Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MS38/312
Title'Ring Round the Moon' by Jean Anouilh
Extent1 file
DescriptionPress and magazine cuttings of reviews of 'Ring Round the Moon', translated by Christopher Fry; with photographs and illustrations of members of the cast and cast list; includes programme with cast list and handwritten date 1950; magazine extracts with photographs of cast members in scenes from the play; programme with cast list for provincial production 1951; cutting mentions Denholm Elliott (leading cast member in New York production) won the Donaldson Award for best Broadway debut performance 1950-1951

Performed at The Globe Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, 26 Jan 1950, closing performance (678th) 22 Sep 1951; presented by Tennent Productions Ltd in association with the Arts Council of Great Britain; directed by Peter Brook; music by Richard Addinsell; decor by Oliver Messel
The Theatre Royal, Brighton, 9 Jan 1950
On tour: 1951: The Theatre Royal, Brighton
America: The Martin Beck Theatre, New York, Dec 1950; presented by Gilbert Miller; setting by Georges Wakhevitch and Raoul Duffy

Casts: David Horne, Paul Scofield, Audrey Fildes, Marjorie Stewart, Richard Wattis, Margaret Rutherford, Daphne Newton, Cecil Trouncer, William Mervyn, Claire Bloom, Mona Washbourne, Mayne Lynton, Richard Scott, David Phethean, Donald Findlay, Peter Martyn, Marie Lohr, Frederick Valk, Yvette Wyatt, Dennis Chinnery, Denholm Elliott, Lucille Watson, Stella Andrew, Georgina Cookson, Oscar Karlweiss, Philip Tongue, Brenda Forbes
Access StatusOpen


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