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This Was a Woman

This Was a Woman
Written by Joan Morgan
Directed by John S. Butler

Stage adaption of the 1948 British crime film directed by Tim Whelan and starring Sonia Dresdel, Walter Fitzgerald and Emrys Jones, the plot concerning an outwardly respectable family dominated by a murderous matriarch.


Mrs Holmes – Gladys Wisbey
Effie – Brenda Forsdike
Olivia Russell – Christine Randall
Arthur Russell – Donald Wafer
Fenella – Betty Lloyd Williams
Valentine Christie – Harold Bull
Terry – Owen Watts
Austen Penrose – T. Ivan Pyle


Stage Manager – Eric F. Ewens
Assistant Stage Manager – Frank Wafer
Property Mistress – Joan Runacres