Love's a Luxury
Love's a Luxury is a comedy in three acts written in 1942 by Guy Paxton  and Edward V. Hoile.
A theatre man, who seeks a refuge in the country away from the women around him, makes his way to Cranberry Cottage with his leading man. They are met by a young girl who is standing in for her mother who is the housekeeper. Add a crazy camper and allow the wife and girlfriend to arrive with the son and you have the ingredients for a farce.
The original text
Published by H.F.W. Deane and Sons, 1952.
ISBN 978-0715501207 (Revised edition).
Translations and adaptations
Filmed as The Caretaker's Daughter  in 1952.
Performance history in South Africa
Presented by the Brian Brooke Company, date and venue unknown.
Anchor Players, 1979.
Theatre BA Reviews .
Theatre programmes held by NELM: [Collection: FARMER, Anthony]: 2007; 18. 13. 739; [Collection: FLETCHER, Jill]: 2005. 75. 19. 61. 50; [Collection: ASCH, Valda]: 2005. 65. 7. 11...
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