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1950 - 1959

PP 196

Play 160

LT 58

31 January - 4 February 1950
The Gioconda Smile
Aldous Huxley
A man remarries after his invalid wife dies, but is sentenced to be hanged after it is discovered the wife was poisoned.
Drama.
Adapted from the short story "The Gioconda Smile" by Aldous Huxley.

PP 197

Play 161

LT 59

14 - 18 March 1950
Scandal At Barchester
Vera Wheatley
In 18th Century England, an impoverished curate is accused of theft, which prevents his daughter marrying the son of the wealthy Archdeacon.
Drama.
Adapted from the novel "The Last Chronicle Of Barset" by Anthony Trollope.

PP 198

Play 162

LT 60

One performance between 27 March - 1 April 1950 (Precise date unknown)
The Pennine Way
Ruth Dodds
A supernatural being challenges four hillwalkers to justify their reasons for living, but one of the four finds it difficult to come up with a satisfactory answer.
Drama, 1-Act, First Performance Of A New Play.
British Drama League, Northumbrian County Final.

PP 199

Play 163

LT 61

9 - 13 May 1950
A Bill Of Divorcement
Clemence Dane
In 1920's England, a man returns home after he escapes from an insane asylum, only to find his wife is preparing to divorce him and marry another.
Drama.

PP 200

Play 164

LT 62

11 - 15 July 1950
Crab-Apple Harvest
Alida L Richardson
An orphan girl goes into domestic service for a hard-hearted man to repay her father's debts, but the relationship between them takes a surprising twist.
Comedy, First Performance Of A New Play.

PP 201

LT 63

19 - 23 September 1950
The Pennine Way
Ruth Dodds
A supernatural being challenges four hillwalkers to justify their reasons for living, but one of the four finds it difficult to come up with a satisfactory answer.
(Previously produced in March/April 1950)
Drama, 1-Act.

PP 202

Play 165

LT 64

19 - 23 September 1950
The Lady From Alfaqueque
Serafin & Joachin Alvarez Quintero
In 1914 Madrid, a woman happily helps anyone hailing from her beloved hometown of Alfaqueque, but her latest visitor turns out to be a big disappointment.
Comedy.
Translated by Helen & Harvey Granville-Barker from the play "La Consuelesa".

PP 203

Play 166

LT 65

31 October - 4 November 1950
Prison Without Bars
Peggy Barwell
An inmate of a girl's reformatory competes with its superintendant for the affections of its young doctor.
Drama.

PP 204

Play 167

LT 66

12 - 16 December 1950
The Miser
Moliere
A rich money-lender's feisty children long to escape from his penny-pinching household and marry their respective lovers.
Comedy.
Translated and adapted by Miles Malleson.

 
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