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Arthur Macrae

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Arthur Macrae
in Dusty Ermine (1936)
Born(1908-03-17)17 March 1908
Died25 February 1962(1962-02-25) (aged 53)
Brighton, Sussex, England
Alma materRADA

William Arthur Schröpfer (17 March 1908 – 25 February 1962) known by the pen name and stage name Arthur Macrae was an English playwright and comic actor.[1][2][3] He graduated from RADA in 1928;[4] with acting work including the original West End productions of Noël Coward's Cavalcade (1931), and South Sea Bubble (1956).[5][6]

Selected written works


  1. ^ "Arthur Macrae". BFI.
  2. ^ McFarlane, Brian (16 May 2016). "The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth edition". Oxford University Press – via Google Books.
  3. ^ "Arthur Macrae - Theatricalia".
  4. ^ Fabrique. "Arthur Macrae — RADA".
  5. ^ "Production of Cavalcade - Theatricalia".
  6. ^ Wearing, J. P. (16 September 2014). "The London Stage 1950-1959: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel". Rowman & Littlefield – via Google Books.
  7. ^ Albert Hunt, Geoffrey Reeves Peter Brook 1995 - Page 6 0521296056 "What on earth was Both Ends Meet in 1954? It was a play by a comedian, Arthur Macrae, about a man who hates the Inland Revenue. He won't marry his fiancee, because the two of them get better tax concessions as 'separate units', and he ."
  8. ^ Peter Brook: A Biography - Page 81 1408852284 Michael Kustow - 2013 "More robust was Arthur Macrae's comedy Both Ends Meet, a comedy about cheating the taxman which Brook directed in the summer of 1954 at the Apollo Theatre. "
  9. ^ "Both Ends Meet (1962)". BFI.
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