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The Strange Lover

OVERVIEW

  • 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

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    8

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

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