German-Speaking Emigrés
in British Cinema

A Biographical Database



Title of The Play FRIEDA
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Premiere 1946
Place of Premiere Westminster Theatre, London
Language(s) English
Based on/Source  
Producer(s) Irene Hentschel
Director Irene Hentschel
Author Ronald Millar
Cast Valerie White, Jack Allen, Barbara Everest, Carl Jaffe, Barbara Couper, Ursula Howells, Edgar Norfolk, Ray Jackson
Literature Times, 3 May 1946
Jewish Chronicle, 10 May 1946
Punch, 15 May 1946
Special notes Sets by Michael Relph. The same cast appeared in a BBC radio version in July 1946. The feature film FRIEDA, directed by Basil Dearden, was released in June 1947.

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