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The Countess lives in her East European palace, oblivious to the new regime that has moved in. After the war Volubin, a Marxist writer, is instructed to obtain from her the keys to her wine-cellar, which are needed for a celebration dinner. First shown in 1970, this play charts the transition of dictatorial power in the 20th century.

  1. Alan Bridges


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  1. Celia Johnson

    Celia Johnson

  2. Peter Vaughan

    Peter Vaughan

  3. Sydney Tafler

    Sydney Tafler

  4. Bernard Kay

    Bernard Kay

  5. Patsy Byrne

    Patsy Byrne

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The Cellar and the Almond Tree


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Status Released

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  • March 4, 1970


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 20m

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