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When We Are Married
is a 1938 play by English dramatist, J. B. Priestley
John Boynton Priestley, OM , known as J. B. Priestley, was an English novelist, playwright and broadcaster. He published 26 novels, notably The Good Companions , as well as numerous dramas such as An Inspector Calls...
. It is the first play ever to be televised unedited from a theatre.
- 1938 World premiere, London, England
- 16 November 1938 BBC live telecast
- 25 December 1939 Broadway premiere, Lyceum Theatre, New York City
- 5 March 1985 West End Whitehall Theatre
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- July - August 1996 Chichester Festival Theatre
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- April 2009 West Yorkshire Playhouse
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, Leeds (Cast included Les Dennis
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, Paul Bown
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and Jodie McNee)
- July - August 2009 Guthrie Theater
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, Minneapolis, Minnesota
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- 27 October 2010 - 26 February 2011, Garrick Theatre
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, London (Cast included Sam Kelly
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, Maureen Lipman
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, Lynda Baron
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and Jodie McNee who previously appeared in the 2009 Leeds production.)