1958 - Progressive Players Gateshead - All The Plays

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1950 - 1959

PP 292

Play 249

LT 154

20 January 1958
The Spider Ring
Mabel Constanduros & Howard Agg
A newlywed learns that her obnoxious husband's first wife died in suspicious circumstances, and realises her life is in danger too.
Thriller, 1-Act.
"Presentation of One-Act Plays".

PP 293

Play 250

LT 155

20 January 1958
The Affairs Of Madame Parpot
Yves Cabrol
Synopsis not available
Comedy, 1-Act.
"Presentation Of One-Act Plays".

PP 294

Play 251

LT 156

4 - 8 February 1958
Waters Of The Moon
Norman C Hunter
The unexpected arrival of an affluent (and slightly eccentric) family at a shabby Devon moors hotel shakes up the routine of its long-term residents.
Comedy.

PP 295

Play 252

LT 157

25 - 29 March 1958
The Little Dry Thorn
Gordon Daviot
The biblical tale of Abraham, commanded by God to take his wife and family from their home in Mesopotamia to the land of Canaan.
Drama.

PP 296

Play 253

LT 158

13 - 17 May 1958
Relative Values
Noel Coward
The son of a countess becomes engaged to a famous film star, to the dismay of the maid, who is the star's estranged sister.
Comedy.

PP 297

Play 254

LT 159

8 - 12 July 1958
Cheapside
James Parrish
Synopsis not available
Drama.

PP 298

Play 255

LT 160

9 - 13 September 1958
An Ideal Husband
Oscar Wilde
The parliamentary ambitions of an up-and-coming Foreign Office under-secretary are threatened when he is blackmailed over his ill-gotten gains.
Comedy.

PP 299

LT 161

22 September 1958
Maid To Order
Marjorie Laws
Synopsis not available
(Previously produced in 1947)
Drama, 1-Act.
"Presentation Of Three One-Act Plays".

PP 300

LT 162

22 September 1958
In The Mist
Anthony Gittins
Synopsis not available
(Previously produced in 1939)
Thriller, 1-Act.
"Presentation Of Three One-Act Plays".

PP 301

LT 163

22 September 1958
Orange Blossom
Philip Johnson
Synopsis not available
(Previously produced in 1952)  
Comedy, 1-Act.
"Presentation Of Three One-Act Plays".

PP 302

LT 164

28 October - 1 November 1958
Pillars Of The Community
Henrik Ibsen
A highly respected shipowner is actually guilty of dishonest practices, and is goaded towards repentance by the arrival of people from his past.
(Previously produced in 1930)
Drama.
Translated by Una Ellis-Fermor from the play "Samfundets Stotter".

PP 303

Play 256

LT 165

9 - 13 December 1958
All My Sons
Arthur Miller
Convicted of making faulty parts for US war planes, a man struggles to come to terms with having sent men, including his own son, to their deaths.
Drama.

 
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