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Royale Theatre, (2/18/1965 - 3/27/1965)

First Preview: Feb 15, 1965
Opening Date: Feb 18, 1965
Closing Date: Mar 27, 1965
Total Previews: 4
Total Performances: 44

Category: Play, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: In and around the Fitton home in the North of England. Present time.

Opening Night Production Staff

Produced by David Susskind, Daniel Melnick and Joseph E. Levine; Produced in association with John Boulting and Roy Boulting; Associate Producer: Robert L. Livingston

Written by Bill Naughton

Directed by Donald McWhinnie

English production designed by Alan Tagg; Costume Design by Peter Harvey; Lighting and American production supervised by Tharon Musser

Production Stage Manager: Marnel Sumner; Stage Manager: Walter Plinge

Press Representative: Irvin Dorfman and Nat Dorfman

Opening Night Cast

Alexandra BerlinViolet Fitton
Hazel DouglasLiz Piper
Richard A. DysartUncle Fred
John KarlenGeoffrey Fitton
Terry LomaxEddie Taylor
Brian MurrayArthur Fitton
Marjorie RhodesLucy Fitton
Eugene RocheJoe Thompson
Rosalind RossMolly Thompson
John SharpLeslie Piper
Donald WolfitEzra Fitton

Understudies: Carol Booth (Violet Fitton), Ralph Drischell (Joe Thompson, Leslie Piper, Uncle Fred), John Karlen (Arthur Fitton), Rosalind Ross (Lucy Fitton) and Diana Webster (Liz Piper, Molly Thompson)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 1965 Best Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Marjorie Rhodes

 1965 Best Featured Actress in a Play [nominee] 

Alexandra Berlin

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