Stage

PRODUCTION THEATRE DATE CHARACTER
 
AUSTRALIA
 
You Never Can Tell Garrick, Melbourne 3 September 1930 Gloria
The Roof Comedy, Melbourne 24 March 1931 Nell
Loyalties Comedy, Mebourne 2-22 May 1931 Margaret Orme
The Calendar Comedy, Mebourne 23 May - 4 June 1931 Wendy Panniford
The Calendar Theatre Royal, Sydney 13 June - 10 July 1931 Wendy Panniford
My Lady's Dress Theatre Royal, Sydney 11-24 July 1931 Lize
A Warm Corner Her Majesty's, Sydney 25 July - 7 Aug 1931 Mimi
A Warm Corner Royal Adelaide 15-21 Aug 1931 Mimi
Hay Fever Theatre Royal, Adelaide 22-26 Aug 1931 Myra Arundel
A Warm Corner Comedy, Mebourne 29 Aug - 11 Sept Mimi
My Lady's Dress Comedy, Melbourne 12-25 Sept 1931 Lize
Cape Forlorn Comedy, Melbourne 26 Sept - 7 Oct 1931 Eileen Kell
Let Us Be Gay Criterion, Sydney 5-19 Dec 1931 Madge
Let Us Be Gay His Majesty's, Brisbane 27 Feb - 4 Mar 1932 Madge
The First Mrs Fraser His Majesty's, Brisbane 5-12 March 1932 Murdo Fraser
Take Two From One Comedy, Melbourne 7-11 Dec 1932 Diana
Topaze Comedy, Melbourne 24 Dec - 1 Jan 1933 Suzy
Autumn Crocus Criterion, Sydney 10-17 Jan 1933 Jenny Gray
The Command to Love Criterion, Sydney 4-11 Feb 1933 Manuela
The Command to Love Royal 25 Mar - 8 Apr 1933 Manuela
The Quaker Girl Royal 22 July - 13 Sept Diane
The Apple Cart Garrick, Melbourne 9-13 Oct 1933 Orinthia
Children in Uniform Garrick, Melbourne 14 Oct - 10 Nov 1933 Fräulein von Bernberg
Hedda Gabler Garrick, Melbourne 2-6 December 1933 Hedda
Dear Brutus Garrick, Melbourne 26 Dec - 19 Jan 1933 Mrs Dearth
Musical Chairs Garrick, Melbourne 20 Jan - 3 Feb 1933 Irene Baumer
Out of the Sea Garrick, Melbourne 14-18 April 1933 Isobel
Children in Uniform Palace, Melbourne 28 Apr - 4 May 1933 Fräulein von Bernberg
 
ENGLAND
 
Lovers Leap (tour) Southsea, Eastbourne, Nottingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh 8 Aug - 20 Oct 1934 Helen Storer (understudy to Nora Swinburne and Ursula Jeans)
Lovers Leap Vaudeville 8 Aug - 20 Oct 1934 Helen Storer (understudy)
Mated Arts 17-24 Feb 1935 Concordia
Basalik Arts Theatre Club 7 Apr 1935 Lady Amerdine
This Desirable Residence Embassy 1935 Mary Penshott
The Golden Gander Embassy Swiss Cottage 6-18 Jan 1936 Victoria
The Happy Medium Savoy 3 May 1936 (one performance) Freda Westerham
Heroes Don't Care tour and St Martin's Bexhill 30 May 1936 Connie Crawford
Heroes Don't Care Oxford, London 10 June - 17 Oct 1936 Connie Crawford
Death Asks a Verdict Royalty 13 Dec 1936 (one performance) Lydia Latimer
The Taming of the Shrew New 23 Mar - 1 May 1937 The Widow (and understudy to Edith Evans)
The Great Romancer Strand 9 May then New 15-26 June 1937 May-June 1937 Ida Ferrier
The Gusher Prince's 31 July - 27 Nov 1937 Jacqueline
Emperor of the World Strand 19 March 1939 Poppaea
Believe It Or Not New March 1940 Madeleine
The Man Who Came to Dinner Theatre Royal Birmingham 17 November 1941 Maggie Cutler
The Man Who Came to Dinner Manchester Opera House Maggie Cutler
The Man Who Came to Dinner Savoy Theatre 4 Dec 1941 - 14 Aug 1942 (709 performances) Maggie Cutler
My Sister Eileen Savoy Theatre 22 Sept 1943 - 29 Apr 1944 Ruth Sherwood
The Last of Mrs. Cheyney Grand, Blackpool, then Savoy 15 June 1944 - 3 Feb 1945 Mrs Cheyney
Lady Frederick Theatre Royal Brighton, Grand Theatre Blackpool, then Savoy 21 Nov 1946 - 29 Mar 1947 Lady Frederick Berolles
Canaries Sometimes Sing Grand Theatre Blackpool, then Garrick 18 Nov 1947 - 14 Feb 1948 Emma Melton
Jonathan Aldwych 29 July - 7 Aug 1948 Bathsheba
Castle in the Air Grand Theatre, Leeds, then Adelphi 7 Dec 1949 - 27 May 1950 'Boss' Trent
Castle in the Air Savoy 29 May - 19 Aug 1950 'Boss' Trent
Othello Old Vic tour 31 October 1951 Emilia
King Lear Old Vic tour 3 March 1952 Regan
Affairs of State Theatre Royal Brighton 28 July 1952 Constance Russell
Affairs of State Cambridge Theatre 21 August 1952 Constance Russell
Affairs of State Hippodrome, Bristol 1953-1954 Constance Russell
Simon And Laura Strand 25 Nov 1954 - 12 Feb 1955 Laura Foster
Simon And Laura Apollo 14 Feb 1955 - 28 May 1955 Laura Foster
Nina Theatre Royal Haymarket 27 July 1955 - 3 Sept 1955 Nina Tessier
Macbeth Old Vic 22 May 1956 - Lady Macbeth
Macbeth Hippodrome, Bristol - 1956 Lady Macbeth
Hamlet Old Vic 18 Sept 1957 Gertrude
A Midsummer Night's Dream Old Vic 23 Dec 1957 - 15 Feb 1958 Helena
King Lear Old Vic 19 Feb 1958 Goneril
The Pleasure of His Company Theatre Royal Haymarket 23 April 1959 Katherine Dougherty
Toys In The Attic Piccadilly Theatre 10 November 1960 Albertine Prine
Bonne Soupe The Comedy Theatre 1960 Marie Paule
Bonne Soupe New Theatre, Oxford 26 September 1961 Marie Paule
Bonne Soupe Wyndham's Theatre 13 February 1962 Marie Paule
The Right Honourable Gentleman Her Majesty's 28 May 1964 Mrs Rossiter
Lady Windermere's Fan Phoenix Theatre 1966 Mrs Erlynne
Lady Windermere's Fan Theatre Royal Brighton 23 August 1966 Mrs Erlynne
What the Butler Saw Queen's Theatre 1969 Mrs Prentice
My Darling Daisy Lyric Theatre 1970 Lady Warwick
Mrs Warren's Profession National Theatre 1970 Kitty Warren
My Darling Daisy Lyric Theatre 22 June 1970 Lady Warwick
Mrs. Warren's Profession Old Vic 1970-1971 Kitty Warren
The Sea Royal Court 1973-1974 Louise Rafi
The Waltz of the Toreadors Theatre Royal, Haymarket 1974 Madame St Pé
Ardele Queen's Theatre 1975 The Countess
 
AMERICA
 
Tamburlaine the Great Winter Garden Theater New York 19 Jan - 4 Feb 1956 Zabina
Macbeth Winter Garden Theater New York 29 Oct 1956 - 12 Jan 1957 Lady Macbeth
Troilus and Cressida Winter Garden Theater New York 26 Dec 1956 - 12 Jan 1957 Helen
The Rehearsal Royale Theater New York 23 Sept - 28 Dec 1963 tba
The Right Honourable Gentleman Billy Rose Theater New York 19 Oct 1965 - 22 Jan 1966 Mrs Rossiter
Charley's Aunt Cirque Dinner Theater, Seattle 12 August 1975 Donna Lucia d'Alvadorez
Charley's Aunt Granny's Dinner Theater, Dallas 16 March 16 - 10 April 1976 Donna Lucia d'Alvadorez
Charley's Aunt National U.S. Tour 10 May - 26 June 1976 Donna Lucia d'Alvadorez
The Importance of Being Earnest Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles 27 Jan 1977 Lady Bracknell
Travesties Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles 27 Jan 1977 Nadya Lenin

All of this information was made available by Rose Collis, in her 2007 book Coral Browne: This Effing Lady, Oberon Books: many thanks.


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