They Came to a City

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They Came to a City is a play by J.B. Priestley (1894-1984). Published in Four Plays, Heinemann, 1944. (Contents: Music at Night; The Long Mirror; They Came to a City; Desert Highway.)

Performance history in South Africa

1944: Produced by Minna Schneier for New Theatre at the Library Theatre, Johannesburg, in 1944, featuring Doreen Hamshaw, Sydney Witkin, Shirley Hepburn, Anita Colman and others.

1944: Produced by Minna Millstein for the UCT Dramatic Society, 1944, featuring Mary Dean, Richard Buncher, Diana Rimer, Rowland Pilcher, Anthony Robinson, Pietro Nolte, Bronwen Mears, Dorothea Gibson. Set by Basil Warner.


South African Opinion, 1(6):23; 1(7):20, 1944.

Trek, 9(3):18; 9(5):18, 1944.

Inskip, 1972.

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