A Man Of Letters (1991)

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Tim Firth

Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round
Studio

12 June 1991
12 June 1991
4 September 1991
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Assistant Stage Manager:
Connal Orton
Jackie Staines
Juliet Nichols
John Pattison

Kevin Riley

Character
Frank
Alan

Actor
Jeffrey Chiswick
Gary Whitaker

Notes

> A Man Of Letters was a lunch-time show performed in the Studio at the Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round.
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A Man Of Letters was the first play at the Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round by Tim Firth, who would forge a strong relationship with the theatre before finding success on stage, television and film. He is notably the writer of the hit film and play Calendar Girls amongst many other successes.
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A Man Of Letters was later expanded by Tim Firth into the full-length play Absolutely Frank, which premiered at the Stephen Joseph Theatre in 2009. This was later retitled Sign of The Times.