A Man Of Letters (1991)

Production Details

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Tim Firth

Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round
Studio

12 June 1991
12 June 1991
4 September 1991
New play:

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No
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End-stage

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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.
All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd. Image copyright: Scarborough Theatre Trust