Charles Dyer and Harry Leeds are a couple that have been living together for nearly 20 years. Both earn a living as hairdressers in the West End of London and both care deeply for their mothers, but not each other as time apart takes its toll on their relationship when Harry has to care for his invalid mother who snips at him every chance she gets. Written by
Can this marriage last?
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Did You Know?
The original Broadway production of "Staircase" by Charles Dyer
opened at the Biltmore Theater in New York on March 2, 1968 and ran for 61 performances. See more
Harry Leeds, Owner of Chez Harry
We'll build a staircase up to the sky. We'll not be lonely, flying so high.
The credits are repeated over and over, getting smaller at the top of the screen to give the image of a staircase. See more
Featured in A Bit of Scarlet
Written by Dudley Moore
and Stanley Donen
Performed by Michael Rogers
and Royston Starr See more