THE GRASS IS GREENER

THE GRASS IS GREENER

Directed by:  Robert Aylett

Production Date:  February 1963

Playwright: Hugh Williams & Margaret Williams

Genre:  Comedy

Group:  BHTC

Staged:  The Park Centre, Burgess Hill

John Stallwood

John McDonnell

Norma Phelan

Jim Towell

Yvonne Jones

Cast

Victor

Stellars

Hilary

Charles

Hattie

Crew

Alan Dann

Peter Campbell

Jack Trowbridge

Olive Greenfield

Jane Towell & Shirley Martin

Richard Bullimore

Esther Aylett

Anthony White

Bernard Clayman

Sheila Wells

Yvonne Jones

Stage Director

Stage Manager

Set Design

Prompt

Properties

Effects

Wardrobe

Publicity Manager

Front of House

Box Office Manager

Business Manager

Synopsis: 

 

An impoverished English Earl decides to open his stately home to the public, risking his privacy and his marriage when his wife falls madly in love with an irresistible American millionaire. In a desperate attempt to save his marriage, the Earl decides to host a house party, enlisting the help of an old flame, with dangerous and comic consequences.

 

This play was a West End hit in the 1960s and was adapted into a film starring Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum and Jean Simmonds.

 

 

 

 

Programme Gallery

The Grass is Greener programme

The Grass is Greener programme

The Grass is Greener cast

The Grass is Greener cast

The Grass is Greener scenes

The Grass is Greener scenes

Press Cuttings & Photo

The Grass is Greener press review & photo

The Grass is Greener press review & photo

The Grass is Greener press review 2

The Grass is Greener press review 2

PLAYWRIGHTHugh Williams and Margaret Williams were a husband and wife writing team who wrote a number of plays together. Hugh (born 1904) was an English actor and dramatist of Welsh descent who became a popular stage and major film star in the British Cinema of the 1930s. 

 

Margaret 'Vyner' Williams was an Australian born actress and dramatist, who married Hugh Williams in 1940. 'They also wrote  The Irregular Verb to Love..

BHTC Production Number: 28