German-Speaking Emigrés
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Title of The Play THUNDER ROCK
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Premiere 1940
Place of Premiere Neighbourhood Theatre, London
Language(s) English
Based on/Source  
Producer(s) Herbert Marshall
Director Herbert Marshall
Author Robert Ardrey
Cast Michael Redgrave, Robert Sansom, Frederick Valk, Percy Parsons, Rosalind Atkinson, Fredda Brilliant
Literature Times, 20 June 1940.
Punch, 10 July 1940.
Times, 1 August 1940.
Jewish Chronicle, 9 August 1940.
Special notes The Neighbourhood Theatre in South Kensington opened with this production, and other plays of similar quality followed, all produced by the theatre's director, Herbert Marshall. (The theatre was later destroyed by enemy action.) The production was transferred to the Globe Theatre in late July 1940.

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