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THE MASTER BUILDER


Title of The Play THE MASTER BUILDER
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Premiere 1947
Place of Premiere Arts Theatre, London
Language(s) English
Genre Drama
Based on/Source  
Producer(s) Peter Ashmore
Director Peter Ashmore
Author Henrik Ibsen
Cast Frederick Valk, Valerie White, Jane Henderson, Donald Houston, Oliver Burt
Literature Times, 2 January 1947
Jewish Chronicle, 10 January 1947
Punch, 15 January 1947
Olivia Manning: Ibsen in London. Palestine Post, 14 March 1947
Special notes Eric Keown on Valk's performance: "There is intelligence in his every movement, and it is therefore not surprising that in such an exquisite human dynamo the Arts have found a splendid interpreter of Solness." (Punch)
German title of play: "Baumeister Solness".




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