In Praise of Love
This specific production does not yet have a description, but the play itself does:
When this play was first performed in the West End on the 27th September 1973 at the Duchess Theatre it was in the form of a double bill with the overall title of “In Praise of Love”. The main play, subsequently known as “In Praise of Love”, was then titled “After Lydia” and was preceded by “a divertimento” called “Before Dawn”. The same four cast members played in both pieces. “Before Dawn” was not well received and was dropped from future productions and so “In Praise of Love” became the new title for “After Lydia”.
The play was “inspired” by the marriage of Rex Harrison and Kay Kendall.
Cast & Crew
|Joey Cruttwell||Christien Anholt|
|Lydia Cruttwell||Lisa Harrow|
|Mark Walters||Ray Lonnen|
|Sebastian Cruttwell||Peter Bowles|
|Assistant Stage Manager||Mark Shillabeer|
|Company and Stage Manager||Neil Bennett|
|Deputy Stage Manager||Blair Halliday|
|Lighting Designer||Mark Pritchard|
|Production Carpenter||Steve Parker|
|Production Electrician||Simon Maunder|
|Wardrobe and Wigs||Sonja Mohren|
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