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While the Sun Shines archiveOn the eve of his marriage to the beautiful Lady Elizabeth, the Earl of Harpenden makes the mistake of allowing a drunken American Lieutenant to spend the night in his Albany apartment. Things start to go wrong the following morning when the Earl arranges a little female company for his charming and mischievous guest in the form of Mabel Crum, a former girlfriend with a penchant for Americans...but it is his fiancee, Lady Elizabeth, who turns up at the flat! Add into the mix Colbert, a young French officer who also fancies his chances with Elizabeth, and her garrulous father, an inveterate gambler, and the stage is set for hilarious confusion. In this flurry of crossed-wires and mistaken identities Rattigan shows himself to be a master farceur


Sabrina Bartlett (Elisabeth), John Hudson (Horton), Philip Labey (Harpenden), Michael Lumsden (The Duke), Jordan Mifsud (Colbert), Julian Moore-Cookk (Mulvaney), Dorothea Myer-Bennett (Mable Crumb)


Author: Terence Rattigan
Producer: Orange Tree
Director: Paul Miller
Design: Simon Daw
Lighting: Mark Doubleday
Sound: Elizabeth Purnell
Music: Elizabeth Purnell

While the Sun Shines

While the Sun Shines (Play) production archive for QTIX code T982356071. Details of all While the Sun Shines archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S286810233

Archive Listings

7 Jun 19
27 Jul 19
Orange Tree Theatre
Outer London
Greater London

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