Death takes a Holiday

Death takes a Holiday by Alberto Casella   Translated by Walter Ferris               28th November and 5th December 1942

Based on the poetic conception of death suspending all activities for three days during which he falls in love with a beautiful girl and through her realises why mortals fear him.

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Cora : Elizabeth Landon

Fedele : Peter Spencer

Lambert, Duke of Catolica : Jack Hannah

Alda Cesarea : Joan Gurney

Stephanie, Duchess of Catolica : Elaine Tickle

Princess of San Luca : Dorris Barrett

Baron Cesarea : David Thomas

Rhoda Fenton : Jose Richardson

Eric Fenton : Alwyn Richards

Corrado : Harry Doherty

Understudy : Peter Spencer

Grazia : Ida Price

Understudy : Elizabeth Landon

The Prince : Alec Barrett

Major Whitred (matinees) : Selwyn Coles

Major Whitred (evenings) : Ken Spinks


Producer : Ken Spinks

Stage Manager : Selwyn Coles

Mistress of the Robes : Grace Coles