When We Are Married
When We Are Married is a comedy by the English dramatist, J. B. Priestley. It was first performed at the St. Martin's Theatre, London on 11 October 1938, and transferred to the larger Prince's Theatre in March 1939 and ran until 24 June of that year. In November 1938 When We Are Married became the first play to be televised unedited from a theatre, when the BBC relayed the complete performance between 8.30 and 10.50 p.m. on 16 November. Published as When We Are Married: A Yorkshire Farcical Comedy (French's acting ed.). London: Samuel French, 1938.
Performance history in South Africa
August 1-3,1949: The Port Elizabeth Catholic Dramatic Society presented the satire at the MacSherry Hall. Produced by Rev J McVey and Jackson Lee starring Gwen Assheton-Smith, Marie Robertson, Cynthia Hooper, Donald Reid, Bernard Ritter and Walter Kent.
Scrapbook held by NELM: [Collection: LISTER, Moira]: 2007. 20. 6. 1. (re Hoffman production, 1940).
Trek, 9(8):18, 1944.
Daily Advertiser, August 1 - 2, 1949.
Theatre programme (NAPAC production, undatedd) held by NELM: [Collection: KORT, Maurice]: 2012. 379. 39. 11.
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