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The Devil's Disciple

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    George Bernard (GB) Shaw 

  • Synopsis

    Shaw describes how England lost her American colonies through so much bungling. At the War Office, someone forgets to tell Lord North to join up with General Johnny Burgoyne and deal with the rebels.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    10

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    14 October 1907

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    It was first presented at the Savoy Theatre, London.

Original Cast  
Chaplain Mr. Brudenell Lewis Casson
General Burgoyne Harley Granville-Barker
Uncle Titus Dudgeon Jules Shaw
Judith Anderson E. Wynne Matthison
Uncle William Dudgeon Harcourt Williams
Major Swindon Arnold Lucy
Dick Dudgeon Matheson Lang
Christy Dudgeon James Annand
Rev. A. Anderson C. Rann Kennedy
Sergeant Kenyon Musgrave
Lawyer Hawkins Arthur Chesney
Mrs. Dudgeon Miss Bateman
Aunt William Dudgeon Mrs. Maltby
Aunt Titus Dudgeon Ethel Harper

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