Pride and Prejudice

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Pride and Prejudice is a play by London-born Australian dramatist Helen Jerome (1883-1958) [1], based on the novel by Jane Austen..

The original text

The 1935 production of Pride and Prejudice: A Sentimental Comedy Written in Three Acts, written by Helen Jerome and played on Broadway, featured Adrienne Allen, an English actress, as Elizabeth Bennet. Published by Samuel French.

Performance history in South Africa

1938: Presented by the University of Cape Town's Speech and Drama Department at the Little Theatre in June, directed by George Vollaire.


Inskip, 1972. p.123.

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