21 – 24 September 1981, Civic Theatre Chelmsford
Novello’s 1949 musical was adapted into a film starring Errol Flynn. Prince Richard is summoned from exile with his mistress Marta to resume his royal duties after the death of his father. When he is charged with marrying Princess Cristiane to produce an heir to the throne and then abdicate shortly after. But when Richard begins to fall in love with the beautiful Princess it seems the line of succession might not be so simple.