Book of the Month

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Book of the Month is a play by Basil Thomas (1912-1937)[1]

The original text

First produced at the Royal Hippodrome, Preston, 1954.

Published by Evans Brothers, London in 1958.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Designed and directed by Anthony Farmer or the Johannesburg Repertory Players at the Johannesburg Repertory Theatre from 5-22 October 1955.

Presented by the Anchor Players, 1958.

Produced by the Brian Brooke Company starring Diane Wilson as Doris. Date and venue unknown.


Doollee: The Playwrights Database [2].

Press clippings held by NELM: [Collection: FARMER, Anthony]: 2007. 18. 14. 33

A programme in Playtime no. 110 of October 1955 held by NELM: [Collection: FARMER, Anthony]: 2007. 18. 13. 159.

Theatre programme (Brooke production) held by NELM: [Collection: WILSON, Diane]: 2012. 18. 8. 1 and [Collection: ASCH, Valda]: 2005. 65. 7. 11.

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