Carrington V.C. (play)

Carrington VC is a 1953 stage play by husband and wife playwrights Campbell and Dorothy Christie. The production premiered on the West End in London at the Westminster Theatre. It was directed by Michael MacOwan and starred Alec Clunes, John Wood, John Garside, Allan Cuthbertson, Lionel Jeffries, and Rachel Gurney.

A resounding success, the play was soon adapted for the screen by John Hunter and under the direction of Anthony Asquith and producer Teddy Baird a film version was made in 1954. The film was released into theatres by Kingsley-International Pictures in 1955 and it starred David Niven and Margaret Leighton.

In 1957, the play was adapted for radio and broadcast as part of the BBC's long-running Saturday Night Theatre series, with Howard Marion-Crawford as Major Carrington.


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