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Nude With Violin

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Noel Coward 

  • Setting

    Set in Paul Sorodin's Studio in Paris shortly after his death.

  • Synopsis

    A light comedy about a famous modern painter who hasn't - painted that is. After his demise it is revealed that his work has been done by anyone including a small child. A barbed attack on 'Modern Art' and the 'values' placed on such paintings.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    8

  • Cast Size Female

    6

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    24 September 1956

  • Production Notes

    Produced by H.M. Tennent Ltd.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Olympia Theatre

Original Cast  
Sebastien Sir John Gielgud
Marie-Celeste Gillian Webb
Clinton Preminger Junior Peter Sallis
Isobel Sorodin Joyce Carey
Jane Ann Castle
Colin Basil Henson
Pamela Patricia Raine
Jacob Friedland David Horne
Anya Pavlikov Patience Collier
Cherry-May Waterton Kathleen Harrison
Fabrice Douglas Robinson
Obadiah Lewellyn Thomas Baptiste
George John Sterland
Lauderdale Nicky Edmett
Production Team  
Director Sir John Gielgud
Settings by Paul Anstee

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Samuel French Ltd

  • Address

    52 Fitzroy St
    London W1T 5JR
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7387 9373

  • Website

    samuelfrench-london.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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