German-Speaking Emigrés
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Title of The Play MY FRIEND ROLLO
Alternative Titles ROLLO
English Titles  
Year of Premiere 1959
Place of Premiere Oxford Playhouse Company, Oxford
Language(s) English
Genre Farce
Based on/Source  
Producer(s) Frank Hauser
Director Frank Hauser
Author Marcel Achard
Cast Leo McKern, Gwen Cherrell, Harold Jenson, Nicolette Bernard, Ferdy Mayne, Jacqueline Ellis
Literature Times, 6 October 1959
Punch, 14 October 1959
Times, 28 October 1959
Special notes Original French title: "Patate". The production was subsequently transferred to the Strand Theatre, London, now titled "Rollo".

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