Saint Joan. A Chronicle Play. With Author’s Signature (1924)

Author: George Bernard Shaw

Book ID: 68317

Price: 950.00

Saint Joan. A Chronicle Play in Six Scenes and an Epilogue. London: Archibald and Constable & Co., 1924. First Edition. Pp lxiv, 114, [1]. Publisher’s pale green boards, title in gilt to spine. Covers lightly faded, contents pages in fine bright condition.

Signature of Shaw pasted to front endpaper, with signature of the actress Sybil Thorndyke pasted opposite.

Considered one of the most challenging parts an actress can play, the first to tackle this now famous role on the London stage was Shaw’s friend, the great actress Sybil Thorndike, who opened in the UK stage premiere of Saint Joan on 26 March 1924.

Programme of the production at His Majesty’s Theatre, featuring Sybil Thorndike is included.

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