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The white carnation

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Christmas Eve, 1951. As Britain rebuilds itself after the war, John Greenwood has it all - a successful business, a beautiful house and an aristocratic wife.

But as he bids farewell to the guests leaving his annual Christmas party, a gust of wind slams the front door shut, starting a chain of events that makes him doubt everything he has ever known...From the writer of one of the twentieth century's most acclaimed plays, Journey's End, The White Carnation is a ghostly tale of one man's chance to do things differently.

This rediscovery marks the first production since its premiere, starring Sir Ralph Richardson, in 1953 and transfers to the Jermyn Street Theatre after a critically acclaimed sell-out run at the Finborough Theatre.

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Oberon Books
1783195770 / 9781783195770
United Kingdom
87 pages
First published in 1953 by William Heinemann Ltd Reprinted edition with additional cast playtext and new cast programme biographies February 2014 run "First performance at the Finborough Theatre: Tuesday, 26 November 2013." Derived record based on unviewed print version record.