The Kingfisher

by  William Douglas-Home

Full Length Play, Comedy  /  2m, 1f

"A delightful flight of fancy." - The New York Post
"Delightful comedy!" - The New York Daily News
"Bewitching fun!...Elegant, civilized." - The Associated Press

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    Cast Size

    2m, 1f
  • Audience

    Target Audience

    • Senior

Additional Info

Cecil, a seventy year-old successful novelist living comfortably with his fussy old butler is contemplating marriage. The object of his affections, Evelyn, has just buried the man she married fifty years ago after being propositioned by Cecil. She is confronted with a candid and charming proposal in this delightful comedy that starred Rex Harrison and Claudette Colbert on Broadway.
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Reviews

"A delightful flight of fancy." - The New York Post

"Delightful comedy!" - The New York Daily News
"Bewitching fun!...Elegant, civilized." - The Associated Press

Considerations

Performing Groups

  • Senior Theatre

License details

  • Minimum Fee: $75 per performance

Production

Details

  • Setting: Cecil's garden.

Casting

2m, 1f
HAWKINS
CECIL
EVELYN
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Authors

William Douglas-Home

William Douglas-Home

THE KINGFISHER first appeared at the Biltmore Theatre on December 6, 1978. Directed by Lindsay Anderson.

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