Aldwych Theatre

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Occupation Nina Hamnett
Through a second cousin NH got a job as one of the chorus in a play at the Aldwych Theatre at one pound a week. The play ran for two weeks, but she then spent...
Occupation Viola Tree
VT became the manager of the Aldwych Theatre .
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
(16 November 1938): 9
Performance of text Kate O'Brien
KOB 's three-act play Distinguished Villa opened at London's Aldwych Theatre : it was successful despite facing heavy odds because of the General Strike, which began the next day.
Reynolds, Lorna. Kate O’Brien: A Literary Portrait. Colin Smythe; Barnes and Noble, 1987.
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Performance of text George Paston
GP 's one-act comedy Stuffing, in which stuffing a duck becomes an occasion for marital conflict and reconciliation, was performed as an item in a suffrage matinee at the Aldwych Theatre .
Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press, 1973.
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Wearing, J. P. The London Stage 1910-1919. Scarecrow Press, 1982.
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Performance of text Harold Pinter
The Aldwych Theatre put on a play called The Collection, collaboratively adapted by Harold Pinter and Peter Hall from Pinter's recent television play with the same title.
Billington, Michael. Harold Pinter. Faber and Faber, 2007.
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Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Performance of text Harold Pinter
HP 's play Old Times was first produced by Peter Hall at the Aldwych Theatre .
Billington, Michael. Harold Pinter. Faber and Faber, 2007.
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Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Performance of text Dodie Smith
DS later adapted her novel into a play, which ran at the Aldwych Theatre in London in March and April of 1954, but received bad reviews.
Gale, Maggie B. West End Women: Women and the London Stage, 1918-1962. Routledge, 1996.
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Grove, Valerie. Dear Dodie: The Life of Dodie Smith. Chatto and Windus, 1996.
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Following the success of 101 Dalmatians,...
Performance of text Christopher St John
CSJ 's adaptationFyodor Mikhailovich DostoevskyThe Brothers Karamazov was first performed by the Stage Society at the Aldwych Theatre , London.
Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press, 1973.
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Performance of text Richmal Crompton
The play 'Charity Begins—'. was performed at the Aldwych Theatre , having been adapted from one of RC 's short stories by Ireland Wood
Williams, Kay. Just Richmal. Genesis, 1986.
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Performance of text Pam Gems
The production, which starred Jane Lapotaire , transferred to the Aldwych Theatre in London for the following season, and then, in 1981, to the Plymouth Theatre on New York's Broadway.
Demastes, William W., editor. British Playwrights, 1956-1995. Greenwood Press, 1996.
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Performance of text Hélène Gingold
After its initial, single performance at the Brighton Pier in Sussex on 4 July 1910, Looking for Trouble went on to a forty-one-performance run at the Aldwych Theatre in London between 13 May and 21...
Textual Production Constance Garnett
She translated The Cherry Orchard in 1906 (two years after its first appearance in Russian) and submitted the result to Incorporated Stage Society . For a long time she received no response, but on 28...

Timeline

28 May 1911
Anton Pavlovich Chekhov 's The Cherry Orchard was first performed in England (in Constance Garnett 's translation): by the Incorporated Stage Society at the Aldwych Theatre in London.
1960
The Royal Shakespeare Company was established under director Peter Hall : it began with a spring and summer season in Stratford upon Avon, then a winter season at the Aldwych Theatre , London.