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The Prisoner of Zenda

The Prisoner of Zenda, by Anthony Hope, opens with the King of Ruritania, drugged on the eve of his coronation in an attempt to make him lose his crown. An English gentleman named Rudolph Rassendyll, who is on holiday in Ruritania, resembles the king and is persuaded to act in place of the monarch in order to save the unstable political situation.  It falls on Rassendyll to overcome the plots and counterplots of a triad of scheming villains in order to save the king from his imprisonment in the town of Zenda.

Writer

Anthony Hope

Adapter

Matt Tallman & Company

Director

Matt Tallman

Categories

Classics Comedy