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Giles Croft

GILES CROFT

  

Nationality:    English
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Giles Croft's plays including biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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below is a list of Giles Croft's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Forever Young         Kind HeArts And Coronets         Ladykillers, The         Loving April         Whisky Galore - the Making Of A Fillum



Forever Young

Synopsis:
In a nursing home for actors, a group of aged performers are determined to prove that it's not all behind them with a host of old jokes, surprisingly athletic dance routines and a not-so-reserved rock and roll singalong.

Notes:
By Erik Gedeon, adapted by Giles Croft and Stefan Bednarczyk

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Genre:
comedy

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Kind HeArts And Coronets

Synopsis:
Tells the story of the sonof a daughter of the Duke of Chalfont who has been cut by her family for marrying a poor Italian. His heart gradually turns to stone by the family's continuing cruelty to his mother, decides to get his revenge by bumping off all eight of the D'ascoynes who stand between him and the dukedom

Notes:
Revival from screenplayby robert Hamer And John Dighton

1st Produced:
Pitlochry Festival    2005

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Genre:
adaptation

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  extras

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Ladykillers, The

Synopsis:
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Notes:
from screenplay by William Rose

1st Produced:
Richmond (tour)    1999

Organisations:
Charles Vance

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Music:
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Genre:
adaptation

Parts:
Male:  8            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Loving April

Synopsis:
April cannot hear. She spends most of her time by the river with the swans. then Barbara Piggott moves into the area with her son Tony

Notes:
Based on the book by Melvin Burgess

1st Produced:
North Wall, Oxford    Apr 2010

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Genre:
adaptation

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Whisky Galore - the Making Of A Fillum

Synopsis:
When the SS Cabinet Minister runs aground in a patch of scotch mist, 50,000 cases of US-bound liquor are washed ashore. there's just one fly in the amber nectar: Captain Waggett of the Home Guard, and an englishman to boot, who dutifully alerts HM Customs & excise. With whisky on the rocks, the race is on to conceal the precious cargo from the authorities.

Notes:
Sir Compton Mackenzie's post-war bestseller was based on real events

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Organisations:
BV Productions

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Music:
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Genre:
adaptation

Parts:
Male:  4            Female:  2            Other:  doubling

Further Reference:
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