Most of it is in the Powerpoint, the play we looked at was 'The Country Wife'
Remember; Comedy of Manners exsisted in France to (you did a workshop on it, if you want to see some- click here
Comedy of Manners started in the restoration; but continued into the Georgian era; where Oscar Wilde wrote 'The Importance of Being Earnest' which we worked on on Thursday.
If you want a real master class, here is SImon Callow sharing his pearls of wisdom on Restoration Comedy acting
And here is some American called 'Ian Finley' doing a presentation on Comedy of Manners.
He's not English, but then again neither was Mr. Shake-es-spear (you don't see no Englishman with no spear!)
Downton Abbey is not a Comedy of Manners... Though it is a good example of the Manners system. (It's not a Melodrama either!)
there are a lot of videos on youtube if you want to learn more- https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=comedy+of+manners
Singer and Songwriter in Heroic Cockerill and me.