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1940 - 1949

PP 150

Play 122

LT 12

6 January 1945
Dear Departed
Stanley Houghton
Hours after her father's death, a woman lays claim to his prized bureau before her sister arrives to discuss the inheritance, but a shock awaits them both.
Comedy, 1-Act. Junior Members Production.

PP 151

Play 123

LT 13

6 January 1945
A Room In The Tower
T B Morris
Imprisoned for high treason in the Tower Of London and resigned to her fate, Lady Jane Grey is visited by Queen Mary.
Drama, 1-Act. Junior Members Production.

PP 152

Play 124

LT 14

6 January 1945
Sunday Costs Five Pesos
Josephine Niggli
A girl, through jealousy, breaks up with her fiance and then, repentant, tries to win him back with the aid of well-meaning friends.
Comedy, 1-Act. Junior Members Production.

PP 153

Play 125

LT 15

6 January 1945
Blow In The Dark
Harold Moreland
Synopsis not available
Unknown Type, 1-Act. Junior Members Production.

PP 154

Play 126

LT 16

31 January - 3 February 1945
London Wall
John Van Druten
The ups and downs of blossoming romance and unrequited love in the offices of a firm of solicitors in 1930's London.
Comedy.

PP 155

Play 127

LT 17

21 - 24 March 1945
The Kingdom Of God
Gregorio & Maria Martinez-Sierra
In Spain, a member of a religious order demonstrates her devotion to the sick and poor at three key points in her life.
Drama.
Translated by Harley & Helen Granville-Barker.

PP 156

Play 128

LT 18

9 - 12 May 1945
When We Are Married
John Boynton Priestley
Three couples celebrate their Silver Weddings, but discover that due to a mix-up they have never actually been married.
Comedy.
In celebration of the Progressive Players' Silver Jubilee.

PP 157

LT 19

17 May 1945
Sunday Costs Five Pesos
Josephine Niggli
A girl, through jealousy, breaks up with her fiance then, repentant, tries to win him back with the aid of well-meaning friends.
(Previously produced in January 1945)
Comedy, 1-Act.
Drama Festival, Tyneside Association For Music, Drama And The Arts
.

PP 158

LT 20

6 July 1945
Sunday Costs Five Pesos
Josephine Niggli
A girl, through jealousy, breaks up with her fiance then, repentant, tries to win him back with the aid of well-meaning friends.
(Previously produced in May and January 1945)
Comedy, 1-Act.
North East Central Drama Festival.

PP 159

Play 129

LT 21

18 - 21 July 1945
Distant Point
Aleksandr Nikolayevich Afinogenov
During a brief stopover at an isolated village, a Red Army commander is greeted as a hero by the Communist inhabitants, but his visit has life-changing consequences for some of them.
Drama.
Translated by Hubert Griffin.

PP 160

Play 130

LT 22

10 - 13 October 1945
Once Upon A Time
John Knowles
In 1828 Germany, the academic lives of two brothers are disturbed by both the onset of marriage and changes to their beloved library.
Comedy. First Performance Of A New Play.
Based on the true story of the Brothers Grimm.

PP 161

Play 131

LT 23

3 - 6 December 1945
Living Room
Esther McCracken
Synopsis not available
Comedy.

 
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