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Lesley Storm

LESLEY STORM

  (1898 - 1975)

Nationality:    Scottish
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Lesley Storm's plays including biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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

        Billy Draws A Horse         Black Chiffon         Dark Horizon         Day's Mischief         Duke Upstairs, The         Faviona         Follow Your Saint         Great Day         Heart Of A City         Long Echo, The         Look - No Hands!         Painting It Red         Paper Hat, The         Roar Like a Dove         Three Goose-quills and a Knife         Time and Yellow Roses         Tony Draws A Horse



Billy Draws A Horse

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1st Produced:
-    1939

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Genre:
Comedy

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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Black Chiffon

Synopsis:
On the eve of her beloved son's society wedding, the highly respected Alicia Christie makes one defiant criminal gesture - a cry for help - when she steals a black chiffon nightdress from a reputable department store. This play is a psychological study of a woman driven finally to the edge due to the cumulative stresses and strains placed upon her by her demanding and divided family. the results are absorbing and deeply moving to witness.

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1st Produced:
Westminster Theatre, London    03 May 1939

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1st Published:
Josef Weinberger, London,    -

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Dark Horizon

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1st Produced:
Daly's Theatre, London    1934

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Day's Mischief

Synopsis:
Stephen Barlow brings one of his students home for extra tutoring. His wife Grace thinks that more is going on and attacks the girl who runs off into the night. Stephen runs after her but she has disappeared. When she fails to come home the police are notified and a search is on. For three days she is searched for and then they decide to drag the river. the girl turns up - alive - but Grace's body is found in the river

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1st Published:
Samuel French, NY,    -

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Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  8            Other:  -

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Duke Upstairs, The

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adapted from the novel by Aubrey Menen.

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Genre:
Typescript

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Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

Further Reference:
National Library of Scotland ref: Margaret Clark, "Lesley Storm" - Acc.6711/2

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Faviona

Synopsis:
On a Greek Island the statue of a goddess comes to life which has an alarming effect on the inhabitants

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1st Published:
Samuel French, London, 1958   -

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  7            Female:  1            Other:  -

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Follow Your Saint

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1st Produced:
Queens Theatre, London    1936

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Great Day

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English Theatre Guild 1946   -

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Heart Of A City

Synopsis:
Backstage story of the Windmill Girls and Mrs Henderson during the Second World War

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1st Produced:
Henry Miller Theatre, New York    12 Feb 1942

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1st Published:
Dramatists Play Service, NY,    -

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Drama

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Long Echo, The

Synopsis:
Bryan defected to another country leaving behind his wife Fay and child. Through a colleague - Alex he has sent word to Fay that he would like to have her and the child join him. Fay whose love has been shattered by all this does not want to go. Alex arranges a half way meeting between Fay and Bryan to discuss things and so Fay goes to Paris. When Alex comes back to England he tells Fay's family that Bryan had her and the child abducted and that she is now behind the iron curtain. Alex has lost faith in the party that he loyally served.

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1st Produced:
St James, London    1956

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1st Published:
Samuel French, London, 1957   -

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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  2            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Look - No Hands!

Synopsis:
daughter given lecture on accepting lifts from men in cars takes instructions too literally

Notes:
Fortune, London, 19 July 1971

1st Produced:
Arnaud, Guildford    1971

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1st Published:
Samuel French, London, 1972   -

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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  3            Female:  4            Other:  -

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Painting It Red

Synopsis:
A singer and her stormy relationships with a restaurant critic and a chimney sweep.

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1st Published:
Samuel French Inc, New York   -

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Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  3 musicians

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Paper Hat, The

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1st Produced:
Brighton    1965

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1st Published:
Samuel French, London, 1966   -

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Genre:
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Male:  3            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Roar Like a Dove

Synopsis:
An American woman married a Scottish Lord. He hoped for an heir but in nine years of marriage they have had six girls. He wants to keep trying but she wants to enjoy herself for a change.

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1st Produced:
London    1957

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1st Published:
Heinemann, London, 1960   -

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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  6            Female:  5            Other:  -

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Three Goose-quills and a Knife

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1st Produced:
-    1967

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Further Reference:
National Library of Scotland ref: Citizens' Theatre - Acc.4933/16

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Time and Yellow Roses

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Genre:
Typescript

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Further Reference:
National Library of Scotland ref: Margaret Clark, "Lesley Storm" - Acc.6711/5

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Tony Draws A Horse

Synopsis:
Young Tony shows an aptitude for drawing. But his latest effort has caused consternation. Just outside his father's consulting room he has drawn a horse on the wall - very anatomically correct - and his Father is not happy.

Notes:
the title was changed for the Broadway run to "Billy Draws A Horse"

1st Produced:
Criterion Theatre, London    1939

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1st Published:
Samuel French Ltd, London   -

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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  7            Female:  7            Other:  -

Further Reference:
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