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The Strange Lover


  • Playwright

    Lord Dunsany 

  • Synopsis

    A comic horror fantasy about an eccentric professor who lives in the Great House on the Moors. He creates a man, whom he aptly calls Frank and introduces him to his friends. Frank forms a particular attachment to the beautiful Marianna.

  • Play Type

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Marianna Cathleen Delany
Robert Wolding Peter Copley
Alcabra Basil Lord
Cundell Michael Ripper
Mr. Grainger Hamlyn Benson
Mrs. Grainger Jean Anderson
Mrs. Simpson Nora O'Mahony
The Busker Cecil Brock
Professor Mefisto Robert Hennessy (1)
Frank Morland Ronald Ibbs
Tholomion Dermot Kelly
Joan Sheila Timmon
Production Team  
Produced by Peter Powell
Manager Lord Longford

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Source Of Information

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