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PLAYS AND PLAYERS Magazines: 1960s


P&P/Jan 1960: cover-Evelyn Laye in THE AMOROUS PRAWN; Best Plays and Players of 1959, article on Falstaff; Scenes from TREASURE ISLAND (Bernard Miles), THE WORLD OF SUZIE WONG (Gary Raymond, Tsai Chin), ROSMERSHOLM (Eric Porter, Peggy Ashcroft), THE AMOROUS PRAWN (Evelyn Laye, Derek Nimmo), KOOKABURRA (Julia Shelley), AND SUDDENLY IT'S SPRING (Margaret Lockwood), RICHARD II/Old Vic (John Justin, George Baker, Robert Harris, Maggie Smith - review and 7 photos) etc.; text of THE RING OF TRUTH part 1 by Wynyard Browne [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Feb 1960: cover-Margaret Leighton in THE WRONG SIDE OF THE PARK [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Mch 1960: cover-Barbara Jefford as SAINT JOAN [36pp, 8.5x11; VG] £4

P&P/Apr 1960: cover-Molly Picon, Chin Yu and Robert Morley in A MAJORITY OF ONE; Scenes from HENRY V/Mermaid (William Peacock, Gary Watson, David Dodimead, Harry Gwyn-Davies, Aubrey Woods, Suzanne Fuller - 4 photos and review), CHANGE FOR THE ANGEL/Arts (Melvyn Hayes, Jacqueline Forster - photo and review), GO BACK FOR MURDER/Duchess (Ann Firbank, Mark Eden, Robert Urquhart, Peter Hutton, Lisa Daniely, Nigel Green, Margot Boyd, Laurence Hardy, Anthony Marlowe - 4 photos), WATCH IT, SAILOR!/Aldwych (Kathleen Harrison, Cyril Smith, Esma Cannon, Fraser Kerr, Wanda Ventham, Josephine Massey, Ian Curry - 4 photos and review), THE DUMB WAITER/Royal Court (George Tovey, Nicholas Selby - photo and review), A MAJORITY OF ONE/Phoenix (Molly Picon, Mavis Villiers, Robert Morley, Judy Yeap, Arnold Lee, Chin Yu, Joyce Wong Chong, Eve Short, Edward de Souza, Irene Hamilton - 8 photos and review); Articles on Frank Loesser (, Playwright And Actor by Luigi Pirandello (, Saul Colin on CHERI, Oxford Triumphs by Peter Roberts (story of Frank Hauser and the Oxford Playhouse, w.2 photos), Two Moscow Successes by Konstantin Rudnitsky (SWORD OF DAMOCLES and IRKUTSK STORY) (w.3 photos); Photos of Gladys Cooper and Ian Hunter in LOOK ON TEMPESTS/Comedy, Andrew Cruickshank, Peter Carlisle, Henry McCarthy in INHERIT THE WIND/St.Martin's, Annette Crosbie and Lloyd Reckord in A TASTE OF HONEY/Bristol, Paul Rogers and a very young Barbara Windsor; reviews etc. etc.; text of Act Two of ONE WAY PENDULUM by N F Simpson (w.3 photos) [36pp, 8.5x11; light vertical bends, else VG] 3 GBP

P&P/May 1960: cover-Eric Porter & Denholm Elliott in TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA; 'O'Casey, Ireland's Exiled Genius', the new Cheltenham Everyman Theatre, 'Doctor Chekhov'; Scenes from LOOK ON TEMPESTS (Gladys Cooper, Vanessa Redgrave, Brewster Mason), THE GAZEBO (Moira Lister, Ian Carmichael), FOLLOW THAT GIRL (Susan Hampshire, Peter Gilmore, Patricia Routledge), INHERIT THE WIND (Andrew Cruickshank, Henry McCarthy, Daniel Moynihan), FLOWER DRUM SONG (Yau Shan Tung, Kevin Scott) etc.; text of ROOTS part 1 by Arnold Wesker [36pp, 8.5x11; VG] £4

P&P/Aug 1960: cover-Alfred Lunt & Lynn Fontanne in THE VISIT; article on The Lunts, Fun at the Edinburgh Festival, Festival Drama at York, Oberammergau 1960; Scenes from TWELFTH NIGHT/Stratford (Dorothy Tutin, Eric Porter, Ian Richardson, Max Adrian), CANDIDA (Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray), THE LIFE OF GALILEO (Bernard Miles), EVERY MAN IN HIS HUMOUR/Stratford East (Victor Spinetti, Bob Grant), A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS (Paul Scofield, Leo McKern, Richard Leech) etc.; text of LOOK ON TEMPESTS part 2 by Joan Henry [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Sep 1960: cover-Peggy Ashcroft & Peter O'Toole in THE TAMING OF THE SHREW; Old Vic 1960-61 Season, article on Peter Potter; Scenes from Gala Night of 100 Stars/London Palladium (Flora Robson, Margaret Leighton, Jessie Matthews, Frankie Howerd, Sybil Thorndike, Paul Scofield, Joyce Grenfell, Michael and Vanessa Redgrave, Robert Morley, Peggy Mount), TAMING OF THE SHREW (Peter O'Toole, Peggy Ashcroft), MISS JULIE (Diane Cilento), THE VISIT (Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontanne), OLIVER! (Ron Moody, Georgia Brown, Danny Sewell, Keith Hamshere) etc.; text of CHICKEN SOUP WITH BARLEY part 1 by Arnold Wesker [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Oct 1960: cover-John Gielgud in THE LAST JOKE; Articles on Paul Rubens, The Pembroke Theatre in the Round; Scenes from TROILUS AND CRESSIDA (Dorothy Tutin, Denholm Elliott, Eric Porter, Max Adrian, Patrick Allen, Dinsdale Landen), WAITING IN THE WINGS (Sybil Thorndike, Marie Lohr, Graham Payn), THE TIGER AND THE HORSE (Michael Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave), AMERICAN DOUBLE BILL (Kenneth Haigh, Peter Sallis), SPARRERS CAN'T SING (Brian Murphy, Roy Kinnear), THE SEAGULL/Old Vic (Judith Anderson, Tony Britton, Tom Courtenay, Ann Bell) etc.; text of CHICKEN SOUP WITH BARLEY part 2 by Arnold Wesker [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

P&P/Dec 1960: cover-Wendy Hiller & Diana Wynyard in TOYS IN THE ATTIC; Shakespeare Memorial Theatre at the Aldwych, Early Actors on Film; Scenes from PLATONOV (Rex Harrison, Ronald Barker, Rachel Roberts), TOYS IN THE ATTIC (Diana Wynyard, Wendy Hiller, Coral Browne), LOOK HOMEWARD, ANGEL (Andrew Cruickshank, Mary Ellis), MR.BURKE M P (Ron Pember, Peter Clegg), ROMEO AND JULIET/Old Vic (Judi Dench, John Stride, Peggy Mount), MARY STUART/Old Vic (Gwen Watford, Valerie Taylor) etc.; text of I'M TALKING ABOUT JERUSALEM part 2 by Arnold Wesker [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4


P&P/Jan 1961: cover-Peggy Ashcroft & Eric Porter in THE DUCHESS OF MALFI; Best Plays and Players of 1960, article on Stage Lighting, article on John Mortimer, Hutchinson Scott (designer), Actors 1960; Scenes from PROGRESS TO THE PARK (Billie Whitelaw, Tom Bell), THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD (Donal Donnelly, Siobhan McKenna), SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER/Old Vic (Judi Dench, Peggy Mount, Tommy Steele) etc.; text of THE WRONG SIDE OF THE PARK part 1 by John Mortimer [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Feb 1961: cover-Leslie Caron in ONDINE; George Devine, Donald McWhinnie on THE DUCHESS OF MALFI; Scenes from A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM/Old Vic (Judi Dench, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Douglas Campbell, Gwen Watford), THE LION IN LOVE (Patricia Burke), TWELFTH NIGHT/Aldwych (Dorothy Tutin, Eric Porter), CHIN-CHIN (Anthony Quayle, Celia Johnson), Christmas Shows in London (Juliet Mills, John Slater), THE DUCHESS OF MALFI/Aldwych (Peggy Ashcroft, Eric Porter, Derek Godfrey, Max Adrian, Patrick Wymark) etc.; text of THE WRONG SIDE OF THE PARK part 2 by John Mortimer [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Mch 1961: cover-Emlyn Williams in THREE; article on Ibsen, article on Marvin Kane, Old Vic's Tour to Moscow, Stratford's 1961 Season; Scenes from THREE (Emlyn Williams, Wendy Craig), FAIRY TALES OF NEW YORK (Barry Foster, Susan Hampshire), CRIME ON GOAT ISLAND (Ellen Pollock, David Ritch), ONDINE/Aldwych (Leslie Caron, Richard Johnson, Ian Holm, Derek Godfrey, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Eric Porter) etc. text of BILLY LIAR part 1 by Keith Waterhouse & Willis Hall [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Apr 1961: cover-John Stride & Robert Harris in HENRY IV PT.I; Tony Richardson on THE CHANGELING, Sean Kenny on Stage Design; Scenes from KING KONG (Nathan Mdedle), STOP IT WHOEVER YOU ARE (Wilfred Brambell, Rosamund Greenwood, Arthur Lowe), THE CHANGELING/Royal Court (Mary Ure, Robert Shaw, Jeremy Brett, Zoe Caldwell), THE CONNECTION (Warren Finnerty), THE DEVILS/Aldwych (Dorothy Tutin, Richard Johnson, Ian Holm, Max Adrian, Derek Godfrey); text of BILLY LIAR part 2 by Keith Waterhouse & Willis Hall [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Jun 1961: cover-Geraldine McEwan & Ian Bannen in HAMLET; article on Sartre's ALTONA, Shakespeare on disc, Italian Theatre Today, Manchester's Library Theatre; Scenes from ON THE BRIGHTER SIDE (Stanley Baxter, Ronnie Barker, Betty Marsden), BELLE (George Benson, Rose Hill), ALTONA (Nigel Stock, Diane Cilento, Claire Bloom, Kenneth Haigh), TWELFTH NIGHT/Old Vic (Barbara Jefford, Alec McCowen), THE TENTH MAN (David Kossoff), HAMLET/Stratford (Ian Bannen, Peter McEnery), MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING/Stratford (Christopher Plummer, Geraldine McEwan) etc.; text of A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS part 2 by Robert Bolt [40pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

P&P/Oct 1961: cover-Paul Daneman as DR.FAUSTUS; article on Christopher Marlowe, Disley Jones' designs for BONNE SOUPE, article on Stage Musicals, Edinburgh Festival Drama; Scenes from ONE FOR THE POT (Brian Rix, Terry Scott), 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE (John Woodvine), GUILTY PARTY (Donald Sinden), ROMEO AND JULIET/Stratford (Dorothy Tutin, Edith Evans, Brian Murray, Max Adrian) etc.; text of SERJEANT MUSGRAVE'S DANCE part 2 by John Arden [40pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Nov 1961: cover-Vanessa Redgrave & Derek Godfrey in THE TAMING OF THE SHREW; The Dublin Theatre Festival, Minos Volanakis on THE ORESTEIA; Scenes from OTHELLO/Stratford (John Gielgud), THE TAMING OF THE SHREW/Stratford (Vanessa Redgrave, Derek Godfrey), THE AFFAIR (John Clements, Alan Dobie), DR.FAUSTUS/Old Vic (Paul Daneman), KING JOHN/Old Vic (Maurice Denham, Rosalind Atkinson) etc.; text of AUGUST FOR THE PEOPLE Act I by Nigel Dennis [40pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Dec 1961: cover-Perlita Neilson and Roger Livesey in HEARTBREAK HOUSE; Interview with Edward Albee, Sean Kenny article, Ballet and Opera for Christmas; Scenes from THE ORESTEIA/Old Vic (Ronald Lewis), HEARTBREAK HOUSE (Roger Livesey, Judy Campbell), DO RE MI! (Max Bygraves), OTHELLO/Stratford (John Gielgud, Ian Bannen, Dorothy Tutin, Peggy Ashcroft) etc.; text of AUGUST FOR THE PEOPLE Act II by Nigel Dennis [40pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4


P&P/Jan 1962: cover-Peggy Ashcroft in THE CHERRY ORCHARD; Tony Richardson, Charles Marowitz article, Theatre '61 by Caryl Brahms and Peter Roberts, G&S Ancient and Modern, Reviews; Scenes from THE CHERRY ORCHARD/RSC (Peggy Ashcroft, John Gielgud, Judi Dench, Dorothy Tutin), Old Vic Australia Tour (Vivien Leigh), MOURNING BECOMES ELEKTRA/Old Vic (Barbara Jefford, Sonia Dresdel, Stephen Moore), THE KEEP/Royal Court (Jessie Evans, Glyn Owen, Mervyn Johns), THE RIVALS/Pembroke (Fenella Fielding, Sylvia Sims); text of THE KITCHEN Part I ( by Arnold Wesker; regional round up etc. etc. [40pp, 8.5x11; minor rust marks to centre pages, else VG] £4

P&P/Feb 1962: cover-Rita Tushingham and Corin Redgrave in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM; Scenes from THE CHERRY ORCHARD/RSC at The Aldwych (Patsy Byrne, Patrick Wymark, David Buck, Peggy Ashcroft, John Gielgud, Patience Collier, Dorothy Tutin, Judi Dench - 5 photos and review), THE FIRE RAISERS/Royal Court (Alfred Marks, Norman Henry, Ann Beach, Colin Blakely, James Booth, Doris Hare - 4 photos and review), CRITIC'S CHOICE/Vaudeville (Ian Carmichael, Lindsay Scott-Patton, Muriel Pavlow, Terence Bayler, Una Venning, Anne Berry - 4 photos), MACBETH/Old Vic (Emrys James, William McAllister, Dona Martyn, Rosemarie Dunham, Sylvia Coleridge, Maxine Audley, Maurice Denham, Michael Turner, Robert Eddison, David Bird, Jean Robinson, Jonathan Collins - 7 photos and review); Articles: Who's Not in WHO'S WHO and Why; Tony Richardson on his production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM/Royal Court (w.2 costume designs by Jocelyn Herbert); Michael Annals on designing MACBETH/Old Vic and DR FAUSTUS/Old Vic (w.4 costume designs); India Oh, India: Herbert Marshall on directing Shakespeare in Bombay (w.2 photos); A Feast of Opera Ballet and Drama (w.2 photos); Christmas Shows (w.5 photos); New York Report ( of Paul Scofield in A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS); Reviews: CRY FOR LOVE/Pembroke Theatre, Croydon, AS YOU LIKE IT/RSC at The Aldwych, RUDDIGORE/D'Oyly Carte, THE GONDOLIERS/D'Oyly Carte (, 4 TO THE BAR/Arts Theatre, WOULD ANYONE WHO SAW THE ACCIDENT/Theatre Royal, Stratford; Photos of COX AND BOX/Royal Court (Colin Blakely, Doris Hare, James Booth), H M S PINAFORE/Her Majesty's (Harry Mossfield, Eric House), THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE/Her Majesty's (Eric House, Harry Mossfield), THE MIKADO/D'Oyly Carte (John Reed), IOLANTHE/D'Oyly Carte, H M S PINAFORE/D'Oyly Carte (John Reed), ALDWYCH LADIES/RSC at The Aldwych (Peter Hall, Peggy Ashcroft, Judi Dench, Leslie Caron, Dorothy Tutin, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Vanessa Redgrave, Patience Collier), SATIRE IN GREEK STREET/The Establishment (John Bird, Jeremy Geidt, John Fortune), National Student Drama Festival (, THE AFFAIR/Liverpool (Deborah Stanford, John Flint), PINOCCHIO/Manchester (Kenneth Farrington, Nicholas Clarke, Jennie Goossens); Personality of the Month: Tyrone Guthrie (photo and brief article); Portraits of Anna Massey, Esmond Knight, Jennifer Daniel; text of THE KITCHEN Part II (w.5 photos) by Arnold Wesker, Regional Reports etc. etc. [40pp, 8.5x11; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Mch 1962: cover-Andrew Downie and Marion Studholme in H.M.S.PINAFORE; Scenes from H.M.S. PINAFORE/Her Majesty's (Harry Mossfield, Irene Byatt - 2 photos and review), AS YOU LIKE IT/RSC at the Aldwych (Vanessa Redgrave, Rosalind Knight, Patrick Wymark, Max Adrian, Ian Bannen, Paul Hardwick, David Buck - 3 photos), THE KNACKER'S YARD/Arts (Maxwell Shaw, Marjie Lawrence - and review), CRY FOR LOVE/Croydon Pembroke (Julia Lockwood, Michael Williams -, THE RAKE'S PROGRESS/Sadler's Wells ( and review), THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE/Her Majesty's (Andrew Downie, Marion Studholme, Irene Byatt, Eric House - 4 photos), IOLANTHE/Sadler's Wells (Eric Shilling, Denis Dowling, Stanley Bevan, Elizabeth Harwood, Julian Moyle, Leon Greene, Heather Begg - 4 photos and review); Feature on Ann Jellicoe (; Articles on Richard in Rehearsal (Colin George on his forthcoming production of RICHARD III/Old Vic, w.2 photos), How Does It Sound? by Peter Roberts (developments in the theatre's Sound Department,, Festival Choice (w.7 photos), and Repertory Director-1: Stephen Joseph on his Theatre in the Round at Newcastle-under-Lyme (w.2 photos); Photos of Marie Bell and Pierre Vaneck in LES VIOLONS, PARFOIS ..., and L'ANNONCE FAITE A MARIE/Festival of French Theatre, Catherine Lacey and Ellen Terry in CAPTAIN BRASSBOUND'S CONVERSION, Hugh Hastings, David Hughes and Pete Murray rehearse SCAPA, Charles Boyer, Agnes Moorhead and Sir Cedric Hardwicke in DON JUAN IN HELL, David Knight, Jill Bennett and Constance Cummings in HUIS CLOS/Oxford, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW/Nottingham Playhouse, ALTONA/Glasgow Citizens', and Brendan Behan; reviews etc. etc.; text of Act One of THE KEEP by Gwyn Thomas (w.4 photos) [40pp, 8.5x11; cover slightly grubby, else VG] £4

P&P/Apr 1962: cover-Eileen Atkins and Paul Daneman in RICHARD III [44pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/May 1962: cover-Trevor Howard in TWO STARS FOR COMFORT [40pp, 8.5x11; VG] £4

P&P/Jun 1962: cover-Hugh Futcher in CHIPS WITH EVERYTHING [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £4

P&P/Jul 1962: cover-BLITZ! [56pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Aug 1962: cover-SHAKESPEARE AT STRATFORD-UPON-AVON; Scenes from MACBETH/Stratford (Eric Porter, Peter Jeffrey, Tom Fleming, Irene Worth - w.5 photos and review), PLAYING WITH FIRE and THE COLLECTION/RSC at the Aldwych (Kenneth Haig, Sheila Allen, Barbara Murray, Michael Hordern, John Ronane - 6 photos and review), SAIL AWAY/Savoy (Elaine Stritch, Dorothy Reynolds, Sheila Forbes, Mavis Villiers, Edith Day, Sydney Arnold, John Hewer, David Holliday - 5 photos and review), JUDITH/Her Majesty's (Sean Connery, Ruth Meyers, Richard Dean, Barry Foster, Vivien Merchant - 4 photos and review), THE TEMPEST/Old Vic (Alastair Sim, Eileen Atkins, Graham Bell, Kerry Gardner, George Selway - 4 photos and review), WAR AND PEACE/Phoenix (Paul Eddington, John Franklyn Robbins, Derek Smith, Elisabeth Shepherd - 3 photos and review), AFORE NIGHT COME/RSC at the Arts (photo and review), JUNGLE OF THE CITIES/Theatre Royal, Stratford (Ingrid Hafner, Roy Godfrey - photo and review), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM/Regent's Park (Heather Casen, Bernard Lloyd - photo and review), ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM, THE DIARY OF A SCOUNDREL and R.U.R./Margate (Zoe Randall, Patrick Crean, Tony Beckley, Michael Warrchus - 3 photos and reviews); Articles on The Shakespeare Gravy Train by Mark Taylor (w.14 photos), Who Wrote Shakespeare? by Peter Roberts (w.4 illustrations), and Touch and Go by Gerald Frow (the opening of the Theatre Royal, Margate, w.2 photos); Feature on Sean O'Casey (; Book Reviews: William A Armstrong on The Golden Labyrinth (by C Wilson Knight,, and Charles Marowitz on The Theatre Of The Absurd (by Martin Esslin) and Anger And After (by John Russell Taylor); Record Reviews; portrait of Donald Wolfit; auditorium plan of Wyndham's Theatre; reviews etc. etc.; full text of PERIOD OF ADJUSTMENT by Tennessee Williams (4 photos) [68pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Sep 1962: cover-Laurence Olivier, Rosemary Harris, Athene Seyler and Joan Plowright at CHICHESTER; Scenes from THE CHANCES/Chichester (John Neville, Keith Michell, Rosemary Harris, Peter Woodthorpe, Joan Plowright, Athene Seyler - 6 photos), THE BROKEN HEART/Chichester (Laurence Olivier, Joan Greenwood, Keith Michell, John Neville, Rosemary Harris - 6 photos), UNCLE VANYA/Chichester (Laurence Olivier, Michael Redgrave, Joan Greenwood, Fay Compton, Andre Morrell, Sybil Thorndike - 6 photos), THE BLOOD OF THE BAMBURGS and UNDER PLAIN COVER/Royal Court (John Meillon, Graham Crowden, Anton Rodgers, Vivian Pickles, Ann Beach, Glyn Owen - 6 photos), CYMBELINE/RSC (Eric Porter, Patrick Allen, Vanessa Redgrave, Tom Fleming - 6 photos), WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN/RSC (Geoffrey Chater, Jeanne Hepple - photo), further reviews; full-page portrait of Vivian Pickles and John Meillon in THE BLOOD OF THE BAMBURGS; feature ( on Michael Elliot; feature ( on the new theatre at Chichester; four articles about Censorship (9 photos); article on the 1962 Spoleto Festival; Reports from New York, Paris; complete text of THE GINGER MAN by J.P.Donleavy (Richard Harris, Wendy Craig, Ronald Fraser - 3 photos) [68pp, 8.5x11; VG] £6

P&P/Oct 1962: cover-Lotte Lenya in BRECHT ON BRECHT [68pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Nov 1962: cover-Richard Negri's Troll Designs for PEER GYNT [76pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Dec 1962: cover-THE MERCHANT OF VENICE/Old Vic [80pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5


P&P/Jan 1963: cover-Laurence Olivier in SEMI-DETACHED [72pp, 8.5x11; VG] £4

P&P/Feb 1963: cover-STANISLAVSKY [68pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Mch 1963: cover-Cyril Cusack and Alan Webb in THE PHYSICISTS [68pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/May 1963: cover-Tommy Steele in KIPPS [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Jun 1963: cover-Lee Montague and Dilys Hamlett in MEASURE FOR MEASURE [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Jul 1963: cover-John Clements in THE MASTERS [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Aug 1963: cover-Joan Plowright in SAINT JOAN [52pp, 8.5x11; spine slightly rubbed, minor edge damage, else VG] £3

P&P/Sep 1963: cover-Peggy Ashcroft and Michael Craig in THE WARS OF THE ROSES/RSC [52pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Oct 1963: cover-Janet Suzman and Ian Holm in RICHARD III [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Nov 1963: cover-Alec Guinness in EXIT THE KING; Scenes from EXIT THE KING/Royal Court (Alec Guinness, Eileen Atkins, Graham Crowden - 3 photos, THE LOVER and THE DWARFS/Arts Theatre (Vivien Merchant, John Hurt, Philip Bond, Scott Forbes - 4 photos, MAN AND BOY/Queen's Theatre (Charles Boyer, Geoffrey Keen, Barry Justice, Jane Downs - 4 photos, POWER OF PERSUASION/Garrick (John Mills, Anthony Quayle, Joyce Redman - 4 photos; Actor Anonymous - the changing faces of Alec Guinness (w.8 photos), Grand National Night - opening of the National Theatre (w.4 designs), John Gielgud - Directing the Classics, What Children Want - Caryl Jenner on Childrens' Theatre at the Arts, Probe on Liverpool - the growth of drama in Liverpool, How to be an impresario by Peter Daubeny, Edinburgh 1963 - the first three weeks (w.6 photos); photos of Joan Miller and Andrew Cruickshank in A TOUCH OF THE POET, Fred Clark and Joan Bennett in NEVER TOO LATE, and Frankie Howerd in A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM etc. [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5


P&P/Jan 1964: cover-Edith Evans, Michael Bryant and Kenneth Williams in GENTLE JACK; Scenes from THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE/Drury Lane (Bob Monkhouse, Sonny Farrar, Denis Quilley, Edward Atienza, Maggie Fitzgibbon, Ronnie Corbett, Paula Hendrix, Lynn Kennington - 6 photos and review), OUT OF THE CROCODILE/Phoenix (Celia Johnson, Kenneth More, Katherine Barker, Cyril Raymond, Amanda Reiss - 4 photos and review), POOR BITOS/New Arts (Donald Pleasence, Ronald Lewis, Caroline Blakiston, Martin Jarvis, Suzanne Neve, Patrick O'Connell - 6 photos and review), GENTLE JACK/Queen's (Sian Phillips, Michael Bryant, Kenneth Williams, Edith Evans, William Dexter - 5 photos and review); Articles: Cold Comfort from Iceland by Disley Jones (2 photos), Theatre On Record (w.11 photos). and Not Written To Rules (Patrick Dromgoole on COCKADE at the New Arts); Interview with William Gaskill (on his forthcoming production of THE RECRUITING OFFICER/NT - 4 illustrations); Features on Peter Ustinov ( and Donald Wolfit (w.5 photos); Photo of Donald Wolfit in JOHN GABRIEL BORKMAN; Book Reviews, including A L Rowse's William Shakespeare: A Biography by W A Armstrong; reviews etc. etc.; text of JOHN THOMAS and SPARE by Charles Wood [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Mch 1964: cover-Joan Plowright in HOBSON'S CHOICE/NT [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Apr 1964: cover-WORLD THEATRE SEASON 1964 [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Jun 1964: cover-Hugh Griffith, Eric Porter and Ian Holm in HENRY IV/Stratford; text of Act I of THE FORMATION DANCERS by Frank Marcus etc. [44pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Jul 1964: cover-Michael Redgrave and Maggie Smith in THE MASTER BUILDER; Scenes from THE RIGHT HONOURABLE GENTLEMAN/Her Majesty's (Coral Brown, Anna Massey - photo and review), I LOVE YOU MRS PATTERSON/St Martin's (Wendy Craig, Jeremy Bulloch - photo and review), THE POLISH CONTEMPORARY THEATRE/Aldwych (Tadeusz Fijewski, Tadeusz Lomnicki - photo and review), JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK and THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS/Aldwych (Aideen O'Kelly, Kathleen Barrington, Eric Gorman, Philip O'Flynn, Pat Layde, Vincent Dowling, Geoffrey Golden - 3 photos and reviews), THE TRIGON/New Arts (Prunella Scales, Keith Baxter - photo and review), THE TYPISTS and THE TIGER/Globe (Anne Jackson, Eli Wallach - photo and review), WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?/Piccadilly (Constance Cummings, Ray McAnally - photo and review), ENTERTAINING MR SLOANE/New Arts (Dudley Sutton - photo and review), SHE LOVES ME/Lyric (Rita Moreno, Anne Rogers - photo and review), THE BIRDS/World Theatre Season at the Aldwych (photo and review), THE CLAIMANT/Comedy (Eric Portman, Dorothy Bromiley - photo and review); Articles on Dwarfed by Shakespeare? by J L Styan (productions of THE DUTCH COURTESAN by William Gaskill, THE MAID'S TRAGEDY by Bernard Miles, SIR THOMAS MORE by Frank Dunlop, and THE SHOEMAKER'S HOLIDAY by David William - 10 photos), and Boom or Slump? The Provinces' Two Faces by Judith Rosenfield and D K Cameron (reports from Belfast and Edinburgh - 2 photos); Features on Bertold Brecht ( and Wendy Craig (; reviews, letters etc. etc.; text of Acts II and III of THE FORMATION DANCERS by Frank Marcus [44pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Aug 1964: cover-Colin Blakely and Robert Stephens in THE ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN; Scenes from THE MASTER BUILDER/NT at the Old Vic (w.Maggie Smith, Jeanne Hepple, Michael Redgrave, Celia Johnson, Max Adrian - 4 photos and review), THE BIRTHDAY PARTY/RSC at The Aldwych (w.Patrick Magee, Bryan Pringle, Doris Hare, Brewster Mason, Janet Suzman - 4 photos and review), HENRY V/RSC at Stratford (Eric Porter, Ian Holm, Katherine Barker, Patience Collier, Peter Geddis, Paul Hardwick - 4 photos and review), ST JOAN OF THE STOCKYARDS/Queens (Lionel Stander, Michael Medwin, Siobhan McKenna, Mark Dignam - 3 photos and review), The Moscow Art Theatre/Aldwych (Anna Kolomitzeva, A K Tarasova, Angela Stepanova, Leonid Gubanov, Lev Zolotokhin, Yevgeniya Khanayeva - 4 photos and reviews); Reviews of AFORE NIGHT COME/Aldwych, THE FOOT ON THE STAIR/New Arts, THE GOLDEN RIVET/Phoenix, HENRY V/Regent's Park, THE MAID'S TRAGEDY/Mermaid, THE MAN ON THE STAIRS/New Lyric Hammersmith, PAST IMPERFECT/St Martins, A THOUSAND CLOWNS/Comedy; Feature on John Whiting (; Photo of Beatrice Lillie; Interview with Joe Orton (by Simon Trussler;; Articles: What has happened to the new dramatists? by John Russell Taylor, Boom or Slump? (reports on theatre in Manchester and Nottingham); Casts and credits of First Nights reviewed this month; Reports from New York, Paris (w.small photo of Jean Deschamp, Elvire Popesco and Jeanne Fusier in LA VOYANTE); Letters; Text of Act I of ENTERTAINING MR SLOANE (w.3 photos) [40pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Sep 1964: cover-The Living Theatre Company in THE BRIG [40pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Oct 1964: cover-Glenda Jackson and Patrick Magee in THE PERSECUTION AND ASSASSINATION OF MARAT.../RSC [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Nov 1964: cover-Rachel Roberts in MAGGIE MAY, Nicol Williamson in INADMISSABLE EVIDENCE, and Elspeth Gray, John Barron and John Chapman in DIPLOMATIC BAGGAGE [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Dec 1964: cover-Derek Jacobi and Maggie Smith in HAY FEVER/NT [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £4


P&P/Feb 1965: cover-Kenneth More and Millicent Martin in OUR MAN CRICHTON; Scenes from THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR/RSC at Aldwych (Clive Swift, Ian Richardson, Doris Hare, Patsy Byrne, Brenda Bruce - 3 photos, OUR MAN CRICHTON (Kenneth More, George Benson, Millicent Martin - 3 photos; reviews and photos of of CHAGANOG (Patsy Rowlands, George Ogilvie), BUSYBODY (Irene Handl), MAXIBULES (Max Adrian, Tim Preece, Sian Phillips), SON OF OBLOMOV (Spike Milligan, Peter Eyre, Bill Owen), LADY AUDLEY'S SECRET (Laurence Keane, Matyelok Gibbs, Geoffrey Atkinson, Ursula Jones); articles on Arthur Miller (, The 1964 Critics' Awards (, Who'd be an Actress in 1965? (inteviews with Sheila Allen, Lynn Redgrave, Cheryl Kennedy, Susannah York, Glenda Jackson, and Jennifer Hilary - 6 photos), Plays in Prison by Gordon Bowker (w.illustrations by Ralph Steadman); photo of Jack MacGowran in WAITING FOR GODOT/Royal Court; full-page photo of Colin Blakely as Pizarro in THE ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN; full text of YOU'LL COME TO LOVE YOUR SPERM TEST by John Antrobus; and much else [52pp, 8.5x11; light vertical bend, else VG] £4

P&P/Mch 1965: cover-Jeanne Hepple and Colin Blakely in THE CRUCIBLE [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Apr 1965: cover-Maggie Smith in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/May 1965: cover-Mark Hardy, Sandra Boize, Nicholas Chagrin and David Eccles in NIGHT OF THE IGUANA [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Jun 1965: cover-Eric Porter in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE and THE JEW OF MALTA [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Jul 1965: cover-Madge Ryan in MOTHER COURAGE/NT [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Aug 1965: cover-Wendy Craig and Peter O'Toole in RIDE A COCK HORSE [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Sep 1965: cover-Paul Scofield as TIMON OF ATHENS [52pp, 8.5x11; spine slightly rubbed, minor edge damage, else VG] £4

P&P/Nov 1965: cover-John Gielgud, Yvonne Mitchell and Claire Bloom in IVANOV [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Dec 1965: cover-Laurence Olivier as Tattle in LOVE FOR LOVE; Scenes from IVANOV/Phoenix (Yvonne Mitchell, John Gielgud, Richard Pasco, Claire Bloom - 4 photos, OH DAD, POOR DAD .../Piccadilly (Alix Elias, Murray Melvin, Hermione Gingold - 2 photos, SAY WHO YOU ARE/Her Majesty's (Ian Carmichael, Jan Holden, Patrick Cargill, Dilys Laye - 2 photos, LOVE FOR LOVE/NT at The Old Vic (Colin Blakely, Joyce Redman, John Stride, Lynn Redgrave, Laurence Olivier, Geraldine McEwan - 4 photos, SOMETHING NASTY IN THE WOODSHED/Stratford East (Jennifer Jayne, Bernard Lloyd, Kenneth Poitevin - photo, SHELLEY/Royal Court (Ronald Pickup, Frances Cuka, Iain Cuthbertson, Avril Elgar - 2 photos; Reviews of A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY/Cambridge Theatre, EASTER/Hampstead ( of Sydney Bromley as Lindkvist), THE AMEN CORNER/Saville ( of Claudia McNeil as Sister Margaret), STEWED IRISH/Arts, ARMSTRONG'S LAST GOODNIGHT/Chichester, FANNY'S FIRST PLAY/Mermaid, ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA/Oxford Playhouse, AT THE DROP OF ANOTHER HAT/Globe; articles on Joan Littlewood (, Drama at the BBC (Interview with Richard Imison, Radio Writing: Giles Cooper talking to Michael Billington, The Early Days: Val Gielgud talking to Peter Roberts, Studio Acting: Kenneth Griffith talking to Simon Trussler; w.4 photos), What Happened to Encore by Charles Marowitz, Dublin 1965: Festival Report by Peter Roberts (w.4 photos), Theatre in France and Italy (w.2 photos), Green Room by Michael Billington; photo of Mary Martin in HELLO DOLLY; Cast and credits of First Nights reviewed this month, Cues (New Plays and Casting), Letters, text of Part 2 of OH DAD, POOR DAD ... by Arthur Kopit etc. [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5


From January 1966, 'Plays and Players' incorporated 'Theatre World', which ceased publication as a separate magazine.

P&P/Jan 1966: cover-Mary Martin in HELLO DOLLY [72pp, 8.4x10.8; VG] £5

P&P/Feb 1966: cover-Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray, Roger Livesey, Richard Todd etc. in AN IDEAL HUSBAND; Scenes from HELLO, DOLLY! (Mary Martin), HAMLET/RSC (David Warner, Janet Suzman), TWANG! (Barbara Windsor, Bernard Bresslaw), AN IDEAL HUSBAND (Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray etc.), CHARLIE GIRL (Anna Neagle), SERJEANT MUSGRAVE'S DANCE (Iain Cuthbertson), Plays for Children at Christmas, 1965 Theatre Awards, Acting in the Sixties, 'Contemporary Theatre Criticism', John Betjeman on 'British Music Hall', Ivor Brown on 'The Actor's Changing Role in Society' etc.; text of THE CRESTA RUN by N.F.Simpson [72pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Mch 1966: cover-Paul Scofield in THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR; Scenes from YOU NEVER CAN TELL (Ralph Richardson, Harry Andrews, Keith Baxter), THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR (Paul Scofield), A CHASTE MAID IN CHEAPSIDE (John Castle, Ronald Pickup), INCIDENT AT VICHY (Alec Guinness, Anthony Quayle), Simon Trussler on 'The Shaw Revival', London Theatre 1916, 'Translator's Dilemma', William Gaskill on the late George Devine, Ivor Brown on 'The Theatre of Oscar Wilde', 'Gentleman Johnny Burgoyne' etc.; text of HOW'S THE WORLD TREATING YOU? [76pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Apr 1966: cover-Geraldine McEwan in A FLEA IN HER EAR; Scenes from A FLEA IN HER EAR (Geraldine McEwan, Albert Finney), LITTLE MALCOLM (John Hurt, Rodney Bewes), ARSENIC AND OLD LACE (Sybil Thorndike, Athene Seyler, Richard Briers), World Theatre Season, 'The Truth About TWANG!', 'London's Buskers', London Theatre 1921, Ivor Brown on 'Children in the Theatre', etc.; text of LITTLE MALCOLM AND HIS STRUGGLE AGAINST THE EUNUCHS [76pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/May 1966: cover-Barbra Streisand in FUNNY GIRL; Scenes from THE MATCHGIRLS (Julia Sutton - 6 photos), MISS JULIE and BLACK COMEDY (Albert Finney, Derek Jacobi, Maggie Smith - 4 photos), THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT (Anton Rogers - 3 photos), THE BEAVER COAT (Peggy Mount - 4 photos); large photo of Alexis Minotis as OEDIPUS REX in the Greek National Theatre production at the Aldwych World Theatre Season; extensive articles: Who's For Revue? ( of Kenneth Williams and Patricia Routledge), The Truth About TWANG! (3 photos), Tyrone Guthrie on Theatre in the Television Age, Actresses in the Early English Theatre, Pinter in Paris, London Theatre 1926 (4 photos), Drama in Court - Act One (prosecution of SAVED) etc.; complete text of A LILY IN LITTLE INDIA by Donald Howarth [76pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Jun 1966: cover-Colin Blakely & Joyce Redman in JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK; Scenes from THE IDIOT (Leningrad Gorki Theatre), FUNNY GIRL (Barbra Streisand, Michael Craig), THE ANNIVERSARY (Michael Crawford, Sheila Hancock), THE VOYSEY INHERITANCE (Avril Elgar, John Castle), HENRY IV/Stratford (Tony Church, Ian Holm), MOLIERE DOUBLE BILL (Bernard Miles), JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK (Colin Blakely, Joyce Redman), A SONG AT TWILIGHT (Noel Coward, Lilli Palmer, Irene Worth), World Theatre Season, John Clements at Chichester, Iain Cuthbertson on forthcoming UBU ROI, Simon Trussler on 'Farce', London Theatre 1931, Ivor Brown on 'The Theatre Curtain' etc.; text of EVENTS WHILE GUARDING THE BOFORS GUN by John McGrath [76pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Jul 1966: cover-Danny La Rue in COME SPY WITH ME; Scenes from THE CLANDESTINE MARRIAGE (Alastair Sim), THEIR VERY OLD AND GOLDEN CITY (Ian McKellen), TANGO (Peter Jeffrey, !Trevor Nunn!), World Theatre Season, NOEL COWARD DOUBLE BILL(Noel Coward, Lilli Palmer, Irene Worth), THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE (Vanessa Redgrave), COME SPY WITH ME (Danny La Rue, Barbara Windsor), THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMA (Max Adrian, Eleanor Bron), HELLO, DOLLY! (Dora Bryan), History of Drag w.8 photos, Ivor Brown on 'Fools', London Theatre 1936 etc.; text of THE FIGHTING COCK by Jean Anouilh [76pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Aug 1966: cover-Jeannie Carson in STRIKE A LIGHT [76pp, 8.4x10.8; VG] £5

P&P/Sep 1966: cover-Max Wall in UBU ROI [76pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Oct 1966: cover-John Clements and company in MACBETH [76pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Nov 1966: cover-Ron Moody in JOEY JOEY [76pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Dec 1966: cover-Coral Browne and Wilfrid Hyde White in LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN [76pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5


P&P/Jan 1967: cover-John Hurt, Sheila Allen and David Waller in BELCHER'S LUCK/RSC; Scenes from STAIRCASE/Aldwych (Paul Scofield, Patrick Magee - 4 photos and review), JUSTICE IS A WOMAN/Vaudeville (Constance Cummings, David Langton, Joyce Heron, Naunton Wayne - 4 photos and review), MAN OF MAGIC/Piccadilly (Stuart Damon as Houdini, Stubby Kaye, Judith Bruce, Colin Welland, Gaye Brown - 5 photos and review), WAY OUT IN PICCADILLY/Prince of Wales (Cilla Black, Frankie Howerd, Linda Gray - 4 photos and review), BELCHER'S LUCK/Aldwych (John Hurt, Sebastian Shaw, David Waller, Helen Fraser - 5 photos and review), THE IMPOSSIBLE YEARS/Cambridge (David Tomlinson, Sandra Fair, Gabrielle Downey, Joyce Cummings, Hazel Douglas - 3 photos and review), THE GENERALS' TEA PARTY/Cochrane (Richard Murdoch, Gwen Nelson, Duncan Livingstone, Virginia Wetherell - 3 photos and review); reviews of FILL THE STAGE WITH HAPPY HOURS/Nottingham, THE FIGHTING COCK/Duke of York's, THE SILENCE OF LEE HARVEY OSWALD/Hampstead, ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA/Nottingham, THE MOUNTAIN CHORUS/New Arts, LOOT/Criterion; The Actor and Vietnam - Peter Brook on US, Peter Gill on his production of THE SOLDIER'S FORTUNE/Royal Court, extract from Robert Morley: Responsible Gentleman; full text of STAIRCASE by Charles Dyer [76pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Feb 1967: cover-Polly Adams, Dulcie Gray, Robert Flemyng and Michael Dennison in ON APPROVAL; Scenes from THE LION AND THE JEWEL/Royal Court (Hannah Bright-Taylor, Femi Euba, Lionel Ngakane - 4 photos and review), ON APPROVAL/St.Martin's (Michael Denison, Robert Flemyng, Polly Adams, Dulcie Gray - 6 photos and review), THE ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN/Old Vic (Paul Curran - photo and review), THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE/Wyndhams (Anna Massey - photo and review), THE HOMECOMING/Aldwych (Michael Craig - photo and review), AN IDEAL HUSBAND/Garrick (Michael Goodliffe, Joyce Carey - photo and review), MACBETH/Royal Court (Susan Engel, Michael Roeves - photo and review), THE MOUSETRAP/Ambassadors (Valerie Hermanni, David Pinner - photo and review); Plays and Players 1966 Awards; They Must Be Joking (interview with Thora Hird, Frankie Howerd, Kenneth Williams and Warren Mitchell, w.4 photos); extract from Robert Morley: Responsible Gentleman; full text of BELCHER'S LUCK by David Mercer [76pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Mch 1967: cover-THE SOLDIER'S FORTUNE/Royal Court; Scenes from AFTER THE RAIN/Duchess (Alec McCowen, Barbara Young, William Marlowe, Alan MacNaughtan - photo and review), THE SOLDIER'S FORTUNE/Royal Court (Arthur Lowe, Maurice Roeves, Charles Thomas, Wallas Eaton, Sheila Hancock, Elizabeth Bell - 5 photos and review), THE PROMISE/Fortune (Judi Dench, Ian McShane, Ian McKellen - 4 photos and review), VOLPONE/Garrick (Leo McKern, Zia Mohyeddin, Nan Munro, James Grout, Leonard Rossiter, Maureen O'Brien - 5 photos and review), N.U.S. Drama Festival/Garrick (4 photos and review), THE VIADUCT/Guildford (Sybil Thorndike, Max Adrian - photo and review); Frank Hauser on THE PROMISE; The Milkman Cometh (interview with Topol -; Ronald Hayman on the One Man Show (w.5 photos); Not A Job For Vagabonds - interview with Peter Cheeseman; extract from Robert Morley: Responsible Gentleman; full text of THE PROMISE by Aleksei Arbuzov [76pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Jun 1967: cover-John Stride and Edward Petherbridge in ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD/NT; Scenes from ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD/National Theatre at the Old Vic (John Stride, Edward Petherbridge, Graham Crowden, John McEnery, Kenneth Mackintosh, Alan Adams - 6 photos and review), THE TAMING OF THE SHREW and CORIOLANUS/RSC (Janet Suzman, Michael Williams, Patrick Stewart, Morgan Sheppard, Donald Burton, June Watts, Ian Richardson, Patrick O'Connell, Brewster Mason, Nicholas Selby, Clive Swift, Catherine Lacey, Clare Kelly, Estelle Kohler - 9 photos and reviews), GETTING MARRIED/Strand (Googie Withers, Ian Carmichael, Hugh Williams, Moira Lister, Perlita Neilson, Raymond Huntley, Margaret Rawlings, Esmond Knight, Timothy Carlton - 4 photos and review), WORLD WAR 2 1/2/New (Sarah Miles, Roy Dotrice - 5 photos and review), RELATIVELY SPEAKING/Duke of York's (Michael Hordern, Richard Briers, Celia Johnson, Jennifer Hilary - 4 photos and review), THREE SISTERS/Royal Court (Marianne Faithful, Avril Elgar, Glenda Jackson - 3 photos and review), FALLEN ANGELS/Vaudeville (Constance Cummings, Joan Greenwood - photo and review), UPROAR IN THE HOUSE/Garrick (Brian Rix, Wendy Padbury, Dennis Ramsden, Anna Dawson - photo and review); complete text of THE DAUGHTER-IN-LAW by D.H.Lawrence [60pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Jul 1967: cover-THE FARMER'S WIFE at Chichester; Scenes from BEWARE OF THE DOG/St.Martin's (John Neville, Ann Bell - photo), IN THE PICTURE/Mayfair (Graham James, Barbara Halliwell, Sally Smith, Ray Davis - 4 photos and review), EURIPIDES AT THE MERMAID/Mermaid (Josephine Wilson, Stephen Moore, Beatrix Lehmann, Michele Dotrice - 4 photos and review), THE DESERT SONG/Palace (Patricia Michael, John Hanson, Tony Hughes, Lita Scott - 5 photos and review), THE DEADLY GAME/Savoy (Leslie Phillips, Wilfred Brambell, John G Heller, Ronald Adam, Ernest Milton, Stephen Murray - 4 photos and review), HORIZONTAL HOLD/Comedy (Viola Lyel, Moira Redmond, Derek Godfrey, Richard Leech, Yvonne Mitchell - 4 photos and review); World Theatre Season; complete text of DINGO by Charles Wood [62pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Aug 1967: cover-Peggy Ashcroft and John Castle in GHOSTS; Scenes from GHOSTS/RSC (Peggy Ashcroft, Clifford Rose, David Waller, Chloe Ashcroft, John Castle - 5 photos and review), THE FARMER'S WIFE/Chichester (Bob Hornery, Michael Aldridge, Diana Churchill, Janie Booth, Edward Higgins, Margaret Courtenay, Kathleen Worth, David Woodcock, Irene Handl, Sarah Badel, John Standing, Doris Hare, Bill Fraser - 5 photos and review), THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM/Chichester (Fenella Fielding, Anton Rodgers, John Standing, Maureen O'Brien, Bill Fraser, Margaret Courtenay - 5 photos and review), ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL/RSC (Estelle Kohler, Sebastian Shaw, Ian Richardson, Catherine Lacey, Helen Mirren, Elizabeth Spriggs, Clive Swift - 4 photos and review), AS YOU LIKE IT/RSC (Michael Williams, Roy Kinnear, Richard Simpson, Patrick Stewart, Dorothy Tutin - 4 photos and review), BEWARE OF THE DOG/St.Martin's (John Neville, Ann Bell, Geoffrey Whitehead, Daphne Goddard - 4 photos and review); Peter Terson and The Mighty Reservoy by Peter Cheeseman; text of THE MIGHTY RESERVOY by Peter Terson [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Sep 1967: cover-John Clements and Irene Worth in HEARTBREAK HOUSE; Scenes from THREE SISTERS/National Theatre at the Old Vic (Joan Plowright, Louise Purnell, Jeanne Watts, Derek Jacobi, Paul Curran, Robert Stephens, Anthony Hopkins, Harry Lomax - 5 photos and review), HEARTBREAK HOUSE/Chichester (Irene Worth, John Clements, Carl Bernard, Michael Aldridge, David Bird, Sarah Badel, Doris Hare, Diana Churchill, Anton Rodgers, Bill Fraser - 4 photos and review), LITTLE MURDERS/RSC (Derek Smith, Brenda Bruce, Barbara Jefford, Derek Godfrey, John Allison, Roland Curran, David Healy - 5 photos and review), A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG/Comedy (Joe Melia, Zena Walker, Joan Hickson, Elaine Mileham - 3 photos and review), CYRANO DE BERGERAC/Regent's Park (Christopher Gable, David Buck - photo and review), LET SLEEPING WIVES LIE/Garrick (Leslie Crowther, Elspet Gray, Brian Rix - photo and review); John Shepherd and Anthony Hopkins on their approach to acting (w.2 photos), double-page spread on Vivien Leigh (w.12 character portraits), Writing For The Stage by Keith Dewhurst, Peter Nichols and David Storey (w.3 photos); text of NEIGHBOURS by James Saunders [52pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Oct 1967: cover-Donald Pleasence in THE MAN IN THE GLASS BOOTH; Scenes from MACBETH/RSC (Paul Scofield, Vivien Merchant, Ted Valentine, David Weston, William Eedle, Sebastian Shaw, Ian Richardson, Elizabeth Spriggs, Catherine Lacey, Clare Kelly - 5 photos and review), AMERICA HURRAH/Royal Court (Ronnie Gilbert, Cynthia Harris, Joyce Aaron, James Barbosa, Henry Calvert, Brenda Smiley, Bill Macy, John Kramer - 2 photos and review), AN ITALIAN STRAW HAT/Chichester (Anton Rogers, Sarah Badel, Michael Aldridge, Carl Bernard, David Bird, Fenella Fielding, Bill Fraser - 5 photos and review), THE MAN IN THE GLASS BOOTH/St.Martin's (Donald Pleasence, Mark Heath, Yootha Joyce - 4 photos and review), ZIGGER ZAGGER/NYT (Nigel Humphries, Robert Eaton, Jennifer Galloway - 2 photos and review), THE RELAPSE/RSC (Donald Sinden, Janet Suzman, Alan Howard, David Waller, Donald Burton, Susan Fleetwood - 5 photos and review), THE FIGHT FOR BARBARA/Mermaid (Adrienne Corri, Stephen Moore - photo and review); reviews of THE FLIP SIDE/Apollo, SIGN HERE, PLEASE/Whitehall, AS YOU LIKE IT/RSC, SCHOOL FOR WIVES/Hampstead, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW/RSC, and THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES/Harrogate; article: In The Workshop (by Peter Ansorge), letters etc.; complete text of ALBERT'S BRIDGE by Tom Stoppard [56pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Nov 1967: cover-Ian Holm and Estelle Kohler in ROMEO AND JULIET/RSC [60pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Dec 1967: cover-Alec Guinness in WISE CHILD [60pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5


P&P/Feb 1968: cover-Cicely Courtneidge and Jack Hulbert in DEAR OCTOPUS [56pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Mch 1968: cover-Colin Blakely and Gillian Barge in VOLPONE/NT [68pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Apr 1968: cover-Isabel Jeans in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST [76pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/May 1968: cover-Judi Dench in CABARET [68pp, 8.5x11; spine slightly rubbed, minor edge damage, else VG] £4

P&P/Jun 1968: cover-Eric Porter as KING LEAR/RSC [68pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Jul 1968: cover-Barbara Leigh-Hunt and Peter Whitbread in MRS MOUSE, ARE YOU WITHIN? [72pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Aug 1968: cover-Tom Ewell and Nicole Shelby in YOU KNOW I CAN'T HEAR YOU WHEN THE WATER'S RUNNING [72pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Sep 1968: cover-Paul Scofield in THE HOTEL IN AMSTERDAM [76pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Oct 1968: cover-Norman Rodway and Michael Williams in TROILUS AND CRESSIDA/RSC [84pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Dec 1968: cover-Maureen O'Brien, Isabel Jeans and John Standing in RING ROUND THE MOON [84pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5


P&P/Jan 1969: cover-John Gielgud in FORTY YEARS ON; Scenes from FORTY YEARS ON (John Gielgud, Alan Bennett, Paul Eddington), DEAR CHARLES (Jack Hulbert, Cicely Courtneidge), MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING/RSC and JULIUS CAESAR/RSC (Alan Howard, Janet Suzman), LOOK BACK IN ANGER (Victor Henry), THE COCKTAIL PARTY (Alec Guinness, Eileen Atkins), THE BEARD (Billie Dixon), Plays and Players 1968 Awards; feature on Theatre Between The Wars (No.1) w.16 excellent period photos (Olivier, Gielgud, Peggy Ashcroft, Andrew Cruickshank, Glen Byam Shaw, Godfrey Tearle, Ivor Novello, Alec Clunes etc.); text of GOD BLESS by Jules Feiffer [84pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Apr 1969: cover-Julia Foster, Coral Browne, Peter Bayliss and Hayward Morse in WHAT THE BUTLER SAW [84pp, 8.4x11; VG] £5

P&P/May 1969: cover-Ian Richardson as PERICLES/RSC [84pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Jun 1969: cover-Alan Bates in IN CELEBRATION; Scenes from CAT AMONG THE PIGEONS (Richard Briers, Victor Spinetti, Murray Melvin), MIXED DOUBLES (Nigel Stock, Vivien Merchant), IN CELEBRATION (Alan Bates, Brian Cox, James Bolam), BELLE STARR (Betty Grable), THE AU PAIR MAN (Joan Greenwood), ANNE OF GREEN GABLES (Polly James), THE GIVEAWAY (Dandy Nichols, Roy Hudd), ANN VERONICA (Mary Millar, Arthur Lowe) etc.; text of IN CELEBRATION by David Storey [84pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Jul 1969: cover-Alastair Sim and Christopher Guinee in THE MAGISTRATE [84pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Aug 1969: cover-Jeremy Clyde and Paul Jones in CONDUCT UNBECOMING; Scenes from THE YOUNG CHURCHILL (John Robinson, Clive Swift), WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN/RSC (Judi Dench, Richard Pasco), HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL (Hermione Gingold), THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI (Leonard Rossiter), LANDSCAPE and SILENCE/RSC (Peggy Ashcroft, David Waller), The Living Theatre (Judith and Julian Beck), THE NIGHT I CHASED THE WOMEN WITH AN EEL (John Alderton, Pauline Collins), CONDUCT UNBECOMING (Jeremy Clyde, Paul Jones, Maxine Audley), TROILUS AND CRESSIDA/RSC (Alan Howard, Helen Mirren, Michael Williams), Interview with Clifford Williams; feature on Theatre Between The Wars (No.6) w.7 excellent period photos (Edith Evans, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Diana Wynyard, John Gielgud, Barry Jones etc.); text of ANYTHING YOU SAY WILL BE TWISTED by Ken Campbell [84pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Oct 1969: cover-DAMES AT SEA; Scenes from TWELFTH NIGHT/Stratford (Judi Dench, Donald Sinden), DAMES AT SEA (Joyce Blair), LOVERS (Eamon Morrissey, Joe Lynch, Anna Manahan), CHILDREN'S DAY (Prunella Scales, Gerald Flood), THE CRUNCH (Andrew Cruickshank), FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (Lex Goudsmit, Hy Hazell), OVER GARDENS OUT (James Hazeldine, Don Hawkins), EDWARD II and RICHARD II (Ian McKellen, James Laurenson, Timothy West), Interviews with Sheila White, Michael Blakemore, Timothy O'Brien and Toby Robertson etc.; text of RITES by Maureen Duffy [76pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Nov 1969: cover-Donald Sinden as HENRY VIII/RSC [80pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Dec 1969: cover-Christopher Reynalds and Rex Harrison in THE LIONEL TOUCH [88pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

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