Love on the Dole
Love on the Dole is a novel written in the early 1930s by Walter Greenwood, about working class poverty in 1930s Northern England.
Translations and adaptations
It has been made into both a play and a film. The novel was adapted for the stage by English dramatist Ronald Gow (1897-1993) , and opened at the Manchester Repertory Theatre in 1934. It was eventually filmed and released in 1941 by British National Films with Deborah Kerr as Sally, also starring Frank Cellier.
Performnce history in South Africa
Inskip, 1972. p.123.
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