Brighton Rock (play)

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Brighton Rock is a 1943 British play by Frank Harvey. Inspired by the 1938 novel of the same name by Graham Greene, it ran for a hundred performances at the Garrick Theatre in the West End.[1] It portrays the downfall of an ambitious young criminal in Brighton. The cast included Richard Attenborough, William Hartnell, Norman Pierce, Harcourt Williams, Hermione Baddeley and Dulcie Gray, several of whom reprised their roles in the 1948 film adaptation.


  1. ^ Wearing p.105


  • Wearing, J.P. The London Stage 1940-1949: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel. Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.