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y separately published work icon Seagulls Over Sorrento : A Play in Three Acts single work   drama   - Three acts
Alternative title: Scapa Flow : A Musical Play
Issue Details: First known date: 1951... 1951 Seagulls Over Sorrento : A Play in Three Acts
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form y separately published work icon Crest of the Wave Frank Harvey , Roy Boulting , ( dir. Roy Boulting et. al. )agent United Kingdom (UK) : Boulting Brothers Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer British Studios , 1954 8075635 1954 single work film/TV

An adaptation of High Hastings's drama about weapons testing off the coast of Scotland during World War II.

form y separately published work icon Seagulls Over Sorrento Denis Webb , United Kingdom (UK) : ITV , 1956 8075991 1956 single work film/TV

An adaptation of Hugh Hastings's play for ITV's anthology series.

form y separately published work icon Möwen über Sorrent Seagulls Over Sorrento Werner Völger , Georg A. Schaaffs (translator), ( dir. Werner Völger ) Germany : Sender Freies Berlin , 1956 8076622 1956 single work film/TV

An adaptation of Hugh Hastings's play for West German television.

form y separately published work icon Seagulls Over Sorrento Hugh Hastings , ( dir. Alf Potter ) Melbourne : Crawford Productions Channel 7 , 1960 8076735 1960 single work film/TV

A television adaptation of Hugh Hastings's stage play.

form y separately published work icon Måsar över Sorrento Seagulls Over Sorrento ( dir. Bjarne Commondt ) Finland : Suomen Televisio , 1962 8076834 1962 single work film/TV

An adaptation (in Swedish) of Hugh Hastings' play, made for the Finnish public broadcaster.

Notes

  • Variant title appears on the manuscript copy held in the Campbell Howard Collection, Dixson Library, University of New England.

Production Details

  • First produced by the Repertory Players, Comedy Theatre, London, 23 October 1949 followed by a season at the Apollo Theatre, London, from June 1950 where it received over 1,500 performances. First Australian production at the Comedy Theatre, Melbourne, 5 April 1952. Also produced in New York, 1952. Adapted by John Drummond and published as a novel in 1955 by French. CH holds a manuscript copy of 'Scapa Flow: a musical play' based on 'Seagulls' by Hastings.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Samuel French ,
      1951 .
      Extent: 84p.
      Description: illus.; plate, plan.

Works about this Work

'The Doll' in New York Hugh Hastings , 1958 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25 January 1958; (p. 2)
'The Doll' in New York Hugh Hastings , 1958 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25 January 1958; (p. 2)
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