Geneva English Drama Society Productions

 

 

1933/34

See Naples and Die by Elmer Rice. Producer: Neil Little.

I Lived with You by Ivor Novello.

The Royal Family by Geo. Kaufmann & Edna Ferber. Producer: Virginia Davis.

Alibi by Michael Morton.

She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith. Producer: John Palmer.

When Crummles Played.

 

 

1934/35

The Green Goddess by William Archer. Producer: H. St. George Saunders.

The Mask and The Face by C. B. Fernald. Producer: Neil Little.

The Pierrots.

The Valiant by Hall & Middlemass. Producer: Jessie Potter.

Squaring the Circle by Valentin Kataev. Producer: Ainsworth Johnstone.

 

 

1935/36

Androcles and the Lion by G. Bernard Shaw.

London Wall by John Van Druten. Producer: Neil Little.

Two Gentlemen of Soho by A. P. Herbert. Producer: Ainsworth Johnstone.

The Dark Lady of the Sonnets by G. Bernard Shaw. Producer: Ibbetson James.

 

 

1936/37

Awake and Sing by Clifford Odets. Producer: Philip Drummond Thompson.

Distinguished Gathering by James Parish. Producer: H. St. George Saunders and A. D. Meurig Evans.

Take Two from One by G. & M. Martinez Sierra. Producer: Cyril Kerr.

Murder in the Cathedral by T. S. Eliot. Producer: Neil Little.

 

 

1937/38

Lover`s Leap by Philip Johnson. Producer: H. St. George Saunders.

Murder Intended by Francis Beeding.

The Ascent of F.6 by W. H. Auden & C. Isherwood.

 

 

1938/39

* Paradise Enow by James Bridie. Producer: Mrs. Read.

Geneva by G. Bernard Shaw. Producer: Neil Little.

You Can`t Take It with You by Hart & Kaufmann. Producer: Jessie Potter.

 

 

1939/40

Tobias and the Angel by James Bridie. Producer: P. Drummond Thompson.

 

 

1949/50

The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder. Producer: Peter Oser.

 

 

1950/51

Our Town by Thornton Wilder. Producer: Arthur Klein.

 

 

1951/52

The Late Christopher Bean by Emlyn Williams. Producer: Hugh Miller.

 

 

1952/53

His Excellency by Dorothy & Campbell Christie. Producer: Arthur Hemstock.

The Cocktail Party by T. S. Eliot. Producer: Donald Bain.

 

 

1953/54

*The Twelve-Pound Look by James Barrie & *A Phoenix Too Frequent by Christopher Fry. Producer: Donald Bain.

The Children`s Hour by Lillian Hellman. Producer: Jules Mandel.

Heartbreak House by G. Bernard Shaw. Producer: C. B. Purdom.

 

 

1954/55

George and Margaret by Gerald Savory. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

The Seagull by Anton Chekhov. Producer: Alan Dent.

The Circle by W. Somerset Maugham. Producer: Hugh Miller.

Home at Seven by R. C. Sheriff. Producer: Arthur Prandle

 

 

1955/56

Outward Bound by Sutton Vane. Producer: John Page.

Candida by G. Bernard Shaw. Producer: Richard Morris.

 

 

1956/57

I Have Been Here Before by J. B. Priestley. Producer: John Page.

The White Sheep of the Family by L. Du Garde Peach & Ian Hay. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

The Deep Blue Sea by Terence Rattigan. Producer: John Page.

 

 

1957/58

Tomorrow`s Child by John Coates. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

The Light of Heart by Emlyn Williams. Producer: Hugh Miller.

Captain Carvallo by Dennis Carman. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

 

 

1958/59

Death Takes a Holiday by Aberto Casella & Walter Ferris. Producer: Erling Vidlin.

Venus Observed by Christopher Fry. Producer: John Page.

The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder. Producer: Eve Whyte.

Look Back in Anger by John Osborne. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

 

 

1959/60

Visit to a Small Planet by Gore Vidal. Producer: Eve Whyte.

Anne of the Thousand Days by Maxwell Anderson. Producer: Betsy Savage.

Tonight at 8:30 by Noël Coward. Producer: John Copland.

Summer of the 17th Doll by Ray Lawler. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

 

 

1960/61

I am a Camera by John Van Druten. Producer: Betsy Savage.

Dial M for Murder by Frederick Knott. Producer: Betsy Savage.

The Chalk Garden by Enid Bagnold. Producer: Betsy Savage.

Flowering Cherry by Robert Bolt. Producer: Erling Vidlin.

 

 

1961/62

Your Obedient Servant by Diana Morgan. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith. Producer: Eve Whyte.

The Happy Haven by John Arden. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

 

 

1962/63

The Constant Wife by W. Somerset Maugham. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

Gaslight by Patrick Hamilton. Producer: Richard Morris.

Five Finger Exercise by Peter Shaffer. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

 

 

1963/64

Separate Tables by Terence Rattigan. Producers: Arthur Prandle & Margaret Keep.

The Janus Case by Howard King. Producer: Desmond Cole-Baker.

Arms and the Man by G. Bernard Shaw. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

 

 

1964/65

Epitaph for George Dillon by John Osborne. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

Yes and No by Kenneth Horne. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

 

 

1965/66

*The Private Eye & *The Public Ear by Peter Shaffer. Producers: Arthur Prandle & Pieter Roebers.

Count Your Blessings by Ronald Jeans. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

The Late Edwina Black by Dinner & Morum. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

 

 

1966/67

The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter. Producer: John Hellon.

Present Laughter by Noël Coward. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

 

 

1967/68

Breath of Spring by Peter Coke. Producer: Philip Thompson.

The Grass is Greener by Hugh & Margaret Williams. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

 

 

1968/69

The Anniversary by Bill Macilwraith. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

 

 

1969/70

The Right Honourable Gentleman by Bradley Dyne. Producer: Rod Price.

*Black Comedy by Peter Shaffer. Producer: Richard Morris.

The Hotel in Amsterdam by John Osborne. Producer: Arthur Prandle.

Little Boxes by John Bowen. Producer: Barrie Philpot.

 

 

1970/71

Loot by Joe Orton. Producer: John Copland.

Billy Liar by K. Waterhouse & Willis Hall. Producer: Rod Price.

Not Now, Darling by Ray Cooney & John Chapman. Producer: Barrie Philpot.

 

 

1971/72

Come as You Are by John Mortimer. Producer: Barrie Philpot.

The Complaisant Lover by Graham Greene. Producer: Chris Bulloch.

*The White Liars by Peter Shaffer. Producer: Stella Bulloch.

*On Stage by David Campton. Producer: Max Wenner.

*Shelter by Alun Own. Producer: Peter Tallon.

 

 

1972/73

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Jay Presson Allen. Producer: Barrie Philpot.

Lysistrata by Aristophanes. (40th Anniversary Production). Director: David Bargman.

Who`s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee. Director: Chris Bulloch.

*Lord Byron`s Love Letter by Tennessee Williams. Directors: Suzanne Butler & Tim Hancox.

*The Room by Harold Pinter. Director: Frank Harling.

*A Proposal of Marriage by Anton Chekhov. Director: Thelma Harling.

 

 

1973/74

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare. Director: Frank Harling.

Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett. Director: Anthony Hunt.

*The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet by G. Bernard Shaw. Director: Max Wenner.

*The Lord`s Will by Paul Green. Director: Lee Swepston.

*Mr. Hunter by Stuart Ready. Director: Dorothy Glass.

Relatively Speaking by Alan Ayckbourn. Director: Chris Bulloch.

 

 

1974/75

Old Times by Harold Pinter. Directors: Chris Bulloch & Peter Tallon.

The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare. Director: Thelma Harling.

Move over Mrs. Markham by Ray Cooney & John Chapman. Director: Barrie Philpot.

J. B. by Archibald Macleish. Director: Lee Swepston.

The Rape of the Belt by Benn W. Levy. Director: Malcolm Lakin.

*Alas Poor Fred by James Saunders & *Suddenly Last Summer by Tennessee Williams. Directors: Felicity Russel & Lorraine O`Hara.

 

 

1975/76

Marat/Sade by Peter Weiss. Directors: Chris Bulloch & Lorraine O`Hara.

Entertaining Mr. Sloane by Joe Orton. Director: Peter Tallon.

The Crucible by Arthur Miller. Director: Frank Harling.

Last of the Red Hot Lovers by Neil Simon. Director: Lorraine O`Hara.

 

 

1976/77

Hotel Paradiso by Georges Feydeau & Maurice Desvallières. Director: Chris Bulloch.

A Midsummer Night`s Dream by William Shakespeare. Director: Thelma Harling.

Butley by Simon Gray. Director: Jean Navassardian.

Absurd Person Singular by Alan Ayckbourn. Director: Barrie Philpot.

 

 

1977/78

Blithe Spirit by Noël Coward. Directors: Jim Flux & Jean Navassardian.

King Richard the Third by William Shakespeare. Director: Chris Bulloch and Jean Navassardian.

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. Director: Jennie Aron.

*Black Comedy by Peter Shaffer. Director: Richard Walsh.

*The Dock Brief by John Mortimer. Director: Robin Page.

 

 

1978/79

John Brown`s Body by Stephen Vincent Benet. Directors: Lee Swepston & Hilary Swenson.

Bingo by Edward Bond. Director: Peter Tallon.

The School for Scandal by R. B. Sheridan. Directors: Jim & Jean Flux.

The Secretary Bird by William Douglas Home. Director: Tim Hancox.

Barefoot in the Park by Neil Simon. Director: Helen Estinel.

 

 

1979/80

Antigone by Jean Anouilh. Director: Hilary Swenson.

The Circle by W. Somerset Maugham. Director: Michael Deacon.

Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott. Director: Richard Walsh.

*27 Wagons Full of Cotton by Tennessee Williams. Director: Lee Swepston.

 

 

1980/81

Bedroom Farce by Alan Ayckbourn. Director: Barrie Philpot.

The Changeling by Thomas Middleton & William Rowley. Director: Peter Tallon.

Otherwise Engaged by Simon Gray. Director: Tim Hancox.

*Next by Terrence Mcnally. Director: Quinn Monahan & *Crawling Arnold by Jules Feiffer. Director: Nita Kentopp.

 

 

1981/82

Home by David Storey. Director: Jean Navassardian.

A Handful of Friends by David Williamson. Director: Trevor Findlay.

Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov. Director: Anthony Cornish.

The Deep Blue Sea by Terence Rattigan. Director: Lee Swepston.

 

 

1982/83

(50th Anniversary Season)

 

Present Laughter by Noël Coward. Director: Tim Hancox.

She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith. Director: Jenny Buffle.

The Tempest by William Shakespeare. Director: Jean Flux.

Sergeant Musgrave`s Dance by John Arden. Director: Tim Goodyear.

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams. Director: Lee Swepston.

*Home by David Storey. Director: Jean Navassardian.

 

 

1983/84

Dirty Linen & New-Found-Land by Tom Stoppard. Director: Peter Tallon.

The Royal Hunt of the Sun by Peter Shaffer. Director: Chris Bulloch.

Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen/John Osborne. Director: David Manley.

The Country Wife by William Wycherley. Director: Alan Simmance.

*The Old Country by Alan Bennett. Director: Tim Hancox.

 

 

1984/85

Habeas Corpus by Alan Bennett. Directors: Doris Biles & Barry Gilbert-Miguet.

See How They Run by Philip King. Director: Lee Swepston.

A Murder Has Been Arranged by Emlyn Williams. Directors: Jim Flux & Peter Cole-Baker.

The Heiress by Ruth & Augustus Goetz. Director: Tim Hancox.

 

 

1985/86

Hay Fever by Noël Coward. Director: Kelvin Widdows.

Old Times by Harold Pinter. Director: Alan Simmance.

One Act Play Festival.

Flare Path by Terence Rattigan. Director: Ann Oakley.

Table Manners by Alan Ayckbourn. Director: Jean Navassardian.

 

 

1986/87

Billy Liar by K. Waterhouse & Willis Hall. Director: Tim Hancox.

Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen. Director: Ann Oakley.

Enter A Free Man by Tom Stoppard. Director: Doris Biles.

*Mixed Doubles,by John Bowen and Alan Ayckbourn. Director: Rowena Flux.

Death of A Salesman by Arthur Miller. Director: Howard Hornfeld.

 

 

1987/88

Lloyd George Knew My Father by William Douglas Home. Director: Rowena Flux.

Joking Apart by Alan Ayckbourn. Director: Jenny Buffle.

The Dresser by Ronald Harwood. Director: Lee Swepston.

Ring Round the Moon by Jean Anouilh/Christopher Fry. Director: Kelvin Widdows.

*Bazaar and Rummage by Sue Townsend. Director: Doris Biles.

 

 

1988/89

Pack of Lies by Hugh Whitemore. Director: Tim Hancox.

*The Typists by Murray Schisgal. Director: Aline Dedeyan & The Twelve-Pound Look by J. M. Barrie. Director: Thérèse Draper.

The Lion in Winter by James Goldman. Director: Ann Oakley.

Private Lives by Noël Coward. Director: Julian Finn.

 

 

1989/90

Absent Friends by Alan Ayckbourn. Director: Ann Stutfield.

*Night, Mother by Marsha Norman. Director: Howard Hornfeld.

Watch It, Sailor! by Philip King & Falkland Cary. Director: Doris Biles.

 

 

1990/91

Lord Arthur Savile`s Crime by Oscar Wilde/Constance Cox. Director: Tim Hancox.

Night of January 16th by Ayn Rand. Director: Ann Oakley.

The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov. Director: Alan Simmance.

 

 

1991/92

*Fest, Festival of English Speaking Theatre In Switzerland, Alhambra (Geds Entry, *The Bet by Miles Malleson/Anton Chekhov. Director: Anna Sudnik.)

Oh! What A Lovely War by Joan Littlewood. Director: Julian Finn.

The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht. Director: Neil-Jon Morphy.

When We Are Married by J. B. Priestley. Director: Richard Walsh.

*Equal Terms by Jill Hyem. Director: Jacques Arpin.

 

 

1992/93

(60th Anniversary)

 

Lettice and Lovage by Peter Shaffer. Director: Helen Estinel.

Amadeus by Peter Shaffer. Director: Ann Oakley.

King Lear by William Shakespeare. Director: Diane Simmance.

Confusions by Alan Ayckbourn. Director: Walter Acosta.

 

 

1993/94

Out of Order by Ray Cooney. Director: Richard Hill.

*Mother Figure by Alan Ayckbourn. Director: Walter Acosta.

Misalliance by G. Bernard Shaw. Director: Roy Hodgson.

Shakers by John Godber & Jane Thornton. Director: Neil-Jon Morphy.

A Man for All Seasons by Robert Bolt. Director: Ann Oakley.

 

 

1994/95

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. Director: Tim Hancox.

An Inspector Calls by J. B. Priestley. Director: Walter Acosta.

Stepping Out by Richard Harris. Director: Richard Hill.

Othello by William Shakespeare. Director: Ann Oakley.

*One for The Road by Harold Pinter. Director: Ann Oakley.

 

 

1995/96

Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang. Director: Neil-Jon Morphy.

Antigone by Sophocles/Taylor. Director: Walter Acosta.

Geneva Fringe 1.

Will Power, Shakespeare On Love and Conflict. Director: Lee Swepston.

Charley`s Aunt by W. Brandon Thomas. Director: Diane Simmance.

Geneva Fringe 2.

 

 

1996/97

Death and the Maiden by Ariel Dorfman. Director: Ann Oakley.

Round and Round the Garden by Alan Ayckbourn. Director: Jenny Buffle.

Geneva Fringe 3.

The Way of The World by William Congreve. Director: Walter Acosta.

Three Tall Women by Edward Albee. Director: Neil-Jon Morphy.

*The Ark by Helen Griffin. Director: Anne Everett.

 

 

1997/98

Relatively Speaking by Alan Ayckbourn. Director: Alan Simmance.

Three Birds Alighting on A Field by Timberlake Wertenbaker. Director: Peter Tallon.

Don`t Dress for Dinner by Marc Camoletti/Robin Hawdon. Director: Richard Walsh.

Arcadia by Tom Stoppard. Director: Ann Oakley.

 

 

1998/99

Accidental Death of An Anarchist by Dario Fo. Director: Neil-Jon Morphy.

A Chorus of Disapproval by Alan Ayckbourn. Director: Tim Hancox.

Broken Glass by Arthur Miller. Director: Ann Oakley.

*FEATS: Festival of European Anglophone Theatrical Societies, Forum Meyrin.

 

 

1999/00

Prelude to a Kiss by Craig Lucas. Director: Anne Everett.

Nude with Violin by Noël Coward. Director: Peter Tallon.

Communicating Doors by Alan Ayckbourn. Director: Jenny Buffle.

An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen/Arthur Miller. Director: Ann Oakley.

*Moonlight on Water by Neil-Jon Morphy. Director: Neil-Jon Morphy.

 

 

2000/01

Tartuffe by Molière/Ranjit Bolt. Director: Malcolm Grant.

Noises Off by Michael Frayn. Director: Richard Walsh.

Fringe 2001.

The Rivals by R. B. Sheridan. Director: Frances Favre.

 

 

2001/02

Gasping by Ben Elton. Director: Neil-Jon Morphy.

Hadrian VII by Peter Luke. Directors: Tim Hancox & Linda Krasker.

Daisy Pulls it Off by Denise Deegan. Director: Malcolm Grant.

 

 

2002/03

Funny Money by Ray Cooney. Director:Catherine Harari.

Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott. Director: Tom Grafton.

Habeas Corpus by Alan Bennett. Director: Julian Finn.

*An Englishman Abroad by Alan Bennett. Director: Valerie Antonietti.

 

 

2003/04

Brighton Beach Memoirs by Neil Simon. Director: Neil-Jon Morphy.

*The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard. Director: Ann Oakley.

The Woman in Black by Stephen Mallatratt & Susan Hill. Director:Diane Simmance.

The Second Mrs Tanqueray Arthur W. Pinero. Director: Linda Krasker.

The Edge: *Visiting Hours by Richard Harris / *Strange Inheritance by John Murray. Director: Richard Walsh.

 

 

2004/05

Gym and Tonic by John Godber. Director: Pat Butler.

*My Irish Pal by Charles Slovenski. Director: Charles Slovenski.

Art by Yasmina Reza. Director: Patrizia Maselli.

The Edge: The Magical Voyage of Ulysses by John Wiles. Director: Ted Talbot

An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde. Director: Jenny Buffle.

 

 

2005/06

RolePlay by Alan Ayckbourn. Director: Sue Humphreys

The Sunshine Boys by Neil Simon. Director: Frances Favre.

The Edge: Carpe Jugulum by Stephen Briggs. Director: Ted Talbot.

Humble Boy by Charlotte Jones. Director: Tim Hancox.

 

 

2006/07

Run for your Wife by Ray Cooney. Directors: Pam and Richard Walsh.

The Edge: `Allo `Allo by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft. Director: Ted Talbot.

Good Night Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet) by Anne-Marie Macdonald. Director: Kareen Klein.

Three Sister by Anton Chekhov. Director: Patrizia Maselli.

 

 

2007/08

(75th Anniversary)

 

Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward. Director: Charles Slovenski.

The Constant Wife by W. Somerset Maugham. Director: Jenny Buffle..

The Night of the Iguana by Tennessee Williams. Director: Neil-Jon Morphy.

*The Extraordinary Revelations of Orca the Goldfish by David Tristram. Director: Ian Farley.

 

 

2008/09

GamePlan by Alan Ayckbourn. Director: Sue Humphreys, Beverley Rousset.

Gaslight by Patrick Hamilton. Director: Frances Favre.

The Edge: St Trinian`s adapted by Ted Talbot.. Director: Ted Talbot.

The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard. Director: Neil-Jon Morphy.

 

 

2009/10

It Runs in the Family by Ray Cooney. Director: Diane Simmance, Pam Walsh.

Fallen Angels by Noel Coward. Director: Charles Slovenski.

*Shakers by John Godber & Jane Thornton. Director: Malcolm Grant.

The Chalk Garden by Enid Bagnold. Director: Jenny Buffle.

 

 

2010/11

Quartet by Ronald Harwood. Director: Tim Hancox.

Equus by Peter Shaffer. Director: Neil-Jon Morphy.

*No Holds Bard -The Ties That Bind, by William Shakespeare. Director: Carey Van Driest.

*FEATS: Festival of European Anglophone Theatrical Societies, Forum Meyrin

 

 

2011/12

A View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller. Director: Tim Hancox.

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams. Director: Charles Slovenski.

Comic Potential by Alan Ayckbourn. Director: Malcolm Grant. (*Shortened Version to Feats)

 

 

2012/13

As You Like It by William Shakespeare. Director: Frances Favre.

God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza. Director: Charles Slovenski.

Calendar Girls by Tim Firth. Director: Neil-Jon Morphy.

 

 

2013/14

Loot by Joe Orton. Director: Andrew Brookes.

The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman Director: Charles Slovenski.

Baby with the Bathwater by Christopher Durang. Director: Viki Lazar

 

 

2014/15

Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare. Director: Ben Crystal.

Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel. Director: Charles Slovenski.

Popcorn by Ben Elton. Director: Neil-Jon Morphy.

 

 

2015/16

Proof by David Auburn. Director: Frances Favre.

Caught in the Net by Ray Cooney. Director: Pam Walsh.

Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire Director: Tim Hancox.

 

 

2016/17

Crimes of the Heart by Beth Henley. Director: Christopher Bailey.

Relative Values by Noel Coward. Director: Charles Slovenski.

Lost in Yonkers by Neil Simon. Director: Neil-Jon Morphy.

Our Town by Thornton Wilder. Director: Colin Peterson.

 

 

2017/18

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Director: Christopher Bailey.

The School for Wives by Molière. Translation by Ranjit Bolt. Director: Catherine Harari.

Too Close for Comfort (Charity Evening). Organizer: Marc Checkley.

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde Director: Jenny Buffle.

 

 

2018/19

Frankenstein by Nick Dear. Director: Christopher Bailey.

Breakfast at Tiffany`s adapted by Richard Greenberg. Director: Larry Wagner.

Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton. Director: Rick Vincent

`Dentity Crisis by Christopher Durang / Metamorphosis by Gary Bird.

 

 

2019/20

Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar. Director: Charles Slovenski.

A Midsummer Night`s Dream by William Shakespeare Director: Neil-Jon Morphy.

The Great Gatsby Director: Christina Vasala Kokkinaki.