The Homecoming (1967). Written by Harold Pinter
. Directed by Rosemary Beattie. Music Box Theatre: 5 Jan 1967- 14 Oct 1967 (324 performances + 2 previews that began on 3 Jan 1967). Cast: Michael Craig (as "Teddy"), Ian Holm
(as "Lenny"), Vivien Merchant
(as "Ruth") [only Broadway role], John Normington (as "Sam"), Terence Rigby
Did You Know?
She changed her first name from Ada to Vivien (after Vivien Leigh), hoping it would provide her with a more glamorous image; and from Thompson to Merchant, because she was proud of her brother's service in the Merchant Navy.