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ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY
1961-1964

RST = Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon
Aldwych = The Aldwych Theatre, London

RSC 1961 director: Peter Hall

STRATFORD

1961: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (RST/4 Apr 1961)
Christopher Plummer, Geraldine McEwan, Redmond Phillips, Jill Dixon, Paul Hardwick, Ian Richardson, Barry Warren, Rosalind Knight, Maroussia Frank, Newton Blick, Clifford Rose, Terry Wale, Michael Warchus; dir:Michael Langham [4pp, 9.25x12; VG] £3

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Postcard
Christopher Plummer as Benedick, Geraldine McEwan as Beatrice
Postcard Set B No.48 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

1961: HAMLET (RST/11 Apr 1961)
Ian Bannen, Paul Hardwick, Geraldine McEwan, Elizabeth Sellars, Peter McEnery, Redmond Phillips, Clifford Rose, Brian Murray, Gordon Gostelow, David Buck, Ian Richardson, Tony Church, Russell Hunter, Barry Warren, Newton Blick, Michael Warchus; dir:Peter Wood [4pp, 9.25x12; very minor edge damage, else VG] £3

HAMLET Postcard
Ian Bannen as Hamlet, Elizabeth Sellars as Gertrude
Postcard Set B No.49 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

1961: RICHARD III (RST/24 May 1961)
Christopher Plummer, Eric Porter, Edith Evans, Tony Church, Peter McEnery, Brian Murray, Clifford Rose, Colin Blakely, Redmond Phillips, Gareth Morgan, Gordon Gostelow, David Buck, Russell Hunter, Ian Richardson, Elizabeth Sellars, Esme Church, Jill Dixon, Gareth Morgan; dir:William Gaskill [4pp, 9.25x12; VG] £3

RICHARD III Postcard
Christopher Plummer as Richard III, Eric Porter as Buckingham
Postcard Set B No.50 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

1961: AS YOU LIKE IT (RST/4 Jul 1961)
Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Bannen, Ian Richardson, Colin Blakely, Rosalind Knight, Max Adrian, Peter McEnery, Gareth Morgan; dir:Michael Elliott [4pp, 9.25x12; rumpled, else VG] £2

AS YOU LIKE IT Postcard
Vanessa Redgrave as Rosalind, Max Adrian as Jaques
Postcard Set C No.51 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

1961: ROMEO AND JULIET (RST/15 Aug 1961)
Brian Murray, Dorothy Tutin, Edith Evans, Ian Bannen, Peter McEnery, Max Adrian; dir:Peter Hall [4pp, 9.25x12; minor horizontal bends, else VG] £3

ROMEO AND JULIET Postcard
Edith Evans as Juliet's Nurse
Postcard Set C No.52 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

1961: OTHELLO (RST/10 Oct 1961)
John Gielgud, Ian Bannen, Dorothy Tutin, Peggy Ashcroft; dir:Franco Zeffirelli [4pp, 9.25x12; VG] £4

OTHELLO Postcard
John Gielgud as Othello
Postcard Set C No.55 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

OTHELLO Postcard
Dorothy Tutin as Desdemona
Postcard Set C No.53 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

OTHELLO Postcard
Peggy Ashcroft as Emilia
Postcard Set C No.54 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

1961: SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, Stratford-upon-Avon Souvenir
Substantial Stratford Festival souvenir, with features on MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Christopher Plummer, Geraldine McEwan, Noel Willman - 6 photos), HAMLET (Ian Bannen, Elizabeth Sellars, Noel Willman, Geraldine McEwan, Brian Murray - 9 photos), RICHARD III (Christopher Plummer, Brian Murray, Edith Evans, Eric Porter, Ian Richardson - 6 photos); photos of Vanessa Redgrave, Dorothy Tutin, John Gielgud and Peggy Ashcroft; feature on the 1961 Birthday Celebrations (12 photos); 54 photographs of Stratford [60pp, 7x9.5; card cover; VG] £10

LONDON

1961: REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Jul-Sep (Aldwych)
Royal Shakespeare Company: BECKET, ONDINE, THE DEVILS, and THE HOLLOW CROWN; with Leslie Caron, Richard Johnson, Eric Porter, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Patrick Wymark, Derek Godfrey, George Murcell, Ian Holm, Donald Layne-Smith, James Bree, Christopher Plummer, Roy Dotrice, Diana Rigg, Alfred Hallett, Peter Jeffrey, Clive Swift, Johanna Peters, Jeanne Hepple, Marian Diamond, Ian Cullen, Philip Voss etc. - Complete performance schedule, company list, brief press comments, booking details; fascinating! [6pp triple-fold, 5.5x9; VG] £4

1961: REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Dec 1961-Mch 1962 (Aldwych)
Royal Shakespeare Company: THE CHERRY ORCHARD, AS YOU LIKE IT, and THE HOLLOW CROWN; with Max Adrian, Peggy Ashcroft, Ian Bannen, David Buck, Patsy Byrne, Tony Church, Patience Collier, Judi Dench, Roy Dotrice, John Gielgud, Gordon Gostelow, Paul Hardwick, Jeanne Hepple, Ian Holm, Russell Hunter, Rosalind Knight, Cherry Morris, George Murcell, Brian Murray, Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Richardson, Clifford Rose, Dorothy Tutin, Patrick Wymark etc. - Complete performance schedule, company list, brief press comments, booking details; fascinating! [6pp triple-fold, 5.5x9; VG] £4

1961: ONDINE - Jean Giraudoux (Aldwych/12 Jan 1961)
Stratford-on-Avon Company: Patrick Allen, Mavis Edwards, Derek Godfrey (as King of Ondines), Maroussia Frank, Richard Johnson (as Hans; by arrangement with MGM), Leslie Caron (as Ondine), Diana Rigg, Wendy Gifford, Meg Ritchie, Eric Porter (as Lord Chamberlain), Clive Swift, Donald Layne-Smith, P G Stephens, Larry Viner, Sian Philips, David Sumner, James Bree, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies (as Queen Isolde), Alfred Hallett, Silvia Beamish, Philip Voss, Christopher Cruise, Stephen Thorne, Roy Dotrice, John Cater, Ian Holm, Peter Jeffrey, Yvonne Bonnamy, Patsy Byrne, Edward Argent, William Austin, Alan Downer, Stuart Hoyle, James Keen, Peter Russell, Robert Langley; dir:Peter Hall [16pp, 7x9.25; VG] £4

1961: ONDINE - Jean Giraudoux (Aldwych)
Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company: George Murcell, Mavis Edwards, Derek Godfrey (as King of Ondines), Yvonne Bonnamy, Richard Johnson (as Hans; by arrangement with MGM), Leslie Caron (as Ondine), Marian Diamond, Wendy Gifford, Meg Ritchie, Patrick Wymark (as Lord Chamberlain), Clive Swift, Donald Layne-Smith, P G Stephens, Dane Howell, Diana Rigg, Roy Dotrice, James Bree, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies (as Queen Isolde), Alfred Hallett, Johanna Peters, Philip Voss, Alan Downer, Peter Russell, William Austin, Ian Holm, Peter Jeffrey, Jeanne Hepple, Edward Argent, Ian Cullen, Terence Greenridge, Barry MacGregor, Stuart Hoyle, James Keen, Geoffrey Stavert, John Fox; dir:Peter Hall [16pp, 7x9.25; VG] £4

1961 (Feb): THE DEVILS - John Whiting (Aldwych/20 Feb 1961)
Stratford-on-Avon Company: Ian Holm, Patrick Allen, Peter Jeffrey, Clive Swift, Richard Johnson, Derek Godfrey, Max Adrian, Dorothy Tutin, Stephanie Bidmead, Patrick Wymark, Patsy Byrne, Derek Godfrey, Philip Voss, Diana Rigg, Maroussia Frank; dir:Peter Wood [16pp; 7x9.25; VG] £4

1961 (May): THE DEVILS - John Whiting (Aldwych/20 Feb 1961)
Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company: Ian Holm, George Murcell, Peter Russell, Clive Swift, Richard Johnson, Derek Godfrey, Patrick Wymark, Virginia McKenna, Stephanie Bidmead, Peter Jeffrey, Jeanne Hepple, Derek Godfrey, Philip Voss, Diana Rigg, Marian Diamond; dir:Peter Wood [16pp, 7x9.25; VG] £4

1961: BECKET - Jean Anouilh, translated by Lucienne Hill (Aldwych/11 Jul 1961)
Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company: Christopher Plummer (as King Henry), Eric Porter (as Thomas Becket), Peter Jeffrey, Diana Rigg, Ian Holm, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Patrick Wymark, Roy Dotrice; dir:Peter Hall [16pp; 7x9.25; VG] £4

1961: BECKET - Jean Anouilh, translated by Lucienne Hill (Globe Theatre/13 Dec 1961)
Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company: Christopher Plummer, Eric Porter, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Esmond Knight, Diana Rigg, John Wyse, Philip Voss; dir:Peter Hall [12pp, 7x9.25; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1961: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Aldwych/13 Sep 1961)
Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company: Vanessa Redgrave, Derek Godfrey, Diana Rigg (as Bianca), Roy Dotrice, Peter Jeffrey, Patrick Wymark, Ian Holm, Clive Swift, Philip Voss; dir:Maurice Daniels, John Barton [16pp; 7x9.25; VG] £4

1961: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Aldwych/13 Sep 1961)
Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company: Vanessa Redgrave, Derek Godfrey, Diana Rigg (as Bianca), P G Stephens, Peter Jeffrey, Esmond Knight, Donald Layne-Smith, Clive Swift, Philip Voss; dir:Maurice Daniels, John Barton [16pp; 7x9.25; VG] £4

1961: THE CHERRY ORCHARD - Anton Chekhov, version by John Gielgud (Aldwych/14 Dec 1961)
Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company: George Murcell (as Lopahin), Patsy Byrne, Patrick Wymark, Roy Dotrice, Peggy Ashcroft, Judi Dench (as Anya), Dorothy Tutin (as Varya), John Gielgud (as Gaev), Paul Hardwick, Patience Collier, David Buck, Ian Holm (as Trofimov), Gordon Gostelow, Russell Hunter, Peter Holmes, Julian Battersby, Michael Warchus, William Wallis, Narissa Knights, Michael Murray, Ronald Scott-Dodd, Rosemary Mussell, Gareth Morgan; dir:Michel Saint-Denis [16pp; 7x9.25; VG] £4

1961: 1961 ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY SOUVENIR
This magnificent large-size souvenir has a striking illustration extending across both covers; painted by Eden Box, it shows a boat bearing characters from the 1961 productions, sailing between the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford (front cover), and the Aldwych Theatre in London (back cover) - click to see it. The souvenir itself is packed with photographs and colour designs, illustrating the whole range of the year's productions at Stratford and in London. Among the contents are: 6-page features (w. photographs & colour designs) on MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (dir:Michael Langham, des:Desmond Heeley; w.Christopher Plummer, Geraldine McEwan, Ian Richardson, Maroussia Frank (his wife), Rosalind Knight, Clifford Rose, Jill Dixon, Noel Willman, Barry Warren, Newton Blick, Redmond Phillips, Tony Church), HAMLET (dir:Peter Wood, des:Leslie Hurry; w.Ian Bannen, Elizabeth Sellars, Peter McEnery, Barry Warren, Brian Murray, Noel Willman, Gordon Gostelow, Newton Blick, Russell Hunter, Geraldine McEwan), and RICHARD III (dir:William Gaskill, des:Jocelyn Herbert; w.Christopher Plummer, Edith Evans, Elizabeth Sellars, Michael Murray, Colin Blakely, Eric Porter, Esme Church, Tony Church, Terry Wale, James Kerry, William Wallis, Jill Dixon, Julian Battersby); further photographic features on AS YOU LIKE IT (dir:Michael Elliott, des:Richard Negri; w.Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Bannen, Colin Blakely, Rosalind Knight, Patsy Byrne), ROMEO AND JULIET (dir:Peter Hall; w.Zia Mohyeddin - replaced by Brian Murray, Dorothy Tutin, Max Adrian, Edith Evans), and OTHELLO (dir:Franco Zeffirelli; w.John Gielgud, Peggy Ashcroft, Dorothy Tutin); a photographic insert shows Paul Hardwick as Don Pedro and Claudius (late casting?); the assembled Stratford and London Companies are featured in two photographs; the Aldwych productions are represented by 4-page features (w. photographs & colour designs) on THE DEVILS - John Whiting (dir:Peter Wood, des:Sean Kenny & Desmond Heeley; w.Richard Johnson, Dorothy Tutin, Max Adrian, Patrick Wymark, Derek Godfrey, Clive Swift, Virginia McKenna, Stephanie Bidmead) and ONDINE - Giraudoux (dir:Peter Hall, des:Tanya Moiseiwitsch; w.Leslie Caron, Richard Johnson, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Derek Godfrey, Diana Rigg, Ian Holm, Roy Dotrice, Peter Jeffrey, Eric Porter, James Bree, George Murcell), and further photographic features on TWELFTH NIGHT (dir:Peter Hall; w.Dorothy Tutin, Geraldine McEwan), BECKET - Anouilh (dir:Peter Hall; w.Christopher Plummer, Eric Porter) and THE DUCHESS OF MALFI - (dir:Donald McWhinnie; w.Peggy Ashcroft, Max Adrian, Patrick Wymark, Sian Phillips; with colour designs by Leslie Hurry)
[76pp, stiffened cover; 9.5x12.5; very slightly rumpled, else excellent condition] £19

RSC 1962 director: Peter Hall

STRATFORD

1962: MEASURE FOR MEASURE (RST/4 Apr 1962)
Tom Fleming, Marius Goring, Judi Dench, Ian Richardson, Peter Jeffrey, Ian Cullen, Clive Swift, Paul Hardwick, Patricia Brake, Leon Sinden, Clifford Rose, Tony Church, Gordon Honeycombe; dir:John Blatchley [4pp, 9.5x11.75; VG] £3

1962: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (RST/17 Apr 1962)
Ian Richardson, Judi Dench, Diana Rigg, Paul Hardwick, Ian Holm; dir:Peter Hall [4pp, 9.5x11.75; VG] £3

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Postcard
Paul Hardwick as Bottom, Judi Dench as Titania
Postcard Set C No.56 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

1962: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (RST/23 Apr 1962)
Clifford Rose (as Christopher Sly), Norah Blaney, Hugh Sullivan, Philip Brack, Ian Cullen, John Corvin, Gareth Morgan, Paul Greenhalgh, Peter Geddis, Yvonne Bonnamy, Margaret Drabble, Iris MacGregor, Peter Jeffrey (as Lucentio), Ian Richardson (as Tranio), Paul Hardwick (as Baptista), Vanessa Redgrave (as Katharina), Diana Rigg (as Bianca), Ian Holm (as Gremio), Bill Travers, Barry MacGregor, Derek Godfrey (as Petruchio), Clive Swift (as Grumio), Richard Barr, Ian Hewitson, Ian Lindsay, Michael Burrell, Robert Howell, Edmond Bennett, Leon Sinden, Michael Murray, Maroussia Frank; dir:Maurice Daniels from the 1960 production [4pp, 9.5x11.75; VG] £4

1962: MACBETH (RST/6 Jun 1962)
Eric Porter, Irene Worth, Diana Rigg, Clifford Rose, Brian Murray, Paul Hardwick, Gareth Morgan, Peter Jeffrey, Ian Richardson, Tom Fleming, Bill Travers, Leon Sinden, Maroussia Frank, Tony Steedman; dir:Donald McWhinnie [4pp, 9.5x11.75; VG] £3

1962: CYMBELINE (RST/17 Jul 1962)
Vanessa Redgrave, Patrick Allen, Tom Fleming, Ian Richardson, Eric Porter, Paul Hardwick, Brian Murray, Margaret Drabble, Nerys Hughes; dir:William Gaskill [4pp, 9.5x11.75; VG] £3

CYMBELINE Postcard
Vanessa Redgrave as Imogen, Eric Porter as Iachimo
Postcard Set C No.57 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

1962: THE COMEDY OF ERRORS (RST/11 Sep 1962)
Ian Richardson, Alec McCowen, Ian Hewitson, Barry MacGregor, Diana Rigg, Susan Maryott, Tony Church, Peter Jeffrey, James Booth, Pauline Letts, Patricia Brake, Margaret Drabble, Peter Geddis, Gordon Honeycombe, Nerys Hughes; dir:Clifford Williams [4pp, 9.5x11.75; excellent condition] £4

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS Postcard
Ian Richardson as Antipholus of Ephesus, Diana Rigg as Adriana
Postcard Set C No.59 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

1962: KING LEAR (RST/6 Nov 1962)
Tom Fleming, Alan Webb (as Gloucester), James Booth (as Edmund), Paul Scofield (as King Lear), Irene Worth (as Goneril), Peter Jeffrey, Patience Collier (as Regan), Tony Church, Diana Rigg (as Cordelia), Tony Steedman, Hugh Sullivan, Brian Murray (as Edgar), Clive Swift, Michael Murray, Alec McCowen (as Fool), Philip Brack, Edmond Bennett, Michael Burrell, Gareth Morgan, Peter Geddis, Ian Cullen, John Corvin, Ian Hewitson, Gordon Honeycombe, Paul Greenhalgh, Ian Lindsay, Bryan Reed, Gordon Bennett, Gilbert Cobbett, Kenneth Cordingley, Derek Oldfield, David Richards; dir:Peter Brook [4pp, 9.5x11.75; the first performances of this famous production; slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

KING LEAR Postcard
Paul Scofield as King Lear
Postcard Set C No.58 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

1962: SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, Stratford-upon-Avon Souvenir
Substantial Stratford Festival souvenir, with Judi Dench as Titania on the cover, and features on MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Judi Dench, Marius Goring, Tom Fleming, Ian Holm, Ian Richardson - 7 photos), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Judi Dench, Ian Richardson, Ian Holm, Paul Hardwick - 7 photos), THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Vanessa Redgrave, Derek Godfrey, Diana Rigg, Ian Richardson - 6 photos); photos of Eric Porter as Macbeth, Irene Worth; feature on the 1962 Birthday Celebrations; 25 photographs of Stratford [60pp, 7x9.5 w.card cover; slightly rumpled, else VG] £7

LONDON

1962: REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Feb-May (Aldwych)
CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE, AS YOU LIKE IT, CHERRY ORCHARD, ART OF SEDUCTION; with Peggy Ashcroft, John Gielgud, Judi Dench, Dorothy Tutin, Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Bannen, Max Adrian, Patsy Byrne, Michael Flanders, Hugh Griffith etc. - Complete performance schedule, company list, booking details; fascinating! [6pp; 5.5x9.25; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1962: AS YOU LIKE IT (Aldwych)
Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Bannen, David Buck, Clifford Rose, Rosalind Knight, Patrick Wymark, Ian Richardson, Tony Church, Gareth Morgan, Paul Hardwick, Russell Hunter, Peter Gill, Max Adrian, Patsy Byrne, Jeanne Hepple; dir:Michael Elliott [16pp, 7x9.25; VG] £4

1962: THE ART OF SEDUCTION (Aldwych/19 Mch 1962)
John Barton, Esme Church, Irene Worth, Keith Michell, Diana Rigg, Patricia England; dir:John Barton [16pp; 7x9.25; VG] £4

1962: THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE - Bertolt Brecht (Aldwych/29 Mch 1962)
Hugh Griffith, Michael Flanders, Patsy Byrne, Roy Dotrice; dir:William Gaskill [16pp; 7x9.25; VG] £4

1962: THE COLLECTION - Harold Pinter, and PLAYING WITH FIRE - August Strindberg (Aldwych/18 Jun 1962)
Sheila Allen, Kenneth Haigh, Michael Hordern, Barbara Murray, John Ronane; dir:John Blatchley, Peter Hall and Harold Pinter [16pp; 7x9.25; date on cover, else VG] £4

1962: CURTMANTLE - Christopher Fry (Aldwych/9 Oct 1962)
Derek Godfrey, Alan Dobie, Roy Dotrice, Susan Engel, Maxine Audley, Marian Diamond, Peter McEnery, Roy Marsden; dir:Stuart Burge, music:Richard Rodney Bennett [16pp; 7x9.25; date on cover, else VG] £4

1962: KING LEAR (Aldwych/12 Dec 1962)
Brewster Mason, Alan Webb (as Gloucester), James Booth, Paul Scofield (as King Lear), Irene Worth (as Goneril), Peter Jeffrey, Patience Collier, Tony Church, Diana Rigg (as Cordelia), Tony Steedman, Hugh Sullivan, Brian Murray (as Edgar), Clive Swift, Robert Arnold, Alec McCowen (as Fool), John Harwood, Edmond Bennett, Michael Burrell, Gareth Morgan, Ian Lindsay, Ian Cullen, John Cobner, Ian Hewitson, Gordon Honeycombe, Richard Arthure, Barry Ashton, Paul Greenhalgh, Anthony Chidell, Gilbert Cobbett, Derek Oldfield, David Richards, Norman Wallis; designed and directed by Peter Brook, Assistant Director: Charles Marowitz, Fight arranged by John Barton, Music Director; Brian Priestman [16pp, 7x9.25; slightly faded, else VG] £5

1962: THE COMEDY OF ERRORS (Aldwych/19 Dec 1962)
Tony Steedman, Tony Church, Ian Richardson, Alec McCowen, Ian Hewitson, Barry MacGregor, Peter Jeffrey, James Booth, Martin Jenkins, Patience Collier, Diana Rigg, Janet Manners, Patricia Brake, Yvonne Bonnamy, Peter Geddis, Gordon Honeycombe, Nerys Hughes; dir:Clifford Williams [16pp, 7x9.25; date on cover, else VG] £4

1962 (August): THE HOLLOW CROWN (Aldwych)
Max Adrian, Peggy Ashcroft, John Barton, Richard Johnson, Tony Church, Anthony Nicholls, Gerald English (tenor), Frederick Westcott (baritone), Richard Golding (bass) [16pp, 7x9.25; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1962 (Feb): BECKET - Jean Anouilh (Globe Theatre)
Christopher Plummer, Eric Porter, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Diana Rigg, Philip Voss, Esmond Knight; dir:Peter Hall [12pp, 6.75x9.25; crease, minor marks] £4

1962 (Mch): BECKET - Jean Anouilh (Globe Theatre)
Christopher Plummer, Eric Porter, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Valerie Sarruf, Philip Voss, Robert Lang; dir:Peter Hall [12pp; 6.75x9.25; creases, minor marks] £3

1962 (Apr): BECKET - Jean Anouilh (Globe Theatre)
Christopher Plummer, Eric Porter, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Valerie Sarruf, Philip Voss, Robert Lang; dir:Peter Hall [12pp; 6.75x9.25; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1962: EVERYTHING IN THE GARDEN - Giles Cooper (Arts Theatre Club/13 Mch 1962)
Geraldine McEwan, Derek Godfrey; dir:Donald McWhinnie [4pp; 7x9.25; VG] £3

1962: THE LOWERS DEPTHS - Maxim Gorki (New Arts Theatre Club/9 May 1962)
Julian Glover, Nicol Williamson, Margaret Tyzack, Wilfred Lawson, Prunella Scales; dir:Toby Robertson [4pp; 7x9.25; VG] £3

1962: 1962 ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY SOUVENIR
This magnificent large-size souvenir is packed with photographs and colour designs, illustrating the whole range of the year's productions at Stratford and at the Aldwych and Arts Theatres London. The superb photography is by Zoe Dominic, Gordon Goode, Alex Low, Angus McBean and David Sim. There are features (w. photographs & colour designs) on the Stratford productions of MEASURE FOR MEASURE (dir:John Blatchley, des:John Bury/Alix Stone; w.Tom Fleming, Judi Dench, Marius Goring, Ian Holm; incl.full-page colour costume rendering for Ian Richardson as Lucio by Alix Stone), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (dir:Peter Hall, des:Lila de Nobili; w.Judi Dench, Ian Richardson, Diana Rigg, Ian Holm, Paul Hardwick; incl.double-page colour production photo of Dench, Richardson, Hardwick and Holm), THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (des:Alix Stone; w.Vanessa Redgrave, Derek Godfrey, Bill Travers, Diana Rigg), MACBETH (dir:Donald McWhinnie, des:John Bury/Annena Stubbs; w.Eric Porter, Irene Worth, Diana Rigg), CYMBELINE (dir:William Gaskill, des:Rene Allio; w.Vanessa Redgrave, Patrick Allen, Patience Collier, Tom Fleming; incl.colour costume renderings), and KING LEAR (dir+des:Peter Brook; w.Paul Scofield); on the Aldwych Theatre London productions of THE COLLECTION and PLAYING WITH FIRE (dir:Peter Hall, Harold Pinter, John Blatchley, des:John Bury; w.Michael Hordern, Kenneth Haigh, Barbara Murray), THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE (dir:William Gaskill, des:Ralph Koltai/Annena Stubbs; w.Patsy Byrne, Hugh Griffith; incl.full-page colour costume renderings by Alix Stone), AS YOU LIKE IT (dir:Michael Elliott, des:Richard Negri; w.Vanessa Redgrave, Ian Bannen, Max Adrian, Patrick Wymark, Patrick Allen, Ian Richardson), THE CHERRY ORCHARD (dir:Michel Saint-Denis, des:Farrah; w.Peggy Ashcroft, John Gielgud, Judi Dench, Dorothy Tutin, Ian Holm; incl.9 colour costume renderings by Farrah) and BECKET (dir:Peter Hall, des:Leslie Hurry; w.Christopher Plummer, Eric Porter, Esmond Knight, Diana Rigg, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies); and on the Arts Theatre London productions of EVERYTHING IN THE GARDEN (dir:Donald McWhinnie, des:Henry Bardon; w.Geraldine McEwan, Derek Godfrey), NIL CARBORUNDUM (dir:Anthony Page, des:Michael Knight; w.Nicol Williamson), THE LOWER DEPTHS (dir:Toby Robertson, des:Hutchinson Scott; w.Wilfred Lawson, Margaret Tyzack) and AFORE NIGHT COME (dir:Clifford Williams, des:John Bury; w.David Warner, Timothy West). Also includes an article by Bernard Levin ('An Independent View') and a full Company and Staff list. [72pp, stiffened cover; 9.5x12.5; VG condition; an uncommon Souvenir Brochure] £16

RSC 1963 director: Peter Hall

STRATFORD

1963: THE TEMPEST (RST/2 Apr 1963) Souvenir Programme
John Welsh, Donald Sinden (as Sebastian), Tom Fleming (as Prospero), Nicholas Selby, Ian McCulloch, Ken Wynne, John Corvin, Roy Marsden, Roy Dotrice (as Caliban), David Warner (as Trinculo), Derek Smith, Marshall Jones, Brian Jackson, Ian Holm (as Ariel), Philippa Urquhart, Janet Suzman, Cherry Morris, Susan Engel, Penelope Keith, Rhys McConnochie, Tim Wylton; dir:Clifford Williams and Peter Brook [16pp, 9.5x12.5; cast list, biographies, illustrated articles, 6 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £7

1963: THE TEMPEST (RST/2 Apr 1963)
Tom Fleming, Roy Dotrice, Ian Holm, Donald Sinden, Janet Suzman, Susan Engel, Penelope Keith; dir:Clifford Williams and Peter Brook [4pp, 9.5x11.75; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1963: JULIUS CAESAR (RST/9 Apr 1963) Souvenir Programme
Tom Fleming, Cyril Cusack, Kenneth Haigh, David Warner, Charles Kay, Cherry Morris, Roy Marsden, Nicholas Selby, Jeffery Dench, Clifford Rose, John Normington, Susan Engel; dir:John Blatchley [16pp, 9.5x12.5; cast list, 8 production photos, articles etc.; light vertical bend, else VG]
and tipped in:
1963: CRUCIAL YEARS - RSC Booklet
Articles on The Plays - An Impression (by Roger Gellert), Three Men Look Ahead (Peter Hall, Peter Brook, Michel Saint-Denis), Policy and Pounds Sterling (Sir Fordham Flower), drawings by Papas, SIX pages of photographs, including Paul Scofield as Lear, THE DEVILS, Vanessa Redgrave as Imogen, Dorothy Tutin as Cressida, John Gielgud, Peggy Ashcroft, Dorothy Tutin and Judi Dench in CHERRY ORCHARD etc. etc. - most interesting and unusual [36pp, 5.25x8.25; VG] £8

1963: JULIUS CAESAR (RST/9 Apr 1963)
Tom Fleming, Cyril Cusack, Kenneth Haigh, David Warner, Charles Kay, Cherry Morris, Roy Marsden, Nicholas Selby, Jeffery Dench, Clifford Rose, John Normington, Susan Engel; dir:John Blatchley [4pp, 9.5x11.75; excellent condition] £3

1963: THE COMEDY OF ERRORS (RST/15 Apr 1963) Souvenir Programme
Donald Sinden, Ian Richardson, Alec McCowen, Clifford Rose, Barry MacGregor, Michael Murray, Ken Wynne, Philip Brack, John Hussey, Derek Smith, John Corvin, Ronald Falk, Martin Jenkins, Madoline Thomas, Diana Rigg, Janet Suzman, Caroline Maud, Susan Engel, Tim Wylton; dir:Clifford Williams [16pp, 9.5x12.5; revival of the 1962 production; cast list, biographies, illustrated articles, 8 production photos, 16 colour costume renderings (by Anthony Powell), credits etc.; VG] £6

1963: THE COMEDY OF ERRORS (RST/15 Apr 1963)
Ian Richardson, Alec McCowan, Diana Rigg, Janet Suzman, Donald Sinden; dir:Clifford Wlliams [4pp, 9.5x11.75; revival of the 1962 production; VG] £3

1963: HENRY VI - The Wars of the Roses Part 1 (RST/17 Jul 1963) Souvenir Programme
Peggy Ashcroft, Donald Sinden, Brewster Mason, David Warner, Charles Kay, Janet Suzman, Roy Dotrice; dir:Peter Hall, John Barton, Frank Evans [16pp, 9.5x12.5; 8 production photos, articles etc.; VG] £8

HENRY VI Postcard
David Warner as Henry VI, Peggy Ashcroft as Queen Margaret
Postcard Set C No.60 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

1963: EDWARD IV - The Wars of the Roses Part 2 (RST/17 Jul 1963) Souvenir Programme
Peggy Ashcroft, Donald Sinden, David Warner, Charles Kay, Ian Holm, Tom Fleming, Susan Engel, Roy Dotrice; dir:Peter Hall, John Barton, Frank Evans [16pp, 9.5x12.5; 7 production photos, articles etc.; VG] £8

1963: RICHARD III - The Wars of the Roses Part 3 (RST/20 Aug 1963) Souvenir Programme
Roy Dotrice, Susan Engel, Anthony Gatrell, Peter Gatrell, Charles Kay, Ian Holm (as Richard III), Madoline Thomas, Roy Marsden, Tom Fleming, David Warner (as Henry VI), Peggy Ashcroft (as Queen Margaret), Janet Suzman (as Lady Anne), Derek Waring, Jeffery Dench, Clifford Rose, Penelope Keith, John Normington, Tim Wylton, Rhys McConnochie; dir:Peter Hall, John Barton, Frank Evans [16pp, 9.5x12.5; 8 production photos, illustrated articles; spine partially split, else VG] £7

RICHARD III Postcard
Ian Holm as Richard III
Postcard Set C No.61 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

LONDON

1963 (Jan): THE PHYSICISTS - Friedrich Durrenmatt (Aldwych/9 Jan 1963)
Irene Worth, Michael Hordern, Cyril Cusack, Alan Webb, Diana Rigg; dir:Peter Brook [16pp, 7x9.25; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1963: KING LEAR (Aldwych/12 Dec 1962)
Paul Scofield, Irene Worth, Patience Collier, Diana Rigg, Tom Fleming, Alec McCowen, Alan Webb, James Booth, Brian Murray, Peter Jeffrey, Tony Church, Clive Swift; dir:Peter Brook [16pp; 7x9.25; VG] £5

1963: KING LEAR (Aldwych)
Paul Scofield, Irene Worth, Patience Collier, Diana Rigg, Brewster Mason, Alec McCowen, Alan Webb, James Booth, Brian Murray, Peter Jeffrey, Tony Church, Clive Swift; dir:Peter Brook [16pp; 7x9.25; VG] £4

1963: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Aldwych)
Ian Richardson, Juliet Mills, Paul Hardwick, Ann Beach, Brian Murray, Barry MacGregor, Diana Rigg, Tony Church, Michael Williams, Doris Hare; dir:Peter Hall [12pp, 7x9.25; VG] £4

1963 (Jul): THE BEGGAR'S OPERA - John Gay (Aldwych/16 Jul 1963)
Derek Godfrey, Michael Williams, Gareth Morgan, Doris Hare, Dorothy Tutin, Malcolm Rivers, Darien Angadi, Denise Coffey, Elizabeth Spriggs, Virginia McKenna, Patience Collier; dir:Peter Wood [12pp, 7x9.25; light crease, else VG] £3

1963 (Sep): THE REPRESENTATIVE - Rolf Hochhuth, translated by Robert David MacDonald (Aldwych/25 Sep 1963)
John Nettleton, Alec McCowen, John Harwood, Gordon Gostelow, Julian Somers, Michael Williams, Barry MacGregor, Brown Derby, Ian Richardson, Joan Alcorn, Donald Bissett, Gareth Morgan, Tony Steedman, Donald Layne-Smith, Hugh Dickson, Ian Lindsay, Tony Church, Terence Greenidge, Paul Hardwick, John Cobner, John Franklyn Robbins, Robert Lloyd, Alan Webb (as Pius XII), Gordon Honeycombe, Ted Valentine, Elizabeth Spriggs, Barry Doan, Dane Howell; dir:Clifford Williams [16pp, 7x9.25; includes long letter from Cardinal Montini ("now Pope Paul VI") on this controversial play; date on cover, else VG] £4

1963 (Nov): THE REPRESENTATIVE - Rolf Hochhuth, translated by Robert David MacDonald (Aldwych)
John Nettleton, Alec McCowen, John Harwood, Gordon Gostelow, Julian Somers, Michael Williams, Barry MacGregor, Brown Derby, Ian Richardson, Joan Alcorn, Donald Bissett, Gareth Morgan, Tony Steedman, Donald Layne-Smith, Hugh Dickson, Ian Lindsay, Tony Church, Terence Greenidge, Paul Hardwick, John Cobner, John Franklyn Robbins, Robert Lloyd, Eric Porter (as Pius XII), Michael Burrell, Gordon Honeycombe, Ted Valentine, Elizabeth Spriggs, Barry Doan, Dane Howell, April Walker; dir:Clifford Williams [16pp, 7x9.25; includes long letter from Cardinal Montini ("now Pope Paul VI") on this controversial play; light vertical bend, else VG] £4

1963 (Dec): THE COMEDY OF ERRORS (Aldwych/11 Dec 1963)
Ian Richardson, Alec McCowen, Clifford Rose, Barry MacGregor, Diana Rigg, Janet Suzman, Donald Sinden, Derek Smith, Susan Engel; dir:Clifford Williams [16pp; 7x9.25; VG] £4

1963: CRUCIAL YEARS - RSC Booklet
Articles on The Plays - An Impression (by Roger Gellert), Three Men Look Ahead: Avoiding a Method (by Peter Hall), What About Real Life? (by Peter Brook), and A Studio for Experiment and Training (by Michel Saint-Denis), Policy and Pounds Sterling (by Sir Fordham Flower), List of 1962 productions with costs and tickets sold, RSC Awards 1960 to 1962, charming line-drawings by Papas, SIX pages of photographs, including Paul Scofield as Lear, THE DEVILS, Vanessa Redgrave as Imogen, Dorothy Tutin as Cressida, John Gielgud, Peggy Ashcroft, Dorothy Tutin and Judi Dench in CHERRY ORCHARD etc. etc. - most interesting and unusual [40pp, 5.25x8.25; VG] £4

RSC 1964 director: Peter Hall

STRATFORD

1964: RICHARD II (RST/15 Apr 1964) Souvenir Programme
David Warner (as Richard II), Eric Porter (as Bolingbroke), Roy Dotrice (as John of Gaunt), David Waller, Patience Collier, Clive Morton; dir:Peter Hall, John Barton, Clifford Williams [20pp, 8x12.5; cast list, illustrated articles, 7 rehearsal photos, further photos, credits etc.; VG] £5

1964: MR DAVID WARNER as Richard II (RST) Lanchester Portrait
Portrait of Mr David Warner as Richard II; published by Waldo S Lanchester, 39 Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon [single sheet, 7x9.5; uncommon; VG] £2

1964: HENRY IV PART 1 (RST/16 Apr 1964) Souvenir Programme
Eric Porter (as Henry IV), Ian Holm (as Henry Prince of Wales), Hugh Griffith (as Sir John Falstaff), David Waller, Roy Dotrice (as Hotspur), Patience Collier (as Mistress Quickly), Janet Suzman (as Lady Percy); dir:Peter Hall, John Barton, Clifford Williams [20pp, 8x12.5; cast list, illustrated articles, 16 rehearsal photos, further photos, credits etc.; very minor marks, else VG] £5

1964: HENRY IV PART 2 (RST/16 Apr 1964) Souvenir Programme
Eric Porter (as Henry IV), Ian Holm (as Henry Prince of Wales), Hugh Griffith (as Sir John Falstaff), Paul Hardwick, Roy Dotrice (as Shallow), Clive Swift (as Silence), Patience Collier (as Mistress Quickly), Susan Engel (as Doll Tearsheet), Janet Suzman (as Lady Percy); dir:Peter Hall, John Barton, Cifford Williams [20pp, 8x12.5; cast list, illustrated articles, 7 production and rehearsal photos, credits etc.; VG] £5

1964: HENRY V (RST/3 June) Souvenir Programme
Ian Holm (as Henry V), Eric Porter (as Chorus), Charles Kay (as Archbishop of Canterbury/Dauphin), Donald Burton, John Normington, Peter Geddis, Paul Hardwick (as Pistol), Patience Collier, Tim Wylton, Clive Swift, David Waller, Gareth Morgan, Rhys McConnochie, Jeffery Dench, Charles Thomas, Madoline Thomas, Peter Gale, Katharine Barker; dir:Peter Hall and John Barton [20pp, 8x12.5; cast list, illustrated articles, 10 rehearsal and production photos, credits etc.; VG] £5

HENRY V Postcard
Ian Holm as Henry V
Postcard Set C No.62 [4"x6"; VG] 50p

1964: EDWARD IV - Wars of the Roses Part 2 (RST/12 August) Souvenir Programme
David Warner (as Henry VI), Peggy Ashcroft (as Margaret), Brewster Mason (as Warwick), Donald Sinden (as Duke of York), Roy Dotrice (as Edward IV), Charles Kay (as Clarence), Ian Holm (as Richard, Duke of Gloucester), Susan Engel (as Lady Elizabeth Grey), William Squire (as Buckingham); dir:Peter Hall, John Barton and Frank Evans [20pp, 8x12.5; cast list, 9 rehearsal photos, illustrated articles, credits etc.; cast substitute slip tipped in; VG] £5

1964: RICHARD III - Wars of the Roses Part 3 (RST/12 August) Souvenir Programme
Roy Dotrice (as Edward IV), Susan Engel (as Queen Elizabeth), Charles Kay (as Clarence), Ian Holm (as Richard III), William Squire (as Buckingham), David Warner (as Henry VI), Peggy Ashcroft (as Margaret), Janet Suzman (as Lady Anne), Eric Porter (as Richmond); dir:Peter Hall and John Barton [20pp, 8x12.5; cast list, 17 rehearsal and production photos, illustrated articles, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £5

LONDON

1964 (Jan): HENRY VI - Wars of the Roses Part 1 (Aldwych/11 Jan 1964)
Peggy Ashcroft, Janet Suzman, Donald Sinden, David Warner, Roy Dotrice, Nicholas Selby, Michael Craig, Brewster Mason, Jeffery Dench, John Normington, Clive Swift, Tim Wylton, Cherry Morris, Charles Kay, Madoline Thomas, Penelope Keith, Roy Marsden, Derek Waring, Rhys McConnochie; dir:Peter Hall, John Barton, Frank Evans [16pp, 6.75x9.25; cast, company list, RSC details, credits; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1964 (Jan): HENRY VI - Wars of the Roses Part 1 (Aldwych/11 Jan 1964)
Cherry Morris, Janet Suzman, Donald Sinden, David Warner, Roy Dotrice, Nicholas Selby, Michael Craig, Brewster Mason, Jeffery Dench, John Normington, Clive Swift, Tim Wylton, Colette O'Neil, Charles Kay, Madoline Thomas, Penelope Keith, Roy Marsden, Derek Waring, Rhys McConnochie; dir:Peter Hall, John Barton, Frank Evans [12pp, 6.75x9.25; cast, company list, RSC details, credits; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1964 (Jan): THE COMEDY OF ERRORS (Aldwych) Souvenir Programme
Ian Richardson, Alec McCowen, Diana Rigg, Janet Suzman, Donald Sinden; dir:Clifford Williams [12pp; large size - 9.5x12.5; 8 production photos, articles, 16 colour costume renderings; rumpled, minor tears, else VG] £2

1964: THE REBEL devised by Patrick Garland (Aldwych/20 Feb 1964)
Peter Bowles, William Marlowe, Bryan Pringle, Clive Swift, David Warner; dir:Patrick Garland [12pp, 6.75x9.25; cast, company list, RSC details, credits; uncommon; minor marks, scribbles on back, else VG] £4

1964: THE BIRTHDAY PARTY - Harold Pinter (Aldwych/18 June 1964)
Newton Blick, Doris Hare, Bryan Pringle, Janet Suzman, Brewster Mason, Patrick Magee; dir:Peter Hall [16pp, 5.5x8.5; biographies, notes, photos; VG] £4

1964: AFORE NIGHT COME - David Rudkin (Aldwych/25 Jun 1964)
Freddie Jones, Timothy West, Paul Dawkins, Robert Lloyd, Ken Wynne, John Nettleton, Doris Hare, Patrick Magee, Peter McEnery, Henry Woolf; dir:Clifford Williams [16pp, 5.5x8.5; VG] £4

1964: VICTOR - Roger Vitrac, translated by Lucienne Hill (Aldwych/5 Aug 1964)
Michael Bryant, Derek Godfrey, Brenda Bruce, June Jago, Ken Wynne, John Nettleton, Elizabeth Spriggs, Timothy West; dir:Robin Midgley [16pp, 5.5x8.5; notes, photos, biographies; date on cover, else VG] £4

1964: THE JEW OF MALTA - Christopher Marlowe (Aldwych/1 October 1964)
Clive Revill, Ian Richardson, Robert Lloyd, Michael Bryant, Michele Dotrice, June Jago, Michael Williams, Paul Dawkins, Doris Hare, Glenda Jackson, Timothy West, Ian Hogg, Richard Williams; dir:Clifford Williams [16pp; photos and biographies; ticket stapled to cover (30 Dec); VG] £4

1964: EH? - Henry Livings (Aldwych/29 Oct 1964)
Donald Sinden, Brenda Bruce, David David, David Warner, Nicholas Selby, Patsy Byrne; dir:Peter Hall [16pp, 5.5x8.5; photos, biographies, notes; VG] £4

1964: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR (Aldwych/17 Dec 1964)
Brenda Bruce, Patsy Byrne, Clive Swift, Ian Richardson, Timothy West, Michele Dotrice, Henry Woolf, Freddie Jones, Clifford Rose, Robert Lloyd, Doris Hare, Ian Hogg; dir:John Blatchley [16pp, 5.5x8.5; five cast and rehearsal photos; VG] £4

ON TOUR

1964: KING LEAR and THE COMEDY OF ERRORS (Berlin, Warsaw, Moscow etc.) Souvenir Programme
Paul Scofield, Tom Fleming, John Laurie, Ian Richardson, Irene Worth, Pauline Jameson, Clifford Rose, Tony Church, Diana Rigg, Brian Murray, Michael Williams, Alec McCowen, Wyn Jones, Barry MacGregor, Michael Burrell, Ken Wynne, Julie Christie, Elizabeth Spriggs; dir:Peter Brook, Clifford Williams [12pp; large size - 9.5x12.5; 12+ excellent production photos, illustrations, articles, 16 colour costume renderings; an uncommon programme, in VG condition] £8


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