The National Theatre presents The False Servant, by Pierre Marivaux, in a new version by Martin Crimp, and directed by Jonathan Kent. The cast includes David Collings, and Adrian Scarborough as Trivelin.
Lust and avarice trample on the finer feelings of love in this subversive take on sexual manners and the cruelties of courtship. The man thinks that marriage is simply a matter of money and property. But just how far should the woman go to prove him wrong?