Roar Like a Dove

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Roar Like a Dove, a comedy by Lesley Storm. Lesley Storm was the pen-name of Mabel Cowie (1898–1975), also known by her married name of Mabel Clark. She was a Scottish writer, who wrote a number of plays, some of which were filmed. Roar Like a Dove is about a Scottish nobleman's American wife who refuses to try to conceive a son with him after they have had six daughters. Produced on Broadway in 1964. Published by Samuel French.

Performance history in South Africa

1961: Staged by the Brian Brooke Company opening 1 March, directed by Margaret Inglis, with Ivor van Rensburg (Lord Dungavel), Norma West (Emma), Carol Becker (Jane), Gilyan Francesco (Uncle Edward), Brian Brooke (Tom Chadwick), Jennie Gratus (Muriel), John Whiteley (Bernard), Joey Wishnia (Mackintosh) and Thora Phillips (A Nurse).

1969: Directed by Petrina Fry at the Brooke Theatre, starring Brian Brooke and Margaret Inglis. Cast included Robert Haber; Norma West; Carol Becker; Susan Phillips and Linda van Oudtshoorn.

Translations and adaptations


Wikipedia [1]

Performing Arts, HSRC, 1972.

Brian Brooke Company theatre programme (undated).

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