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CLASSIC PLAYS: 1980-1989

Classic Plays: 1980

1980: THE SEAGULL (as La Mouette) - Anton Chekhov, adapted by Alexis Guedroitz (Theatre Royal des Galeries)
Gisele Oudart (as Arkadina), Philippe Volter (as Treplev), Jean-Pierre Loriot, Ania Guedroitz (as Nina), Robert Roanne, Irene Laurent, Eve Bonfanti, Pascal Racan (as Trigorine), Georges Pirlet, Alain Gilles, Raymond Pradel, Michele Robson; dir:Daniel Scahaise [54pp, 5x7; cast list, extensive programme notes (in French), 12 photographic portraits of the artists, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1980: THE RIVALS - Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Greenwich Theatre)
Karl Howman, Peter Walmsley, Marilyn Cutts, Nina Thomas, Clare Higgins, Joyce Grant, Anthony Sharp, Tim Woodward, Nickolas Grace, Enn Reitel, John Tramper, Ivan Beavis, Anthony Watkins; dir:Patrick Mason [24pp; Cue Magazine No.71; cast, credits, photos, biographies etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1980: MACBETH (Arts Theatre, Cambridge)
Cambridge Theatre Company: Brian Cox, Gemma Jones, Edward Jewesbury, Paul Whitworth, Kenny Ireland, Iain Mitchell, James Aubrey, Emma Williams; dir:Jonathan Lynn [28pp; cast, biographies, company photo, illustrated articles etc.; mark on front cover, else VG] £2

1980 (June): A FLEA IN HER EAR - Feydeau/Mortimer (Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead)
Christopher Ryan, Jonathan Hackett, Janette Legge, Anna Calder-Marshall, David Burke, Jonathan Elsom, Michael Cashman; dir:Mark Cullingford, Edward Hardwicke [24pp; cast, credits, 14 biographies w.photos, articles; VG] £3

1980 (Mch): THE SEAGULL - Anton Chekhov (Ashcroft Theatre, Croydon)
Barbara Jefford, Sam Dale, Bernard Lloyd, Janet Maw, Robert Flemyng, Richard Mayes; dir:Patrick Lau [20pp; cast, credits, photos, biographies w.photos, articles; VG] £3
1980: THE STREETS OF LONDON
1980: THE STREETS OF LONDON - Dion Boucicault (Her Majesty's)
William Squire, Royce Mills, Helen Cherry, Susannah Fellows, Patsy Byrne; dir:Diane Cilento [32pp; photos; VG] £4

1980: DR.FAUSTUS - Christopher Marlowe (Fortune)
James Aubrey, Patrick Magee, Garry Cooper; dir:Christopher Fettes [24pp; 5 large production photos; VG] £2

1980: COUNTRY LIFE - Carlo Goldoni (Lyric, Hammersmith)
David Gwillim, John Moreno, Ciaran Madden, Carl Oatley, Peter Eyre, Ralph Michael, Keith Drinkel, Julia Foster, Veronica Sowerby, Trevor Baxter, Jenny Laird, Susan Denaker, Peter Bourke, Ellen Pollock; dir:David Giles [20pp, 5.25x9; cast list, programme notes, credits, biographies etc.; date written on inner page, else VG] £4

1980: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (Old Vic/24 Sept 1980)
Old Vic Company: Timothy West, Maureen O'Brien, Michael Cochrane, Christopher Fulford, Bernard Archard [36pp; w.newspaper review clipping] £4
1980: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
1980: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - Oscar Wilde (Old Vic/14 Oct 1980)
Old Vic Company: Richard Easton, David Downer, Margaretta Scott, James Bree, Polly Adams, Isabelle Amyes, Joyce Grant; dir:Frank Hauser [36pp, 5.25x9; illustrated articles, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £4

1980: THE WILD DUCK - Henrik Ibsen, translated by Ronald Hingley (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)
Michael Stroud, Colin Starkey, Gerald James, Jean Boht, Daniel Davies, Matthew Francis, Stan Pretty, Richard Briers, David Blake Kelly, Jim Norton, Roger Milner, Nerys Hughes, Michele Wade, John Ringham, Grant Cathro; dir:Michael Blakemore [24pp, 5.25x9; cast list, 9 rehearsal photos, cast biographies; rumpled, else VG] £2

1980: JULIUS CAESAR (Riverside Studios)
Robert Flemyng, John Shrapnel, Michael Byrne, Phil Daniels, David Horovitch, Gillian Barge, Paul Bentall, Jack Klaff, Peter Wight, Anthony Head; dir:Peter Gill [20pp; cast photos and biographies, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £2

1980: TRELAWNY OF THE WELLS - Arthur Wing Pinero (Old Vic/16 Dec 1980)
Old Vic Company: Robert Lindsay, Bill Fraser, Belinda Sinclair, Lynne Miller, June Ritchie, Neil McCaul, Ken Wynne, David Shaughnessy; dir:Timothy West [36pp, 5.25x9; production history w.7 period photos, biogs etc.; VG] £4
16th December 1980: TRELAWNY OF THE WELLS
1980 (16 December): TRELAWNY OF THE WELLS - Arthur Wing Pinero (Old Vic) Royal Gala Souvenir Brochure
Old Vic Company: Gala Performance in the Presence of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother w.Robert Lindsay, Bill Fraser, Belinda Sinclair, Lynne Miller, June Ritchie, Neil McCaul, Ken Wynne, David Shaughnessy; dir:Timothy West [68pp, 8.25x11.75; illustrated articles, photographs, 5 production photos, cast photos and biographies, company cartoons etc.; VG] £5

Classic Plays: 1981

1981: THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL - Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Greenwich Theatre)
David Horovitch, Paul Brooke, Nina Thomas, Jennie Stoller, Philip Voss, David Rintoul, Matthew Francis; dir:Alan Dossor [24pp; Cue Magazine No.78; cast, credits, illustrated article, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1981: BRITTANICUS - Racine, translated by John Cairncross (Lyric Studio)
Jonathan Kent, Garry Cooper, Siobhan McKenna, Elizabeth Richardson, Alan MacNaughtan, Donald Pickering, Valerie Sarruf, Herzel Jacoby, Hossein Karimbeck; dir:Christopher Fettes [6pp triple-fold; cast, biographies, credits, notes, etc.; VG] £2

1981: THE RELAPSE - Sir John Vanbrugh (Old Vic)
Old Vic Company: John Nettles, Maureen O'Brien, Richard Kay (for Barry Woolgar), Jonathan Coy, Simon Butteriss, Celia Foxe, Stephanie Cole; dir:Michael Simpson [28pp, 5.75x8.25; illustrated articles, biogs etc.; VG] £4

1981: SAINT JOAN - George Bernard Shaw (Arts Theatre, Cambridge)
Cambridge Theatre Company: Julie Covington, Ronnie Letham, Ian Hogg, Fulton Mackay, David Bamber; dir:Nancy Meckler [28pp, 5.75x8.25; VG] £4

1981: KING LEAR (Theatre Royal, Bristol)
Bristol Old Vic: Graham Crowden, Peter Copley, Malcolm Rennie, Ian Mackenzie, Peter Woodward, Patrick Malahide, Philip Lowrie [20pp; cast, biogs, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £3

1981: HAMLET (Theatre Royal, Stratford East)
Frank Grimes, Del Henney, Colette O'Neil, Cora Kinnaird, Tim Woodward, Bob Hornery, Trevor Martin, Bob Todd; dir:Lindsay Anderson [16pp; cast, biogs, rehearsal and company photos, programme notes etc.; minor marks else VG] £4

1981: ST. MARK'S GOSPEL (Globe)
Alec McCowen [32pp; illustrated articles, 15 excellent photos of Alec McCowen in various productions, credits etc.; VG] £4
1981: THE MISANTHROPE
1981: THE MISANTHROPE - Moliere, translated by Richard Wilbur (Round House)
Tom Courtenay, Christopher Gable, Geoffrey Bateman, Cecilia Richards, Janet Ellis, Tim McInnerny, Amanda Boxer; dir:Caspar Wrede [16pp, 8.25x11.75; cast, extensive illustrated articles, credits, biographies w.photos etc.; date written on cover, rumpled, else VG] £4

Classic Plays: 1982

1982: THE THREE SISTERS - Anton Chekhov, translated by Ronald Hingley (Vanbrugh Theatre)
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art production: Sean Bean (as "Shaun Bean"), James Wilby, Janet McTeer, Alison Steele, Leslie DoQui, Denica Fairman, Jenny Farnon, Gwynn Beech Davies, Trevor Blythe, Gerrard McArthur; dir:Helena Kaut-Howson [single sheet (8.25x11.7) folded in four; cast, credits, notes on previous students of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art; article about the Vanbrugh Theatre Club; slightly rumpled, else VG; most unusual programme for this student production, featuring several stars of the future] £5

1982: TWELFTH NIGHT (Donmar)
Emily Richard, John Fraser, Gary Raymond, Edward Petherbridge, Edward Hardwicke, Suzan Farmer [11.5x16.5, single sheet, twice folded; cast, biogs etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1982: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, THE DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS and THE ADMIRABLE BASHVILLE - George Bernard Shaw (Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park) Season Brochure
Kate O'Mara, Christopher Neame, James Cairncross, Douglas Hodge, Berwick Kaler, Joan Davies, Christopher Biggins, William Relton, Emily Richard, Peter Woodward, Oscar James, Helen Ryan, Janet Spencer-Turner [28pp; cast, biogs etc.; minor marks, slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1982: THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS - Carlo Goldini, adapted by Martin Duncan and Ultz (Richmond Theatre)
Cambridge Theatre Company: Patrick Mower, Bob Goody, Elizabeth Estensen, Anita Dobson, Steven Beard, Billy Hartman, Geoffrey Freshwater, Ian Bartholomew, Darlene Johnson; dir:Martin Duncan and Ultz; music+lyrics:Martin Duncan [24pp; cast, credits, list of scenes and songs, biographies etc.] £3

1982: HAMLET (Donmar Warehouse)
Anton Lesser, John Shrapnel, Susan Engel, Kathryn Pogson, Alan MacNaughtan, Iain Mitchell, Ken Stott, Philip Locke, Paul Curran, Ian McNeice, John Grillo; dir:Jonathan Miller [12pp, single sheet, folded three times; biographies, cast list etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

1982: LORD ARTHUR SAVILE'S CRIME - Oscar Wilde, dramatised by Constance Cox (Gloucestershire Everyman Theatre)
Paul Doust, Alan Brown, Jillian Mack, Ian Gardiner, Pamela Strong, Nancy Gower, Peggy Sinclair, Bruce Green, Kate Spiro, Patrick Monckton; dir:Hugh Wooldridge [20pp, 5.8x8.5; cast list, programme notes, biographies, VG] £3

1982 (Aug): SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER - Oliver Goldsmith (Lyric Hammersmith)
Anthony Sharp, Betty Marsden, Ron Cook, Tracey Ullman, Nigel Terry, Hugh Fraser, Richard Caldicot; dir:William Gaskill [24pp; cast, credits, biographies, illustrated articles; minor marks, else VG] £4
1982: HEDDA GABLER
1982: HEDDA GABLER - Henrik Ibsen (Cambridge Theatre)
Susannah York, Gretchen Franklin, Irene Handl, Ralph Bates, Paula Wilcox, Tom Baker, Tom Bell; dir:Donald McWhinnie [16pp, 5.2x8.3; biographies w.photos, newsclipping review tipped in, minor marks, else VG] (£4) SOLD

Classic Plays: 1983

1983: LITTLE LIES - Joseph George Caruso, adapted from The Magistrate by Arthur Wing Pinero (Palace Theatre, Watford)
Alison Neil, Dominic Guard, Leonard Maguire, Connie Booth, John Mills, Paul Hardwick, Angela Scoular, Katherine Kath, Anthony Bate, Malcolm Sinclair, Gregory Cox; dir:Tony Tanner [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £3

1983: HENRY IV part one and MACBETH (Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham)
Douglas Fielding, Russell Denton, Philip Sully, Kenneth McClellan, Leslie Randall, Linda Regan, Vivienne Argent, Michael Brey, Terence Halliday; dir:Michael McCaffery [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast, credits, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1983 (Mch): MISS JULIE - August Strindberg, translated by Michael Meyer (Duke of York's)
Cheryl Campbell, Stephen Rea, Veronica Roberts; dir:Clare Davidson [24pp, 5.25x8.5; VG] £4

1983: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT - Feodor Dostoevsky, adapted by Yuri Lyubimov and Yuri Kariakin, English version by Nicholas Rzhevsky (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)
Nicholas Farrell, Paola Dionisotti, Michael Pennington, Christopher Guinee, Peter Kelly, Bill Paterson, Sheila Reid, Mia Soteriou, Gary Waldhorn; dir:Yuri Lyubimov [28pp; cast, credits, biographies, 7 photos etc.] £4

1983: MEDEA - Franz Grillparzer, adapted by Barney Simon (Riverside Studios)
Yvonne Bryceland, David Calder, Caroline Embling, Peggy Phango, Richard Williams, Terence Wilton, Clive Bell, Hugh Langridge, Rupert Carss; dir:Barney Simon [10pp quintuple-fold; cast, biogs, notes etc.; VG] £2

1983: THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL - Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Donald Sinden, Judy Buxton, Petronilla Whitfield, Michael Denison, Christopher Godwin, Michael Siberry, Dulcie Gray, Beryl Reid, Sebastian Shaw, Patrick Godfrey, Bill Fraser, Stephen Jacobs, Gordon Gostelow, James Griffiths, Anthony Hyde, Robert Aldous, James Curran, Ian Halcrow, Judi Goldman, Alison Temple Savage; dir:John Barton [24pp, 5.2x8.5; cast, credits, biographies, 8 production photos etc.; VG] £4
1983: THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
1983: THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL - Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Souvenir Brochure
Donald Sinden, Judy Buxton, Petronilla Whitfield, Michael Denison, Christopher Godwin, Michael Siberry, Dulcie Gray, Beryl Reid, Sebastian Shaw, Patrick Godfrey, Bill Fraser, Stephen Jacobs, Gordon Gostelow, James Griffiths, Anthony Hyde, Robert Aldous, James Curran, Ian Halcrow, Judi Goldman, Alison Temple Savage; dir:John Barton [16pp, 8.25x11.6; Impressive Souvenir Brochure for this all-star production; 19 production photos (many in colour), cast, credits, biographies w.photos etc.; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

Classic Plays: 1984

1984: HAMLET (Shaw Theatre)
National Youth Theatre: Andrew Gallacher (as Claudius), Marc Culwick (as Hamlet), Matthew Townshend, Simon Davies, Simon Dyer, Witold Fitz-Simon, Mark Breckon, Tristan Sturrock (as Guildenstern), Robert Bristow, Ewan Keil, Dominic Upton, Dean Byfield, John Capps, Dhobi Newman, Hakeem Kazim, Femi Oke, Fidel Nanton, Mark Johnson, Lennie James, Stephen Fuller, Jonathan Stone-Fewings, Jamie Foster, Anna Verdine (as Gertrude), Rachel Bell (as Ophelia), Sally Preisig, Jane Cook, Charles De'Ath, Neil Bennett, Dominic Mafham; dir:Michael Croft [16pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, credits, 15 photo of past NYT productions etc.; VG] £4

1984: THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL - Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Duke of York's)
Donald Sinden, Nicola Pagett, Julia Josephs, John McCallum, Clive Francis, Michael Siberry, Dulcie Gray, Beryl Reid, Harold Innocent, Richard Kane, Bill Fraser, Stephen Jacobs, Gordon Gostelow, John Tordoff, John Cunningham, Robert Aldous, James Curran, Barrie Wilmore, James Curran, Annee Blott, Maralyn Heathcock; dir:John Barton and Peter Stevenson [24pp, 5.2x8.5; cast, credits, biographies, 5 production photos etc.; VG] £4

1984: THE WHITE DEVIL - John Webster (Greenwich Theatre)
Rupert Everett, Paola Dionisotti, Julie Legrand, Gerard Murphy, Richard Rees, Johanna Kirby, Ann Mitchell, Stephen Macdonald, Robert Gwilym, David William; dir:Philip Prowse [24pp, 5.8x8.25; Cue Magazine No.93; cast, credits, notes, illustrations, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1984: THE WAY OF THE WORLD - William Congreve (Greenwich Theatre)
Avis Bunnage, Julie Legrand, Paola Dionisotti, Ann Mitchell, Ciaran Hinds, Rupert Frazer, John Gould, Richard Rees, David Foxxe, Robert Gwilym; dir:Giles Havergal [24pp, 5.8x8.25; Cue Magazine No.94; cast, credits, notes, illustrations, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1984: THE SEAGULL - Anton Chekhov, translated by Robert David MacDonald (Greenwich Theatre)
Maria Aitken, Ciaran Hinds, Robert Gwilym, Johanna Kirby, Richard Rees, Julie Legrand, Stephen Macdonald, Jill Spurrier, David William, David Foxxe; dir:Philip Prowse [24pp, 5.8x8.25; Cue Magazine No.95; cast, credits, notes, illustrations, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1984: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Wolsey, Ipswich)
Jenny Logan, Alan Moore, John Southworth, Peter Whitbread, Christopher Birch; dir:Antony Tuckey [24pp; cast, biogs etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1984: CYRANO DE BERGERAC - Edmond Rostand, translated by David Horlock (Salisbury Playhouse)
Keith Drinkel, Kate Dunn, Sean Aita, Brian Ralph; dir:David Horlock [24pp; biographies, photos, notes etc.; newspaper clipping (w.photograph) tipped in; VG] £4

1984: MACBETH (Gateway Theatre, Chester)
Louis Mellis, Michelle Newell, John McArdle (as Banquo and Siward), Ron Donachie, David Boyce; dir:Philip Partridge [20pp; cast, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £3

1984: HAMLET (Birmingham Repertory Theatre)
Simon Cadell, Malcolm Tierney, Sylvia Kay, Edita Brychta, Tristram Wymark, Ian McNeice, Colin Kaye, Tyler Butterworth, Peter Howell, Ian Redford, Bill Buffery; dir:Peter Farago [20pp; cast, biographies, illustrations, credits etc.; VG] £4

1984 (Sep): THE CLANDESTINE MARRIAGE - David Garrick and George Colman (Albery)
Compass Theatre Company: Anthony Quayle, Roy Kinnear, Joyce Redman, John Quentin, Belinda Lang, Andrew Hawkins, Fiona McArthur; dir:Anthony Quayle [24pp, 5.25x8.5; biographies, photos, articles etc.; VG] £4

1984: GREAT EXPECTATIONS - Charles Dickens, adapted by Peter Coe (Old Vic)
Roy Dotrice, Sheila Burrell, Leon Greene, Tony Jay, Charles Lewsen, Lynn Clayton, Collin Johnson, Ian McCurrach, Ken Wynne; dir:Peter Coe [28pp; cast, biogs, illustrated articles etc.; attractive programme; VG] £4

1984: PAMELA - Samuel Richardson, adapted by Giles Havergal and Fidelis Morgan (Tour)
Shared Experience: Ian Reddington, Charon Bourke, Sian Thomas, Robin Hooper, John Baxter; dir:Giles Havergal [4pp, 8.25x11.75; cast, illustrated articles; VG] £2

Classic Plays: 1985

1985: TWELFTH NIGHT, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, and RING ROUND THE MOON - Jean Anouilh, translated by Christopher Fry (Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park)
Paul Venables*, Nicholas Wolff, Ralph Fiennes (as Curio, Cobweb and A Footman), Alyson Spiro* (as Viola), James Cairncross, Michael Denison (as Sir Toby Belch and Messerschmann), Ruth Madoc*, Paul Raffield*, Sarah Finch*, John Moffatt (as Malvolio), Paul Bradley*, John McAndrew, Vincenzo Nicoli (as Antonio and Bottom), Raymond Platt*, Simon Mattacks*, Marc Culwick, Mary Roscoe*, Glyn Pritchard*, Patrick Ryecart (as Hugo and Frederic), Jenny Quayle*, Serena Gordon*, Pauline Little, Nizam, Margaretta Scott, Anna Sharkey*, Helen Lindsay*; dir:Richard Digby Day, David Conville [32pp, 5.8x8.25; cast lists, biographies, programme notes, historical photos, credits etc.; * SIGNED BY 14 CAST MEMBERS; VG] £4

1985: WOMEN ALL OVER (Le Dindon) - Georges Feydeau, adapted by John Wells (Churchill Theatre, Bromley)
Eileen Atkins, Faith Brook, Royce Mills, Caroline Blakiston, John Gordon-Sinclair, Joe Melia, Clive Wood, Elizabeth Bradley, Pat Keen, Patrick Godfrey; dir:Adrian Noble [28pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, company photo, biographies; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1985: THE THREE MUSKETEERS - Alexandre Dumas, adapted by Phil Woods (Greenwich Theatre)
New Vic Theatre production: Robin Davies, David Henry, John Labanowski, James Tillett, Joss Buckley, Granville Saxton, Valerie Bradell, Moira Brooker, Micky O'Donoughue, Julie Dale-Beckett, Robb Saban; dir:Ian Giles [24pp, 5.75x8.25; Cue Magazine No.102; cast list, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £3

1985: VASSA - Maxim Gorky, translated by Tania Alexander (Greenwich Theatre)
Janet Suzman, Wilfred Harrison, Tony Rohr, Myriam Cyr, Paul Russell, Amanda Boxer, Gillian Martell, Greg Cruttwell; dir:Helena Kaut-Howson [24pp, x; Cue Magazine No.105; cast, credits, illustrations, notes, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1985: THE ALCHEMIST - Ben Jonson (Lyric Hammersmith)
Stephen Moore, Gavin Richards, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Daniel Peacock, Paul Bown, Terence Longdon, Griff Rhys Jones, James Faulkner, Raymond Mason, John Sessions, Perry Benson, Hetta Charnley, Bobby Bernard, David Clemes, Paul Haley, Katie Spencer, Michael Ward-Allen; dir:Griff Rhys Jones [20pp; cast, biogs, 7 rehearsal photos etc.; VG] £4
1985: LITTLE EYOLF
1985: LITTLE EYOLF - Henrik Ibsen, translated by Michael Meyer (Lyric, Hammersmith)
Diana Rigg, Cheryl Campbell, Ronald Pickup, Anne Dyson, Paul Moriarty; dir:Clare Davidson [24pp; cast, credits, biographies, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1985: HAMLET (Salisbury Playhouse)
Keith Drinkel, Dominic Letts (as Hamlet), Alex Johnston, Sam Graham, Colin Hurley, Tim Douglas, Mark Ossowski, Derek Daniels, Steven Elliott, Ian Michie, Maria Heidler, Madeline Adams, Mark Honan, Dominic Tighe, Richard Gay, Peter Smith, Alexander McDowall, Jason Rogers, Simon Baxter, James Wainwright; dir:David Horlock [20pp; biographies, photos, articles etc.; VG] £3

1985: EMMA - Jane Austen, adapted by David Horlock (Salisbury Playhouse)
Helen Gemmell, Alex Johnston, Richard Cordery, Maria Heidler; dir:David Horlock [24pp; biographies, photos, articles etc.; VG] £3

1985: DANCE OF DEATH - August Strindberg, adapted by Ted Whitehead (Riverside Studios)
Alan Bates, Frances de la Tour, Michael Byrne; dir:Keith Hack [16pp; cast, credits, biographies w.photos, articles; VG] £4

1985: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - Jane Austen, adapted by David Pownall (Leicester Haymarket)
Tessa Peake-Jones, James Warwick, Peter Sallis, Pauline Yates, Amanda Harris, Ian Gelder, Sean Chapman, Julia Deakin, Irene Sutcliffe; dir:Bill Pryde [28pp, 7.1x9; cast, credits, biographies w.photos, rehearsal photos, illustrated articles; VG] £4

1985: HAMLET (Young Vic)
Young Vic Company: Vivian Munn, Paul McCleary, Richard Avery, Andrew Secombe, Roger Watkins, Jonathan Burn, David Boyce, Aran Bell, Michael Cronin, Matthew Marsh (as Hamlet), Heather Canning, Natasha Richardson (as Ophelia), Robert Phillips, Ewart James Walters; dir:David Thacker [8pp, 8.25x11.75; biographies, credits etc.; date stamped on cover, else VG] £3

1985 (May): MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Young Vic)
Young Vic Company: Peter Guinness, John Gillett, Joanna Foster, Andy Readman, Roger Watkins, Randal Herley, Gary Lucas, Denise Wong, Rob Edwards, Margot Leicester, Janet Crawford, David Boyce, Will Tacey; dir:David Thacker [8pp, 8.5x11.75; cast list, notes, articles etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

Classic Plays: 1986
1986 Season: OPEN AIR THEATRE, REGENT'S PARK
1986: ROMEO AND JULIET, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, ARMS AND THE MAN - George Bernard Shaw (Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park)
Richard Bonneville (as Abram, Lysander, Officer), Karl James, Andrew Collins, Peter Wyatt, Carolyn Backhouse, Ralph Fiennes (as Romeo, Lysander), Robert Merry, Glyn Pritchard, David O'Hara, Peter Whitbread, Philippa Gail, Dilys Hamlett, Sarah Woodward (as Juliet, Catherine Petkoff), John Gay, Paul Raffield, Ben Cole, Nicholas Wolff, Philip Bowen (as Theseus and Oberon, Sergius), Nicholas Hayley, Beverley Hills, Sue Hodge, Donna Wilson, Janine Wood, Philip Bowen, Diane Fletcher (as Hippolyta and Titania), Bernard Bresslaw (as Bottom, Major Petkoff), Brian Deacon (as Bluntschli); dir:Declan Donnellan, David Conville, Emma Freud [36pp, 5.9x8.25; cast lists, credits, programme notes, biographies, historical photos etc.; VG] £4

1986: WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN - Thomas Middleton, Howard Barker (Royal Court)
Stevan Rimkus, Joanne Whalley, Elizabeth Bradley, Peter Sproule, Norman Henry, Maggie Steed (as Livia), Melanie Hill, Colin McCormack, Simon Russell Beale, Gary Oldman, Nigel Davenport, Duncan Duff, David Harewood, Paul Dixon, David Solomon; dir:William Gaskill [single duplicated A4 sheet; cast, credits etc.; VG] £2

1986: THE ORPHAN - Thomas Otway (Greenwich Theatre)
Tristram Jellinek, Ciaran Hinds, Paul Rhys, Jonathan Phillips, Russell Porter, Simon Elliott, Sian Thomas, Anna Patrick; dir:Philip Prowse [24pp, 5.9x8.25; Cue Magazine No.109; cast, credits, photos, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1986: ALICE IN WONDERLAND - Lewis Carroll, adapted by John Wells (Lyric, Hammersmith)
Lesley Manville, Marilyn Cutts, Richard Pescud, Nuala Willis, Teddy Kempner, Joan Davis, Charles Lewsen, David Oakley, Michael Mears, John Hall, Patrick Clancy, Terence Hillyer, Harold Innocent; dir:Ian Forrest, music:Carl Davis [32pp, 5.75x8.25; cast, credits, illustrated articles, costume designs, biographies with photos etc.; VG] £4

1986: THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM - George Farquhar (Lyric, Hammersmith)
Paul Freeman, David Rintoul, Anna Carteret, Paula Wilcox, Ken Stott, Nicolas Chagrin; dir:Peter James [24pp; biographies, photos of the 1927 Lyric Hammersmith production] £3

1986: MEDEA - Euripides, version by Jeremy Brooks (Theatr Clwyd)
Theatr Clwyd production: Anne Dyson, James Hussaney, Stephen Evan, John Evan, Christopher Burgess, Beejaye, Sharon D. Clarke, Claudette Williams, Eileen Atkins (as Medea), Clifton Jones, Leon Herbert (as Jason), Paul Barber, Leo Wringer, Stuart Mannix, Darren Swallow; dir:Toby Robertson [16pp; cast photos and biographies, rehearsal photos etc.; VG] £3

1986: MEDEA - Euripides, version by Jeremy Brooks (Young Vic)
Theatr Clwyd production: Margaret John, Lorraine Gregory, Catherine Thomson, Raphael Monocha, Samantha Toussaint, Christopher Burgess, Beejaye, Sharon D. Clarke, Claudette Williams, Eileen Atkins (as Medea), Clifton Jones, Leon Herbert (as Jason), Mark Heath, Kevin Headley, Paul Sinclair; dir:Toby Robertson [8pp, 8.25x11.75; cast, credits, rehearsal photos, biographies; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1986: AN ITALIAN STRAW HAT - Eugene Labiche, adapted by Simon Moore (Shaftesbury) Souvenir Brochure
Theatre of Comedy: Tom Conti, Clive Dunn, Stratford Johns, Janine Duvitski, Mark Hadfield, Sheila Keith, Edward Lyon, Deborah Norton, Simon Butteriss, John Dalby, Amanda Royle, Chris Samsworth, Derek Smee, David Warwick, Norman Warwick [24pp, 8.5x11.75; 12+ colour production photos, charming colour illustrations, cast biogs etc.; VG] £4

1986: HAMLET (Tour)
Actors Touring Company: Simon Binns, Clive Kneller, Pippa Sparkes, Irene Macdougall, Paddy Fletcher, Simon Tyrrell; dir:Mark Brickman [6pp, 5.6x12.25 (opens to form 12x16 poster), and 6pp insert (5.5x11.75) w.illustrated articles; cast, biographies etc.; minor marks else VG] £3

Classic Plays: 1987

1987: HENRY IV Parts I and II, and HENRY V (Old Vic)
English Shakespeare Company: Patrick O'Connell (as Henry IV), Michael Pennington (as Hal, Henry V), Martin Clunes, John Dougall, Charles Dale, Morris Perry, Michael Cronin, Roger Booth, Gareth Thomas (as Lord Chief Justice, Owen Glendower, Fluellen), Hugh Sullivan, Donald Gee, John Price, Jennie Stoller, Eluned Hawkins, Paul Brennan, Ben Bazell, Andrew Jarvis, Darryl Forbes-Dawson, Clyde Pollitt, John Woodvine (as Falstaff, Chorus), June Watson, Jenny Quayle, Charles Lawson, Colin Farrell, John Tramper; dir:Michael Bogdanov [36pp; photos, illustrated articles; VG] £4

1987: THREE SISTERS - Anton Chekhov, translated by Michael Frayn (Greenwich Theatre)
Martyn Stanbridge, Cathryn Harrison, Sara Kestelman, Joanne Whalley, Katharine Schlesinger, David Allister, Ian Ogilvy, Paul Jesson, Ron Cook, Peter Sallis, Trevor Brohier, Bill French, Jeremy Swift, Elizabeth Bradley; dir:Elijah Moshinsky [24pp; Cue Magazine No.115; cast, credits, illustrated article, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1987: THE HYPOCHONDRIAC - Moliere, translated by Alan Drury (Lyric Hammersmith)
Tom Courtenay, Kathryn Hunter, Brian Glover, Jonathan Cecil; dir:Nancy Meckler [32pp; cast, biogs, rehearsal photos, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4
1987: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
1987: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - Oscar Wilde (Whitehall)
Dame Hilda Bracket, Doctor Evadne Hinge, Simon Dutton, Robin Kermode, Kate O'Sullivan, Tara Ward, Chubby Oates, Fred Evans; dir:Lou Stein [28pp; cast, biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1987: THREE SISTERS - Anton Chekhov, translated by Michael Frayn (Albery)
Sara Kestelman, Francesca Annis, Ian Ogilvy, Hywel Bennett, Katharine Schlesinger; dir:Elijah Moshinsky [36pp; cast, credits, biographies w.photos, introduction by Michael Frayn, excellent articles and photos etc.] £4

1987: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - Oscar Wilde (Royalty)
Ken Wynne, Denis Lawson, Clive Francis, Wendy Hiller, Gabrielle Drake, Natalie Ogle, Phyllida Law, Harold Innocent, Patrick Ludlow; dir:Donald Sinden [44pp; photos, articles; slightly rumpled] £3

1987: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Sherman Theatre, Cardiff)
Holly Wilson, Richard Heffer, Robert Aldous, Lynn Gardner, Michael Gardiner, Mark Greenstreet, Neil Phelps, Helen Kluger, Howell Evans; dir:Gareth Armstrong [24pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, synopsis, 4 rehearsal photos, biographies (w.photos); slightly rumpled, else VG] £4
1987: MACBETH
1987: MACBETH (Tour)
Cheek By Jowl: Martin Turner, Timothy Walker, Lloyd Owen, Ged McKenna, Anthony Dixon, Liam Halligan, Keith Bartlett (as Macbeth), Raymond Sawyer, Duncan Duff, Leslee Udwin (as Lady Macbeth), Simon Bolton, Anne White; dir:Declan Donnellan [6pp, 16.5x7.75; cast, biographies, photographs, extensive illustrated programme notes, info about Cheek By Jowl etc; minor marks, folded in two, else VG] (£4) SOLD

1987: HAMLET and MISS JULIE (Lyttelton)
Royal Dramatic Theatre Company from Stockholm: Peter Stormare, Borje Ahlstedt, Gunnel Lindblom, Pernilla Ostergren, Marie Goranzon; dir:Ingmar Bergman [30pp; cast, programme notes, photos etc.; VG] £4

1987: HEAVEN BENT, HELL BOUND - Tirso de Molina, adapted by John Clifford (Tour)
Actors Touring Company: Paddy Fletcher, Clive Kneller, Irene Macdougall, Simon Tyrell, Simon Binns, Kate Ingram; dir:Mark Brickman [6pp, 5.8x12.5 triple-fold; cast, biographies, credits; plus excellent 6-page informative illustrated insert about Tirso de Molina; VG] £4

1987: OEDIPUS THE KING and OEDIPUS AT COLONUS - Sophocles, translated by Christopher Stace (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
David Threlfall, Eleanor Bron, Michael N.Harbour, Christopher Good; dir:Caspar Wrede [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

Classic Plays: 1988

1988: THE RELAPSE - Sir John Vanbrugh (Mermaid)
British Actors Theatre Company production: Richard Heffer, Sabina Franklyn, Kate O'Mara, John Challis, Roy Marsden, Raymond Mason, Peter Adamson, Lawrence Good, Blair Plant, Michael Thomas, Peter Leeper, Knight Mantell, Robert White, Jane Arden [24pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, 5 rehearsal photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1988: NANA - Emile Zola, adapted by Olwen Wymark (Mermaid)
John Baxter, Christian Burgess, Sheila Burrell, Belinda Davison, Lorna Heilbron, John Joyce, Emma Longfellow, Peter Sproule, Julia St John, Ric Wadsworth; dir:Jane Gibson and Sue Lefton [20pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles; VG] £4

1988: A DOLL'S HOUSE - Henrik Ibsen, translated by Christopher Hampton (Riverside Studios)
Anna Carteret, Eamon Boland, Kate Fahy, David Hargreaves, Bill Wallis, Barbara Keogh, Tamar Thomas, Oliver Burton, Rupert Burton, Miranda Burton, Louise Penfold, Benjamin Brazier, Peter Warren; dir:Jan Sargent [12pp; biographies w.photos; VG] £4

1988: WUTHERING HEIGHTS - Emily Bronte, adapted by Ivan Charles (Salisbury Playhouse)
Juliet Mortimer, Ralph Arliss, Robert Aldous, Mike Shannon, Julian Protheroe, Helen Dorward, Lynn Clayton, James Noble, Mark Straker, Caroline Berry; dir:David Horlock [28pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, illustrated article, biographies (w.photos); slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1988: MARY STUART - Friedrich Schiller, translated by Robert David MacDonald (Greenwich Theatre)
Paola Dionisotti, Fiona Shaw, Simon Roberts, Hugh Ross, Christopher Guinee, Lorcan Cranitch, Darlene Johnson, Michael Mueller; dir:Tim Albery [28pp; Cue Magazine No.123; cast, credits, illustrated articles, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1988: FALSTAFF - Shakespeare, adapted by Richard Williams and Andy Rashleigh (Greenwich Theatre)
Bernard Bresslaw, Carl Proctor, Andy Rashleigh, Conrad Asquith, Liam Halligan, Marcia Warren, Frances Fielding; dir:Richard Williams [24pp; Cue Magazine No.127; cast, credits, notes, illustrations, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1988: THE WOMAN IN WHITE - Wilkie Collins, adapted by Melissa Murray (Greenwich Theatre)
Gerard Logan, Helena Bonham-Carter, Paul McCleary, Jane Gurnett, Barbara Kirby, Alec Linstead, Richard Albrecht, Michael Byrne; dir:Sue Dunderdale [32pp; Cue Magazine No.128; cast, credits, illustrated articles, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £3

1988: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE - Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Arthur Miller (Playhouse)
Young Vic production: Tom Wilkinson, Margot Leicester, Tom Mannion, Clive Swift; dir:David Thacker [28pp; cast biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1988 (Oct): HEDDA GABLER - Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Trevor Nunn (Hampstead Theatre)
Rhoda Lewis, Margery Withers, Jonathan Coy, Lindsay Duncan, Mari Rowland Hughes, Clive Francis, Dermot Crowley; dir:John Dove [28pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles; VG] £4

1988: THE SNEEZE - Anton Chekhov, adapted by Michael Frayn (Aldwych)
Rowan Atkinson, Cheryl Campbell, Michael Godley, Timothy West, Anthony Dunston, Olga Lowe, Trisha Morrish, Mark Phillips, Guy Humphries; dir:Ronald Eyre [32pp; cast photos and biogs, 8 production photos, charming illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1988: UNCLE VANYA - Anton Chekhov, translated by Michael Frayn (Vaudeville)
Michael Gambon, Jonathan Pryce, Greta Scacchi, Imelda Staunton, Rachel Kempson, Benjamin Whitrow, Jonathan Cecil, Elizabeth Bradley, Tom Hardy, Peter Honri; dir:Michael Blakemore [32pp; cast, credits, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £4

1988: THE COUNTRY WIFE - William Wycherley (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham)
Mark Buffery, Nicholas Hutchinson, Robert Beach, David Monico, Terry Wale, Peter Russell, Sue Broomfield, Susan Twist, Beth Ellis, Jacquie Crago, Jacqueline Dutoit, Hazel Douglas, Hugo James Ellis, Karen Pierce-Goulding, Garth Jones; dir:John Doyle [28pp, 7x9; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated programme notes, credits etc.; date on cover, else VG] £4

1988: JULIUS CAESAR (Bristol New Vic and Tour)
David Yip, Leo Wringer, Peter Straker, Ram John Holder, Dhirendra; dir:Roger Rees [6pp triple-fold, 5.5x11.75; cast, biogs, company photo, costume designs etc.; VG] £2

1988: TOO CLEVER BY HALF - Alexander Ostrovsky, adapted by Rodney Ackland (Old Vic)
Alex Jennings, Janet Henfrey, Charles Lewsen, John Stratton, Linda Marlowe, Timothy Barlow, Peter Guinness, Rosalind Knight, Julia Bardsley, Aden Gillett, Phelim McDermott, Celia Gore Booth, Katharine Page, Ann Way, Vernon Gudgeon, Patti Holloway, Richard Lawry, Derek Smee, Deborah Vale, Tessa Vale; dir:Richard Jones [28pp, 5.5x11.75; large format; lots of photos, biographies, illustrations, articles - a full programme; VG] £4

1988: BUSSY D'AMBOIS - George Chapman (Old Vic)
David Threlfall, Hugh Ross, John Scarborough, John Franklyn-Robbins, Bruce Purchase, Lorcan Cranitch, Karen Johnson, Sara Kestelman, Simon Cutter, Stephen Caro, Richard Lawry, Derek Smee, Tessa Worsley, John Grillo, Phoebe Burridge, Patti Holloway, Andrew Kitchen, Nelson E Ward, Virginia Coppins, Collin Johnson, Peter Leafe, Ciaran McIntyre; dir:Jonathan Miller [28pp, 5.5x11.75; large format; lots of photos, biographies, illustrations, articles - a full programme; minor marks else VG] £3

1988: ANDROMACHE- Racine, translated by Eric Korn (Old Vic)
Kevin McNally, Ben Onwukwe, Peter Eyre, John Barron, Janet Suzman (as Andromache), Penelope Wilton, Juanita Waterman, Janet Henfrey, Louis Haslar, Richard Lawry; dir:Jonathan Miller [28pp, 5.5x11.75; large format; lots of photos, biographies, illustrations, articles - a full programme] £4
1988: THE HISTORY OF TOM JONES
1988: THE HISTORY OF TOM JONES - Henry Fielding, adapted by Andrew Wickes (New Victoria Theatre, North Staffordshire)
Jeremy Clay, Gary Lillburn, Steven Granville, Richard Hague, John Cunningham, Shelly Willetts, Susan Dowdall; dir:Peter Cheeseman [12pp, 8.25x11.75; cast, biographies, company photos, extensive illustrated articles etc.; attractive programme; VG] £4

1988: DOCTOR FAUSTUS - Christopher Marlowe (Young Vic)
Young Vic Company: Peter Guinness, Stephen Jenn, Nicholas Blane, Claude Close, Sean Cranitch, Leader Hawkins, Peter Macqueen, Virginia Radcliffe, Peter Rumney, Jon Strickland; dir:Anthony Clarke [12pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies, rehearsal photos, illustrated article; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1988: THE THREE MUSKETEERS - Alexandre Dumas, adapted by David Pownall (Theatre Royal, Bristol)
Bristol Old Vic Company: Bill Wallis, Sian Webber, Trevor Cooper, Nigel Cooke, Jason Connery, Seymour Matthews, Malcolm Sinclair, Paul Benzing, Philip Pellew, Chris Humphreys, Lawrence Evans, Caroline Loncq, Emma Hewitt; dir:Paul Unwin [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies (w.photos), extensive illustrated articles, rehearsal photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1988 (Aug): RENAISSANCE SHAKESPEARE AT THE PHOENIX (Phoenix) Souvenir Brochure
Renaissance Theatre Company: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING dir:Judi Dench, AS YOU LIKE IT dir:Geraldine McEwan, HAMLET dir:Derek Jacobi with Kenneth Branagh, Samantha Bond, Richard Easton, Edward Jewesbury, David Lloyd Meredith, Dearbhla Molloy, David Parfitt, Shaun Prendergast, Sophie Thompson, Jay Villiers, Jimmy Yuill [16-page Souvenir Brochure, 9.75x11.6, with 12-page 9.2x11.75 insert; company biographies (w.photos), biographies of the three directors (w.photos), 26 excellent production photos, credits etc.; minor marks, edge crumpled, else VG] £6

Classic Plays: 1989

1989: OTHELLO (Greenwich Theatre)
Daniel Hill, Paul Barber (as Iago), Paul Humpoletz, Carl Picton, Clarke Peters (as Othello), James Larkin, David Mallinson, Zeh Prado, Emily Morgan, Dona Croll, Rita Wolf, Andrew Johnson; dir:Sue Dunderdale and Hugh Quarshie [32pp, 5.75x8.25; Cue Magazine No.130; cast, credits, illustrated articles, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1989: A STUDY IN SCARLET - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Chris Martin (Greenwich Theatre)
Wendy Hewitt, Christopher Fairbank, Richard Syms, Jason Hetherington, Andrew Secombe, David Westhead (as Dr.Watson), Mark Tandy (as Sherlock Holmes), Andrew Hall; dir:Michael Crompton [32pp, 5.75x8.25; Cue Magazine No.?; cast, credits, illustrated articles, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £3

1989: AN IDEAL HUSBAND - Oscar Wilde (Westminster Theatre)
Delia Lindsay, Moira Redmond, Jeremy Sinden, David Stoll, Sean Aita, Liz Bagley, Andrew Black, Deborah Blake, Roy Boutcher, Pamela Felix, Rachel Preece, Emma Watson; dir:Patrick Sandford [24pp, 5.8x8.25; biographies w.photos, 4 production photos, Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde - A Chronology, extensive illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1989 (Mch): IVANOV - Anton Chekhov, adapted by Ronald Harwood (Richmond Theatre)
Alan Bates, Peter Sallis, Nicky Henson, Felicity Kendal, Frank Thornton, Sheila Steafel, Robert Gwilym, Philip Franks; dir:Elijah Moshinsky [28pp; cast, credits, biographies w.photos etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1989: MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Arts Theatre, Cambridge)
Young Vic Company: Rob Edwards, Randal Herley, Stephen Jenn, Dominic Letts, Clive Owen, Sarah-Jane Fenton, Catriona Elliott, Jane Maud; dir:David Thacker [28pp; cast, credits, illustrated articles, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £4

1989: TREASURE ISLAND - Robert Louis Stevenson, adapted by Bernard Miles, Peter Coe and Josephine Wilson (Mermaid) Frank Windsor (as Long John Silver), Roy Evans, Martino Lazzeri (as Jim Hawkins), Patrick Duggan, Kevin Stoney, Tim Swinton, Nigel Nobes, George Little, Louis (as Captain Flint); dir:Colin Bennett [24pp, 6x8.25; biographies, photos, crossword, illustrated articles etc.; minor edge damage, else VG] £3
1989: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
1989: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Strand)
Alan Bates, Felicity Kendal, Peter Sallis, Frank Thornton, Nicky Henson, Sheila Steafel, Robert Gwilym, Karen Ascoe, Cherith Mellor, Anthea Holloway, Philip Franks; dir:Elijah Moshinsky [36pp, 6x8.5; cast photos and biogs, programme notes, credits etc.; minor marks and repaired tear to cover, else VG] £3

1989: THE GRAPES OF WRATH - John Steinbeck (Lyttelton)
Steppenwolf Theatre Company from Chicago: Gary Sinise, Terry Kinney, Alan Wilder, Robert Breuler, Lois Smith, Lucina Paquet, Nathan Davis, Laura McMahon, Luke Goodrich, Jeff Perry, James Noah, Sally Murphy, Mark W Deakins, Jim True, Rick Snyder; dir:Frank Galati [32pp; cast list, credits, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1989 (July): THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Nikolai Gogol, and THREE SISTERS - Anton Chekhov (Old Vic)
Katona Jozsef Theatre, Hungary: Janos Ban, Jozsef Horvath, Peter Blasko, Juli Basti, Laszlo Sinko, Erika Bodnar, Agi Szirtes, Tamas Vegvari; dir:Tamas Ascher (Inspector), Gabor Zsambeki (3 Sisters) [28pp, 5.5x11.75; biographies, production photos, extensive illustrated articles etc.; VG] £5

1989: THE LIAR - Pierre Corneille, translated by Ranjit Bolt (Old Vic)
John Stratton, Daniel Thorndike, Alex Jennings, Simon Dormandy, Jonathan Stephens, Christine Kavanagh, Julie Peasgood, Debra Gillett, Desmond Barrit, Paul Besterman, Christopher Beaumont, Amanda Pointer, Nick Sampson, Derek Smee; dir:Jonathan Miller [32pp, 5.5x11.75; large format; lots of photos, biographies, illustrations, articles - a full programme] £4

1989: A FLEA IN HER EAR - Georges Feydeau, translated by John Mortimer (Old Vic)
Phelim McDermott, Julia Bardsley, Roger Lloyd Pack, David Ross, Rose English, Linda Marlowe, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Walker, Kevin Williams, Angela Clerkin, Matthew Scurfield, Rosalind Knight, Johnny Hutch, Steven Beard, Paul Besterman, Penelope Dimond, Vernon Gudgeon, Suzy King, Brian Lipson, Timothy Page; dir:Richard Jones [32pp, 5.5x11.75; large format; lots of photos, biographies, illustrations, articles - a full programme] £4

1989: KING LEAR (Old Vic)
Eric Porter (as Lear), Jasper Britton, Stephen Caro, David Sumner, David Firth, Ian Hogg, Paul Rogers (as Gloucester), Peter Eyre, Clive Russell, Andrew Kitchen, Bill Snape, Robin Wentworth, John Scarborough, Peter Bayliss, Gemma Jones (as Goneril), Frances de la Tour (as Regan), Kim Thomson, Colin Tarrant, Peter Needham, Michael Cotterill, Terence Dauncey, Robert Neil Kingham, Greg Banks, Annie Tyson, Alison Fielding, James Allen, Conway Burns, Jim Douglas, Craig Duran, Stefan Meigh; dir:Jonathan Miller [32pp, 5.5x11.75; large format; lots of photos, biographies, illustrations, articles - a full programme] £4

1989: AS YOU LIKE IT (Old Vic)
Adam Kotz (as Orlando), Daniel Thorndike, James Fleet, Sean Blowers, Fiona Shaw (as Rosalind), Helen Cooper, David Cardy, Brian Lipson, John McEnery, Simon Harrison, Gary Owston, Ronald Hines, Mark Lewis, Aneirin Huws, Karl Johnson (as Jacques), Sylvester Morand, Simon Roberts, Polly Walker, Sarah Flind, Alan Thompson, Nigel Betts, Samuel Holden/Ben Divers/Adam Osborne, Joseph Holden/Timothy Wright/Barnaby Powell, Rose English, Andrew Lucre, Fiona Lawson; dir:Tim Albery [32pp, 5.5x11.75; large format; lots of photos, biographies, illustrations, articles - a full programme] £4

1989: THE PARASOL - Anton Chekhov, adapted by Frank Dunai from the novel Three Years (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Simon Cadell, Maggie O'Neill, Kevin Moore, Geoffrey Beevers, Kevin Elyot, Jeffrey Robert, Peter Copley, Jill Brassington, David Crellin, Chris Hunter; dir:Tim Luscombe [24pp, 8.25x11.75; cast photos and biogs etc.; VG] £4

1989: A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Charles Dickens, adapted by Ron Pember (Manchester Opera House)
Ted Richards, Peter Honri, Mark Feakins; dir:Ron Pember [16pp; 8.25x11.75; a full Souvenir Programme, with photos, line drawings, interesting articles etc.] £4
1989: THE WARS OF THE ROSES
1989: THE WARS OF THE ROSES: RICHARD II, HENRY IV Part 1, HENRY IV Part 2, HENRY V, HENRY VI (House of Lancaster), HENRY VI (House of York), RICHARD III (Old Vic) Souvenir Brochure
English Shakespeare Company: Michael Pennington (as Richard II, Hal/Henry V, Buckingham), Francesca Ryan (as Isabel, Katharine, Lady Anne), Clyde Pollitt, Michael Cronin (as Bolingbroke/Henry IV), Colin Farrell, Ann Penfold, Philip Bowen, Jack Carr, June Watson (as Mistress Quickly, Queen Margaret), Ian Burford, Roger Booth, Andrew Jarvis (as Hotspur, Richard III), John Dougall (as Hal/Henry V), Charles Dale, Stephen Jameson, Ben Bazell, Hugh Sullivan, Sion Probert, Paul Brennen (as Henry VI), Michael Fenner, John Darrell, Simon Elliott, Barry Stanton (as Falstaff, Chorus, Duke of York), John Tramper, Philip Rees, Jenifer Konko, Robert Hands, Susanna Best, Dean Magri, Simon Doe, Rikki Belsham; dir:Michael Bogdanov [36pp, 8.25x11.75; cast lists, 30 cast photos and biographies, family tree, 17 rehearsal photos, illustrated chronology, Shakespeare and History - the actor's view by Michael Pennigton (w. 8 illustrations), Shakespeare and History - the historian's view by J L Bolton (w.7 illustrations), short History of the Old Vic etc.; very slightly rumpled, else VG; uncommon] £6

1989: MACBETH (New Victoria Theatre, North Staffordshire)
Steven Granville, Dean Beswick/Jonathon Taylor, Jeremy Clay, Frank Moorey (as Macbeth), Ray Burnside, Shelly Willetts (as Lady Macbeth), Jonathan McKenna, David Phelan, Richard Hague, Carol Holt, Adam Jebb/Paul Miller, Ray Burnside, Christopher Holt/David Fisher; dir:Chris Martin [16pp, 8.25x11.75; cast, biographies, 10 rehearsal photos, illustrated articles etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4
1989: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
1989: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (Phoenix Theatre) Souvenir Brochure
Peter Hall Company: Dustin Hoffman, Geraldine James, Leigh Lawson, Nathaniel Parker, Richard Garnett, Michael Siberry, Ian Lavender, Francesca Buller, Leon Lissek, Peter Hugo-Daly, John Cater, Abigail McKern, Jeffery Kissoon, Michael Carter; dir:Peter Hall [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast, biographies, illustrated articles, 16 production photos (most in colour) etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

1989: FAUST Parts One and Two - Goethe (Lyric Hammersmith) Souvenir Brochure
Paul Brightwell, Graham Walters, Robyn Moore, Caroline Bliss, Ingrid Wells, Linda Kerr Scott, Jack Ellis, Peter Lindford (as Mephistopheles), Alyson Spiro (as Gretchen), Simon Callow (as Faust), Toby Davies, Andy Serkis; dir:David Freeman [32pp, 8.25x11.7, w.illustrated articles, 17 excellent rehearsal photos; two 8.25x11.7 cast inserts w.photos and synopses; smart programme; VG] £5


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