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PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Dangerous Corner At their stylish country retreat Freda and Robert Caplan host a dinner party for their colleagues and friends Young beautiful and successful they have the world at their feet Then a cigarette box and an ill considered remark spark off a relentless series of revelations and other more dangerous secrets are painfully exposed .
Priestley wrote this play to prove that a novelist could write an effective play using the strict economy of the stage .
It was first produced at the Lyric Theatre in May with Flora Robson in the role of Olwen Peel Richard Bird as Robert Caplan and Marie Ney as Freda Caplan In his biography of Priestley Vincent Brome wrote of Dangerous Corner Directed by Tyrone Guthrie it ran for just five performances then the backers withdrew their support Priestley took a cold hard look at the situation made some swift calculations with his agent A D Peters and plunged in daringly to rescue it He was by now a relatively rich man and he drew on the accumulatuion of royalties to keep the play running at a loss In the end his audacity paid off The destructive notices in the daily press were followed by favourable reviews by Ivor Brown in the Observer and James Agate in the Sunday Times It became one of the most popular plays Priestley ever wrote