UK premiere of Jean Anouilh’s 1950 play LA REPETITION OU L’AMOUR PUNI, in the translation by Pamela Hansford Johnson and Kitty Black.
The West End transfer of this Bristol Old Vic production involved three different theatres, including two spells at the Globe.
Jeffery Dench, who played Monsieur Damiens at Bristol, took over from Andrew Kane as the footman halfway through the West End run.
Cast & Crew
|Monsieur Damiens||Jeffery Dench|
|The Count||Robert Hardy|
|The Countess||Phyllis Calvert|
|Monsieur Damiens||Lockwood West
(started 6th April 1961)
(started September 1961)
(started 11th December 1961)
|Translated by||Kitty Black|
|Translated by||Pamela Hansford Johnson|
|Assistant Stage Manager||Petronella Byrnes|
|Chief Engineer||Joe Davis|
|Chief Wardrobe Supervisor||Lily Taylor|
|Company and Stage Manager||Leonard Upton|
|Deputy Stage Manager||Gwen Hill|
|General Manager||Bernard Gordon|
|Ladies’ costumes designed by||Jane Graham|
|Miss Calvert’s hair styled by||Michel (Park Lane) Ltd|
|Press Representative||Vivienne Byerley|
|Production Manager||Ian Dow|
|Scenery painted by||Daphne Dare|
|Scenery painted by||Jane Graham|
|Wigs by||Wig Creations|
|Wigs dressed by||Robin Phillips|
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