Comedy Theatre

Connections

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Performance of text May Edginton
These two worked together again on a play entitled Secrets. ME 's Times obituary says that this was produced in 1922 at the Comedy Theatre , where it ran for 373 performances starring Fay Compton
Performance of text Clotilde Graves
The most successful of CG 's stage works, A Mother of Three, a lively farce, was seen at the Comedy Theatre in London; its leitmotif is the idea that men are unreliable.
OCLC WorldCat.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Performance of text Lesley Storm
LS enjoyed her first theatrical success when her three-act comedy Tony Draws a Horse opened at the Comedy Theatre in London. It ran for 364 performances, lasting through the first few months of the...
Textual Production Pam Gems
Eighteen months later the production transferred to London's Comedy Theatre . Samuel French published the text in 1987.
Textual Production Doris Lessing
DL 's three-act Play with a Tiger opened at the Comedy Theatre in London. In June this year it became the second of her plays to reach print.
Doris Lessing: A Retrospective.
Maslen, Elizabeth. Doris Lessing. Northcote House, 1994.
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The British National Bibliography. Council of the British National Bibliography; British Library, Bibliographic Services Division, 1950.
Textual Production Dorothy L. Sayers
Busman's Honeymoon, a play co-authored by DLS and Muriel St Clare Byrne , opened at the Comedy Theatre in London. It ran for nine months and was adapted as a novel by Sayers.
Benstock, Bernard, and Thomas F. Staley, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 77. Gale Research, 1989.
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Reynolds, Barbara. Dorothy L. Sayers: Her Life and Soul. Hodder and Stoughton, 1993.
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Textual Production Fay Weldon
FW 's one-act play Permanance, part of a collaborative multi-act play on married life, was produced in London at the Comedy Theatre .
Contemporary Authors: New Revision Series. Gale Research, 1981.
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Timeline

15 October 1881
The Royal Comedy Theatre was opened.
1 September 1894
Sydney Grundy 's satire on intellectual and emancipated women, The New Woman, opened at the Comedy Theatre in London; it was published the same year.