Event The Man Who Stayed at Home
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Venue Theatre Royal, Melbourne, VIC
Umbrella Event Frank Harvey season
First Date 5 June 1915
Last Date 9 July 1915
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description A detective poses as a shirker to unmask spies at an East Coast boarding house.
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Drama
Subjects World War 1
Name Function Notes
Frank Harvey Actor-manager
J E Harold Terry Playwright
Lechmere Worrall Playwright
Text Nationality England
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information The play has its setting in England in 1914. When the story opens, Christopher Bent, the hero, is the centre of general indignation for, though young and perfectly fit, he has so far failed to enlist. And to make matters worse, he will give no explanation whatever for his conduct, and indeed treats the scorn of his friends in a flippant manner.
Data Source
Source Description
Book Tallis, Silent Showman
Event Identifier 124436