1954 - Progressive Players Gateshead - All The Plays

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1950 - 1959

PP 246

Play 205

LT 108

2 - 6 February 1954
Spring At Marino
Constance Cox
In 1860 rural Russia, two young men come to realise that their relationships with their fathers have fallen into neglect.
Drama.
Based on the novel "Fathers And Sons" by Ivan Turgenev.

PP 247

Play 206

LT 109

12 March 1954
The Neighbours
Yves Cabrol
In rural France, a vegetable farmer plots to marry her neighbour, with whom she has had a thirty-year feud, in order to control him.
Drama, 1-Act.
National Festival Of Community Drama, Northumbrian County Final.

PP 248

Play 207

LT 110

23 - 27 March 1954
Jupiter Laughs
Archibald Joseph Cronin
A young doctor cancels her plans to do missionary work in China when she falls in love with a research psychiatrist, but then she is killed in a fire.
Drama.

PP 249

Play 208

LT 111

10 April 1954
Among Those Present
Aubrey Feist
Synopsis not available
Drama, 1-Act.
"Presentation Of Three One-Act Plays".

PP 250

Play 209

LT 112

10 April 1954
Master Dudley
Philip Johnson
Synopsis not available
Drama, 1-Act.
"Presentation Of Three One-Act Plays".

PP 251

Play 210

LT 113

10 April 1954
The Prattling Prentice
Norman Holland
In late 14th Century England, when a gifted young apprentice baker is sacked for talking too much, a wily cleric helps him win back his job - for a fee.
Drama, 1-Act
"Presentation Of Three One-Act Plays".

PP 252

Play 211

LT 114

11 - 15 May 1954
The Wingless Victory
Maxwell Anderson
A ship's captain returns to his New England home with a Malayan wife, much to the horror of his sanctimonious family.
Drama.

PP 253

LT 115

13 - 17 July 1954
The Rivals
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
A rich sea captain pretends to be a penniless ensign, because his lady love is determined to marry a man who despises wealth.
(Previously produced in 1928)  
Comedy.

PP 254

Play 212

LT 116

21 - 25 September 1954
The Romantic Young Lady
Gregorio & Maria Martinez-Sierra
In an attempt to escape her stifling home-life, a young woman accepts a job as secretary to a handsome author of romantic fiction.
Comedy.
Translated by Helen & Harley Granville-Barker from the play "Sueno De Una Noche De Agosto".

PP 255

Play 213

LT 117

27 September 1954
Retrospect
Pat Portus
Synopsis not available
Drama, 1-Act. First Performance Of A New Play.
"Three Original One-Act Plays".

PP 256

Play 214

LT 118

27 September 1954
The Pedestal Of Ozymandias
Brian Ridley
Synopsis not available
Drama, 1-Act. First Performance Of A New Play.
"Three Original One-Act Plays".

PP 257

Play 215

LT 119

27 September 1954
The Laughing Mask
A Lowery, G Taylor & W Ward
Synopsis not available
Drama, 1-Act. First Performance Of A New Play.
"Three Original One-Act Plays".

PP 258

Play 216

LT 120

2 - 6 November 1954
Thirty Pieces Of Silver
Howard Fast
A minor government official in Washington DC is investigated as a potential traitor. In his efforts to save his job, he comes into conflict with his wife.
Drama.

PP 259

Play 217

LT 121

14 - 18 December 1954
Hobson's Choice
Harold Brighouse
In 1880's Lancashire, a shoe shop owner's daughter marries the shop's best cobbler, then sets up a rival business.
Comedy.

 
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