Don’t Dress for Dinner, a French comedy by Marc Camoletti and Robin Hawdon.
The history of these great writers.
Marc Camoletti (1923-2003) authored more than 40 plays and became a Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur in France. Boeing-Boeing, his first major international success, ran for seven years and 2000 performances in its debut London production. It became the Guinness Book of Records most performed French play worldwide. The Paramount film starred Jerry Lewis, Tony Curtis, and Thelma Ritter. A later play, Don’t dress for Dinner, also ran for seven years in London’s West End. A French citizen, born in Geneva, and an acclaimed artist and associate of the Societe National des Beaux-Arts, Marc Camoletti’s theatre career launched with three plays running simultaneously in Paris. Ten of his plays have also been produced for television. His work continues to flourish in numerous languages and in some 55 countries. He died in 2003.
Robin Hawdon British playwright especially known for the popularity of his comedies. Mr. Hawdon’s plays are amongst the most frequently produced around the world – his name is as well known abroad as in his native Great Britain. Many of his plays are published by Samuel French. Over recent years his plays have appeared in mainstream theatres in the UK, New York, Chicago, Toronto, Paris, Moscow, Warsaw, Krakow, Bonn, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Tel Aviv, Russia, Italy, Ukraine, South Africa, Australia, and in hundreds of smaller theatres across every continent. Their popularity, amongst professional and amateur companies alike, is due to the fast pace and comic complexity of their plot lines, combined with essential humanity and reality in their characterisation.
Plays by Macr Camoletti :-
Boeing Boeing – Don’t Dress for Dinner – Happy Birthday (Camoletti, Cross ADAP –