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World Theatre The Promise


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. translated by ARIADNE NICOLAEFF with Anna Cropper as Lika Gary Bond as Leonidik and Victor Henry as Marat
Setting: Leningrad in 1942, 1946, and 1959 ' Really today is somehow prewar! Flags on the ships, music, dancing-as though there was no death and destruction, as though those five years had never been! .
But they have and now it all means something else - we are living in some chronologically new time. The past won'come back.'
Produced by RONALD MASON
Ariadne Nicolaeff 's translation of The Promise was first produced, with great success, at the Oxford Playhouse in November 1966. and then at the Fortune Theatre in London in January 1967 with the same cast: Judi Dench , Ian Mc -Shane, and Ian McKellen. A film has also been made, and had its preview at this year's Edinburgh Festival.


Unknown: Aleksei Arbuzov
Translated By: Ariadne Nicolaeff
Unknown: Anna Cropper
Unknown: Lika Gary Bond
Unknown: Victor Henry
Produced By: Ronald Mason
Produced By: Ariadne Nicolaeff
Unknown: Judi Dench
Unknown: Ian Mc
Unknown: Ian McKellen.

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World Theatre The Promise

BBC Radio 4 FM, 20 October 1969 20.30

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