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(stage) Blithe Spirit - played Ruth Condomine in original West End production, Piccadilly Theatre, July 1941.

She starred in the original Broadway production of Ferenc Molnar's "Olympia", in 1928.

Her theatre credits include: Constance of Bretagne in "King John" by William Shakespeare , directed by Michael Benthall (Old Vic Theatre, London, 1953)

(1937) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Winter's Tale," at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Jack Hawkins CBE, Phyllis Neilson Terry, Ion Swinley, and Leslie French in the cast. Sir Robert Atkins was director.

(1948) She acted in Henrik Ibsen's play, "The Wild Duck", at the St. Martin's Theatre in London, England with Anton Walbrook, Robert Harris, Walter Fitzgerald, Mai Zetterling and Miles Malleson in the cast.

(1961) She acted in Richard B. Sheridan's play, "The Rivals", at the Pembroke Theatre in Croydon, Surrey, England with Sylvia Sims OBE, Fenella Fielding and Laurence Hardy in the cast.

(1923) She acted in Rudolf Besier and May Edginton's play, "Secrets," at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Doris Mansell, Fabia Drake, Bobbie Andrews, Cecil Trouncer, Hubert Harden, Louise Hampton, Margaret Scudamore, Dorothy Holmes-Gore, Ian Fleming, and Mary Clare in the cast.

(1936) She acted in Dodie Smith's play, "Call It A Day," at the Globe Theatre in London, England with Owen Nares, Patricia Hilliard, Valerie Taylor, Austin Trevor, and Marie Lohr in the cast. Basil Dean was director.

(1950) She acted in the play, "Bonaventure," at the Vaudeville Theatre in London, England with Mary Kerridge, Nell Ballantyne, John Crocker, Ballard Berkeley, and Colin Douglas in the cast. Charles Hickman was director.

(1951) She acted in Jean Cocteau's play, "Les Parents Terribles," also known as "Intimate Relations", at the Strand Theatre in London, England with Ballard Berkeley, Cicely Paget-Bowman, Robin Lloyd, and Sarah Lawson in the cast.

(1952) She acted in Jack Rosenthal's play, "Red Letter Day", at the Garrick Theatre in London, England with Jimmy Verner, Hugh Williams, Mary Marvin, June Thorburn, Terence Longdon, Nora Swinburne, Dorothy Dickson and Donald Sinden in the cast.

(1939-1940) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "King Lear," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Cathleen Nesbitt, John Gielgud, Lewis Casson, Jack Hawkins, Nicholas Hannen, Jessica Tandy, Harcourt Williams, Andrew Cruickshank, Alan MacNaughton, Robert Harris, Stephen Haggard, John McCallum, and James Donald in the cast. Lewis Casson and Harley Granville-Barker were directors.

(1953-1954) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "All's Well That Ends Well," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Michael Hordern, Claire Bloom, and John Neville in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.

(1953-1954) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "King John," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Richard Burton, Michael Hordern, and John Neville in the cast. George Devine was director.

(1953-1954) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Coriolanus," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Claire Bloom, Richard Burton, and Paul Daneman in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.

(1953-1954) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, and Michael Hordern in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.

(1953-1954) She acted in the Old Vic Theatre season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, John Neville, Michael Hordern, Robert Hardy, and Paul Daneman in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.

(1956-1957) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Richard III," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Robert Helpmann and Barbara Jefford in the cast. Douglas Seale was director.

(1956-1957) She acted in the Old Vic Theatre season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Keith Michell, Barbara Jefford, Margaret Whiting, Derek Godfrey, Ralph Richardson, Robert Helpmann, Derek Francis, and Dudley Jones in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.

(October 13, 1959) She acted in Oscar Wilde's play, "The Importance of Being Earnest," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Judi Dench, Miles Malleson, Alec McCowen, Barbara Jefford, and John Justin in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.

(1959-1960) She acted in the Old Vic Theatre season at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Judi Dench, Miles Malleson, Barbara Jefford, John Justin, Alec McCowen, Maggie Smith, Joss Ackland, Donald Houston, Isabel Jeans, Robert Harris, Moyra Fraser, and George Baker in the cast. Michael Benthall was director.

(April 12, 1960) She acted in J.M. Barrie's play, "What Every Woman Knows," at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Maggie Smith, Donald Houston, and Joss Ackland in the cast. Potter was director.

(1923) She acted in James Elroy Flecker's play, "Hassan," at His Majesty's Theatre in London, England with Henry Ainley and Esme Percy in the cast. Basil Dean was director. Frederick Delius was musical director

(July 16,1963) She acted in Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya," at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, Sussex, England with Laurence Olivier, Michael Redgrave, Joan Plowright, Joan Greenwood, Lewis Casson, Sybil Thorndike, Andre Morell, and Peter Woodthorpe in the cast. Laurence Olivier was director. Sean Kenny was designer.

(July 9,1963) She acted in John Ford's play, "The Broken Heart," at the Chichester Festival Theatre in Chichester, Sussex, England with Laurence Olivier, Robert Lang, John Neville, Joan Greenwood, Keith Michell, Peter Woodthorpe, Rosemary Harris, and Alan Howard in the cast. Laurence Olivier was director. Roger Furse was designer.

(1963) She acted in Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya," in a Chichester Festival Theatre production at the National Theatre at Chichester in Chichester, Sussex, England with Laurence Olivier, Michael Redgrave, Joan Plowright, Rosemary Harris, Lewis Casson, Sybil Thorndike, Max Adrian, and Robert Lang in the cast. Laurence Olivier was director.

(1963) She acted in Arden's play, "The Workhouse Donkey," in a Chichester Festival Theatre production at the National Theatre at Chichester in Chichester, Sussex, England with Frank Finlay, Dudley Foster, Alison Leggatt, Jeremy Brett, Anthony Nicholls, Robert Stephens, Robert Lang, Derek Jacobi, Mary Miller, Norman Rossington, Louise Purnell, and Michael Turner in the cast. Stuart Burges was director.

(June 1939-July 1939) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," at the Lyceum Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, Laura Cowie, Jack Hawkins, Harry Andrews, Andrew Cruikshank, and Marius Goring in the cast.

(1939) She acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet," at the Elsinore Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud, Jack Hawkins, and Laura Cowie in the cast. John Gielgud was also director.

(1965) She acted in Emlyn Williams' stage adaptation of Ivan Tugenev's novel, "A Month in the Country," at the Cambridge Theatre in London, England with Michael Redgrave, Ingrid Bergman, Jeremy Brett, Emlyn Williams, Joanna Dunham, and Peter Pratt in the cast.

(November 22,1913) She acted in Levy's play, "Who's the Lady?"," at the Garrick Theatre in London, England with Jean Alwyn, Farren Soutar, E. Dagnall, Violet Gould, and Minnie Terry in the cast.

(June 4,1914) She acted in Jean Gilbert's musical, "The Cinema Star," at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London, England with Dorothy Ward, Harry Welchman, Lauri De Grece, Cicely Courtneidge, and H.V. Tollemache in the cast.

(September 7,1922-February 1923) She acted in Rudolf Besier and May Edginton's play, "Secrets," at the Comedy Theatre in London, England with Henry Vibart, Dorothy Holmes-Gore, Margaret Scudamore, Louise Hampton, Leon Quartermaine, Tom Reynolds, and Helen Haye in the cast.

(June 11,1925-October 1925) She acted in Ashley Dukes's play, "The Man with a Load of Mischief," at the Haymarket Theatre in London, England with Frank Cellier, Clare Greet, Alfred Clarke, Leon Quartermaine, and Joyce Kennedy in the cast.


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