Imagine this: it's 1680 and you're in Isaac Newton's house. In walks King Charles II, in disguise, with George Fox the original Quaker. Every one of Charles's mistresses, including the notorious Nell Gwyn, proceed to come hunting for him. What follows is a tremendous send-up of science, philosophy, play-writing and the arts. As usual, Shaw has a field day by challenging everything we hold near and dear.