A Touch of Spring

Jill Melford’s role was taken over during her temporary absence by Jacqueline Lacey.

Cast & Crew


Alexander Ben Claiborne
Alison Ames
assistant hotel manager
Baldassare Pantaleone
Diana Claiborne
John Wesley
Vittorio Spina
Alexander Ben Claiborne
  (started 30th June 1975)
Alison Ames
  (started 24th November 1975)
Diana Claiborne
  (December 1975)


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Play description

This play was originally presented on Broadway at the Booth Theatre in 1968 as AVANTI! – and filmed under this title in 1972 by Billy Wilder. It was first presented in the UK at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in 1972 under the title FRIENDS, ROMANS AND LOVERS.


  1. On 23rd May 2020 at 4:58 p.m., Broadway85 noted:

    The part played by Hayley Mills in this production was played by her sister Juliet Mills in the film version.

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