German-Speaking Emigrés
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Title of The Play THE GAY INVALID
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Premiere 1951
Place of Premiere Garrick Theatre, London
Language(s) English
Genre Comedy
Based on/Source  
Producer(s) Michael Langham
Director Michael Langham
Author Moliere
Cast A. E. Matthews, Elisabeth Bergner, Daphne Slater, Michael Shepley, Walter Gore, Tod Slaughter, Peter Cushing, Ferdy Mayne, Peter Vaughan
Literature Times, 25 January 1951
Jewish Chronicle, 2 February 1951
Spectator, 2 February 1951
Punch, 7 February 1951
Special notes Adapted by Sir Barry Jackson and Robert Brenon. The production originally premiered in Manchester in the autumn of 1950.

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