A Flea in Her Ear (French: La Puce à l'oreille) is a 1907 play by Georges Feydeau written at the height of the Belle Époque. French ( français,) is a Romance language spoken around the world by 118 million people as a native language and by about 180 to 260 million people Georges Feydeau, ( 8 December 1862 - 5 June 1921) was a French Playwright of the Era known as La Belle Epoque The Belle Époque (bɛːl e'pɔk French for "Beautiful Era" was a period in European history that began during the late 19th century and lasted until
A bedroom farce, its plot is a series of misunderstandings, clandestine assignations, misplaced jealousies, and frantic chases. A bedroom farce or sex farce is a type of light Comedy, centered on the sexual pairings and recombinations of characters as they move through improbable plots and Madame Raymonde Chandebise mistakenly believes her husband Victor is having an affair due to his recent lack of affection. Her suspicion is heightened with the arrival of a package, marked with the return address of a disreputable hotel, containing his suspenders. To prove herself right, she sends him an anonymous letter inviting him to a romantic rendezvous at the establishment. Victor misinterprets the letter and sends his friend Tournel, a notorious womanizer, in his place, and comic complications quickly ensue.
The BBC broadcast a production of the play on June 7, 1967. Events 1099 - The First Crusade: The Siege of Jerusalem begins Year 1967 ( MCMLXVII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. It marked the television debut of Anthony Hopkins, playing Étienne Plucheux. Sir Philip Anthony Hopkins, CBE (born 31 December 1937 is a Welsh Film, stage and Television Actor.
John Mortimer then wrote the screenplay for a 1968 20th Century Fox feature film also directed by Jacques Charon. See also Pre-production Screenwriting A screenplay or script is a written plan authored by a Screenwriter, for a Film or Television In the Film industry, a feature film is a Film made for initial distribution in theaters and being the "main attraction" of the screening The cast included Rex Harrison, Rosemary Harris, Louis Jourdan, and Rachel Roberts. Sir Reginald “Rex” Carey Harrison (5 March 1908 - 2 June 1990 was an English Academy Award and Tony Award -winning Theatre and Rosemary Ann Harris (born September 19, 1927) is an English Tony Award -winning and Academy Award -nominated actress This article is about the French actor for the Musician see Louis Jordan. Rachel Roberts may refer to Rachel Roberts (actress (1927–1980 Rachel Victoria Roberts, British actress sometimes credited as Rachel Roberts
John Mortimer translated the play for the National Theatre, opening at the Old Vic in 1966. Sir John Clifford Mortimer, CBE QC (born 21 April 1923) is an English Barrister, Dramatist and author The Royal National Theatre, located on the South Bank in the London Borough of Lambeth, England. The Old Vic is a Theatre located just south-east of Waterloo Station in London on the corner of The Cut and Waterloo Road. It was directed by Jacques Charon and starred Albert Finney and Geraldine McEwan. Jacques Charon ( 27 February 1920 - 15 October 1975) was a French Actor and Film director. Albert Finney Jr (born 9 May 1936 is a five-time Academy Award -nominated and Emmy Award -winning English Actor. Geraldine McEwan (born Geraldine McKeown on 9 May 1932) is a BAFTA award -winning English actress, with a diverse and successful
An English language translation by Barnett Shaw had a brief Broadway run at the ANTA Playhouse in 1969. Broadway theater, commonly called simply Broadway, refers to theatrical performances presented in one of the 39 large professional theaters with 500 seats or more located The August Wilson Theatre, located at 245 West 52nd Street in New York City, is a legitimate Broadway theatre. It was directed by Gower Champion and starred Robert Gerringer and Ruth Kobart. Gower Carlyle Champion ( June 22 1919 &ndash August 25 1980) was an American Theatre director, Choreographer Robert Gerringer ( May 12, 1926 - November 8, 1989) was an American character actor perhaps best known as Dr Ruth Kobart ( April 24 1924 – December 14 2002) was an American character actress whose six-decade career encompassed
An adaptation by Jean-Marie Besset and Mark O'Donnell was staged by the Roundabout Theatre Company in New York City in 1998. The Roundabout Theatre Company is the largest Non-profit theatre company based in New York City. The City of New York Directed by Bill Irwin, it opened on March 5 and ran for 77 performances. William Mills "Bill" Irwin (born April 11, 1950) is an American Actor and Clown noted for his contribution to the renaissance of American Events 363 - Roman Emperor Julian moves from Antioch with an army of 90000 to attack the Sassanid Empire, in a The cast included Mark Linn-Baker, Alice Playten, and Richard B. Shull. Mark Linn-Baker (born June 17, 1954) is an American Actor and director famous for his role as Larry Appleton on the Alice Playten (born August 28, 1947) is an American Actress. Born Alice Plotkin in New York City, Playten began her career Richard B Shull ( February 24 1929 - October 14 1999) was an American character actor.