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1956-57 OLD VIC SEASON director: Michael Benthall
TIMON OF ATHENS, CYMBELINE, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, TITUS ANDRONICUS and THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, and KING RICHARD III
Keith Michell, Barbara Jefford, Margaret Whiting, Derek Godfrey, Ralph Richardson, Robert Helpmann, Derek Francis, Fay Compton, Dudley Jones

1956-57: ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA (Old Vic)
Keith Michell, Margaret Whiting, Derek Godfrey, Paul Curran, Richard Gale, Harold Innocent, David King, Gabriel Woolf, James Booth, dir:Robert Helpmann [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £4

1956-57: TIMON OF ATHENS (Old Vic)
Ralph Richardson, Barbara Jefford, Dudley Jones, Derek Godfrey, Harold Innocent, James Booth, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £5

1956-57: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (Old Vic)
Robert Helpmann, Barbara Jefford, David Dodimead, Richard Gale, John Fraser, Paul Curran, Harold Innocent, James Booth, Gabriel Woolf, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £4

1956-57: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Old Vic)
Keith Michell, Barbara Jefford, Derek Francis, Jacqueline Ellis, John Humphrey, Derek Godfrey, John Fraser, Margaret Whiting, Dudley Jones, Paul Curran, Gabriel Woolf, dir:Denis Carey [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £4

1956-57: CYMBELINE (Old Vic)
Derek Godfrey, Barbara Jefford, Derek Francis, Gabriel Woolf, Joan Sanderson, Leon Gluckman, Paul Curran, Margaret Whiting, Harold Innocent, David Dodimead, Dudley Jones, Richard Gale, John Rye, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £4

1956-57: THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA (Old Vic)
Richard Gale, Keith Michell, Dudley Jones, Barbara Jefford, David Dodimead, Robert Helpmann, Derek Godfrey, dir:Michael Langham [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £4

1956-57: KING RICHARD III (Old Vic)
John Humphry, Paul Domanski, Colin Spaull, David Dodimead, Robert Helpmann, Richard Gale, Bernard Warwick, Derek Francis, Derek Godfrey, Paul Curran, David King, Dudley Jones, Margaret Whiting, Fay Compton, Barbara Leake, Barbara Jefford, Harold Innocent, dir:Douglas Seale [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £4

1956-57: TITUS ANDRONICUS and THE COMEDY OF ERRORS (Old Vic)
Robert Helpmann, Richard Gale, Derek Francis, John Humphry, Derek Godfrey, Derek New, John Fraser, John Rye, James Culliford, James Booth, David King, Richard Carpenter, Keith Michell, Paul Domanski, Dudley Jones, Paul Curran, Bernard Warwick, Brian Panter, Gabriel Woolf, Harold Innocent, Bernard Behrens, John Flint, Barbara Jefford, Ingrid Hafner, Barbara Leake, John Morris, Margaret Whiting, Anne McMurdo, Jacqueline Ellis, Rosemary Crowson, dir:Walter Hudd [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow] £4

1956: VIC-WELLS BALL 1956 - TICKET
Marius Goring, Margaret Rawlings [4pp on orange card; 5x7.5; ticket No.402] £3

1957-58 OLD VIC SEASON director: Michael Benthall
HAMLET, HENRY VI Parts I and II, HENRY VI Part III, MEASURE FOR MEASURE, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, KING LEAR, TWELFTH NIGHT, and HENRY VIII
John Neville, Coral Browne, Judi Dench, Tom Courtenay, Barbara Jefford, Derek Godfrey, Joyce Redman, Frankie Howerd, Harry Andrews, John Gielgud, Edith Evans, Paul Daneman, Paul Rogers, Robert Helpman, Keith Michell, Moira Shearer

1957 (Sep): HAMLET (Royal Court, Liverpool)
John Neville, Jack Gwillim, Coral Browne, Judi Dench, Derek Francis, John Humphry, David Dodimead, Daniel Thorndike, David Waller, Margaret Courtenay, Barry Ingham (as "Barrie Ingham"), Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Michael Culver, Harold Innocent, Richard Gale, Edward Hardwicke; dir:Michael Benthall [12pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, credits etc.; photo not included; VG] £4

1957-58: HAMLET (Old Vic)
John Neville, Jack Gwillim, Coral Browne (as Gertrude), Judi Dench, Derek Francis, John Humphry, Michael Culver, Margaret Courtenay, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £4

1957-58: HAMLET (Old Vic)
John Neville, Jack Gwillim, Margaret Courtenay (as Gertrude), Judi Dench, Derek Francis, John Humphry, Michael Culver, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £4

1957-58: TWELFTH NIGHT (Old Vic)
Barbara Jefford, John Neville, Paul Daneman, Judi Dench, Derek Godfrey, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] (£4) SOLD

1957-58: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Old Vic)
Jack Gwillim, Margaret Courtenay, Harold Innocent, David Waller, Rosemary Webster, John Humphry, Richard Gale, Coral Browne (as Helena), Paul Daneman, Frankie Howerd (as Bottom), Ronald Fraser, Daniel Thorndike, Derek Francis, James Culliford, Adrienne Hill, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Barrie Ingham, Michael Culver, Keith Taylor, Judi Dench (as First Fairy), Derek Godfrey (as Oberon), Joyce Redman (as Titania), Juliet Cooke, Bridget Wood, Gillian Bosworth, Stella Orton, Valerie Gibson, Jean Atkinson, Nancy Kwan, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp; 5x7.25; cast photos; rumpled] £3

1957-58: HENRY VIII (Old Vic)
John Gielgud, Harry Andrews, Edith Evans, Jack Gwillim, Richard Wordsworth, Barrie Ingham, Dennis Chinnery, David Dodimead, Roy Patrick, Harry Andrews, Ronald Fraser, Paul Daneman, Oliver Neville, Charles West, John Humphry, Jill Dixon, James Culliford, Edward Hardwicke, Daniel Thorndike, Derek Godfrey, David Waller, Rosalind Atkinson, Harold Innocent, Juliet Cooke, Derek Francis, Margaret Courtenay, Keith Taylor, Brian Badcoe, Crispian Woodgate, Michael Culver, Gordon Fairclough, Simon Fraser, Neville Jason, Thomas Johnston, David Mann, Stanley Meadows, James Mellor, John Rye, Judi Dench, Wendy Errol, Adrienne Hill, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, dir: Michael Benthall 8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £5

1957-58: MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Old Vic)
Anthony Nicholls, Daniel Thorndike, John Neville, Derek Godfrey, Edward Hardwicke, Margaret Courtenay, Paul Daneman, Richard Gale, Judi Dench (as Juliet), Barbara Jefford (as Isabella), Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Ronald Fraser, Barrie Ingham, Harold Innocent, David Waller, dir:Margaret Webster [8pp; 5x7.25; w.two newsclippings; yellow; cast photos] £4

1957-58: HENRY VI Parts I & II (Old Vic)
Paul Daneman, Derek Godfrey, Barbara Jefford, Judi Dench, dir:Douglas Seale [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £4

1957-58: HENRY VI Part III (Old Vic)
Paul Daneman, Derek Godfrey, Barbara Jefford, dir:Douglas Seale [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £3

1957-58: KING LEAR (Old Vic)
Paul Rogers, Michael Culver, Dennis Chinnery, David Dodimead, Oliver Neville, Jack Gwillim, Derek Francis, Derek Godfrey, John Humphry, Roy Patrick, Edward Hardwicke, Paul Daneman, Brian Badcoe, Charles West, Barrie Ingham, James Culliford, James Mellor, Stanley Meadows, Coral Browne (as Goneril), Barbara Jefford (as Regan), Rosemary Webster, Juliet Cooke, Judi Dench, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Simon Fraser, Neville Jason, Thomas Johnston, John Rye, Keith Taylor, Crispian Woodgate, dir:Douglas Seale [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £4

1957-58: KING LEAR (Old Vic)
Paul Rogers, Michael Culver, Dennis Chinnery, David Dodimead, Oliver Neville, Jack Gwillim, Derek Francis, Derek Godfrey, John Humphry, Roy Patrick, Edward Hardwicke, Paul Daneman, Brian Badcoe, Charles West, Barrie Ingham, James Culliford, James Mellor, Stanley Meadows, Margaret Courtenay (as Goneril), Barbara Jefford (as Regan), Rosemary Webster, Juliet Cooke, Judi Dench, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Simon Fraser, Neville Jason, Thomas Johnston, John Rye, Keith Taylor, Crispian Woodgate, dir:Douglas Seale [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos; VG] £4

1958 (18 March): A PRIVATE PERFORMANCE in the gracious presence of H.M. The Queen and H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh for Opening of the Old Vic Annexe - Scenes from HENRY IV PT.2, HAMLET, TWO GENTS, SHREW, DREAM (Old Vic)
Paul Rogers, Paul Daneman, Barrie Ingham, John Neville, Coral Browne, Judi Dench, David Waller, Margaret Courtenay, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Michael Culver, Edward Hardwicke, Harold innocent, Robert Helpman, Barbara Jefford, Keith Michell, John Rye, Frankie Howerd, Moira Shearer, devised by Michael Benthall [7.25x9.75, 12pp on heavy paper; article, credits, Folio Plan 1953-58, list of artists, Overseas Tours etc.; VG condition] £9

1958-59 OLD VIC SEASON director: Michael Benthall
Michael Hordern, John Phillips, Ronald Lewis, Beatrix Lehmann, Joss Ackland, Miles Malleson, Barbara Jefford, John Justin, Alec McCowen, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Hugh Griffith, Flora Robson, Isabel Jeans, Irene Worth, Ernest Thesiger, Barry Ingham, Derek Francis, Catherine Lacey

1958-59: JULIUS CAESAR (Old Vic)
Jack May (as Julius Caesar/Octavius Caesar), Ronald Lewis, John Phillips (as Brutus), Michael Hordern (as Cassius), Pauline Letts, Gerald James, dir:Douglas Seale [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £4

1958-59: MACBETH (Old Vic)
Michael Hordern, Jack May, Beatrix Lehmann, John Phillips, dir:Douglas Seale [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £4

1958-59: THE TEMPEST, or THE ENCHANTED ISLAND - Purcell, Dryden & Davenant (Old Vic)
Natasha Parry, John Phillips, Jeanette Sterke, Joss Ackland, Miles Malleson, Gerald James, Jeremy Kemp, Mary Thomas, Edgar Fleet, dir:Douglas Seale [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; minor marks, else VG] £3

1958-59: AS YOU LIKE IT (Old Vic)
Barbara Jefford, John Justin, Alec McCowen, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, John Moffatt, Gerald James, John Stride, Barbara Leigh-Hunt; dir:Toye [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos; VG] (£6) SOLD

1958-59: THE CENCI - Percy Bysshe Shelley (Old Vic)
Hugh Griffith, Barbara Jefford, John Phillips, Veronica Turleigh [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £4

1958-59: SGNARELLE and TARTUFFE - Moliere (Old Vic)
Derek Francis, Rosalind Atkinson, Miles Malleson, Pauline Jameson, Barry Ingham, Gerald James, dir:Miles Malleson/Douglas Seale [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £4

1958-59: GHOSTS - Henrik Ibsen (Old Vic)
Flora Robson, Michael Hordern, Ronald Lewis, dir:John Fernald [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £4

1958-59: THE DOUBLE-DEALER - William Congreve (Old Vic)
Charles West, John Justin, John Woodvine, Alec McCowen, Miles Malleson, Joss Ackland, Ursula Jeans, Donald Houston, Judi Dench, Moyra Fraser, Maggie Smith, Gordon Gardner, Norman Scace, Paul Harris, Stephen Moore, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £6

1958-59: MARY STUART - Schiller, translated by Stephen Spender, adapted by Peter Wood (Old Vic)
Irene Worth, Catherine Lacey, Rosalind Atkinson, John Phillips, Kenneth Mackintosh, Derek Francis, Ernest Thesiger, Gerald James, Ronald Lewis, Jack May, Dennis Chinnery, Norman Scace, Edward Hardwicke, Barrie Ingham, John Church, Jeremy Kemp, Charles West, Gordon Gardner, Brian Jackson, Martin Redpath, dir:Peter Wood [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £4

1958-59: THE MAGISTRATE - Arthur Wing Pinero (Old Vic)
Silvia Francis, Barrie Ingham, Michael Danvers-Walker, Juliet Cooke, Pauline Jameson, Michael Hordern (as Mr.Posket), Derek Francis, Pauline Letts, Dennis Chinnery, Norman Scace, John Phillips, Jack May, Charles West, Peter Moynihan, Jeremy Kemp, Gerald James, dir:Douglas Seale [8pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £4

1958 (Sep-Nov): REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Sep-Nov 1958 (Old Vic)
Michael Hordern, Ronald Lewis, Irene Worth, Ernest Thesiger, Catherine Lacey, John Phillips, Derek Francis in MARY STUART, JULIUS CAESAR [12pp; 3.5x4.5 booklet; performance schedule, prices, notes] £3

1958-59: Card flyer for THE TEMPEST, or THE ENCHANTED ISLAND - Purcell, Dryden & Davenant (Old Vic)
John Phillips, Joss Ackland, Natasha Parry, Miles Malleson, dir:Douglas Seale [single green card sheet; 7.5x4.75; full cast and credits, booking details] £2

1959: GHOSTS - Henrik Ibsen (Old Vic at the Princes Theatre)
Flora Robson, Donald Wolfit, Ronald Lewis, dir:John Fernald [12pp, 4.8x7.25; yellow; 3 cast photos; light horizontal bend, else VG] £4

1959-60 OLD VIC SEASON director: Michael Benthall
Barbara Jefford, John Justin, Alec McCowen, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Joss Ackland, Donald Houston, Miles Malleson, Isabel Jeans, Fay Compton, Robert Harris, Moyra Fraser, George Baker

1959-60: AS YOU LIKE IT (Old Vic/3 Sep 1959)
Barbara Jefford, John Justin, Alec McCowen, Judi Dench (as Phebe), Maggie Smith (as Celia), John Moffatt, Donald Houston, dir:Wendy Toye [12pp; 5x7.25, yellow; photos] £6

1959-60: THE DOUBLE-DEALER - William Congreve (Old Vic/7 Sep 1959)
Charles West, John Justin, John Woodvine, Alec McCowen, Miles Malleson, Joss Ackland, Ursula Jeans, Donald Houston, Judi Dench, Moyra Fraser, Maggie Smith, Gordon Gardner, Norman Scace, Paul Harris, Stephen Moore [8pp; 5x7.25, yellow; cast photos] £5

1959-60: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - Oscar Wilde (Old Vic/13 Oct 1959)
Alec McCowen, Norman Scace, John Justin, Fay Compton, Barbara Jefford, Rosalind Atkinson, Judi Dench (as Cecily Cardew), Miles Malleson, William McAllister, Dyson Lovell, dir:Michael Benthall [8pp; 5x7.25, yellow; production photo; with ten newsclipping reviews, including 3 production photos; VG] £8

1959-60: KING RICHARD II (Old Vic/17 Nov 1959)
John Justin, Robert Harris, Walter Hudd, George Baker, John Stride, John Woodvine, Jeremy Kemp, Joss Ackland, Jeffer Wickham, John Moffatt, Gerald Kames, Stephen Moore, Roderick Horn, Maggie Smith, Rosalind Atkinson, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, dir:Val May [8pp; 5x7.25, yellow; photos] £4

1959-60: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR (Old Vic/22 Dec 1959)
William McAllister, Gerald James, Stephen Moore, George Baker, Joss Ackland, George Little, Jeremy Kemp, John Woodvine, Judi Dench (as Anne Page), Maggie Smith (as Mistress Ford), Moyra Fraser, Peter Hodgson, Charles West, Gordon Gardner, Rosalind Atkinson, Peter Ellis, John Moffatt, Dyson Lovell, Alec McCowen (as Ford), Paul Harris, Jeffry Wickham, dir:John Hale [12pp; 5x7.25, yellow; cast photos] £5

1959-60: SAINT JOAN - G B Shaw (Old Vic/9 Feb 1960)
Barbara Jefford, Stephen Moore, Roderick Horn, Alec McCowen (as The Dauphin), Donald Houston, John Moffatt, Robert Harris, dir:Douglas Seale [12pp; 5x7.25, yellow; photos] £4

1959-60: WHAT EVERY WOMAN KNOWS - J. M. Barrie (Old Vic/12 Apr 1960)
Gerald James, George Baker, Joss Ackland, Maggie Smith, Donald Houston, John Gay, Fay Compton, Wendy Williams, Davina Beswick, John Moffatt, Paul Harris, dir:Philip Potter [12pp; 5x7.25, yellow; photos] £4

1960 (Feb-Apr): REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Feb-Apr 1960 (Old Vic)
Barbara Jefford, John Justin, Alec McCowen, Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Joss Ackland, Donald Houston, Miles Malleson, Fay Compton, Robert Harris, Walter Hudd in RICHARD II, MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, SAINT JOAN [12pp; 3.5x4.5 booklet; performance schedule, casting, prices, notes, photo of Barbara Jefford; slight creases] (£3) SOLD

1960-61 OLD VIC SEASON director: Michael Benthall
Judi Dench, John Stride, Alec McCowen, Barbara Jefford, Robert Harris, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Peggy Mount, Tommy Steele, Valerie Taylor, Judith Anderson, Tony Britton, Douglas Campbell, George Baker, William Russell, Ann Bell

1960-61: THE SEAGULL - Anton Chekhov (Old Vic/1 September 1960)
Derek Smith, Georgine Anderson, Tom Courtenay (as Konstantin), Cyril Luckham, Charles West, Ann Bell, Sylvia Coleridge, Ralph Michael, Gerald James, Judith Anderson, Tony Britton (as Trigorin), David Lloyd Meredith, Rosemarie Dunham, dir:John Fernald [12pp; 5x7.25; yellow; photos] £5

1960-61: ROMEO AND JULIET (Old Vic/4 October 1960)
Judi Dench, John Stride, Alec McCowen, Peggy Mount, dir:Franco Zeffirelli [12pp; 5x7.25; yellow; photos] £5

1960-61: MARY STUART - Schiller, translated by Stephen Spender (Old Vic/11 October 1960)
Valerie Taylor, Gwen Watford, Robert Harris, John Humphry, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Derek Smith, William Hobbs, Vernon Dobtcheff; dir:Philip Dale [12pp; 5x7.25; yellow; photos] £4

1960-61: SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER - Oliver Goldsmith (Old Vic/8 November 1960)
Nicholas Meredith, Peggy Mount, Tommy Steele, Judi Dench, John Humphry, dir:Douglas Seale [12pp; 5x7.25; yellow; photos] £5

1960-61: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Old Vic/20 December 1960)
John Humphry, Jennie Goossens, Derek Smith, Judi Dench (as Hermia), Michael Meacham, John Stride, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Robert Harris, Douglas Campbell, Stephen Moore, Brian Hawksley, Charles West, Gerald James, Tom Courtenay, Sarah Long, Alec McCowen (as Oberon), Gwen Watford, Wendy Polwart, Harry Godfrey, Jeromy Gold, Heather Emmanuel, Jacqueline Mitchell, Judith Jackson, Ann Bell, Michael Graham Cox, Vernon Dobtcheff, Peter Ellis, Kerry Gardner, William Hobbs, Thomas Kempinski, dir:Michael Langham [12pp; 5x7.25; yellow; photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1961 OLD VIC TOUR to Warsaw, Leningrad and Moscow

1961 (Jan-Feb): MACBETH (Old Vic in Warsaw)
Rosalind Atkinson, John Moffatt, George Baker, Walter Hudd, William Russell, Danvers Walker, William McAllister, Thomas Johnston, Peter Hodgson, David King, Paul Rogers (as Macbeth), Joss Ackland (as Banquo), Gordon Gardner, Job Stewart, Barbara Jefford (as Lady Macbeth), Frank Middlemass, Peter Brett, John Gay, Pauline Taylor, Diana Scougall, Irene Sutcliffe, Jill Booty, Roger Grainger, Martin Redpath, Roderick Horn, John Bay, Barry Boys, Mark Brackenbury, Howard Daley, Peter Eyre, Mark Kingston, Leslie Moxon, Antony Webb, dir:Michael Benthall [24pp, 5.75x8; 9 company photos, cast list, programme notes, synopsis and biographies (in Polish); very uncommon; slightly rumpled, else VG] (£5) SOLD

1961 (Jan-Feb): SAINT JOAN - G B Shaw (Old Vic in Warsaw)
David King, John Gay, Barbara Jefford (as Joan), Mark Kingston, Frank Middlemass, Joss Ackland, Roderick Horn, Danvers Walker, Peter Brett, Job Stewart (as Dauphin), Diana Scougall, William Russell (as Dunois), Gordon Gardner, George Baker (as Warwick), John Moffatt (as De Stogumber), Peter Hodgson, Paul Rogers (as Cauchon), Walter Hudd (as The Inquisitor), Thomas Johnston, John Bay, William McAllister, Jill Booty, Pauline Taylor, Barry Boys, Mark Brackenbury, Howard Daley, Peter Eyre, Roger Grainger, Leslie Moxon, Martin Redpath, Antony Webb, dir:Douglas Seale [24pp, 5.75x8; 10 company photos; cast list, programme notes, synopsis and biographies (in Polish); very uncommon; slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

1961 (Jan-Feb): 32-PAGE SOUVENIR BROCHURE (Old Vic in Warsaw, Leningrad and Moscow)
Souvenir Brochure for the Old Vic Tour to Poland and the USSR, with productions of MACBETH, SAINT JOAN and THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST; featuring Joss Ackland, Rosalind Atkinson, George Baker, John Bay, Jill Booty, Barry Boys, Mark Brackenbury, Peter Brett, Howard Daley, Peter Eyre, Gordon Gardner, John Gay, Roger Grainger, Peter Hodgson, Roderick Horn, Walter Hudd, Barbara Jefford, Thomas Johnston, David King, Mark Kingston, William McAllister, Frank Middlemass, John Moffatt, Leslie Moxon, Martin Redpath, Paul Rogers, William Russell, Diana Scougall, Job Stewart, Irene Sutcliffe, Pauline Taylor, Danvers Walker, Antony Webb [32pp, 10.25x10.75; introduction, cast lists, synopses, credits, biographies (all in Russian), 29 production photos, 11 cast photos etc.; very uncommon; slightly rumpled, mild vertical bend, else VG] £9

1960-61 OLD VIC SEASON continued

1960-61: HENRY IV Part 1 (Old Vic/14 February 1961)
Robert Harris, John Stride, Douglas Campbell, Tom Courtenay, Tony Britton, Derek Smith, Stephen Moore, Gwen Watford, Peter Ellis, Laurence Asprey, Sylvia Coleridge, John Humphry, Gerald James, dir:Dennis Vance [12pp; 5x7.25; yellow; photos; slightly rumpled, minor marks, else VG] £3

1960-61: TWELFTH NIGHT (Old Vic/18 April 1961)
Barbara Jefford, Joss Ackland, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Stephen Moore, Ann Bell, Alec McCowen, Derek Smith, dir:Colin Graham [12pp; 5x7.25; yellow; photos; minor marks, else VG] £2

1961 (Sun 14 May 1961): HEROINES OF SHAKESPEARE (Old Vic)
Barbara Jefford, dir:Michael Benthall [4pp; photo of Barbara Jefford] £2

1960-61: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (Old Vic/30 May 1961)
Robert Harris, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, George Baker, Peter Baldwin, Elric Hooper, John Stride, Joanna Dunham, Gerald James, Hugh Manning, George Howe, Michael Graham Cox, Andre Van Gyseghem, dir:Peter Potter [12pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast and production photos; light horizontal bend, else VG] £3

1961 (Feb-Apr): REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Feb-Apr 1961 (Old Vic)
Judi Dench, John Stride, Alec McCowen, Robert Harris, Peggy Mount, Tommy Steele, Tony Britton, Douglas Campbell, John Humphrey, Gwen Watford in HENRY IV PT.1, MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, ROMEO AND JULIET [8pp; 3.5x4.5; performance schedule, company, prices, Russian Tour notes; see scan above] (£3) SOLD

1961-62 OLD VIC SEASON director: Michael Benthall
Paul Daneman, Maurice Denham, Robert Eddison, Maxine Audley, Robert Atkins, Eileen Atkins, Maurice Good, John Gregson, Barbara Jefford, Alastair Sim, Catherine Lacey, Michael Goodliffe, Derek Smith, Paul Eddington

1961: DR. FAUSTUS - Christopher Marlowe (Assembly Hall, Edinburgh)
Walter Hudd, Paul Daneman, Stephen Moore, Charles West, Peter Ellis, Michael Goodliffe, Robert Eddison, Emrys James, Robert Atkins (as Gluttony), Vernon Dobtcheff, Kerry Gardner, Terrence Hardiman, dir:Michael Benthall [12pp, 5x8; cast list, credits, The Old Vic in Edinburgh etc.; vertical bend, else VG] £4

1961: KING JOHN (Assembly Hall, Edinburgh)
Maurice Denham, Gilbert Wynne, Hugh Janes/Jonathan Collins, David Bird, Stephen Moore, Michael Turner, Brian Hawksley, Michael Goodliffe, Leader Hawkins, Paul Daneman, Roger Grainger, Victor Winding, Robert Eddison, Jerome Willis, Robert Atkins, Walter Hudd, William McAllister, Emrys James, Charles West, Brian Spink, Peter Ellis, Maurice Good, Rosalind Atkinson, Maxine Audley, Jane Downs, Sylvia Coleridge, Vernon Dobtcheff, Kerry Gardner, Terrence Hardiman, dir:Peter Potter [12pp, 5x8; cast list, credits, The Old Vic in Edinburgh etc.; vertical bend, else VG] £4

1961-62: DR. FAUSTUS - Christopher Marlowe (Old Vic/14 Sep 1961)
Walter Hudd, Paul Daneman, Stephen Moore, Charles West, Peter Ellis, Leader Hawkins, Brian Spink, Brian Hawksley, Ron Grainger, Leon Shepperdson, Michael Goodliffe, Robert Eddison, William McAllister, Sylvia Coleridge, David Bird, Emrys James, Robert Atkins (as Gluttony), Vernon Dobtcheff, Rosemarie Dunham, Maurice Good, Victor Winding, Dona Martyn, Michael Turner, Meredith Kinmont, Kerry Gardner, Terrence Hardiman, dir:Michael Benthall [12pp; 5x7.25; yellow; 10 cast photos; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1961-62: KING JOHN (Old Vic/19 Sep 1961)
Maurice Denham, Gilbert Wynne, Stephen Moore, Michael Turner, Michael Goodliffe, Paul Daneman, Robert Eddison, Robert Atkins, Walter Hudd, Emrys James, Rosalind Atkinson, Maxine Audley, Jane Downs, Sylvia Coleridge, Vernon Dobtcheff, Kerry Gardner, Terrence Hardiman, dir:Peter Potter [12pp; 5x7.25; yellow; 10 cast photos] £4

1961-62: TWELFTH NIGHT (Old Vic/2 Oct 1961)
Eileen Atkins, Paul Daneman, Brian Spink, David Bird, Carol Macready, Stephen Moore, Emrys James, Sally Layng, George Selway, Kerry Gardner, Terrence Hardiman, dir:Colin Graham [12pp; 5x7.25; yellow; 7 cast photos] £4

1961-62: THE ORESTEIA - Aeschylus (Old Vic/7 Nov 1961)
Oxford Playhouse production: Joss Ackland, Catherine Lacey, Gary Watson, Ronald Lewis, Ruth Meyers, Graham Bell, Yvonne Mitchell, Margery Withers, Edward Hardwicke, Donald Burton, Margo Cunningham, Ruth Meyers, dir:Minos Volanakis [12pp, 5x7.25; yellow; 3 cast photos; minor marks on cover, else VG] £3

1961-62: MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA - Eugene O'Neill (Old Vic/21 Nov 1961)
William McAllister, Sylvia Coleridge, Leader Hawkins, Rosemarie Dunham, Barbara Jefford, Jane Downs, Jerome Willis, Sonia Dresdel, William Sylvester, Michael Goodliffe, Victor Winding, Carol Macready, Stephen Moore, Vernon Dobtcheff, dir:Val May [12pp; 5x7.25; yellow; 10 cast photos] £4

1961-62: MACBETH (Old Vic/19 Dec 1961)
Sylvia Coleridge, Rosemarie Dunham, Dona Martyn, William McAllister, Walter Hudd, Emrys James, Gilbert Wynne, David Bird, Leader Hawkins, Brian Spink, Maurice Denham (as Macbeth), Robert Eddison (as Banquo), Maxine Audley (as Lady Macbeth), Victor Winding, Antony Linford, Maurice Good, Michael Turner, David Tudor-Jones, Brian Hawksley, Roger Grainger, Peter Ellis, Nicholas Weare, Jean Robinson, Jonathan Collins, Vernon Dobtcheff, Leonard Cracknell, Kerry Gardner, Charles West, Peter Ellis, Terrence Hardiman, dir:Oliver Neville [12pp, 5x7.25; yellow; 7 cast photos] £4

1961-62: MACBETH (Old Vic/19 Dec 1961)
Sylvia Coleridge, Rosemarie Dunham, Margot Field, George Selway, Charles West, Emrys James, Leonard Cracknell, David Bird, Leader Hawkins, Brian Spink, Robert Eddison (as Macbeth), Joseph O'Conor (as Banquo), Patricia Jessel (as Lady Macbeth), Victor Winding, Antony Linford, Maurice Good, Michael Turner, David Tudor-Jones, Stephen Thorne, Roger Grainger, David Terence, Nicholas Weare, Mary Kerridge, Jonathan Collins, Terence Lodge, Kerry Gardner, Terrence Hardiman, Giles Havergal, dir:Oliver Neville [12pp, 5x7.25; yellow; 7 cast photos] £4

1962 (Sun 4 Feb): THE SHOEMAKER'S HOLIDAY - Thomas Dekker (Old Vic)
Michael Turner, Victor Winding, Peter Ellis, Carol Macready, Stephen Moore, Vernon Dobtcheff, Leader Hawkins, Maurice Good, Raymond Clarke, Gilbert Wynne, Kerry Gardner, Jane Downs, Jean Robinson, Sally Layng, Rosemarie Dunham, Barry Justice, Jerome Willis, Roger Grainger, Terrence Hardiman, Celestine Randall, dir:Paul Daneman [4pp, 5x7.25; cast list, credits, production note] £2

1961-62: RICHARD III (Old Vic/6 Mch 1962)
Paul Daneman, Robert Eddison, Michael Turner, Emrys James, Patricia Jessel, Eileen Atkins, Joseph O'Conor, Giles Havergal, dir:Colin George [12pp, 5x7.25; yellow; 7 cast photos] £4

1961-62: JULIUS CAESAR (Old Vic/17 Apr 1962)
Michael Turner, Emrys James, Victor Winding, Charles West, David Terence, Roger Grainger, Joseph O'Conor (as Julius Caesar), George Selway, Rosemarie Dunham, Maurice Good, Terence Lodge, John Gregson (as Brutus), Robert Eddison (as Cassius), Terrence Hardiman, Stephen Thorne, Antony Linford, David Bird, Graham Bell, Wilfred Harrison, Mary Kerridge (as Portia), Giles Havergal, Tony Handy, David Tudor-Jones, Roger Frith, Leonard Cracknell, Raymond Clarke, Leader Hawkins, Anthony Sweeney, Kerry Gardner, Gerry Jones, dir:Minos Volanakis, des:Nicholas Georgiadis, music:Elisabeth Lutyens [12pp, 5x7.25; yellow; photos; 2 punch-holes, slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1962 (6 May): WORDS AND MUSIC - arranged by John Carroll (Old Vic)
Margaret Rutherford, John Neville, Osian Ellis [4pp, 5x7.25 yellow; running order etc.; VG] £3

1961-62: THE TEMPEST (Old Vic/29 May 1962)
Leader Hawkins, Joseph O'Conor, Brian Spink, Michael Turner, Eileen Atkins (as Miranda), Alastair Sim (as Prospero), Kerry Gardner, George Selway, Graham Bell, Stephen Thorne, Terrence Hardiman, Robert Eddison (as Trinculo), David Bird, Rosemary Dunham, Sylvia Coleridge, Patricia Jessel, Roger Frith, Charles West, Giles Havergal, dir:Oliver Neville [12pp; 5x7.25; yellow; cast photos] £4

1961-62: WAR AND PEACE - Leo Tolstoy, adapted by Alfred Neumann, Erwin Piscator, Guntram Prufer; English version by Robert David Macdonald (Old Vic/14 June 1962)
Bristol Old Vic Company: John Franklyn-Robbins, Derek Smith (as Pierre), Elizabeth Shepherd (as Natasha), Paul Eddington (as Andrei), Duncan Livingstone, Daphne Heard, Peter Bourne, Lucinda Curtis, Rhoda Lewis, Peter O'Shaughnessy, Peter Aumonier, Antony Tuckey, Patrick Hardy, David Burke, James Kerry, Milton Johns, Ewan Hooper, David Gooch, John Marston, Nicholas Critchley, dir:Val May [12pp; 5x7.25; yellow; 8 cast photos; w.newsclipping and ticket] £4

1962 (Sun 15 July): INCA - A new play by Joseph O'Conor (Old Vic)
Emrys James (as Atahualpa), George Selway, Gerry Jones, Carol Macready, Terence Lodge, Tony Handy, Leonard Cracknell, Terrence Hardiman, Brian Spink (as Pizarro), Graham Bell, David Terence, Anna Barry, Roger Grainger, Victor Winding, dir:Joseph O'Conor [4pp; 5x7.25; notes tipped in] £2

1961 (Sep-Nov): REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Sep-Nov 1961 (Old Vic)
Paul Daneman, Maurice Denham, Robert Eddison, Maxine Audley, Robert Atkins, Barbara Jefford, Walter Hudd in DR.FAUSTUS, KING JOHN, TWELFTH NIGHT [6pp; 3.5x4.5; performance schedule, company, prices] (£3) SOLD

1962 (Feb-Apr): REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Feb-Apr 1962 (Old Vic)
Eileen Atkins, Maurice Denham, Robert Eddison, Maxine Audley, Patricia Jessel, Paul Daneman in RICHARD III, MACBETH, TWELFTH NIGHT [6pp; 3.5x4.5; performance schedule, company, prices; slight bend] £2.50

1962 (Apr-May): REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Apr-May 1962 (Old Vic)
Paul Daneman, Maurice Denham, Robert Eddison, Maxine Audley, Eileen Atkins, Maurice Good, John Gregson, Barbara Jefford in JULIUS CAESAR, RICHARD III, MACBETH, TWELFTH NIGHT [6pp; 3.5x4.5; performance schedule, company, prices] (£3) SOLD

1962 OLD VIC NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

1962: SAINT JOAN - G B Shaw (Old Vic at New York City Center)
Barbara Jefford, Job Stewart, Peter Baldwin, Gerald James, William Sylvester, John Clements, George Howe, Andre Van Gyseghem; dir:Douglas Seale [48pp, 6x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, director's note, company list, biographies, credits] £4

1962: 36-PAGE SOUVENIR BROCHURE (Old Vic North American Tour)
Features on MACBETH (3 photos), SAINT JOAN (3 photos), and ROMEO AND JULIET (photos; dir:Franco Zeffirelli); company list; article about the Old Vic (w.11 photos); features on John Clements, Barbara Jefford, Michael Benthall, Sol Hurok, William Sylvester, Douglas Seale, Joanna Dunham, John Stride, Franco Zeffirelli, Edward Atienza, Rosalind Atkinson, Nicholas Meredith, Andre Van Gyseghem, George Howe, Hugh Manning, Gerald James, Job Stewart, Michael Meacham, Diana Scougall, Irene Sutciffe (w.25 photos) etc. [36pp, 6.75x9; VG] £10

1962-63 OLD VIC SEASON (last) director: Michael Elliott
Lee Montague, Sheila Allen, Esmond Knight, Rosalind Knight, Errol John, Leo McKern, James Maxwell, Dilys Hamlett, David William, George Howe, Russell Hunter, Priscilla Morgan, Charles Gray, Adrienne Corri

1962-63: PEER GYNT - Henrik Ibsen (Old Vic/26 September 1962)
Leo McKern, Catherine Lacey, Trevor Peacock, Dilys Hamlett, Fulton Mackay, Adrienne Corri, Esmond Knight, Russell Hunter, Vernon Dobtcheff, James Maxwell, Jeffry Wickham, Eric Thompson, Wilfrid Lawson, Fiona Walker, Roger Clissold; dir:Michael Elliott [12pp, 7.25x9.75; cast list, credits, programme notes, 8 photos + 5 costume renderings] £4

1962-63: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (Old Vic/17 October 1962)
Esmond Knight, Fulton Mackay, Patrick Kavanagh, James Maxwell, Eric Thompson, James Kerry, Sheila Allen, Rosalind Knight, Eric Flynn, Lee Montague (as Shylock), Russell Hunter, George Howe, Trevor Peacock, Errol John, Judi Bloom, David William, Anthony Morton, Robert Hewitt, Michael Wells, Vernon Dobtcheff, Roger Clissold, Jeffry Wickham, dir:Michael Elliott [12pp, 7.25x9.75; cast list, credits, programme notes, 11 photos + 5 costume renderings; VG] (£4) SOLD

1962-63: THE ALCHEMIST - Ben Jonson (Old Vic/28 October 1962)
Leo McKern, Lee Montague, Priscilla Morgan, Fulton Mackay, Russell Hunter, Charles Gray, Eric Thompson, David William, Catherine Lacey, Jeffry Wickham, Irene Hamilton, Esmond Knight, Judi Bloom, Phillada Sewell, Fiona Walker, Roger Clissold, Patrick Kavanagh, Trevor Peacock, dir:Tyrone Guthrie [12pp, 7.25x9.75; modern-dress production; cast list, credits, programme notes, 15 photos; VG] £4

1962-63: OTHELLO (Old Vic/30 January 1963)
Errol John, Leo McKern, Adrienne Corri, Judi Bloom, James Maxwell, Eric Thompson, Vernon Dobtcheff, Catherine Lacey, George Howe, Robert Hewitt, Anthony Morton, Peter Brookes, James Kerry, Ian Hughes, Francis Attard, Jeffry Wickham, Trevor Peacock, Patrick Kavanagh, Fletcher Lightfoot, Brian Coburn, dir:Caspar Wrede [12pp; 7.25x9.75; 13 photos + 6 costume renderings; date on cover, else VG] (£4) SOLD

1962-63: MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Old Vic/3 April 1963)
James Maxwell, George Howe, Lee Montague, Anthony Morton, Michael Wells, Peter Brookes, Phyllida Law, Esmond Knight, James Kerry, Fulton Mackay, Anna Middleton, Patrick Kavanagh, Dilys Hamlett, Phillada Sewell, Ida Goldapple, Brenda McGuinne, Russell Hunter, Vernon Dobtcheff, Robert Hewitt, Roger Clissold, Irene Hamilton, Errol John, Brian Coburn, Ian Hughes, dir:Michael Elliott [12pp; 7.25x9.75; Final Production of the Old Vic Company; cast list, credits, programme notes, 13 photos + 5 costume renderings; date on cover, else VG] (£4) SOLD

1962-63: THREE PROGRAMMES - MERCHANT, ALCHEMIST & OTHELLO (Old Vic)
casts as above [each 12pp, 7.25x9.75, with photos; and with a total of 18 contemporary newpaper clippings tipped in - reviews, comments etc.; fascinating!] £SOLD

1962 (Sep-Nov): REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Sep-Nov 1962 (Old Vic)
Leo McKern, Sheila Allen, Adrienne Corri, Dilys Hamlett, George Howe, Esmond Knight, Catherine Lacey, Wilfred Lawson, James Maxwell, Lee Montague in PEER GYNT, MERCHANT OF VENICE [6pp; 3.6x5.5; casting, performance schedule, future plans, prices] £3

1962-63 (Nov-Jan): REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Nov 1962-Jan 1963 (Old Vic)
Leo McKern, Sheila Allen, Russell Hunter, Adrienne Corri, Dilys Hamlett, George Howe, Esmond Knight, Catherine Lacey, Wilfred Lawson, James Maxwell, Lee Montague in THE ALCHEMIST, PEER GYNT, MERCHANT OF VENICE [6pp; 3.6x5.5; casting, performance schedule, prices] £3

1963 (Feb-Mch): REPERTOIRE LEAFLET Feb-Mch 1963 (Old Vic)
Leo McKern, Sheila Allen, Russell Hunter, Adrienne Corri, Dilys Hamlett, George Howe, Esmond Knight, Errol John, Charles Gray, Catherine Lacey, Wilfred Lawson, James Maxwell, Lee Montague in OTHELLO, THE ALCHEMIST, PEER GYNT, MERCHANT OF VENICE [6pp; 3.6x5.5; casting, performance schedule, prices; see scan above] £3

On 15 June 1963, the Old Vic Company gave its last performance (MEASURE
FOR MEASURE). The Old Vic then became the home of the newly-formed
National Theatre Company, under the direction of Laurence Olivier. The company
gave its opening performance on 22 Oct 1963: the chosen play was HAMLET, and
the cast included Peter O'Toole, Michael Redgrave, and Diana Wynyard.


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