Miss Isobel. Written by Michael Plant and Denis Webb. Scenic Design by Peter Larkin. Directed by Cedric Hardwicke
. Royale Theatre: 26 Dec 1957- 8 Feb 1958 (53 performances). Cast: Shirley Booth
(as "Mrs. Ackroyd"), Robert Duke (as "Andrew McNeil"), Edith King (as "Mrs. Ling"), Peter Lazer (as "Robin"), Nancy Marchand
Sir Cedrick Hardwicke | Sir Cedric Hardwicke
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Did You Know?
By temperament, a young actor needs to be mercurial, if nothing else, able to shed misfortunes like a duck shedding water and to magnify a pinpoint of hope into a golden dawn.
When Hardwicke was knighted in 1934, the hard-of-hearing King George V
, after being prompted by a courtier, announced after dubbing the kneeling actor: "Rise, Sir Cedric Pickwick".
Rich, resonant voice