PLAYS Magazines: 1980s
edited by Peter Roberts


Plays/Apr 1984 [Vol.1 No.3]: cover-THE MIKADO/Old Vic; Article on STRANGE INTERLUDE (Glenda Jackson); Interview with Michael Blakemore of NOISES OFF (Amanda Barrie, Robert Flemying) and MAKE OR BREAK (Prunella Scales, Leonard Rossiter); Interview with David Thacker; Theatre in Islington: interviews with Pierre Audi, Dan Crawford and Mike Gilmore; Irish Theatre in the 1980s ( of Michael Colgan, Joe Dowling, Dr.Brendan Smith, Gerry Sinnott, Stephen Brennan, Tom Hickey and Godfrey Guigley); Interview with Simon Callow; Interview with Peter Saunders of THE MOUSETRAP; Reviews and photos of ST.JOAN/NT (Frances de la Tour, Cyril Cusack, Mark Wing-Davey, Timothy Spall), TOM AND VIV (Tom Wilkinson, Julie Covington), A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (Sheila Gish, Clare Higgins, Paul Herzberg) and THE MIKADO (Stratford Festival); Reports from the Regions and Overseas; Commentary by Alan Plater; photos of PASSION PLAY (Barry Foster, Judy Parfitt), TOM AND VIV (Tom Wilkinson, Julie Covington), THE WHITE DEVIL, THE TEMPEST (John Gielgud), THE JEWEL IN THE CROWN (Peggy Ashcroft) etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

Plays/Jun 1984 [Vol.1 No.5]: cover-Peter O'Toole in PYGMALION [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

Plays/Aug 1984 [Vol.1 No.7]: cover-Ian McKellen in WILD HONEY [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

Plays/Nov 1984 [Vol.1 No.10]: cover-Donald Sinden and Michael Williams in TWO INTO ONE [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5


Plays/Feb 1985 [Vol.2 No.1]: cover-Ian McKellen as CORIOLANUS [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

Plays/Mch 1985 [Vol.2 No.2]: cover-Anthony Hopkins in THE LONELY ROAD [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

Plays/Apr 1985 [Vol.2 No.3]: cover-Richard Briers in WHY ME? [60pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

Plays/May 1985 [Vol.2 No.4]: cover-Liv Ullmann in OLD TIMES; Photos of OLD TIMES (Liv Ullmann, Nicola Pagett, Michael Gambon), RICHARD III (Antony Sher, Penny Downie), HENRY V (Kenneth Branagh), JUMPERS (Felicity Kendal), TOM AND VIV (David Haig, Margaret Tyzack), THE PARTY (Joe Shawcross, Ian McDiarmid), MARY STUART (Ann Mitchell, Philip Bretherton); Interview with Liv Ullmann with photos of OLD TIMES, CRIES AND WHISPERS (w.Erland Josephson), LOST HORIZON, THE EMIGRANTS (w.Max von Sydow); Interview with John Gale on Chichester; Article on the late Sir Michael Redgrave of THE ASPERN PAPERS, HAMLET; Article on Rose Bruford School and Guildford School of Acting; The 1985 L.I.F.T. Festival; Interview with Robert Lindsay of ME AND MY GIRL and HAMLET; Reviews and photos of JUMPERS (Felicity Kendal, Paul Eddington, Simon Cadell, Andrew Sachs), THE CAINE MUTINY COURT MARSHALL (Charlton Heston), AFTER THE BALL IS OVER (Anthony Quayle), TWO INTO ONE (Tom Conti, Martin Connors, Eric Sykes) and INTERMEZZO (Sheila Gish, Jonathan Kent); Tom Fleming on the Scottish Theatre Company; The Regions; Overseas Report; Commentary by Sheridan Morley; Edward Harper's opera HEDDA GABLER; Opera Report: THE BARBER OF SEVILLE (Frank Egerton, Andrew Shore, Eirian James), IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA (Thomas Allen, Samuel Ramey), NORMA (Suzanne Murphy); Interview with Hal Prince of GRIND, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, END OF THE WORLD; TV Report of A BETTER CLASS OF PERSON (Alan Howard, Neil McPherson, Eileen Atkins) etc. [60pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

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