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Issue Details: First known date: 1949... 1949 The Beautiful World
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The reviewer for The Times described the play (in a somewhat negative review) as akin to a fairy tale:

The scene is Berlin, the ogre German Communism, the woodcutter's son a Social Democrat who lives with his brother in a deep, dark, deserted air-raid shelter, the princess or Cinderella, or however else you choose to see her, the lovely daughter of a father who will trade her to the American soldiery in exchange for cigarettes.'


'Embassy Theatre', The Times, 26 October 1949, p.7.

Production Details

  • First produced at the Embassy Theatre in London, from 25 October 1949.

    Cast members included Lyndon Brook, Kynaston Reeves, and Carol Marsh.

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  • Berlin,
    Western Europe, Europe,
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