The School for Scandal

Later notable actors

  • Blair Brown performed Lady Teazel in the 1975 video directed by Michael Langham and Nich Havinga (made from the production at the Tyrone Guthrie Theatre the previous year).
  • John Gielgud played Charles Surface in a legendary season at the Queens Theatre in 1937 and repeated the role under his own direction in a 1963 Broadway production.
  • Real life couple Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh played Sir Peter and Lady Teazle in a production of the play at the New Theatre as part of the Old Vic Company. The production also starred Peter Cushing and Terence Morgan.
  • Donald Sinden as Sir Peter Teazle, Marc Sinden as Charles Surface, Googie Withers as Lady Sneerwell, directed by John Barton, Haymarket Theatre (transferred to the Duke of York's Theatre) in 1983 and then was chosen as the British Council's 50th anniversary tour of Europe in 1984.[26]

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