Samuel French, London, 1958
- Presented by Peter Saunders at the Strand Theatre, London, on 22nd May 1958, with the following cast of characters: (in the order of their appearance)
|LESTER COLE||George Roubicek|
|MRS ROPER||Gretchen Franklin|
|LISA KOLETZKY||Patricia Jessel|
|PROFESSOR KARL HENDRYK||Gerard Heinz|
|DR STONER||Derek Oldham|
|ANYA HENDRYK||Viola Keats|
|HELEN ROLLANDER||Moira Redmond|
|SIR WILLIAM ROLLANDER||Norman Claridge|
|DETECTIVE INSPECTOR OGDEN||Michael Golden|
|POLICE SERGEANT PEARCE||Gerald Sim|
- Directed by Charles Hickman
- Decor by Joan Jefferson Farjeon
- SYNOPSIS OF SCENES
- The action of the play passes in the living-room of Professor Hendryk's flat in Bloomsbury
- ACT I
- SCENE 1 - An afternoon in early spring
- SCENE 2 - A fortnight later. Afternoon.
- ACT II
- SCENE 1 - Four days later. About midday.
- SCENE 2 - Six hours later. Evening.
- SCENE 3 - Two month later. Late afternoon.
- Time : the present