Gladys Cooper

 

 

 GLADYS COOPER 

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Gladys Cooper

 


 

 




The Naughty Wife
The Playhouse Theatre, Charing Cross, London
1918






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"The Naughty Wife", a comedy in three acts about a best selling author who allows his young wife to elope with another man and then ruins their affair.

The play gave the Frank Curzon - Gladys Copper partnership their greatest success together achieving a total of Five Hundred and Ninety Eight performances over an eighteen month period during war time.

It was during the run of "The Naughty Wife" that Gladys' husband "Buck" came back from war after three and a half years away in France.  He came home to a son now three years old and a daughter eight years old.



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Play Title :-
The Naughty Wife




Year / Date  Produced :-
1918




Presented at :-
The Playhouse Theatre, Charing Cross, London. 

Sole Lessee, Frank Curzon.




Presented by :-
Frank Curzon and Gladys Cooper




Written by :-
Fred Jackson, (Elaborated and Revised by Edgar Selwyn)




Produced by :- Charles Hawtry and Gilbert Miller




The Cast :- Gladys Cooper
- Eloise Farrington


H. R. Hignett
- Carter (a Manservant)


Charles Hawtrey
- Hilary Farrington


Stanley Logan
- Darrell McKnight


Mona Harrison
- Annette (a Maid)


Ellis Jeffreys
- Nora Gail (a Widow)


Ernest Graham
- Thompson (a Chauffeur)


Herbert Bunston
- Bishop Kennelly (Mrs Farrington's Uncle)






Act I.
The Farrington's House, New York.

Act II. The Farrington Bungalow, Lawrence, Long Island (Same Night).

Act III. The Same as Act II.  (Next Morning).




General Manager  :- Mr. T. B. Vaughan




Stage Manager :- Mr. Patrick Quill




Acting Manager :- Mr. H. M. Thorburn




Costumes :-
Miss Gladys Cooper's gowns, coats and hats designed and executed by Mr. Reville, 15 Hanover Square, London.  Miss Jeffreys gowns by Madame Handley-Seymour, 47, New Bond Street, London.