Captain Carvallo

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Captain Carvallo is a traditional comedy play told in three acts by British dramatist, playwright and script writer Denis Cannan (1919-2011) about a philandering young army officer. It opened at the St. James Theatre on 9 August 1950, as the second production under Sir Laurence Olivier's management. The play was first tried out in March 1950 at the Bristol Old Vic, a production that was preferred by Cannan.

Performance history in South Africa

Leonard Schach directed the play for the Cockpit Players, July 1951 at the Hofmeyr Theatre, starring George Cormack, Dorothy Felbert, John Roberts and Percy Sieff. Décor by Cecil Pym

Translations and adaptations


Inskip, 1977. p 121

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