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Captain Brassbound's Conversion


  • Playwright

    George Bernard (GB) Shaw 

  • Synopsis

    Lady Cicely manipulates the truth cunningly to ensure that fairness rather than merely justice prevails.

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Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    20 March 1906

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  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    It was first performed in London at the Court Theatre.

Original Cast  
Sidi El Assif Lewis Casson
Osman Gordon Bailey
Captain Brassbound Frederick Kerr
Sir Howard Hallam J.H. Barnes
Lady Cicely Waynflete Ellen Terry
The Cadi Trevor Lowe
Marzo Michael Sherbrooke
Drinkwater Edmund Gwenn
Rankin Fred Cremlin
Redbrook C.L. Delph
American Bluejacket Frederick Lloyd
Johnson Edmund Gurney
Hassan Jules Shaw
Captain Hamlin Kearney, U.S.N. James Carew

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