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The Lady of the Manor


  • Playwright

    Carolyn Swift 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Lea Goldberg

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from T. Carmi's translation from the Hebrew of Lea Goldberg's play 'The Lady of the Castle'.
  • Setting

    An old castle in a central European country, about two years after the Second World War.

  • Synopsis

    A young girl is saved from death at the hands of the Nazi's, but held captive by her savior.

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Dr. Dora Maura Keeley
Michael Sand Derek Young
Zabrodsky Fred Johnson
Lena Juliet Tatlow
Production Team  
Set Designer Issy Abrahami
Music Arranged by David Fitzgerald
Produced by Issy Abrahami
Manager Christine Longford
Assistant Manager Ann O'Connor
Stage Director Monica Brophy
Stage Manager Tom Samway
Set Painter Noel McMahon
Set Painter Brian Collins
Assistant Carpenter Louis Molloy
Chief Electrician Arthur Jones
PR Betty Robbins
Carpenter Michael Lambert

Unpublished Scripts

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Source Of Information

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