Doctor Knock

Doctor Knock by Jules Romains   2nd–3rd June 1950 at St Francis Theatre, Letchworth

The ambitious Dr. Knock arrives in the country village Saint-Maurice to succeed Dr. Parpalaid, a brave and honest man but whose customers are rare. The health status of the country is excellent. Realizing that he was duped by his predecessor, Dr. Knock is determined and successful in convincing everyone in good health that he or she is a patient who does not know.

Doctor Knock - June 1950
Doctor Knock - June 1950
Doctor Knock - June 1950
Doctor Knock - June 1950
Doctor Knock - June 1950
Doctor Knock - June 1950
Doctor Knock - June 1950
Doctor Knock - June 1950
Doctor Knock - June 1950
Doctor Knock - June 1950
Doctor Knock - June 1950
Doctor Knock - June 1950
Doctor Knock - June 1950

50 dr knock outer 50 dr knock inner

Cast

Doctor Parpalaid : Oscar Backhaus

Doctor Knock : Charles Bygrave

Madame Parpalaid : Beatrice Downey

Scipio : Leslie Robinson

The Towncrier : Victor Ryall

Monsieur Bernard, a schoolmaster : E.C. Middleton

Monsieur Mousquet, a pharmacist : Derek Booth

A farmer’s wife : Muriel Whalley

Mariette : Pam Titmuss

Madame Pons : Iris Edwards

First countryman : Alan Spencer

Second countryman : Noel Ripley

Madame Remy : Molly Booth

Crew

Producer : Charles Heriot

Stage Director : Derek Booth

Assistants : Derek Spinks and James Wilson

Lighting : Warwick Taylor and Jolyon Booth

Programme of Music : Albert Cross