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CLASSIC PLAYS: 1990-1999

Classic Plays: 1990

1990: THE CANTERBURY TALES - Geoffrey Chaucer, adapted by Phil Woods, Michael Bogdanov (Chester Gateway Theatre)
Sarah Davison, Simon Egerton, Phil Hearne, Polly Highton, Fergus McLarnon, Fenella Norman, Tony Turner; dir:Martin Jameson [28pp, 5.8x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £3

1990: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, JULIUS CAESAR, and THE FANTASTICKS - Tom Jones, Harvey Schmidt (Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park) Season Brochure
Karl Johnson, Susan Tracy, Pip Donaghy, Martin Clunes, Patrick O'Connell, Mark Addy, Anthony O'Donnell, Tilly Blackwood, Des McAleer, Ian Talbot, Doug Smith, John Hart Dyke, Rosie Timpson, Roy Hudd, Basil Hoskins; dir:Lindsay Posner, Caroline Smith, Ian Talbot [40pp; cast, biogs, rehearsal photos, company photo, photos of past productions notes etc.; minor marks else VG] (£4) SOLD

1990: TROILUS AND CRESSIDA (Arts Theatre, Cambridge)
Cambridge Arts Theatre Trust production: Dominic Rowan, Corinna Richards, Jim Smith, Eric Smith, Martin Woodruff, Philip Cacouris, Jonathan Broughton, Denis Bartlett, Roger Mander, Barry Brown, Hugh Mellor, Robin Frost; dir:Stephen Siddall [32pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £3

1990: VOLPONE - Ben Jonson (Arts Theatre, Cambridge)
Cambridge Theatre Company: Jeffery Dench, Mark McGann, Darryl Forbes-Dawson, Martin Friend, Anthony Pedley, Claire Hardie, Richard Lawry, Peter Mandell, Rodney Cottam, Calum MacPherson; dir:Robin Midgley [28pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated article etc.; VG] £3

1990: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Arts Theatre, Cambridge)
Cambridge Theatre Company: John Labanowski, Toyah Willcox, Richard Lawry, Michael Gunn, Jack Smethurst, Claire Davies, Anthony Pedley, Brendan Healy; dir:Robin Midgley [32pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £3

1990: UNCLE VANYA - Anton Chekhov, version by Stephen MacDonald (Cambridge Arts Theatre)
David Henry, Simon Dutton, Jacqueline Dankworth, Tamsin Olivier, Peter Laird, Jill Damas, Simon Wright, Jean Challis; dir:Stephen MacDonald [32pp; cast biogs w.photos, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £3

1990: TASSO - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, version by Robert David Macdonald (UK Tour)
Actors Touring Company: Peter Kenvyn, Madlena Nedeva, Helen Schlesinger, Ian Hughes, Thomas Lockyer; dir:Ceri Sherlock [single sheet 16.5x23.7, folded to form six pages; cast, credits, notes, biographies, illustrations etc.] £2

1990: ROMEO AND JULIET (Tour)
Hull Truck Theatre Company: Roland Gift, Daphne Nayar, Colin Kaye, Claire Benedict, Neil Boorman, Paul Brennen, Guy Burgess, Shirley Anne Field, Miles Richardson; dir:Bill Homewood [20pp, 8x8; biographies w.photos, illustrated articles; VG] £4

1990: THE WILD DUCK - Henrik Ibsen, translated by Peter Hall and Inga-Stina Ewbank (Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford)
Peter Hall Company: Alex Jennings, Nichola McAuliffe, Alan Dobie, David Threlfall, Lionel Jeffries, Frances Cuka, Terence Rigby; dir:Peter Hall [36pp; biogs, photos, articles; attractive programme; VG] £4

1990: THE WILD DUCK - Henrik Ibsen, translated by Peter Hall and Inga-Stina Ewbank (Phoenix)
Peter Hall Company: Alex Jennings, Nichola McAuliffe, Alan Dobie, David Threlfall, Lionel Jeffries, Frances Cuka, Terence Rigby; dir:Peter Hall [28pp; biogs, photos, articles; attractive programme; VG] £4

1990: SALOME - Oscar Wilde (Phoenix)
Stephen Berkoff, Katharine Schlesinger [24pp; 10+ photos, interesting articles; vertical crease] £3

1990: THE ILLUSION - Pierre Corneille, translated by Ranjit Bolt (Old Vic)
Sian Thomas, Duncan Bell, Rosalind Knight; dir:Richard Jones [28pp, 5.5x11.75; large format; lots of photos, biographies, illustrations, articles - a full programme] £4

1990: MISS JULIE - August Strindberg, translated by Helen Cooper (Greenwich Theatre)
Lesley Manville, Janine Duvitski, Barry Lynch; dir:Tom Cairns [32pp, 5.5x11.75; cast photos and biogs, extensive illustrated articles etc.; minor marks on back, else VG] £3

1990: CYRANO DE BERGERAC - Edmond Rostand, version by Patrick Garland (Greenwich Theatre)
Colin Farrell, Christopher Kent, Jason Connery (as Christian de Neuvillette), Jemma Redgrave (as Roxane), Ian Barritt (as The Comte de Guiche), Duncan Law, Alan Barker, Crispin Harris, Edward Petherbridge (as Cyrano de Bergerac), Ben Porter, Nicola Slade, Charlotte Medcalf, Mia Soteriou, Wolf Christian, Ana-Luisa de Cavilla, Tom Godwin, Thomas Mann, Gabriel Prokofiev, Toby Watkins; dir:Matthew Francis [32pp, 5.5x11.75; cast list, illustrated articles, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1990: THE MISER - Moliere, version by Mike Alfreds (Tour)
Oxford Stage Company: Roy Marsden, Maggie Wells, Roger Hyams, John Baxter, Sarah Harper, Paul Ryan, Eric Mallett; dir:Mike Alfreds [6pp triple-fold, 5.5x11.75; cast photos and biogs, notes etc.; VG] £2

1990: THE PROVOK'D WIFE - Sir John Vanbrugh (Everyman, Cheltenham)
David Neal, Tracie Elisabeth Gillman, Antonia de Sancha, Eliza McClelland, Tracy Sweetinburgh, Mark Chatterton, Steve Weston, Clive Kneller, Bill Rodgers, Peter Russell, David Ericsson; dir:Martin Houghton [28pp, 5.5x11.75; cast list, illustrated articles, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1990: THREE SISTERS - Anton Chekhov, version by Frank McGuinness (Royal Court)
Gate Theatre, Dublin production: Sorcha Cusack (as Olga), Niamh Cusack (as Irina), Sinead Cusack (as Masha), Cyril Cusack (as Chebutykin), Barry Lynch (as Tuzenbach), David Herlihy, Patricia Hayes, Seamus Forde, Nicky Henson, Mark Lambert, Tom Hickey, Lesley Manville (as Natasha); dir:Adrian Noble [20pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, production photos, illustrated articles, cast biogs etc.; VG] £5

1990: THE WINTER'S TALE (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Sean Baker, Mark Drewry, Kulvinder Ghir, Claire Hackett, Ellie Haddington, Adrian Lester (as Florizel), Stephen Ley, Myra McFadyen, Barbara Marten, Christine Moore, Kevin Quarmby, Lucy Treagar, Michael Turner; dir:Phyllida Lloyd [24pp; cast photos and biogs, extensive illustrated articles etc.; VG] £3

1990: THE TEMPEST (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
David Horovitch, Emil Wolk, Dan Hildebrand, Emily Raymond, Roger Swaine, James Clyde, John Bardon; dir:Braham Murray [24pp; cast photos and biogs, extensive illustrated articles etc.; minor marks, else VG] (£4) SOLD

1990: SARA - G E Lessing (Tour)
Cheek By Jowl: Daniel Thorndike, Peter Needham, Max Burrows, Raad Rawi, Duncan Duff, Charlotte Medcalf, Rachel Joyce, Sheila Gish, Pat O'Toole, Maria Isabel Hernandez; dir:Declan Donnellan [6pp, 7.75x16.5 (large-size); biographies, company photo, large production photos, notes etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1990: KING LEAR and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (UK and International Tour)
Renaissance Theatre Company productions: Christopher Armstrong, Kenneth Branagh (as Edgar / Quince), Richard Briers (as Lear / Bottom), Ann Davies, Max Gold, Gerard Horan, Karl James, Edward Jewesbury (as Gloucester / Starveling), Bryan Kennedy, James Larkin, Sue Long, Francine Morgan, Siobhan Redmond, Simon Roberts (as Edmund / Theseus and Oberon), Ethna Roddy, Emma Thompson (as Fool / Helena), Jimmy Yuill; dir:Kenneth Branagh [28pp, 8.25x11.75 (large-size); 20 rehearsal photos, 33 production photos, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £5

Classic Plays: 1991

1991: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, MACBETH, and THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE (Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park) Season Brochure
New Shakespeare Company: Nick Kemp, Anna Nicholas, Mike McCormack, Sarah-Jane Holm, Daniel Ryan, Guy Scantlebury, Emily Raymond, Robert Lister, Bill Homewood (as Oberon, Banquo, Antipholus of Ephesus), Louise Gold (as Titania, Adriana), Richard O'Callaghan (as Puck, as Dromio of Syracuse), Jenny Galloway, Samantha Spiro (as Peaseblossom, a Weird Sister, Apprentice), Ignatius Anthony, Jo Montgomery, Sarah Parks, David Gooderson, Roy Hudd (as Bottom), Matt Bardock (as Flute, Fleance/Cream Faced Loon), Keith Osborn, Gavin Muir, Ian Mullins, Peter Woodward (as Macbeth, Antipholus of Syracuse), Martin Chamberlain, Hannah Hopkin, Rachel Hopkin, Jonathan Midlane, Nichola McAuliffe (as Lady Macbeth), Godfrey James, Gillian Bevan; dir:Ian Talbot, William Gaunt, Judi Dench [36pp, 5.75x8.25; cast lists, 12 rehearsal photos, programme notes, photos of past productions, biographies, company photo, notes etc.; VG] £4

1991: POLYEUCT - Pierre Corneille, translated by Noel Clarke (Gate Theatre)
Christopher McHallem, Jasper Britton, Sarah Reed, Jane Louise Arnfield, George Staines, Vincent Worth, Charles Simpson, Matthew Warman, Kevin Howarth; dir:Peter Benedict [8pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, biographies, snopsis etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £1

1991: SIR COURTLY NICE - John Crowne (Tour)
Lucie Fitchett, Diana Berriman, Tim Seely, Steve Hodson, Anne Renn, Peter Dawson, David Blount, Tim Charrington, Russell Floyd, Peter Mair, Ben Crocker; dir:Steve Hodson [8pp, 5.8x8.25; cast list, biographies, programme note, credits etc.; date on cover (19/2/91), else VG] £2

1991: THE ARTIFICE - Susannah Centilivre (Orange Tree)
Frank Moorey, Dale Rapley, Timothy Watson, Brian Hickey, David Timson, Amanda Royle, Janine Wood, Auriol Smith, Caroline John; dir:Sam Walters [28pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; slightly rumpled else VG] £2

1991: THE MYSTERIE OF MARIA MARTEN - Chris Bond (Warehouse Theatre)
Terence Beesley, Cathryn Bradshaw, Eithne Hannigan, Bob Mason, Nicky Croydon [20pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £3

1991: TWELFTH NIGHT (Arts Theatre, Cambridge)
Cambridge Theatre Company: Pamela Nomvete, Vernon Gudgeon, Angus Barnett, Celia Gore Booth, Michael Fitzgerald, Richard Santhiri, Joan Blackham, Denise Black; dir:Nancy Diuguid [32pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated article etc.; VG] £3

1991: THE INNOCENTS - Henry James, adapted by William Archibald (Greenwich Theatre)
Judith Scott, Avril Elgar, Mark Carlisle, Gina Cameron, Amy Melhuish/Alexandra Milman, David Birkin/Edward Holmes; dir:Robert Delamere [32pp, 5.5x11.75; biographies w.photos, illustrated articles; VG] £4

1991: THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Nicolai Gogol, version by Ronald Eyre (Greenwich Theatre)
Patrick O'Connell (as The Mayor), Frank Moorey, Arthur Cox, Michael Burrell, Mia Soteriou, Peter Jonfield, James Fleet, Christopher Good, Steven Player, Christopher Kent, Polly Adams, Liz Stooke, Lesia Melnyk, Timothy Spall (as Khlestakov), Bob Goody (as Osip); dir:Matthew Francis [36pp, 5.5x11.75; biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles; VG] £4

1991: THE TEMPEST (Tour)
Oxford Stage Company: Richard Durden, Juliet Aubrey, Diane Parish, Femi Elufowoju Jnr, Ray Fearon, Mark Penfold, Karl James, Philip Childs, Leader Hawkins, Patch Connolly, Sara Stowe; dir:John Retallack [12pp, 11.75x5.5; biographies w.photos, illustrated articles; VG] £4

1991: TATYANA - Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Alexander Pushkin, Christopher Webber (Nottingham Playhouse)
Josie Lawrence, Beverley Klein, Rosamund Shelley, Helen Lawrence, Aneirin Huws, Andrew Forbes-Lane, Gary Lyons, Christopher Webber; dir:Pip Broughton [20pp, 5.5x11.75; illustrated articles, cast biographies and photos, rehearsal photos; VG] £4

1991: ALL FOR LOVE - John Dryden (Almeida)
Diana Rigg, James Laurenson, Alan MacNaughtan, Bernard Horsfall, Pauline Jameson, Angela Down; dir:Jonathan Kent [12pp, 5.5x11.6; cast, credits, biographies, articles etc.] £4

1991: GHOSTS - Henrik Ibsen, translated by Michael Meyer (Tour)
Temba Theatre Company: Madlena Nedeva, Francis Johnson, Max Harvey; dir:Alby James [6pp triple-fold; cast photos and biogs etc.; minor marks else VG] £2

1991: TARTUFFE - Moliere, translated by Ranjit Bolt (Playhouse)
Peter Hall Company: Paul Eddington, Felicity Kendal, John Sessions; dir:Peter Hall [6.4x11.7, 24pp; 18 production photos; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1991: TWELFTH NIGHT (Playhouse)
Peter Hall Company: Maria Miles, Sara Crowe, Dinsdale Landen, Martin Jarvis, Eric Porter, David Ryall, Richard Garnett, Diane Bull; dir:Peter Hall [24pp, 6.4x11.7; 15 production photos; slightly rumpled, minor marks on cover, else VG] £4

1991: TIMON OF ATHENS (Young Vic)
Young Vic Company: David Suchet, Bhasker, Julian Curry, Jerome Flynn, Barry Foster, Roger Hyams, Jaye Griffiths, Rob Jarvis, Rudolph Walker, Jason Watkins; dir:Trevor Nunn [24pp, 8.25x11.75; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1991: THE MISER - Moliere, translated by Robert Cogo-Fawcett and Braham Murray (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Royal Exchange Theatre Company: Tom Courtenay, Polly James, William Armstrong, Margo Gunn, Alex Hardy, Lucinda Galloway, Roger Swaine, Colin Procktor; dir:Braham Murray [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast photos and biogs etc.; VG] £4

1991: THE IDIOT - Fyodor Dostoevsky, adapted by Gerard McLarnon (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Royal Exchange Theatre Company: Robert Glenister, Jonathan Hackett, Rosalind Bennett, Valentina Yakunina; dir:Gregory Hersov [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, illustrated articles, cast biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1991: AS YOU LIKE IT (Tour)
Cheek By Jowl: Adrian Lester (as Rosalind), Tom Hollander (as Celia), Patrick Toomey, David Hobbs, Peter Needham, Joe Dixon, Mark Benton, Mike Afford, Sam Graham (as Phoebe), Richard Cant (as Audrey); dir:Declan Donnellan [10pp, 7.75x16.5 (large-size); biographies, notes, production photos, illustrations etc.; folded in two, else VG] £5

1991: THE WINTER'S TALE (Young Vic)
Young Vic Company: Daniel Flynn, Richard Cordery, Brian Protheroe, Trevor Eve (as Leontes), Rudi Davies (as Hermione / Shepherdess), Damian Hunt, Ned Mendez, Sonia Ritter, Cara Kelly, Charlie Roe, David Henry, Fiona Victory (as Paulina / Shepherdess), Barrie Rutter (as Gaoler / Dion / Autolycus), Ben Miles (as Cleomenes / Mariner / Florizel), Sarah-Jane Fenton (as Perdita); dir:David Thacker [36pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, 16 rehearsal sketches by Jim Russell, 10 costume sketches, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1991 (Sep-Nov): HAMLET, KING LEAR and FALSTAFF (The Braggart Samurai) (The Tokyo Globe, UK Tour)
HAMLET (Kabuki version by the Tokyo Globe Company) w.Somegoro Ichikawa, Tanosuke Sawamura, Matsusuke Onoe; LEAR (modern version by the Tokyo Globe - Banyu Irnyoku Company) w.Keitoku Takata, Setsuko Shinoi, Momo Yaguchi, Junko Matsumaru, Kazunori Akitaya; FALSTAFF (Kyogen version by the Tokyo Globe - Mansaku Company) w.Mansaku Nomura, Mannosuke Nomura, Yukio Ishida, Shichisaku Ogawa [24pp, 8.25x11.75 (large-size); cast lists, synopses, illustrated articles, 21 colour production photos, credits; the productions played at the Mermaid Theatre London, the Tivoli Theatre Dublin, the Playhouse Newcastle, St Stephen's Theatre Space Cardiff, and The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon; VG] £5

Classic Plays: 1992

1992: A LITTLE HOTEL ON THE SIDE (L'Hôtel du Libre Echange) - Georges Feydeau and Maurice Desvallieres, translated by John Mortimer (Belasco Theatre, New York)
National Actors Theatre: Tom Randall, Lynn Redgrave, Mary Ann Plunkett, Bruce Katzman, Rob Lowe, Madeleine Potter, Paxton Whitehead, John Beal, Doug Adair, Danny Burstein, Richard Ferrone, Andrew Hubatsek, Liam Leone, Siobhan Tull, Kia Graves, Danielle Ferland, Nell Balaban, Patrick Tull, Alec Mapa, Brian Reddy, Carol Woods, Zane Lasky, John Fiedler, Angela Baker, Karen Chapman, Lucille Patton, Dennis Pressey, Daisy White, Leslie Anderson, Heather Harlan, Lisa Ann Li, Steven Satta; dir:Tom Moore [60pp, 5.6x8.5; Playbill February 1992, Vol.92 No.2; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos and much else; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1992: IAGO - Shakespeare, adapted from Othello by Phil Willmott (The Man in The Moon)
The Steam Factory: Matthew Flynn, Jim Pyke, Howard Saddler, Charles Simpson, Esther Turnage, Nicola Wright; dir:Phil Willmott [6pp, 4x8.25 triplefold; cast list, biographies, programme note etc.; VG] £1

1992: A WORKING WOMAN - adapted from Emile Zola's novel L'Assommoir by Stephen Wyatt, Jane Gibson, Sue Lefton (Courtyard Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Jack Chissick, Lorcan Cranitch, Belinda Davison, Christabelle Dilks, Ann Firbank, Kate Gartside, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Stephen Marcus, Rita May, James Snell, Ewan Stewart; dir:Jane Gibson and Sue Lefton [36pp, 5.8x8.25; cast list, extensive illustrated articles, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1992: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, AS YOU LIKE IT, and LADY BE GOOD - George & Ira Gershwin (Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park) Season Brochure
New Shakespeare Company: David Sumner, Gina Cameron, Alister Cameron, Sarah-Jane Holm, Nigel Hastings, Oliver Parker (as Orlando), Anna Patrick, Paul Aves, Ken Bones (as Oberon), Jane Maud, Gavin Muir, Samantha Spiro (as 1st Fairy, Audrey, Daisy Parke), Sophie-Louise Dann, Paul Hawkyard, Gillian Rushton, Daniel Gillingwater, Richard Butler, Dinsdale Landen (as Bottom), Rhys Ifans (as Flute), Edward Max, Gavin Payne, George Pensotti, Bette Bourne (as Jacques), Cathryn Harrison (as Rosalind), Simon Green (as Dick Trevor), Joanna Riding (as Susie Trevor), Zubin Varla, Bernard Cribbins (as Watty Watkins), Antony Howes, David Gooderson; dir:Ian Talbot, Maria Aitken [40pp, 5.8x8.25; cast list, biographies, illustrated programme notes, company photo, 12 rehearsal photos, photos of past productions notes etc.; VG] £4

1992: PERICLES (Arts Theatre, Cambridge)
Cambridge Arts Theatre Trust production: Paul James, Jim Smith, David Foyle, Hugh Mellor, Madeleine Forrester, Robin Frost, Christine Wilson, John Russell, Claire Dixon, James Dowson; dir:Stephen Siddall [32pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1992: THE MISER (Cambridge Arts Theatre)
Royal Exchange Theatre Company: Tom Courtenay, Polly James, William Armstrong, Margo Gunn, Alex Hardy, Lucinda Galloway, Roger Swaine, Colin Procktor; dir:Braham Murray [32pp; extensive illustrated articles, cast photos and biogs etc.; VG] £4

1992: ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA (Torch Theatre, Milford Haven)
Alister Cameron, Elizabeth Downes, Colin Mayes, Peter Reeves; dir:Kit Thacker [28pp; cast, credits, biographies, photos, articles etc.] £2

1992: THE BARBER OF SEVILLE (Palace Theatre, Watford)
Lee Cornes, Oliver Parker, Helena Bonham-Carter, Barry Jackson; dir:Lou Stein [20pp; cast photos and biogs etc.; minor marks on cover, slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1992: HIS MAJESTY - Harley Granville Barker (Orange Tree)
Sam Dastor, Caroline John, Brian Hickey, David Timson, Frank Moorey, Brian Cookson, Vincent Brimble [32pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £3

1992: THE REVENGER'S TRAGEDY - Cyril Tourneur or Thomas Middleton (Tour)
Cambridge Theatre Company: Martin Marquez, Nigel Whitmey, John Abbott, Debora Weston, Vincenzo Nicoli; dir:Mike Alfreds [20pp, 8.25x5.75; cast and rehearsal photos, biogs etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1992: GAMBLERS - Nikolai Gogol, version by Chris Hannan (Tricycle)
Mark Rylance, Tony Bluto, John Labanowski, Phil Daniels; dir:Dalia Ibelhauptaite [28pp; cast photos and biogs, notes etc.; w.press-clipping review; VG] £3

1992: AN IDEAL HUSBAND - Oscar Wilde (Globe)
The Peter Hall Company: David Yelland, Hannah Gordon, Victoria Hasted, Michael Dennison, Martin Shaw, Anna Carteret, Dulcie Gray, Dominic Hawksley, Deborah Makepeace, Kate Isitt, Peter Gordon, Robin Browne, Roderick Nicolson, Diana Van Proosdy, Teresa Forsyth; dir:Peter Hall [48pp, 6.75x9.6; cast list, biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1992: CYRANO DE BERGERAC - Edmond Rostand, version by John Wells (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Robert Lindsay (as Cyrano), Stella Gonet (as Roxane), Gary Cady (as Christian), Richard O'Callaghan, James Staddon, Julian Glover (as de Guiche), Dominic Curtis, Guy Masterson, Nick Lucas, Louise Delamere, Charles Dale, Rob Jarvis, Rebecca Charles, Cheryl Fergison, Gavin Abbott, Matthew Tinker, Bob Barrett, Nicholas Caunter, Christopher Kent, Leon Tanner, David Shaw Parker, Leon Lissek, Dilys Hamlett, Alexis Denisof; dir:Elijah Moshinsky [48pp, 6.75x9.7; cast list, cast photos and biogs, 10 colour production photos, illustrated articles etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1992: TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES - Thomas Hardy, adapted by Fay Weldon (Quarry Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Shelly Willetts (as Tess), Richard Willis (as Alec D'Urberville), Graeme Henderson (as Angel Clare), Ann Firbank, David Williams, Robin Bowerman, Emma Dewhurst, Emma Rice, Elizabeth Ash, Harriette Ashcroft, Michael Hodgson, Richard Wigfield; dir:Helena Kaut-Howson [28pp, 5.5x11.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, articles, credits etc.; VG] £3

1992: AS YOU LIKE IT (Greenwich Theatre)
Robert Hands, Jemma Redgrave, Stephen Rashbrook, Vincent Franklin, John Rogan, Kate Gartside, Tom Bowles, Donald Gee, Philip Franks, Buddug Morgan; dir: James Robert Carson [36pp, 5.5x11.75, cast biographies and photos, illustrated articles; VG] £4

1992: THE PRISONER OF ZENDA - Anthony Hope, adapted by Matthew Francis (Greenwich Theatre)
David Haig, Mark Lockyer, Nicholas Gecks, Michael Cronin, Leonie Mellinger; dir:Matthew Francis [32pp, 5.5x11.75, cast and rehearsal photos, biographies, illustrated articles; VG] £4

1992 (May-Jun): THE RECRUITING OFFICER - George Farquhar (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Derek Griffiths, Greg Wise, Tim Wallers, Haydn Gwynne, Ewan Hooper, Emil Wolk, Tim Swinton; dir:Braham Murray [24pp, 8.25x11.75; biographies, photos, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1992: LOVE'S LABOURS LOST (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Stephen Tomkinson, Linus Roache, Ray Fearon, Meredith Davies, Bernard Bresslaw, David Ross, Peter Hugo-Daly, Suzan Sylvester, John Bennett; dir:James Macdonald [24pp, 8.25x11.75; cast photos and biogs etc.; marks on biog pages, else VG] £2

1992: TWELFTH NIGHT and MACBETH (Richmond Theatre)
English Shakespeare Company: Michael Pennington, Jenny Quayle, Derek Smith, James Hayes, Colin Farrell, Alan Cody, Michael Mueller, Allie Byrne, Timothy Davies; dir: Michael Bogdanov, Michael Pennington [40pp, 8.25x11.75; illustrated articles, cast and production photos, biogs etc.; VG] £4

1992: MACBETH and THE TEMPEST (Royalty Theatre)
English Shakespeare Company: Tony Haygarth, Lynn Farleigh, John Woodvine, Charles Simpson, Sean Baker, Gregory Floy, Olwen Fouere, Ravil Isyanov; dir: Michael Bogdanov [24pp, 8.25x11.75; illustrated articles, cast and production photos, biogs etc.; packed programme; slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

1992 (Jun-Jul): AS YOU LIKE IT (Ludlow Festival)
John Gordon-Sinclair (as Orlando), Vincent Brimble, Alex Hardy, Peter Gordon, Nicholas Gleaves, Tom Hodgkins, Wendy Morgan, Victoria Wicks (as Rosalind), Sylvester McCoy (as Touchstone), John Darrell, Robert Arnold, Christopher Beck, Ken Drury (as Jacques), Alexandra Gilbreath, Ruth Sheen; dir:Alan Cohen [56pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, illustrated articles, biographies w.photos, costume designs etc.; also full details of the other events in the Ludlow Festival 1992; VG] £4

1992: THE IDIOT - Fyodor Dostoevsky, adapted by Gerard McLarnon (La Boite, Brisbane)
Veronica Neave, Joss McWilliam, Peter Lamb, Liesel Badorrek; dir:Jennifer Flowers [12pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, programme notes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1992: A CELEBRATION OF 60 YEARS (Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park) Souvenir Brochure
A 36-page Souvenir, celebrating 60 years of the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park with 35 excellent archive photos including Margaretta Scott as Rosalind, Robert Atkins as Bottom, Phyllis Neilson-Terry as Viola and Nigel Playfair as Malvolio, Vivian Leigh as Anne Boleyn, Jessica Tandy as Viola, Fay Compton as Titania, Leslie French as Puck and Robert Eddison as Oberon, Phyllis Neilson-Terry as Olivia and Hubert Gregg as Sebastian, Hubert Gregg as Orlando and Anna Neagle as Rosalind, Mary Honer as Maria, Anthony Sharp as Benedick, Patrick Wymark as Bottom, , David William as Oberon, Bernard Bresslaw as Launce and Ronnie Stevens as Speed, Edward Fox as Iago and Lorna Heilbron as Desdemona, Ronnie Stevens as Leonato and Felicity Kendal as Hero, Rula Lenska as Titania, Maria Aitken and Ian Talbot in The Man Of Destiny, Kate O'Mara as Mistress Ford, Ronald Fraser as Falstaff and Philippa Gail as Mistress Page, Ralph Fiennes as Lysander, Carol Royle as Titania and Ian Talbot as Bottom, Jessica Martin in Babes in Arms, Nicholas McAuliffe and Peter Woodward as the Macbeths and many others; Features on each decade of the Open Air Theatre, Introduction by Ian Talbot (w.photo), The Early Years (with 3 photos), The Memory Be Green by David Conville (with 3 photos), Overseas Touring (with 4 photos), Memories of Regent's Park by Richard Digby-Day (with photo); Reminiscences (many with photos) from Peggy Mount, Leslie French, Monica Gough, J.C.Trewin, Leslie Crowther, David William, Dinsdale Landen, Celia Bannerman, Gabrielle Drake, Ian Talbot, Andrea Leeman, Delena Kidd, Wayne Sleep, Christopher Biggins, James Cairncross, Paul Raffield, Nicholas Gingell, Louise Jameson, Jessica Martin, Roy Hudd, Judi Dench; and with single-page insert for the 60 Glorious Years celebration on 12 July 1992 starring Leslie French, Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray, Rula Lenska, Hugh Manning, Kate O'Mara, Patrick Ryecart, Ken Bones, Richard Butler, Rhys Ifans, Dinsdale Landen, Jane Maud, and Gavin Muir [36pp, 8.25x11.75; uncommon; VG] (£6) SOLD

Classic Plays: 1993

1993: AN IDEAL HUSBAND - Oscar Wilde (Globe)
The Peter Hall Company: David Yelland, Hannah Gordon, Victoria Hasted, Michael Dennison, Martin Shaw, Anna Carteret, Dulcie Gray, Dominic Hawksley, Deborah Makepeace, Kate Isitt, Peter Gordon, Robin Browne, Roderick Nicolson, Diana Van Proosdy, Teresa Forsyth; dir:Peter Hall [48pp, 6.75x9.6; cast list, biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; w.ticket stapled in (1 April 1993) and flyer; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1993: THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE - Thomas Hardy, dramatised by Andrew Rattenbury (Swan Theatre, Worcester)
Worcester Theatre Company: Tamsin Greig, Adrian Hewitt, Tim Treslove, Victoria Hardcastle, Polly Hayes, David Michaels; dir:Pat Trueman [40pp, 6x8.25; cast list, biographies (w.photos), extensive illustrated articles; VG] £4

1993: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, ROMEO AND JULIET, A CONNECTICUT YANKEE - Rodgers and Hart (Open Air, Regent's Park) Season Brochure
New Shakespeare Company: Geordie Johnson, Cathy Tyson, Clive Carter, Guy Burgess, Catherine Terry, Ian Talbot, Zubin Varla, Rebecca Callard, Rupert Wickham, Connor Byrne, Janie Dee, Christopher Biggins, Basil Hoskins, Susanna Page; dir:Toby Robertson, Judi Dench, Ian Talbot [40pp; cast, biogs, notes, 14 rehearsal photos, photos of past productions etc.; VG] £4

1993: THE GOOD NATUR'D MAN - Oliver Goldsmith (Orange Tree)
Will Knightley, Claire Rushbrook; dir:Anthony Cornish [32pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1993: THE ARTIFICE - Susannah Centlivre (Orange Tree)
Amanda Royle, Janine Wood, Frank Moorey, David Timson, Brian Hickey; dir:Sam Walters [28pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1993: A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Charles Dickens, dramatised by David H.Bell (Ford's Theatre, Washington, USA)
Ron Parady, Tim Hartman, Helen Hedman, Stephen F.Schmidt, Ben Ruemke, John Leslie Wolfe, Mark Aldrich, Jennifer Piech [28pp, 6x9; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1993: MEDEA - Euripides, translated by Alistair Elliot (Wyndham's)
Diana Rigg, Stella McCusker, Jane Lowe, Nuala Willis, Janet Henfrey, John Southworth, John Turner, Tim Woodward, Robert Demeger, Dan Mullane; dir:Jonathan Kent [40pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1993 (July): MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Queen's)
Mark Rylance, Janet McTeer, David Morrissey, Rachel Joyce, Jack Ellis, Mark Hadfield, Gerard Kelly; dir:Matthew Warchus [40pp; cast, credits, biographies w.photos, 11 production photos, illustrated articles; VG] £4

1993: THE COMEDY OF ERRORS and PERICLES (Tour)
Oxford Stage Company: Del Henney, Leader Hawkins, Grant Parsons, Antony Howes, Colin Mace, Clive Duncan, Susan Colverd, Catherine Prendergast, Philip Bowen, Eliza Hunt, Ginny Holder; dir:John Retallack [32pp, 5.4x11.7; cast lists, biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1993: DR. FAUSTUS - Christopher Marlowe (Greenwich)
Jonathan Cullen, Hugh Ross; dir:Philip Franks [32pp, 5.5x11.6; cast, credits, biogs, photos, articles etc.] £3

1993: THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Quarry Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Robin Bowerman, Helen Weir, Clifton Jones, Tom Gregory, Ian Fitzgibbon, Jonathan Weir, Darryl Forbes-Dawson, Nichola McAuliffe (as Katharina), Fleur Bennett, Jonathan Cecil, Adam Blackwood, Dickon Tyrrell, Brian Protheroe (as Petruchio), Victor McGuire, Richard Hague; dir:Jude Kelly [32pp, 5.4x11.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £3

1993: A FLEA IN HER EAR - Georges Feydeau, translated by Graham Anderson (Quarry Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Simon Roberts (as Camille Chandebise), Linda Dobell, Ric Morgan, Christopher Good, Marty Cruickshank, Susie Blake (as Raymonde Chandebise), Colin McCormack (as Victor Emmanuel Chandebise / Poche), Terence Wilton, Raad Rawi, Tony Guilfoyle, Nina Jacques, Carolyn Jones, Mark Phoenix; dir:Mike Alfreds [32pp, 5.4x11.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £3

1993: LYSISTRATA - Aristophanes, translated by Ranjit Bolt (Old Vic)
Peter Hall Company: Geraldine James, Serena Evans, Diane Bull, John Kane, Timothy Davies [32pp, 5.5x11.75; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1993: HAMLET (National Tour)
English Touring Theatre: James Barriscale, Andrew Ballington, William Key, Roger Hyams, Ric Morgan, Pip Donaghy (as Claudius), Mark Anstee, Trevor Baxter (as Polonius), Alan Cumming (as Hamlet), Eleanor Bron (as Gertrude), Hilary Lyon (as Ophelia), Alexander Nash, David Joyce; dir:Stephen Unwin [20pp, 5.5x11.75; cast biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] (£3) SOLD

1993: ROMEO AND JULIET (Tour)
English Shakespeare Company: Joe Dixon, Joanna Roth, John Dougall, Nicholas Rowe, Christopher Saul, Colin Farrell, Julia Dearden; dir:Michael Bogdanov [16pp, 11.75x8.25; cast biogs w.photos, rehearsal photos, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1993: THE BROTHERS KARAMAZOV - Dostoevsky, adapted by Gerard McLarnon (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Philip Madoc (as Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov), Jonathan Moore (as Smerdyakov), Tom Mannion (as Mitya), Louise Lombard, Lorraine Ashbourne, Michael Mueller (as Ivan), Ian Shaw (as Alyosha), Graham Crowden, Colin Prockter, Jonathan Magnanti, Ian Maher; dir:Braham Murray [24pp, 11.75x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £4

1993: THE SCHOOL FOR WIVES - Moliere, translated by Richard Wilbur (Almeida)
Emma Fielding, Ian McDiarmid, Bernard Gallagher, Linal Haft, Carol Macredy, Damian Lewis, Richard Addison; dir:Jonathan Kent [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast biogs, 9 rehearsal photos etc.; VG] (£4) SOLD

1993: DON'T FOOL WITH LOVE (On ne badine pas avec l'amour) - Alfred de Musset, and THE BLIND MEN (Les Aveugles) - Michel de Ghelderode (Tour)
Cheek By Jowl: Michael Sheen, David Foxxe, Brian Pettifer, Colin McFarlane, Anne White, Maria Miles, Pooky Quesnel, Patrick Bridgman; dir:Declan Donnellan [6pp, 7.75x16.5 (large-size); biographies, rehearsal photos, company photo, illustrated notes etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

Classic Plays: 1994

1994: SHUNKAN (Sadler's Wells)
Traditional Theatres of Japan: A mixed programme of Noh, Bunraku, and Kabuki [32pp; photos, biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £2

1994: THE CASE OF REBELLIOUS SUSAN - Henry Arthur Jones (Orange Tree)
Malcolm Sinclair, David Neal, Sarah-Jane Fenton, Philip York, Will Knightley, Sian Reeves [36pp; cast photos and biogs, extensive illustrated articles etc.; VG] £3

1994: A BUSY DAY - Fanny Burney (King's Head)
Brendan Hooper, James Clarkson, Richard Stemp, Ian Kelly, Geoffrey Collins, Helen Weir, Brenda Peters [24pp; cast biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £2

1994: AUGUST a version of Uncle Vanya by Julian Mitchell (Theatr Clwyd)
Anthony Hopkins, Gawn Grainger, Leslie Phillips, Hugh Lloyd; dir:Anthony Hopkins [32pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1994: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME - Victor Hugo, adapted by Phelim McDermott and Julian Crouch (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Niall Ashdown, Susannah Elliott, Martin Gent, Malcolm Ridley, Rory Tapsell, Kate Wilton; dir:Phelim McDermott [pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; date stamp on cover, else VG] £2

1994: ERASMUS MONTANUS - Ludvig Holberg, adapted by Julian Forsyth (Greenwich Studio Theatre)
Mark Feakins, Eddie Marsan, Halcro Johnson, Kate Crutchley; dir:Margarete Forsyth [28pp; cast, credits, biographies, illustrated articles etc.] £2

1994: MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Tour)
Cheek By Jowl: Stephen Boxer, Charles Simon, Adam Kotz, Peter Needham, Mark Bazeley, Benjamin Soames, Simon Walter, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, John Griffin, Danny Sapani, Sheri Graubert, Anastasia Hille, Malcolm Scates; dir:Declan Donnellan [12pp, 7.75x9.5 (triple-fold); biogs, company photo, large rehearsal photos, articles, tour schedule etc.; VG] £4

1994: AS YOU LIKE IT (Tour)
Cheek By Jowl: Scott Handy (as Orlando), Jonathan Chesterman, Sean Francis, Richard Cant (as Adam / Audrey), Stephen Watts, David Hobbs, Simon Coates (as Celia), Adrian Lester (as Rosalind), Peter Needham, Paul Kissaun, Michael Gardiner (as Jaques), Rhashan Stone, Gavin Abbott, Wayne Cater (as Phebe); dir:Declan Donnellan [12pp, 7.75x9.5 (triple-fold); biogs, company photo, large rehearsal photos, articles, tour schedule etc.; VG] £4

1994: HAMLET (Gielgud)
Peter Hall Company: Martin Chamberlain, Peter Gordon, Christian Burgess, Alan Dobie, Michael Pennington (as Claudius and Ghost), Gwen Taylor, Stephen Dillane (as Hamlet), Donald Sinden (as Polonius), Tom Beard, Stephen Critchlow, Ian Jeffs, Gina Bellman, Mark Elstob, Stephen Noonan, Daniel Goode, Graham Root, Devon Scott, Oliver Montgomery; dir:Peter Hall [44pp; cast photos and biogs, 9 rehearsal photos, illustrated articles etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1994: AN ABSOLUTE TURKEY - George Feydeau, translated by Peter Hall and Nicki Frei (Globe)
Peter Hall Company: Felicity Kendal, Nicholas Le Prevost, Geoffrey Hutchings, Adam Maxwell, Griff Rhys Jones, Caroline Loncq, Rosie Timpson, Olivier Pierre, Dervla Kirwan, Richard Henders, Ken Wynne, Susie Brann, Peter Cellier, Linda Spurrier, Keith Morris, Lisa Marks, Caroline Fenton, Paul Stewart; dir:Peter Hall [44pp, 6.75x9.6; cast list, cast biographies w.photos, extensive articles, with charming illustrations by Gerald Scarfe; VG] £4

1994: THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY (Lyric Hammersmith)
Benedick Bates, Maria Aitken, Bette Bourne, Tim Pigott-Smith, Joanna Riding [40pp; cast photos and biogs, extensive illustrated articles etc.; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1994: LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN - Oscar Wilde (Albery)
Amanda Elwes, Leonard Kavanagh, Simon Dutton, Jennifer Hilary, Nada Sharp, Rupert Frazer, Tristram Wymark, Marianne Morley, Belinda Cawdron, Adrian Howells, David Monteath, Freya Dominic, Peter Cadden, Michael Onslow, Frank Middlemass, Jean Watling, Amanda Jenner, Patti Clarke, David Foxxe, Francesca Annis, Harry Hartless, Milorad Zakula; dir:Phillip Prowse [40pp; cast photos and biographies, 7 production photos, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1994: LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN - Oscar Wilde (Albery)
Nada Sharp, Leonard Kavanagh, Simon Dutton, Jennifer Hilary, Patti Clare, Rupert Frazer, Tristram Wymark, Marianne Morley, Belinda Cawdron, Adrian Howells, David Monteath, Freya Dominic, Peter Cadden, Michael Onslow, Frank Middlemass, Jean Watling, Amanda Jenner, Sarah-Jane Wareham, , David Foxxe, Francesca Annis, Harry Hartless, Milorad Zakula; dir:Phillip Prowse [40pp; cast photos and biographies, 7 production photos, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1994: THE CLANDESTINE MARRIAGE - George Colman and David Garrick (Queen's)
Elizabeth Chadwick, Susie Brann, Jonathan Cullen, Christopher Benjamin, Deborah Findlay, Finty Williams, Susan Engel, Jean Rimmer, Cyril Shaps, Don Gilet, Simon Chandler, Nigel Hawthorne (as Lord Ogleby), Alan Haywood, Collin Johnson, William Oxborrow, Ben de Wynter, Jane Annesley, Howard Teale; dir: Nigel Hawthorne [48pp; cast and production photos, biographies, articles; VG] £4

1994: A TALE OF TWO CITIES - Charles Dickens, adapted by Matthew Francis (Greenwich Theatre)
Timothy Walker, Eleanor Tremain, Bernard Lloyd, Susan Porrett, Julian Forsyth, Mark Saban, Heather Tobias, Iain Mitchell, Alexis Denisof; dir:Matthew Francis [24pp, 5.5x11.75; biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles; VG] £4

1994: A DOLL'S HOUSE - Henrik Ibsen, translated by Kenneth McLeish (Tour)
English Touring Theatre: Kelly Hunter, Pip Donaghy, Sean Baker; dir:Stephen Unwin [16pp, 5.5x11.75; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £3

1994: AS YOU LIKE IT (Tour)
English Touring Theatre: Charles Edwards, Peter Stockbridge, Sebastian Harcombe, Matthew Morrison, Bruce Byron, Hilary Lyon, Kelly Hunter, Christopher Campbell, Alexander Nash, Peter Dineen, Richard Bremmer, Carol Holt, Alison Johnston; dir:Stephen Unwin [20pp, 5.5x11.75; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £3

1994: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (Quarry Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Jane Arden, Susie Baxter, Michael Cashman (as Antonio), Blaise Doran, Richard Lintern, Nichola McAuliffe (as Portia), Andrew Nyman, Martin Ronan, Willie Ross, Norman Rossington, Brian Shelley, Gareth Tudor Price, Gary Waldhorn (as Shylock), Larrington Walker; dir:Jude Kelly [36pp, 5.5x11.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1994: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and WOYZECK - Georg Buchner, translated by John Mackenrick (Your)
Compass Theatre Company: Richard Heap, Jane Montgomery, Nick Chadwin, Annelies Lovell, James Nightingale, David Westbrook, Katherine Dow Blyton, Michael Glenn Murphy; dir:Neil Sissons [16pp, 5.5x11.75; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £3

1994: THE TEMPEST (Birmingham Rep)
Jeffery Kissoon, Richard McCabe, Rakie Ayola, Ginny Holder, Daniel Isaacs, Tony Armatrading, Geoffrey Freshwater; dir:Bill Alexander [36pp, 8.25x11.75; cast photos and biogs, 20 rehearsal photos, extensive illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1994: EVERYBODY'S SHAKESPEARE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL (Barbican and Pit) Souvenir Brochure
ROMEO AND JULIET (Dusseldorfer Schauspielhaus, Germany) Matthias Leja, Caroline Ebner, dir:Karin Beier; THE TALE OF LEAR (Suzuki Company of Toga, Japan) Uichiro Fueda, dir:Tadashi Suzuki; THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (Goodman Theatre, Chicago, USA) Paul Butler, Elaine Tse, Geno Silva, dir:Peter Sellars; ROMEO AND JULIET (Itim Theatre Ensemble and Cameri Theatre of Tel Aviv, Israel) Ben-Azar Noam, dir:Rina Yerushalmi; A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Film Actors' Studio, Tbilis, Georgia) Zaza Mikashavidze, Eka Kakhiani, George Margvelashvili, dir:Mikhail Tumanishvili [48pp, 8.25x11.75; elaborate programme, with cast lists, notes, interesting articles and 35+ photos; VG] £6

Classic Plays: 1995

1995: THE CRACKED POT - translated and adapted by Blake Morrison from Heinrich von Kleist's Der Zerbrochene Krug (Courtyard Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Northern Broadsides: Paul McCrink, Barrie Rutter, June Broughton, John Branwell, Cathy Sara, Kate Rutter, Andrew Cryer, Andrew Livingston; dir:Barrie Rutter [28pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, rehearsal photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1995: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Tour)
Custard Factory Theatre Company: John Michael Brown, Richard Cherry, Rachel Gartside, Sibeth Hoff, Julie Hoult; dir:Julie-Anne Robinson [4pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, synopsis, biographies, notes etc.; with 5.9x8.25 flyer; VG] £2

1995: MACBETH (Greenwich Studio Theatre)
Oliver Senton, Elizabeth Downes, Tim Mills, Stuart Mullen, Richard Ryder, Andrew Veal, Joanna Richmond; dir:Mark Feakins [16pp; cast biographies, illustrated articles etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1995: UNCLE VANYA - Anton Chekhov, version by Frank McGuinness (Tricycle)
Stephen Rea, Enda Oates, Zara Turner, Kim Thomson, Denys Hawthorne, P.G.Stephens; dir:Peter Gill [28pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1995: GEORGE DANDIN - Moliere, translated by Ranjit Bolt (UK Tour)
Red Shift Theatre Company: Malcolm Ridley, Jeff Bellamy, Sally Giles, Simon Hunt; dir:Jonathan Holloway [single sheet 11.75x16.25, folded in four; cast, credits, biographies, notes, costume designs etc.] £2

1995: AS YOU LIKE IT (Albery Theatre)
Cheek By Jowl: Scott Handy (as Orlando), Jonathan Chesterman, Sean Francis, Richard Cant (as Adam / Audrey), Stephen Watts, David Hobbs, Simon Coates (as Celia), Adrian Lester (as Rosalind), Peter Needham, Paul Kissaun, Michael Gardiner (as Jaques), Rhashan Stone, Gavin Abbott, Wayne Cater (as Phebe); dir:Declan Donnellan [12pp, 7.75x9.5 (triple-fold); biogs, company photo, large rehearsal photos, articles, tour schedule etc.; VG] £4

1995: THE DUCHESS OF MALFI - John Webster (Tour)
Cheek By Jowl: Anastasia Hille, Matthew Macfadyen, Scott Handy, George Anton, Paul Brennen, Shaun Parkes, Avril Clark, Nicola Redmond; dir: Declan Donnellan [24pp; biographies, company photo, many large rehearsal photos, extensive notes, articles, biographies, articles etc.; VG] (£4) SOLD

1995: RICHARD III, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, and THE MUSIC MAN - Meredith Willson (Open Air, Regent's Park) Season Brochure
New Shakespeare Company: Jasper Britton, Graham McTavish, Brian Protheroe, Natascha McElhone, Simon Treves, Nick Holder, Peter de Jersey, Harriet Thorpe, Toyah Willcox, Georgina Sowerby, Christopher Hollis, Peter Russell, Robert Lang, Christopher Staines, Brian Cox, John Challis, Liz Robertson, Anny Tobin, Veronica Clifford; dir:Brian Cox, John Doyle, Ian Talbot [44pp; cast, biogs, rehearsal and company photos, photos of past productions etc.; VG] £4

1995: THE SCHOOL FOR WIVES - Moliere, translated by Kenneth McLeish (Tour)
English Touring Theatre: Chris Tranchell, David Gant, Stephen Casey, Mia Soteriou, Faith Flint, Ben Porter, Stephen Webber; dir:Stephen Unwin [16pp, 6.5x9.5; cast list, illustrated programme notes, company notes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1995: MACBETH (Tour)
English Touring Theatre: David Allister, Ben Porter, Peter Dineen, Steven Elder, Richard Willis-Cotton, Paul Higgins, Christopher McHallem, Colin R Campbell, Richard Kill, Hilary Lyon, Karen Bryson, Geoffrey Church, Melissa Pryor; dir:Stephen Unwin [20pp, 6.5x9.5; cast list, illustrated programme notes, company notes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1995: THE MASTER BUILDER - Henrik Ibsen, translated by Peter Hall and Inga-Stina Ewbank (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Peter Hall Company: Alan Bates, Gemma Jones, John Normington, Lewis Jones, Richard Willis, Clare Swinburne, Victoria Hamilton, David Brierley, Caroline Lawrie, Robin Lloyd, Markus Tonseth; dir:Peter Hall [44pp; superb colour photography, articles, biographies, articles etc.; very stylish programme] £5

1995: MILL ON THE FLOSS - George Eliot, adapted by Helen Edmundson (Lyric Hammersmith)
Shared Experience: Simeon Andrews, Jonathan Cake, Simon Cox, Catherine Cusack, Anne-Marie Duff, Michael Matus, Clara Salaman, Helen Schlesinger; dir:Nancy Meckler and Polly Teale [28pp; photos, biogs etc.; VG] £3

1995: KING LEAR (Quarry Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Warren Mitchell (as Lear), Jonathan Savage, John Lloyd Fillingham, Christopher Wright, Michael Cashman, Stephen Simms, Trevor Baxter (as Gloucester), Robert Bowman (as Edgar), Damien Goodwin, Michael Skyers, Toby Jones (as Fool), Tricia Kelly, Alexandra Gilbreath, Maria Miles, Roli Okorodudu; dir:Jude Kelly [32pp, 6.75x9.7; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, rehearsal photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1995: THE DUCHESS OF MALFI - John Webster (Wyndham's)
Robert Demeger, Joe Dixon, Jane Galloway, Robert Glenister, Robert Goodale, Melanie Jessop, Tim Kirkus, Stewart Morritt, Ashley Russell, Simon Russell Beale, Juliet Stevenson, Katinks Wolf, Benjamin Brown/Richard Brown/James Keyse; dir:Philip Franks [40pp, 6.7x9.6; cast photos and biogs, extensive illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1995: THE DUCHESS OF MALFI - John Webster (Theatre Royal, Brighton)
Robert Demeger, Joe Dixon, Jane Galloway, Robert Glenister, Robert Goodale, Melanie Jessop, Ashley Russell, Simon Russell Beale, Juliet Stevenson; dir:Philip Franks [20pp, 6.75x9.8; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £3

1995: THE DUCHESS OF MALFI - John Webster (Greenwich Theatre)
Robert Demeger, Joe Dixon, Jane Galloway, Robert Glenister, Robert Goodale, Melanie Jessop, Ashley Russell, Simon Russell Beale, Juliet Stevenson; dir:Philip Franks [24pp, 5.5x11.75; cast photos and biogs, extensive illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1995: ROMEO AND JULIET (Quarry Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Ashley Artus, Stuart Bunce (as Romeo), Burt Caesar, Silas Carson, Souad Faress, David Foxxe, Sebastian Harcombe, Mark Lacey, Roberta Taylor (as Nurse), Gregor Truter, Nick Whitfield, Emily Woof (as Juliet); dir:Neil Bartlett [28pp, 5.45x11.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, 5 production photos, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1995: CORIOLANUS (Quarry Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Steven Berkoff (as Caius Marcius Coriolanus), Nick Ellsworth, Malcolm Rennie, David Henry, Paul Bightwell, Boyd Clack, Colin McFarlane (as Tullus Aufidius), Faith Brook (as Volumnia), Sara Griffiths, Christopher Brand, Max Digby, Alex Hardy, Russell Layton, Gavin Marshall, Joe Montana, Roger Monk, Patrice Naiambana; dir:Steven Berkoff [28pp, 5.45x11.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, synopsis, illustrated articles, 8 rehearsal photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1995: THE SEAGULL - Anton Chekhov, version by Nikolas Simmonds (Malvern Festival Theatre)
Deborah Findlay (as Arkadina), Michael Sheen (as Konstantin), Jonathan Cecil, Kate Beckinsale, Keith Bartlett, Sarah Badel, Aisling O'Sullivan, Aden Gillett, Michael Carter, James Dreyfus, Peter Whitbread, Jonathan Atterbury, Liz Brimilcombe, Cathy Rakoff, Ben De Wynter, Howard Teale; dir:Robert Sturua [20pp, 5.5x11.75; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £3

1995: THE DRAMATIST - Frederick Reynolds, adapted by Kenneth McLeish (Tour)
Magnificient Theatre Company: Nick Simons, Polly Hayes, Katy Odey, Davilia David, Richard Pocock, Jon Atkins, Joseph Millson, Matt Heller; dir:Ben Crocker [16pp, 5.5x11.75; biographies, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £3

1995: THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST - Oscar Wilde (Old Vic)
Roger Allam, Philip Franks, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Abigail Cruttenden, Patrick Godfrey, Jacqueline Defferary, Rosalind Knight; dir:Terry Hands [32pp, 5.5x11.75; cast photos and biogs, 6 production photos, 15 pages of illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1995: MACBETH (Greenwich Theatre)
Mark Rylance, Jane Horrocks, Craig Pinder, Albie Woodington, Tim Barlow [36pp, 5.5x11.75; cast photos and biogs, extensive illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1995: TWELFTH NIGHT (Nottingham Playhouse)
Rebecca Egan, Tony Armatrading, Stephen Mangan, Alexandra Mathie, Helen Ryan, Campbell Morrison, Christopher Good, Richard Durden; dir:David Pountney [40pp, 5.5x11.75; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles, interesting comments hand-written on cast page etc.; VG] £3

1995 (Jan): THE DANCE OF DEATH - August Strindberg, translated by Michael Meyer (Almeida)
John Neville, Gemma Jones; dir:Peter Stormare [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast, credits, biographies, rehearsal photos, illustrated articles, 9 photos of past Almeida productions; smart programme; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1995 (Feb): HAMLET (Almeida)
Ralph Fiennes, James Laurenson, Francesca Annis, Tara Fitzgerald, Peter Eyre, Colin Mace, Paterson Joseph, Terence Rigby, Damian Lewis, Rupert Penry-Jones; dir:Jonathan Kent [32pp, 8.25x11.75; cast biographies w.photos, 30+ rehearsal photos, articles etc.; very slightly rumpled, else VG] (£6) SOLD

Classic Plays: 1996

1996: MOLL FLANDERS - Daniel Defoe, adapted by Claire Luckham (Tour)
Channel Theatre Company: Jane Egan, Anna Keene, Chris Pomfrett, Denise Silvey, Andrew Wheaton; dir:Philip Dart [12pp, 6x8; cast list, biographies (w.photos), credits, illustrated articles; VG] £3

1996: THE PROVOK'D WIFE - John Vanbrugh (Tour)
Oxford Stage Company: Paul McCleary, Peter Nicholas, Glynn Sweet, Tony Howes, Charles Pentio, Francine Morgan, Felicity Ross, Kathy Bradley, Penelope Freeman; dir:Sue Colverd [12pp, 8.25x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, rehearsal photos, credits, illustrated articles; VG] £3

1996: TWELFTH NIGHT (Tour)
Oxford Stage Company: Jamie Hinde, Kate Fleetwood, Christopher Chambers, Alexi Kaye Campbell, Janine Wood, Andrew Frame, David Brett, Lisa Turner, Jonathan Coyne; dir:John Retallack [12pp, 8.25x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits, illustrated articles; VG] £3

1996: THE ASPERN PAPERS - Henry James, adapted by Michael Redgrave (Wyndham's)
Daniel J.Travanti, Hannah Gordon, Moira Lister, Vivien Heilbron, Vincent Boluda, Yvonne Bonnamy; dir:Auriol Smith [32pp, 6x9; illustrated articles, production photos, biographies w.photos; VG] £4

1996: A DOLL'S HOUSE - Henrik Ibsen, version by Frank McGuinness (The Playhouse)
Janet McTeer, Owen Teale, John Carlisle; dir:Anthony Page [36pp; cast, credits, biographies w.photos, 12 production photos, illustrated articles; VG] £4

1996: THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, THE TEMPEST, and PAINT YOUR WAGON - Lerner and Loewe (Open Air, Regent's Park) Season Brochure
New Shakespeare Company: Peter Forbes, David Cardy, Philip Fox, Gavin Muir, Paula Wilcox, Debra Beaumont, Christopher Biggins, John Berlyne, Judith Paris, Liz Izen, Denis Quilley, Chook Sibtain, Gavin Muir, Tony Selby, Claire Carrie; dir:Ian Talbot, Patrick Garland [44pp; cast, biogs, illustrated articles, photos of past productions etc.; VG] £4

1996: HEDDA GABLER - Henrik Ibsen, translation by Kenneth McLeish (Tour)
English Touring Theatre: Alexandra Gilbreath, Crispin Letts, David Killick, Jonathan Philips, Ann Firbank, Carol Starks; dir:Stephen Unwin [20pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1996: THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL - Richard Brinsley Sheridan (Tour)
English Touring Theatre: Lucy Cohu, Ian Henderson, Patrick Toomey, Charlotte Williams, Elizabeth Estensen, Paul Imbusch, Richard Hansell, Will Knightley, Howell Evans, Emily Morgan, Peter Mair, Jonathan Tafler, Edward Woodall, William Scott-Masson; dir:John Burgess [16pp, 6.6x9.4; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1996: MIND MILLIE FOR ME - Georges Feydeau, adapted by Nicki Frei and Peter Hall (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Peter Hall Company: Sophie Bevan, Lisa Marks, Felicity Kendal, Peter Blythe, Robin Sneller, Christopher Wright, Nicholas le Prevost, Adam Sims, Carmen Du Sautoy, Robert Lang, Neil Pearson, Peter Cellier, John Fraser, Flaminia Cinque, Jamie Sandford, James Kemp, Harriet Banner, Nigel Nobes, Roger Booth; dir:Peter Hall, des:Gerald Scarfe [52pp, 6.7x9.6; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1996: A FAMILY AFFAIR - Alexander Ostrovsky, translated by Nick Dear (Theatr Clwyd)
Christine Entwhistle, Eileen Pollock, Sue Holland, Mary Roscoe, Fergus McLarnon, Matthew Devitt, Simon Egerton, Alexander Delamere; dir:Phelim McDermott [36pp, 6.75x9.7; cast list, biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1996: THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR - Nikolai Gogol, adapted by Adrian Mitchell (Quarry Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Bob Mason (as The Governor), Susie Baxter, Hayley Carmichael, Malcolm Scates, Angela Clerkin, John Joyce, Guy Dartnell, Gary Barber, Martin Gent, Julian Bleach, Mark Phoenix, Paul Cowan, Toby Jones (as Khlestakov), Robert Thirtle; dir:Phelim McDermott [32pp, 6.75x9.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1996: THE HYPOCHONDRIAC and LE MEDECIN VOLANT - Moliere, adapted by Edward Kemp (Courtyard Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Ann Bryson, Leah J Fletcher, Jackie Morrison, John Owen-Jones, Lucy Robinson, Malcolm Scates, Tristan Sharps, Paul Shelley (as Argan); dir:Toby Jones [32pp, 6.75x9.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1996: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE (Swan Theatre, Worcester)
Worcester Theatre Company: Darryl Forbes-Dawson, Lucy Robinson, Michael Keating, Joy Blakeman, Ewen Cummins, Vincent Franklin, Hilary Greatorex, David Lyndon, Alan McMahon; dir:Jenny Stephens [28pp, 7x9.75; cast list, credits, illustrated articles, rehearsal photos, biographies (w.photos); VG] £4

1996: PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - Jane Austen, adapted by Sue Pomeroy (Theatre Royal, Windsor)
Good Company Theatre production: Cornelia Hayes O'Herlihy (as Elizabeth Bennet), Julia Marsen, Frances Cuka, Jonathan Cecil, Gemma Page, Catriona Yuill, Anna Farnworth, Garth Bardsley, Fiona Irving, Mark Healy (as Mr Darcy), Jean Marlow, Nigel Leach, John Gilmour, Nicholas Asbury, Helen Wickens; dir:Sue Pomeroy [36pp, 7x9.75; cast list, biographies (w.photos), list of music used, illustrated articles on Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen, and Good Company, credits etc.; ticket stapled in (27 May 1996), else VG] £4

1996: JANE EYRE - Charlotte Bronte, adapted by Charles Vance (Theatre Royal, Windsor)
Good Company Theatre production: Lucy Morgans, Verona Chard, Barbara Murray, Maggie Stables, Jill Greenacre (as Jane Eyre), James Campbell, George Chakiris (as Edward Rochester), Marianna Reidman, Nicholas Briggs, Dennis Spencer; dir:Charles Vance [36pp, 7x9.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies (w.photos), illustrated articles on Jane Eyre, credits etc.; ticket stapled in (11 June 1996), else VG] £4

1996: SARASINE - after Honore de Balzac, by Neil Bartlett and Nicolas Bloomfield (Lyric Hammersmith)
Sara Kestelman, Bette Bourne, Beverley Klein, Francois Testory; dir:Neil Bartlett [32pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrations, articles etc.; VG] £4

1996: HAMLET (Greenwich Theatre)
David Allister, George Irving, Dinah Stabb, Michael Maloney (as Hamlet), Clifford Rose, Ben Porter, Zoe Waites, Keith Osborn, Bob Barrett, Richard Freeman, Vincent Penfold, John Welch; dir:Philip Franks [32pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1996: KING LEAR (Southwark Playhouse)
Oliver Cotton, Katherine Shannon, Sandra James-Young, Jan Shepherd, Paul Kemp, Matthew Bowyer, Andrew Fielding, Mehmet Ergen, Fred Pearson, Chas Bryer, Tom Radcliffe, Clarence Smith, Jim Bywater; dir:Jack Shepherd [6pp triple-fold; cast biogs, credits etc.; VG] £2

1996: LYSISTRATA - Aristophanes, adapted by Peter McGarry (Lewes Castle, Queen's Park Brighton)
Margaret Jackman, Amanda O'Neill, Kirstie Maginn, Una Nicholson, Shihab Salim, Daniel Price, Simon Gamewell; dir:Neil Mansel [20pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, biographies, extensive cartoon-style illustrated articles, etc.; VG] £2

1996: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Almeida)
Norman Rodway, Angela Thorne, Angela Down, Robert Swann, Sylvestra Le Touzel, Peter Bayliss, Ken Jones, Leonard Fenton; dir:Jonathan Miller [28pp, 8.25x11.75; stylish large-format programme; 10+ photos] £5

1996: THE ALCHEMIST - Ben Jonson (Birmingham Rep)
Simon Callow, Tim Pigott-Smith, Josie Lawrence, Adam Smethurst, Jamie Newall, Geoffrey Freshwater, David Phelan, Paul Connolly, Andrew Jarvis, Pal Aaron, Annie Farr, Paul Webster, Jeff Alexander, Richard Bates, Natasha Little, Fred Ridgeway, Jeremy Spriggs, Tony Turner; dir:Bill Alexander [52pp, 8.25x11.75; cast photos and biogs, 25+ rehearsal photos, extensive illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

Classic Plays: 1997

1997: ELECTRA - Sophocles, version by Frank McGuinness (Donmar Warehouse)
Rudolph Walker, Martin McKellan, Andrew Howard (as Orestes), Zoe Wanamaker (as Electra), Alison Johnston, Jenny Galloway, Ninka Scott, Orla Charlton, Marjorie Yates (as Clytemnestra), Raad Rawi; dir:David Leveaux [28pp, 6x9; cast list, illustrated articles, production photos, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1997: CANDIDE - Voltaire, adapted by Murray Gold (Gate)
John Shrapnel, Justin Salinger (as Candide), Andrew Melville, Rose Keegan, Janet Henfrey; dir:David Farr [12pp; cast list, biogs, article etc.; minor marks else VG] £2

1997: LEONCE AND LENA - Georg Buchner, version by Lee Hall (Gate)
Christopher Staines, Sarah Theresa Belcher, Laurence Harvey, Janet Henfrey, Stuart Robb; dir:David Farr [12pp; cast list, biogs, article etc.; minor marks, vertical fold else VG] £1

1997: THE CHERRY ORCHARD - Anton Chekhov (Edinburgh Festival Theatre)
Salzburg Festival production: Jutta Lampe, Daniel Friedrich, Dorte Lyssewski, Peter Simonischek, Dorothee Hartinger, Sven-Eric Bechtolf; dir:Peter Stein [48pp; cast, credits, biographies, synopsis, articles, excellent photos etc.] £4

1997: MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh)
Nottingham Playhouse production: Jim Hooper (as The Duke), Roger Watkins, Paul Brennen (as Angelo), Danny Sapani, Peter Moreton, Harry Gostelow, Helen Blatch, Tony Cownie, Oscar Pearce, Jayne McKenna, Stephen Ventura, Lisé Stevenson (as Isabella); dir:Stephane Braunschweig [52pp; cast, credits, synopsis, notes, biographies w.photos, articles; VG] £3

1997: LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN - Oscar Wilde (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Royal Exchange production: Clare Bloomer, Marie Collett, Gabrielle Drake, Richard Hansell, Gerry Hinks, Rebecca Johnson, Sarah Kirkman, Rosalind Knight, Gerard Logan, Joseph Morton, Claire Porter, Sarah Quinn, Malcolm Rennie, Simon Robson, Jonathan Weir; dir:Braham Murray [40pp, 6.7x9.5; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, credits etc.; ticket stapled in (5 April 1997); w.flyer; VG] £4

1997: HAMLET (Quarry Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse)
David Allister, Brian Protheroe (as Claudius), Dinah Stabb, Michael Maloney (as Hamlet), Clifford Rose, Ben Porter, Zoe Waites, Keith Osborn, Bob Barrett, Richard Freeman, Vincent Penfold, Hugh Barnett, Kate Romney, William Tapley; dir:Philip Franks [32pp, 6.7x9.7; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1997: ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA (Tour)
Northern Broadsides: Ishia Bennison (as Cleopatra), Michele Hardwick, Shaaron Jackson, Sally Ann Matthews, Matthew Booth, Colin R Campbell, Dennis Conlon, Andrew Cryer, John Elkington, Paul Gabriel, Richard Hollick, Geoffrey Leesley, Barrie Rutter (as Antony), Dickon Tyrrell, Andy Wear, Andrew Whitehead; dir:Barrie Rutter [16pp, 8x8; cast list, biographies, Who's Who, illustrated articles, credits, notes etc.; VG] £3

1997 (June): THE WOOD DEMON - Anton Chekhov, translated by Nicholas Saunders and Frank Dwyer (The Playhouse)
Jeremy Beckman, Mike Burns, Abigail Cruttenden, Andree Evans, Adam Godley, Emma Handy, Cal Macaninch, Edward Max, Brian Protheroe, Amanda Ryan, John Turner, Philip Voss, Tom Ward; dir:Anthony Clark [36pp, 6x9; cast, credits, biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, costume sketches; minor marks, else VG] £3

1997: THE SCHOOL FOR WIVES - Moliere, adapted by Ranjit Bolt (Comedy Theatre)
The Peter Hall Company: Henry McGee, Peter Bowles, Eric Sykes, Carmen Silvera, Gillian Kearney, Daniel Betts, William Sleigh, David Brierley; dir:Peter Hall [36pp, 6x9; photos, including production shots, illustrated articles; a smart programme; VG] £4

1997: MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Tour)
English Touring Theatre: Michael Hadley (as The Duke), David Peart, Michael Higgs (as Angelo), Kevin Dignam, Nicholas Tizzard, Christine Ellerbeck, David Cardy, Simon Cox, Robert Lister, Catherine Cusack (as Isabella), Claire Scott-Campbell, Jan Lower, Diane Beck; dir:Michael Gordon [20pp, 6.4x9.4; cast list, rehearsal photos, biographies w.photos, articles, credits, Tour Schedule etc.; VG] £4

1997: HENRY IV Part One and HENRY IV Part Two (Old Vic)
English Touring Theatre: Gary Waldhorn (as Henry IV), Samuel West (as Hal), Tom Goodman-Hill, Michael Hadley, Paul Imbusch, Michael Packer, Joseph O'Conor, Paterson Joseph (as Hotspur), Lucy Briers, Ian Flintoff, Simon Cox, Nicola Buckingham, Robert Lister, Michael Brophy, Timothy West (as Falstaff), Nicolas Tennant, Albie Woodington, Mary MacLeod; dir:Stephen Unwin [32pp, 6.5x9.5; cast, credits, biographies, synopses, 7 production photos, illustrated articles; somewhat rumpled, else VG] £3

1997: MRS.WARREN'S PROFESSION - George Bernard Shaw (Richmond Theatre)
Charles Kay, Carolyn Backhouse, Penelope Keith, Denis Lill, Robert Hands, David Henry; dir:Alan Strachan [48pp, 6.75x9.6; cast, credits, biographies w.photos, copious illustrated articles; VG] £4

1997: JANE EYRE - Charlotte Bronte, adapted by Polly Teale (Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich and Tour)
Shared Experience: Monica Dolan, James Clyde, Joan Blackham, Antony Byrne, Hannah Miles, Pooky Quesnel, Philip Rham, Octavia Walters; dir:Polly Teale [20pp; cast, credits, biographies, illustrated articles; VG] £3

1997: TITUS ANDRONICUS (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)
National Theatre of Craiova: Valeriu Dogaru (as Saturninus), Marian Negrescu, Stefan Iordache / Vasile Cosma (as Titus Andronicus), Tudor Gheorghe, Valentin Mihali, Angel Rababoc, Tudorel Petrescu, Constantin Cicort, Luchian Manescu, Valer Dellakeza, Tudorel Filimon, Ilie Gheorghe (as Aaron), Ion Colan, Lucian Albanezu, Remus Marginean, Gabriel Manescu, Mirela Coiaba (as Tamora), Ozana Oancea (as Lavinia), Leni Pintea-Homeag; dir:Silviu Purcarete [24pp, 6.8x9.75; cast list, production photos, synopsis, programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1997: DON JUAN - Moliere, adapted by Edward Kemp (Quarry Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Charlotte Bellamy, Patrick Brennan, John Flitcroft, Stephen Harper, Jeremy Harrison, Martin Marquez (as Don Juan), Mairead McKinley, Sarah Redmond, Simon Walter; dir:Toby Jones [32pp, 6.9x9.8; cast list, biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £3

1997: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, KISS ME KATE - Cole Porter, and WATERSHIP DOWN - Richard Adams, adapted by Jacob Murray and Caroline Smith (Open Air, Regent's Park) Season Brochure
New Shakespeare Company: Rob Edwards, Debby Bishop, Claire Carrie, Chook Sibtain, Michael Higgs, Issy van Randwyck, John Griffiths, Ian Talbot, Adam Sims, Paul Thornley, John Padden, Serena Evans, Frances Cuka, Nigel Planer, Jonathan Elsom, Gavin Muir, Andrew C.Wadsworth, Louise Gold; dir:Rachel Kavanaugh, Helena Kaut-Howson, Ian Talbot, Caroline Smith [44pp, 6.25x11.4; cast photos and biogs, rehearsal photos, photos of past productions etc.; VG] £4

1997: THE PROVOK'D WIFE - Sir John Vanbrugh (Old Vic)
Peter Hall Company: Michael Pennington, Alan Dobie, Victoria Hamilton, Clare Swinburne, Alison Steadman, Janine Duvitski, Andrew Woodall, Tim McInnerny; dir:Lindsay Posner [32pp, 5.5x11.75; lots of photos, illustrations, articles, biographies w.photos etc.; a full programme; VG] £4

1997: THE SEAGULL - Anton Chekhov, version by Tom Stoppard (Old Vic)
Peter Hall Company: Felicity Kendal, Michael Pennington, Dominic West, Victoria Hamilton, Anna Carteret, Janine Duvitski, David Yelland, Greg Hicks; dir:Peter Hall [36pp, 5.5x11.75; lots of photos, illustrations, articles, biographies w.photos etc.; a full programme; VG] £4

1997: KING LEAR (Old Vic)
Peter Hall Company: Alan Howard, Denis Quilley, Greg Hicks, Andrew Woodall, Anna Carteret, Jenny Quayle, Victoria Hamilton, David Yelland, Alan Dobie; dir:Peter Hall [36pp, 5.5x11.75; lots of photos, illustrations, articles, biographies w.photos etc.; a full programme; VG] £4

1997: IVANOV - Anton Chekhov, version by David Hare (Almeida)
Ralph Fiennes, Harriet Walter, Oliver Ford Davies, Anthony O'Donnell, Colin Tierney, Rosemary McHale, Diane Bull, Georgine Anderson, Ian McDiarmid (for John Cater), Bill Paterson, Justine Waddell, Sam Beazley; dir:Jonathan Kent [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast biogs w.photos, articles, substitution slip etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

1997: TREASURE ISLAND - Robert Louis Stevenson, adapted by Neil Bartlett (Lyric Hammersmith)
Tom Georgeson, Edward Kingham, William Rycroft, Sarah Brignall, Andrew Fielding, Martin Gent, Matt Rawle, Tristan Sharps; dir:Neil Bartlett [40pp, 8.25x11.75; cast photos and biogs, extensive illustrated articles about pirates etc.; VG] £4

1997: A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Charles Dickens, adapted by Peter Barnes (Theatr Clwyd)
Frank Grimes, Philip Brook, Ifan Huw Dafydd, Jimmy Gardner, Robert Blythe, Ruth Bennett, Edward Max, Elaine Claxton; dir:Terry Hands [36pp, 8.25x11.75; cast photos and biogs, extensive illustrated articles etc.; an attractive programme; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1997: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Upper Campfield Market, Manchester)
Royal Exchange Theatre Company production: Clive Arrindell (as Don Pedro), John McAndrew, Derek Riddell, Michael Mueller (as Benedick), Ewan Hooper (as Leonato), David Fleeshman, Ben Goddard, William Key, Joseph Alessi, John Branwell, Clive Mendus (as Dogberry), Paul Bigley, Peter Collins, Niamh Daly, Josie Lawrence (as Beatrice), Connie Walker, Julie Hesmondhalgh (as Ursula), Julie Sassoon, Akintayo Akinbode; dir:Helena Kaut-Howson [24pp, 11.75x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £4

Classic Plays: 1998

1998: A WIFE WITHOUT A SMILE - Arthur Wing Pinero, and SPERM WARS - David Lewis (Orange Tree, Richmond)
David Timson, Sarah Tansey, Emma Gregory, Tricia Kelly, Paul Kemp, Amanda Royle, Jeremy Crutchley, Stuart Fox; dir:Dominic Hill, Sam Walters [32pp; cast, credits, biographies w.photos, illustrated articles; VG] £2

1998: THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (abridged) (Criterion)
Reduced Shakespeare Company: Adam Long, Kyle Dadd, Chris Andrew Mellon, Matt Rippy, Bryan Torfeh; dir:Adam Long [36pp, 6x9; a witty Souvenir Brochure; biographies w.photos, illustrations, articles etc.; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1998: RICHARD III (Pleasance)
Eddie Marsan, Ben Walden, Michael Matus, Margaret Robertson, David Weston, Luisa Bradshaw-White, Ruth Platt; dir:Guy Retallack [16pp; cast biogs, rehearsal photos etc.; w.press release and flyer; vertical bend, else VG] £3

1998: THE ROBBERS (Die Räuber) - Friedrich Schiller, translated by Robert David MacDonald (King's Theatre, Edinburgh)
Citizens' Theatre Company: Benedick Bates, Giles Havergal, Sophie Ward, Paul Albertson, Robert David MacDonald, Murray Melvin; dir:Philip Prowse [52pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1998: LIFE IS A DREAM (La vida es sueño) - Pedro Calderon de la Barca, translated by John Clifford (Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh)
Jeffery Kissoon, George Anton, Sylvester Morand, Nicholas Bailey, Hilary Maclean, Olwen Fouere, Sylvester McCoy; dir:Calixto Bieito [52pp; cast photos and biogs, synopsis, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1998: UNCLE VANYA - Anton Chekhov, adapted by Brian Friel (Gate Theatre, Dublin)
John Kavanagh, Niall Buggy, Donna Dent, Susannah Harker, T P McKenna; dir:Ben Barnes [32pp; cast photos and biogs, extensive illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1998: SUPPLIANTS - Aeschylus, version by James Kerr (Gate)
Emma Bernbach, Kirsty Bushell, Katrina Damigos, Jennifer Knight, Antona Mirto, Sabina Netherclift, Laura Paton, Aislinn Sands, Osnat Schmool, Karen Tomlin, Joanna Van Kampen, Thushani Weerasekera, Jax Williams, Pippa Woodrow, Julia Worsley, Vernon Douglas, Nigel Hoyle, David Oyelowo, Roy Sampson, Mark Springer; dir:James Kerr [12pp, 4.1x8.9; cast list, cast biographies, programme note, credits etc.; VG] £2

1998: THE MISANTHROPE - Moliere, translated by Ranjit Bolt (Piccadilly)
Peter Hall Company: Michael Pennington, Elaine Page, Peter Bowles, David Yelland, Rebecca Saire, Crispin Bonham-Carter, John Elmes, Anna Carteret [36pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1998: THE IDIOT - Fyodor Dostoevsky, version by Rodney Fisher from the adaptation by Gerard McLarnon (The Space, Adelaide)
State Theatre South Australia: Zoe Carides, Essie Davis, Lech Mackiewicz (as Myshkin), Gregory Ulfan; dir:Rodney Fisher [20pp, 6x9.5; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £3

1998: AN IDEAL HUSBAND - Oscar Wilde (Theatre Royal, Haymarket)
Peter Hall Company: Oliver Cotton, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Melanie Ramsay, Richard Todd, Christopher Cazenove, Susannah York, Barbara Murray, Graham Ingle, Lisa Marks, Caroline Lawrie, Robin Browne, Walter Hall, Stash Kirkbride, Diana Van Proosdy, Amanda Wilde; dir:Peter Hall [52pp, 6.7x9.7; cast list, biographies w.photos, very extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; a smart programme; VG] £4

1998: THE TRACKERS OF OXYRHYNCUS - Tony Harrison (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Northern Broadsides: Conrad Nelson, Barrie Rutter, David Beckford, Antony Bessick, Andrew Cryer, John Davitt, Richard J Fletcher, John Gully, Adam Warren, Andy Wear, Andrew Whitehead, Sasha Behar, Fine Time Fontayne, Matthew Booth, Christopher Cooke, Jerry Lindop; dir:Barrie Rutter [40pp, 6.9x9.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, 15 pages of illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1998 (Feb): ROMEO AND JULIET (Theatre Royal, Brighton)
Pericles Productions/Salisbury Playhouse production: Dudley Sutton (as Friar Laurence), Jason Morell, Daniel Ball, Jack Herbert, Christopher Hollis, Stephen Fewell, Michael Stroud, Janet Spencer-Turner, Terry McGinity, Carole Bremson, Tim Meats, Jasper Britton (as Romeo), Josephine Tewson, Jayne Ashbourne (as Juliet); dir:Jonathan Church [40pp, 6.9x9.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1998: TARTUFFE - Moliere, translated by Christpher Hampton (Richmond Theatre)
Mobil Touring Theatre: Maria Charles, Isla Blair, Ann Bryson, Tam Williams, Sara Griffiths, Jack Ellis, Linda Bardell, Simon Williams (as Orgon), Matthew Wait, Stephen Tompkinson (as Tartuffe), Christopher Chilton, Roy Kean; dir:Peter Wilson [44pp, 6.9x9.8; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated article on Moliere, credits etc.; with ticket stapled in (18 Feb 1998), else VG] £4

1998: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, TROILUS AND CRESSIDA, GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES - Jule Styne, and THE JUNGLE BOOK - Rudyard Kipling, adapted by Antony Tuckey (Open Air, Regent's Park) Season Brochure
New Shakespeare Company: Daniel Flynn, Nicola Duffett, Rebecca Johnson, Damien Matthews, Timothy Watson, Helen Grace, Ian Talbot, Adam Sims, Robert Hands, Jeffery Dench, Michael Elwyn, Martin Turner, Timothy Watson, Andy Mace, Gary Raymond, Tony Whittle, Harry Burton, Clive Rowe, Sara Crowe; dir:Rachel Kavanaugh, Alan Strachan, Ian Talbot [44pp, 6.25x11.5; cast biogs and photos, company and rehearsal photos, notes etc.; VG] £4

1998: ROMEO AND JULIET (Greenwich Theatre)
Nicholas Irons, Kate Fleetwood, Julian Forsyth; dir:Rupert Goold [28pp, 5.5x11.6; cast, credits, biographies, notes, 20 photos etc.; a full programme; VG] £4

1998: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING (Playhouse)
Stephen Mangan (as Don Pedro), Paul Goodwin, Bohdan Poraj, Matthew Macfadyen (as Benedick), Andrew Price, Justin Salinger, Mark Lacey, Riz Abbasi, Raad Rawi (as Leonato), Ann Firbank, Sarita Choudhury, Saskia Reeves (as Beatrice), Zoe Aldrich, Derek Hutchinson, Sam Beazley; dir:Declan Donnellan [16pp, 9.5x8.7; cast list, illustrated articles, rehearsal photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1998: ORESTEIA - Aeschylus, adapted by Silviu Purcarete (Barbican)
National Theatre of Craiova: Maia Morgenstern (as Clytemnestra), Ilie Gheorghe, Angel Rababoc / Adrian Andone (as Orestes), Anca Dragomir (as Electra), Mirela Cioaba, Adriana Moca, Tamara Popescu, Gabriella Baciu, Valer Dellakeza, Leni Pintea-Homeag, Valentin Mihail, Valentin Mihali, Ion Colan, Marian Negrescu, Natasa Raab, Geni Macsim, and large company; dir:Silviu Purcarete [24pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £3

1998: HAMLET (Barbican)
The Ninagawa Company: Hiroyuki Sanada (as Hamlet), Tetsuro Sagawa, Mariko Kaga, Takako Matsu; dir:Yukio Ninagawa [20pp, 8.25x11.75; production photos, illustrated articles etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1998: MACBETH (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
David Threlfall, Frances Barber, John Hannah, Ian Hastings, Wyllie Longmore, Andy Serkis; dir:Braham Murray [24pp, 8.25x11.75; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

Classic Plays: 1999

1999: 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE - John Ford (Young Vic)
Des McAleer, Jude Law (as Giovanni), Christopher James, Philip Whitchurch, David Lyon, Tom Hodgkins, Kevin McKidd, Eve Best (as Annabella), Annette Badland, Catherine Bailey, Caroline Langrishe, Stee Billingsley, Steven Grihault, Edward Hughes; dir:David Lan [28pp, 4.7x9.5; cast list, biographies, rehearsal photos, extensive illustrated articles; VG] £4

1999: JANE EYRE - Charlotte Bronte, adapted by Polly Teale (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Shared Experience: Penny Layden, Sean Murray, Joan Blackham, Michael Matus, Hannah Miles, Harriet Ashcroft, Philip Rham, Octavia Walters; dir:Polly Teale [32pp; cast, credits, biographies w.photos, 20 rehearsal photos, illustrated articles; smart programme; VG] £4

1999: WUTHERING HEIGHTS - Emily Bronte, adapted by Malcolm Sutherland (Quarry Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Michelle Abrahams, Elisabeth Dermot-Walsh (as Cathy), David Groves, Jacqueline King, Ged McKenna, Ed Purver, Cathy Sara, Orlando Seale, Chook Sibtain (as Heathcliff), Khairan Hallatt, David Rothera, Jake Thornton, Katie Wilson, Mohsin Ahmed, Alicia Barber, Jonathan Rhodes, Murray Wilson; dir:Malcolm Sutherland [36pp, 6.8x9.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

1999: MACBETH (Queen's)
Rufus Sewell, Sally Dexter, Martin Marquez, Declan Conlan, Peter Bayliss, Simon Chandler; dir:John Crowley [36pp; cast photos and biogs, illustrated articles etc.; VG] £4

1999: ANTIGONE - Sophocles, version by Declan Donnellan (Old Vic)
Tara Fitzgerald (as Antigone / Messenger), Jonathan Hyde (as Creon), Anna Calder-Marshall (as Ismene / Teiresias / Eurydice), Zubin Varla (as Guard / Haemon), Christian Bradley, Finn Caldwell, Ryan Ellsworth, Damian Kearney, Owen McDonnell, Drew Mulligan, Donald Pirie, Richard Stacey, Anthony Taylor, Kate Bowes, Scott Frazer, Marshall Griffin, Will Welch; dir:Declan Donnellan [28pp, 6.9x9.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, production photos, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £4

1999: THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR, TWELFTH NIGHT, A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM - Stephen Sondheim, Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, and THE LAST FATTYBOTTYPUSS IN THE WORLD - Chris Burgess and Sarah Travis (Open Air, Regent's Park) Season Brochure
New Shakespeare Company: Susie Blake, Ken Wynne, Rhashan Stone, Robert Lang, Susan Jane Tanner, Harry Burton, Emily Hamilton, Liz Crowther, Gavin Muir, Ben Hicks, Peter Forbes, Daniel Crowder, Richard Addison, Paul Rattfield, John Berlyne, Christopher Godwin, Claire Carrie, Tony Whittle, Roy Hudd, Michael Tudor Barnes; dir:Rachel Kavanaugh, Alan Strachan, Ian Talbot, Pete Harris [44pp, 6.25x11.5; cast biogs and photos, company and rehearsal photos, notes etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1999: THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (abridged) (National Tour)
Reduced Shakespeare Company: Rick Bland, Christian Malcolm, Michael O'Connor, John Schwab; dir:Adam Long [8pp, 4.1x11.7; a witty, full-colour Souvenir Brochure for the Jan-July 1999 tour; biographies, photos, illustrations, articles etc.; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £4


1999: VASSA - Maxim Gorky, adapted by Howard Davies (Albery)
Almeida Theatre Company: Pauline Knowles, Christine Entwhistle, Sheila Hancock, Richard O'Callaghan, David Tennant, Debra Gillett, Adrian Scarborough, Ron Cook, Anne-Marie Duff, Aisling O'Sullivan, Rebecca Gethings, Colin Haigh, Kanneth Harvey; dir:Howard Davies [28pp, 8.25x11.75; cast, credits, biographies, articles, 10+ photos etc.; large-size, packed programme; VG] (£4) SOLD


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