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Out of the Picture

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Louis MacNeice 

  • Synopsis

    A tragi-comedy about the plight of an artist, his model, an actress and a psychologist as a world war looms.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    11

  • Cast Size Female

    6

  • Cast Notes

    Some doubling of roles

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Miss Haskey Christine Silver
Bailiff John Moody
Bill the Parrot John Moody
Auctioneer Francis Jamis
Moll O'Hara Vivienne Bennett
Portright Geoffrey Edwards
First Man Peter Bennett
Auctioneer's Assistant Peter Bennett
Second Man Robert Carrington
Listener-In Stuart Latham
Radio Announcer John Glynn-Jones
Clara de Groot Elspeth Duxbury
Mrs Freudenberg Isobel Scaife
Venus Vera Pohakoff
Jenny Jane Vaughan
Dr Spielmann Philip Leaver
Sir Sholto Spielman Philip Leaver
Production Team  
Director Rupert Doone
Music by Benjamin Britten
Set & Costume Designer Robert Medley

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Out of the Picture

  • Year

    1937

  • Published By

    Faber and Faber

  • Address

    74-77 Great Russell Street
    London WC1B 3DA
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7465 0045

  • Email

    contact@faber.co.uk

  • Website

    www.faber.co.uk

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    David Higham Associates Limited

  • Address

    5-8 Lower John Street, Golden Square,
    London W1F 9HA
    England

  • Phone

    44 - 20 - 7437 7888

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information from previews in the Times and John Parker's Who's Who In Theatre (London: Pitman, 1939)