German-Speaking Emigrés
in British Cinema

A Biographical Database



Title of The Play OFF THE MAINLAND
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Premiere 1956
Place of Premiere Arts Theatre, London
Language(s) English
Based on/Source  
Producer(s) Andre van Gyseghem
Director Andre van Gyseghem
Author Robert Shaw
Cast Ralph Michael, Constance Wake, Robert Shaw, Martin Miller, David Saire
Literature Times, 31 May 1956
Punch, 6 June 1956
Spectator, 8 June 1956
Jewish Chronicle, 8 June 1956
Special notes "The best character is the doctor, amusingly played by Martin Miller." (Eric Keown, Punch)

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