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Title of The Play CLOSE QUARTERS
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Premiere 1935
Place of Premiere Embassy Theatre, London
Language(s) English
Based on/Source Play "Attentat" by W. O. Somin
Producer(s) Irene Hentschel
Director Irene Hentschel
Author Gilbert Lennox (adapted from Somin's play)
Cast Flora Robson, Oscar Homolka
Literature Times, 27 June 1935
Punch, 31 July 1935
London Mercury, August 1935
Special notes In July 1935 the production was transferred to the Haymarket Theatre. When it was staged at the Savoy Theatre in September 1935, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies played opposite Homolka.

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