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Play within a play a play acted as part of the action of another play; often with reference to Hamlet, in which Hamlet arranges for the Players to perform a play (‘the Mouse-trap’) which shows the circumstances of his father's murder.

See also fair play's a jewel, give and take is fair play, turn about is fair play, all work and no play.

Subjects: Theatre — Literature.


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