Contributor Lesley Storm
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Other Names Mabel Margaret Clark
Gender Female
Nationality Scottish
Date of Birth 17 May 1904
Date of Death 1975
Functions Author, Playwright
Notes Lesley Storm was the pen-name of Mabel Cowie (1898–1975), also known by her married name of Mabel Clark. She was a Scottish writer, who wrote a number of plays, some of which were filmed. Black Chiffon and Roar Like a Dove were major hits. She also wrote several screenplays, including The Heart of the Matter (1953), based on the novel by Graham Greene, and The Spanish Gardener, based on the 1950 novel of the same name by A.J. Cronin. She wrote some novels, the best known was Lady, What of Life? (Cassell, 1928). It depicted London social life in transition from Victorian to modern times.
Events

Playwright

Doris Fitton - Actor, Director, Producer

  • Black Chiffon, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 13 December 1952
  • Black Chiffon, Princess Theatre (1886- ), Melbourne, VIC, 28 August 1952
  • Black Chiffon, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 26 March 1952

John McCallum - Actor, Director

Dennis Clinton - Actor

Edward Cullen - Actor

Florence Dunlap - Actor

Noel Ferrier - Actor

Christine Groves - Actor

Jennifer Hocking - Set Designer

  • Black Chiffon, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 13 December 1952
  • Black Chiffon, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 26 March 1952

Melissa Jaffer - Actor, Assistant Stage Manager

Alistair Roberts - Actor

Googie Withers - Actor

Les Adams - Actor

Fifi Banvard - Actor

Peter Batey - Producer, Stage Director

Dimity Berriman - Actor

  • Black Chiffon, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 5 November 1964

Frederick Blackman - Producer

Frank Bradley - Actor

Margo Braybrook - Administrator

Ken Brougham - Actor

Beth Brown - Actor

Rupert Browne - Scenic Artist

Barbara Brunton-Gibb - Actor

  • Black Chiffon, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 26 March 1952

Zoe Caldwell - Actor

June Collis - Actor

  • Black Chiffon, Princess Theatre (1886- ), Melbourne, VIC, 28 August 1952

Carrolle Coy - Actor

  • Black Chiffon, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 5 November 1964

Letty Craydon - Actor

Babs Cunningham - Wardrobe Master / Mistress

Warwick Davidson - Actor

  • Black Chiffon, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 5 November 1964

Jean Dixon - Actor

Carmel Dunn - Actor

Brendan Dunne - Set Designer

  • Black Chiffon, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 5 November 1964

Bryan Edward - Stage Manager

Megan Edwards - Actor

Norma Edwards - Actor, Assistant Stage Manager

George Fairfax - Actor

Ron Field - Stage Director

John Fleming - Actor, Producer

  • Black Chiffon, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 5 November 1964

Sheila Florance - Actor

Margaret Ford - Actor

Nance Foxley - Actor

  • Black Chiffon, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 5 November 1964

Roberta Frankland - Actor

  • Black Chiffon, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 5 November 1964

Ethel Gabriel - Actor

Robin Harcourt - Actor

  • Black Chiffon, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 5 November 1964

Dres Hardingham - Designer

  • Black Chiffon, Princess Theatre (1886- ), Melbourne, VIC, 28 August 1952

Benita Harvey - Actor

  • Black Chiffon, Princess Theatre (1886- ), Melbourne, VIC, 28 August 1952

Winifred Hindle - Producer

  • Black Chiffon, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 26 March 1952

Elizabeth Hodge - Costume Designer

  • Black Chiffon, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 5 November 1964

Anthony Holland - Designer

Mary Hosking - Actor

Mal Hough - Electrician

Edward Howell - Actor

  • Black Chiffon, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 13 December 1952

David Hutcheson - Actor

J Alan Kenyon - Scenic Artist

Anne Kimbell - Actor

Lorna Kirkwood-Jones - Actor

Ilse Kux - Actor

Lloyd Lamble - Actor

Joan Landor - Actor

  • Black Chiffon, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 26 March 1952

June Lansell - Stage Manager

  • Black Chiffon, Princess Theatre (1886- ), Melbourne, VIC, 28 August 1952

Michael Laurence - Actor

John Lee - Actor

  • Black Chiffon, Princess Theatre (1886- ), Melbourne, VIC, 28 August 1952

Erna Living - Actor

Murray MacDonald - Director

Roger MacDougall - Actor

  • Black Chiffon, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 13 December 1952

Leone Martin-Smith - Actor

Mimi Mattin - Director

  • Great Day, Tivoli Theatre, Adelaide, SA, 10 April 1948

Pat McDonald - Actor

Paul McGrath - Actor

Adrian McLennan - Stage Manager

Boyd Michele - Wardrobe Master / Mistress

Karis Mond - Director

Marilyn Murray - Actor

John O'Malley - Actor

Kevin Peatfield - Stage Manager, Lighting Designer

  • Black Chiffon, Pocket Playhouse, Sydenham, NSW, 5 November 1964

Richard Percy - Stage Manager

Cecil Perry - Actor

James Punch - Set Designer, Head Mechanist

Ron Randall - Actor

Sylvia Reid - Actor

John Sanger - Assistant Stage Manager

Pearl Schweig - Actor

Bernard Shine - Actor

Harry Short - Stage Manager

John Skinner - Stage Manager

Nicola Smith - Actor

Gai Spillman - Actor

Lionel Stevens - Actor

  • Black Chiffon, Princess Theatre (1886- ), Melbourne, VIC, 28 August 1952

John Sumner - Set Designer

Allen Terrie - Actor

Edith Thompson - Director

Frank Thring - Actor

  • Black Chiffon, Princess Theatre (1886- ), Melbourne, VIC, 28 August 1952

Leslie Victor - Actor

Brian Wallace - Actor

Doreen Webber - Wardrobe Master / Mistress

Dorothy Whiteley - Actor

  • Black Chiffon, Princess Theatre (1886- ), Melbourne, VIC, 28 August 1952

John Wood - Actor

Aztec Services Pty Ltd

  • Black Chiffon, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 13 December 1952
  • Black Chiffon, Princess Theatre (1886- ), Melbourne, VIC, 28 August 1952
  • Black Chiffon, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 26 March 1952

The Independent Theatre

  • Black Chiffon, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 13 December 1952
  • Black Chiffon, Independent Theatre (1939-1977), North Sydney, NSW, 26 March 1952

Adelaide Repertory Theatre Incorporated

  • Great Day, Tivoli Theatre, Adelaide, SA, 10 April 1948

David N. Martin Pty Ltd

J. C. Williamson Theatres Limited (1943-1976)

National Theatre Inc.

Pocket Playhouse

The Garnet H. Carroll Management

  • Black Chiffon, Princess Theatre (1886- ), Melbourne, VIC, 28 August 1952

The University of Melbourne

Tuggeranong Amateur Players

Union Theatre Repertory Company

Works
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