The Rover Movies & Media Adaptations

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A 1986 Royal Shakespeare Company production of The Rover, produced by John Barton and starring Jeremy Irons, takes many liberties with Behn's text, replacing hundreds of lines with those of Killigrew, but the result is enjoyable.

Another performance can be seen in a 1995 British Broadcasting Company Production for the Open University in Association with the Women's Playhouse Trust. In this production, Behn's original text is presented in full. The actors, performing on a stage filled with sand, present the characters with energy and vivacity. The video recording is available through Routledge.

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