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CLASSIC PLAYS: 1980-1989

Classic Plays: 1980

1980: LA MOUETTE [The Seagull] - Anton Chekhov, adapted by Alexis Guedroitz (Theatre Royal des Galeries)
Gisele Oudart (as Arkadina), Philippe Volter (as Treplev), Jean-Pierre Loriot, Ania Guedroitz (as Nina), Robert Roanne, Irene Laurent, Eve Bonfanti, Pascal Racan (as Trigorine), Georges Pirlet, Alain Gilles, Raymond Pradel, Michele Robson; dir:Daniel Scahaise [54pp, 5x7; cast list, extensive programme notes (in French), 12 photographic portraits of the artists, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1980: THE RIVALS - Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Greenwich Theatre)
Karl Howman, Peter Walmsley, Marilyn Cutts, Nina Thomas, Clare Higgins, Joyce Grant, Anthony Sharp, Tim Woodward, Nickolas Grace, Enn Reitel, John Tramper, Ivan Beavis, Anthony Watkins; dir:Patrick Mason [24pp; Cue Magazine No.71; cast, credits, photos, biographies etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1980 (June): A FLEA IN HER EAR - Feydeau/Mortimer (Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead)
Christopher Ryan, Jonathan Hackett, Janette Legge, Anna Calder-Marshall, David Burke, Jonathan Elsom, Michael Cashman; dir:Mark Cullingford, Edward Hardwicke [24pp; cast, credits, 14 biographies w.photos, articles; VG] £3

1980 (Mch): THE SEAGULL - Anton Chekhov (Ashcroft Theatre, Croydon)
Barbara Jefford, Sam Dale, Bernard Lloyd, Janet Maw, Robert Flemyng, Richard Mayes; dir:Patrick Lau [20pp; cast, credits, photos, biographies w.photos, articles; VG] £3

1980: THE STREETS OF LONDON - Dion Boucicault (Her Majesty's)
William Squire, Royce Mills, Michael Carter, David Mallinson, Shaun Curry, Diana Martin, Debra Jansen, Bruce Green, Max Latimer, June Shand, John Denton, Joy Graham, John Scott Martin, Stephen Kebell, Jean Reeve, Sally Hall, Chris Cummings, Chris Hale, Helen Cherry, Susannah Fellows, Richard Walsh, John Watts, Jane Wymark, Peter Spraggon, Patsy Byrne, Kim Smith; dir:Diane Cilento [32pp, 5.2x8.4; cast list, synopsis of scenes, illustrated programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £4

1980: DR FAUSTUS - Christopher Marlowe (Fortune)
James Aubrey (as Dr Fautus), Patrick Magee (as Mephostophilis), Garry Cooper, Simon Cutter, Roger Frost, James Griffin, David Huscroft, John Sommerville; dir:Christopher Fettes [24pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, biographies, 5 large production photos, credits etc.; VG] £2

1980: COUNTRY LIFE - Carlo Goldoni (Lyric, Hammersmith)
David Gwillim, John Moreno, Ciaran Madden, Carl Oatley, Peter Eyre, Ralph Michael, Keith Drinkel, Julia Foster, Veronica Sowerby, Trevor Baxter, Jenny Laird, Susan Denaker, Peter Bourke, Ellen Pollock; dir:David Giles [20pp, 5.25x9; cast list, programme notes, credits, biographies etc.; date written on inner page, else VG] £4

1980: MACBETH (Old Vic/3 Sep 1980)
Trudie Styler, Jane Cussons, Jackie Smith-Wood, Bernard Archard, Clive Wood, Christopher Fulford, Gerald Sim, John Hug, Philip Sully, David Sumner, Peter O'Toole (as Macbeth), Brian Blessed (as Banquo), Frances Tomelty (as Lady Macbeth), Hilary Reynolds, Dudley Sutton (as Macduff), Timothy Ackroyd, Kevin Quarmby, Peter Roberts, John Tordoff, Jack Allen, Christopher Chittell, Bob Hewis, Stephen Jenn, Cajetan Baptista, Marjorie Bland, Kevin Doyle, William Hart, Rob Macdonald, David Williamson; dir:Brian Forbes [36pp, 5.4x8.9; cast list, extensive illustrated notes, biographies, First extract from Edith Douglass's diary, 1912; a substantial programme for this famously disastrous production; VG] £6

1980: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (Old Vic/24 Sep 1980)
Old Vic Company: David Sumner, Michael Cochrane, Philip Sully, Stephen Jenn, John Hug, Christopher Fulford, Maureen O'Brien (as Portia), Lois Butlin, Jack Allen, Timothy West (as Shylock), Jackie Smith-Wood, Bob Hewis, John Tordoff, Jeffery Kissoon, Bernard Archard, Kevin Quarmby, Peter Roberts, Hilary Reynolds, Timothy Ackroyd; dir:Michael Meacham [36pp, 5.25x9; cast list, biographies, extensive illustrated articles; w.newspaper review clipping; Third extract from Edith Douglass's diary, 1912; VG] £4

1980: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - Oscar Wilde (Old Vic/14 Oct 1980)
Old Vic Company: Richard Easton (as John Worthing), David Downer (as Algy), James Bree, Kenneth Waller, Desmond Jordan, Terence Soall, Kathy Van Den Elst, Margaretta Scott (as Lady Bracknell), Polly Adams, Isabelle Amyes, Joyce Grant; dir:Frank Hauser [36pp, 5.25x9; cast list, extensive illustrated articles, biographies w.photos etc.; Fourth extract from Edith Douglass's diary, 1912; VG] £4

1980: RICHARD III in Georgian (Round House)
Rustaveli Company of Georgia, USSR: Avto Makharadze, Merab Ninidze, Mamuka Tsiklauri, Georgi Kharabadze, Ramaz Chkhikvadze (as Richard III), Akaki Khidasheli, Georgi Gegechkori, Viktor Ninidze, David Chkhikvadze, Soso Lagidze, Kakhi Kavsadze, Badri Kobakhidze, Karlo Sakandelidze, Ruslan Mikaberidze, Dzhemal Gaganidze, Eldar Sakhlukhutsishvili, Salome Kanchelli, Medea Chakhava, Marina Tbileli, Nana Pachuashvili, Gulnazi Bakradze, Zaza Batselashvili, Natela Ciklauri, Leri Gaprindashvili, David Kvirkhalia, Rusiko Kiknadze, Gia Mataradze, Gogi Turkiashvili, David Uplisashvili; dir:Robert Sturua [16pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, production team biographies, programme notes, sections of English text, 6 production photos etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1980: TRELAWNY OF THE WELLS - Arthur Wing Pinero (Old Vic/16 Dec 1980)
Old Vic Company: Lionel Hamilton, Yvonne Coulette, Lynne Miller (as Rose Trelawny), June Ritchie (as Avonia Bunn), Neil McCaul, Ken Wynne, Robert Lindsay (as Tom Wrench), Belinda Sinclair, Jo Warne, John Baddeley, Felicity Finch, Bill Fraser (as Sir William Gower), Georgine Anderson, David Shaughnessy, Prim Cotton, Richard Clifford, Patrick Markey, Derek Smee; dir:Timothy West [36pp, 5.25x9; production history w.7 period photos, biogs etc.; Fifth extract from Edith Douglass's diary, 1912; VG] £4

1980 (16 December): TRELAWNY OF THE WELLS - Arthur Wing Pinero (Old Vic) Royal Gala Souvenir Brochure
Old Vic Company: Gala Performance in the Presence of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother w.Robert Lindsay, Bill Fraser, Belinda Sinclair, Lynne Miller, June Ritchie, Neil McCaul, Ken Wynne, David Shaughnessy; dir:Timothy West [68pp, 8.25x11.75; illustrated articles, photographs, 5 production photos, cast photos and biographies, company cartoons etc.; VG] £5

Classic Plays: 1981

1981?: THREE SISTERS - Anton Chekhov, translated by Nigel Huckstep (ADC, Cambridge)
Kate Duchene (as Olga), Pip Broughton (as Irina ), Jenny Hall (as Masha), Richard Turner, Jonathan Tafler (as Baron Tuzenbach), Anthony Berendt, Jennifer MacMahon, Andy Sparkes, Helen Kettle, Stephen Fry (as Colonel Vershinin), Peter Rumney, Barry Taylor, Sarah Spalding, Thomas Dillon, Hugh Dixon; dir:Brigid Larmour [8pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, programme notes, credits etc.; rumpled, but uncommon] £3

1981: THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL - Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Greenwich Theatre)
David Horovitch, Paul Brooke, Nina Thomas, Jennie Stoller, Philip Voss, David Rintoul, Matthew Francis; dir:Alan Dossor [24pp; Cue Magazine No.78; cast, credits, illustrated article, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1981: THE RELAPSE - Sir John Vanbrugh (Old Vic/20 Jan 1981)
Old Vic Company: John Nettles, Maureen O'Brien, Richard Kay (for Barry Woolgar), Jonathan Coy, Simon Butteriss, Celia Foxe, Stephanie Cole; dir:Michael Simpson [28pp, 5.75x8.25; illustrated articles, biogs etc.; Sixth extract from Edith Douglass's diary, 1912; VG] £4

1981: BRITTANICUS - Racine, translated by John Cairncross (Lyric Studio)
Jonathan Kent, Garry Cooper, Siobhan McKenna, Elizabeth Richardson, Alan MacNaughtan, Donald Pickering, Valerie Sarruf, Herzel Jacoby, Hossein Karimbeck; dir:Christopher Fettes [6pp triple-fold; cast, biographies, credits, notes, etc.; VG] £2

1981: SAINT JOAN - George Bernard Shaw (Arts Theatre, Cambridge)
Cambridge Theatre Company: Julie Covington, Ronnie Letham, Ian Hogg, Fulton Mackay, David Bamber; dir:Nancy Meckler [28pp, 5.75x8.25; VG] £4

1981: KING LEAR (Theatre Royal, Bristol)
Bristol Old Vic: Graham Crowden, Peter Copley, Malcolm Rennie, Ian Mackenzie, Peter Woodward, Patrick Malahide, Philip Lowrie [20pp; cast, biogs, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £3

1981: ST. MARK'S GOSPEL (Globe)
Alec McCowen [32pp; illustrated articles, 15 excellent photos of Alec McCowen in various productions, credits etc.; VG] £4

1981: ROSMERSHOLM - Henrik Ibsen, translated by Michael Meyer (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Royal Exchange Theatre Company: Christopher Gable, Celia Gregory, Jeffry Wickham, Espen Skjonberg, Miles Anderson, Rachel Thomas; dir:Casper Wrede [16pp, 8.25x11.75; cast, extensive illustrated articles, credits, biographies w.photos etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1981: THE MISANTHROPE - Moliere, translated by Richard Wilbur (Round House)
Royal Exchange Theatre Company: Tom Courtenay, Christopher Gable, Geoffrey Bateman, Cecilia Richards, Janet Ellis, Tim McInnerny, Amanda Boxer; dir:Caspar Wrede [16pp, 8.25x11.75; cast, extensive illustrated articles, credits, biographies w.photos etc.; date written on cover, rumpled, else VG] £4

1981 (17 Sep-24 Oct): DOCTOR FAUSTUS - Christopher Marlowe (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Royal Exchange Theatre Company: David Bannerman, Ken Bones, John Boswell, Rowland Davies, David Foxxe, James Gaddas, James Griffiths (as Chorus/Cardinal), Nigel Harrison, Ben Kingsley (as Faustus), Jeffrey Kissoon, Jennifer Landor, Ian McKenzie, James Maxwell (as Mephostophilis), Alan Parnaby, William Sleigh, Maxton Beesley, Paul Bibby, Simon Danson, Nigel Phipps; dir:Adrian Noble [20pp, 8.25x11.75 cast list, biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1981: MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Royal Exchange Theatre Company: Alfred Burke (as Vincentio), Christopher Neame (as Angelo), Paul Curran, Richard Rees, Zia Mohyeddin, Michael Poole, Colin Prockter, Roy Sampson, John Abineri, Alan Partington, Conrad Asquith, Clare Higgins (as Isabella), Diana Katis, Vivienne Ritchie, Daphne Rogers, Fanny Carby, Alan Polonsky; dir:Braham Murray [16pp, 8.25x11.75; cast, extensive illustrated articles, credits, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £4

Classic Plays: 1982

1982: TWELFTH NIGHT (Jeannetta Cochrane Theatre)
National Youth Theatre: Hugh Williams (as Orsino), Jo Dow, Ross Parsons, Rupert Edwards, Gavin Bickersteth, Jane Snowden (as Viola), Lawrence Good, Andrew Jones, Helen White (as Olivia), Penny Bunton, Adam Swift (as Sir Toby Belch), Roger Wood (as Sir Andrew Aguecheek), Matthew Townshend (as Malvolio), Remy Blumenfeld, Martin Vafadari, David Willoughby, Simon Cuckson, Tony Dixon, Clive Holmwood, Peter Turley; dir:Matthew Francis [single 8.25x11.75 sheet; cast list, biographies, credits etc.; light horizontal bends, else VG] £1

1982: A TRIP TO SCARBOROUGH - R B Sheridan, adapted by Alan Ayckbourn (Stephen Joseph Theatre in the Round)
Gillian Bevan, Richard Garnett, Graeme Eton, John Peters, Russell Dixon, Ursula Mohan, Michael Cashman, Terence Booth, Randal Herley, Elizabeth Kelly, John Arthur, Paul Todd, Iain Hawkins, Dave Newton; dir:Alan Ayckbourn [16pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, biographies, credits, Christmas Competition etc.; VG] £4

1982: TWELFTH NIGHT (Watermill Theatre, Newbury)
Christopher Lillicrap, Martin Potter, Emma Piper (as Viola), Leon Davis, Frank Thornton (as Malvolio), Joanna Lloyd, Zulema Dene, Alec Linstead, Ronnie Letham; dir:Euan Smith [20pp, 4.9x8,5; cast list, biographies, theatre information, credits etc.; VG] £2

1982: JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN - Henrik Ibsen, English version by Inga-Stina Ewbank and Peter Hall (Lyric Players Theatre)
Lyric Players Theatre: Trudy Kelly (as Mrs Borkman), Aingeal Grehan, Stella McCusker (as Ella Rentheim), Aaron Harris, Maureen Thornton, Wolfe Morris (as Borkman), Janet Behan, Louis Rolston; dir:Leon Rubin [24pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1982: THE THREE SISTERS - Anton Chekhov, translated by Ronald Hingley (Vanbrugh Theatre)
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art production: Sean Bean (as "Shaun Bean"), James Wilby, Janet McTeer, Alison Steele, Leslie DoQui, Denica Fairman, Jenny Farnon, Gwynn Beech Davies, Trevor Blythe, Gerrard McArthur; dir:Helena Kaut-Howson [single sheet (8.25x11.7) folded in four; cast, credits, notes on previous students of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art; article about the Vanbrugh Theatre Club; slightly rumpled, else VG; most unusual programme for this student production, featuring several stars of the future] £5

1982: TWELFTH NIGHT (Donmar)
Emily Richard, John Fraser, Gary Raymond, Edward Petherbridge, Edward Hardwicke, Suzan Farmer [11.5x16.5, single sheet, twice folded; cast, biogs etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1982: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, THE DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS and THE ADMIRABLE BASHVILLE - George Bernard Shaw (Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park) Season Brochure
Kate O'Mara, Christopher Neame, James Cairncross, Douglas Hodge, Berwick Kaler, Joan Davies, Christopher Biggins, William Relton, Emily Richard, Peter Woodward, Oscar James, Helen Ryan, Janet Spencer-Turner [28pp; cast, biogs etc.; minor marks, slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1982: THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS - Carlo Goldini, adapted by Martin Duncan and Ultz (Richmond Theatre)
Cambridge Theatre Company: Patrick Mower, Bob Goody, Elizabeth Estensen, Anita Dobson, Steven Beard, Billy Hartman, Geoffrey Freshwater, Ian Bartholomew, Darlene Johnson; dir:Martin Duncan and Ultz; music+lyrics:Martin Duncan [24pp; cast, credits, list of scenes and songs, biographies etc.] £3

1982: HAMLET (Donmar Warehouse)
Anton Lesser, John Shrapnel, Susan Engel, Kathryn Pogson, Alan MacNaughtan, Iain Mitchell, Ken Stott, Philip Locke, Paul Curran, Ian McNeice, John Grillo; dir:Jonathan Miller [12pp, single sheet, folded three times; biographies, cast list etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

1982: LORD ARTHUR SAVILE'S CRIME - Oscar Wilde, dramatised by Constance Cox (Gloucestershire Everyman Theatre)
Paul Doust, Alan Brown, Jillian Mack, Ian Gardiner, Pamela Strong, Nancy Gower, Peggy Sinclair, Bruce Green, Kate Spiro, Patrick Monckton; dir:Hugh Wooldridge [20pp, 5.8x8.5; cast list, programme notes, biographies, VG] £3

1982 (Aug-Sep): SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER - Oliver Goldsmith (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)
Betty Marsden (as Mrs Hardcastle), Anthony Sharp (as Mr Hardcastle), Ron Cook (as Tony Lumpkin), Tracey Ullman (as Kate Hardcastle), Karen Archer, Tim Charrington, Ivan Steward, Richard Syms, Michael Crompton, George Malpas, Nigel Terry (as Young Marlow), Hugh Fraser, Joanna Maude, Richard Caldicot (as Sir Charles Marlow); dir:William Gaskill [24pp, 5.25x8.75; cast list, biographies, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1982: OTHELLO (Young Vic)
Frank Vincent, George Sewell (as Iago), John Boswall, Kenneth Haigh (as Othello), Anthony May, David Dodimead, David Weston, Jack Elliott, Jay Ruparelia, Robert Morgan, Amanda Boxer (as Desdemona), Cornelius Garrett, Ian Taylor, Howard Southern, Rosalind Boxall, Emma Piper, Dicon Murray, Nina Botting; dir:Hugh Hunt [4pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, programme notes, credits etc.; rumpled, else VG] £1

1982: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (Young Vic)
John Boswall, Howard Southern, Robert Morgan, David Weston (as Antonio), Andrew Hawkins, Amanda Boxer (as Portia), Derek Francis (as Shylock), Frank Vincent, Ian Taylor, Ross Davidson, Cornelius Garrett (as Lorenzo), Emma Rogers, Nina Botting (as Jessica), Patch Connolly, Jeffery Kissoon, David Dodimead; dir:David Henry [4pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, programme notes, credits etc.; rumpled, else VG] £1

1982: HAMLET (Young Vic)
Seamus O'Neill, Phil Stafford, Terence Hillyer, Timothy Morand, Dan Meaden (as Claudius), Robert Morgan, Brian Carroll (as Laertes), John Boswall (as Polonius), Edward Fox (as Hamlet), Maxine Audley (as Gertrude), Niki Kay (as Ophelia), David Dodimead, Leslie Glazer, Gareth Forwood, Terence Harvey, Esmond Knight (as First Player / First Gravedigger), David Ash, Jane Brittain, Charlotte Goddard, Ian Higham, Juanite O'Mahony, John O'Sullivan, Peter Rogers, Neil Whisson; dir:Terry Palmer [single sheet, 8.25x11.75; cast list, credits etc.; rumpled, else VG] £1

1982 (18 Mch-10 Apr): PHILOCTETES - Sophocles, translated by Christopher Stace (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Royal Exchange Theatre Company: Espen Skjonberg (as Odysseus), Robert Lindsay (as Neoptolemus), James Maxwell (as Philoctetes), Christopher Good, John Cording, Clive Duncan, Nigel Harrison, Ian Ruskin, Robert Vahey, Benny Young; dir:Michael Elliott [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1982 (14 Oct-13 Nov): LORD ARTHUR SAVILE'S CRIME - Oscar Wilde, adapted by Contance Cox (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Royal Exchange Theatre Company: Barry Foster (as Baines), Alan Parnaby (as Lord Arthur Savile), Kika Mirylees, Trevor Baxter, Rosalind Knight (as Lady Windermere), Gwen Nelson, Patsy Byrne, John Tordoff, Elizabeth Watts, Harry Landis; dir:Eric Thompson [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, costume designs, 12 rehearsal photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

Classic Plays: 1983

1983: BEOWULF - adapted by Julian Glover, from the translation by Michael Alexander and Edwin Morgan (Tour)
Bristol Old Vic production: Julian Glover; dir:John David [6pp, 4x8.25; dramatis personae, illustrated programme note, biography of Julian Glover w.photo, performance dates and venues, credits etc.; VG] £2

1983 (3-27 Aug): THE CHERRY ORCHARD - Anton Chekhov, translated by Elisaveta Fen, adapted by Lindsay Anderson (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford)
Duncan C Weldon/Triumph Apollo Productions/Yvonne Arnaud Theatre production: Joan Plowright (as Madame Ranevskaya), Cora Kinnaird (as Anya), Joanna David (as Varya), Leslie Phillips (as Gayev), Frank Finlay (as Lopakhin), Frank Grimes (as Trofimov), Bill Fraser (as Simeonov-Pischik), Catherine Willmer, David Battley, Bernadette Shortt, Bernard Miles (as Firs), Michael Siberry (as Yasha), David Kincaid, John Jefferson Hayes, Adam Tandy, Norman Caro, Zeph Gladstone, Aletta Lawson, Jacqueline Skarvellis; dir:Lindsay Anderson [20pp, 5.9x8.4; cast list, biographies w.photos, programme note, credits etc.; VG] £4

1983 (1-17 Dec): DAVID COPPERFIELD - Charles Dickens, adapted by Ian Mullins (Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke)
Horseshoe Theatre Company: Kim Wall (as David Copperfield), Beverley Adams, Doreen Andrew, Sue Broomfield (as Em'ly / Dora), Nicholas Collett, Helen Dorward (as Peggotty / Aunt Clarissa), Hazel Douglas (as Aunt Betsy), Richard Evans, Kenneth Keeling, Di Langford, Knight Mantell (as Uriah Heep), George Pensotti (as Mr Micawber), Richard Seymour, George Waring, Guy Williams, Charlotte Wodehouse, Dushka (as Jip), Guy Brown, Rachel Barnes, Peter Cawthorne, Christophe Jacob, Helen Weight; dir:Ian Mullins [16pp, 5.9x8.4; cast list, cast photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1983: AS YOU LIKE IT, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, and BASHVILLE - Bernard Shaw, Dennis King, Benny Green (Open Air, Regent's Park) Season Brochure
John Curry (as Orlando; Lysander), Douglas Hodge (as Dennis / Silvius; Demetrius; Bashville), Louise Jameson (as Rosalind), Abigail McKern (as Celia; Hermia), Berwick Kaler (as Corin; Bottom; Policeman), David William (as Jaques), Peter Woodward (as Theseus / Oberon; Cashel Byron), Julie Dawn Cole (as Phebe; Hippolyta / Titania), Graham Chinn, Robert Lister, Jo Ross, Paul Raffield, Stephen Newman, Vincenzo Nicoli, Janet Moran, Stephen Rayne, Francesa Longrigg, Hamilton Wilson, Christina Collier, Donald Pelmear, Ewart James Walters, James Cairncross, Joan Davies, Tony Gouveia, Leon Herbert, Anthony Wellington, Philip Godawa, Eric James, Teresa Gallagher; dir:Richard Digby Day (As You), Christopher Biggins (Dream), David William (Bashville) [32pp, 5.8x8.25; cast lists, biographies, illustrated programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1983: CHARLEY'S AUNT - Brandon Thomas (Lyric, Hammersmith)
Mark Payton, David Ross, Adam Blackwood, Griff Rhys Jones (as Lord Fancourt Babberley), Anita Dobson, Briony McRoberts, Terence Longdon, John Ringham, Elspet Gray (as Donna Lucia D'Alvadorez), Eva Griffith; dir:Peter James and Peter Wilson [20pp, 5.25x9; cast list, biographies, photo of Griff Rhys Jones, credits etc.; VG] £3

1983: EMLYN WILLIAMS as CHARLES DICKENS and DYLAN THOMAS GROWING UP (Richmond)
Emlyn Williams [24pp, 5.75x8.25; programme notes, biography of Emlyn Williams w.photo, credits etc.; VG] £2

1983: LITTLE LIES - Joseph George Caruso, adapted from The Magistrate by Arthur Wing Pinero (Palace Theatre, Watford)
Alison Neil, Dominic Guard, Leonard Maguire, Connie Booth, John Mills, Paul Hardwick, Angela Scoular, Katherine Kath, Anthony Bate, Malcolm Sinclair, Gregory Cox; dir:Tony Tanner [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £3

1983: HENRY IV Part One and MACBETH (Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham)
Douglas Fielding, Russell Denton, Philip Sully, Kenneth McClellan, Leslie Randall, Linda Regan, Vivienne Argent, Michael Brey, Terence Halliday; dir:Michael McCaffery [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast, credits, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1983 (Mch): MISS JULIE - August Strindberg, translated by Michael Meyer (Duke of York's)
Lyric Theatre Hammersmith production: Veronica Roberts, Stephen Rea, Cheryl Campbell, Nina Edwards, Nicholas Jeune; dir:Clare Davidson [24pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, biographies w.photos, programme note, credits etc.; VG] £4

1983: MEDEA - Franz Grillparzer, adapted by Barney Simon (Riverside Studios)
Yvonne Bryceland, David Calder, Caroline Embling, Peggy Phango, Richard Williams, Terence Wilton, Clive Bell, Hugh Langridge, Rupert Carss; dir:Barney Simon [10pp quintuple-fold; cast, biogs, notes etc.; VG] £2

1983: FOUL PLAY - Dion Boucicault, from the novel by Charles Reade, adapted by Reginald Woolley (Players' Theatre)
Peter John, Huw Tudor, John Heawood, Eleanor McCready, Brian Oulton, Robert Cavendish, James Bree, Michael Kirk, Trevor Griffiths, Pia Henderson, Nigel Williams, Stephen Reynolds, Judith Hibbert, Ian Bloomfield, Simon Masterton-Smith; dir:Reginald Woolley [4pp, 8.8x11.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £1

1983: THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL - Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Donald Sinden, Judy Buxton, Petronilla Whitfield, Michael Denison, Christopher Godwin, Michael Siberry, Dulcie Gray, Beryl Reid, Sebastian Shaw, Patrick Godfrey, Bill Fraser, Stephen Jacobs, Gordon Gostelow, James Griffiths, Anthony Hyde, Robert Aldous, James Curran, Ian Halcrow, Judi Goldman, Alison Temple Savage; dir:John Barton [24pp, 5.2x8.5; cast, credits, biographies, 8 production photos etc.; VG] £4

1983: THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL - Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Souvenir Brochure
Donald Sinden, Judy Buxton, Petronilla Whitfield, Michael Denison, Christopher Godwin, Michael Siberry, Dulcie Gray, Beryl Reid, Sebastian Shaw, Patrick Godfrey, Bill Fraser, Stephen Jacobs, Gordon Gostelow, James Griffiths, Anthony Hyde, Robert Aldous, James Curran, Ian Halcrow, Judi Goldman, Alison Temple Savage; dir:John Barton [16pp, 8.25x11.6; Impressive Souvenir Brochure for this all-star production; 19 production photos (many in colour), cast, credits, biographies w.photos etc.; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

1983: HAMLET (Royal Exchange, Manchester) Souvenir Brochure
Robert Lindsay (as Hamlet), Philip Madoc (as Claudius / Ghost), Alison Fiske (as Gertrude), Ian Hastings (as Horatio), Derek Smith (as Polonius / Osric), Allan Hendrick (as Laertes / Player Queen), Geraldine Alexander (as Ophelia), Sean Chapman, Trevor Cooper, Nick Stringer, Andrew Kazamia, Barry Ewart, Chris Walton; dir:Braham Murray [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies, 8 large rehearsal photos, credits etc.; VG] £5

1983: THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Nikolai Gogol, adapted by Gerard McLarnon (Royal Exchange, Manchester) Souvenir Brochure
Philip Madoc (as The Mayor), Michael Poole, Christopher Hancock, Colin Prockter, Ian Hastings, Harry Landis, Barry Martin, Thomas Henty, Geoffrey Andrews, Val McLane, Tina Marian, Melanie Kilburn, Sam Kelly (as Osip), Derek Griffiths (as Khlestakov), James Woolley, Martin Allan, David Bauckham, Andrew Kazamia, John Keyworth, Helen Blatch; dir:Braham Murray [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £5

1983: THE DANCE OF DEATH - August Strindberg, translated by Michael Meyer (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Royal Exchange Theatre Company: Edward Fox (as Captain), Jill Bennett (as Alice), Peter Baldwin (as Kurt), Sue Burton; dir:Kenneth MacMillan [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

Classic Plays: 1984

1984 (2-20 Oct): HAMLET (Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead)
Gino Principato, Toby Ostrom, Alan Radcliffe, David Shaughnessy (as Horatio), Knight Mantell, Robert Austin (as Claudius), Diana Berriman (as Gertrude), John Duttine (as Hamlet), Christopher Reeks, John Warner (as Polonius/First Clown), Patric Turner (as Laertes), Gillian Bevan (as Ophelia), Paul Doust, Neil Hutchings, Phillip Bowbanks, Simon Finch, Paul Lamberth; dir:Graham Berown [24pp, 5.9x8.3; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1984 (8 Jun-2 Jul): YORK CYCLE OF MYSTERY PLAYS (St Mary's Abbey, York)
Michael Brown, Michelle Dickinson, Betty Doig, Roger Farrington, Richard Hall, Alan Inglis, Keith Jefferson, Jane Snowden, Philip Tate, Simon Ward (as Jesus), Michele Whitehead and very large company; dir:Toby Robertson [16pp, 6x8.25; extensive cast list, Director's Note, The order of the plays, biographies, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £4

1984 (24 Jan-18 Feb): CHARLEY'S AUNT - Brandon Thomas (Redgrave Theatre, Farnham)
Michael Shannon, Peter Geddis, Gerard Bell, Tim Bannerman, Ian Masters (as Lord Fancourt Babberley), David Monico, Josephine Woodford (as Donna Lucia d'Alvadorez), Charlotte Attenborough, Melanie Hill, Karen McMullen; dir:Mark Brickman [20pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, biographies, credits etc.; light horizontal bend, else VG] £2

1984 (11-21 Apr): CHARLEY'S AUNT - Brandon Thomas (Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke)
Horseshoe Theatre Company: Tom Knight, William Whymper, Nicholas Collett, Martin Connor (as Lord Fancourt Babberley), Susie Jenkinson, Sue Broomfield, Maurice Thorogood, Derek New, Carolyn Moody (as Donna Lucia d'Alvadorez), Charlotte Wodehouse; dir:Ian Mullins [12pp, 5.9x8.4; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £3

1984: HAMLET (Shaw Theatre)
National Youth Theatre: Andrew Gallacher (as Claudius), Marc Culwick (as Hamlet), Matthew Townshend, Simon Davies, Simon Dyer, Witold Fitz-Simon, Mark Breckon, Tristan Sturrock (as Guildenstern), Robert Bristow, Ewan Keil, Dominic Upton, Dean Byfield, John Capps, Dhobi Newman, Hakeem Kazim, Femi Oke, Fidel Nanton, Mark Johnson, Lennie James, Stephen Fuller, Jonathan Stone-Fewings, Jamie Foster, Anna Verdine (as Gertrude), Rachel Bell (as Ophelia), Sally Preisig, Jane Cook, Charles De'Ath, Neil Bennett, Dominic Mafham; dir:Michael Croft [16pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, credits, 15 photo of past NYT productions etc.; VG] £4

1984: THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY - Charles Dickens, adapted by David Edgar (Minack Theatre, Cornwall)
Hertfordshire Players: Paul Mulrennan, Elizabeth Evans, Keith Thompson, Marion Canadine, Peter Wells, Eric Chorley, John Lloyd, Neil Gill, Denis Butcher, Lesley Valler; dir:Mervyn Lloyd [12pp, 6x8.4; cast list, credits, production notes etc.; VG] £3

1984: THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL - Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Duke of York's)
Donald Sinden, Nicola Pagett, Julia Josephs, John McCallum, Clive Francis, Michael Siberry, Dulcie Gray, Beryl Reid, Harold Innocent, Richard Kane, Bill Fraser, Stephen Jacobs, Gordon Gostelow, John Tordoff, John Cunningham, Robert Aldous, James Curran, Barrie Wilmore, James Curran, Annee Blott, Maralyn Heathcock; dir:John Barton and Peter Stevenson [24pp, 5.2x8.5; cast, credits, biographies, 5 production photos etc.; VG] £4

1984: THE WHITE DEVIL - John Webster (Greenwich Theatre)
Rupert Everett, Paola Dionisotti, Julie Legrand, Gerard Murphy, Richard Rees, Johanna Kirby, Ann Mitchell, Stephen Macdonald, Robert Gwilym, David William; dir:Philip Prowse [24pp, 5.8x8.25; Cue Magazine No.93; cast, credits, notes, illustrations, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1984: THE WAY OF THE WORLD - William Congreve (Greenwich Theatre)
Avis Bunnage, Julie Legrand, Paola Dionisotti, Ann Mitchell, Ciaran Hinds, Rupert Frazer, John Gould, Richard Rees, David Foxxe, Robert Gwilym; dir:Giles Havergal [24pp, 5.8x8.25; Cue Magazine No.94; cast, credits, notes, illustrations, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1984: THE SEAGULL - Anton Chekhov, translated by Robert David MacDonald (Greenwich Theatre)
Maria Aitken, Ciaran Hinds, Robert Gwilym, Johanna Kirby, Richard Rees, Julie Legrand, Stephen Macdonald, Jill Spurrier, David William, David Foxxe; dir:Philip Prowse [24pp, 5.8x8.25; Cue Magazine No.95; cast, credits, notes, illustrations, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1984: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Wolsey, Ipswich)
Jenny Logan, Alan Moore, John Southworth, Peter Whitbread, Christopher Birch; dir:Antony Tuckey [24pp; cast, biogs etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1984: CYRANO DE BERGERAC - Edmond Rostand, translated by David Horlock (Salisbury Playhouse)
Keith Drinkel, Kate Dunn, Sean Aita, Brian Ralph; dir:David Horlock [24pp; biographies, photos, notes etc.; newspaper clipping (w.photograph) tipped in; VG] £4

1984: MACBETH (Gateway Theatre, Chester)
Louis Mellis, Michelle Newell, John McArdle (as Banquo and Siward), Ron Donachie, David Boyce; dir:Philip Partridge [20pp; cast, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £3

1984: MARRIAGE - Nikolai Gogol, version by Mike Alfreds (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)
Shared Experience: James Smith, Nick Dunning, Sandra Voe, Philip Voss, Maggie Wells, Holly Wilson, Sam Dale, John Price; dir:Mike Alfreds [24pp, 5.25x9; cast list, biographies, programme notes, production photos, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1984 (Sep): THE CLANDESTINE MARRIAGE - David Garrick and George Colman (Albery)
Compass Theatre Company: Anthony Quayle, Roy Kinnear, Joyce Redman, John Quentin, Belinda Lang, Andrew Hawkins, Fiona McArthur; dir:Anthony Quayle [24pp, 5.25x8.5; biographies, photos, articles etc.; VG] £4

1984: GREAT EXPECTATIONS - Charles Dickens, adapted by Peter Coe (Old Vic)
Roy Dotrice, Sheila Burrell, Leon Greene, Tony Jay, Charles Lewsen, Lynn Clayton, Collin Johnson, Ian McCurrach, Ken Wynne; dir:Peter Coe [28pp; cast, biogs, illustrated articles etc.; attractive programme; VG] £4

1984: GREAT EXPECTATIONS - Charles Dickens, adapted by the company (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Royal Exchange Theatre Company: Michael Mueller (as Pip), Nick Stringer, Janet McTeer, Trevor Cooper, Sean Arnold, Jenni George, Amanda Donohoe, Avril Elgar (as Miss Havisham), Wolfe Morris, Amanda Jessiman, Art Malik, Rory Edwards, John Southworth, Cyril Nri, Renny Krupinski, Kevin Doyle, Aden Gillett, Charlotte Plowright; dir:Greg Hersov, James Maxwell, Braham Murray, Casper Wrede [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, extensive illustrated programme notes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; attractive programme; VG] £4

1984: HAMLET (UK Tour)
Robert Lindsay (as Hamlet), Philip Madoc (as Claudius / Ghost), Alison Fiske (as Gertrude), Derek Smith (as Polonius / Osric), Ian Hastings (as Horatio), Geraldine Alexander (as Ophelia), Michael Crompton (as Laertes / Player Queen), Sean Chapman, Trevor Cooper, Andrew Kazamia, John Watts, Akintayo Akinbode; dir:Braham Murray [16pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies, 7 large rehearsal photos, credits, Tour Schedule etc.; VG] £4

1984: PAMELA - Samuel Richardson, adapted by Giles Havergal and Fidelis Morgan (Tour)
Shared Experience: Ian Reddington, Charon Bourke, Sian Thomas, Robin Hooper, John Baxter; dir:Giles Havergal [4pp, 8.25x11.75; cast, illustrated articles; VG] £2

1984: CYMBELINE (Royal Exchange, Manchester) Souvenir Brochure
James Maxwell (as Cymbeline / Jupiter), Hugh Quarshie (as Posthumus / Cloten), Maurice Colbourne, Rory Edwards, Michael Mueller, Art Malik (as Iachimo), Michael Elwyn, Trevor Cooper, John Southworth, Avril Elgar, Janet McTeer (as Imogen), Amanda Donohoe, Jenni George, Kevin Doyle, Cyril Nri, Aden Gillett, Renny Krupinski; dir:Braham Murray, Greg Hersov, James Maxwell, Caspar Wrede [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies, 12 large rehearsal photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1984: MACBETH (Young Vic)
Young Vic Company: Janet Crawford, Moira Brooker, Lola Young, Clive Russell, Brian Bovell, Vivian Munn, Roger Watkins (as Captain / 1st Murderer / Seyward), Sam Cox, Wyllie Longmore, Malcolm Tierney (as Macbeth), T-Bone Wilson (as Banquo / Seyton), Matthew Barker, Lakon Hussain, Olawale Olufunwa, Margot Leicester (as Lady Macbeth), Rice Blakey, Reginald Stewart, Jeffery Kissoon (as Macduff), Janet Crawford, Eddie Gachegua, Billy Killeen, Alston Charles; dir:David Thacker [8pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1984 (May-Jun): OTHELLO (Young Vic)
Young Vic Company: Stephen Hartford, David Calder (as Iago), Hugh Sullivan, Peter Christian, Rudolph Walker (as Othello), Brian Protheroe (as Cassio), Andrew Melville, Gilbert Wynne, John Gillett, Alison Peebles, Melanie Kilburn, Kate Fahy (as Desdemona), Paul Alexander; dir:David Thacker [8pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies, programme notes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

Classic Plays: 1985

1985: THE LONDON CUCKOLDS - Edward Ravenscroft, adapted by John Byrne (Lyric Theatre Hammersmith)
Leicester Haymarket production: Barry Stanton, Donald Gee, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Melanie Kilburn, Mark Sproston, Michael Maloney, Christopher Hancock, Susan Porrett, Diana Hardcastle, Malcolm Sinclair, Jonty Stephens, Robert Ashe, Alastair McLachlan, Marie McCarthy; dir:Stuart Burge [28pp, 5.8x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £4

1985: THE SEAGULL - Anton Chekhov, translated by Charles Sturridge and Tania Alexander (Lyric, Hammersmith)
Peter Wight, Phoebe Nicholls, Alfred Burke, John Lynch (as Konstantin), Kenneth Keeling, Natasha Richardson (as Nina), Chris M Harvey, Jean Rimmer, Ronald Hines, Roger Hammond, Samantha Eggar (as Arkadina), John Hurt (as Trigorin), Clare David; dir:Charles Sturridge [28pp, 5.8x8.25; cast list, biographies, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1985: MACBETH (Arts Theatre, Cambridge)
Great Eastern Stage production: Barry McGinn (as Macbeth), Terry Diab (as Lady Macbeth), Morris Perry, Fraser Wilson, David Lumsden, Renny Krupinski, Dick Brannick, Roger Moss, Peter Andrew, Stephen Boyes, Seeta Indrani, Lisa Rose, John Everton, Chris Swales, Dan Tallack, Macer Skeels; dir:Ian McKeand [24pp, 5.8x8.25; cast list, biographies, programme note, credits etc.; VG] £2

1985: TWELFTH NIGHT, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, and RING ROUND THE MOON - Jean Anouilh, translated by Christopher Fry (Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park)
Paul Venables, Nicholas Wolff, Ralph Fiennes (as Curio, Cobweb and A Footman), Alyson Spiro (as Viola), James Cairncross, Michael Denison (as Sir Toby Belch and Messerschmann), Ruth Madoc, Paul Raffield, Sarah Finch, John Moffatt (as Malvolio), Paul Bradley, John McAndrew, Vincenzo Nicoli (as Antonio and Bottom), Raymond Platt, Simon Mattacks, Marc Culwick, Mary Roscoe, Glyn Pritchard, Patrick Ryecart (as Hugo and Frederic), Jenny Quayle, Serena Gordon, Pauline Little, Nizam, Margaretta Scott, Anna Sharkey, Helen Lindsay; dir:Richard Digby Day, David Conville [32pp, 5.8x8.25; cast lists, biographies, programme notes, historical photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1985: WOMEN ALL OVER (Le Dindon) - Georges Feydeau, adapted by John Wells (Churchill Theatre, Bromley)
Eileen Atkins, Faith Brook, Royce Mills, Caroline Blakiston, John Gordon-Sinclair, Joe Melia, Clive Wood, Elizabeth Bradley, Pat Keen, Patrick Godfrey; dir:Adrian Noble [28pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, company photo, biographies; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1985: ROSMERSHOLM - Henrik Ibsen, translated by Ann Jellicoe (Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury)
Cambridge Theatre Company: Carolyn Pickles, Barbara Hicks, David Swift, Roy Marsden, P G Stephens, Albie Woodington; dir:Bill Pryde [24pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos; VG] £3

1985: THE THREE MUSKETEERS - Alexandre Dumas, adapted by Phil Woods (Greenwich Theatre)
New Vic Theatre production: Robin Davies, David Henry, John Labanowski, James Tillett, Joss Buckley, Granville Saxton, Valerie Bradell, Moira Brooker, Micky O'Donoughue, Julie Dale-Beckett, Robb Saban; dir:Ian Giles [24pp, 5.75x8.25; Cue Magazine No.102; cast list, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £3

1985: VASSA - Maxim Gorky, translated by Tania Alexander (Greenwich Theatre)
Janet Suzman, Wilfred Harrison, Tony Rohr, Myriam Cyr, Paul Russell, Amanda Boxer, Gillian Martell, Greg Cruttwell; dir:Helena Kaut-Howson [24pp, x; Cue Magazine No.105; cast, credits, illustrations, notes, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1985: THE ALCHEMIST - Ben Jonson (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)
Stephen Moore, Gavin Richards, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Daniel Peacock, Paul Bown, Terence Longdon, Griff Rhys Jones, James Faulkner, Raymond Mason, John Sessions, Perry Benson, Hetta Charnley, Bobby Bernard, David Clemes, Paul Haley, Katie Spencer, Michael Ward-Allen; dir:Griff Rhys Jones [20pp; cast, biogs, 7 rehearsal photos etc.; VG] £4

1985: LITTLE EYOLF - Henrik Ibsen, translated by Michael Meyer (Lyric, Hammersmith)
Diana Rigg, Cheryl Campbell, Ronald Pickup, Anne Dyson, Paul Moriarty; dir:Clare Davidson [24pp; cast, credits, biographies, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1985: HAMLET (Salisbury Playhouse)
Keith Drinkel, Dominic Letts (as Hamlet), Alex Johnston, Sam Graham, Colin Hurley, Tim Douglas, Mark Ossowski, Derek Daniels, Steven Elliott, Ian Michie, Maria Heidler, Madeline Adams, Mark Honan, Dominic Tighe, Richard Gay, Peter Smith, Alexander McDowall, Jason Rogers, Simon Baxter, James Wainwright; dir:David Horlock [20pp; biographies, photos, articles etc.; VG] £3

1985: EMMA - Jane Austen, adapted by David Horlock (Salisbury Playhouse)
Helen Gemmell, Alex Johnston, Richard Cordery, Maria Heidler; dir:David Horlock [24pp; biographies, photos, articles etc.; VG] £3

1985: DANCE OF DEATH - August Strindberg, adapted by Ted Whitehead (Riverside Studios)
Alan Bates, Frances de la Tour, Michael Byrne; dir:Keith Hack [16pp; cast, credits, biographies w.photos, articles; VG] £3

1985: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - Jane Austen, adapted by David Pownall (Leicester Haymarket)
Tessa Peake-Jones, James Warwick, Peter Sallis, Pauline Yates, Amanda Harris, Ian Gelder, Sean Chapman, Julia Deakin, Irene Sutcliffe; dir:Bill Pryde [28pp, 7.1x9; cast, credits, biographies w.photos, rehearsal photos, illustrated articles; VG] £4

1985: HAMLET (Young Vic)
Young Vic Company: Vivian Munn, Paul McCleary, Richard Avery, Andrew Secombe, Roger Watkins, Jonathan Burn, David Boyce, Aran Bell, Michael Cronin, Matthew Marsh (as Hamlet), Heather Canning, Natasha Richardson (as Ophelia), Robert Phillips, Ewart James Walters; dir:David Thacker [8pp, 8.25x11.75; biographies, credits etc.; light horizontal bend, else VG] £2

1985 (May): MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Young Vic)
Young Vic Company: Peter Guinness (as The Duke), Randal Herley, John Gillett (as Angelo), Rob Edwards (as Lucio), Roger Watkins (as Gentleman / Elbow / Barnadine), Gary Lucas, Janet Crawford, David Boyce, Andy Readman, Will Tacey, Joanna Foster (as Isabella), Margot Leicester, Denise Wong; dir:David Thacker [8pp, 8.5x11.75; cast list, notes, articles etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

Classic Plays: 1986

1986: THE SEAGULL - Anton Chekhov, translated by Michael Frayn (Palace Theatre, Watford)
Tim Preece, Ingrid Craigie, Antony Brown, Lorcan Cranitch (as Konstantin), Stephen Gray, Irina Brook (as Nina), Jan Carey, Denys Hawthorne, Donald Morley, Prunella Scales (as Arkadina), Paul Shelley (as Trigorin), Emma Bingham, Ian Connaghan, Ewan MacKinnon; dir:Patrick Mason [28pp, 5.8x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, Introduction by Michael Frayn, illustrated programme note, costume designs, 6 rehearsal photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1986: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE - Shakespeare, BAAL - Bertold Brecht, translated by Christopher Logue, and THE PHONEY PHYSICIAN - Moliere, translated by Jacek Laskowski (Almeida)
Leicester Haymarket Studio Company: Buki Armstrong, John Baxter, Michael Bray, Hilary Dawson, David Fielder, Stephen Jameson, Alexandra Mathie; dir: Michael Joyce (Merchant), Nancy Meckler (Baal and Physician) [6pp, 5.5x11.75 triplefold; cast lists, programme notes, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £3

1986 (20 Feb-8 Mch): THE GAME OF LOVE AND CHANCE - Marivaux, translated by John Mitchell (Nuffield Theatre, Southampton)
Stephen Boxer, Lynn Clayton, Leon Tanner, Nicholas Jeune, Peter Kelly, Lesley Chatterley; dir:Robert Cordier [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies, notes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1986 (22 May-7 Jun): GHOSTS - Henrik Ibsen, translated by Arthur Kopit (Nuffield Theatre, Southampton)
Angela Thorne (as Mrs Alving), Douglas Hodge (as Oswald), John Woodvine (as Pastor Manders), Peter Kelly, Karen Drury; dir:Justin Greene [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies, notes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1986: ROMEO AND JULIET, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, ARMS AND THE MAN - George Bernard Shaw (Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park)
Richard Bonneville (as Abram, Lysander, Officer), Karl James, Andrew Collins, Peter Wyatt, Carolyn Backhouse, Ralph Fiennes (as Romeo, Lysander), Robert Merry, Glyn Pritchard, David O'Hara, Peter Whitbread, Philippa Gail, Dilys Hamlett, Sarah Woodward (as Juliet, Catherine Petkoff), John Gay, Paul Raffield, Ben Cole, Nicholas Wolff, Philip Bowen (as Theseus and Oberon, Sergius), Nicholas Hayley, Beverley Hills, Sue Hodge, Donna Wilson, Janine Wood, Philip Bowen, Diane Fletcher (as Hippolyta and Titania), Bernard Bresslaw (as Bottom, Major Petkoff), Brian Deacon (as Bluntschli); dir:Declan Donnellan, David Conville, Emma Freud [36pp, 5.9x8.25; cast lists, credits, programme notes, biographies, historical photos etc.; VG] £4

1986: THE DOUBLE - Fyodor Dostoyevsky, adapted by Jonathan Holloway (Tour)
Red Shift Theatre Company: Kate Paul, Jeremy Rawlinson, Michael Sheldon, Robin Welch (for David Young); dir:Jonathan Holloway [8pp, 5.8x8.25; cast biographies, replacement slip, credits, Touring Schedule etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £1

1986: THE RIVALS - Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Bristol Old Vic)
Graham Crowden (as Sir Anthony Absolute), Martin Clunes (as Captain Absolute), Jonathan Cullen, Sean Murray, Mark Buffery, Paul Rattigan, Gary Yershon, June Barrie (as Mrs Malaprop), Samantha Bond (as Lydia Languish), Linsey Beauchamp, Hilary Trott, Adam Foster, Asher Levin; dir:Anthony Cornish [20pp, 5.8x8.25; cast list, biographies, illustrations, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1986: ALICE IN WONDERLAND - Lewis Carroll, adapted by John Wells (Lyric, Hammersmith)
Lesley Manville, Marilyn Cutts, Richard Pescud, Nuala Willis, Teddy Kempner, Joan Davis, Charles Lewsen, David Oakley, Michael Mears, John Hall, Patrick Clancy, Terence Hillyer, Harold Innocent; dir:Ian Forrest, music:Carl Davis [32pp, 5.75x8.25; cast, credits, illustrated articles, costume designs, biographies with photos etc.; VG] £4

1986: THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM - George Farquhar (Lyric, Hammersmith)
Paul Freeman, David Rintoul, Anna Carteret, Paula Wilcox, Ken Stott, Nicolas Chagrin; dir:Peter James [24pp; biographies, photos of the 1927 Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith production] £3

1986: MEDEA - Euripides, version by Jeremy Brooks (Theatr Clwyd)
Theatr Clwyd production: Anne Dyson, James Hussaney, Stephen Evan, John Evan, Christopher Burgess, Beejaye, Sharon D. Clarke, Claudette Williams, Eileen Atkins (as Medea), Clifton Jones, Leon Herbert (as Jason), Paul Barber, Leo Wringer, Stuart Mannix, Darren Swallow; dir:Toby Robertson [16pp; cast photos and biographies, rehearsal photos etc.; VG] £3

1986: MEDEA - Euripides, version by Jeremy Brooks (Young Vic)
Theatr Clwyd production: Margaret John, Lorraine Gregory, Catherine Thomson, Raphael Monocha, Samantha Toussaint, Christopher Burgess, Beejaye, Sharon D. Clarke, Claudette Williams, Eileen Atkins (as Medea), Clifton Jones, Leon Herbert (as Jason), Mark Heath, Kevin Headley, Paul Sinclair; dir:Toby Robertson [8pp, 8.25x11.75; cast, credits, rehearsal photos, biographies; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1986: MEDEA - Euripides, translated by Philip Vellacott (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)
Lynn Farleigh, Darlene Johnson, Philip Bretherton, Madhur Jaffrey (as Medea), Jerome Willis, Julian Glover (as Jason), John Burgess, Robert Reynolds, Carlos Aragon, Alexander Goodman, Jack McNicholl, Michael Warby, Michelle Arthur, Stephan Faubel, David Harrop; dir:Mary McMurray [24pp, 5.8x8.25; cast list, biographies, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £3

1986: AN ITALIAN STRAW HAT - Eugene Labiche, adapted by Simon Moore (Shaftesbury) Souvenir Brochure
Theatre of Comedy: Tom Conti, Clive Dunn, Stratford Johns, Janine Duvitski, Mark Hadfield, Sheila Keith, Edward Lyon, Deborah Norton, Simon Butteriss, John Dalby, Amanda Royle, Chris Samsworth, Derek Smee, David Warwick, Norman Warwick [24pp, 8.5x11.75; 12+ colour production photos, charming colour illustrations, cast biogs etc.; VG] £4

1986: HAMLET (Tour)
Actors Touring Company: Simon Binns, Clive Kneller, Pippa Sparkes, Irene Macdougall, Paddy Fletcher, Simon Tyrrell; dir:Mark Brickman [6pp, 5.6x12.25 (opens to form 12x16 poster), and 6pp insert (5.5x11.75) w.illustrated articles; cast, biographies etc.; minor marks else VG] £3

1986: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Young Vic)
Clive Arrindell (as Theseus / Oberon), Estelle Kohler (as Hippolyta / Titania), Dominic Letts, David Boyce, Joy Richardson, Richard Garnett, Gerard Logan, Julia Deakin, Reg Stewart (as Bottom), Ray Kingsley, Kevin Huckstep, Howard Crossley, Wensley Pithy; dir: David Thacker and Jeremy Bell [8pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies, theatre information, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1986: JULIUS CAESAR (Young Vic)
Harry Miller, Vincent Ebrahim, Peter Theedom, Reg Stewart, Peter Ellis (as Julius Caesar / Clitus), David Boyce, Helen Blatch, Frank Grimes (as Mark Antony), Andrew Baker, Matthew Marsh (as Cassius), Corin Redgrave (as Marcus Brutus), Mike Shannon, Richard Avery, Stefan Escreet, Andy Readman, Kika Markham (as Portia), David Boyce; dir:David Thacker [8pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies, theatre information, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1986 (15 Dec-4 Jan 1987): THE KING AND THE CORPSE - adapted by Donald Sumpter (Almeida)
Sean Baker, Donald Sumpter, Ruby Head, Caroline Holdaway, Kate Littlewood, Tom Mannion, Tony Rohr, Tony Vogel; dir:Donald Sumpter [4pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £1

1986 (6 Feb-22 Mch): ROMEO AND JULIET (Young Vic)
Edward York, Gary Lucas, Gary Cady, Paul Bradley, Nathaniel Parker (as Tybalt), Mike Shannon, Leslie Southwick, John Hallam, Vincenzo Ricotta (as Romeo), Suzan Sylvester (as Juliet), Sharon Bower, Val McLane (as Nurse), Rob Edwards (as Mercutio), Geoffrey Beevers (as Friar Laurence); dir:David Thacker [8pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, programme note, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £3

Classic Plays: 1987

1987: INFIDELITIES (La Double Inconstance) - Marivaux, translated by William Gaskill (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)
Tom Chadbon, Saskia Reeves, David Rintoul, Eleanor Bron, Moira Brooker, John Lynch; dir:William Gaskill [32pp, 5.8x8.25; cast list, biographies, extensive illustrated articles, 7 rehearsal photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1987: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - Oscar Wilde (Royalty)
Ken Wynne (as Lane), Denis Lawson (as Algernon Moncrieff), Clive Francis (as John Worthing), Wendy Hiller (as Lady Bracknell), Gabrielle Drake (as Gwendolen), Natalie Ogle (as Cecily), Phyllida Law (as Miss Prism), Harold Innocent (as Canon Chasuble), Patrick Ludlow (as Merriman); dir:Donald Sinden [44pp, 6.1x8.5; cast list, biographies, 9 rehearsal photos, company photo, credits etc.; VG] £4

1987: HENRY IV Parts I and II, and HENRY V (Old Vic)
English Shakespeare Company: Patrick O'Connell (as Henry IV), Michael Pennington (as Hal / Henry V), Martin Clunes, John Dougall, Charles Dale, Morris Perry, Michael Cronin, Roger Booth, Gareth Thomas (as Lord Chief Justice / Owen Glendower / Fluellen), Hugh Sullivan, Donald Gee, John Price, Jennie Stoller, Eluned Hawkins, Paul Brennan, Ben Bazell, Andrew Jarvis, Darryl Forbes-Dawson, Clyde Pollitt, John Woodvine (as Falstaff / Chorus), June Watson, Jenny Quayle, Charles Lawson, Colin Farrell, John Tramper; dir:Michael Bogdanov [36pp, 5.3x8.3; cast list, photos, biographies, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1987: THREE SISTERS - Anton Chekhov, translated by Michael Frayn (Greenwich Theatre)
Martyn Stanbridge, Cathryn Harrison, Sara Kestelman, Joanne Whalley, Katharine Schlesinger, David Allister, Ian Ogilvy, Paul Jesson, Ron Cook, Peter Sallis, Trevor Brohier, Bill French, Jeremy Swift, Elizabeth Bradley; dir:Elijah Moshinsky [24pp; Cue Magazine No.115; cast, credits, illustrated article, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1987: AS YOU LIKE IT (Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke)
Horseshoe Theatre Company: Michael Palmer (as Orlando), Paul Mari, Philip Barnes, Frederic Rostand, Trevyn McDowell, Belinda Chapman (as Rosalind), John Ringham, Richard Lumsden, George Waring (as Banished Duke), Ian Mullins, Adrian Hill, John Nettleton (as Jacques), Anna Keeling, Cate Hamer, Bobbie Greig Smith, Michael Cumby, Geoff Rodges, Dominic Leary; dir:Ian Mullins [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast, programme notes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £2

1987: THE HYPOCHONDRIAC - Moliere, translated by Alan Drury (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)
Tom Courtenay, Marilyn Cutts, Kathryn Hunter, Brian Glover, Mary Maddox, Philip Bird, Jonathan Cecil, Jonathan Cullen; dir:Nancy Meckler [32pp; cast, biogs, rehearsal photos, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1987: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - Oscar Wilde (Whitehall)
Dame Hilda Bracket, Doctor Evadne Hinge, Simon Dutton, Robin Kermode, Kate O'Sullivan, Tara Ward, Chubby Oates, Fred Evans; dir:Lou Stein [28pp; cast, biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1987: THREE SISTERS - Anton Chekhov, translated by Michael Frayn (Albery)
Sara Kestelman, Francesca Annis, Ian Ogilvy, Hywel Bennett, Katharine Schlesinger; dir:Elijah Moshinsky [36pp; cast, credits, biographies w.photos, introduction by Michael Frayn, excellent articles and photos etc.] £4

1987: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Sherman Theatre, Cardiff)
Holly Wilson, Richard Heffer, Robert Aldous, Lynn Gardner, Michael Gardiner, Mark Greenstreet, Neil Phelps, Helen Kluger, Howell Evans; dir:Gareth Armstrong [24pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, synopsis, 4 rehearsal photos, biographies (w.photos); slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1987: HAMLET and MISS JULIE (Lyttelton)
Royal Dramatic Theatre Company from Stockholm: Peter Stormare, Borje Ahlstedt, Gunnel Lindblom, Pernilla Ostergren, Marie Goranzon; dir:Ingmar Bergman [30pp; cast, programme notes, photos etc.; VG] £4

1987: TWELFTH NIGHT (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield)
William Hope (as Orsino), James Mansfield, Grant Thatcher, Ian Embleton, Paul Hayward, Janet Dibley (as Viola), Clive Owen, Rosalind Knight, Robert O'Mahoney, Simon Roberts, John Ramm (as Clown), Helen Cooper (as Olivia), David Ross (as Malvolio), Francis Middleditch, Lucien Taylor, Clive Rowe, Damien Hennesy-Smith / Simon Jennings, Andrew Wickes; dir:Steven Pimlott [32pp, 7x9.1; cast list, biographies w.photos, synopsis, programme notes, credits etc; VG] £4

1987: SEVEN AGAINST THEBES - Aeschylus, ECCLESIAZUSAE (A Parliament of Women) - Aristophanes, and OEDIPOUS REX (Oedipus Rex) - Sophocles (Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus) Souvenir Brochure
Greek National Theatre: Kostas Karras (as Eteocles), Iakovos Psarras, Yannis Thomas, Nikos Bousdoukos, Efi Mouriki (as Antigone), Ermioni Ioannidou, Mary Chronopoulou (as Praxagora), Tzesi Papoutsi, Olga Damani, Margarita Anthidou, Yorgos Partsalakis (as Blepyros), Ilias Plakidis, Spyros Konstantopoulos, Dinos Doulgerakis, Thodoros Sarris, Mirka Kalatzopoulou, Dina Konsta, Peni Papoutsi, Perris Michailidis, Aspasia Kralli, Taygeti, Miranda Zafiropoulou, Kostas Ballas, Nikitas Tsakiroglou (as Oedipus), Thodoros Syriotis, Takis Voulalas, Alexis Stavrakis, Antigoni Valakou (as Jocasta), Yorgos Moshidis, Christos Konstantopoulos, Tasos Chalkias, Yorgos Tsitsopoulos, Irini Konidou; dir:Kostas Bakas, Yannis Margaritis, Yorgos Michailidis [72pp, 8.25x10.9; Excellent Souvenir Brochure in Greek and English, with cast lists, cast and production team photos, 25+ excellent rehearsal photos, many costume and set designs, extensive illustrated articles, past performances of these plays (w.11 production photos), list of National Theatre performances at Epidavros 1954-1987, credits etc.; VG] £6

1987: OEDIPUS THE KING and OEDIPUS AT COLONUS - Sophocles, translated by Christopher Stace (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
David Threlfall (as Oedipus), Michael N Harbour (as Creon), Christopher Good (as Tiresias / Polynices), Daniel Lowe, Anna Goodere, Eleanor Bron (as Jocasta / Ismene), Malcolm Rennie (as Messenger / A Stranger), Espen Skjonberg (as Old Shepherd / Theseus), Kimberley Walker, Anna Southward, Rohan McCullough (as Antigone), John Watts (as Chorus Leader), Susanne Forster, Julian Forsyth, Elaine Hallam, Seeta Indrani, Colin Marsh, David J Nicholls, Carol Noakes, Karen Parker, David Straun, Leonard Webster, Susan Cleaver, Stephen Coogan, Miles Harvey, Nick Maynard; dir:Casper Wrede [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast lists, cast biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1987: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Malcolm Rennie (as Antonio), Simon Greenall, Chris Lang, Alan Parnaby, Gerard Logan (as Lorenzo), Michael Crompton, Harriet Walter (as Portia), Dona Croll, Espen Skjonberg (as Shylock), Tony Portacio, Renny Krupinski, Roger Swaine, Joanna Foster, David Becalick; dir:Braham Murray [24pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, cast biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1987: HEAVEN BENT, HELL BOUND - Tirso de Molina, adapted by John Clifford (Tour)
Actors Touring Company: Paddy Fletcher, Clive Kneller, Irene Macdougall, Simon Tyrell, Simon Binns, Kate Ingram; dir:Mark Brickman [6pp, 5.8x12.5 triple-fold; cast, biographies, credits; plus excellent 6-page informative illustrated insert about Tirso de Molina; VG] £4

1987 (15 Oct-14 Nov): A DOLL'S HOUSE - Henrik Ibsen, translated by Michael Meyer (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Royal Exchange Theatre Company: Brenda Blethyn (as Nora Helmer), Tom Higgins, David Horovitch (as Torvald Helmer), Debbie Bowers, Angela Morant, Struan Rodger (as Nils Krogstad), David Allister (as Dr Rank), Anna Welsh, Kristian Bentham, Warren Bentham, Joanne Burgess, Ben Choyce, David Lloyd, Amy Scrzpazak; dir:Gregory Hersov [24pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, cast biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

Classic Plays: 1988

1988 (Oct): THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO - Pierre Beaumarchais, translated by William Gaskill (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield)
Paul Whitworth (as Count Almaviva), Alison Fiske (as The Countess), Jim Findley (as Figaro), Myriam Cyr (as Suzanne), Ian Fitzgibbon, Andrew Wickes, Mary McCusker, Michael O'Connor, Patrick Duggan, Jacqueline de Peza, Patrick Collins, Jonathan Butterell, Rachel Gittins, Karen Toseland, Melvin Whitfield, Peter Bramley, Rob Fotollahy, Dawn Glease, Michelle Symmons, Andy Bell, Marcus Davies, Helen Gascoyne, Margaret Allen; dir:William Gaskill [44pp, 7.9x7.9; cast list, Toast to William Gaskill by Clare Venables, chronology, extensive illustrated articles, biographies w.photos, 11 rehearsal photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1988: A FAMILY AFFAIR - Alexander Ostrovsky, version by Nick Dear (Tour)
Cheek By Jowl: Lesley Sharp, Anne White, Annette Badland, Marcia Warren, Timothy Walker, Tam Dean Burn, Adam Kotz, Paul Stacey; dir:Declan Donnellan [6pp, 16.5x22.5 in original folds; cast list, illustrated articles, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £3

1988: DOCTOR FAUSTUS - Christopher Marlowe, adapted by Ian Granville Bell (Torch Theatre, Milford Haven)
John Harwood (as Doctor Faustus), Malcolm McKee, Percy Copley, Suzanne Debney, Elizabeth Downes, Colin Mayes, Brian Tully; dir:Ian Granville Bell [24pp, 5.8x8.2; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £2

1988: EASTER - August Strindberg, translated by Elizabeth Sprigge (Offstage Downstairs)
Alistair Findlay, Sarah Twist, Gabrielle Hamilton, Adrian Bull, Debra Henri, Irving Lycett; dir:Dee Hart [4pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £1

1988: THE RELAPSE - Sir John Vanbrugh (Mermaid)
British Actors Theatre Company production: Richard Heffer, Sabina Franklyn, Kate O'Mara, John Challis, Roy Marsden, Raymond Mason, Peter Adamson, Lawrence Good, Blair Plant, Michael Thomas, Peter Leeper, Knight Mantell, Robert White, Jane Arden [24pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, 5 rehearsal photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1988: NANA - Emile Zola, adapted by Olwen Wymark (Mermaid)
John Baxter, Christian Burgess, Sheila Burrell, Belinda Davison, Lorna Heilbron, John Joyce, Emma Longfellow, Peter Sproule, Julia St John, Ric Wadsworth; dir:Jane Gibson and Sue Lefton [20pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles; VG] £4

1988: A DOLL'S HOUSE - Henrik Ibsen, translated by Christopher Hampton (Riverside Studios)
Anna Carteret, Eamon Boland, Kate Fahy, David Hargreaves, Bill Wallis, Barbara Keogh, Tamar Thomas, Oliver Burton, Rupert Burton, Miranda Burton, Louise Penfold, Benjamin Brazier, Peter Warren; dir:Jan Sargent [12pp; biographies w.photos; VG] £4

1988: WUTHERING HEIGHTS - Emily Bronte, adapted by Ivan Charles (Salisbury Playhouse)
Juliet Mortimer, Ralph Arliss, Robert Aldous, Mike Shannon, Julian Protheroe, Helen Dorward, Lynn Clayton, James Noble, Mark Straker, Caroline Berry; dir:David Horlock [28pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, illustrated article, biographies (w.photos); slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1988: MARY STUART - Friedrich Schiller, translated by Robert David MacDonald (Greenwich Theatre)
Paola Dionisotti, Fiona Shaw, Simon Roberts, Hugh Ross, Christopher Guinee, Lorcan Cranitch, Darlene Johnson, Michael Mueller; dir:Tim Albery [28pp; Cue Magazine No.123; cast, credits, illustrated articles, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1988: FALSTAFF - Shakespeare, adapted by Richard Williams and Andy Rashleigh (Greenwich Theatre)
Bernard Bresslaw, Carl Proctor, Andy Rashleigh, Conrad Asquith, Liam Halligan, Marcia Warren, Frances Fielding; dir:Richard Williams [24pp; Cue Magazine No.127; cast, credits, notes, illustrations, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1988: THE WOMAN IN WHITE - Wilkie Collins, adapted by Melissa Murray (Greenwich Theatre)
Gerard Logan, Helena Bonham-Carter, Paul McCleary, Jane Gurnett, Barbara Kirby, Alec Linstead, Richard Albrecht, Michael Byrne; dir:Sue Dunderdale [32pp; Cue Magazine No.128; cast, credits, illustrated articles, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £3

1988 (Oct): HEDDA GABLER - Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Trevor Nunn (Hampstead Theatre)
Rhoda Lewis, Margery Withers, Jonathan Coy, Lindsay Duncan, Mari Rowland Hughes, Clive Francis, Dermot Crowley; dir:John Dove [28pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles; VG] £4

1988: UNCLE VANYA - Anton Chekhov, translated by Michael Frayn (Vaudeville)
Benjamin Whitrow, Greta Scacchi, Imelda Staunton, Rachel Kempson, Michael Gambon (as Vanya), Jonathan Pryce (as Astrov), Jonathan Cecil, Elizabeth Bradley, Tom Hardy, Peter Honri; dir:Michael Blakemore [32pp, 6x8.5; cast, credits, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £4

1988: THE SNEEZE - Anton Chekhov, adapted by Michael Frayn (Aldwych)
Rowan Atkinson, Cheryl Campbell, Michael Godley, Timothy West, Anthony Dunston, Olga Lowe, Trisha Morrish, Mark Phillips, Guy Humphries; dir:Ronald Eyre [32pp; cast photos and biogs, 8 production photos, charming illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1988 (10-26 Nov): THE CHERRY ORCHARD - Anton Chekhov, English version by Sir John Gielgud (Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke)
Horseshoe Theatre Company production: John Ringham (as Lopahin), Sue Broomfield, Nicholas Collett, James Cossins (as Firs), Claire Skinner (as Anya), Diana Fairfax (as Madame Ranevsky), Dione Inman (as Varya), George Pensotti, Mollie Savile, George Waring, Neal Foster, Kenneth Price (as Trofimov), Tolga Martin, Dushka (as Dushka); dir:Ian Mullins [24pp, 7.25x9.7; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1988: THE TUTOR - J M R Lenz, adapted by Bertolt Brecht, translated by Pip Broughton (Old Vic)
Kevin McNally (as Lauffer, the tutor), Denys Graham, Frank Thornton (as Privy Councillor Von Berg), John Lynch (as Fritz), Windsor Davies (as Major Vaon Berg), Sheila Reid (as Majorin Von Berg), Niamh Cusack (as Gustchen), Vernon Gudgeon, Patti Holloway, Jonathan Stephens, Vernon Dobtcheff (as Wenzeslaus), Cathryn Bradshaw, Michael Jenn, Ben Daniels (as Bollwerk), Pauline Melville, Esther Freud, Virginia Coppins, Tamsin Olivier, Alex Kingston (as Fraulein Muller), Catherine Cusack (as Fraulein Rabenjung), Louis Haslar, Richard Lawry, Peter Leafe, Richard Ratcliffe; dir:Angelika Hurwicz [28pp, 5.6x11.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, synopsis of scenes, extensive illustrated articles, 9 rehearsal photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1988: TOO CLEVER BY HALF - Alexander Ostrovsky, adapted by Rodney Ackland (Old Vic)
Alex Jennings, Janet Henfrey, Charles Lewsen, John Stratton, Linda Marlowe, Timothy Barlow, Peter Guinness, Rosalind Knight, Julia Bardsley, Aden Gillett, Phelim McDermott, Celia Gore Booth, Katharine Page, Ann Way, Vernon Gudgeon, Patti Holloway, Richard Lawry, Derek Smee, Deborah Vale, Tessa Vale; dir:Richard Jones [28pp, 5.5x11.75; large format; lots of photos, biographies, illustrations, articles - a full programme; VG] £4

1988: BUSSY D'AMBOIS - George Chapman (Old Vic)
David Threlfall, Hugh Ross, John Scarborough, John Franklyn-Robbins, Bruce Purchase, Lorcan Cranitch, Karen Johnson, Sara Kestelman, Simon Cutter, Stephen Caro, Richard Lawry, Derek Smee, Tessa Worsley, John Grillo, Phoebe Burridge, Patti Holloway, Andrew Kitchen, Nelson E Ward, Virginia Coppins, Collin Johnson, Peter Leafe, Ciaran McIntyre; dir:Jonathan Miller [28pp, 5.5x11.75; large format; lots of photos, biographies, illustrations, articles - a full programme; minor marks else VG] £3

1988: ANDROMACHE- Racine, translated by Eric Korn (Old Vic)
Kevin McNally, Ben Onwukwe, Peter Eyre, John Barron, Janet Suzman (as Andromache), Penelope Wilton, Juanita Waterman, Janet Henfrey, Louis Haslar, Richard Lawry; dir:Jonathan Miller [28pp, 5.5x11.75; large format; lots of photos, biographies, illustrations, articles - a full programme] £4

1988: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE - Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Arthur Miller (Young Vic)
Young Vic production: Clive Swift (as Morten Kiil), Richard Graham, Connie Booth (as Katrine Stockmann), David Henry, Tom Mannion (as Hovstad), Tom Wilkinson (as Dr.Tomas Stockmann), Simon Mead, Sunny Hill, Stephen Evans, Roland Walker, Harry Miller, Suzan Sylvester, Richard Butler, Andy Hockley (for Howard Crossley), Richard Albrecht (for Reg Stewart), Pancho Russell, Susan Gott, Michael McElhatton; dir:David Thacker [12pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies, illustrated articles etc.; w.substitution slip; VG] £4

1988: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE - Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Arthur Miller (Playhouse)
Young Vic production: Tom Wilkinson, Margot Leicester, Tom Mannion, Clive Swift; dir:David Thacker [28pp; cast biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £3

1988: TWELFTH NIGHT (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Tim McInnerny, Saskia Reeves (as Viola), Harriet Bagnall, Gary Waldhorn (as Malvolio), Nimmy March, Ian Hastings, Trevor Cooper, Derek Griffiths, John Wagland, Roy Heather, Colin Prockter, Oliver Beamish, Andrew Mackintosh, Michael O'Connor, Akintayo Akinbode, Ian Forgrieve, Ian Morris; dir:Braham Murray [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, cast biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1988: THE HISTORY OF TOM JONES - Henry Fielding, adapted by Andrew Wickes (New Victoria Theatre, North Staffordshire)
Jeremy Clay, Gary Lillburn, Steven Granville, Richard Hague, John Cunningham, Shelly Willetts, Susan Dowdall; dir:Peter Cheeseman [12pp, 8.25x11.75; cast, biographies, company photos, extensive illustrated articles etc.; attractive programme; VG] £4

1988: DOCTOR FAUSTUS - Christopher Marlowe (Young Vic)
Young Vic Company: Nicholas Blane, Claude Close, Sean Cranitch, Peter Guinness (as Doctor Faustus), Leader Hawkins, Stephen Jenn (as Mephostophilis), Peter Macqueen, Virginia Radcliffe, Peter Rumney, Jon Strickland; dir:Anthony Clarke [12pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies, rehearsal photos, illustrated article; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1988: THE THREE MUSKETEERS - Alexandre Dumas, adapted by David Pownall (Theatre Royal, Bristol)
Bristol Old Vic Company: Bill Wallis, Sian Webber, Trevor Cooper, Nigel Cooke, Jason Connery, Seymour Matthews, Malcolm Sinclair, Paul Benzing, Philip Pellew, Chris Humphreys, Lawrence Evans, Caroline Loncq, Emma Hewitt; dir:Paul Unwin [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies (w.photos), extensive illustrated articles, rehearsal photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1988 (Aug): RENAISSANCE SHAKESPEARE AT THE PHOENIX (Phoenix) Souvenir Brochure
Renaissance Theatre Company: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING dir:Judi Dench, AS YOU LIKE IT dir:Geraldine McEwan, HAMLET dir:Derek Jacobi; w.Kenneth Branagh, Samantha Bond, Richard Easton, Edward Jewesbury, David Lloyd Meredith, Dearbhla Molloy, David Parfitt, Shaun Prendergast, Sophie Thompson, Jay Villiers, Jimmy Yuill [16-page Souvenir Brochure, 9.75x11.6, with 12-page 9.2x11.75 insert; company biographies (w.photos), biographies of the three directors (w.photos), 26 excellent production photos, credits etc.; VG] £5

1988: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Royal Exchange Theatre Company: Stuart Richman, Anna Savva, Roy Heather, Caroline Milmoe, Adam Kotz, Robert Clare, Susan Spiegel, David Kiernan, Kenneth Cranham (as Oberon), Fiona Victory (as Titania), Peter Lindford, John Bateman, Gillian Winn, David Allister, Graham Sinclair (as Bottom), David Keys, Phillip Walsh, Stephen Boyes; dir:Gregory Hersov [24pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, cast biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

Classic Plays: 1989

1989 (21 Apr-20 May): THE BOURGEOIS GENTILHOMME - Moliere, translated by John Wood (Orange Tree)
David Timson (as Monsieur Jordain), Auriol Smith, Oona Beeson, Saira Todd, Philippe Giraudeau, Robert Daws, Andrew Branch, Tilly Tremayne; dir:Sam Walters [8pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, biographies, programme notes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £1

1989: THE TRIUMPH OF LOVE - Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux, translated by Nigel Hollidge and Ceri Sherlock (Tour)
Actors Touring Company: Beatrice Comins, Chloe Annett, David Hobbs, Diana Berriman, Stephen Mapes, Neil Salvage, Jonathan Nefydd; dir:Ceri Sherlock [12pp, 7.9x8.25; cast list, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £3

1989 (26 Jul-2 Sep): AS YOU LIKE IT (Rose Theatre, Oxford)
Oxford Stage Company: Simon Kunz, John Kazek (as Orlando), Richard Henry, Stuart Richman, Clive Walton, Brian Stephens, Billy Hartman, Deborah Findlay (as Rosalind), Carla Mendonca, Michael Roberts (as Jaques), Raymond Greenaway, Matilda Ziegler, Saira Todd; dir:John Retallack, composer:Howard Goodall [20pp, 5.5x11.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, 5 rehearsal photos, company group photo, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £3

1989: AS YOU LIKE IT and KING LEAR (The Hawth, Crawley)
Oxford Stage Company: Simon Kunz (as Oliver; Edgar), John Kazek (as Orlando; Edmund), Richard Henry (as Adam, Sir Oliver Martext, Hymen; Oswald, Old Man), Stuart Richman (as Duke Frederick, Duke Senior; Gloucester), Clive Walton (as Le Beau, Amiens, William; Duke of Albany), Brian Stephens (as Charles the Wrestler, Corin; Duke of Burgundy, Herald), Billy Hartman (as Touchstone; Earl of Kent), Deborah Findlay (as Rosalind; Goneril), Carla Mendonca (as Celia; Regan), Michael Roberts (as Jaques; Duke of Cornwall, Doctor), Raymond Greenaway (as Silvius; King of France, Fool), Matilda Ziegler (as Phebe; Cordelia), Saira Todd (as Audrey; Curan), Philip Voss (as King Lear); dir:John Retallack, composer:Howard Goodall [24pp, 5.8x8.25; cast lists, biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £3

1989: PIERS THE PLOWMAN - William Langland, adapted by James Pettifer and Carl Heap (Tour)
The Medieval Players: Paula Bingham, Nicholas Collett, Joanne Howarth, Paul Kirk, Patricia Martinelli, Steven Spiers; dir:Carl Heap [14pp, 5.7x6.7; cast list, synopsis of scenes, charmingly illustrated articles, biographies, credits, etc.; VG] £3

1989: A STUDY IN SCARLET - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Chris Martin (Greenwich Theatre)
Wendy Hewitt, Christopher Fairbank, Richard Syms, Jason Hetherington, Andrew Secombe, David Westhead (as Dr.Watson), Mark Tandy (as Sherlock Holmes), Andrew Hall; dir:Michael Crompton [32pp, 5.75x8.25; Cue Magazine No.?; cast, credits, illustrated articles, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £3

1989: THE CITY WIVES' CONFEDERACY - Sir John Vanbrugh (Greenwich Theatre)
Julia Foster, Peter Aubrey, Mark Williams, Christopher Fulford, Donna Croll, Emma Piper, Susan Kyd, Arkie Whiteley, Philip Lowrie, Bill Stewart; dir:Jonathan Myerson [32pp, 5.75x8.25; Cue Magazine No.?; cast list, illustrated articles, biographies, credits etc.; spine slightly rubbed, else VG] £2

1989: THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL - Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Gate Theatre, Dublin)
Stephen Brennan (as Joseph Surface), Kate Flynn, Mal Whyte, Rachael Dowling, Maureen Potter, Aiden Grennell, Jonathan Sharpe, Bill Golding (as Sir Peter Teazle), Pauline McLynn (as Lady Teazle), Christopher Casson, Alan Barry, Barry Lynch (as Charles Surface), Ronan Smith, Seamus Power, Jim Culleton, Berts Folan, Cliona Maher, George Heslin; dir:Patrick Mason [28pp, 5.9x8.3; cast list, illustrated articles, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1989: ROMEO AND JULIET (Sherman Theatre, Cardiff)
Terry Jackson, Brenda Elder (as Lady Montague / Nurse), Christopher Wild (as Romeo), Julian Gartside, Maxwell Hutcheon, Elizabeth Downes, Janet Steel (as Juliet), Eamonn Collinge, Jeffrey Harmer (as Mercutio), Josh Richards, Laurence Allan, Paul Garnault, Michael Hewson; dir:Mike James [36pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, illustrated articles, biographies w.photos, 6 rehearsal photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1989: AN IDEAL HUSBAND - Oscar Wilde (Westminster Theatre)
Delia Lindsay, Moira Redmond, Jeremy Sinden, David Stoll, Sean Aita, Liz Bagley, Andrew Black, Deborah Blake, Roy Boutcher, Pamela Felix, Rachel Preece, Emma Watson; dir:Patrick Sandford [24pp, 5.8x8.25; biographies w.photos, 4 production photos, Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde - A Chronology, extensive illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1989 (Mch): IVANOV - Anton Chekhov, adapted by Ronald Harwood (Richmond Theatre)
Alan Bates, Peter Sallis, Nicky Henson, Felicity Kendal, Frank Thornton, Sheila Steafel, Robert Gwilym, Philip Franks; dir:Elijah Moshinsky [28pp; cast, credits, biographies w.photos etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1989: MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Arts Theatre, Cambridge)
Young Vic Company: Rob Edwards, Randal Herley, Stephen Jenn, Dominic Letts, Clive Owen, Sarah-Jane Fenton, Catriona Elliott, Jane Maud; dir:David Thacker [28pp; cast, credits, illustrated articles, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £4

1989: TREASURE ISLAND - Robert Louis Stevenson, adapted by Bernard Miles, Peter Coe and Josephine Wilson (Mermaid) Frank Windsor (as Long John Silver), Roy Evans, Martino Lazzeri (as Jim Hawkins), Patrick Duggan, Kevin Stoney, Tim Swinton, Nigel Nobes, George Little, Louis (as Captain Flint); dir:Colin Bennett [24pp, 6x8.25; biographies, photos, crossword, illustrated articles etc.; minor edge damage, else VG] £3

1989 (July): THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Nikolai Gogol, and THREE SISTERS - Anton Chekhov (Old Vic)
Katona Jozsef Theatre, Hungary: Janos Ban, Jozsef Horvath, Peter Blasko, Juli Basti, Laszlo Sinko, Erika Bodnar, Agi Szirtes, Tamas Vegvari; dir:Tamas Ascher (Inspector), Gabor Zsambeki (3 Sisters) [28pp, 5.5x11.75; biographies, production photos, extensive illustrated articles etc.; VG] £5

1989: THE LIAR - Pierre Corneille, translated by Ranjit Bolt (Old Vic)
John Stratton, Daniel Thorndike, Alex Jennings, Simon Dormandy, Jonathan Stephens, Christine Kavanagh, Julie Peasgood, Debra Gillett, Desmond Barrit, Paul Besterman, Christopher Beaumont, Amanda Pointer, Nick Sampson, Derek Smee; dir:Jonathan Miller [32pp, 5.5x11.75; large format; lots of photos, biographies, illustrations, articles - a full programme] £4

1989: A FLEA IN HER EAR - Georges Feydeau, translated by John Mortimer (Old Vic)
Phelim McDermott, Julia Bardsley, Roger Lloyd Pack, David Ross, Rose English, Linda Marlowe, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Walker, Kevin Williams, Angela Clerkin, Matthew Scurfield, Rosalind Knight, Johnny Hutch, Steven Beard, Paul Besterman, Penelope Dimond, Vernon Gudgeon, Suzy King, Brian Lipson, Timothy Page; dir:Richard Jones [32pp, 5.5x11.75; large format; lots of photos, biographies, illustrations, articles - a full programme] £4

1989: KING LEAR (Old Vic)
Eric Porter (as Lear), Jasper Britton, Stephen Caro, David Sumner, David Firth, Ian Hogg, Paul Rogers (as Gloucester), Peter Eyre, Clive Russell, Andrew Kitchen, Bill Snape, Robin Wentworth, John Scarborough, Peter Bayliss, Gemma Jones (as Goneril), Frances de la Tour (as Regan), Kim Thomson, Colin Tarrant, Peter Needham, Michael Cotterill, Terence Dauncey, Robert Neil Kingham, Greg Banks, Annie Tyson, Alison Fielding, James Allen, Conway Burns, Jim Douglas, Craig Duran, Stefan Meigh; dir:Jonathan Miller [32pp, 5.5x11.75; large format; lots of photos, biographies, illustrations, articles - a full programme] £3

1989: AS YOU LIKE IT (Old Vic)
Adam Kotz (as Orlando), Daniel Thorndike, James Fleet, Sean Blowers, Fiona Shaw (as Rosalind), Helen Cooper, David Cardy, Brian Lipson, John McEnery, Simon Harrison, Gary Owston, Ronald Hines, Mark Lewis, Aneirin Huws, Karl Johnson (as Jacques), Sylvester Morand, Simon Roberts, Polly Walker, Sarah Flind, Alan Thompson, Nigel Betts, Samuel Holden/Ben Divers/Adam Osborne, Joseph Holden/Timothy Wright/Barnaby Powell, Rose English, Andrew Lucre, Fiona Lawson; dir:Tim Albery [32pp, 5.5x11.75; large format; lots of photos, biographies, illustrations, articles - a full programme] £4

1989: THE PARASOL - Anton Chekhov, adapted by Frank Dunai from the novel Three Years (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Simon Cadell, Maggie O'Neill, Kevin Moore, Geoffrey Beevers, Kevin Elyot, Jeffrey Robert, Peter Copley, Jill Brassington, David Crellin, Chris Hunter; dir:Tim Luscombe [24pp, 8.25x11.75; cast photos and biogs etc.; VG] £4

1989: A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Charles Dickens, adapted by Ron Pember (Manchester Opera House)
Ted Richards, Peter Honri, Mark Feakins; dir:Ron Pember [16pp; 8.25x11.75; a full Souvenir Programme, with photos, line drawings, interesting articles etc.] £4

1989: MACBETH (New Victoria Theatre, North Staffordshire)
Steven Granville, Dean Beswick/Jonathon Taylor, Jeremy Clay, Frank Moorey (as Macbeth), Ray Burnside, Shelly Willetts (as Lady Macbeth), Jonathan McKenna, David Phelan, Richard Hague, Carol Holt, Adam Jebb/Paul Miller, Ray Burnside, Christopher Holt/David Fisher; dir:Chris Martin [16pp, 8.25x11.75; cast, biographies, 10 rehearsal photos, illustrated articles etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1989: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (Phoenix Theatre) Souvenir Brochure
Peter Hall Company: Dustin Hoffman, Geraldine James, Leigh Lawson, Nathaniel Parker, Richard Garnett, Michael Siberry, Ian Lavender, Francesca Buller, Leon Lissek, Peter Hugo-Daly, John Cater, Abigail McKern, Jeffery Kissoon, Michael Carter; dir:Peter Hall [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast, biographies, illustrated articles, 16 production photos (most in colour) etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

1989: FAUST Parts One and Two - Goethe (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith) Souvenir Brochure
Paul Brightwell, Graham Walters, Robyn Moore, Caroline Bliss, Ingrid Wells, Linda Kerr Scott, Jack Ellis, Peter Lindford (as Mephistopheles), Alyson Spiro (as Gretchen), Simon Callow (as Faust), Toby Davies, Andy Serkis; dir:David Freeman [32pp, 8.25x11.7, w.illustrated articles, 17 excellent rehearsal photos; two 8.25x11.7 cast inserts w.photos and synopses; smart programme; VG] £5

1989: THE WAY OF THE WORLD - William Congreve (Young Vic) Souvenir Brochure
Cambridge Theatre Company: Michael Hadley, Glynn Grain (as Mirabell), Ian Gelder, Kevin Elyot, Peter Gordon, Richard Derrington, Paul Corrigan, Eleanor Summerfield (as Lady Wishfort), Susan Brown (as Millamant), Amanda Boxer, Isabelle Amyes, Jane Galloway, Angela Curran; dir:Bill Pryde [20pp, 8.25x11.7; cast list, biographies, synopsis, 9 small production photos, 13 photographic character portraits, company photo, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £5

1989: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Tour and ADC Theatre, Cambridge)
European Theatre Group of Cambridge University: Jonny Aris, Yasmin Faruqi (as Hippolyta / Titania), Simon Adams (as Theseus / Oberon), Alistair Appleton (as Lysander), James Harding, Paul Hill, Harriet Castor, Lucy Akrill, David Towe, Simon Taylor, Katie Roden, Steve Mangan [AKA Stephen Mangan] (as Starveling / Cobweb), Dominic Rowan (as Bottom); dir:Jake Lushington [2pp, 8.25x11.7 (single sheet); cast list, large company photograph, notes, credits etc.; rumpled] £1

c1989: THE ALCHEMIST - Ben Jonson (ADC Theatre, Cambridge)
European Theatre Group of Cambridge University: William Eaves (as Subtle), Dominic Rowan (as Face), Celia Robinson (as Dol Common), Simon Taylor, Scott Handy (as Drugger), Steve Mangan [AKA Stephen Mangan] (as Sir Epicure Mammon), Dominic Cavendish, Phil Jones, James Ruzika, Ben Miller, Sasha Halls, Rupert Higgins, Rachel Bennette, Stuart Rae, Alistair Appleton, Robert Rice, Nick Chan; dir:Scott Handy [4pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, credits etc.; VG] £2

1989: CORIOLANUS (Young Vic)
Corin Redgrave (as Coriolanus), Simon Green, Terence Bayler, John Franklyn-Robbins, Michael O'Hagan, Peter Sproule, Elliott Bromley, Harvey Redgrave, Colin McFarlane (as Tullus Aufidius), Richard Albrecht, Harry Miller, Doyle Richmond, Andrew Secombe, Rachel Kempson (as Volumnia), Geraldine Griffiths, Alphonsia Emmanuel, Anita Cahill, Davina McGee, Gary Moynihan, Jess Walters; dir:Jane Howell [12pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, programme note, credits etc.; date inside (5/5/89), else VG] £4


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