Travels with My Aunt (play)

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Travels with My Aunt
Written by Graham Greene
Giles Havergal
Date premiered 10 November 1989
Place premiered Citizens Theatre
Glasgow, Scotland
Original language English
Genre Comedy

Travels with My Aunt is a 1989 comedy adapted by Scottish dramatist by Giles Havergal from the Graham Greene novel of the same title. The play was first staged at Citizens Theatre in Glasgow on 10 November 1989 with Havergal, Derwent Watson, Patrick Hannaway, and Christopher Gee, and has since been performed in London West End theatres, off-Broadway in New York, and in San Francisco.

From 2 May to 29 June 2013, Travels with My Aunt is being staged at London's Menier Chocolate Factory, starring David Bamber and Jonathan Hyde.[1]

This stage version was reduced to a 50-minute, one act version (with permission from Giles Havergal) and first presented by the Backwell Playhouse Theatre Company as an entry into the Avon Association of Drama One Act Festival on 21 February 2015. The performance won best play and was put forward to the All England Theatre Festival Quarterfinals in the Western Division: Wessex area. Performed on 18 April 2015, it was again awarded best play. The production performs in the Western Division final in Ferndown, Dorset, on 16 May 2015.


  1. ^ Menier Chocolate Factory

Further reading[edit]

  • Havergal, Giles; Greene, Graham (1991). Travels with My Aunt (First ed.). London: Oberon. ISBN 1-870259-22-X. 

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