After the Rain

TitleAfter the Rain
Year for Search1958
AuthorsBowen, John [Griffin](1924-2019)
Date Published1958
PublisherFaber and Faber
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Post-apocalyptic dystopia (flooding). A play, with significant differences from the novel, was adapted by the author was based on the novel. After the Rain: A Play in Three Acts. London: Faber and Faber, 1967. U.S. ed. New York: Random House, 1967 with production photographs. There is a note in the U.K. ed. ([9]) detailing tree objections that the Lord Chamberlain, Lord Cobbold, then censor, objected to that had to be changed in performance. First performed at the Hampstead Theatre Club on September 1, 1966 directed by Vivian Matalon. As originally performed, the play was innovative in that the audience was seated so as to be part of the play. When transferred to the Duchess Theatre and then to New York, the seating was as usual. The Library of Congress holds the Playbill 4.10 (October 1967) for the production at the John Golden Theatre in New York City, which starred Alec McCowen (1925-2017), who had also played the role in London. 

Info Notes

 A play, with significant differences from the novel, was adapted by the author was based on the novel. After the Rain: A Play in Three Acts. London: Faber and Faber, 1967. U.S. ed. New York: Random House, 1967 with production photographs. There is a note in the U.K. ed. ([9]) detailing tree objections that the Lord Chamberlain, Lord Cobbold, then censor, objected to that had to be changed in performance. First performed at the Hampstead Theatre Club on September 1, 1966 directed by Vivian Matalon. As originally performed, the play was innovative in that the audience was seated so as to be part of the play. When transferred to the Duchess Theatre and then to New York, the seating was as usual. The Library of Congress holds the Playbill 4.10 (October 1967) for the production at the John Golden Theatre in New York City, which starred Alec McCowen (1925-2017), who had also played the role in London. 

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Author Note

The author (1924-2019 was born in India but was educated and worked in England

Full Text

1958 Bowen, John [Griffin] (1924-2019). After the Rain. London: Faber and Faber. U.S. ed. New York: Ballantine Books, 1959. PSt

Post-apocalyptic dystopia (flooding). A play, with significant differences from the novel, was adapted by the author was based on the novel. After the Rain: A Play in Three Acts. London: Faber and Faber, 1967. U.S. ed. New York: Random House, 1967 with production photographs. There is a note in the U.K. ed. ([9]) detailing tree objections that the Lord Chamberlain, Lord Cobbold, then censor, objected to that had to be changed in performance. First performed at the Hampstead Theatre Club on September 1, 1966 directed by Vivian Matalon. As originally performed, the play was innovative in that the audience was seated so as to be part of the play. When transferred to the Duchess Theatre and then to New York, the seating was as usual. The Library of Congress holds the Playbill 4.10 (October 1967) for the production at the John Golden Theatre in New York City, which starred Alec McCowen (1925-2017), who had also played the role in London. The author was born in India but was educated and worked in England.