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GERTRUDE LAWRENCE (1898 - 1952)

1931: CAN THE LEOPARD...? - Ronald Jeans (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Gertrude Lawrence, Kay Hammond, Ian Hunter, Kathleen Harrison [4pp; slightly rumpled and creased, else VG; uncommon] £2

1948 (Nov): SEPTEMBER TIDE - Daphne du Maurier (New Theatre, Oxford)
Gertrude Lawrence, Cyril Raymond, Dandy Nichols, Anne Leon, Michael Gough, Bryan Forbes; dir:Irene Hentschel [8pp, 5.5x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1948: SEPTEMBER TIDE - Daphne du Maurier (Aldwych)
Gertrude Lawrence, Cyril Raymond, Dandy Nichols, Anne Leon, Michael Gough, Bryan Forbes; dir:Irene Hentschel [4pp; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

VIVIEN LEIGH (1913 -1967) see also OLIVIER

1936: THE HAPPY HYPOCRITE - Clemence Dane, Richard Addinsell (Her Majesty's)
Vivien Leigh, Ivor Novello, Isabel Jeans, Marius Goring, Carl Harbord, Philip Desborough, Charles Lefeaux, Fewlass Llewellyn, Godfrey Kenton, Peter Graves, Philip Pearman, Geoffrey Gunn, Clive Donald, Kenneth Buckley, George Burn, C Jervis Walter, Kenneth Howell, Malcolm Russell, Stafford Hilliard, Tony Halfpenny, Viola Tree, Joan Swinstead, Yollande Terrell, Dorothy Day, Jocelyn Metcalfe, Deirdre Sherriff, Peggy Dunbar, Betty Lambert, Peggy Van Praagh, Hugh Laing, Mervyn Saunders, Pegi Rhys, Ernest Ludlow, Barbara Silverius; dir:Maurice Colbourne [24pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, credits, 9 cast photos; VG] (£5) SOLD

1945: THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH - Thornton Wilder (Phoenix)
Vivien Leigh (as Sabina), Sidney Monckton, Joan Young, Michael Lynd, Roger Braban, John Grange, Pamela Conroy, Terry Morgan, Cecil Parker (as Mr Antrobus), Peter Lord, Anthony Wallis, Maurice Bannister, Norman Webb, Meg Maxwell-Lyte, Jessie Spencer, Daphne Newton, Geoffrey Barrie, Leonard Maguire, Hugh Stewart, Eve Moore, Penelope Shaw, Ena Burrill (as Fortune Teller), William Gillespie, John Murphy, Wallas Eaton, David Carr, Charles Doran, Ann Wilton; dir:Laurence Olivier [4pp, 5x8; cast list, credits, etc.; very rumpled, a reading copy only] free

1949: A STEETCAR NAMED DESIRE - Tennessee Williams (Aldwych)
Vivien Leigh (as Blanche Du Bois), Bruce Howard, Eileen Dale, Bonar Colleano (as Stanley Kowalski), Bernard Braden, Renee Asherson (as Stella), Lyn Evans, Theodore Bikel, John Forrest, Eileen Way, Mona Lilian, Sidney Monckton; dir:Laurence Olivier, from the New York production [8pp, 5x8; cast list, credits, 2 production photos etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] (£3) SOLD

1959: LOOK AFTER LULU! - Noel Coward (New)
Vivien Leigh, Peter Stephens, Shirley Cameron, Fanny Carby, Jeanne Watts, John Gatrell, Cecil Brock, Robert Stephens, Sean Kelly, Julian Somers, Meriel Forbes, Anthony Quayle, Lawrence Davidson, Peter Sallis, Max Adrian, Anne Bishop, Bitsa, Arnold Yarrow, Peter Wyatt, David Ryder, Richard Goolden, Barbara Hicks, Elaine Millar, Michael Bates; dir:Tony Richardson [16pp, 5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, 4 company photos, credits; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

ALFRED LUNT (1893 - 1977) and LYNN FONTANNE (1887 - 1983)

1934: REUNION IN VIENNA - Robert E.Sherwood (Lyric)
Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontanne, May Chevalier, Cecil G.Calvert, Cecil Parker, Betty Freeman, Philip Morant, Clive Currie, Bertha Belmore, Cherry Hardy, Charles Maunsell, George Zucco, Aladar Sio, Herman Levy, Leo Von Pokorney, Clarence Bigge, Dennis Wyndham, Hedley Fenner, Renee Macredy, Arthur Young, Frederick Culley, Hilda Bruce-Potter, Stanley Groome, Colin Gent, John Harvey, Alfred Ayre, George Haswell, Eugene Quinn, E.Affentranger, H.Kobi; dir:Alfred Lunt [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, 5 company photos, credits etc.; stylish programme; centre pages loose from staples, else VG] £6

1936: IDIOT'S DELIGHT - Robert E.Sherwood (Sam S.Shubert Theatre, New York)
Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontanne, Sydney Greenstreet, Richard Whorf; dir:Bretaigne Windust [36pp, 6.75x9.25 (Playbill programme); cast list, credits, biographies, large photos (of Lunt and Fontanne, and Sherwood), theatre plan and much else; minor marks else VG] £4

1943: THERE SHALL BE NO NIGHT - Robert E.Sherwood (Aldwych)
Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontanne, Frederick Lloyd, Muriel Pavlow; dir:Alfred Lunt [4pp; cast list, synopsis of scenes, cerdits etc.; rumpled] £1

1944: LOVE IN IDLENESS - Terence Rattigan (Lyric)
Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontanne, Margaret Murray, Peggie Dear, Brian Nissen, Kathleen Kent, Mona Harrison, Antionette Keith (sic), Frank Forder; dir:Alfred Lunt [4pp; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1952: QUADRILLE - Noel Coward (Phoenix)
Alfred Lunt, Lynn Fontanne, Griffith Jones, Marian Spencer, Joyce Carey, dir:Noel Coward, des:Cecil Beaton [12pp; photo] £3

1960: THE VISIT - Friedrich Durenmatt, adapted by Maurice Valency (Royalty)
Alfred Lunt (as Anton Schill), Lynn Fontanne (as Claire Zachanassian), Henry McCarthy, Ralph Nossek, Robin Chapman, David Nettheim, Ian Wilson, George Rose, Brian Wilde, Richard Dare, Howard Douglas, Richard Scott, Myles Eason, John Wyse, Michael Browning, Richard Huggett, Keneth Thornett, Irene French, Valerie Newbold, Terry Richards, Bruce Wells, Harry Ross, Alfred Hoffman, Nuna Davey, Daphne Newton, Diana Beevers, Philip Lowrie, Trevor Barnett, Nicholas Grimshaw, Madge Brindley, Roy Pattison, Clinton Grey; dir:Peter Brook [24pp, 6.75x9; photos; interesting programme with 17 facsimile signatures, wishing the theatre well: Olivier, Ashcroft, Coward etc.; VG] £3

IAN McKELLEN (b.1939)

Photographic Portrait of IAN McKELLEN
[6.5x10, on photographic paper; ?handsigned in marker pen; VG] £4

1964: A SCENT OF FLOWERS (Duke of York's)
Jennifer Hilary, Phyllis Calvert, Mark Dignam, Ian McKellen, Derek Bond; dir:Shirley Butler [16pp; cast photos and biographies; Ian McKellen's West-End debut; VG] £4

1965: A LILY IN LITTLE INDIA - Donald Howarth (St.Martin's)
Ian McKellen, Ken Jones, Jill Bennett, Jessie Evans [24pp; cast photos, biographies; VG] £4

1966: THE MAN OF DESTINY and O'FLAHERTY VC - George Bernard Shaw (Duchess)
Ian McKellen, Bill Wallis, Timothy Carlton, Sian Phillips, Marie Kean; dir:Robert Kidd, Peter Gill [32pp; illustrated articles, notes etc.; stains on cover, else VG] £2

1967: THE PROMISE - Aleksei Arbuzov, translated by Aridane Nicolaeff (Fortune)
Oxford Playhouse production: Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, Bryan Hunt; dir:Frank Hauser [32pp; cast photos and biographies etc.; VG] £4

1968: THE WHITE LIARS and BLACK COMEDY - Peter Shaffer (Theatre Royal, Brighton)
Ian McKellen, Dorothy Reynolds, James Bolam, Angela Scoular, Robert Flemyng, Ken Wynne, Liz Fraser; dir:Peter Wood [20pp; cast photos and biographies; VG] £3

1968: THE WHITE LIARS and BLACK COMEDY - Peter Shaffer (Lyric)
Ian McKellen, Dorothy Reynolds, James Bolam, Angela Scoular, Robert Flemyng, Ken Wynne, Liz Fraser; dir:Peter Wood [24pp; cast photos and biographies; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1968: RICHARD II (Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford)
Prospect Theatre Company: Ian McKellen, Paul Hardwick, John Byron, Neil Stacy, Terence Wilton, Richard Morant, Andrew Robertson, Nigel Lambert, Amanda Reiss, Wynne Clark; dir:Richard Cottrell [20pp; biographies, notes; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1969: EDWARD II - Christopher Marlowe, and RICHARD II (Mermaid)
Prospect Theatre Company: Ian McKellen, James Laurenson, Trevor Martin, Timothy West, Paul Hardwick, Robert Eddison, Diane Fletcher, David Calder, Lucy Fleming, Richard Morant, Terence Wilton, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Charmian Eyre; dir:Richard Cottrell, Toby Robertson [32pp; cast, production photos, illustrated articles, credits, biographies etc.; a full programme; VG] £4

1969: RICHARD II (Assembly Hall, Edinburgh)
Prospect Theatre Company: Ian McKellen, Paul Hardwick, Robert Eddison, Timothy West, Terence Wilton, Stephen Greif, Richard Morant, Trevor Martin, David Calder, Peter Bourne, James Laurenson, Jeremy Nicholas, Lucy Fleming, Charmian Eyre; dir:Richard Cottrell [16pp, 4x10; biographies, quotations, notes, family tree, photo of McKellen as Richard; VG] £4

1970: EDWARD II - Christopher Marlowe, and RICHARD II (Piccadilly)
Prospect Theatre Company: Ian McKellen, Timothy West, Robert Eddison, Diane Fletcher, Paul Hardwick, James Laurenson, Trevor Martin, Peggy Thorpe-Bates; dir:Richard Cottrell, Toby Robertson [24pp; cast, credits, biographies, articles; VG] £4

1971: HAMLET (Nottingham Playhouse)
Prospect Theatre Company: Ian McKellen, Ronald Lewis, Faith Brook, Susan Fleetwood, Tim Pigott-Smith, James Cairncross, Julian Curry, Geoffrey Chater, Nickolas Grace, Russell Hunter, Marcia Warren, Terence Wilton; dir:Robert Chetwyn [16pp; biographies; slightly grubby, else VG] £2

1971: HAMLET (Cambridge Theatre)
Prospect Theatre Company: Ian McKellen (as Hamlet), John Woodvine, Faith Brook, Susan Fleetwood, Julian Curry, Tim Pigott-Smith, James Cairncross, Duncan Preston, Terence Wilton; dir:Robert Chetwyn [28pp; cast, credits, biographies w.photos, notes; VG] (£5) SOLD

1972 (Oct): RULING THE ROOST (Le Dindon) - Georges Feydeau, translated by Richard Cottrell (Arts Theatre, Cambridge)
Opening Production of The Actors' Company: Ian McKellen (as Page Boy), Tenniel Evans, Moira Redmond, Ronnie Stevens, Marian Diamond, Robin Ellis, Caroline Blakiston, Robert Eddison, Margery Mason, Frank Middlemass, Sheila Reid, Edward Petherbridge, Felicity Kendal, Jack Shepherd, Juan Moreno, Matthew Long, John Tordoff, Andrea Addison, Annette Badland, Hamish Patrick, Saul Reichlin, John Vine; dir:Richard Cottrell [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, programme note, company photo, repertoire list, credits etc.; VG] £3

1973 (Sep): THE WAY OF THE WORLD - William Congreve, and THE WOOD DEMON - Anton Chekhov, translated by Ronald Hingley (Theatre Royal, Brighton)
Actors' Company: Ian McKellen (as Lady Wishfort's Footman and Khruschov), Caroline Blakiston, Robert Eddison, Marian Diamond, Robin Ellis, Paola Dionisotti, Tenniel Evans, Sharon Duce, Matthew Long, Margery Mason, Sheila Reid, Juan Moreno, John Tordoff, Edward Petherbridge, John Woodvine, Robert Davey, Elaine Strickland; dir:David William, David Giles [8pp; cast list, synopsis of scenes, programme notes, production photos, biographies. credits; VG] £4

1973 (Oct): THE WAY OF THE WORLD - William Congreve, and THE WOOD DEMON - Anton Chekhov, translated by Ronald Hingley (Opera House, Manchester)
Actors' Company: Ian McKellen (as Lady Wishfort's Footman and Khruschov), Caroline Blakiston, Robert Eddison, Marian Diamond, Robin Ellis, Paola Dionisotti, Tenniel Evans, Sharon Duce, Matthew Long, Margery Mason, Sheila Reid, Juan Moreno, John Tordoff, Edward Petherbridge, John Woodvine; dir:David William, David Giles [8pp; cast, credits, biographies; light vertical crease, else VG] £4

1974: RULING THE ROOST (Le Dindon) - Georges Feydeau, translated by Richard Cottrell (Wimbledon Theatre)
Actors' Company: Ian McKellen (as Page Boy), Tenniel Evans, Sheila Reid, John Woodvine, Marian Diamond, Robin Ellis, Caroline Blakiston, Robert Eddison, Margery Mason, John Bennett, Paola Dionisotti, Edward Petherbridge, Sharon Duce, Ronald Radd, Juan Moreno, Matthew Long, John Tordoff, Patrick Cadell, Milton Cadman, Peter Holt, Elaine Strickland; dir:Richard Cottrell [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, programme note, company photos and biographies, repertoire list, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1974: THE WAY OF THE WORLD - William Congreve (Wimbledon Theatre)
Actors' Company: Ian McKellen (as Lady Wishfort's footman), Edward Petherbridge (as Mirabell), Robin Ellis, Robert Eddison, Milton Cadman, John Tordoff, Juan Moreno, Matthew Long, Marian Diamond, Paola Dionisotti, Caroline Blakiston (as Millamant), Sheila Reid, Tenniel Evans, Sharon Duce, Margery Mason (as Lady Wishfort), Elaine Strickland, John Woodvine; dir:David William [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, programme notes, company photos and biographies, production photo, repertoire list, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1974: KING LEAR (Wimbledon Theatre)
Actors' Company: Ian McKellen (as Edgar), John Woodvine, Ronald Radd, Matthew Long, Robert Eddison (as King Lear), Caroline Blakiston, Sharon Duce, Sheila Reid, Robin Ellis, Juan Moreno, John Tordoff, John Bennett, Tenniel Evans, Edward Petherbridge, Peter Holt, Margery Mason, Marian Diamond, Paola Dionisotti, Elaine Strickland, Patrick Cadell, Milton Cadman; dir:David William [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, production photos, programme notes, credits; VG] £3

1979: BENT - Martin Sherman (Royal Court)
Ian McKellen, Tom Bell, Jeff Rawle, Simon Shepherd, Ken Shorter, Richard Gale; dir:Robert Chetwyn [8pp quadruple-fold, 5.9x9.75; cast, biographies, credits; rumpled and slightly grubby, else VG] £4

1982: EVERY GOOD BOY DESERVES FAVOUR (Barbican)
Ian McKellen, Jim Broadbent, Jeremy Dimmick, Patrick Stewart, David Suchet, Thelma Whiteley; dir:Trevor Nunn; London Symphony Orchestra c:Andre Previn [32pp; cast photos and biographies, illustrated articles; minor marks on cover, else VG] £4

1983: SHORT LIST - Michael Rudman (Hampstead Theatre)
Ian McKellen, Barbara Flynn, Maxine Audley, Susan Engel, Bernard Hill, Glyn Owen, Philip Voss; dir:Mike Ockrent [20pp; cast, biographies etc.; VG] £2

1983: COWARDICE - Sean Mathias (Ambassadors)
Ian McKellen, Janet Suzman, Nigel Davenport; dir:Anthony Page [20pp; 10 cast and production photos, biographies; VG] £4

1986 (31 Aug): ACTING SHAKESPEARE (Olivier) Souvenir Brochure
Souvenir Programme for Ian McKellen's One-Man Show. This spectacular souvenir consists of a long biographical essay by McKellen, profusely illustrated with 18 splendid photographs (many unusual) and line-drawings (incl. The Macbeths with Judi Dench). This fascinating booklet is an account of Ian McKellen's acting career, told in his own words - and with captions in his own handwriting. It contains no advertisements, so all 32 pages are packed with information and interest. This is a beautifully produced souvenir, printed on quality heavy-weight paper. [32pp, 8.25x11.75; with single-page Press Release from the production company ShowPeople Limited; very minor marks, else VG] £5

1988: HENCEFORWARD - Alan Ayckbourn (Richmond Theatre)
Ian McKellen, Jane Asher, Serena Evans, Robin Herford, Michael Simkins; dir:Alan Ayckbourn [24pp; cast photos and biographies, illustrated articles] £3

1988: HENCEFORWARD - Alan Ayckbourn (Vaudeville)
Ian McKellen, Jane Asher, Serena Evans, Michael Simkins; dir:Alan Ayckbourn [28pp; 10 cast and production photos] £4

1988: ACTING SHAKESPEARE (Playhouse)
Ian McKellen [12pp; photo and biography; VG] £2

1988: ACTING SHAKESPEARE (Playhouse) Souvenir Brochure
This spectacular souvenir consists of a long biographical essay by McKellen, profusely illustrated with 18 splendid photographs (many unusual) and line-drawings (incl. The Macbeths with Judi Dench). This fascinating booklet is an account of Ian McKellen's acting career, told in his own words - and with captions in his own handwriting. It contains no advertisements, so all 32 pages are packed with information and interest. This is a beautifully produced souvenir, printed on quality heavy-weight paper. [32pp, 8.25x11.75; with single-page 'Show People' biographical sheet; very minor marks, else VG] £5

2003: DANCE OF DEATH - August Strindberg (Lyric)
Ian McKellen, Frances de la Tour, Owen Teale; dir:Sean Mathias [20pp, 8.5x11.75; extensive illustrated articles (with much colour photography); slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

2003: DANCE OF DEATH - August Strindberg (Lyric)
Ian McKellen, Frances de la Tour, Jason Griffiths (for Owen Teale); dir:Sean Mathias [20pp, 8.5x11.75; extensive illustrated articles (with much colour photography); slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

2004: ALADDIN - Bille Brown (Old Vic)
Roger Allam (as Abbanazar), Joe McFadden (as Aladdin), Owen Sharpe, Joanna Page, Maureen Lipman (as Dim Sum), Ian McKellen (as Widow Twankey), Cat Simmons, Sam Kelly, Ramon Tikaram, Marina Abdeen, Madalena Alberto, Peter Caulfield, Simon Clark, Nina French, Julia Hinchcliffe, Gavin Keenan, Daniel Redmond, Leah Sheldrick, Lee William-Davis, Matthew Woolfenden; dir:Sean Mathias [36pp, 8x10.75 on sturdy paper; colour illustrations, songs, orchestra list, credits, extensive illustrated articles, biographies, 30+ photos, children's games, Old Vic articles etc. etc.; minor marks, else VG] £5

2005: ALADDIN - Bille Brown (Old Vic)
Roger Allam (as Abbanazar), Neil McDermott (as Aladdin), Matthew Woolfenden, Andrew Spillett, Frances Barber (as Dim Sum), Ian McKellen (as Widow Twankey), Kate Gillespie, Paul Grunert, Tee Jaye, Marina Abdeen, Madalena Alberto, Gary Amers, Alistair David, Steve Fortune, Emma Harris, Victoria Hinde, Stuart Neal, Zak Nemorin, Daniel Redmond, Leah Sheldrick; dir:Sean Mathias [36pp, 8x10.75; cast list, 7 production photos, c20 rehearsal photos, cast biographies, children's games, orchestra list, credits, Old Vic articles etc. etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

HELEN MIRREN (b.1946)

1981 (Apr-May): THE DUCHESS OF MALFI - John Webster (The Roundhouse)
Royal Exchange Theatre Company: Helen Mirren, Bob Hoskins, Julian Curry, Mike Gwilym, Robert Reynolds, George Raistrick, Bosco Hogan, Sorcha Cusack, Diana Hardcastle, Peter Postlethwaite, Albie Woodington; dir:Adrian Noble [16pp, 8.25x11.75; 16 biographies w.photos, illustrated articles etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1994: A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY - Ivan Turgenev, translated by Richard Freeborn (Albery)
Helen Mirren, John Hurt, Joseph Fiennes, Polly Adams, John Standing, Gawn Grainger, John Brillo, Trevor Ray, Anna Livia Ryan, Peter Sproule, Biddy Hodson, Gillian Raine; dir:Bill Bryden [44pp; 30+ photos, lots in colour; biographies, articles; smart programme; very slightly knocked, else VG] £5

1999: COLLECTED STORIES - Donald Margulies (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Helen Mirren, Anne-Marie Duff; dir:Howard Davies [44pp; 15+ photos (many in colour), biographies; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

2000: ORPHEUS DESCENDING - Tennessee Williams (Donmar)
Helen Mirren, Kristin Marks, Sandra Dickinson, Tom Hunsinger, Jason Salkey, Saskia Reeves, Janet Henfrey, Anne Ridler, Ilario Bisi-Pedro, Stuart Townsend, Julia Swift, Richard Durden, William Hootkins, Lolly Susi, Martin Potter; dir:Nicholas Hytner [32pp, 6x9; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

LAURENCE OLIVIER (1907-1989)

1934: THEATRE ROYAL - Edna Ferber and George Kaufman (Lyric)
Marie Tempest, Madge Titheradge, Laurence Olivier, George Zucco; dir:Noel Coward [20pp; cast list, 3 full-page photographic portraits; stapled rusted away, somewhat tatty; a reading copy] £2

1950: VENUS OBSERVED - Christopher Fry (St.James's)
Laurence Olivier, Denholm Elliott, George Relph, Robert Beaumont, Valerie Taylor, Brenda de Banzie, Fred Johnson, Thomas Heathcote, Rachel Kempson, Heather Stannard; dir:Laurence Olivier [8pp, 5.1x8; w.7 cast portraits; ] £3

1951: ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA (St.James's)
Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Robert Helpmann, Norman Wooland, Desmond Llewellyn, Maxine Audley, Peter Cushing, Wilfrid Hyde White, Jill Bennett, Robert Helpmann, Richard Goolden, Niall MacGinnis, Esmond Knight, Clifford Williams, Edmund Purdom, Cy Grant, Timothy Bateson; dir:Michael Benthall [8pp, 5x8; cast list, credits etc.; VG] £5

1953: THE SLEEPING PRINCE - Terence Rattigan (Phoenix)
Laurence Oliver, Vivian Leigh, Angus Mackay, Terence Owen, Richard Wattis, Paul Hardwick, Peter Barkworth, Jeremy Spenser, Martita Hunt, Rosamund Greenwood, Daphne Newton, Elaine Inescort, Nicola Delman; dir:Laurence Oliver [12pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, 2 production photos, credits etc.; SIGNED by Raymond Mander and Joe Mitchenson; light vertical bend, else VG] (£5) SOLD

1957: THE ENTERTAINER - John Osborne (Royal Court)
English Stage Company: Laurence Olivier, George Relph, Dorothy Tutin, Brenda de Banzie, Richard Pasco, Vivienne Drummond, Aubrey Dexter, Stanley Meadows; dir:Tony Richardson, musical director: William Blezard [16pp, 4.75x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, 7 cast photos and biographies, credits etc.; VG] £4

1957: THE ENTERTAINER - John Osborne (Palace)
English Stage Company: Laurence Olivier, George Relph, Geraldine McEwan, Brenda de Banzie, Richard Pasco, Jennifer Wallace, Albert Chevalier, Robert Stephens; dir:Tony Richardson, musical director: Marcus Dods [12pp, 6.7x9.25; cast list, 7 cast photos w.biographies, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1957: THE ENTERTAINER - John Osborne (Palace)
English Stage Company: Laurence Olivier, George Relph, Joan Plowright, Brenda de Banzie, Richard Pasco, Jennifer Wallace, Albert Chevalier, Robert Stephens; dir:Tony Richardson, musical director: Marcus Dods [12pp, 6.7x9.25; cast list, 7 cast photos w.biographies, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor crease, else VG] £2

1960: RHINOCEROS - Eugene Ionesco, translated by Derek Prouse (Royal Court)
English Stage Company: Laurence Olivier, Monica Evans, Duncan Macrae, Henry Woolf, Margery Caldicott, Hazel Hughes, Geoffrey Dunn, Michael Bates, Will Stampe, Joan Plowright, Alan Webb, Miles Malleson, Peter Sallis, Gladys Henson, Philip Anthony; staged and designed by Orson Welles [24pp, 4.85x7.3; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, sketches by Ionesco; VG] £4

1960: RHINOCEROS - Eugene Ionesco, translated by Derek Prouse (Strand)
English Stage Company: Laurence Olivier, Monica Evans, Duncan Macrae, Henry Woolf, Margery Caldicott, Hazel Hughes, Geoffrey Lumsden, Michael Bates, Will Stampe, Maggie Smith, Michael Gough, Miles Malleson, Peter Sallis, Gladys Henson, Philip Anthony; staged and designed by Orson Welles [20pp, 4.75x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, sketches by Ionesco; VG] £4

1962: SEMI-DETACHED - David Turner (Saville)
Laurence Olivier, James Bolam, Mona Washbourne, Eileen Atkins, John Thaw, Patsy Rowlands, Kenneth Fortescue, Joan Young, Newton Blick; dir:Tony Richardson [16pp, 6.5x9; 6 excellent photos; light vertical bend, else VG] £2

PETER O'TOOLE (1932 - 2013)

1956: MAJOR BARBARA - George Bernard Shaw (Old Vic)
Bristol Old Vic company: Peter O'Toole (as Peter Shirley), Marie Burke, Michael Meacham, Antony Tuckey, Phyllida Law, Moira Shearer (as Barbara), Derek Godfrey (as Adolphus), Graham Cowden, Joseph O'Conor (as Andrew Undershaft), Phillada Sewell, Edward Hardwicke, Sonia Fraser, Alan Dobie, Eve Watkinson, Patrick Blackwell; dir:John Moody [8pp, 5x7.25; cast list, producer's note, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1958: THE HOLIDAY - John Hall (Cambridge Arts Theatre)
Peter O'Toole (as Roger Muir), John Moffatt, Sian Phillips, John Merivale, Sylvia Syms, Nicholas Meredith, Colin Jeavons, John Stratton, Mary Hinton; dir:Frank Dunlop [16pp, 4.75x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £4

1959: THE LONG AND THE SHORT AND THE TALL - Willis Hall (Royal Court)
English Stage Company production: Peter O'Toole, Robert Shaw, Edward Judd, Ronald Fraser, David Andrews, Alfred Lynch, Bryan Pringle, Kenji Takaki; dir:Lindsay Anderson [24pp, 4.75x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, company photos, biographies etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1959: THE LONG AND THE SHORT AND THE TALL - Willis Hall (New)
English Stage Company production: Peter O'Toole, Robert Shaw, Edward Judd, Ronald Fraser, David Andrews, Alfred Lynch, Bryan Pringle, Kenji Takaki; dir:Lindsay Anderson [16pp, 4.9x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, 5 photos, biographies etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1963: BAAL - Bertolt Brecht, translated by Peter Tegel (Phoenix)
Peter O'Toole (as Baal), Harry Andrews, James Mellor, Bernard Kay, Vivian Pickles, Harold Goodwin, Henry Woolf, Guinevere Roberts, Terry Bale, Tim Preece, Declan Mulholland, Morgan Sheppard, Oliver MacGreevy, Gemma Jones, Kate Binchy, Annette Robertson, Marie Kean, Mary Miller, Arthur O'Sullivan, Trevor Martin; dir:William Gaskill [12pp, 6.75x9.5; cast list, credits, 5 production photos, etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1965: RIDE A COCK HORSE - David Mercer (Piccadilly)
Peter O'Toole, Barbara Jefford, Sian Phillips, Wendy Craig; dir:Gordon Flemyng [16pp; 5 cast photos] £4

1973: THE APPLE CART - George Bernard Shaw (Bristol Old Vic)
Peter O'Toole (as King Magnus), Judy Parfitt (as Orinthia), David Ryall, Nigel Stock, John Warner, Timothy Kightley, June Barrie, Thelma Whiteley, Edward Hardwicke; dir:David Phethean [20pp; biographies, articles; rumpled] £2

1973: PLUNDER - Ben Travers (Bristol Old Vic)
Peter O'Toole, Nigel Stock, Sara Kestelman, Marie Kean, Edward Hardwicke, Penelope Wilton, Timothy Kightley, June Barrie, David Ryall; dir:Nat Brenner [20pp; biographies, illustrated articles; VG] £2

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

1982: MAN AND SUPERMAN - George Bernard Shaw (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Peter O'Toole, Lisa Harrow, James Grout, Michael Byrne, John Moulder-Brown, Robert Beatty, Joyce Carey; dir:Patrick Dromgoole [28pp; cast list, 8 production photos, biographies; VG] £4

1986: THE APPLE CART - George Bernard Shaw (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Peter O'Toole, Susannah York, Paul Rogers, Michael Denison, Marius Goring, David Waller, Geoffrey Keen, David King, Dora Bryan, Moira Lister, Dinah Sheridan, Bernard Braden; dir:Val May [28pp; cast photos and biographies; w.flyer; VG] £4

1989: JEFFREY BERNARD IS UNWELL - Keith Waterhouse (Apollo)
Peter O'Toole, Timothy Ackroyd, Sarah Berger, Annabel Leventon, Royce Mills; dir:Ned Sherrin [44pp; 40+ cast and production photos, biographies; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1992 (Nov): OUR SONG - Keith Waterhouse (Apollo)
Peter O'Toole, Tara FitzGerald, Lucy Fleming, Cara Konig, Jack Watling, William Sleigh, Donald Pickering; dir:Ned Sherrin [48pp; 35+ excellent photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1999: JEFFREY BERNARD IS UNWELL - Keith Waterhouse (Old Vic)
Peter O'Toole, Timothy Ackroyd, Sarah Berger, Annabel Leventon, Royce Mills; dir:Ned Sherrin [28pp, 8.25x11.75; extensive illustrated articles, production photos, illustrated career synopsis of Peter O'Toole, biographies w.photos; w.newsclipping review; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

MICHAEL REDGRAVE (1908 - 1985)

1938 (w/c 14 Nov): THE WHITE GUARD - Bulgakov, adapted by Rodney Ackland (Phoenix)
Michael Redgrave (as Alexei), Basil C Langton, Peggy Ashcroft (as Yeliena), George Devine, Stephen Haggard, George Hayes, William Devlin, Marius Goring, John Rae, James Donald, Thomas Heathcote, Pierre Lefevre, Peter Whitehead, James Cairncross, Alan Hamilton; dir:Michael Saint-Denis [24pp, 5.5x8.5 (Magazine Programme No.1239); cast list, synopsis of scenes, programme notes, 8 cast photos, credits etc.; with a 5"x8" flyer announcing a production of Twelfth Night by the same company, to open on Thursday, December 1st; very uncommon (lasted only three weeks); date on cover, spine split, pages loose else VG] £4

1940: THUNDER ROCK - Robert Ardrey (Neighbourhood Theatre, Harrington Road, SW7)
Michael Redgrave, Robert Sansom, Bernard Sarron, Townsend Whitling, Percy Parsons, Bernard Miles, Frederick Valk, Fredda Brilliant, Selma Vaz Dias, Rosalind Atkinson, G.Kean; dir:Herbert Marshall [4pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, programme note; very uncommon; slightly rumpled, horizontal bend, else VG] (£5) SOLD

1942: THE DUKE IN DARKNESS - Patrick Hamilton (St.James's)
Michael Redgrave, Leslie Banks, Hugh Burden, D.J.Williams, Fred Groves, Walter Fitzgerald, Richmond Nairne, Charles Deane, Humphrey Heathcote, Spencer Moore; dir:Michael Redgrave [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly edge damage, else VG] £3

1944: UNCLE HARRY - Thomas Job (Garrick)
Michael Redgrave, Ena Burrill, Beatrix Lehmann, Susan Richards, Rachel Kempson, Ian Colin, Keith Campbell, Grace Denbeigh-Russell, Arthur Davis, John Garside, Robert Young, Hugh Stewart, Lee Fox, Donald Finlay, John Clevedon, Harrop Allin, Margery Bryce; dir:William Armstrong and Michael Redgrave [6pp, 3.3x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £4

Michael Redgrave, 1946 Postcard
Stars of the Stage: Series 1 [6"x4" BBC Hulton Picture Library postcard HPL 720; VG] £1

1947: MACBETH (Aldwych)
Michael Redgrave (as Macbeth), Paul Stephenson, Leonard White, Paul Hansard, Michael Goodliffe (as Banquo), Clement McCallin (as Macduff), Douglas Wilmer, Hector MacGregor, William March, Leslie Sands, Roger Braban, Paul Hardwick, Clement Ashby, Ena Burrill (as Lady Macbeth), Elizabeth Kentish, Keith Lloyd, John Blatchley (as Wounded Sergeant / Porter), Stephen Darlot, Alan Hood, Rupert Davies, Wilfrid Carter, Margot Van Der Burgh, Richard Bebb Williams (AKA Richard Bebb, aged 20), Gillian Webb, Paddy Green, Janet Joye, Peter Bartlett, Lesley Merritt, Richard Wightman, Olivier Ford; dir:Norris Houghton [4pp, 5x8; cast list, credits etc.; rumpled, else VG] £2

1949: THE FATHER - August Strindberg (Duchess)
Michael Redgrave, Liam Gaffney, Nigel Arkwright, Martin Wyldeck, Freda Jackson, Philip Ray, Lilly Kann, Jill Raymond; dir:Dennis Arundell [8pp, 5x7; cast list, credits etc.; VG] £2

1952: WINTER JOURNEY - Clifford Odets (St.James's)
Michael Redgrave, Guy Kingsley Poynter, Robert Perceval, Sam Wanamaker, Arthur Hill, Hazel Penwarden, Googie Withers, Ian Main; dir:Sam Wanamaker [8pp, 5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £4

1955: TIGER AT THE GATES - Jean Giraudoux, translated by Christopher Fry (Apollo)
Michael Redgrave, Barbara Jefford, Leueen MacGrath, June Rodney, Leo Ciceri, Nicholas Hannen, John Laurie, Catherine Lacey, Frederick Farley, Mary Holland, Margaret McCourt, Diane Cilento, Patrick Horgan, Peter Kerr, Duncan Lewis, Wyndham Goldie, Christopher Rhodes, Walter Fitzgerald, Robert Shaw, Norman Rossington, Coral Fairweather, Henry Milton, Howard Loxton; dir:Harold Clurman [8pp, 4.75x7.25; cast list, credits, photo of Michael Redgrave as Hector etc.; VG] £4

1958: A TOUCH OF THE SUN - N C Hunter (Saville)
Michael Redgrave, James Sutherland, Diana Wynyard, Ronald Squire, Dinsdale Landen, Vanessa Redgrave (aged 21), Anthony Oliver, Louise Allbritton, Martin Miller, David Langton; dir:Frith Banbury [12pp, 5.5x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £4

1959: THE ASPERN PAPERS - Henry James, adapted by Michael Redgrave (Queen's)
Michael Redgrave, Pauline Jameson, Olaf Pooley, Beatrix Lehmann, Nancy Nevinson, Flora Robson; dir:Basil Dean [12pp, 4.8x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £4

1960: THE TIGER AND THE HORSE - Robert Bolt (Queen's)
Michael Redgrave, Catherine Lacey, Vanessa Redgrave, Jennifer Wright, Alan Dobie, Kynaston Reeves; dir:Frith Banbury [12pp, 6.75x9.2; cast list, 6 photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1962 (Oct): OUT OF BOUNDS - Arthur Watkyn (Theatre Royal, Brighton)
Michael Redgrave, Graham Armitage, Pauline Jameson, A. J. Brown, Brandon Brady, Peter Stephens, Michael Balfour, Anton Diffring, Charles Rea, Michael Bates, Lionel Gamlin, Charles Heslop; dir:Harold French [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, credits, biographies etc.; VG] £4

1965: A MONTH IN THE COUNTRY - Ivan Turgenev, version by Emlyn Williams (Cambridge)
Michael Redgrave, Frederick Schiller, Fay Compton, Margaret Gordon, Ingrid Bergman, Henry Beltram, Jeremy Brett, Roy Purcell, Emlyn Williams, Joanna Dunham, Geoffrey Chater, Kate Lansbury, Peter Pratt; dir:Michael Redgrave [16pp; 6.75x9.5; 6 cast photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

VANESSA REDGRAVE (b.1937)

1958: A TOUCH OF THE SUN - N C Hunter (Saville)
Michael Redgrave, James Sutherland, Diana Wynyard, Ronald Squire, Dinsdale Landen, Vanessa Redgrave (aged 21), Anthony Oliver, Louise Allbritton, Martin Miller, David Langton; dir:Frith Banbury [12pp, 5.5x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1958: MAJOR BARBARA - George Bernard Shaw (Royal Court)
English Stage Company: Vanessa Redgrave (as Sarah Undershaft), Frances Rowe, Simon Carter, Peter Birrel, Joan Plowright, Paul Daneman (as Adolphus), Philip Locke, Alan Webb (as Andrew Undershaft), Hilda Barry, Alfred Lynch, Jacqueline Hussey, Toke Townley, Alan Dobie, Lala Lloyd, Robert Gillespie; dir:George Devine [24pp, 4.75x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, programme note, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1960: LOOK ON TEMPESTS - Joan Henry (Comedy)
Vanessa Redgrave, Gladys Cooper, Ian Hunter, Gwen Williams, Miranda Connell, Brewster Mason, Basil Henson; dir:Lionel Harris [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, credits, biographies, 4 cast photos; VG] £4

1960: THE TIGER AND THE HORSE - Robert Bolt (Queen's)
Vanessa Redgrave, Michael Redgrave, Catherine Lacey, Jennifer Wright, Alan Dobie, Kynaston Reeves; dir:Frith Banbury [12pp, 6.75x9.2; 6 photos; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1961: THE LADY FROM THE SEA - Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Ann Jellicoe (Queen's)
Vanessa Redgrave (as Boletta), Esmond Knight, Richard Pasco, Joanna Dunham, Andrew Cruickshank, Michael Gwynn, Margaret Leighton, John Neville; dir:Glen Byam Shaw [12pp, 6.75x9.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, cast photos, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1961: THE LADY FROM THE SEA - Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Ann Jellicoe (Golder's Green Hippodrome)
Vanessa Redgrave (as Boletta), Esmond Knight, Richard Pasco, Joanna Dunham, Andrew Cruickshank, Michael Gwynn, Margaret Leighton, John Neville; dir:Glen Byam Shaw[12pp, 4.9x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £2

1964: THE SEAGULL - Anton Chekhov (Queen's)
English Stage Company: Vanessa Redgrave (as Nina), Peggy Ashcroft (as Arkadina), Peter Finch, Peter McEnery, George Devine, Ann Beach, Paul Rogers, Rachel Kempson, Philip Locke, Mark Dignam, Kate Binchy, Malcolm Taylor, Reginald Gillam, Derek Fuke; dir:Tony Richardson [12pp, 7x9.6; 5 cast photos, biographies; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1966: THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE - Muriel Spark and Jay Presson Allen (Wyndham's)
Vanessa Redgrave, Tony Thawnton, Mary Ann Talbot, Vickery Turner, Olivia Hussey, Alison Blair, Jane Carr, Dorothy Reynolds, Andrew Crawford, William Squire, Ann Martin, Andrea Brett, Janet Connelly, Candy Glendinning, Lynn Kemp, Lavinia Lang, Susan Murcar, Teresa O'Dell, Julie Ross, Pauline Sarson, Ann Weston, Sheila Whitmill; dir:Peter Wood [12pp, 5x7.25; cast list, credits, 4 biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £4

1966: THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE - Muriel Spark and Jay Presson Allen (Wyndham's)
Vanessa Redgrave, Tony Thawnton, Mary Ann Talbot, Vickery Turner, Olivia Hussey, Alison Blair, Jane Carr, Dorothy Reynolds, Andrew Crawford, William Squire, Ann Martin, Andrea Brett, Candy Glendinning, Jacqueline Lewis, Susan Murcar, Teresa O'Dell, Jean Porter, Veronica Purnell, Paula Smyczok, Marilyn Wade, Ann Weston, Sheila Whitmill; dir:Peter Wood [12pp, 5x7.25; cast list, credits, 4 biographies w.photos etc.; ticket stapled to cover, else VG] £3

1966: THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE - Muriel Spark and Jay Presson Allen (Wyndham's)
Vanessa Redgrave, Tony Thawnton, Edith Macarthur, Vickery Turner, Olivia Hussey, Alison Blair, Jane Carr, Dorothy Reynolds, Andrew Crawford, William Squire, Ann Martin, Andrea Brett, Janet Connelly, Jacqueline Lewis, Teresa O'Dell, Veronica Purnell, Pauline Sarson, Paula Smyczok, Marilyn Wade, Ann Weston, Sheila Whitmill, Julie Ross, Lyn Kemp, Lavinia Lang, Janet Lewis; dir:Peter Wood [40pp, 6x9; 4 photos, biographies etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £4

1972: THE THREEPENNY OPERA - Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, translated by Hugh MacDiarmid (Prince of Wales)
Vanessa Redgrave, Joe Melia, Ronald Radd, Annie Ross, Barbara Windsor, Diana Quick, Miriam Margolyes, Hermione Baddeley, Lon Satton, Arthur Mullard, Henry Woolf; dir:Tony Richardson [28pp; cast, credits, biographies w.photos, list of musical numbers etc.; VG] £4

1973: DESIGN FOR LIVING - Noel Coward (Phoenix)
Vanessa Redgrave, Peter Bayliss, Jeremy Brett, John Stride, Hazel Hughes, Neil Wilson, Mark Dowse, Yolande Turner, Christopher Malcolm, Connie Booth, Willie Jonah; dir:Michael Blakemore [24pp, 5.25x9; cast list, credits, biographies, 9 production photos; minor marks, slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1979: THE LADY FROM THE SEA - Henrik Ibsen (New Round House)
Royal Exchange Theatre Company: Vanessa Redgrave (as Ellida), Graham Crowden, Sherrie Hewson, Lynsey Baxter, John Franklyn-Robbins, Christopher Good, Ronald Herman, Terence Stamp; dir:Michael Elliott [24pp, 8.25x11.5; photos; substantial programme; with contemporary newspaper clipping review] £5

1984: THE ASPERN PAPERS - Henry James, adapted by Michael Redgrave (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Vanessa Redgrave, Francine Morgan, Toby Robins, Christopher Reeve, Wendy Hiller, Joseph Long; dir:Frith Banbury [32pp; 10+ production photos; VG] £5

1985: THE SEAGULL - Anton Chekhov (Queens)
Vanessa Redgrave (as Arkadina), Peter Wight, Julia Swift, Alfred Burke, John Lynch, Kenneth Keeling, Natasha Richardson (as Nina), Christopher Harvey, Jean Rimmer, Ronald Hines, Joseph Brady, Jonathan Pryce (as Trigorin), Clare David; dir:Charles Sturridge [44pp, 6x8.5; cast list, biographies w.photos, articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1985: CHEKHOV'S WOMEN (Lyric)
Vanessa Redgrave, Frances de la Tour, Julia Swift, Peter Wight, Rachel Kempson; dir:David Leveaux [4pp, 5.9x8.25; list of excerpts with casting, sources of material, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £1

1986 (Oct): GHOSTS - Henrik Ibsen (Young Vic)
Young Vic Production: Vanessa Redgrave, Adrian Dunbar, Tom Wilkinson; dir:David Thacker [8pp, 8.25x11.75; biographies w.photos, notes etc.; VG] £3

1986 (Dec): GHOSTS - Henrik Ibsen (Wyndham's)
Young Vic Production: Vanessa Redgrave, Vivian Munn, Tom Wilkinson; dir:David Thacker [28pp, 6x8.5; biographies, cast and production photos, articles etc.; "One of the filthiest things ever written in Scandinavia" - Ludwig Josephson; slightly rumpled] £4

1986: ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA and THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Dalton, Ken Bones, Gerald James, Margot Leicester, Kika Markham, Bunny May, Robert O'Mahoney, Sylvester McCoy; dir:Toby Robertson, Christopher Selbie [40pp; 30+ cast and production photos, biographies; VG] £4

1988: ORPHEUS DESCENDING - Tennessee Williams (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Vanessa Redgrave, Paul Freeman, Julie Covington, Jean-Marc Barr, Margery Mason, Miriam Margolyes, Carol Gillies; dir:Peter Hall [36pp, 6.75x9.6; 20+ photos; w.2 newsclipping reviews; VG] £4

1988: A TOUCH OF THE POET - Eugene O'Neill (Young Vic)
William Armstrong, John McEnery, Rudi Davies, Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Dalton, James Berwick, Simon Coady, Shay Gorman, Amanda Boxer, Malcolm Tierney, John Murphy; dir:David Thacker [12pp, large size (8.25x11.75); cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, sketches of the cast, credits etc.; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1989: A MADHOUSE IN GOA - Martin Sherman (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)
Vanessa Redgrave, Rupert Graves, Larry Lamb, Arthur Dignam; dir:Robert Allan Ackerman [16pp; 15+ cast and rehearsal photos, biographies; VG] £4

1990: THREE SISTERS - Anton Chekhov, adapted by Nikolas Simmonds (Queen's)
Vanessa Redgrave (as Masha), Lynn Redgrave (as Olga), Jemma Redgrave (as Irena), Stuart Wilson, Phoebe Nicholls, Jeremy Northam, Adrian Rawlins, Aden Gillett, Edna Dore, Michael Carter, Graham Crowden; dir:Robert Sturua [48pp; 20+ photos; date written on cover, else VG] £4

1991: WHEN SHE DANCED - Martin Sherman (Globe)
Vanessa Redgrave, Oleg Menshikov, Sheila Keith, Alison Fiske, Frances de la Tour, Michael Sheen, Kevin Elyot, Jodie Scott, Andrew Celli, Michael Shallard; dir:Robert Allan Ackerman [48pp; 17 photos; light vertical fold] £4

1994: BRECHT IN EXILE (Bridge Lane Theatre)
Vanessa Redgrave, Ekkenhard Schall, Rade Serbedzija; dir:Lenka Udivicki [14pp, 8.25x11.75; list of items, texts; VG] £3

1994: THE FLAG and BRECHT IN HOLLYWOOD (Bridge Lane Theatre)
Vanessa Redgrave, Corin Redgrave, Kika Markham, John McEnery, Oliver Milburn, Malcolm Tierney, Ekkenhard Schall, Rade Serbedzija [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast and rehearsal photos, biographies, illustrated articles, credits, texts; VG] £4

1999: SONG AT TWLIGHT - Noel Coward (Gielgud)
Vanessa Redgrave, Corin Redgrave, Kika Markham, Mathew Bose; dir:Sheridan Morley [40pp, 6.8x9.75; cast biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

2002: LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN - Oscar Wilde (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Peter Hall Company: Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson, Peter Gordon, Jack Davenport, Googie Withers, Clare Swinburne, David Yelland, Philippa Urquhart, Frank Jarvis, Tina James, Roger Hammond, Mary Duddy, Ross Brooks, Pamela Gibson, Amanda Shillabeer, Richard Laing, John McCallum, Robert Hands; dir:Peter Hall [52pp; 25+ cast and rehearsal photos, biographies, extensive illustrated articles; VG] £4

RALPH RICHARDSON (1902 - 1983)

1933: FOR SERVICES RENDERED - Somerset Maugham (Queen's)
Ralph Richardson, C V France, Louise Hampton, Cedric Hardwicke, Flora Robson, Marjorie Mars, Diana Hamilton, W Cronin-Wilson, S J Warmington, Marda Vanne, David Hawthorne, Phyllis Shand; dir:H K Ayliff [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 3 large photographs (Cedric Hardwicke, Louise Hampton, C V France); minor edge tear, else VG] £3

1936: THE AMAZING DR. CLITTERHOUSE - Barre Lyndon (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Ralph Richardson, Joan Marion, Eric Stanley, Charles Mortimer, Charles Farrell, Meriel Forbes, Vincent Holman, Ralph Michael, S. Victor Stanley, Norman Pierce, Hugh E. Wright, Tristan Rawson; dir:Claud Gurney [16pp, 5.5x8.5; 12 cast photos; VG] £4

1939: JOHNSON OVER JORDAN - J B Priestley (New)
Ralph Richardson, Edna Best, Victoria Hopper, Albert Chevalier, dir:Basil Dean, music: Benjamin Britten [24pp; 2 photos; slightly rumpled, pencilled date on cover, else VG] £4

1949: THE HEIRESS - Ruth and Augustus Goetz (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Ralph Richardson, Peggy Ashcroft, James Donald, Gillian Lind, Ann Wilton, Madge Compton, Gillian Howell, Donald Sinden, Pauline Jameson; dir:John Gielgud [4pp; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; photo not included; VG] £4

1950: HOME AT SEVEN - R C Sherriff (Wyndham's)
Ralph Richardson, Marian Spencer, Cyril Raymond, Philip Stainton, Campbell Singer, Frederick Piper, Meriel Forbes; dir:Murray MacDonald [8pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1951: THREE SISTERS - Anton Chekhov, adapted by Peter Ashmore and Mary Britnieva (Aldwych)
Ralph Richardson (as Vershinin), Michael Warre, Diana Churchill, Celia Johnson (as Olga), Margaret Leighton (as Masha), Renee Asherson, Frances Waring, Walter Hudd, Robert Beaumont, Harcourt Williams, Eric Porter (as Solyoni), Peter Sallis (as Fedotik), Peter Wigzell, Alexis Chesnakov, Terence Longdon, John McDarby, Isolde Denham; dir:Peter Ashmore [8pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £4

1953: THE WHITE CARNATION - R C Sherriff (Globe)
Ralph Richardson, Meg Maxwell, Michael Nightingale, Frances Clare, Peter Wigzell, Margaret Chisholm, Kenneth Edwards, Edith Savile, Campbell Singer, John Boxer, Frederick Piper, Lockwood West, Meriel Forbes, Harcourt Williams, Ann Wilton, Colin Gordon; dir:Noel Willman [8pp, 5x7; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1953: A DAY BY THE SEA - N C Hunter (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Ralph Richardson, Lewis Casson, Patricia Laurence, Peter Murphy, Megs Jenkins, Sybil Thorndike, Irene Worth, John Gielgud, Frederick Piper, Lockwood West; dir:John Gielgud [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £4

1956: TIMON OF ATHENS (Old Vic)
Old Vic Company: Ralph Richardson, Derek Godfrey, Harry Innocent, Richard Gale, Dudley Jones, Derek Francis, James Booth, Margaret Whiting, Gabriel Woolf; dir:Michael Benthall [8pp, 5x7.25; cast list, credits, 3 cast photos etc.; VG] £4

1957: FLOWERING CHERRY - Robert Bolt (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Ralph Richardson, Celia Johnson, Andrew Ray, Frederick Piper, Dudy Nimmo, Brewster Mason, Susan Burnett; dir:Frith Banbury [8pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, 2 cast photos etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1959: THE COMPLAISANT LOVER - Graham Greene (Globe)
Ralph Richardson, Paul Scofield, Phyllis Calvert, Lockwood West, Helen Lowry, Polly Adams, Hugh Janes, Gerald Flood, Oliver Burt; dir:John Gielgud [8pp; cast, credits etc.; VG] £3

1960: THE COMPLAISANT LOVER - Graham Greene (Globe)
Ralph Richardson, Alan Dobie, Phyllis Calvert, Lockwood West, Helen Lowry, Polly Adams, Hugh Janes, Gerald Flood, Ernst Ulman; dir:John Gielgud [8pp; cast, credits etc.; VG] £3

1962: THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL - Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Ralph Richardson (as Sir Peter Teazle), Meriel Forbes, David Evans, John Gielgud (as Joseph Surface), Pinkie Johnstone, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies (as Mrs.Candour), Charles Lloyd Pack, Peter Barkworth, Malcolm Keen, Geraldine McEwan (as Lady Teazle), Betty Bowden, Laurence Naismith, Howard Goorney, Richard Easton (as Charles Surface), Donald Pickering, Jonathan Newth, Martin Friend, Michael Kent; dir:John Gielgud [12pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 8 excellent character photos; vertical bend, else VG] £3

1962: THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL - Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Ralph Richardson (as Sir Peter Teazle), Laurence Naismith, John Gielgud (as Joseph Surface), Richard Easton (as Charles Surface), Charles Lloyd Pack, Peter Barkworth, Malcolm Keen, Howard Goorney, David Evans, Frederick Piper, Benjamin Whitrow, Lewis Fiander, Martin Friend, Michael Kent, Geraldine McEwan (as Lady Teazle), Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies (as Mrs.Candour), Meriel Forbes, Pinkie Johnstone, Betty Bowden; dir:John Gielgud [12pp, 5.5x8.5; 8 excellent photos; "October 17th 1962" on cover, else VG] £4

1962: THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL - Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Ralph Richardson (as Sir Peter Teazle), Laurence Naismith, John Neville (as Joseph Surface), Daniel Massey (as Charles Surface), Charles Lloyd Pack, Peter Barkworth, Malcolm Keen, Howard Goorney, David Evans, Frederick Piper, Donald Burton, Richard Easton, Benjamin Whitrow, Martin Friend, Michael Kent, Anna Massey (as Lady Teazle), Margaret Rutherford (as Mrs.Candour), Meriel Forbes, Pinkie Johnstone, Betty Bowden; dir:John Gielgud [12pp, 5.5x8.5; 8 excellent character photos; small edge bite out of cover, else VG] £2

1963: SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR - Luigi Piandello, adapted by Paul Mayer (May Fair Theatre)
Ralph Richardson, Michael O'Sullivan, Eric Dodson, Mary Yeomans, Joyce Hemson, Peter Jesson, Karin Fernald, Denzil Ellis, Janet Lamb, John McGee, Michael Browne, Paul Carson, Barbara Jefford, Megs Jenkins, Michael Johnson, Howard Knight, Gillian Gostling, Ellen Pollock; dir:William Ball [36pp, 6x8.5 (Magazine Programme); cast list, programme notes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; much extra content in this "Magazine" programme, including an article about the creation of the May Fair Theatre (w.photographs); VG] £4

1964: CARVING A STATUE - Graham Greene (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Ralph Richardson, Roland Culver, Dennis Waterman, David Robinson, Barbara Ferris, Jane Birkin; dir:Peter Wood [12pp, 5.5x8.5; cast, credits, biographies and photos of Richardson and Culver; VG] (£4) SOLD

1966: YOU NEVER CAN TELL - George Bernard Shaw (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Ralph Richardson, Celia Bannerman, Keith Baxter, Daphne Newton, James Hunter, Judy Campbell, Angela Thorne, Harry Andrews, Cyril Luckham, Malcolm Reid, Ian Ainsley, Moray Watson; dir:Glen Byam Shaw [20pp; cast, credits, biographies, 6 large cast photos; VG] £4

1966: YOU NEVER CAN TELL - George Bernard Shaw (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Ralph Richardson, Celia Bannerman, Keith Baxter, Daphne Newton, James Hunter, Judy Campbell, Angela Thorne, Jack Gwillim, Cyril Luckham, Malcolm Reid, Ian Ainsley, Moray Watson; dir:Glen Byam Shaw [20pp; cast, credits, 6 large cast photos; VG] £4

1967: THE RIVALS - Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Ralph Richardson, Robin Ellis, Moray Watson, Keith Baxter, Geoffrey Toone, James Hunter, David King, Stringer Davis, Margaret Rutherford (as Mrs.Malaprop), Marilyn Taylerson, Angela Thorne, Celia Bannerman, Carolyn Sachs, Stanley Lloyd, Daphne Newton, Andrew Carr, David Valla, Adrian Brett; dir:Glen Byam Shaw [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, 7 photos etc.; date on cover (June 7th 1967), else VG] £4

1966: THE RIVALS - Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Ralph Richardson, Robin Ellis, Moray Watson, Keith Baxter, Geoffrey Toone, James Hunter, David King, Edward Caddick, Isabel Jeans (as Mrs.Malaprop), Marilyn Taylerson, Angela Thorne, Celia Bannerman, Carolyn Sachs, Stanley Lloyd, Daphne Newton, Andrew Carr, David Valla, Adrian Brett; dir:Glen Byam Shaw [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, 7 photos etc.; VG] £4

1966: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Ralph Richardson (as Shylock), Jack Gwillim (as Antonio), Godfrey Kenton, Morris Perry, Geoffrey Whitehead, Paul Shelley (as Lorenzo), Victor Winding, Priscilla Morgan, Angela Thorne (as Portia), Geoffrey King, James Hunter, Edward Caddick, Stanley Lloyd, Karin Fernald (as Jessica), David King, Colin Jeavons, Malcolm Reid, John Rainer, Clive Riches, Stephen Rotchell, Steven Edwards, Liz Holmes, Jill Marlowe, Stanley Lloyd, Robin John, Tony Leary, Murray Noble, Christian Thorogood, Jeffrey Cambell; dir:Glen Byam Shaw [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £4

1967: SON ET LUMIERE IN ST.PAUL'S - Robert Gittings (St.Paul's Cathedral)
Ralph Richardson, John Neville, Alec Guinness, Raymond Mason, Frank Duncan; dir:Christopher Ede [24pp, 6.5x9; many excellent illustrated articles, cast, credits, biographies w.photos, synopsis, notes; VG] £4

1971: WEST OF SUEZ - John Osborne (Royal Court)
Ralph Richardson, Patricia Lawrence, Jill Bennett, Sheila Ballantine, Penelope Wilton, Geoffrey Palmer, Stephen Moore, Willoughby Gray, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Gardner, Nicholas Selby, Peter Carlisle, Sheila Burrell, Raul Neunie, John Bloomfield, Bessie Love, Jeffrey Shankley, Leon Berton, Montgomery Matthew; dir:Anthony Page [32pp; photos, biographies; w.3 newsclipping reviews; VG] £4

1972: LLOYD GEORGE KNEW MY FATHER - William Douglas Home (Savoy)
Ralph Richardson, Peggy Ashcroft, James Grout, David Stoll, Suzan Farmer, Janet Henfrey, Simon Cadell; dir:Robin Midgley [24pp; photos, biographies etc; VG] £4

1972: LLOYD GEORGE KNEW MY FATHER - William Douglas Home (Savoy)
Ralph Richardson, Celia Johnson, Charles Lamb, James Grout, Janet Henfrey, Suzan Farmer, Simon Cadell, David Stoll; dir:Robin Midgley [28pp, 5.25x9; cast list, biographies w.photos, 2 production photos etc.; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

Ashcroft - Finney Gielgud - Jacobi Lawrence - Richardson Scofield - Wolfit

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