The Reluctant Debutante

For the first week of the West End run, Peter Myers’ role as David Bulloch was played by his understudy, Jeremy Longhurst, owing to Myers’ illness. (‘Chit Chat’, The Stage 2nd June 1955, page 6.)

The West End run achieved 748 performances.

On 12th August 1957, the post-West End tour transferred to a different management (Alfred Farrell for Kingwood Productions), with Jack Hulbert still in the lead but an otherwise different cast.

Cast & Crew

Cast

Clarissa
David Bulloch
David Hoylake-Johnson
Jane
Jimmy Broadbent
Mabel Crosswaite
Mrs Edgar
Sheila Broadbent
David Bulloch (temporary replacement)
  (24th – 28th May 1955)
Mabel Crosswaite (replacement)
  (started 22nd August 1955)
Clarissa (replacement)
  (started 1956)
Mrs Edgar (replacement)
  (started 1956)
Sheila Broadbent (replacement)
  (started 2nd April 1956)
David Hoylake-Johnson (replacement)
  (started 16th July 1956)
Jimmy Broadbent (replacement)
  (started 16th July 1956)
Jane (replacement)
  (started 1st October 1956)
Clarissa (replacement)
  (started 1957)
Mabel Crosswaite (Replacement)
  (started 1957)
Mrs Edgar (replacement)
  (started 1957)
Sheila Broadbent (replacement)
  (started 25th March 1957)

Crew

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Set Designer
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