The Big Knife

“Clifford Odets’ searing drama THE BIG KNIFE reunites the author, director Robin Lefevre, producer Bill Kenwright and leading man Martin Shaw, the talents responsible for the enormous success of the recent production of THE COUNTRY GIRL in the West End.” – publicity, 1987

THE BIG KNIFE gets the axe: After a run of just five weeks, the latest production to join the West End flop graveyard has emerged this week. It is the Bill Kenwright production, THE BIG KNIFE.” – The Stage, 15th October 1987

Cast & Crew


Buddy Bliss
Charles Castle
Connie Bliss
Dixie Evans
Dr Frary
Hank Teagle
Marcus Hoff
Marion Castle
Nat Danziger
Patty Benedict
Smiley Coy


Wardrobe Mistress
Assistant Stage Manager
Company and Stage Manager
Deputy Stage Manager


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