Scenes from Noël Coward's adaptation of "Occupe-toi d’Amélie," the
famous farce by George Feydeau.
The first London performance was on 29th July at the Royal Court, where the play was a big hit, and subsequently transferred to the New, there to continue its success.
Adaptation: Noël Coward Directed by: Tony Richardson
Decor: Roger Furse Photos: David Sim
Opened: the Royal Court Theatre, July 29, 1959; transferred to the New theatre,
September 9, 1959
Cast: Vivien Leigh (Lulu d’Arville, a cocotte), Sean Kelly (footman, Adonis),
Meriel Forbes (Duchess of Clausonnes), Robert Stephens (Philippe),
Max Adrian (Prince of Salestria),
Anthony Quayle, Richard Goolden,
Michael Bates, and
George Devine/Peter Sallis.