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Who Shall Be Happy..?

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Trevor Griffiths 

  • Setting

    Palais de Luxembourg, Paris. April 1794, the height of the Great Terror.

  • Notes

    An adaptation of the television drama 'Hope in the Year Two' by the same author.

  • Synopsis

    A ransacked Palais de Luxembourg is home to a prisoner as famous as the Revolution itself. The authorities, fearful of a rescue attempt, have planted a decoy to confuse his supporters, for in less than twenty-four hours the Revolution will turn against one of its most celebrated protagonists and execute George Jacques Danton. Henry is the prisoner's warder, the "first fruiting" of the revolution and the last hope of its fading hero.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
The Prisoner Stanley Townsend
Henry Kulvinder Ghir
Production Team  
Director Trevor Griffiths
Designer Hayden Griffin
Lighting Designer Aidan Lacey
Producer Jackie Doyle
Sound Green Dolphin Studios
Composer Neil Martin
Assistant Designer Terry Loane
Production Manager Guy Barriscale
Stage Manager Val Bainbridge
Assistant Stage Manager Gary Warmington
Set Construction Guy Barriscale
Graphic Design Stuart Marshall
Photography Jill Jennings
Marketing Ciara McKeagney
Hair by Nicki Gordon

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Who Shall Be Happy..?

  • Year

    1996

  • Published By

    Samuel French Inc

  • Address

    45 West 25th Street - Dept.W
    New York
    USA

  • Phone

    + 1 212 206-8990

  • Website

    www.samuelfrench.com

  • ISBN

    0573626251

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Niels Weise, Peters Fraser and Dunlop

  • Address

    Drury House, 34-43 Russell Street
    London WC2B 5HA
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7344 1055

  • Email

    nweise@pfd.co.uk

  • Website

    www.pfd.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and promotional flyer.