My Father's Mantle

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19700223]by HEDDY ROSSI adapted by MARGARET ETALL with Maxine Audley , Austin Trevor and Frederick Treves|The fate of Europe might have been different if the Emperor Frederick of Germany, who succeeded to the throne in 1888, had lived. He was an enlightened and liberal man, married to Queen Victoria's favourite daughter, and would have prevented the rivalry with Great Britain which launched his son William II, who succeeded him, on the road to the First World War.|This play shows a turning-point in the fate of the world from the point of view of the human beings involved.|Cast in order of speaking:|Produced by MARTIN ESSLIN †|(Maxine Audley is in ' Conduct Unbecoming ' at the Queen's Theatre, London)


Unknown: Heddy Rossi|Adapted By: Margaret Etall|Unknown: Maxine Audley|Unknown: Frederick Treves|Produced By: Martin Esslin|Narrator: Godfrey Kenton|Fritz (Crown Prince Frederick,later Emperor Frederick III of Germany): Austin Trevor|Vicky (Crown Princess Victoria,later Empress Victoria): Maxine Audley|Princess Moretta of Prussia: Patricia Galllmore|Sandro (Prince Alexander of Battenberg): Gabriel Woolf|Baron Kaminsky: Garard Green|Countess Rattern: Kathleen Helme|Willy (Prince William of Prussia later Emperor William II): Frederick Treves|Professor Wegener: John Gabriel|Professor Schroetter: Charles Simon|His Excellency: James Thomason|Professor Bergmann: Hector Ross|Dr Mackenzie: Duncan McIntyre|Count Eulenburg: Clifford Norgate|Kiddern: Wilfrid Carter|Queen Victoria: Margot Boyd