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OLD VIC 1949-1956
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1949-50 OLD VIC SEASON director: Hugh Hunt
Michael Redgrave, Diana Churchill, Yvonne Mitchell, Angela Baddeley, Miles Malleson, Dorothy Green, Angela Baddeley, Baliol Holloway, Nigel Stock, Paul Rogers, Leo McKern, Michael Aldridge, Wanda Rotha, Peter Copley, Walter Hudd, Nigel Stock

1949 (Oct): SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER - Oliver Goldsmith (Old Vic at the Bournemouth Pavilion)
Miles Malleson, Angela Baddeley, Nigel Stock, Diana Churchill, Yvonne Mitchell, Leslie Glazer, William Eedle, Richard Walter, Leo McKern, Paul Rogers, Rosalind Boxall, Brian Smith, Michael Redgrave, Michael Aldridge (as Hastings), Gordon Whiting, Norman Welsh, Rodney Diak, Jane Wenham, Delia Williams, Leo McKern, Walter Hudd, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp, 5x4; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1949 (Oct): SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER - Oliver Goldsmith (Old Vic at The New Theatre)
Miles Malleson, Angela Baddeley, Nigel Stock, Diana Churchill, Yvonne Mitchell, Leslie Glazer, William Eedle, Richard Walter, Leo McKern, Paul Rogers, Rosalind Boxall, Brian Smith, Michael Redgrave, Michael Aldridge (as Hastings), Gordon Whiting, Norman Welsh, Rodney Diak, Jane Wenham, Delia Williams, Leo McKern, Walter Hudd, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp; 5x7.25] £4

1949 (Oct): LOVE'S LABOURS LOST (Old Vic at The New Theatre)
Michael Redgrave, Michael Aldridge, Nigel Stock, Leo McKern, George Benson, Paul Rogers, Brian Smith, Walter Hudd, Angela Baddeley, Jane Wenham, Yvonne Mitchell, Diana Churchill, Mark Dignam, Miles Malleson; dir:Hugh Hunt [8pp; 5x7.25; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1949 (Dec): A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY - Ivan Turgenev (Old Vic at The New Theatre)
Walter Hudd, Angela Baddeley, Colin Campbell, Yvonne Mitchell, Dorothy Green, Diana Churchill, Paul Rogers, Michael Redgrave, Nigel Stock, George Benson, Mark Dignam, Leo McKern, Jane Wenham; dir:Michel Saint Denis [8pp, 5x7.25; minor edge damage, else VG] £4

1950 (Feb): THE MISER - Moliere (Old Vic at The New Theatre)
Miles Malleson, Michael Aldridge, Diana Churchill, Paul Rogers, Leo McKern, Angela Baddeley, dir:Tyrone Guthrie [8pp; 5x7.25; cover slightly marked; photo not included] £4

1950 (Feb): HAMLET (Old Vic at The New Theatre)
Michael Redgrave, Mark Dignam, Wanda Rotha, Yvonne Mitchell, Wilfrid Walter, Peter Copley, Walter Hudd, Paul Rogers, dir:Hugh Hunt [8pp; 5x7.25; VG; photo not included; minor marks, else VG] £3

1950 (May): HAMLET (Old Vic at The Opera House, Manchester)
Michael Redgrave, Mark Dignam, Wanda Rotha, Yvonne Mitchell, Wilfrid Walter, Peter Copley, Walter Hudd, Paul Rogers, Leo McKern, Michael Aldridge, dir:Hugh Hunt [12pp; slightly rumpled, else VG] (£4) SOLD

1949 (Oct-Dec): YELLOW REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Oct-Dec 1949 (Old Vic at The New Theatre)
LOVE'S LABOURS LOST, SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER, A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY, THE MISER, HAMLET [8pp, 3.75x5; production credits, company list, schedule of performances, booking details, etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1949 (Nov-Dec): YELLOW REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Nov-Dec 1949 (Old Vic at The New Theatre)
LOVE'S LABOURS LOST, SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER, A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY, THE MISER, HAMLET [8pp, 3.75x5; production credits, company list, schedule of performances, booking details, etc.; staples slightly rusty, else VG] £2

1949-50 (Dec-Jan): YELLOW REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Dec 1949 - Jan 1950 (Old Vic at The New Theatre)
LOVE'S LABOURS LOST, SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER, A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY, THE MISER, HAMLET [8pp, 3.75x5; production credits, company list, schedule of performances, booking details, etc.; staples slightly rusty, else VG] £2

1949-50 (Dec-Feb): YELLOW REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Dec 1949 - Feb 1950 (Old Vic at The New Theatre)
LOVE'S LABOURS LOST, SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER, A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY, THE MISER, HAMLET [8pp, 3.75x5; production credits, company list, schedule of performances, booking details, etc.; slightly rumpled, staples slightly rusty, else VG] £2

1950 (Jan-Mch): YELLOW REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Jan-Mch 1950 (Old Vic at The New Theatre)
LOVE'S LABOURS LOST, SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER, A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY, THE MISER, HAMLET [8pp, 3.75x5; production credits, company list, schedule of performances, booking details, etc.; minor marks, slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1949-50: THE OLD VIC THEATRE COMPANY 1949-1950
LOVE'S LABOURS LOST, SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER, A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY, THE MISER, and HAMLET w.Michael Redgrave, Baliol Holloway, Miles Malleson, Mark Dignam, Walter Hudd, Angela Baddeley, George Benson, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Aldridge, Nigel Stock, Diana Churchill, Jane Wenham, Paul Rogers, Gordon Whiting, Rosalind Boxall, Hugh Hunt, Berkeley Sutcliffe, Michael Benthall, Alan Barlow, Michel Saint-Denis, Tanya Moisiewitsch, Tyrone Guthrie, George Benda, Laurence Irving [28pp, 7.25x9.75 softback book; 24 photographic portraits, 6 production shots, designs (including 2 in colour) and articles; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £11

1950-51 OLD VIC SEASON director: Hugh Hunt
Peggy Ashcroft, Roger Livesey, Ursula Jeans, Dorothy Tutin, Richard Pasco, Robert Eddison, Leo McKern, Paul Rogers, William Devlin, Alec Clunes

1950 (14 Nov): TWELFTH NIGHT 14 Nov 1950 - Re-opening of Old Vic (Old Vic)
Peggy Ashcroft, Roger Livesey, Ursula Jeans, Dorothy Tutin, Richard Pasco, Robert Eddison, Leo McKern, Paul Rogers, William Devlin, dir:Hugh Hunt [4pp on card; w.insert of Prologue spoken by Edith Evans; unopened!] £8

1950-51: BARTHOLOMEW FAIR - Ben Jonson (Old Vic)
Paul Rogers, Richard Pasco, Dorothy Tutin, Douglas Wilmer, Alec Clunes, Robert Eddison, Ursula Jeans, Dorothy Green, Mark Dignam, Roger Livesey, Sheila Ballantine, Leo McKern, Rupert Davies, William Devlin, James Grout, George Speaight, dir:George Devine, music:Jani Strasser [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow] £4

1950-51: TWELFTH NIGHT (Old Vic)
Peggy Ashcroft, Paul Rogers, Dorothy Tutin, Roger Livesey [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow] £5

1950-51: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR (Old Vic)
Peggy Ashcroft, Roger Livesey, Ursula Jeans, Dorothy Tutin [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; minor marks, else VG] £4

1950-51: CAPTAIN BRASSBOUND'S CONVERSION - G B Shaw (Old Vic)
Roger Livesey, Ursula Jeans, Richard Pasco [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow] £4

1950-51: ELECTRA - Sophocles, and THE WEDDING - Anton Chekhov (Old Vic)
Peggy Ashcroft, Robert Eddison, Dorothy Tutin, Paul Rogers, dir:Michel Saint Denis and George Devine [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow] £5

1950-51: KING HENRY V (Old Vic)
Alec Clunes, Roger Livesey, Richard Pasco, Mark Dignam, James Grout, Rupert Davies, Leo McKern, William Devlin, Robert Eddison, John Blatchley, Douglas Wilmer, Paul Rogers, Douglas Campbell, Dorothy Green, Dorothy Tutin, Pauline Jameson, Bernard Kay, Lee Montague, dir:Glen Byam Shaw [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; minor marks, else VG] £4

1950: small flyer for RE-OPENING OF THE OLD VIC 1950 (Old Vic)
Announcement of repertoire for re-opening season - HENRY V, BARTHOLOMEW FAIR, CAPTAIN BRASSBOUND'S CONVERSION, ELECTRA, THE WEDDING, TWELFTH NIGHT [4pp; 3.75x4.75] £2

1950: larger flyer for RE-OPENING OF THE OLD VIC 1950 (Old Vic)
Peggy Ashcroft, Roger Livesey, Ursula Jeans, Alec Clunes, Robert Eddison, Mark Dignam, William Devlin, Dorothy Green, Dorothy Tutin, Paul Rogers, Leo McKern, Richard Pasco in TWELFTH NIGHT, BARTHOLOMEW FAIR, HENRY V, ELECTRA, THE WEDDING, CAPTAIN BRASSBOUND'S CONVERSION [8pp; 3.75x4.75; company list, details of directors, designers, composers, opening dates, booking details etc.] (£3) SOLD

1950 (Nov): YELLOW REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Nov 1950 (Old Vic) First productions at the re-opened Old Vic
TWELFTH NIGHT, BARTHOLOMEW FAIR, HENRY V, ELECTRA and THE WEDDING, CAPTAIN BRASSBOUND'S CONVERSION [8pp, 3.75x5; production credits, booking information, note on Twelfth Night, company list, announcement of forthcoming productions, details of the Young Vic Company, Bristol Old Vic Company, Old Vic Theatre School, booking details, etc.] £2

1950-51 (Dec-May): WHITE REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Dec-May 1950 (Old Vic)
THE BLACK ARROW, BARTHOLOMEW FAIR, MERCHANT OF VENICE, TWELFTH NIGHT, HENRY V, ELECTRA, THE WEDDING, CAPTAIN BRASSBOUND'S CONVERSION [single white sheet; 5.75x9; press comments, how to book, etc.] £2

1951 (Feb-Jun): REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Feb-June 1951 Festival of Britain (Old Vic)
Peggy Ashcroft, Roger Livesey, Ursula Jeans, Alec Clunes in TWELFTH NIGHT, BARTHOLOMEW FAIR, HENRY V, ELECTRA, THE WEDDING, CAPTAIN BRASSBOUND'S CONVERSION, THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR [4pp; 3.75x5; performance schedule; see scan above - A+] £2

1951 (Jan): THE VIC-WELLS ASSOCIATION Magazine No.49 January 1951 (Old Vic)
Issue of The Vic-Wells Association Magazine relating to the re-opening of the Old Vic in November 1950: Prologue spoken by Dame Edith Evans at the re-opening of the Old Vic, Curtain fall speech by Hugh Hunt, 14th November 1950, Red Letter Day by Harcourt Williams, The Opening of The Royal Coburg Theatre by R. P. Mander, Message from The Chairman, L.L'Estrange Malone, notices etc. [12pp, 5.5x8.5; uncommon; tiny split to spine, else VG] £5

1951-52 OLD VIC SEASON director: Hugh Hunt
Irene Worth, Paul Rogers, Kenneth Griffith, Jill Balcon, Douglas Campbell, Coral Browne, Donald Wolfit, Alan Badel, Stephen Murray, Leo McKern, Andre Morell, Richard Pasco, John Neville, Robert Shaw

1951 (Sep): OTHELLO (Old Vic at The Pavilion, Bournemouth)
James Ottaway, Nicholas Hannen, Rupert Davies, Ernest Milton, Douglas Campbell (as Othello), Robert Shaw, Paul Rogers, Douglas Wilmer, Anthony Van Bridge, Irene Worth (as Desdemona, "her first Shakespearean role"), Coral Browne, Ninka Dolega, Daniel Thorndike, Patrick Wymark, Christopher Hancock, dir:Michael Langham [4pp, 4.5x6.75; Prior to production at The Old Vic Theatre, London on October 31st; VG] £3

1951 (Oct): small flyer for TAMBURLAINE THE GREAT and THE CLANDESTINE MARRIAGE (Old Vic at Shakespeare Memorial Theatre)
Donald Wolfit, Margaret Rawlings, Reginald Tate, Jill Balcon, Leo McKern, Kenneth Griffith, Richard Pasco; Tamburlaine dir:Tyrone Guthrie, Clandestine Marriage dir:Hilton Edwards [single orange sheet; 4.5x7; full company list, comments on the productions; see scan above - A+] £2



1951-52: TAMBURLAINE THE GREAT - Christopher Marlowe (Old Vic)
Donald Wolfit, Kenneth Griffith, David Waller, John Blatchley, Reginald Tate, George Murcell, Jill Balcon, Richard Pasco, Lee Montague, John Abineri, Leo McKern, Margaret Rawlings, Wolfe Morris, Peter Coke, David Greene, dir:Tyrone Guthrie [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; minor marks, else VG] £5

1951-52: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Old Vic)
Irene Worth, Robert Shaw, Alan Badel, Paul Rogers, Kenneth Griffith, Jill Balcon, dir:Tyrone Guthrie [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow] £4

1951-52: OTHELLO (Old Vic)
Douglas Campbell, Paul Rogers, Irene Worth, Coral Browne, Robert Shaw, Ernest Milton, Nicholas Hannen, dir:Michael Langham [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow] £4

1951-52: THE CLANDESTINE MARRIAGE - George Colman and David Garrick (Old Vic)
Donald Wolfit, Rosalind Iden, Leo McKern, dir:Hilton Edwards [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; minor marks, slightly rumpled, else ] £5

1951-52: THE OTHER HEART - James Forsyth (Old Vic)
Paul Rogers, Alan Badel, dir:Langham [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow] £3

1951-52: KING LEAR (Old Vic)
Stephen Murray, Coral Browne, Leo McKern [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow] £4

1951-52: TIMON OF ATHENS (Old Vic)
Andre Morell, Leo McKern, Richard Pasco, dir:Tyrone Guthrie [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow] £5

1951-52: HENRY VI Part III (Old Vic)
Birmingham Repertory Company: Jack May, John Greenwood, Redmond Phillips, Bernard Hepton, Basil Henson, Alfred Burke, Paul Daneman, Edgar Wreford, Rosalind Boxall, Christine Finn, Josee Richard, dir:Douglas Seale [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow] £3

1951-52: THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA (Old Vic)
Bristol Old Vic Company: John Neville, Laurence Payne, Newton Blick, Pamela Alan, Gudrun Ure, Michael Aldridge, William Squire, Julian Slade, dir:Denis Carey [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; rumpled] £3

1952: OLD VIC SCHOOL SHOW 1952 Programme A (Old Vic School Theatre)
Students of the Old Vic School: Scenes from THE STORM (Ostrovsky), short version of THE PROVOK'D WIFE (Vanbrugh), and DIVERTISSEMENT; with Ruth Whine, Suzanne Armstrong, Priscilla Morgan, Avril Elgar, Shirley Bush, Ivo Rodric, David Terence, Alan Dobie, Eric Thompson, Alan Spencer, Gordon Souter, Don Pascoe, Beryl Parish, Jacqueline Hales, Jeremy Burnham, Donald Pickering, Clive Revill, Barbara Grimes, Rosalind Knight, Sheila Benson, Bruce Sharman, Valerie Claire, Victoria Boothby, Cynthia Grenville; The Storm produced by Peter Streuli, assistant producer: Caspar Wrede (Advanced Production Course), The Provok'd Wife produced by George Devine, assistant producer: Frank Dunlop (Advanced Production Course); songs arranged by Jani Strasser [8pp, 5.4x8.5; most uncommon; light vertical bend, else VG] £5

1952: OLD VIC SCHOOL SHOW 1952 Programme B (Old Vic School Theatre)
Students of the Old Vic School: Scenes from KING JOHN, THE GAY LORD QUEX (Pinero), and episodes from KALEVALA (National Epic of Finland); with Alan Dobie, Harald Jensen, Don Pascoe, Trenor Stanley, Jeremy Burnham, EricThompson, James Maxwell, Ivo Rodric, Donald Pickering, Gordon Souter, Morris Perry, Douglas Rain, John Roberts, Alan Spencer, David Terence, Bruce Sharman, Clive Revill, Dyllis Hamlett (AKA Dilys Hamlett), Rilla Stephens, Susan Tunnington, Priscilla Morgan, Sheila Benson, Rosalind Knight, Ruth Whine, Elvi Hale, Shirley Bush, Valerie Claire, Avril Elgar, Victoria Boothby, Suzanne Armstrong, Cynthia Grenville, Barbara Grimes; King John produced by Michel Saint Denis, assistant producer: Sam Bunim, designed by Richard Negri; The Gay Lord Quex produced by Glen Byam Shaw, assistant producer: Desmond Scott; Kalevala produced by Suria Magito and Geraldine Alford, assistant producer: Christopher Morahan; music collected and arranged by Jani Strasser and Leslie Fyson [8pp, 5.4x8.5; most uncommon; light vertical bend, else VG] (£5) SOLD

1952 (11 Jul): WILLIAM POEL COMMEMORATION 11th July 1952 (Old Vic)
Edith Evans, Robert Atkins, Lewis Casson, Russell Thorndike, Margaret Halstan, Adele Dixon, Ernest Milton, Esme Percy, Barbara Jefford, Robert Speaight, Hermione Gingold, Helen Haye [8pp; 5.25x8.25; rumpled, and non-affecting bite out of inner page; 2 newspaper clippings tipped in; highly unusual] £5

1951-52 (Sep-Jun): REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Sep 1951 - Jun 1952 (Old Vic)
Performance Schedule for TAMBURLAINE THE GREAT, OTHELLO, THE CLANDESTINE MARRIAGE, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, KING LEAR, THE OTHER HEART, TIMON OF ATHENS [12pp; 3.75x4.5; company list, notes on the plays, performance schedule, ticket information, Season Ticket form etc.; staples slightly rusty, else VG] £3

1951-52 (Oct-Jun): REPERTOIRE LEAFLET 2nd Edition Oct 1951 - Jun 1952 (Old Vic)
Donald Wolfit, Irene Worth, Paul Rogers, Jill Balcon, Douglas Campbell, Coral Browne, Leo McKern, Richard Pasco, Robert Shaw etc. in OTHELLO, THE CLANDESTINE MARRIAGE, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, KING LEAR, THE OTHER HEART, TIMON OF ATHENS, TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA [8pp; 3.5x4.5; performance schedule, prices, notes, tour, casting and comments; minor repaired tear; see scan above] (£3) SOLD

1951-52 (Nov-Jun): REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Nov 1951 - Jun 1952 (Old Vic)
Performance Schedule for OTHELLO, CLANDESTINE MARRIAGE, MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, KING LEAR, THE OTHER HEART, TIMON OF ATHENS [4pp; 3.5x4.5; prices, notes] (£3) SOLD

1952-53 OLD VIC SEASON director: Hugh Hunt
Peter Finch, Claire Bloom, Alan Badel, Paul Rogers, Irene Worth, Robert Donat, Alexander Knox, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Laurence Payne, Robin Bailey, William Devlin, Jack May, Edgar Wreford, Richard Pasco, Daphne Heard, Phyllida Law, Andree Melly, Alan Dobie, James Maxwell, Douglas Rain, Eric Thompson

1952-53: AN ITALIAN STRAW HAT - Eugene Labiche (Old Vic)
Laurence Payne, Peter Finch, dir:Denis Carey [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1952-53: ROMEO AND JULIET (Old Vic)
Claire Bloom, Alan Badel, Peter Finch, Athene Seyler, dir:Hugh Hunt [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow] £4

1952-53: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (Old Vic)
Paul Rogers, Irene Worth, Claire Bloom, dir:Hugh Hunt [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1952-53: MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL - T. S. Eliot (Old Vic)
Robert Donat, Alan Dobie, Wolfe Morris, Patrick Wymark, Bruce Sharman, John Warner, Douglas Campbell, Newton Blick, William Squire, Paul Rogers, Robin Bailey, Daniel Thorndike, John Phillips, Eric Thompson, Yvonne Coulette, Phyllida Law, Andree Melly, Janet Joye, Irene Sutcliffe, dir:Robert Helpmann [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow] £5

1952-53: KING HENRY VIII (Old Vic)
Paul Rogers, Alexander Knox, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, dir:Tyrone Guthrie [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow] £4

1952 (6 May): KING HENRY VIII - Gala in presence of H.M.The Queen (Old Vic)
Paul Rogers, Alexander Knox, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, dir:Tyrone Guthrie [8pp, 5x7.5; card cover; slightly rumpled, else ] £3

1952-53: JULIUS CAESAR (Old Vic)
Robin Bailey, Paul Rogers, William Devlin, dir:Hugh Hunt [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow] £4

1952-53: KING HENRY V (Old Vic)
Bristol Old Vic Company: John Neville, Patrick McGoohan, dir:Denis Carey [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; marks on cover, else VG] £1

1952-53: HENRY VI Part I (Old Vic)
Birmingham Repertory Company: Jack May, Edgar Wreford, William Driver, Alfred Burke, Richard Pasco, Bernard Hepton, Kenneth Williams (as Duke of Burgundy), Rosalind Boxall; dir:Douglas Seale [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; light folds, minor marks, else VG] (£4) SOLD

1952-53: HENRY VI Part II (Old Vic/14 July 1953) Birmingham Rep Company
Jack May (as Henry VI), Edgar Wreford, Alfred Burke, John Arnatt (as Duke of York), Alan Bridges, Alan Rowe, Richard Pasco (as Duke of Suffolk), Peter Henchie, John Unicomb, Alan Nunn, Frederick Treves, Bernard Hepton (as Earl of Warwick), Eric Jones, Kenneth Williams (as John Hume; Smith), Norman Pitt, John Greenwood, Redmond Phillips, William Driver, William Avenell (as Jack Cade), Rosalind Boxall (as Margaret), Nancie Jackson, Jean Robbins, Kathleen Canty, Eleanore Bryan, Barbara Burke, Dorothy White, Ivan Booth, Philip Dudley, Kenneth Greed, Neville Hodgson, Hugh O'Neill, Michael Robbins, Jon Rollason, Robert Stafford, Humphrey Stanbury, David Sutton; dir:Douglas Seale [8pp, 5x7.25 (yellow); cast list, synopsis, credits etc.; minor marks else VG] £4

1952-53: HENRY VI Part III (Old Vic) Birmingham Rep Company
Jack May, Edgar Wreford, Richard Pasco, Kenneth Williams, dir:Douglas Seale [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow] £SOLD

1953 (July): HENRY VIII (Old Vic at The Opera House, Manchester)
Old Vic Company: Paul Rogers, Alexander Knox, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Robert Eddison, Eric Thompson, Patrick Wymark, David Waller, Alan Dobie, Margaret Courtenay, Phyllida Law, dir:Tyrone Guthrie [12pp; 5.75x9; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1953-54 OLD VIC SEASON director: Michael Benthall
HAMLET, ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, KING JOHN, TWELFTH NIGHT, CORIOLANUS, and THE TEMPEST
Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, John Neville, Michael Hordern, Fay Compton, Robert Hardy, Paul Daneman


1953-54: HAMLET (Old Vic)
Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Michael Hordern, Fay Compton, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; 4 photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1953-54: THE TEMPEST (Old Vic)
Michael Hordern, Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, John Neville, Robert Hardy, dir:Robert Helpmann [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; 4 photos] £4

1953-54: CORIOLANUS (Old Vic)
Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Fay Compton, Paul Daneman, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; 4 photos] £4

1953-54: TWELFTH NIGHT (Old Vic)
Claire Bloom, Richard Burton, Michael Hordern, John Neville, dir:Denis Carey [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; 4 photos] £4

1953-54: KING JOHN (Old Vic)
Richard Burton, Michael Hordern, Fay Compton, John Neville, dir:George Devine [8pp, 5x7.25; yellow; 4 photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1953-54: ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL (Old Vic)
Michael Hordern, Claire Bloom, Fay Compton, John Neville, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; 4 photos] £4

1953 (Sep-Oct): REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Sep-Oct 1953 (Old Vic)
Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Michael Hordern, Fay Compton, John Neville, Robert Hardy, John Wood in HAMLET, ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL [8pp; 3.5x4.5; performance schedule, casting, prices, notes; rumpled] £2

1953 (Oct-Nov): REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Oct-Nov 1953 (Old Vic)
Richard Burton, Claire Bloom, Michael Hordern, Fay Compton, John Neville, Robert Hardy, John Wood, Paul Daneman in HAMLET, ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, KING JOHN [8pp, 3.5x4.5; performance schedule, casting, prices, notes] £3

1954-55 OLD VIC SEASON director: Michael Benthall
MACBETH, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, RICHARD II, AS YOU LIKE IT, HENRY IV Part 1, and HENRY IV Part 2
Paul Rogers, Ann Todd, John Neville, Eric Porter, Virginia McKenna, Robert Hardy, John Wood

1954-55: MACBETH (Old Vic)
Paul Rogers, Ann Todd, John Neville, Eric Porter (as Banquo), Rachel Roberts, Clifford Williams (as a Witch), Robert Hardy (as Duncan), Paul Daneman, John Wood (as Lennox), Alan Dobie, Laurence Hardy, Geoffrey Chater, Aubrey Morris, Gwen Cherrell, Bunny May (as son to Macduff), Charles Gray, Ronald Fraser, John Woodvine, dir: Michael Benthall [8pp, 5x7.25; yellow; 5 photos; with ticket!] £5

1954-55: LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST (Old Vic)
Paul Rogers, John Neville, Eric Porter, Ann Todd, Robert Hardy, Aubrey Morris, Michael Bates, Bunny May, Rachel Roberts, Gwen Cherrell, Virginia McKenna, Paul Daneman, Laurence Hardy, Charles Gray, Geoffrey Chater, Ronald Fraser, Clifford Williams, John Woodvine, Alan Dobie, John Wood, dir:Frith Banbury [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; 5 photos] £4

1954-55: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Old Vic)
Paul Rogers, Ann Todd, Eric Porter, dir:Denis Carey [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; 5 photos] £4

1954-55: AS YOU LIKE IT (Old Vic)
Virginia McKenna, Paul Rogers, John Neville, Eric Porter, dir:Robert Helpmann [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; 5 photos] £4

1954-55: RICHARD II (Old Vic)
John Neville, Eric Porter, Virginia McKenna, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; 5 photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1954-55: HENRY IV PT I (Old Vic)
Paul Rogers, Robert Hardy, John Neville, Eric Porter, Ann Todd, dir:Douglas Seale [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; 5 photos] £4

1954-55: HENRY IV PT II (Old Vic)
Paul Rogers, Charles Gray, John Woodvine, Daniel Thorndike, Geoffrey Chater, Rachel Roberts, Ronald Fraser, Robert Hardy, Michael Bates, Ann Todd, Job Stewart, Gwen Cherrell, John Neville, Eric Porter, John Wood, Paul Daneman, Alan Dobie, Clifford Williams, dir:Douglas Seale [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; 5 photos] £4

1954: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Old Vic Tour of Canada and North America) Souvenir Brochure
A splendid souvenir of the Old Vic Company's Tour of Canada and North America in late 1954. This copiously-illustrated softback book contains over 50 photographs, and is charmingly illustrated with line-drawings and costume designs by Christopher and Robin Ironside. The contents include several photographic features (on The Old Vic, Moira Shearer, Michael Benthall, Robert Helpmann, and Stanley Holloway), various illustrated articles, the complete text of the play, and biographies w.photos of the leading performers. The cast included Stanley Holloway, Eliot Makeham, Michael Redington, Philip Locke, Norman Rossington, Joan Benham, Ann Walford, Terence Longdon, Patrick MacNee, Anthony Nicholls, Margaret Courtenay, John Dearth, Daniel Thorndike, Peter Johnson, Robert Helpmann, Moira Shearer, Philip Guard, Jocelyn Britton, Joan King, Sheila Wright, Tania d'Avray, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Elisabeth Wade; dir: Michael Benthall, choreog: Robert Helpmann, 'Nocturne' arr: Frederick Ashton, des: Christopher and Robin Ironside, Felix Mendelssohn music c: Hugo Rignold or Arthur Lief [60pp, 8.75x11.75; very small tear to bottom of cover and first page, slight scuff on cover (see scan), otherwise VG - clean and sound] (£9) SOLD

1955 (Apr-May): REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Apr-May 1955 (Old Vic)
Paul Rogers, Ann Todd, John Neville, Eric Porter, Virginia McKenna, Robert Hardy, John Wood in AS YOU LIKE IT, MACBETH, RICHARD II, HENRY IV PT I, HENRY IV PT II [6pp; 3.5x4.5; performance schedule, company list, prices, notes] £3

1955-56 OLD VIC SEASON director: Michael Benthall
JULIUS CAESAR, THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, THE WINTER'S TALE, HENRY V, OTHELLO, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, ROMEO AND JULIET, MACBETH, and RICHARD II
Richard Burton, John Neville, Paul Rogers, Rosemary Harris, Wendy Hiller, Coral Browne, Charles Gray, Margaret Rawlings, Zena Walker, Richard Wordsworth, Claire Bloom, Gerald Cross

1955 (Aug-Sep): JULIUS CAESAR (Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh)
Old Vic Company: John Woodvine, Charles Gray, Clifford Williams, Gerald Cross (as Caesar), Rosemary Harris, John Neville (as Marc Anthony), Paul Rogers (as Brutus), Richard Wordsworth (as Cassius), John Wood (as Decius Brutus), Wendy Hiller (as Portia), Margaret Courtenay, Annette Crosbie, dir:Michael Benthall [16pp, 5.75x9; uncommon programme; VG] £5

1955-56: OTHELLO (Old Vic)
Richard Burton (as Othello), John Neville (as Iago), Rosemary Harris, Wendy Hiller, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp, 5x7.25; yellow; 8 photos] £8

1955-56: OTHELLO (Old Vic)
Richard Burton (as Iago), John Neville (as Othello), Rosemary Harris, Wendy Hiller, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp, 5x7.25; yellow; 8 photos] £8

1955-56: RICHARD II (Old Vic)
John Neville, Charles Gray, Paul Rogers [8pp, 5x7.25; yellow; 4 photos; slightly rumpled] (£4) SOLD

1955-56: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR (Old Vic)
Wendy Hiller, Margaret Rawlings, Paul Rogers, dir:Douglas Seale [8pp, 5x7.25; yellow; 8 photos] £4

1955-56: THE WINTER'S TALE (Old Vic)
Paul Rogers, John Neville, Wendy Hiller, Charles Gray, Zena Walker, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp, 5x7.25; yellow; 8 photos] £4

1955-56: HENRY V (Old Vic)
Richard Burton, John Neville, Jack Gwillim, Denis Holmes, Harold Kasket, John Woodvine, James Villiers, Aubrey Morris, Job Stewart, Richard Wordsworth, Rachel Roberts, John Greenwood, Peter Needham, Derek Francis, Edward Harvey, Bryan Pringle, Gerald Cross, John Wood (as the Dauphin), Charles Gray, Anthony White, Dudley Jones, John Fraser, Zena Walker, Keith Taylor, Tom Kneebone, Clifford Williams, Ronald Allen, David Saire, Derry Nesbitt, Margaret Courtenay, Nicholas Richardson, Annette Crosbie, Gillian Neason, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp, 5x7.25; yellow; 8 photos; minor marks, date on cover, else VG] £4

1955-56: JULIUS CAESAR (Old Vic)
Paul Rogers, John Neville, Richard Wordsworth, Rosemary Harris, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp, 5x7.25; yellow; 8 photos] £4

1955-56: MACBETH (Old Vic)
Paul Rogers, Coral Browne, Charles Gray, Jeremy Brett (as Malcolm), dir:Michael Benthall [8pp, 5x7.25; yellow; 6 photos] £4

1955-56: TROILUS AND CRESSIDA (Old Vic)
John Neville, Rosemary Harris, John Woodvine, John Wood, Denis Holmes, James Villiers, Paul Rogers, Wendy Hiller, Margaret Courtenay, Rachel Roberts, Derek Francis, Dudley Jones, Laurence Hardy, Charles Gray, Jeremy Brett, Clifford Williams, Gerald Cross, Fraser Kerr, Derek New, Bryan Pringle, dir:Tyrone Guthrie - famous modern dress production [8pp, 5x7.25; yellow; 8 cast photos] £5

1955-56: ROMEO AND JULIET (Old Vic)
John Neville, Claire Bloom, Paul Rogers, Charles Gray, Jeremy Brett (as Paris), John Woodvine, Jack Gwillim, Daniel Moynihan, Peter Bowles (as Abraham), Jennifer Wilson, Margaret Courtenay, Wynne Clark, Fraser Kerr, James Villiers, Annette Crosbie, dir:Robert Helpmann [8pp, 5x7.25; yellow; 6 photos] £4

1956 (Aug-Sep): ROMEO AND JULIET (Old Vic at The Opera House, Manchester)
Old Vic Company: John Neville, Claire Bloom, Paul Rogers, Charles Gray, Jeremy Brett, John Woodvine, Peter Bowles, Margaret Courtenay, Wynne Clark, dir:Robert Helpmann [12pp, 5.75x9; uncommon programme; slightly rumpled, else VG; w.2 review clippings] (£4) SOLD

1956 (May-Jun): REPERTOIRE LEAFLET May-June 1956 (Old Vic)
Richard Burton, Paul Rogers, Wendy Hiller, John Neville, Coral Browne, Richard Wordsworth, Jack Gwillim, Gerald Cross, Rosemary Harris, Zena Walker, Laurence Hardy, Rachel Roberts, Jeremy Brett, John Wood, Charles Gray, Clifford Williams, Margaret Courtenay, Annette Crosbie, John Woodvine, James Villiers, Fraser Kerr in TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, OTHELLO, HENRY V, HENRY V, MACBETH [6pp, 3.5x4.5; performance schedule, company list, prices, notes; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1956 OLD VIC Summer Season
Moira Shearer, Derek Godfrey, Peter O'Toole, Alan Dobie, Doreen Aris, Albert Finney

1956 (Summer): MAJOR BARBARA (Old Vic)
Bristol Old Vic Company: Marie Burke, Michael Meacham, Antony Tuckey, Phyllida Law, Moira Shearer (as Barbara), Derek Godfrey, Graham Crowden, Joseph O'Conor, Phillada Sewell, Edward Hardwicke, Sonia Fraser, Peter O'Toole, Alan Dobie, Eve Watkinson, Patrick Blackwell, dir:John Moody [8pp, 5x7.25; yellow; cast list, credits, producer's note etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1956 (Summer): CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA (Old Vic)
Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company: Kenneth Mackintosh, Geoffrey Bayldon (as Caesar), Doreen Aris (as Cleopatra), Nancie Jackson, Charmian Eyre, Jill Forest, Jacqueline Wilson, Bunny May, Eric Jones, Robert Chetwyn, Ronald Hines, Bernard Hepton, Geoffrey Taylor, Michael Robbins, Colin George, Alan Rowe, Mark Kingston, Kross Leigh, Nicholas Courtney, John Howlett, Mark Brackenbury, Angus Mackay, Albert Finney (as Belzanor), dir:Douglas Seale [8pp, 5x7.25; yellow; cast list, credits, programme notes etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4


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