The Strongbox (1968)

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Carl Sternheim

Library Theatre
Concert Room, Scarborough Library

18 July 1968
18 July 1968
11 September 1968
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Maurice Edwards & Valerie Reich

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Rodney Wood

Robin Holmes
Rosalind Speight
Bryan Andrews
Penny Leatherbarrow

Character
Henry Krull, professor
Fanny Krull, his second wife
Lydia Krull, his daughter
Elspeth True, the aunt
Alphone Silkenhand, photographer
Emma, Krull's maid
Dettmichel, notary

Actor
Bill Greaves
Tina Matthews
Patricia Clapton
Barbara Bolton
Tom Baker
Rosalind Speight
Gregory Reid

Notes

> This was the English premiere of the play The Strongbox.
> The 1968 summer season is unique in the Stephen Joseph Theatre's history in that none of the acting company had ever worked at the Library Theatre before and none of them would rejoin the company in subsequent years.