Larger than Life

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Larger than Life is a comedy in three acts by Guy Bolton, based on Somerset Maugham's novel Theatre. First produced at the Longacre Theatre, NY in 1917. Turned into a television play by Guy Bolton in 1952. Centres on characters who work and act in the theatre world.

Performance history in South Africa

1954: Presented by East London Technical College Drama Club at John Bisseker Hall, East London, produced by Elaine Shaw.

1955: Produced by Anthony Farmer for the Johannesburg Reps in December 1955, with a guest appearance by British star Jessie Matthews.


See entry in Wikipedia [1].

Tucker, 1997.

Press clipping from The Star Tonight, 25 July 1978, held by NELM.

Arts Theatre Club archive held by George Mountjoy.

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