Richelieu, or The Conspiracy
The original text
First performed in 1839. Became a standard of Edwardian theatre and is perhaps best known for its line "The pen is mightier than the sword", spoken by the Cardinal in Act II, Scene II.
Made into a film generally called Cardinal Richelieu, with George Arliss in 1935.
Translations and adaptations
Performance history in South Africa
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