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1940-1949 Programmes and Season Books

1940 STRATFORD FESTIVAL
Director: Ben Iden Payne; with Baliol Holloway, George Skillan, Basil Langton, Clare Harris, Freda Jackson, Peggy Bryan
no programmes available

1941 STRATFORD FESTIVAL
Director: Ben Iden Payne; with Baliol Holloway, George Hayes, Jay Laurier, Freda Jackson, Godfrey Kenton, Margaretta Scott
no programmes available

1942 STRATFORD FESTIVAL
Director: Ben Iden Payne; with Baliol Holloway, George Hayes, Jay Laurier, Margaretta Scott, Buena Bent

1942: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (SMT)

1942: THE TEMPEST (SMT)

1942: MACBETH (SMT)

1942: AS YOU LIKE IT (SMT)

1942: THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL (SMT)

1943 STRATFORD FESTIVAL
Director: Milton Rosmer; with Abraham Sofaer, Baliol Holloway, Patricia Jessel, Anna Konstam, Alison Pickard, Christine Adrian

1943: OTHELLO (SMT)
Baliol Holloway, Abraham Sofaer, Anna Konstam, Patricia Jessel; dir:Milton Rosmer

1943: TWELFTH NIGHT (SMT)
Patricia Jessel, Abraham Sofaer, Anna Konstam; dir:Milton Rosmer

1943: HENRY V (SMT)
Charles Reading (as Chorus), Baliol Holloway (as Henry V), Anna Konstam (as Katherine), Abraham Sofaer (as Pistol); dir:Milton Rosmer

1943: KING LEAR (SMT)

1943: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR (SMT)

1943: THE WINTER'S TALE (SMT)

1943: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (SMT)
Eric Maxon (as Theseus), Aubrey Danvers, Cecil Cross, Weyman Mackay, Michael Madell, H Worrall-Thompson, Stanley Howlett, Baliol Holloway (as Bottom), C Rivers Gadsby, C W Anson, G Hannah-Clark, Alison Pickard, Anna Konstam, Patricia Jessel, Charles Reading (as Oberon), Christine Adrian (as Titania), Olive Kirby, Beryl Ivory, Rosemary Morgan; dir:Baliol Holloway [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, production credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; photo not included; VG] £3

1944 STRATFORD FESTIVAL
Director: Robert Atkins; with George Hayes, Robert Atkins, Viola Lyel, Helen Cherry, Antony Eustrel, Patricia Jessel, Raymond Rollett, John Byron, Mary Honer, Anna Burden

1944: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (SMT)
Antony Eustrel (as Antonio), David March, Jack Lynn, David Read, Andrew Faulds (as Lorenzo), Peter Bell, John Williams, George Hayes (as Shylock), Peter Upcher, Michael Martin-Harvey, G Hannam-Clark, Lionel Blair (as Leonardo), C Rivers Gadsby, Clement Hamelin, W E Holloway, Helen Cherry (as Portia), Mary Honer, Anna Burden (as Jessica), Diana Wilson, Angela Shafto, Muriel Herbert, Georgina Jumel, Pamella Deacon; dir:Robert Atkins [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, production credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; VG] £3

1944: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (SMT)
Raymond Rollett, David Read, Clement Hamelin, Andrew Faulds, Graham Crowden (as 3rd Huntsman), David March, C Rivers Gadsby, Margaret Boyd, John Byron (as Lucentio), Peter Bell, W E Holloway (as Baptista), G Hannam-Clark, Jack Lynn, Michael Martin-Harvey, Antony Eustrel (as Petruchio), Cliff Weir, John Williams, John Barry, Angela Shafto, Diana Wilson, Lionel Blair (as Gregory), Peter Upcher, Patricia Jessel (as Katharina), Mary Honer (as Bianca), Viola Lyel (as A Widow); dir:Robert Atkins [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, production credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; VG] £3

1944: MACBETH (SMT)
George Hayes (as Macbeth), John Byron (as Malcolm), Patricia Jessel (as Lady Macbeth), Andrew Faulds, Angela Shafto, Anna Burden, Antony Eustrel (as Macduff), C Rivers Gadsby, Clement Hamelin, Cliff Weir, David March, David Read, Jack Lynn, John Barry, John Byron (as Malcolm), John Williams, Lionel Blair (aged 16, as Son to Macduff), Margaret Boyd, Patricia Jessel (as Lady Macbeth), Peter Bell, Peter Upcher, Raymond Rollett (as Banquo), W E Holloway; dir:Robert Atkins [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, production credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; VG] £3

1944: AS YOU LIKE IT (SMT)
G Hannam Clark, Andrew Faulds (as Amiens), Mary Honer, Anna Burden, Jack Lynn, Clement Hamelin, Pamella Deacon, Muriel Herbert, Georgina Jumel, Angela Shafto, Diana Wilson, Lionel Blair (as Dennis), W E Holloway (as Duke), Raymond Rollett, George Hayes (as Jaques), Jack Lynn, David March, C Rivers Gadsby, Peter Bell, John Byron (as Orlando), Patricia Jessel, Helen Cherry (as Rosalind), John Williams, Michael Martin-Harvey; dir:Robert Atkins [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, production credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; VG] £3

1944: HAMLET (SMT)
Andrew Faulds, Raymond Rollett (as Claudius), David March, Peter Upcher, John Williams, Viola Lyel (as Gertrude), W E Holloway (as Ghost), Cliff Weir, G Hannam-Clark, Jack Lynn, John Byron (as Hamlet), David Read (as Horatio), Antony Eustrel (as Laertes), Anna Burden (as Ophelia), C Rivers Gadsby, Lionel Blair (as 3rd Player), Michael Martin-Harvey (as Polonius), Clement Hamelin, Peter Bell; dir:Robert Atkins [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, production credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; VG] £3

1944: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (SMT)
Peter Upcher (as Theseus), David March, W E Holloway, Peter Bell, Antony Eustrel, Michael Martin-Harvey, Cliff Weir (as Nick Bottom), Jack Lynn, Clement Hamelin, Raymond Rollett, C Rivers Gadsby, Helen Cherry (as Hippolyta), Anna Burden, Viola Lyel, Mary Honer, Diana Wilson, John Byron (as Oberon), Patricia Jessel (as Titania), Maureen Smith, Pamella Deacon, Muriel Herbert, Gillian Fifield, Georgina Jumel, Toto Capper-Parlby, Margaret Abraham, Joan Illi, Vera Garland; dir:Robert Atkins [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, production credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; VG] £3

1944: RICHARD II (SMT)
George Hayes (as Richard II), W E Holloway (as John of Gaunt), Peter Upcher, Antony Eustrel (as Henry Bolingbroke), David Read, John Byron (as Duke of Aumerle), Jack Lynn, Andrew Faulds, Peter Bell, C Rivers Gadsby, David March, Raymond Rollett, Clement Hamelin, John Barry, John Williams, G Hannam-Clark, Cliff Weir, Michael Martin-Harvey, Margaret Boyd, Helen Cherry (as Queen Isabella), Diana Wilson, Angela Shafto, Toto Capper-Parlby; dir:Robert Atkins [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, production credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; VG] £3

1944: VOLPONE (SMT)
Robert Atkins (as Volpone), John Byron (as Mosca), Mary Honer, Michael Martin-Harvey, Cliff Weir, David Read, Clement Hamelin, Raymond Rollett, Peter Upcher (as Sir Politick Would-Be), Peter Bell, Andrew Faulds, W E Holloway, Jack Lynn, David March, John Barry, Helen Cherry (as Celia), Viola Lyel (as Lady Would-Be), Margaret Boyd, Diana Wilson; dir:Robert Atkins [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis, production credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; VG] £3

1944: REPERTOIRE BOOKLET (Shakespeare Memorial Theatre)
Detailed Performance Schedule for the first twelve weeks of the 1944 Shakespeare Festival, 8th April to 1st July; the Festival was under the direction of Robert Atkins, and eight plays were in the repertoire; the booklet includes Prices of Admission, Booking Information, Travel Information, Company List etc. [10pp, 3x4.6; printed on high-quality cream paper; an uncommon survivor, and in excellent condition!] £5

1945 STRATFORD FESTIVAL
Director: Robert Atkins; with Anthony Eustrel, Robert Atkins, Claire Luce, Margaret Boyd, Moira Lister, David Peel, Viola Lyel, Horace Sequeira

1945 (Feb): TWELFTH NIGHT (New Theatre, Oxford)
Stratford-Upon-Avon Shakespeare Festival Company: David Peel (as Orsino), John Barry, David March, Thomas Dance, Robert Atkins (as Sir Toby Belch), Peter Bell, Colin Cunningham, David Read (as Malvolio), Horace Sequeira, Tristan Rawson, Jonathan Meddings, Andrew Faulds (as 1st Officer), Claire Luce (as Viola), Mary Honer, Moira Lister (as Olivia); dir:Robert Atkins [4pp, 5x8; cast, credits, air raid warning etc.; most unusual] £4

1945: TWELFTH NIGHT (SMT)
David Peel (as Orsino), John Barry, David March, Thomas Dance, Robert Atkins (as Sir Toby Belch), Peter Bell, Colin Cunningham, David Read (as Malvolio), Horace Sequeira, Tristan Rawson, Jonathan Meddings, Andrew Faulds (as 1st Officer), Claire Luce (as Viola), Mary Honer, Moira Lister (as Olivia); dir:Robert Atkins [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; minor marks, slightly rumpled, else VG] £1

1945: OTHELLO (SMT)
David March, Antony Eustrel (as Iago), W E Holloway, George Skillan (as Othello), David Read, Clement Hamelin, Andrew Faulds, Horace Sequeira, John Barry, Jonathan Meddings, Tristan Rawson, Peter Bell, Thomas Dance, Moira Lister (as Desdemona), Viola Lyel (as Emilia), Mary Honer; dir:Robert Atkins [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, production credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; VG] £3

1945: ROMEO AND JULIET (SMT)
David March, Clement Hamelin, Graham Crowden (as Abraham), John Barry, Jonathan Meddings, David Read, Peter Bell, Tristan Rawson, C Rivers Gadsby, David March, David Peel (as Romeo), Andrew Faulds (as Paris), Horace Sequeira, Antony Eustrel (as Mercutio), W E Holloway (as Friar Laurence), Eric Porter (as Page to Paris), Margaret Boyd, Diana Wilson, Viola Lyel (as Nurse), Moira Lister (as Juliet); dir:Robert Atkins [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, production credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; tatty] £1

1945: ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA (SMT)
Antony Eustrel, Clare Luce, Tristan Rawson; dir:Robert Atkins

1945: SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER (SMT)
W E Holloway, Antony Eustrel; dir:Robert Atkins

1946 STRATFORD FESTIVAL
Director: Barry Jackson; with Robert Harris, Valerie Taylor, Myles Eason, David O'Brien, Robert Vernon, Julian Somers, Hugh Griffith, Paul Scofield, Ruth Lodge, Joy Parker, Donald Sinden, John Harrison

1946: THE TEMPEST - opening production (SMT, 20 April)
Anthony Groser, Patrick Ross, James Raglan, Myles Eason, Paul Stephenson, John Harrison (as Ferdinand), Christian Morrow, Robert Harris (as Prospero), Joy Parker (as Miranda), David O'Brien (as Ariel), Julian Somers (as Caliban), Donald Sinden (as Adrian), Duncan Ross, Hugh Griffith, Robert Vernon, Muriel Davidson, Nancy Nevinson, Jenifer Coverdale, June Rousselle, Frances Brette, Pat Brewer, Eileen Clark, Pamela Leatherland, Sulwen Morgan, Barbara Ormerod, William Avenell, Trevor Barker, Robin Griffin, David Hobman, Anthony Hooper, Michael Rose, Leonard White; dir:Eric Crozier, music:Lennox Berkeley [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; VG] £4

1946: CYMBELINE (SMT, 23 Apr)
Anthony Groser, Michael Rose, Nancy Nevinson, Valerie Taylor (as Imogen), Myles Eason (as Posthumus Leonatus), James Raglan (as Cymbeline), Trevor Barker, Paul Stephenson, Joy Parker (as Helen), Patrick Ross, David King-Wood (as Iachimo), Christian Morrow, Jenifer Coverdale, Duncan Ross, Paul Scofield (as Cloten), Dudley Jones, Leonard White, William Avenell, Vernon Fortescue, John Harrison (as Guiderius), Donald Sinden (as Arviragus), Robin Griffin, Frances Brette, Pat Brewer, Eileen Clark, Pamela Leatherland, Sulwen Morgan, Barbara Ormerod, David Hobman, Anthony Hooper; dir:Nugent Monck [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; photo not included; VG] £6

1946: LOVE'S LABOURS LOST (SMT, 26 Apr)
Vernon Fortescue, Paul Stephenson, John Harrison (as Longaville), Donald Sinden (as Dumain), David King-Wood (as Berowne), Robert Vernon, Paul Scofield (as Don Adriano), David O'Brien, June Monkhouse, Julian Somers, Valerie Taylor (as Princess of France), Joy Parker, Muriel Davidson, Ruth Lodge (as Rosaline), Trevor Barker, Robin Griffin, Dudley Jones, Hugh Griffith (as Holofernes), Anthony Hooper, Frances Brette, Pat Brewer, Eileen Clark, Jenifer Coverdale, Pamela Leatherland, Sulwen Morgan, Barbara Ormerod, William Avenell, Anthony Groser, David Hobman, Michael Rose, Duncan Ross, Patrick Ross, Leonard White; dir:Peter Brook (aged 21) [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; photo not included; VG] £5

1946: HENRY V (SMT, 10 May)
Robert Harris (as Chorus), Paul Scofield (as Henry V), James Raglan, Joy Parker (as English Page), Anthony Groser, Julian Somers, Patrick Ross, Trevor Barker, Robin Griffin, Duncan Ross, Paul Stephenson, Christian Morrow, Douglas Seale, Vernon Fortescue, Pamela Leatherland, David O'Brien, Leonard White, Myles Eason, Donald Sinden (as Sir Thomas Grey), Hugh Griffith (as Charles VI), John Harrison (as Louis, the Dauphin), David King-Wood, Frances Brette, Pat Brewer, Dudley Jones, William Avenell, Anthony Hooper, Michael Rose, David Hobman, Ruth Lodge (as Katherine), Nancy Nevinson, Eileen Clark, Jenifer Coverdale, Muriel Davidson, June Monkhouse, Sulwen Morgan, Barbara Ormerod, Duncan Goddard, Lyndon Mason, Richard Renny; dir:Dorothy Green [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; photos not included; VG] £6

1946: AS YOU LIKE IT (SMT, 31 May)
Myles Eason (as Orlando), Douglas Seale, Paul Scofield (as Oliver), David Hobman, Anthony Hooper, Joy Parker (as Celia), Ruth Lodge (as Rosalind), Hugh Griffith (as Touchstone), Donald Sinden (as Le Beau / William), Duncan Ross, Christian Morrow, Michael Rose, William Avenell (The Duke in banishment), Dudley Jones, Leonard White, John Shaw, Patrick Ross, Trevor Barker, Julian Somers (as Jacques), Nancy Nevinson, Anthony Groser, Muriel Davidson, David O'Brien, Sulwen Morgan, Pat Brewer, Eileen Clark, Jenifer Coverdale, June Monkhouse, Barbara Ormerod, Duncan Goddard, Robin Griffin, Lyndon Mason, Richard Renny; dir:Herbert M Prentice [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; photo not included; VG] £6

1946: MACBETH (SMT, 21 June)
Hugh Griffith (as A Witch), Ruth Lodge, Dudley Jones, James Raglan, Paul Scofield (as Malcolm), Trevor Barker, John Harrison (as Lennox), Leonard White, Myles Eason, Paul Stephenson, Robert Harris (as Macbeth), David King-Wood, Valerie Taylor (as Lady Macbeth), Anthony Groser, Anthony Hooper, Duncan Ross, Robin Griffin, Robert Vernon, Julian Somers (as Macduff), Michael Rose, Christian Morrow, Donald Sinden (as a Murderer / Young Siward), Muriel Davidson, David O'Brien, Douglas Seale, Nancy Nevinson, David Hobman, Patrick Ross, Frances Brette, Pat Brewer, Eileen Clark, Jenifer Coverdale, Pamela Leatherland, June Monkhouse, Sulwen Morgan, Duncan Goddard, Richard Renny; dir:Michael Macowan, music:Edmund Rubbra [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; photos not included; VG] £6

1946: THE TRAGICAL HISTORY OF DOCTOR FAUSTUS (SMT, 12 Jul)
David King-Wood, Robert Harris (as Dr Faustus), Robert Vernon, John Harrison (as Good Angel), Leonard White, Paul Stephenson, Myles Eason, Donald Sinden (as A Scholar / Pride / A Knight), Anthony Groser, Dudley Jones, Hugh Griffith (as Mephistophilis), Barbara Ormerod, Robin Griffin, Pamela Leatherland, Duncan Ross, Christian Morrow, William Avenell, Anthony Hooper, Muriel Davidson, Michael Rose, David Hobman, Trevor Barker, Joy Parker (as Lechery), Vernon Fortescue, Douglas Seale, Herbert Roland, Richard Renny, Nancy Nevinson, Jenifer Coverdale, Frances Brette, Pat Brewer, Eileen Clark, Joanna Mackie, June Monkhouse, Sulwen Morgan, Duncan Goddard, Maxwell Jackson, Lyndon Mason; dir:Walter Hudd [4pp; 5x7.5; cast list, credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; VG] £4

1946: MEASURE FOR MEASURE (SMT, 24 Aug)
David King-Wood (as Vincentio, the Duke), Douglas Seale, William Avenell, Anthony Groser, John Harrison (as Friar Peter), Robert Harris (as Angelo), Maxwell Jackson, Paul Scofield (as Lucio), Donald Sinden (as First Gentleman), Herbert Roland, Nancy Nevinson, Robert Vernon, Myles Eason (as Claudio), Eileen Clark, Ruth Lodge (as Isabella), June Monkhouse, Dudley Jones, Paul Stephenson, Muriel Davidson, Pamela Leatherland, Duncan Ross, David Hobman, Vernon Fortescue, Frances Brette, Pat Brewer, Barbara Ormerod, Sulwen Morgan, Trevor Barker, Duncan Goddard, Robin Griffin, Anthony Hooper, Richard Renny; dir:Frank McMullan [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, credits, box office information, prices of admission, theatre staff etc.; VG] £6

1947 STRATFORD FESTIVAL
Director: Barry Jackson; with Robert Harris, Beatrix Lehmann, Walter Hudd, Veronica Turleigh, Paul Scofield, John Ruddock, Douglas Seale, Daphne Slater, Joy Parker, Michael Golden, Donald Sinden, John Blatchley, Margaret Courtenay, Joss Ackland, John Warner, Laurence Payne, Myles Eason, John Harrison

1947: ROMEO AND JULIET (SMT) opened 5 April
Laurence Payne, Daphne Slater; dir:Peter Brook, des:Rolf Gerard, music:Roberto Gerhard

1947: THE TRAGICAL HISTORY OF DOCTOR FAUSTUS (SMT) opened 9 April
Michael Golden, Robert Harris (as Dr Faustus), John Blatchley (as Wagner), George Cooper, John Harrison (as Bad Angel), Paul Stephenson, Myles Eason, Donald Sinden (as Scholar / Pride / A Knight), Antony Groser, Dudley Jones, Paul Scofield (as Mephistophilis), Elizabeth Ewbank, David Oxley, Pamela Leatherland, Duncan Ross, Leigh Crutchley, William Avenell, Joss Ackland (as Beelzebub), Muriel Davidson, Julian Amyes, David Hobman, John Warner, Joy Parker (as Lechery), William March, Douglas Seale (as Archbishop of Rheims / An Old Man), Herbert Roland, Margaret Courtenay (as A Lady), Richard Renny, Diana Mahony, Anne Daniels, Margaret Godwin, Lois Johnson, Joanna Mackie, Irene Sutcliffe, Gwen Williams, Beryl Wright, Lennard Pearce, John Randall, Kenneth Wynne; dir:Walter Hudd, des:Riette Sturge-Moore, music:Robert Chignell, John Simons [8pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis, credits, box office information, prices of admission, restaurant arrangements etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1947: MEASURE FOR MEASURE (SMT) opened 11 April
Michael Golden (as Vincentio, the Duke), Douglas Seale, William Avenell, Antony Groser, William March, Robert Harris (as Angelo), Paul Scofield (as Lucio), Donald Sinden (as 1st Gentleman), Herbert Roland, Gwen Williams, Dudley Jones, Myles Eason (as Claudio), Irene Sutcliffe, Beatrix Lehmann (as Isabella), Elizabeth Ewbank, John Ruddock, Paul Stephenson, Maxwell Jackson, Muriel Davidson, Pamela Leatherland, Duncan Ross, David Hobman, John Blatchley, Margaret Courtenay, Anne Daniels, Margaret Godwin, Lois Johnson, Joanna Mackie, Diana Mahony, Beryl Wright, Joss Ackland, Julian Amyes, George Cooper, Leigh Crutchley, Sol Glabman, David Oxley, Lennard Pearce, Richard Renny, Kenneth Wynne; dir:Frank McMullan, Ronald Giffen, des:Otis Riggs [8pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis, credits, box office information, prices of admission, restaurant arrangements etc.; VG] £4

1947: LOVE'S LABOURS LOST (SMT) opened 14 April
Laurence Payne, Donald Sinden, Paul Scofield ; dir:Peter Brook

1947: TWELFTH NIGHT (SMT) opened 23 April
Beatrix Lehmann, Daphne Slater, Walter Hudd, Paul Scofield; dir:Walter Hudd

1947: THE TEMPEST (SMT) opened 9 May
Robert Harris, Daphne Slater, Joy Parker; dir:Norman Wright

1947: RICHARD II (SMT) opened 13 June
Robert Harris (as Richard II), John Ruddock (as John of Gaunt), Michael Golden (as Bolingbroke), Myles Eason, John Harrison, David Oxley, John Warner, Julian Amyes, William Avenell, Joss Ackland, Maxwell Jackson, Donald Sinden (as Aumerle), Beatrix Lehmann (as Duchess of Gloucester), Joy Parker (as Queen to Richard), Margaret Courtenay, Margaret Godwin, Diana Mahony, George Cooper, Lennard Pearce, Douglas Seale, John Randall, Duncan Ross, Laurence Payne (as Hotspur), Antony Groser, Paul Stephenson, William March, Dudley Jones, Leigh Crutchley, Richard Renny, Anne Daniels, Lois Johnson, Joanna Mackie, Beryl Wright, Antony Haines, David Hobman, Tony Maxwell, John Mayes, Herbert Roland, Kenneth Wynne; dir:Walter Hudd, des:Hal Burton, music:John Simon [8pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis, credits, box office information, prices of admission, restaurant arrangements etc.; VG] £4

1947: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (SMT) opened 11 July
John Ruddock, Beatrix Lehmann, Laurence Payne; dir:Michael Benthall

1947: PERICLES (SMT) opened 15 August
Dudley Jones, Paul Scofield (as Pericles), Leigh Crutchley, David Hobman, Antony Groser, William Avenell, Irene Sutcliffe (as Thaisa), Herbert Roland, Richard Renny, Joss Ackland (as 1st Knight), George Cooper, John Mayes, Kenneth Wynne, David Oxley, Gwen Williams, Maxwell Jackson, Herbert Roland, Douglas Seale (as Cerimon), Julian Amyes, Paul Stephenson, Muriel Davidson, Duncan Ross, Daphne Slater (as Marina), William March, John Blatchley, Margaret Courtenay, Myles Eason (as Lysimachus), Lennard Pearce, Diana Mahony, Anne Daniels, Elizabeth Ewbank, Margaret Godwin, Lois Johnson, Pamela Leatherland, Joanna Mackie, Beryl Wright, Antony Haines, Tony Maxwell; dir:Nugent Monck, des:Barry Jackson [8pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis, credits, box office information, prices of admission, restaurant arrangements etc.; photos not included; VG] £6

1947: TWELFTH NIGHT (His Majesty's, London)
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company: Beatrix Lehmann (as Viola), Julian Amyes, Michael Golden (as Orsino), Leigh Crutchley, John Warner, John Blatchley (as Sir Toby Belch), Helen Burns, Paul Scofield (as Sir Andrew Aguecheek), Dudley Jones, Duncan Ross, Daphne Slater (as Olivia), Gwen Williams, Walter Hudd (as Malvolio), Douglas Seale, Laurence Payne, George Cooper, David Hobman, Margaret Courtenay, Anne Daniels, Margaret Godwin, Diana Mahony, Irene Sutcliffe, Joss Ackland, Maxwell Jackson, David Oxley, Lennard Pearce, John Randall, Richard Renny, Herbert Roland, Kenneth Wynne; dir:Walter Hudd [4pp, 5x8; cast list, credits, theatre information etc.; photo not included; rumpled, w.light marks] £4

1947: RICHARD II (His Majesty's, London)
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre Company: Robert Harris (as Richard II), John Ruddock (as John of Gaunt), Michael Golden (as Bolingbroke), Myles Eason, John Harrison (as Bushy), David Oxley, John Warner, Julian Amyes, William Avenell, Joss Ackland, Maxwell Jackson, Donald Sinden (as Aumerle), Beatrix Lehmann (as Duchess of Gloucester), Joy Parker (as Queen to Richard), Margaret Courtenay, Margaret Godwin, Diana Mahony, George Cooper, Lennard Pearce, Herbert Roland, David Hobman, Douglas Seale, John Randall, Duncan Ross, Laurence Payne (as Hotspur), Antony Groser, Paul Stephenson, William March, Dudley Jones, Leigh Crutchley, Richard Renny, Kenneth Wynne, Anne Daniels, Lois Johnson, Elizabeth Ewbank, Joanna Mackie, Beryl Wright, Antony Haines, Tony Maxwell, John Mayes; dir:Walter Hudd, des:Hal Burton, music:John Simon [4pp, 5x8; cast list, credits, theatre information etc.; horizontal crease, rumpled, w.light marks] £2

1947 (Jul): Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE, Vol.1 No.8
An edition of the Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE magazine (incorporating Shakespeare Pictorial); cover photo of The Grind, the popular ferry service across the Avon; containing a report on RICHARD II (w.production photo of Paul Scofield and John Harrison) directed by Walter Hudd; 15 charming sketches of company members (including Elizabeth Ewbank, Tony Maxwell, John Warner, and Joss Ackland); production photograph of TWELFTH NIGHT (w.Paul Scofield, Beatrix Lehmann, Duncan Ross and John Blatchley); photo of The Mayor of Istambul with the Mayoress of Stratford-on-Avon, Levi Fox, Sir Barry Jackson, Leonard Crainford, Tom English and Tom Lowth); articles about Shakespeare and Stratford, including Patterns in Tudor Timbering (w.photo), No proof of that deer stealing!, Church with rare saxon stonework (w.photo), Seventeenth Century Symmetry (w.3 photos), The poet and his commentators (w.photo) etc. [16pp, 7.25x9.75; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

1947 (Aug): Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE, Vol.1 No.9
An edition of the Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE magazine (incorporating Shakespeare Pictorial); cover photo of Ettington Park; containing report on THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (w.production photo of Robert Harris, John Harrison, David Oxley, John Warner and Donald Sinden) directed by Michael Benthall; 2 production photos of RICHARD II (w.Donald Sinden, Robert Harris, Paul Stephenson, Richard Renny, John Ruddock, Douglas Seale); articles about Shakespeare and Stratford, including Folk Dance Festival annually?, Harvard House (w.photo), Ettington Park (w.4 photos), Shakespeare the complete artist, Centenary of Birthplace Purchase (by Levi Fox, w.7 illustrations) etc. [16pp, 7.25x9.75; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

1947 (Sep): Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE, Vol.1 No.10
An edition of the Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE magazine (incorporating Shakespeare Pictorial); cover photo of Laurence Payne, Antony Groser and Dudley Jones in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE; containing report on PERICLES (w.Paul Scofield) directed by Nugent Monk; 4 production photos of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (with Donald Sinden, Joy Parker, John Ruddock, Beatrix Lehmann, Helen Burns, Walter Hudd, Myles Eason) directed by Michael Benthall; articles about Shakespeare and Stratford, including Stratford's Notable August, An Old Corner with Modern Touches (w.photo), Sad story of a church clock, Centenary of Birthplace Purchase (w.photo of Dover Wilson), Overseas Experts discuss the Poet (International Conference, w.3 photos), How Shakespeare wrote his plays, Former Festival Director [W Bridges-Adams] on "Looking at a play" etc. [16pp, 7.25x9.75; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

1948 STRATFORD FESTIVAL
Director: Barry Jackson; with Godfrey Tearle, Diana Wynyard, Paul Scofield, Anthony Quayle, Ena Burrill, Claire Bloom, Heather Stannard, Robert Helpmann, Esmond Knight, Alfie Bass, John Justin

1948: TROILUS AND CRESSIDA (SMT)
Paul Scofield, Heather Stannard, Paul Hardwick, Anthony Quayle, Diana Wynyard, Esmond Knight; dir:Anthony Quayle, des:Motley

1948: HAMLET (SMT)
Robert Helpmann, Anthony Quayle, Diana Wynyard, Claire Bloom; dir:Michael Benthall

1948: HAMLET (SMT)
Paul Scofield, Anthony Quayle, Diana Wynyard, Claire Bloom; dir:Michael Benthall

HAMLET Postcard
Paul Scofield as Hamlet
Postcard Set A No.4 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

1948: OTHELLO (SMT)
William Squire, William Monk, Michael Gwynn, Douglas Wilmer, Godfrey Tearle (as Othello), John Justin (as Cassio), Anthony Quayle (as Iago), Paul Scofield (as Roderigo), Michael Godfrey, Diana Wynyard (as Desdemona), Ena Burrill (as Emilia), Heather Stannard, Claire Bloom, Jean Fox, Elizabeth Melville, Lorna Whitehouse, Julian Amyes, Michael Bates, Alexander Davion, Arnold Diamond, Alan Dipper, Paul Hardwick, Timothy Harley, Keith Herrington, Harold Kasket, Tom Kneale, Norman Mitchell, Manfred Priestley, Edmund Purdom, Robert Urquhart, John Van Eyssen, Clifford Williams, David Wroe; dir:Godfrey Tearle and Anthony Quayle [4pp, 5x8; cast list, credits, box office information, restaurant details etc.; photo not included; punch holes, else VG] £4

1948: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (SMT)
Noel Wilman (as Antonio), Paul Hardwick, Douglas Wilmer, Paul Scofield (as Bassanio), John Justin (as Lorenzo), Esmond Knight, Diana Wynyard (as Portia), Mairhi Russell, Michael Bates, William Squire, Robert Helpmann (as Shylock), Michael Godfrey, Alfie Bass (as Launcelot Gobbo), Julian Amyes, Tom Kneale, Heather Stannard (as Jessica), John Kidd, Arnold Diamond, William Monk, Claire Bloom, Jean Fox, Elizabeth Melville, Alexander Davion, Alan Dipper, Keith Herrington, Norman Mitchell, Edmund Purdom, John Van Eyssen, Clifford Williams, David Wroe; dir:Michael Benthall, des:Sophie Fedorovitch [4pp, 5x8; cast list, credits, box office information, restaurant details etc.; photos not included; light creases, else VG] £2

1948: THE WINTER'S TALE (SMT)
William Squire, Julian Amyes (as Camillo), Manfred Priestley, Esmond Knight (as Leontes), Diana Wynyard (as Hermione), Timothy Harley, Ailsa Grahame, Jean Fox, Edmund Purdom, Michael Godfrey, Ena Burrill (as Paulina), Paul Hardwick, Douglas Wilmer, Norman Mitchell, Arnold Diamond, David Wroe, John Kidd, Paul Scofield (as Clown), Alfie Bass (as Autolycus), John Justin (as Florizel), Claire Bloom (as Perdita), Elizabeth Melville, Michael Bates, Robert Urquhart, Tom Kneale, Michael Gwynn, Harold Kasket, Mairhi Russell, Alexander Davion, Alan Dipper, Keith Herrington, John Van Eyssen, Clifford Williams; dir:Anthony Quayle, des:Motley [4pp, 4.9x7.4; cast list, credits, box office information, restaurant details etc.; light creases, line sketch on cover, else VG] £3

THE WINTER'S TALE Postcard
Diana Wynyard as Hermione
Postcard Set A No.2 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

1948: THE WINTER'S TALE Postcard
Paul Scofield as The Clown
by Dame Laura Knight, D.B.E., R.A. [6"x4" postcard; VG] £1

1948: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF KING JOHN (SMT)
Robert Helpmann, Esmond Knight, Noel Willman, Anthony Quayle, Paul Hardwick, Michael Gwynne, Alfie Bass, Claire Bloom, Paul Scofield, John Justin, Ena Burrill, Douglas Wilmer, William Squire, Michael Bates, Julian Amyes, Heather Stannard, Robert Urquhart; dir:Michael Benthall

KING JOHN Postcard
Robert Helpmann as King John
Postcard Set A No.1 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

KING JOHN Postcard
Anthony Quayle as Falconbridge
Postcard Set A No.5 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

1948: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (SMT)
Anthony Quayle, Diana Wynyard, Esmond Knight, Heather Stannard, Anthony Quayle, Alfie Bass, Michael Bates, Claire Bloom, Robert Urquhart, Noel Willman, Michael Gwynne, Julian Amyes; dir:Michael Benthall

1948 STRATFORD FESTIVAL SOUVENIR
This unusual Souvenir consists almost entirely of vivid photographs, about twenty in all: Barry Jackson, Michael Benthall, Anthony Quayle, Godfrey Tearle, Diana Wynyard, Robert Helpmann as Hamlet, Anthony Quayle as Falconbridge, Esmond Knight as Gratiano, Paul Scofield as Hamlet (very moody), Heather Stannard as Jessica, Claire Bloom as Blanch of Spain; scenes from MERCHANT OF VENICE, RICHARD II, ROMEO AND JULIET (directed by Peter Brook), PERICLES, DOCTOR FAUSTUS, MEASURE FOR MEASURE, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST (Peter Brook's Watteau production), and the 1946 CYMBELINE. There are also 2 colour designs, a list of the 1948 productions, and a company list.
[24pp in light card cover; 7.25x9.25; cover slightly faded, minor marks, else VG; uncommon] £10

1948 (Mch-Apr): Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE, Vol.1 No.12
An edition of the Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE magazine (incorporating Shakespeare Pictorial); cover photo of The Shakespeare Memorial Theatre from across the Avon; containing 6 photographs of the Reception for the new company: Anthony Quayle, Lt-Col Fordham Flower and Diana Wynyard; Robert Helpmann and Paul Scofield with Sir Barry Jackson; Esmond Knight, Claire Bloom and Michael Benthall; Anthony Quayle, William Monk, Heather Stannard and John Justin; Alfie Bass, Noel Willman and John Kidd; and Michael Godfrey with Mr and Mrs Michael Gwynn; photo of The Casket Scene (THE MERCHANT OF VENICE) directed by Michael Benthall; articles about Shakespeare and Stratford, including Old Manor House Reprieved (Little Wolford Manor House), The Shrieve's House (w.photo), Clopton House (w.4 photos), New Uses for our Stately Homes (w.photo of Upton House), Plans for April the twenty-third (w.photo of Box Office Staff), No bells to greet the birthday (w.photo of Holy Trinity Church bells in the churchyard) etc. [20pp, 7.25x9.75; bottom third of back page removed, else VG] £3

1948 (Jul): Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE, Vol.2 No.15
An edition of the Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE magazine (incorporating Shakespeare Pictorial); cover photo of Diana Wynyard in THE WINTER'S TALE; containing reports on TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, and the visit of Princess Margaret to Stratford (w.photo); 4 production photos of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (w.Anthony Quayle, Diana Wynyard, Esmond Knight, Alfie Bass and others); photograph of Tribute to America (w.photo of new bronze plaque); articles about Shakespeare and Stratford, including The Jigsaw of Shakespearean History, Three Momentous Years (Tribute to Sir Barry Jackson), Armscott Manor (w.4 photos), The Theatre Lost £8,000 on Year's Working, Festival Problems, No.12 Sheep Street (w.photo), and Compton of Compton Wyngates etc. [20pp, 7.25x9.75; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £6

1948 (Aug-Sep): Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE, Vol.2 No.16
An edition of the Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE magazine (incorporating Shakespeare Pictorial); cover photo of Heather Stannard and Paul Scofield in TROILUS AND CRESSIDA; containing 4 production photos of TROILUS AND CRESSIDA (w.Paul Scofield, William Squire, Heather Stannard, Michael Godfrey, Noel Willman, Julian Amyes, Harold Kasket, John Justin, Anthony Quayle, Douglas Wilmer, Edmund Purdom, and Esmond Knight); report on Godfrey Tearle's OTHELLO; 2 production photos of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (w.Diana Wynyard and Anthony Quayle); articles about Shakespeare and Stratford, including Ancient Shottery Cottages Damaged (w.photo), Stratford's Libraries, In The Vale of The Red Horse, Ilmington Manor House (w.4 photos), Story of Stratford's Theatre (w.photo), Stratford-upon-Avon's ancient Guild Chapel, Grammar School and Almshouses (w.photo), Anglers - Compleat and Otherwise (w.photo) etc. [20pp, 7.25x9.75; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £6

1948-49 (mid-winter): Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE, Vol.2 No.18
An edition of the Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE magazine (incorporating Shakespeare Pictorial); cover photo of Anthony Quayle and Alfie Bass in KING JOHN; containing 2 production photos of OTHELLO (w.Anthony Quayle and Godfrey Tearle); photograph of Stanley Lathbury in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING; report on Two Happy Plays (HARVEY and TOAD OF TOAD HALL); photographs of Holy Trinity Bells back in action , The Rother Market (with The American Fountain and The White Swan), and The Guild Chapel floodlit (for the birth of Prince Charles); articles about Shakespeare and Stratford, including Sweet Mr Shakespeare? (The Stratford Gent. as seen by Everyman), Folk Dancing at Ilmington (w.photo of Sam Bennett, aged 83), Stratford's Municipal Year, Alscot Park (w.4 photos), Strange Trial at Northampton, The Verney Story etc. [20pp, 7.25x9.75; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £6

1949 STRATFORD FESTIVAL
Director: Anthony Quayle; with Godfrey Tearle, Diana Wynyard, Leon Quartermaine, Anthony Quayle, Harry Andrews, George Rose

1949: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (SMT)
Anthony Quayle, Diana Wynyard, Harry Andrews, Leon Quartermaine, Paul Hardwick, George Rose, William Squire, Penelope Munday, Jill Bennett, Margaret Courtenay, Michael Bates, Timothy Bateson, Robert Hardy, Edmund Purdom, Robert Shaw; dir:John Gielgud, des:Mariano Andreu [4pp, 4.9x7.4; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Postcard
Diana Wynyard as Beatrice, Anthony Quayle as Benedick
Postcard Set A No.6 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

1949: OTHELLO (SMT)
Harold Kasket, George Rose, John Dunbar, Geoffrey Curtis, Godfrey Tearle (as Othello), Clement McCallin (as Cassio), John Slater (as Iago), Michael Gwynn, Paul Hardwick, Diana Wynyard (as Desdemona), Wynne Clark (as Emilia), Jill Bennett (as Bianca), Michael Bates, Richard Dare, John Gay, Alexander Graham, Paul Hansard, Robert Hardy, Leslie Heritage, Keith Herrington, Eric Lander, David Lytton, Norman Mitchell, John Money, Edmund Purdom, Robert Shaw, John Stewart, David Wroe; dir:Godfrey Tearle [4pp, 4.9x7.4; cast list, credits etc.; VG] £4

OTHELLO Postcard
Godfrey Tearle as Othello
Postcard Set A No.3 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

1949: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (SMT)
Harry Andrews, Wynne Clark, Paul Hardwick, Penelope Munday, Peter Norris, Clement McCallin, Diana Wynyard, Bertram Shuttleworth, John Slater, Michael Gwynn, Michael Bates, David Wroe, George Rose, Philip Guard, William Squire (as Oberon), Kathleen Michael, Jill Bennett (as Moth), Margaret Courtenay, Timothy Bateson, Richard Dare, Robert Hardy, Robert Shaw; dir:Michael Benthall [4pp, 4.9x7.4; VG] £4

1949: MACBETH (SMT)
Godfrey Tearle, Diana Wynyard; dir:Anthony Quayle

MACBETH Postcard
Diana Wynyard as Lady Macbeth
Postcard Set A No.7 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

MACBETH Postcard
Harry Andrews as Macduff
Postcard Set A No.10 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

MACBETH Postcard
Leon Quartermaine as Banquo
Postcard Set A No.11 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

HENRY VIII Postcard
Diana Wynyard as Queen Katherine
Postcard Set A No.8 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

HENRY VIII Postcard
Anthony Quayle as Henry VIII
Postcard Set A No.9 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

1949 STRATFORD FESTIVAL SOUVENIR
This Souvenir consists almost entirely of superb black and white photographs. Featured are: Diana Wynyard as Beatrice and as Desdemona, Leon Quartermaine as Banquo, Harry Andrews as Don Pedro, Kathleen Michael as Titania, John Slater as Iago, Clement McCallin as Lysander, Godfrey Tearle as Othello, Anthony Quayle and Ena Burrill as Iago and Emilia, and the final scene of OTHELLO; portraits of Anthony Quayle, Godfrey Tearle, John Gielgud, Tyrone Guthrie, Michael Benthall, Leslie Bridgewater, Leslie Hurry, Mariano Andreu, Tanya Moseiwitsch, James Bailey, Edward Carrick, Audrey Crudas, Joseph Carl, Wynne Clark; scenes from 1948 productions: KING JOHN (Robert Helpmann, Paul Scofield, Anthony Quayle), WINTER'S TALE (Paul Scofield, John Kidd), HAMLET (Paul Scofield), MERCHANT (Robert Helpmann, Diana Wynyard), TROILUS (Paul Scofield, Heather Stannard), HAMLET (Robert Helpmann). The vivid photography is mostly by Angus McBean. There are also 2 superb full-page colour illustrations of Andreu's designs for MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and James Bailey's for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, a list of the 1949 productions, and biographies of the leading actors. [28pp in light card cover; 8.75x10.75; uncommon; slight foxing to cover, else VG] £12

1949 (Mch-Apr): Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE, Vol.2 No.19
An edition of the Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE magazine (incorporating Shakespeare Pictorial); cover photo of Godfrey Tearle as OTHELLO; feature on The Civic Welcome for the new Festival Company (w.3 photos of Leon Quartermaine and Anthony Quayle, Barbara Curtis and Clement McCallin, and Anthony Quayle, Paul Scofield, Diana Wynyard, Joy Parker and John Slater); reports on This Year's Festival Plans, Laurence Olivier as RICHARD III (at the New Theatre, London), Other Shakespearean Productions, and Memorial Theatre's Outstanding Winter Season; photo of Flora Robson in CAPTAIN BRASSBOUND'S CONVERSION; photographs of Ruth Draper and Paul Scofield; articles about Shakespeare and Stratford, including Shakespeare To-Day in the New World, The Falcon Hotel (w.photo), Shakespeare's Own Countryside in 'Venus and Adonis', Hidcote Court (w.2 sketches), The Avon: From Source to Severn, Hospitable Plans of a Friendly Town (w.photo) etc. [20pp, 7.25x9.75; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £6

1949 (May): Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE, Vol.2 No.20
An edition of the Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE magazine (incorporating Shakespeare Pictorial); cover photo of Harry Andrews in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING; containing reports on Luck, Bad or Good? (opening the season with Macbeth, w.photos of Anthony Quayle and Godfrey Tearle), MACBETH (w.photo of Leon Quartermaine as Macbeth), John Gielgud's First Stratford Production (w.2 photos of John Gielgud and Diana Wynyard in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING), Last of the Winter Season at Stratford (John Gielgud in Christopher Fry's New Play), Donald Wolfit and Patricia Jessel in MACBETH (at The Bedford Theatre, Camden Town) and The Birthday Celebrations (w.photo); Obituaries of Henry Tossell and Kenneth Wicksteed (w.2 photos); articles about Shakespeare and Stratford, including A Peep At Stratford's Treasure (w.2 photos), Billesley Manor (w.2 photos), The Home of the Earls of Warwick, 1066-1949 (w.photo), and Stratford Civic Affairs etc. [20pp, 7.25x9.75; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £6

1949 (Jun): Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE, Vol.2 No.21
An edition of the Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE magazine (incorporating Shakespeare Pictorial); cover photo of Kathleen Michael as Titania in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM; containing reports on A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (w.4 production photos of David Wroe, Bertram Shuttleworth, George Rose, John Slater, Michael Gwynn, Michael Bates, Peter Norris, Penelope Munday, Diana Wynyard, Clement McCallin, Harold Kasket, Harry Andrews, Geoffrey Curtis, Pat Sandys, John Money, Margaret Courtenay, Alexander Graham, Wynne Clark, Paul Hardwick, Lorna Whitehouse, Jean Fox, and Philip Guard) and Donald Wolfit's Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations (at the Bedford Theatre, Camden Town); photos of John Harrison and Paul Scofield in ROMEO AND JULIET (1947), and Baliol Holloway as RICHARD III; articles about Shakespeare and Stratford, including The Home of Shakespeare's Mother (Mary Arden's House at Wilmcote, w.photo), Shakespeare in Australia, Hidcote Bartrim (w.2 photos), From Bidford to Arrow, Civic Affairs, and British Theatre Exhibition at Birmingham (w.photo of the Elizabethan Theatre at Bingley Hall) etc. [20pp, 7.25x9.75; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £6

1949 (Jul): Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE, Vol.2 No.22
An edition of the Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE magazine (incorporating Shakespeare Pictorial); cover photo of William Squire and Kathleen Michael in CYMBELINE; containing reports on CYMBELINE (w.4 production photos of Timothy Bateson, Wynne Clark, Kathleen Michael, Clement McCallin, John Slater, Leon Quartmaine, Paul Hansard, Philip Guard, and George Rose), Robert Atkins presents "Much Ado" (in Regent's Park, w.photo), and Royal Visit to Stratford (w.photo of the Duchess of Kent and Lord Iliffe); articles about Shakespeare and Stratford, including Mary Arden's Old Home (w.photo), Editors of the First Folio (w.photo), Reconstruct The Globe? (the opinions of Herbert Farjeon), Haunted Hillborough (w.2 photos), Teachers from North America (Conference at the British Council), Unique Play at the Malvern Festival (w.photo), Civic Affairs etc. [20pp, 7.25x9.75; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £6

1949 (Aug): Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE, Vol.2 No.23
An edition of the Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE magazine (incorporating Shakespeare Pictorial); cover photo of Harry Andrews, Anthony Quayle and Diana Wynyard in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING; containing 4 production photos of Godfrey Tearle, Diana Wynyard, Clement McCallin, Philip Guard, Wynne Clark, Julian Amyes and Harry Andrews in MACBETH; 2 production photos of Pat Sandys, Diana Wynyard, Leon Quartermaine, George Rose, William Squire, John Slater and Paul Hardwick in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING; reports on Productions in June and July (OTHELLO and HENRY VIII, w.2 photos of Wynne Clark and John Slater), "Hamlet" in Denmark and Spain (John Gielgud at Elsinore), and "The Comedy of Errors" and "Two Gentlemen of Verona" in Regent's Park; articles about Shakespeare and Stratford, including Mason Croft (w.photo), The "Felons" of Tanworth-in-Arden, Little Wolford Manor House (w.2 photos), Civic Affairs etc. [20pp, 7.25x9.75; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £6

1949 (Sep): Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE, Vol.2 No.24
An edition of the Stratford-upon-Avon SCENE magazine (incorporating Shakespeare Pictorial); cover photo of Anthony Quayle as HENRY VIII; containing 4 production photos of HENRY VIII (w.Leon Quartermaine, Harry Andrews, Paul Hardwick, Anthony Quayle, Kathleen Michael, Lorna Whitehouse, Richard Dare), and a production photograph of Diana Wynyard and Godfrey Tearle in OTHELLO; Editorial at Summer's End (report on the 1949 Season); London Letter (report on London productions of Shakespeare); reports on The Festival of Britain and THE TEMPEST in Regent's Park; articles about Shakespeare and Stratford, including The Home of Shakespeare's Daughter (Hall's Croft, w.photo), Shakespearean Performances in Other Countries, Abbots Salford Hall (w.2 photos), Shakespeare's Italy (w.4 photos of Verona, Mantua and Venice), The Story of Coughton Court and the Throckmorton Family etc. [20pp, 7.25x9.75; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £6

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