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While the Sun Shines archive On 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


Author: Terence Rattigan

Archive listings for While the Sun Shines

Work type: Play. There are performances of this work in the listings (current and future) database, see While the Sun Shines


Producer Orange Tree. Director Paul Miller. Design Simon Daw. Lighting Mark Doubleday. Sound Elizabeth Purnell. Music Elizabeth Purnell.
3 Jul 20 to 1 Aug 20Orange Tree Theatre, Outer London :: V321
listing details L01433624960


Producer Orange Tree. Director Paul Miller. Design Simon Daw. Lighting Mark Doubleday. Sound Elizabeth Purnell. Music Elizabeth Purnell. Performer Sabrina Bartlett (Elisabeth). Performer John Hudson (Horton). Performer Philip Labey (Harpenden). Performer Michael Lumsden (The Duke). Performer Jordan Mifsud (Colbert). Performer Julian Moore-Cookk (Mulvaney). Performer Dorothea Myer-Bennett (Mable Crumb).
7 Jun 19 to 27 Jul 19Orange Tree Theatre, Outer London :: V321
listing details L0593131586


Producer Theatre Royal Bath. Director Christopher Luscombe. Design Robert Jones. Lighting Nick Richings. Sound Jeremy Dunn. Music Malcolm McKee. Performer Michael Cochrane. Performer Alexandra Dowling. Performer Rob Heaps. Performer Tamla Kari. Performer Rupert Young. Performer Nicholas Bishop.
13 Jul 16 to 30 Jul 16Theatre Royal, Bath :: V854
listing details L0420057090


Producer Top Goat Theatre. Director Marieke Audsley. Design Hannah Hardinge. Lighting Damian Robertson. Performer Iestyn Arwel (Mulvaney). Performer Greer Dale Foulkes (Elisabeth). Performer Freddie Hutchins (Bobby). Performer Sophia Sibthorpe (Mabel). Performer Bret Jones (Horton). Performer Mark Conway ( Colbert).
12 Jun 12 to 17 Jun 12The Lion and Unicorn Theatre, Inner London :: V219
listing details L1837656000


Producer Leonie Scott-Matthews. Director Bernard Lawrence. Performer Naomi Day. Performer Gabriella Gadsby. Performer Matthew Jordan. Performer Michael Loughnan. Performer Guy Callan. Performer Simeon Oakes. Performer Nick Simons.
29 Nov 11 to 18 Dec 11Pentameters, Inner London :: V217
listing details L827319640

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