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OTHER PLAYS: 1900-1939

Plays: 1900s
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Plays: 1910s

1916: DADDY LONG-LEGS - Jean Webster (Duke of York's) Charles Waldron, A Hylton Allen, Herbert Greville, Ernest Hunter, Aubrey Fitzmaurice, Archie Carlaw Grand, S Major Jones, Fay Davis, Dorothy Hammond, Dorothy Dix, Evelyn Hope, Kate Jepson, Dora Harker, Jane Comfort, Marion Lind, Audrey Ridgwell, Beryl Riggs, Renee Davise, Kathleen Cope, Annie Trilnick, Christopher Frere, Renee Kelly [12pp, 8.25x9.75; cast, credits; some minor edge damage, else VG] (£4) SOLD

Plays: 1920s

1922: LOYALTIES - John Galsworthy (St Martin's) Ernest Milton, Edmond Breon, Dorothy Massingham, Gilbert Ritchie, Dawson Milward, Cathleen Nesbitt, Eric Maturin, Beatrix Thomson, Griffith Humphreys, Clifford Mollison, Ian Hunter, J H Roberts, Ben Field, Austin Trevor; dir:Basil Dean; preceded by the First Act of SHALL WE JOIN THE LADIES? ("A New Play by J M Barrie") with the same actors [single sheet, 9.25x6.5, folded in two, printed on one side; unusual programme; includes 9 small related newsclippings with six photographs; programme is slightly rumpled, minor tear on fold, else VG] £4

1922: BLUEBEARD'S 8TH WIFE - Arthur Wimperis (Queen's Theatre) Madge Titheradge, Norman McKinnel, Hugh Wakefield, C M Hallard, Arthur Cleave, Ivan Samson, Henry Ford, George Desmond, Cyril Fairlie, Doris MacIntyre, Peggy Rush; dir:Stanley Bell [12pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor bites from two back pages, no staples, else VG] £3

1923: THE WITCH - John Masefield, from the Norwegian of H Wiers-Jenssen (Pavilion Theatre, Whitechapel Road) The People's Theatre Company in the First of a Series of Modern Plays: Ernest Milton, Rhoda Symons, Gerald Jerome, Walter McEwen, John H Moore, D Campbell Gullan, Charles Marford, Harold Arneil, Orlando Barnett, Beatrice Filmer, Alix Grein, Helen Coram, Dirk Daniell, Phyllis Relph; Season under the Artistic Direction of A E Filmer; by arrangement with Barry Jackson, Esq., the Entire Production of Scenery and Dresses, designed by Paul Shelving, as used at the Repertory Theatre, Birmingham [4pp, 5.6x8.75; somewhat rumpled, with folds and minor edge damage, but very uncommon] £4

1923: YOU NEVER CAN TELL - George Bernard Shaw (Pavilion Theatre, Whitechapel Road) The People's Theatre Company in the Second of a Series of Modern Plays: Ernest Milton, Gerald Jerome, John H Moore, D Campbell Gullan, Orlando Barnett, Walter McEwen, Helen Coram, Dorothy Taylor, Alix Grein, Phyllis Relph; Season under the Artistic Direction of A E Filmer [4pp, 5.6x8.75; somewhat rumpled, with minor edge damage, but very uncommon] £4

1923: GHOSTS - Henrik Ibsen (Pavilion Theatre, Whitechapel Road) The People's Theatre Company in the Third of a Series of Modern Plays: Alix Grein, Ernest Milton, Orlando Barnett, Charles Marford, Beatrice Filmer; Season under the Artistic Direction of A E Filmer [4pp, 5.6x8.75; with two related newsclippings; somewhat rumpled, with minor edge damage, but very uncommon] £4

1923: THERESE RAQUIN - Emile Zola, translated by Teixeira De Mattos (Pavilion Theatre, Whitechapel Road) The People's Theatre Company in the Fourth of a Series of Modern Plays: Gerald Jerome, Ernest Milton, Alix Grein, Muriel Hope, Orlando Barnett, Dorothy Taylor, John H Moore; Season under the Artistic Direction of A E Filmer [4pp, 5.6x8.75; with two newsclipping reviews; somewhat rumpled, with spine and edge damage, but very uncommon] £4

1923: THE LILIES OF THE FIELD - J Hastings Turner (Ambassadors) J H Roberts, Edna Best, Meggie Albanesi, Austin Trevor, Hilda Bruce-Potter, Gwynne Whitby, Gertrude Kingston, John Garside, Clifford Mollison, Ruth Taylor, Margaret Carter, Nancie Parsons; dir:Basil Dean [20pp, 5.5x8.5 Magazine Programme; cast list, credits, synopsis of scenes etc.; three front pages rumpled, else VG] £3

1926: THE LAST OF MRS CHEYNEY - Frederick Lonsdale (St James's Theatre) Gerald du Maurier, Gladys Cooper, Henry Wolston, Ronald Squire, Basil Loder, J Smith Wright, Frank Lawton, E H Paterson, A Harding Steerman, Ellis Jeffreys, May Whitty, Mabel Sealby, Gladys Gray, Violet Campbell; dir:Gerald du Maurier [20pp, 5.5x8.5; Magazine Programme, cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, extensive articles, photograph of Miss Ellis Jeffreys w.interview; a few marks else VG] £5

1926: THE BEST PEOPLE - Gray/Hopwood (Lyric) Nora Swinburne, Ian Hunter, Olga Lindo [8pp; 7x9.25; a few marks else VG] £3

1927: THE GHOST TRAIN - Arnold Ridley (Garrick) Mary Clare, Richard Bird [20pp, 5.5x8.5; Magazine Programme No.631; a few marks else VG] £4

1927: BURLESQUE - George Manker Watters and Arthur Hopkins (Plymouth Theatre, New York) Barbara Stanwyck, Paul Porter, Hal Skelly, Charles D Brown, Jack B Shea, Eileen Wilson, Pauline Dee, Ruth Holden, Mitty DeVere, Ralph Theadore, Oscar Levant, Wilkie Dodsworth, Joseph Burton; dir:Arthur Hopkins [36pp, 5.25x7.75 Magazine Programme; cast list, articles, sketches, advertisements, seating plan etc.; slightly rumpled, staples rusty, else VG] £4

1928: THE RINGER - Edgar Wallace (Theatre Royal, Leeds) Brian O'Dare, Yourke Challoner, Drew Mackintosh, Sydney Benson, Charles Barrett, Oliver Johnston, Kathleen Carroll, Ida Long, Bernard Lea, Franklin Silver, Steve Murtagh, Iris Vandeleur, Derek Mitchell, Peter Collins, Frank Foy, Jack Armitage [12pp; cast, credits, synopsis of scenes, production photo; the Great Success Direct from Wyndham's Theatre; VG] £3

1928: MARIGOLD (Kingsway) Angela Baddeley, Deering Wells, Katie Johnson, Jean Cadell, Beatrice Wilson, Athole Stewart; dir:Norman Page [24pp; Magazine Programme No.674; VG] £4

1928: THE MOLLUSC - Hubert Henry Davies (Comedy Theatre) Joseph Coyne, Edmond Brean, Constance Collier, Cecily Byrne; dir:Athole Stewart [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, VG] £4

1929: THE FIRST MRS FRASER - St John Ervine (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Marie Tempest, Henry Ainley, Robert Andrews, Margaretta Scott, Ursula Jeans [12pp, 7.25x9.75; cast list, credits, synopsis of scenes, programme of music, large photos of Marie Tempest, Henry Ainley, and Ursula Jeans; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1929: THE FIRST MRS FRASER - St John Ervine (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Marie Tempest, Henry Ainley, Robert Andrews, Margaret Riddick, Eileen Peel [12pp, 7.25x9.75; cast list, credits, synopsis of scenes, programme of music, large photos of Marie Tempest, Henry Ainley, and Ursula Jeans; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1929: THE FIRST MRS FRASER - St John Ervine (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Marie Tempest, Henry Ainley, Robert Andrews, Margaretta Scott, Ursula Jeans [4pp, 7.75x10.25; cast list, credits, synopsis of scenes, programme of music; slightly rumpled w.horizontal crease, else VG] £3

1929 (19-31 August): MALVERN FESTIVAL SOUVENIR (Malvern Theatre)
The G B Shaw plays presented during the 1929 Festival were, THE APPLE CART, BACK TO METHUSELAH! (all 5 parts), CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA, and HEARTHBREAK HOUSE. This attractive souvenir contains information about the Festival, a photo and biography of George Bernard Shaw, an article about Malvern (illustrated with 5 photos), notes on the Plays, full programme of the Festival, an article w.photo about Barry Jackson and the Birmingham Repertory Theatre, biographies w.photos of H K Ayliff (producer) and Paul Shelving (designer), Theatre Seating Plan and 4 photos of the foyer and interior of the Malvern Theatre, and over 40 photos of the staff and the actors appearing in the Festival, including Cedric Hardwicke, Edith Evans, Dorothy Holmes-Gore, Eileen Beldon, Charles Carson, Scott Sunderland, Barbara Everest, Margaret Chatwin, James Carew, Matthew Boulton, Clifford Marquand, Julian D'Albie, Aubrey Mallalieu, Frank Moore, Antony Eustrel, Wallace Evennett, Eve Turner, Yvette Pienne, Isabel Thornton, Phyllis Shand, Daphne Heard, Harry Wilcoxon, Norman Claridge, H Lyon and many more [40pp enclosed in a protective cover; very slightly rumpled, else VG; very uncommon] £8

Plays: 1930

1930: THE BARRETTS OF WIMPOLE STREET - Rudolf Besier (Queen's)
Cedric Hardwicke, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Eileen Beldon, Barry K Barnes, Douglas Quayle, Joan Barry, Scott Sunderland, Marjorie Mars, Harry Wilcoxon; dir:H K Ayliff [20pp, 5.5x8.5; 5 photos; minor marks on cover, tiny edge bite, else VG] £5

1930 (April 8th, Dress Rehearsal): B J ONE - Commander Stephen King-Hall (Globe Theatre) Adair Wounded Fund: Douglas Burbridge, Henry Hewitt, Maxwell Low, Robert Ernest, Richard Gray, Martin Walker, Michael Shepley, William Home, Hugh Metcalfe, Ian Fleming, John Garside, A Scott-Gatty, Basil Loder, Alan Stevenson, James Carter, Bert Randall, Perceval Clark, T Robinson, George Goodey, Robert Gates, Clifford Bartlett, Ormiston Miller, Ian Harding, Maurice Jones, John Tubb, Maxwell Low, Andrew Leigh; dir:Reginald Bach [single sheet 5.5x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes; light folds, else VG] £1

1930 (September 8th, Dress Rehearsal): STREET SCENE - Elmer Rice (Globe Theatre) Adair Wounded Fund: Abraham Sofaer, Grace Mills, Margaret Moffat, Karen Christensen, *Master Charles Hawtrey, Mary Servoss, Conway Washburne, David Landau, Edgar K Bruce, Douglas Jeffries, Miriam Elliott, Campbell Logan, Mary Grew, Stanley Vilven, Agnes Lauchlan, Nathalie Lynn, *Josephine Huntley Wright, *Henry Brice, Leonard Sachs, Erin O'Brien-Moore, Jack Minster, Peggy of Battersea (as Queenie), Millicent Green, Alan D'Urai, Charles Farrell, A W Tyrer, Michael Curwen, Leonard Calvert, Dr Giannini, Arthur Brander, Constance Cumber, Aileen Wood, Jacqueline Arnold, Percy Standing, Bernard Howard, Sydney Benson, Clifford Cobb, Helen Trevelyan, Antoinette Conland, T B O'Loghlen, Harry Hayward, Forbes MacLean, Mona Harrison, Charles Hughes; dir:Elmer Rice (* = pupils of Italia Conti) [single sheet 5.5x10; cast list, synopsis of scenes; light folds, minor marks, else VG] £2

1930 (October 22nd, Dress Rehearsal): INTERFERENCE - Roland Pertwee and Harold Dearden (New Scala Theatre) Adair Wounded Fund: G Ross Waller, Stanley Farmer, J Dundas Grant, Fred Bantock, N Patrick Wemyss, Lister Morrah, Edward McBride, Cyril H Fitch, Noel Raine, W Byard Thomas, Mary Shawgrove, Lena M Hoyle, G Cranage, Cynthia V Anderson, Constance Redcliffe (The Selfridge Players); dir:Harry Gillmore [single sheet 5.5x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes; with two tickets; light folds, else VG] £1

1930 (December 3rd): TWELVE HOURS - John Willard (Comedy Theatre) Adair Wounded Fund: Martita Hunt, Eric Maturin, Douglas Burbridge, Phyllis Thomas, Hugh Williams, H Saxon-Snell, Jessie Winter, Charles Quartermaine, D J Williams, Charles Carson; dir:Reginald Bach [single sheet 5.5x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes; light folds, else VG] £1

1930: FRENCH LEAVE - Berkeley (Vaudeville) Emlyn Williams, Madeleine Carroll, Charles Groves, Edward Scott-Gatty; dir:Eille Norwood [12pp; 4 cast photos; minor marks, else VG] £3

1930: A MURDER HAS BEEN ARRANGED - Emlyn Williams (St James's) Margaretta Scott, Henry Kendall, Veronica Turleigh, Amy Veness [20pp, 4 photos; slightly grubby, else VG] £3

1930: CAPE FORLORN - Frank Harvey (Fortune) Edmund Willard, Marda Vanne, Louis Bradfield; dir:Tom Walls [20pp, 7.4x9.75; 4 photos; foxing and fold to cover, minor marks, else VG] £4

Plays: 1931

1931: IT'S A BOY! - Austin Melford (New Strand Theatre) Sydney Howard, Leslie Henson, Austin Melford, Connie Ediss, Henry Crocker, Vesta Sylva, Marjorie Brooks, Muriel Montrose; dir:Leslie Henson and Austin Melford [28pp, 5.5x8.5 Magazine Programme No.846; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, 7 photos; slightly grubby and rumpled, else VG] £4

1931: THE IMPROPER DUCHESS - James B Fagan (Globe) Frank Cochrane, Granville Ferrier, Claude Whinney, Eugene Leahy, George F Ide, Ruth Peterson, Frank Cellier, James Solomon, Andrea Malandrino, Harry J Clifford, Yvonne Arnaud, Annie Esmond, Julie Suedo, Hartley Power, John Laurie, Winifred Oughton; dir:James B Fagan [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, 2 cast photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1931: AND SO TO BED - James B Fagan (Globe) Frank Cellier, Yvonne Arnaud, Joan Hay, Marie Delphin, Tony Sympson, Emma Williams, Edward Green, Winifred Oughton, John Laurie, George Blackwood, Andrea Malandrino, Kitty de Leigh, Rita Varian, Zena Howard, Hugh Metcalfe, Allan Jeayes; dir:Henderson Storie [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, 3 cast photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1931: GRAND HOTEL - Vicki Baum, adapted by Edward Knoblock (Adelphi) Elena Mirmova, Ursula Jeans, Ivor Barnard, Hugh Williams, Lyn Harding, Ernest Milton, Marjorie Gabain, Harold Scott, George Merritt, Griffith Humphries, Cyril Fairlie, Philip Brandon, Leonard Shepherd, Basil Loder, Reginald Atkinson, Vincent Holman, Gerald Case, Betty Lynne, Edward Dagnall, Margaret Watson, Everley Gregg, Betty Freeman, Drelincourt Odlum, Tom Woods, Alexander Sarner, David Homan; dir:Raymond Massey [28pp, 5.6x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, 16 production photos; centre pages loose, else VG] £4

1931: OTHER GATES - Bertha N Graham (Grafton) Frederick Cooper, Margery Bryce, Denis Green [4pp; VG] £2

Plays: 1932

1932: ANOTHER LANGUAGE - Rose Franken (Lyric) Mary Jerrold, Marcus Barron, Douglas Jefferies, Winifred Oughton, Margot Sieveking, Gilbert Davis, Charles Mortimer, Dora Barton, Celia Johnson, Herbert Marshall, Louis Hayward; dir:Auriol Lee [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, 3 cast photos and 2 production photos; minor edge damage, else VG] £4

1932: THE MIDSHIPMAID - Ian Hay and Stephen King-Hall (Shaftesbury) Jane Baxter, A W Baskomb, Clive Currie, Charlton Morton, Basil Foster, Muriel Dole, Marjorie Playfair, Kathleen Kelly, Michael Shepley, Peter Mather, Desmond Marshall, Roger Maxwell, Ivy Des Voeux, Terence Downing; dir:Campbell Gullan [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, 3 cast photos and 4 production photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1932: ROAD HOUSE - Walter Hackett (Whitehall) Marion Lorne, Godfrey Tearle, Christine Barry, Gordon Harker, Sheila Courtenay, Richard Gray, Charles Quartermaine, Neville Brook, Ronald Shiner; dir:Thomas Reynolds [28pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, 9 cast photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1932: TEN NIGHTS IN A BAR-ROOM A Temperance Drama by William W Pratt (Birmingham Repertory Theatre) Henry Fielding, Basil Bartlett, Graham Stuart, Charles Victor, Oswald Dale Roberts, Richard Caldicot, Philip Howard, Winifred Hindle, William J Rea, Jocelyn Huband, Mary Marvin, Sybil Arundale; dir:Maxwell Wray [20pp; A grand old melodrama with songs and music; title written on cover, minor marks, else VG] £3

1932: NIGHT OF THE GARTER - Avery Hopwood and Wilson Collison, revised by Austin Melford (Strand) Angela Baddeley, Austin Melford, Connie Ediss, Jane Welsh, Sydney Howard, Harold French, Jack Melford, Marjorie Brooks, Harold Warrender; dir:Leslie Henson and Austin Melford [24pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 6 cast photos; Magazine Programme No.924 (Nov 7th 1932); minor marks, else VG] £4

1932: IT'S A GIRL! - Austin Melford (Golders Green Hippodrome) Leslie Henson, Sydney Howard, Connie Ediss, Austin Melford [24pp, 5.5x8.5 Magazine Programme No.902; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, date on cover (11/6/32), slightly rumpled, minor discolourations, else VG] £3

1932: GAY ADVENTURE - Walter Hackett (Whitehall Theatre) Marion Lorne, Seymour Hicks, Nora Swinburne, Eric Maturin, Charles Quartermaine, Henry Cummings, Neville Brook; dir:Walter Hackett and Thomas Reynolds [24pp, 5.5x8.5; 4 excellent cast portraits, and 7 production photos; small bite out of cover, else VG] £4

1932: THE PRICE OF WISDOM - Lionel Brown (Ambassadors Theatre) Irene Vanbrugh, Walter Piers, Bella Wallis, Joan Henley, Whitmore Humphreys, Harvey Braban [24pp, 5.5x8.5 Magazine Programme No.905; cast list, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, centre pages loose, else VG] £3

1932: THE MIRACLE - Karl Vollmoeller (Lyceum) Tilly Losch, Leonide Massine, Glen Byam Shaw, Lyn Harding, Diana Manners; dir: Max Reinhardt, music: Engelbert Humperdinck, dances and ensembles: Leonide Massine, scenery and decorations: Professor Oskar Strnad, costumes: Oliver Messel [24pp, 5.5x8.5; 7 cast and production team photos, list of scenes and episodes, extensive 5-page synopsis; attractive programme for this famous production; minor marks, slight split at spine, else VG] £5

1932: FROM MORN TO MIDNIGHT - Georg Kaiser, trans:Ashley Dukes (Gate Theatre Studio) Peter Godfrey, Antony Eustrel, Noel Iliff, George Coulouris, Frances Clare, Derrick de Marney, Hermione Gingold; dir:Peter Godfrey [4pp; with table of "Stage expenses" for the Gate Theatre Studio during the 1928-29, 1929-30, 1930-31 seasons; attractive cover design by "Ashley"; folds, some foxing, else VG] £4

Plays: 1933

1933: TEN MINUTE ALIBI - Anthony Armstrong (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Roland Caswell, Anthony Ireland, Jessica Tandy, Robert Douglas, John Garside, George Merritt, T G Saville, Noel Carey; dir:Sinclair Hill [12pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits; 6 photos (2 cast, 4 production); VG] £4

1933: SWEET NELL OF OLD DRURY - Paul Kester (Prince's) Florence Jackson, Ambrose Day, Lawrence Baskomb, Norman Bowyer, George E Bancroft, Oliver Gordon, Lionel Marson, Alice Darch, Phyllis Neilson-Terry (as Nell Gwyn), Emerton Court, Ivan Samson, Matthew Boulton, Pascoe Thornton, Miriam Leighton, Phyllis Relph, Margaret Macdona, Alfred Rivers, George De Lara, Frederick Annerley, Peter Bourchier, George S Wray; dir:Charles Macdona [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits; 11 cast photos; VG] £4

1933: LADIES' NIGHT - Avery Hopwood, Charlton Andrews, Austin Melford, Douglas Furber (Aldwych) Sydney Howard, Austin Melford, Jack Hobbs, Maidie Hope, Jane Welsh, Olwen Roose, Muriel Montrose, Phyllis Loring, Brenda Lawless; dir:Leslie Henson and Austin Melford [24pp, 5.5x8.5 Magazine Programme No.977; 9 cast photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1933: NIGHT OF THE GARTER (Strand) Sydney Howard, Angela Baddeley, Connie Ediss, Austin Melford, Jane Welsh, Marjorie Brooks [24pp, 5.5x8.5; 6 cast photos; Magazine Programme; minor marks, detached from cover, else VG] £4

1933: FIFTY-FIFTY - Verneuil/Berr/Maltby (Aldwych) Ralph Lynn, J Robertson Hare, Maidie Hope, Mary Brough [24pp; Magazine Programme No.933; interesting articles; marks] £2

1933: THE ACE - Herman Rossmann, adapted by Miles Malleson (Lyric) Raymond Massey, Ketty Gallian, Ernest Jay, Dennis Wyndham, Robert Speaight, Franklyn Bellamy, Griffith Jones, W Cronin Wilson, Eric Berry, Bruno Barnabe, Wilfrid Lawson, Esme Percy, dir:Miles Malleson [24pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, credits, 2 cast photos and 4 further illustrative photos; minor marks, centre pages loose, else VG] £4

1933: THE LAKE - Dorothy Massingham (Piccadilly) Marie Ney, Esme Church, May Whitty, A R Whatmore, Alan Napier, Douglas Jefferies, Grace Allardyce, Zena Howard, Olwen Brookes, Laurier Lister, Willard Stoker, Drelincourt Odlum, Josephine Middleton, Kay Beynon, Frances Waring, Elliot Mason; dir:Tyrone Guthrie [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, credits, 6 cast photos; minor marks, else VG] £4

1933: WHEN LADIES MEET - Rachel Crothers (Lyric) Mary Newcomb, Owen Nares, Marie Tempest, Ann Todd, Ivan Samson, Cecil Ramage, Boris Ranevsky, dir:Rachel Crothers [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, 7 cast photos; minor marks, else VG] £4

1933: WHEN LADIES MEET - Rachel Crothers (Lyric) Mary Newcomb, Owen Nares, Marie Tempest, Ann Todd, Ivan Samson, George Relph, Boris Ranevsky, dir:Rachel Crothers [24pp, 5.5x8.5; 6 cast photos; rusty staples, centre pages loose, else VG] £4

1933: WHEN LADIES MEET - Rachel Crothers (Streatham Hill) Ann Todd, Owen Nares, Marie Tempest, Ivan Samson, George Relph, Boris Ranevsky, Mary Newcomb [24pp; Magazine Programme No.964; slightly rumpled, minor marks, else VG] £2

1933: BETWEEN FRIENDS (Shaftesbury) Basil Foster, Hugh Wakefield, Jimmy Godden, Marjorie Taylor, Madeleine Lambert, Athole Stewart, Cyril Smith, Muriel Dole [24pp; smart programme; 8 cast photos, 5 photos of past productions; minor marks, else VG] £4

1933: WHISTLING IN THE DARK - Laurence Gross/Edward Childs Carpenter (Comedy) Richard Bird, Billie Riccardo, dir:A R Whatmore [24pp; 3 large cast photos; cover partially spilt at spine, minor marks, else VG] £3

1933 (Nov): THE MAN WHO WAS FED UP - Frederick Witney (Embassy Repertory Theatre) Alastair Sim, Peggy Simpson, Henry Thompson, Barbara Couper, Brian Oulton; dir:Frank Birch [16pp, 6.5x8.5; minor marks, else VG] £4

1933-34: MARY OF SCOTLAND - Maxwell Anderson (Colonial Theatre, Boston, USA) Cecil Holm, William Jackson, Moroni Olsen, Jock McGraw, Philip Merivale, Maurice F Manson, Edward Trevor, Helen Hayes, Leonard Willey, Mary Michael, Helen Shea, Deane Willoughby, Cynthia Rogers, Helen Menken , George Coulouris, Anthony Kemble-Cooper, Edgar Barrier, Philip Leigh, Wilton Graff, Ernest Lawford, Charles Dalton, Stanley Ridges, Ernest Cossart, Quentin Anderson, Philip Foster; dir:Theresa Helburn [16pp, 6x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VVG] £3

1933: THE KEY - R Gore-Browne and J L Hardy (St.Martin's) Celia Johnson, Godfrey Tearle, Hugh Sinclair, Claude Horton, Anthony Shaw, Archibald Batty, W Graham Browne, Arthur Sinclair, George Dillon, David Morris; dir:Godfrey Tearle [12pp, 7.4x9.7; cast list, synopsis of scenes, 8 cast biographies, credits etc.; VG] £3

1933: HINKEMANN - Ernst Toller, translated by Vera Mendel (Gate Theatre Studio) Peter Godfrey, Ruth Taylor, Caroline Keith, Bruno Barnabe, Vendla Bong, Osmund Willson, John Gatrell, John Shelley, W E C Jenkins; dir:Peter Godfrey [4pp, 7.5x11; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; foxing, folds, else VG] £3

Plays: 1934

1934: ADMIRALS ALL - Ian Hay and Stephen King-Hall (Cambridge Theatre) Rupert Siddons, Henry Thompson, Beatrice Boarer, Miriam Seegar, Aubrey Mather, Ian Colin, John Eastwood, Terence Downing, Geoffrey Sumner, Graham Pockett, Harold Arneil, A Caton Woodville, Humphrey Morton, Jack Hobbs, J H Edwin, Ursula Hirst, Constance Travers, Edward Harben, Clive Currie, Mary Anstey; dir:Frank Cellier [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 4 cast photos; light vertical bend, else VG] £4

1934: SWEET ALOES - Jay Mallory (Wyndham's) Margaret Withers, Josephine Dent, Frances Waring, Diana Wynyard, Frank Allenby, Alan Napier, Evelyn Evers, Hartley Power, Ernest Trimmingham, Katherine Wilson, Maureen O'Moor, Jack Allen, Mercia Swinburne; dir:Tyrone Guthrie [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 5 production photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1934: LADIES' NIGHT - Avery Hopwood, Charlton Andrews, Austin Melford, Douglas Furber (Aldwych) Sydney Howard, Austin Melford, Jack Hobbs, Maidie Hope, Jane Welsh, Olwen Roose, Muriel Montrose, Rachel Fry, Brenda Lawless, Yollande Terrell; dir:Leslie Henson and Austin Melford [24pp, 5.5x8.5 Magazine Programme No.988; 7 cast photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1934: COUNSELLOR-AT-LAW - Elmer Rice (Piccadilly) Birmingham Repertory Company: Hugh Miller, Charles Victor, Edie Martin, Elspeth Duxberry, Vivienne Bennett, Donald Eccles, Newton Blick; dir:Herbert M Prentice [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits; slightly grubby, very minor internal damage, else VG] £3

1934: VINTAGE WINE - Seymour Hicks and Ashley Dukes (Daly's) Seymour Hicks, Claire Luce, Julia Neilson, Diana Churchill, A Bromley Davenport, Hayley Bell [12pp, 5.5x8.5; 3 excellent cast portraits; date on cover (14/8/34), rusty staples, slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1934: TOUCH WOOD - C L Anthony (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Marie Ney, Flora Robson, Ian Hunter, Dorothy Hyson, Dennis Arundell, Frank Pettingell; dir:Basil Dean [20pp; minor marks, else VG] £4

1934: TOUCH WOOD - C L Anthony (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Marie Ney, Edith Sharpe, Ian Hunter, Dorothy Hyson, Dennis Arundell, Frank Pettingell; dir:Basil Dean [16pp; cast list, 4 cast photos, list of scenes, credits; rusty staples, else VG] £4

1934: THE MOON IS RED - Dension Clift/Frank Gregory (Daly's) Joyce Bland, Helen Goss, Hugh Miller, George Curzon, Eille Norwood, Austin Trevor; dir:Frank Gregory [12pp; minor marks, else VG] £3

1934: EMIL AND THE DETECTIVES - Kaestner (Vaudeville) People's National Theatre production: Tony Wickham Jones, Cecil Trouncer, Billy Thatcher and many others; dir:Henry Cass [16pp; slightly grubby, minor marks, else VG] £3

1934: HALF-A-CROWN - Douglas Furber/Arnold Ridley (Aldwych) Sydney Howard, Eileen Peel, Nigel Patrick, Malcolm Keen, Rosalind Atkinson, John Mortimer; dir:Leslie Henson [12pp; minor marks, else VG] £3

1934: THE GREEKS HAD A WORD FOR IT - Zoe Akins (Duke of York's) Hermione Baddeley, Angela Baddeley, Margaret Rawlings, Robert Newton, Clive Morton; dir:A R Whatmore [12pp; minor marks, else VG] £4

1934: LIVING DANGEROUSLY - Reginald Simpson/Frank Gregory (Streatham Hill) George Relph, Madge Saunders, Wilfred Caithness; dir:Leslie Henson [24pp; Magazine Programme No.1033; minor marks, else VG] £3

1934: YOUTH AT THE HELM - Hubert Griffith from the original by Paul Vulpius (Westminster Theatre) Alastair Sim, David Bird, Townsend Whitling, Vera Lennox, Fred Royal, Jack Melford, Marcus Barron, O B Clarence, Margery Morris, Walter Horsbrugh, Hamlyn Benson, C M Hallard, George Weir, dir: Harold French [12pp, 7.25x9.5; cast list, credits, incidental music, notes on the British Drama League, biographies of Hubert Griffith and Harold French, notes on the Westminster Theatre Club etc.; rusty staples, light foxing, else VG] £4

1934: RICHARD OF BORDEAUX - Gordon Daviot (Theatre Royal, Brighton) Glen Byam Shaw, Angela Baddeley, Robert Morley, Alan Webb, Frith Banbury, Charles Cautley, Richard Warner, Antony Eustrel; dir:Bernard Gordon, music:Herbert Menges [8pp, 7.4x9.75; an attractive programme, with a production photo; uncommon; minor marks, else VG] £5

Plays: 1935

1935: PYGMALION - Bernard Shaw (Cambridge Theatre) Ann Casson, Phyllis Relph, George de Lara, Geoffrey Lumsden, Margaret Rawlings (as Eliza Doolittle), E Bellenden Clarke, Esme Percy (as Professor Higgins), Francis Baker-Smith, Patience Rignold, Frank Bertram, Barbara Everest, Toska Von Bissing; dir:Esme Percy [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 5 photos; VG] £4

1935: SWEET ALOES - Jay Mallory (Wyndham's) Margaret Withers, Josephine Dent, Frances Waring, Diana Wynyard, Frank Allenby, Alan Napier, Evelyn Evers, Hartley Power, Ernest Trimmingham, Katherine Wilson, Maureen O'Moor, Jack Allen, Joyce Carey; dir:Tyrone Guthrie [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 5 production photos; date on cover, else VG] £4

1935: TEN MINUTE ALIBI - Anthony Armstrong (Phoenix) Roland Caswell, Anthony Ireland, Doris Hilditch, Bernard Lee, John Garside, George Merritt, Charles Hickman, Noel Carey; dir:Sinclair Hill [20pp, 5.4x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits; 3 production photos; VG] £4

1935: THE MIRACLE MAN - Seymour Hicks (Victoria Palace) Philip Ben Greet, Jack Minster, Ben Welden, J B Rowe, Richard Chichester, Seymour Hicks, Charles Quartermaine, S De Lisle, H Jones, Ernest Trimmingham, Thos. A Gravetta, John Hooker, Stanley Vilven, Sydney Benson, Harry Phydora, Patrick Baring, John Jacques, Richard Fairfax, Ellaline Terriss, Phyllis Thomas, Audrey Martyn, Margaret Watson, Barbara Deane, Kathleen Weston, Josephine Sangwin, Margaretta Scott; dir:Seymour Hicks [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 3 cast photos; VG] £4

1935: VICEROY SARAH - Norman Ginsbury (Phoenix) Irene Vanbrugh, Barbara Everest, Margaret Webster, Nell Carter, Harcourt Williams, George S Wray, Ian Fleming, John Allen, Philip Cunningham, Margaret Gaskin, Molly Looe, Christine Lindsay, Kathleen Tremaine, Robert Rendel, Charles Hickman, Ailsa Grahame, Pamela Clarence, G R Schjelderup, Sydney Seaward: dir:Tyrone Guthrie and Murray MacDonald [28pp, 5.5x8.5; 10 cast photos, 1 production photo; VG] £4

1935: VINTAGE WINE - Seymour Hicks and Ashley Dukes (Victoria Palace) Seymour Hicks, Phyllis Thomas, Julia Neilson, Ursula Jeans, Patrick Baring, Stanley Vilven, John Hooker [20pp, 5.5x8.5; 3 full-page cast photos; VG] £4

1935: ANTHONY AND ANNA - St John Ervine (Whitehall Theatre) Lucille Lisle, Harold Warrender, Morris Harvey, Fabia Drake, James Harcourt, Clive Morton, Jack Raine, Tom Gill, Irene Hentschel; produced by Irene Hentschel [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits etc.; 9 excellent cast portraits; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1935: TOVARICH - Jacques Duval, translated by Robert Sherwood (Lyric Theatre) Cedric Hardwicke, Eugenie Leontovich, Francis L Sullivan, Allan Aynesworth, Evelyn Roberts; dir:Gilbert Miller [24pp, 5.5x8.5; 5 excellent cast portraits; centre pages loose, cover slightly foxed, else VG] £4

1935: ESPIONAGE - Walter Hackett (Apollo) Marion Lorne, Frank Cellier, Edwin Styles, Jeanne Stuart, J H Roberts, Cyril Smith, Eric Maturin, Ronda Keane, Elvira Henderson [24pp; 9 photos; date written on cartoon-style cover; VVG] £3

Flora Robson, 1935 Postcard
Stars of the Stage: Series 1 [6"x4" BBC Hulton Picture Library postcard HPL 722; VG] £1

1935: CLOSE QUARTERS - W O Somin, adapted by Gilbert Lennox (Savoy) Flora Robson, Oscar Homolka; dir:Irene Hentschel [24pp; 3 photos; VG] £3

1935: SOMEONE AT THE DOOR - Campbell and Dorothy Christie (Comedy) Henry Kendall, Nancy O'Neil, William Fox [28pp; 7 photos; centre pages loose, else VG] £3

1935: THE DOMINANT SEX - Michael Egan (Aldwych) George Cross, Richard Bird, Diana Churchill, Rene Ray, Townsend Whitling, Rita Daniel, Ellen Pollock, Henry Hewitt; dir:John Fernald [28pp, 5.5x8.4; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits; 2 cast portraits, 2 production photos; VG] £4

1935?: THE UNGUARDED HOUR - Bernard Merivale, based on a play by Ladisllaus Fodor (Phoenix) Godfrey Tearle, Rachel Berendt, Malcolm Keen, Robert Gilbert, Atholl Fleming, Carl Harbord, Reginald Collins, Conway Dixon, E Vivian Reynolds, Leonard Sachs, Regina West, Margaret Damer, George Elton, Ronald Simpson, Noel Dainton, Jane Thaw, Malcolm Tearle; dir:Matthew Forsyth [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, credits etc.; 3 cast photos; VG] £3

1935: LE NOUVEAU TESTAMENT (Daly's) Sacha Guitry, Jacqueline Delubac, Betty Daussmond, Alice Beylat, Pauline Carton [20pp; 5 cast photos; minor marks, some damp damage, else VG] £3

1935 (Feb): CRIME AND PUNISHMENT - M Gaston Baty (Embassy Repertory Theatre) Stephen Haggard, Ann Wilton, Geoffrey Dale, Trevor Howard, John Garside, Brember Wills, Gertrude Sterroll; dir:John Fernald [16pp, 6.5x8.5; minor marks, else VG] £4

1935 (Feb): AT 8 A.M. - Jan Fabricius (Embassy Repertory Theatre) Marda Vanne, Wyndham Goldie, Shirley Bax, Evan Thomas, Margaret Carter; dir:John Fernald [16pp, 6.5x8.5; minor marks, else VG] £3

1935: MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL - T S Eliot (Mercury Theatre) Robert Speaight (as Thomas a Becket), Alfred Clark, Charles Petry, Frank Napier, Stuart Latham, Guy Spaull, Guy Belmore, G R Schjelderup, Norman Chidgey, E Martin Browne, Mary Christian, Marjorie Anderson, Cecilia Colley, Dorothy Gall, Muriel Judd, Lettice Haffenden, Elizabeth Latham, Katherine Stenhouse, Phoebe Waterfield; dir:E Martin Browne [4pp, 6.25x10; cast list, notes; The Properties made by BERNARD MILES; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1935: DISTINGUISHED GATHERING - James Parish (St Martin's) Frank Vosper, Barbara Couper, Keith Toms, Ivan Samson, Noel Hood, Sanchia Robertson, Mabel Terry-Lewis, Ronald Ward, John Garside, Joan Hickson, Roland Culver, Oliver Johnston, Henry Phillips, Weston Fields; dir:John Fernald [12pp, 7.5x9.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, cast biographies etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

1935: COINCIDENCE - Byers Robertson (St Martin's) Jack Hawkins, Ena Burrill, Antoinette Cellier, Anthony Shaw, Barry K Barnes, Lilian Mason, Ruth Wynn Owen; dir:Claud Gurney [12pp, 7.5x9.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, cast biographies etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

Plays: 1936

1936: WHITEOAKS - Mazo de la Roche (Playhouse) Nancy Price, Margery Bryce, Frank Birch, Oliver Johnston, Robert Newton, Ellis Irving, Patrick Boxill, Tony Wickham, Elizabeth Maude, J Lister-Williams, Jill Furse; dir:Nancy Price and Frank Birch [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, 8 cast photos etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

1936: SWEET ALOES - Jay Mallory (Victoria Palace) Wynne Clarke, Daphne Martyn, Gwen Clifford, Jane Milligan, Basil Langton, William Bradford, Christine Adrian, Peter Scott, Sam Henry, Jean Sugden, Patrick Ross, Beryl de Querton; dir:Martin Sabine [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1936: THE DOMINANT SEX - Michael Egan (Aldwych) George Cross, Richard Bird, Avice Landone, Erica Lloyd, Townsend Whitling, Rita Daniel, Ellen Pollock, Hugh Metcalfe; dir:John Fernald [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, 4 production photos etc.; date (29.6.36) on cover, else VG] £3

1936: TOVARICH - Jacques Duval, translated by Robert Sherwood (Lyric Theatre) Cedric Hardwicke, Eugenie Leontovich, Ina de la Haye, Allan Aynesworth, Eric Messiter, Leo Von Pokorny, Dorothy Hammond, Laura Smithson, Evelyn Roberts, Leueen MacGrath, John Buckmaster, Stanley Groome, Esther Kiss, Stella Rho, Francis L Sullivan; dir:Gilbert Miller [24pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, 5 cast photos etc.; date (August 1936) on cover, else VG] £4

1936: HOUSEMASTER - Ian Hay (Apollo) Frederick Leister, Tony Wickham, Robert Craven, J H Roberts, Lesley Burton, Hilda Trevelyan, Joan White, Winifred Willard, Rosalyn Boulter, Elizabeth Nolan, John Ford, Humphrey Morton, P Kynaston Reeves, H G Stoker, Henry Rayner, Derek Blomfield, Laurence T Kitchin; dir:Herbert Ryan [28pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, 9 company photos etc.; date on cover, light vertical bend, else else VG] £4

1936: SPRING TIDE - George Billam and Peter Goldsmith (Duchess) Arthur Hambling, Basil Radford, Louise Hampton, Arthur Sinclair, Nancy Hornsby, Mary Colley, Barry K Barnes, Robert Eddison, Patricia Burke, Geoffrey Edwards, Jane Thorburn, Knox Laing, Frederick T Cooper, Keith Toms, Jean Winstanley; dir:H K Ayliff [28pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, 6 cast photos and biographies etc.; minor marks, else VG] £4

1936: THE TWO BOUQUETS - Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon (Ambassadors) Frederick Ranalow, Joyce Barbour, George Benson, Adelaide Stanley, Edith Lee, Trefor Jones, Warren Jenkins, Gertrude Musgrove, James Page, Heather Boys, Eleanor Hallam; dir:Maxwell Wray [20pp, 5.5x8.5 (Magazine Programme No.1126); cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits etc.; edge tear to first two pages, writing on cover (including date: 23 September 1936), else VG] £1

1936: CHARLES THE KING - Maurice Colbourne (Lyric) Barry Jones (as King Charles I), Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies (as Queen Henrietta Maria), Brian Whittle, Jeanne MacIntyre, Morland Graham, Charles Hodges, Robert Holmes, Maurice Colbourne, Lambert Larking, Malcolm Russell, Joyce Kennedy, Stanley Drewitt, H O Nicholson, Stafford Hilliard, Carl Harbord, Ronald Waters, Stanley Groome, Guy Belmore, George Butler, Howell Davies, Hugh Grant, Gordon McLeod, Graveley Edwards, George Merritt, Betty Hardy, Harvey Braban, John Abbott, Reginald Jarman, Kenneth Villiers, Richard Watson, Noel Howlett, Hector Andrews, Joan Henley, Enid Brafield; dir:Maurice Colbourne, decor by Motley, music by Herbert Menges [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, 2 cast photos etc.; minor marks, very minor edge damage, else VG] £3

1936: THE KING'S LEISURE - Edith Savile and John Carlton (Daly's) Jane Welsh, Ernest Graham, Helen Haye, Kynaston Reeves, Alexander Archdale, Paul Cavanagh, Michael Shepley, Nora Swinburne, Jeanne Stuart, Lesley Burton, dir:Stanley Brightman [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, 5 cast photos; minor marks, else VG] £4

1936: THE WIND AND THE RAIN - Merton Hodge (Golders Green Hippodrome) Margaret Moffat, Desmond Ellis, Warwick Evans, John Sykes, Hamilton Dyce, Margaret Radcliffe, Sybil Davidson, Stuart Kern, J C Rattray [24pp, 5.5x8.5 Magazine Programme No.1105; synopsis of scenery, credits, production photo; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1936: THE FROG - Edgar Wallace, adapted by Ian Hay (Princes) John Mortimer, Albert Ward, Jack Hawkins, Gordon Harker, Christine Barry, Frank Pettingell, Hugh Burden, Herbert Lomas, Cyril Smith, Winifred Wright, Percy Parsons, Harold Franklin, David Marsh, Enid Wyld, Margery Clarke, Henry Thompson, Alfred Atkins, Dorothy Tetley, Arthur E Owen, George Manship, Garrett Hollick, Frank Barclay; dir:Herbert Bryan [24pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 6 full-page photos; date on cover, slightly grubby, else VG] £4

1936: AREN'T MEN BEASTS! - Vernon Sylvaine (Strand) Robertson Hare, Sylvia Coleridge, Iris Darbyshire, Frank Royde, John Mills, Alfred Drayton, Ruth Maitland, Jean Ormonde, Beryl Harrison, Ernest Jay, Fred Groves, Frederick Morant, Bligh Chesmond, Anne Boyd, Joyce Cathie; dir:Leslie Henson [24pp, 5.5x8.5 (Magazine Programme No.1134); cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, 9 cast photos etc,; date on cover, centre pages loose, else VG] £3

1936: PARNELL - Elsie T Schauffler (New) Margaret Rawlings, Wyndham Goldie, Marda Vanne, Glen Byam Shaw, Laurier Lister; dir:Norman Marshall [8pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits etc.; photographic cover; VG] £2

1936 (Jun): THE INSECT PLAY - The Brothers Capek, translated by Paul Selver, adapted by Nancy Price (Little Theatre) Edmund Willard, A Bromley-Davenport, Bobby Rietti, Julian Somers, Joyce Redman, Esmond Knight; dir:Nancy Price [20pp Magazine Programme No.1112; list of "The People's National Theatre" productions 1930-36; date written on cover, light vertical bend, else VG] £4

1936 (Oct): THE INSECT PLAY - The Brothers Capek, translated by Paul Selver, adapted by Nancy Price (Little Theatre) Edmund Willard, A Bromley-Davenport, Marta Mitrovich, James Lytton, Joyce Redman, Jack Allen; dir:Nancy Price [24pp Magazine Programme No.1128; 2 photos; list of "The People's National Theatre" productions 1930-36; centre pages loose, else VG] £4

1936: THE MAN IN DRESS CLOTHES - Seymour Hicks, from the French of A Picard and Yves Mirande (Victoria Palace) Seymour Hicks, Stanley Vilven, Patrick Baring, John Hooker, Charles Cameron, Ian Jarvis, Sydney Tafler, John Grey, William Brown, Alfred Smith, Raf de la Torre, Warwick Evans, Morris Harper, Peter Coke, Harry Phydora, Margaretta Scott, Audrey Scott, Phyllis Thomas, Polly Emery, Elizabeth Vaughan, Doris Clemence, Joan Lawson, Elizabeth Kent, Averil St.John, Deirdre Studd, Barbara Deane, Grace Russell [20pp, 5.4x8.4; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 3 big cast photos; VG] £4

1936: AFTER OCTOBER - Rodney Ackland (Aldwych) Mary Clare, Merle Toddenham, Griffith Jones, Iris Baker, Peter Godfrey, Henry Caine, Gwladys Evan Morris, Ursula Marx, Geoffrey Denys, Diana Beaumont, John Moody; dir:A R Whatmore [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 6 company photos; VG] £3

1936: AFTER OCTOBER - Rodney Ackland (Aldwych) Mary Clare, Eileen Sturgeon, Godfrey Kenton, Iris Baker, Peter Godfrey, Henry Caine, Gwladys Evan Morris, Ursula Marx, Jack Twyman, Diana Beaumont, John Moody; dir:A R Whatmore [24pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 6 cast photos; VG] £3

1936: 3 MEN ON A HORSE - John Cecil Holm and George Abbott (Wyndham's) Romney Brent, Bernard Nedell, Claire Carleton, William Butler Hixon, Tucker McGuire, David Burns, Edmond Ryan, Maurice Freeman, Ralph Chambers, Sara Seegar, Jack Arnold [28pp; cast photos and biographies; small bite out of back cover, minor marks, else VG] £4

1936: CALL IT A DAY - Dodie Smith (Globe) Fay Compton, Owen Nares, Patricia Hilliard, Valerie Taylor, Austin Trevor, Marie Lohr; dir:Basil Dean [20pp; 7 cast photos, minor marks, else VG] £4

1936: SOMEONE AT THE DOOR - Dorothy and Campbell Christie (Streatham Hill) Henry Kendall, Iris Travers, Lewis Stringer, Francis de Wolff [24pp; Magazine Programme No.1103; minor marks, else VG] £4

1936 (Oct): PLOT TWENTY-ONE - Rodney Ackland (Embassy Repertory Theatre) Molly Rankin, Avice Landone, Clare Greet, John Ruddock, Margaret Scudamore, Jack Livesey; dir:Rodney Ackland and Harold Clayton [12pp, 6.5x8.5; minor marks, slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1936: VINTAGE WINE - Semour Hicks and Ashley Dukes, and IT'S YOU I WANT - Maurice Braddell (Regal, Minehead) Seymour Hicks and His Full London Company [4pp, 7.2x9.25; cast lists, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £1

1936: A BRIDE FOR THE UNICORN - Denis Johnston (Westminster Theatre) Godfrey Kenton; dir:Denis Johnston, music:Arthur Duff [8pp, 7.25x9.6; Longford Production; staples rusted away, else VG] £2

1936: WASTE - Harley Granville-Barker (Westminster) Stephen Murray, Nina Boucicault, Mary Hinton, Gillian Scaife, Mary Macowan, Catherine Lacey, A Scott-Gatty, Cecil Trouncer, Robert Dalzell, Nicholas Hannen (as Henry Trebell), Bridget Phelps, Harcourt Williams, Gibb McLaughlin, Felix Aylmer (as Cyril Horsham), Alfred Gray, Mark Dignam; dir:Harley Granville-Barker and Michael Macowan; decor:Peter Goffin [8pp; centre pages loose, minor marks, else VG] £2

1936 (Dec): THE CHILDREN'S HOUR - Lillian Hellman (Gate Theatre Studio) Audrey Orme, Vera Hurst, Hilary Windsor, Joan Newell, Annabel Maule, Jenny Lovelace, Pamela Standish, Mavis Edwards, Ursula Jeans, Valerie Taylor, Leo Genn, Enid Lindsey, Mary Merrall, Michael Morice; dir:Norman Marshall and Reginald Beckwith [4pp, 7x11; minor marks, else VG; uncommon] £4

Plays: 1937

1937 (26th December): PORTRAIT OF A LADY - Rex Fisher (Embassy Theatre) Adair Wounded Fund: James Dale, William Harcourt, Nan Marriott-Watson, Curigwen Lewis, Ivan Brandt, Edward Sinclair, Mary Jackson, Frederick Peisley, Gabrielle Casartelli, Alan Wheatley, Charles Maunfell, Mary Glynne; dir:Olga Lino [single sheet 5.25x7.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits; light folds, else VG] £1

1937: THE AMAZING DR. CLITTERHOUSE - Barre Lyndon (Savoy) Phyllis Thomas, Malcolm Keen, Warburton Gamble, Charles Mortimer, Charles Farrell, Elizabeth Astell, Vincent Holman, Leslie Beach, Ronald Shiner, Patrick Susands, Hugh E Wright, Tristan Rawson; dir:Claud Gurney [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, etc.; date on cover (4.9.37), else VG] £2

1937: GEORGE AND MARGARET - Gerald Savory (Wyndham's) Ann Casson, Noel Howlett, Joyce Barbour, Nigel Patrick, Jane Baxter, John Boxer, Ronald Ward, Irene Handl; dir:Richard Bird [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, 2 cast photos, credits, etc.; VG] £4

1937: HOUSEMASTER - Ian Hay (Aldwych) J H Roberts, Tony Wickham, Robert Craven, Lawrence Hanray, Jean Webster Brough, Hilda Trevelyan, Joan White, Winifred Willard, Lesley Burton, Jacqueline Squire, Richard Ainley, Humphrey Morton, P Kynaston Reeves, H G Stoker, Alfred Ayre, Miles Byrne, Laurence Kitchin; dir:Herbert Bryan [24pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, 3 cast photos, credits, etc.; date on cover (17.2.37), else VG] £3

1937: THE TWO BOUQUETS - Eleanor and Herbert Farjeon (Garrick) Frederick Ranalow, Joyce Barbour, George Benson, Laura Gorton, Edith Lee, Trefor Jones, Warren Jenkins, Gertrude Musgrove, James Page, Heather Boys, Eleanor Hallam; dir:Maxwell Wray [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, 6 cast photos, credits, etc.; VG] £3

1937: VICTORIA REGINA - Laurence Housman (Lyric) Richard Whitehorn, Allan Aynesworth (as Lord Conyngham), Douglas Jefferies, Jane Vaughan, Irma Cioba, Pamela Stanley (as Victoria), Carl Esmond (as Prince Albert), Albert Lieven, Frank Arlton, John Garside, Harry Andrews, David Bevan, Peter Stretton, Donald Fergusson, Pamela Carme, Frances Clare, Enid Lindsey, John H Moore, Frank Randell, Mabel Terry-Lewis (as Duchess of Sutherland), Penelope Dudley Ward, Edward Jones, James Woodburn, David Burney, Ernest Milton (as Disraeli), Owen Griffith, Muriel Pavlo, Brian Whittle, Jack Krantz, Philip Mahon, Godfrey Bond, Lynette Tearle, Clarence Bigge, Marjery Caldicott, Stella Rho, Mavis Edwardes, Audrey Russell, June Melville; dir:Norman Marshall, des:Rex Whistler [40pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, 9 large cast and production photos, credits, etc.; a substantial programme; VG] £5

1937: THANK YOU, MR PEPYS! - W P Lipscomb (Shaftesbury) Barry K Barnes (as King Charles II), Douglas Matthews, Henry Oscar, Robert Gilbert, B Marsh Dunn, Colin Kent, Edmund Gwenn (as Samuel Pepys), Hugh Latimer, Norman Atkyns, Bartlett Mullins, Henry Hutteroth, Alexander Sarner, Charles Groves, Harold Scott, Stella Bonheur, Norman Scace, Elizabeth Vaughan, Marjorie Mars, John Clegg, Richard Cowie, Phillip Greene, Reginald Francis, Clay Hardy, Stanley Haines, Frank Kingsley, Arnold Lever, Arnold Locke, P L O'Brien, Stanley Payne, David Reed, Peter Shaw, George Smith-Beal, David Wilson, Judy Bacon, Judy Lipscomb, Doreen Oscar; dir:Miles Malleson and William Mollison [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, programme of music, programme notes, 5 cast and production photos, credits, etc.; VG] £4

1937: JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK - Sean O'Casey (Saville) Vera Cook, John Irwin, Sara Allgood, Robert Sansom, Paul Farrell, Tony Quinn, Harry Beatty, Colum Reader, Charles Peters, Maire O'Neill, Kitty Kirwan, Monica Stirling, J C Bland, Will Leighton, John Bryning, Charles Maunsell, Tom McCabe; dir:Arthur Sinclair [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, etc.; loose from one staple, else VG] £3

1937: CANDIDA - Bernard Shaw, and LOVE AND HOW TO CURE IT - Thornton Wilder (Globe) Edward Chapman, Athene Seyler, Wendy Toye, Peter Copley, Nicholas Hannen, Geoffrey Edwards, Diana Wynyard, Stephen Haggard; dir:Tyrone Guthrie, Irene Hentschel [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, Author's Note, 5 cast photos, credits, etc.; VG] £4

1937: THE SQUEAKER - Edgar Wallace (Strand) Alastair Sim, Hartley Power, James Carew, Mercia Swinburne, Henry Wenman, Jane Carr, Edwin Ellis, George Relph, Atholl Fleming, Mary Kerridge, Rex Caldwell, Dorothy Oldfield, John Blagden; dir:Hartley Power [24pp, 5.5x8.5 Magazine Programme No.1155; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, note; 8 small cast photos; minor marks, else VG] £4

1937: MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL - T S Eliot (Duchess) Robert Speaight, Alfred Clark, Denis Carey, Frank Napier, Russell Napier, Guy Spaull, G R Schjelderup, Norman Chidgey, E Martin Browne; dir:E Martin Browne [24pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, press comment, historical information; VG] £4

1937 (w/c 5 July): A SPOT OF BOTHER - Vernon Sylvaine (Strand) Ruth Maitland, Janet Green, Phyllis Konstam, Alfred Drayton, Robertson Hare, Frank Royde, Edie Martin, Jeanne Stuart, Douglas Phillips, Griffiths Moss, Stuart Latham, Fred Withers, Clifford Buckton; dir:Leslie Henson [28pp, 5.5x8.5 (plain cover); Magazine Programme No.1168; 5 cast photos; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1937 (w/c 25 Oct): A SPOT OF BOTHER - Vernon Sylvaine (Strand) Ruth Maitland, Janet Green, Phyllis Konstam, Alfred Drayton, Robertson Hare, Frank Royde, Edie Martin, Griffiths Moss, Clifford Buckton, Jeanne Stuart, Douglas Phillips, Stuart Latham, Fred Withers; dir:Leslie Henson [24pp, 5.5x8.5; Magazine Programme No.1184; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits etc.; 5 cast photos; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1937: CHARLES THE KING - Maurice Colbourne (Lyric) Barry Jones (as King Charles I), Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies (as Queen Henrietta Maria), Brian Whittle, Jeanne MacIntyre, Morland Graham, Charles Hodges, Robert Holmes, Maurice Colbourne, Lambert Larking, Malcolm Russell, Joyce Kennedy, Stanley Drewitt, H O Nicholson, Stafford Hilliard, Carl Harbord, Ronald Waters, Stanley Groome, Guy Belmore, George Butler, Howell Davies, Hugh Grant, Gordon McLeod, Graveley Edwards, George Merritt, Betty Hardy, Harvey Braban, John Abbott, Reginald Jarman, Kenneth Villiers, Richard Watson, Noel Howlett, Hector Andrews, Joan Henley, Enid Brafield; dir:Maurice Colbourne, decor by Motley, music by Herbert Menges [16pp, 5.5x8.5 (blue/red/cream cover); cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, 2 cast photos etc.; minor edge damage, date stamp and title on cover, else VG] £2

1937: TIME AND THE CONWAYS - J B Priestley (Duchess) Rosemary Scott, Eileen Erskine, Raymond Huntley, Molly Rankin, Jean Forbes-Robertson, Barbara Everest (as Mrs Conway), Helen Horsey, Wilfred Babbage, Mervyn Johns, Alexander Archdale; dir:Irene Hentschel [28pp, 5.5x8.5; 11 cast photos and credits; VVG] £5

1937: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU - George S Kaufman and Moss Hart (St James's) Hilda Trevelyan, A P Kaye, Moya Nugent, Tristan Rawson, Edward Underdown [16pp; 3 cast photos; minor marks, else VG] £4

1937 (Jun): LOVERS' MEETING - Gladys Hurlbut (Embassy) Gerald Savory, Barry Jones, Peggy Simpson, Ethel Griffies, Marda Vanne, Gina Malo, Edmon Ryan, Stanley Drewitt, John Martin; dir:Margaret Webster [16pp, 5.4x8.3; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

1937: NIGHT ALONE - Jeffrey Dell (Embassy) Basil Cunard, Alexander Archdale, Richard Bird, Julian Somers, Helen Horsey, Howard Devonshire, Beryl Measor, Barbara MacLeod, Anna Konstam, Margot Landa, Michael Dyne, Denis Val-Norton, Hugh Metcalfe; dir:Henry Cass [16pp, 5.4x8.3; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

1937: THE FROG - Edgar Wallace, adapted by Ian Hay (Princes) John Mortimer, Albert Ward, Jack Hawkins, Gordon Harker, Christine Barry, David Marsh, Hugh Burden, Herbert Lomas, Cyril Smith, Winifred Wright, Percy Parsons, Harold Franklin, Dempsey Stuart, May Entwhistle, Margery Clarke, Henry Thompson, Alfred Atkins, Dorothy Tetley, Arthur E Owen, George Manship, Garrett Hollick, Frank Barclay, Claude Farrow; dir:Herbert Bryan [24pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 6 full-page photos; minor marks, centre pages loose, else VG] £3

1937: BLACK LIMELIGHT (St James's) Margaret Rawlings, Lawrence Anderson, John Robinson, Ethel Coleridge, George Merritt, Buena Bent, Bernard Merefield, Campbell Gullan [16pp; 8 cast photos; minor marks, else VG] £4

1937: LONDON AFTER DARK (Streatham Hill Theatre) Marion Lorne, Freda Gaye, Robert Andrews, Cathleen Nesbitt, Antoinette Fontana; dir:Walter Hackett [24pp; Magazine Programme No.1188; centre pages loose, minor marks, else VG] £3

1937: AND THE MUSIC STOPPED - Noel Scott (Streatham Hill Theatre) Phyllis Dare, Edmund Willard, Bernard Lee, Ian Fleming; dir:Bernard Nedell [24pp; Magazine Programme No.1156; minor marks, else VG] £4

1937: I KILLED THE COUNT (Whitehall) Athole Stewart, George Merritt, Hugh E Wright, Meriel Forbes, Eric Maturin, Kathleen Harrison, Anthony Bushell, Antony Holles, Alec Clunes, Frederick Cooper, Barbara Francis, John Oxford [24pp; 14 photos; minor marks, else VG] £4

1937 (Apr): ANNA CHRISTIE - Eugene O'Neill (Westminster Theatre) Mark Dignam, Henry Ford, Donald Bisset, Alexander Knox, Anthony Howard, Edward Rigby, Marie Ault, Flora Robson (as Anna Christopherson), Philip King, Niall MacGinnis; dir:Michael MacOwan [12pp, 7.25x9.6; cast list, synopsis of scenes, programme note, credits etc.; VG] £4

1937 (Oct 5-16): YOUTH'S THE SEASON....? - Mary Manning (Westminster Theatre) Jean Anderson, Cathleen Delany, Kathleen Edwardes, Blake Gifford, Betty Chancellor, Niall MacGinnis, Cecil Brock, Harry Fine, Nigel Fitzgerald, Ronald Ibbs, Hamlyn Benson, Ninka Dolega, Doris Finn, Clodagh Garratt, Margot Davies; dir:Peter Powell [12pp, 7.25x9.6; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1937 (Oct 18-30): ANYTHING BUT THE TRUTH - Christine Longford (Westminster Theatre) Robert Hennessy, Jean Anderson, Betty Chancellor, Cathleen Delany, Clodagh Garratt, Hamlyn Benson, Blake Gifford, Ronald Ibbs, Robert Lepler; dir:Peter Powell [12pp, 7.25x9.6; cast list, synopsis of scenes, programme note, credits etc.; VG] £3

1937 (Nov 2-13): YAHOO - Earl of Longford (Westminster Theatre) Noel Iliff, Betty Chancellor, Eileen Ashe, Hamlyn Benson, Jean Anderson, Blake Gifford, Cathleen Delany, Harold Warren, Joyce Cathey, Ninka Dolega, Michael Acton Bond, Liam Gaffney; dir:Peter Powell [12pp, 7.25x9.6; cast list, synopsis of scenes, programme note, credits etc.; light horizontal fold, else VG] £4

1937 (Nov): MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA - Eugene O'Neill (Westminster Theatre) John Abbott, Craighall Sherry, Enid Price Hill, Mona Washbourne, Laura Cowie, Beatrix Lehmann, Jean Winstanley, John Ford, Reginald Tate, Mark Dignam, Philip Godfrey, Jean Moncrieff, Reyner Barton, Frank Napier, Robert Harris, Philip Godfrey, Waldo Wright; dir:Michael MacOwan, music:Brian Easdale, decor:Peter Goffin [12pp, 7.25x9.6; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; centre pages loose, marks on cover, else VG] £4

1937: ARISTOCRATS - Nicholai Pogodin (Unity Theatre Club) A Unity Theatre Collective production: no actors or director named; incidental music by Golubentsev (from the original Russian production), Prelude by Elizabeth Maconchy [4pp, 7.5x10.1; programme note, list of characters, synopsis of scenes, credits; Nikolai Pogodin's 1934 'comedy' play about the reforging of criminals on the White Sea Canal project; minor edge damage, else VG] £4

1937 (Feb): INVITATION TO A VOYAGE (L'Invitation au Voyage) - Jean-Jacques Bernard, translated by John Leslie Frith (Gate Theatre Studio) Vivienne Bennett, Margaret Fry, Andrew Cruickshank, Walter Fitzgerald, Robin Maule; dir:Reginald Beckwith [4pp, 7x11; minor marks, else VG; uncommon] £4

1937 (Mch): OUT OF SIGHT - Leslie and Sewell Stokes (Gate Theatre Studio) Roy Cambrian, Harry Hutchinson, Douglas Burbidge, Geoffrey Wearing, Brian Oulton, Robert Rendel, Michael Morice, John Robinson, Charles Lefeaux, Frank Foster, Vivienne Bennett, Phyllis Morris, Jill Furse; dir:Norman Marshall [4pp, 7x11; cast, synopsis of scenes, credits; foxing, folds, slight edge damage, else VG; uncommon] £3

1937 (Nov): THE UNQUIET SPIRIT - Jean-Jacques Bernard (Gate Theatre Studio) Catherine Lacey, Douglas Burbidge, Wallace Douglas, Stafford Byrne, Reginald Beckwith, Ann Morrison, Peter Scott [4pp, 7x11; minor marks, else VG; uncommon] £3

1937 (Dec): DISTANT POINT - A Afinogenov (Gate Theatre Studio) Walter Fitzgerald, Natalie Moya, Warren Jenkins, George Benson, Clement Hamelin, John Kevan, Josef Shellard, Anthony Compton, Judith Furse; dir:Hubert Griffith [4pp, 7x11; minor marks, else VG; uncommon] £4

Plays: 1938

1938: STORY OF AN AFRICAN FARM - Merton Hodge (New) Early Flyer Mary Clare, Curigwen Lewis, Michael Gough, Megs Jenkins; dir:Basil Dean [4pp, 5x7.5; minor marks, else VG] £1

1938: GEORGE AND MARGARET - Gerald Savory (Wyndham's) Ann Casson, Noel Howlett, Joyce Barbour, Nigel Patrick, Jane Baxter, John Boxer, Ronald Ward, Irene Handl; dir:Richard Bird [24pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, 2 cast photos, credits, etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1938: THE FLASHING STREAM - Charles Morgan (Lyric Theatre) Godfrey Tearle, Margaret Rawlings, Roger Maxwell, Leo Genn, Anthony Ireland, Laurier Lister, Marda Vanne, H G Stoker, Felix Aylmer, Desmond Roberts; dir:Peter Cresswell [24pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, 11 cast photos and 2 production photos, programme note; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1938: SHE WAS TOO YOUNG - Hilda Vaughan and Laurier Lister (New Theatre) Marie Ney, Edmund Gwenn, Alan Webb, Ann Todd, Barry Sinclair, Dorothy Hyson, Esme Percy, Richard Littledale, Katie Johnson; dir:Murray MacDonald [24pp; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, 4 production photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1938: ROOM SERVICE - John Murray and Allen Boretz (Strand) Hartley Power, Sarah Burton, Helen Gillett; dir:William Mendrek [24pp, 5.5x8.5; Magazine Programme; 3 cast photos; VG] £4

1938: GOODNESS, HOW SAD! - Robert Morley (Vaudeville) Jill Furse, Hugh Sinclair, Mary Merrall, Kathleen Boutall, Judith Furse, Frith Banbury, Arthur Hambling; dir:Tyrone Guthrie [24pp; Magazine Programme No.1244; 7 cast photos; staples rusty, centre pages loose, minor marks, else VG] £4

1938: GENEVA - G B Shaw (Saville) Ernest Thesiger, Cecil Trouncer, Walter Hudd, Alison Legatt, Alexander Knox [20pp; 5 excellent character photos; 2-page production note by Shaw w.photo; very minor marks, else excellent] £5

1938: GOLDEN BOY - Clifford Odets (St James's) Luther Adler, Lillian Emerson, Lee J Cobb; dir:Harold Clurman, sets:Mordecai Gorelik [20pp; 3 photos; note on 'The Group Theatre of New York'; remains of seal-sticker on cover, minor marks, else VVG] £4

1938: BABES IN THE WOOD - James Bridie (Embassy) Angela Baddeley, Alexander Knox, Louise Hampton, Ellen Pollock, Richard Caldicot; dir:Dennis Arundell [16pp; minor marks, else VG] £3

1938: ELISABETH OF AUSTRIA - Katriona and Elizabeth Sprigge (Garrick) Wanda Rotha, Gyles Isham, Richard Ainley, David King-Wood, Charles Hickman; dir:Campbell Gullan [16pp; 2 photos; vertical fold, else VG] £3

1938: ROOM FOR TWO - Gilbert Wakefield (Comedy) Elsie Randolph, Hugh Wakefield, Henry Kendall, Geoffrey Sumner, Margery Morris, Leon Von Pokorny; dir:Richard Bird [24pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 7 photos; minor marks, else VG] £4

1938 (w/c 14 Jun): BLACK LIMELIGHT - Gordon Sherry (Duke of York's) Daniel Mayer Company: Trevor Reid, Ethel Coleridge, Clare Brocklebank, Emmeline Lobley, Hilda Davies, Margaret Rawlings, Richard George, John Turnbull, Robert Moore, Eadie Palfrey, Lawrence Anderson, Bernard Merefield, John Robinson, Kingston Hardy, John Denham, Alan Martin; dir:Campbell Gullan [28pp, 5.5x8.5 (Magazine Programme No.1165); cast list, synopsis of scenes, 8 cast photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1938 (10th April): FULL HOUSE - Ivor Novello (Scala Theatre) Adair Wounded Fund: Betty Shafto, Doreen Waldron, Margaret Burkel, J Norman Wescott, John Bowles, Owena Newton, Ulick Burke, Charles E Denham, Cyril A Still, David Williams, Geoffrey B Hutchings, Laurence M Gilchrist (National Provincial Bank Dramatic Society); dir:Frank Woodbridge [single sheet 5.5x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits; light folds, else VG] £1

1938 (10th April): CALL IT A DAY - Dodie Smith (Scala Theatre) Adair Wounded Fund: Dorothy Bond, Fred Ellam, Dorrie Lardner, Martha Brown, Eric Harley, Mary Williams, Midge Godfrey, Hilda Cape, Stanley Hearn, Betty Moore, Ada Crundall, Archibald Murray, Mary Wix, Marjorie Morehouse, T Gordon Hemming, Peggy Pryke (The Vaudeville-Illyrians); dir:Harry Peach [single sheet 5.5x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits; light folds, else VG] £1

1938: DANGEROUS CORNER - J B Priestley (Westminster) Ruth Lodge, Winifred Hindle, Lesley Brook, Catherine Lacey, Stephen Murray, Michael Dennison, Robert Harris; dir:Michael Macowan [12pp, 7.25x9.7; cast list, synopsis of scenes, programme notes, cast biographies, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, minor marks, else VG] £4

1938: MARCO MILLIONS - Eugene O'Neill (Westminster) Griffith Jones, Stephen Murray, Max Adrian, Robert Harris, Michael Denison, Catherine Lacey, George Howe, Vera Hodson, Mario Francelli, George Woodbridge [16pp, 7.25x9.7; staples rusted out, rumpled, marks, else VG] £3

1938: BUSMEN - Living Newspaper No.1 (Unity Theatre Club) The Workers Theatre [4pp, 7.25x9.7; fascinating early social docu-drama, about the 1937 Bus Strike; 3 horizontal folds, minor marks, else VG] £2

Plays: 1939

1939: THEY WALK ALONE - Max Catto (Shaftesbury) Rene Ray, Carol Goodner, Beckett Bould, Alastair MacIntyre, Jimmy Hanley, Beatrix Lehmann, Peter Standfast; dir:Berthold Viertel [24pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 8 company photos; VG] £4

1939: THE JEALOUS GOD - Benn W Levy (Lyric) Alexander Knox, Patrick Barr, C V France, Constance Cummings, Frank Allenby, Allan Jeayes, Julian Andrews, Irene Vanbrugh, Phillada Sewell, Dorothy Dewhurst, Gabrielle Daye; dir:Benn W Levy [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 4 cast photos; rusty staples, minor marks, else VG] £4

1939: THE LOVE AND TO CHERISH - Michael Egan (Kingsway Theatre) Nellie Bowman, Lydia Sherwood, Laidman Browne, Mary Jones, Helen Horsey, Robert Beatty, Julian D'Albie, Naita Moore, dir:Henry Cass [20pp, 5.5x8.5 Magazine Programme No.1255; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 2 cast photos; rusty staples, minor marks, else VG] £4

1939 (w/c July 10th): NIGHT MUST FALL - Emlyn Williams (Chiswick Empire) John Dunkley, Frances Davie, Margery Weston, Michael Callan, Moya Macqueen Pope, Winifrede Nelson, Kay Delius, Sydney Bland, Anthony Marlowe; dir:John Dunkley [12pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; rusty staples, minor marks, else VG] £4

1939 (w/c July 17th): HOUSEMASTER - Ian Hay (Chiswick Empire) Jack Brown, Dane Gordon, Michael Callan, Sydney Bland, Kay Delius, Ethel Hope Johnstone, Gabrielle Day, Nora Patterson, Ruth Grundy, Denis Carew, Ian Stuart, Frederick Keen, Jack Denton, Hugh Munro, John Valentine, John Mann; dir:John Sykes [12pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; rusty staples, minor marks, else VG] £4

1939 (w/c 24th July): ALMOST A HONEYMOON - Walter Ellis (Chiswick Empire) T Arthur Ellis, Hamish Ligatt, William Hutchison, Moya Macqueen Pope, Kenneth Kove, Lorraine Clewes, John Blake; dir:Viola Compton [12pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; rusty staples, minor marks, else VG] £4

1939: GLORIOUS MORNING - Norman MacOwan (Whitehall) Olive Walter, Isola Strong, Christopher Quest, Herbert Lomas, Peggy Bryan, Kynaston Reeves, Reginald Tate, Terence O'Brien, Gilbert Davis, Henry Wolston, George Elton, Alfred Gray, Vincent Holman, Selma Vaz Dias, David Hallam, Deering Wells, Paul Smythe; dir:Claud Gurney [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 4 cast photos; rusty staples, minor marks, else VG] £4

1939: GEORGE AND MARGARET - Gerald Savory (Piccadilly) Joyce Barbour, Jane Baxter, Ronald Ward, Guy Verney, Noel Howlett, John Boxer, Ann Casson, Irene Handl; dir:Richard Bird [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 2 cast photos; rusty staples, minor marks, else VG] £4

1939: YOU, OF ALL PEOPLE - Peter Rosser (Apollo) Morland Graham, Margaret Rawlings, Leslie Banks, Lilli Palmer, Richard Bird, Hartley Power; dir:Richard Bird [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 6 large cast photos; rusty staples, slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1939 (2-7 October): GAS LIGHT - Patrick Hamilton (Palace Court Theatre, Bournemouth) John Le Mesurier (as Mr Manningham), Sarah Churchill (as Mrs Manningham), Barbara Gott, Bay White, Douglas Jefferies; dir:Harold Mortlake [12pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, programme of music; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1939 (2-4 February): GHOST FOR SALE - Ronald Jeans (New Scala Theatre) Selfridge Players: James Manning, Harry Bunce, Clare Maxfield, Peter Goodmayes, Cecil Wayne, Constance Holton, Mimi Lugg, Irene Dunscombe, Fay Watney, Laurie Armstrong, Catharine Earl, Peter Kelsal, Steve Stevens, Bill Minton, Derek Bird; dir:Ernest W Barton [4pp, 5.25x8.4; cast list, 16 cast photos; list of previous productions, 12 small production photos; minor marks, horizontal fold, else VG] £3

1939: LADIES IN RETIREMENT - Edward Percy and Reginald Denham (St James' Theatre) Mary Clare, Mary Merrall, Richard Newton, Joan Kemp-Welch, Margaret Watson, Phyllis Morris, Olga Slade; dir:Reginald Denham [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits; 7 cast photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1939: GENEVA - George Bernard Shaw (St James' Theatre) Ernest Thesiger, Cecil Trouncer, Walter Hudd, Alison Legatt, Arthur Ridley, Cyril Gardiner, Clement McCallin [20pp, 5.5x8.5; five excellent cast photos; 2-page production note by Shaw w.photo; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1939: TONY DRAWS A HORSE - Lesley Storm (Strand Theatre) Lilian Braithwaite, Diana Churchill, Cyril Raymond, Nigel Patrick, Kay Astor, Hayley Bell, Janet Johnson, John Turnbull; dir:Richard Bird [24pp, 5.5x8.5 Magazine programme No.1257; cast list, synopsis of scenes, six cast photos, credits; rusty staples, slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1939 (Dec): MAJOR BARBARA - George Bernard Shaw (Westminster Theatre) early Flyer London Mask Theatre production: Robert Harris, Milton Rosmer, Jean Cadell, Catherine Lacey, Stephen Murray, Mark Dignam, Michael Denison; dir:John Fernald [4pp; slight fold, minor edge damage, else VG; unusual] £3

1939: THE MOTHER - Karel Capek (Garrick) Louise Hampton, Nigel Stock; dir:Miles Malleson [16pp; photo of Louise Hampton; VG] £3

1939: GROUSE IN JUNE - N C Hunter (Criterion) Arthur Hambling, Constance Lorne, Richard Goolden, Hugh McDermott, Billie Ryan, Winifred Willard, Robert Beatty [8pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1939: GROUSE IN JUNE - N C Hunter (Golder's Green Hippodrome) Arthur Hambling, Eleanore Wilson, Winifred Oughton, Eric Cowley, Richard Goolden, Eric Fort, Hugh McDermott, Kay Lewis, Billie Quest, Ruth Reeves, Winifred Willard, Robert Beatty; dir:Harold Clayton [16pp, 5.5x8.5 Magazine Programme No.1283; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £4

1939: SALOON BAR - Frank Harvey Jnr. (Wyndham's) Gordon Harker, Anna Konstam, Mervyn Johns, Margaret Johnston, Leueen MacGrath, Peggy Livesey; dir:Richard Bird [16pp; minor marks, else VG] £4

1939: CALL IT A DAY - Dodie Smith (Embassy) Percy Marmont, Irene Arnold, Marjorie Stewart, Denis Carew; dir:Peter Dearing [16pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1939: THEATRE ROYAL - Edna Ferber and George S Kaufman (King's Theatre, Hammersmith) Peggy Wood, Gyles Isham, Enid Sass, Esmond Knight, Ruth Goddard; dir:Charles Hickman [16pp; w.photo; punch holes, rusty staples, minor marks, else VG] £3

1939: HOME CHAT - Noel Coward, and BARBARA'S WEDDING - J M Barrie (King's Theatre, Hammersmith) Enid Sass, Wilson Barrett, Brian Oulton, Phoebe Kershaw, Joan Lang, Ruth Goddard, Cicely Paget Bowman, Neil Crawford, Owen Reynolds [16pp; photo and biography of Enid Sass; punch holes, rusty staples, minor marks, else VG] £3

1939: THE AMAZING DR CLITTERHOUSE - Barre Lyndon (New Cross Empire) The Court Players: Pamela Titheradge, Edward Waddy, Raymond Rollett, Alfred Farrell, Myles Eason, Grace Poole, Leslie Beach, Roy Purcell, Leslie Handford, Gordon Phillott, Eric Howard; dir:Eric Howard [4pp, 7.3x9.7; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1939 (Apr): OF MICE AND MEN - John Steinbeck (Gate Theatre Studio) John Mills, Niall MacGinnis, Sydney Benson, Conway Palmer, Robert Berkeley, Claire Luce, Nicholas Stuart, Richard Rudi, Jefferson Searles, Edward Wallace; dir:Norman Marshall [4pp, 7x11; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; uncommon; VG] £4

1939: OF MICE AND MEN - John Steinbeck (Apollo) John Mills, Niall MacGinnis, Sydney Benson, Conway Palmer, Robert Berkeley, Claire Luce, Nicholas Stuart, Richard Rudi, Jefferson Searles, Edward Wallace; dir:Norman Marshall [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 3 cast photos and 1 production photo; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4


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