Restoration is set in eighteenth-century England: a world ofcruelty, injustice and iron privilege. Lord Are is forced by povertyinto an unwanted marriage with the daughter of a wealthy mineowner. Onemorning, during breakfast, he commits a bizarre and fatal crime. Heseeks to pin responsibility for it on his guileless, illiteratefootman, Bob Hedges. A battle ensues between Bob's black,justice-hungry wife and the fortified privilege of the ruling classes.
This is a new programme text edition of the play with minorrevisions to the original text and produced for the tour by OxfordStaeg Company.