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OTHER PLAYS: 1940-1949

Plays: 1940

1940 (Jan): DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS - O'Neill (Westminster Theatre) Flyer for the British Premiere by The London Mask Theatre, w.Stephen Murray, Beatrix Lehmann, Mark Dignam; dir:Henry Cass [4pp; light fold, minor edge damage, else VG; unusual] £3

1940: DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS - O'Neill (Westminster Theatre) British Premiere by The London Mask Theatre, w.Stephen Murray, Beatrix Lehmann, Mark Dignam; dir:Henry Cass [12pp; VG] £4

1940: PUNCH WITHOUT JUDY - Max Catto (Chiswick Empire Theatre) Henry Kendall, Elizabeth Allan, Peter Murray Hill, Ernest Jay, Olive Walter, Terence Plunket Greene, Vicky Lister, Humphrey Morton, dir:Henry Kendall [8pp, 5.5x8.5; synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; centre pages detached, staple rusty, else VG] £3

1940: A LADY REFLECTS - Louis Verneuil/Georges Berr (Embassy) Hugh Sinclair, Athole Stewart, Valerie Taylor, Grizelda Hervey, Irene Browne, Wilfrid Hyde White; dir:Gwen Farrar [12pp; minor marks, else VG] £3

1940: REBECCA - Daphne du Maurier (Queen's) Douglas Jefferies, Margaret Rutherford (as Mrs. Danvers), Edith Sharpe, George Thorpe, Raymond Huntley, Jack Watling, Grace Denbeigh-Russell, Isolde Denham, Owen Nares (as Maxim de Winter), Barbara Mullen (as Mrs. de Winter), Ronald Ward, Theodore Meade, Ernest Hare, Dorothy Lane, C V France, Frank Tickle; dir:George Devine [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, 5 production photos, credits etc.; cover split and detached, else VG; an uncommon programme] £4

1940: LADIES INTO ACTION - Ivor Novello (Lyric) Ivor Novello, Isabel Jeans, Lilli Palmer, Martin Walker, Kenneth Carten, Finlay Currie, Maidie Andrews, Peter Graves, dir:Harold French [16pp, 5.5x8.5; 4 cast photos; light vertical bend, staples rusty, else VG] £3

1940: COTTAGE TO LET - Geoffrey Kerr (Wyndham's) Frances Ruttledge, George Cole, C Jervis-Walter, Pamela Nell, Thorley Walters, Gillian Lind, Leslie Banks, George Butler, Richard Williams, Alastair Sim, Fred Groves, Herbert Rouen, Ernest Haines, Charles Mortimer, Albert Chevalier, Lionel Gadsden; dir:Richard Bird [8pp, 5.6x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1940: DOWN OUR STREET - Ernest George (Tavistock Little Theatre) The People's Theatre Season: Nancy Price, Ronald Shiner, A Bromley Davenport, Sydney Fairbrother, Peter Glenville [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1940: MOUNT PROSPECT - Elizabeth Connor (Abbey Theatre, Dublin) Ria Mooney, Joseph Linnane, Denis O'Dea, Brid Ni Loingsigh, Michael J Dolan, F J McCormick, Eileen Crowe, Christine Hayden, Maureen Delany, Kitty Thuillier, May Craig, Maura Lane, stage manager: U Wright [8pp, 5.5x8.75; synopsis of scenes, credits, forthcoming productions etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1940 (May-Jun): HE WAS BORN GAY - Emlyn Williams (King's Theatre, Hammersmith) Wilson Barrett, Joan Benham, George Larchet, Enid Sass, Cicely Paget-Bowman, Neil Crawford, Kitty De Legh, Phyllis Barker, Owen Reynolds, Ireland Wood; dir:Charles Hickman [20pp, 5.75x9; cast list, credits, list of the Wilson Barrett Company productions at the King's Theatre, Hammersmith January-June 1940; 18 company photos with production credits; etc.; slightly tatty, minor marks, but uncommon] £4

1940 (Jun): BOYS IN BROWN - Reginald Beckwith (Gate Theatre Studio) Jon Waller, Peter Folliss, Ronald Standish, John Carol, Tony Halfpenny, Cyril Wheeler, Kenneth Griffiths, Derek Blomfield, Victor Raymond, Michael Morice, Robin Maule, Philip Fox, Julian Somers, Cecil Winter, Jordan Lawrence, Arthur Ridley; dir:Norman Marshall [4pp, 7x11; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits; directions to Air Raid shelters; creased, rumpled, else VG; Borstal Institution play - uncommon] £4

Plays: 1941

1941: QUIET WEEK-END - Esther McCracken (Wyndham's) Basil Mitchell, Gladys Boot, Gabrielle Blunt, Marjorie Fielding, George Thorpe, Helene Burls, Gwynne Whitby, Glynis Johns, Geoffrey Edwards, Frank Cellier, Stuart Lindsell, Dorothy Batley, Jeanne Stuart; dir:Richard Bird [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, Air-Raid Notice etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

1941: QUIET WEEK-END - Esther McCracken (Wyndham's) Basil Mitchell, Gladys Boot, Gabrielle Blunt, Marjorie Fielding, George Thorpe, Helene Burls, Gwynne Whitby, Glynis Johns, Michael Wilding, Frank Cellier, Geoffrey Denys, Dorothy Batley, Jeanne Stuart; dir:Richard Bird [8pp, 5.6x4.4; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, Air-Raid Notice etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

1941: SQUARING THE CIRCLE (Kvadratura kruga) - Valentine Katayev, adapted by Charles Morton and E B White from translations by N Goold Verschoyle, Eugene Lyons and Charles Malamuth (Vaudeville) Christopher Willard, Graeme Muir, Mary Morris, Marjorie Mars, Manning Whiley, Hector Abbas, Maria Britnieva, Hazel Pynnegar, John Bradley, John Gregory; dir:Peter Ustinov [8pp, 5.6x4.4; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, Air-Raid Notice etc.; VG] £3

1941: JUPITER LAUGHS - A J Cronin (New) Raymond Lovell, Norman Pitt, James Mason, Beatrice Varley, Claude Bailey, Peggy Bryan, Rosemary Scott, Penny Baker, Lynn Evans, Grace Arnold; dir:James Mason [8pp, 5.6x4.4; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits etc.; VG] £3

1941: WARN THAT MAN! - Vernon Sylvaine (Garrick) Stanley Groome, Rosamund Paget, Rod McPherson, George Self, Judy Kelly, Beckett Bould, Percy Parsons, Veronica Rose, Basil Radford, Halstan Crimmins, Herbert Rouen, Max Adrian, Jimmy Godden, Gordon Harker, Ethel Coleridge, Sam Lysons; dir:Richard Bird [6pp triplefold, 4.25x8; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, Air-Raid Notice etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1941: THUNDER ROCK - Robert Ardrey (St.Martin's) Cyril Cusack, Christopher Willard, Townsend Whitling, Walter Hudd, James Dale, Alexander Field, Frederick Valk, Fredda Brilliant, Selma Vaz Dias, Nell Carter, Low Ping; dir:Herbert Marshall [12pp, 5.4x8.4; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1941: THE LIGHT OF HEART - Emlyn Williams (Globe) Gladys Henson, Osmund Willson, Winifred Braemar, Kenneth Evans, Emlyn Williams, Angela Baddeley, Peter Glenville, Elliott Mason; dir:Emlyn Williams [4pp, 5.6x8.7; light vertical bend, else VG] £1

1941: ACTRESSES WILL HAPPEN - Walter Ellis (Apollo) Esma Cannon, Vicki Lister, G H Mulcaster, Anthony Bazell, Iris Hoey, Christopher Steele, Herbert Lomas, Nelva Singer; dir:Walter Ellis [4pp, 5.6x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £1

1941: DUCKS AND DRAKES - M J Farrell [Molly Keane] (Apollo) Judy Campbell, Nora Swinburne, Kathleen Harrison, Mary Jerrold, Eileen Peel, Lilian Braithwaite, W G Fay, Ronald Squire; dir:John Gielgud [4pp, 5.7x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £1

1941: THE NUTMEG TREE - Margery Sharp (Lyric) Alban Blakelock, E J Kennedy, Winifred Oughton, Yvonne Arnaud, Walter Pringle, Frederick Leister, Una Venning, Richard Carr, Naomi Jacob, The Balatons, Maire O'Neill, Meg Titheradge, Helen Haye, Robert Andrews; dir:Irene Hentschel [4pp, 5.75x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1941: CLOSE QUARTERS (Attentat) - W O Somin, adapted by Gilbert Lennox (Apollo) Beatrix Lehmann, Karel Stepanek; dir:Henry Cass [4pp, 5.6x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1941: WHEN WE ARE MARRIED - J B Priestley (Vaudeville) Wilson Barrett Company: Joan Benham, John Marquand, Phyllis Barker, Elizabeth Sellars, Charles Hickman, Owen Reynolds, George Larchet, Kitty de Legh, Herbert Lomas, Neil Crawford, Sybil Wise, Ellen Compton, Enid Sass, Caswell Garth; dir:Charles Hickman [8pp, 5.6x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, Air-Raid Notice etc.; VG] £3

1941: HAY FEVER - Noel Coward (Vaudeville) Wilson Barrett Company: Joan Benham, John Marquand, Kitty de Legh, Enid Sass, George Larchet, Neil Crawford, Phyllis Barker, Owen Reynolds, Joan Lang; dir:Charles Hickman [8pp, 5.6x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, Air-Raid Notice etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £2

1941: THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER - George S Kaufman and Moss Hart (Savoy) Constance Lorne, Viola Lyel, Peter De Greeff, Daphne Courtney, Alec Finlayson, Laura Smithson, Isa Bowman, Adah Dick, Ralph Roberts, Coral Browne (as Maggie Cutler), Cameron Hall, Robert Morley (as Sheridan Whiteside), Edie Martin, Hugh McDermott, Sydney Benson, Fred Hastings, Charles Williams, Max Spiro, Lance George, Mary Alice Collins, David Laing, Edward Cooper, Gordon Glennon, John Raffan, Harvey Webb, Doreen Townsend, Mollie Maureen, Geraldine Giffard, Jerry Verno, Raymond Collett; dir:Marcel Varnel [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, Air-Raid Warning; VG] £4

1941: THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER - George S Kaufman and Moss Hart (Savoy) Constance Lorne, Viola Lyel, Peter De Greeff, Daphne Courtney, Alec Finlayson, Laura Smithson, Isa Bowman, Adah Dick, Ralph Roberts, Coral Browne (as Maggie Cutler), Cameron Hall, Robert Morley (as Sheridan Whiteside), Edie Martin, Hugh McDermott, Sydney Benson, Fred Hastings, Charles Williams, Max Spiro, Lance George, Mary Alice Collins, David Laing, Edward Cooper, Gordon Glennon, John Raffan, Harvey Webb, Doreen Townsend, Mollie Maureen, Geraldine Giffard, Jerry Verno, Raymond Collett; dir:Marcel Varnel [4pp, 5.7x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, Air-Raid Warning; light vertical bend, else VG] £2

1941: THE BLUE GOOSE - Peter Blackmore (Comedy) Davina Craig, Ian Lubbock, Iris Hoey, Viola Lyel, Coral Fairweather, Rosalind Atkinson, Ian Fleming, John Warwick, Billy Merson, Arthur Burne, dir:Cecil Parker [12pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1941: ON APPROVAL - Frederick Lonsdale (Royal Court, Liverpool) Diana Churchill, Cathleen Nesbitt, Barry K Barnes, Roland Culver; dir:Irene Hentschel [12pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, theatre information, Air Raid Precautions; slightly rumpled, else VG; a wartime survivor!] £4

1941: WOMEN AREN'T ANGELS - Vernon Sylvaine (Strand) Ethel Coleridge, Cameron Hall, Robertson Hare, Alfred Drayton, Judy Kelly, John Valentine, Norman Pierce, Barbara Leake, Ruth Maitland, Constance Lorne, Lloyd Pearson, Wilfred Babbage, Elizabeth Kent, Frederick Morant, Ambrose Day; dir:Richard Bird [12pp, 5.5x8.6; credits, photo of Robertson Hare and Alfred Drayton, Air-Raid Notice; Magazine Programme No.1323; spine partially split, slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1941: THE FIRST MRS.FRASER - St.John Ervine (Golders Green Hippodrome) Wilson Barrett Company: Neil Crawford, Elizabeth Sellars, John Laurie, Kitty de Legh, Charles Hickman, John Marquand, Phyllis Barker, Joan Benham, dir:Charles Hickman [12pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; rusty staples, else VG] £2

1941: THE MORNING STAR - Emlyn Williams (Globe) Gladys Henson, Elliot Mason, Angela Baddeley, Frederick Lloyd, Roddy Hughes, Emlyn Williams, Ambrosine Phillpotts, Walter Piers, dir:Emlyn Williams [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1941: THE MORNING STAR - Emlyn Williams (Globe) Gladys Henson, Elliot Mason, Angela Baddeley, Frederick Lloyd, Roddy Hughes, Emlyn Williams, Ambrosine Phillpotts, Walter Piers, dir:Emlyn Williams [4pp, 5.6x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £1

1941 (w/c 5 May): THE EDUCATION OF ELIZABETH - Roy Horniman (Royalty Theatre, Morecambe) The Players: Alan Barnes, Sydney Andrews, Bessie Norton, Alfred Richards, Eugene Bruno, Eileen Adams, Joy Millard, Beatrice Millard, John Binns, Kenneth Parkes, dir:Alfred Richards [6pp, 5x10.25 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, many local advertisements etc.; light folds, slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1941 (w/c 12 May): THE JOAN DANVERS - Frank Stayton (Royalty Theatre, Morecambe) The Players: Bessie Norton, Joy Millard, Eileen Adams, Sydney Andrews, Beatrice Millard, Eugene Bruno, Alan Barnes, dir:Alfred Richards [6pp, 5x10.25 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, many local advertisements etc.; light folds, slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

Plays: 1942

1942: BLITHE SPIRIT - Noel Coward (Piccadilly) Ruth Reeves, Fay Compton, Cecil Parker, Martin Lewis, Moya Nugent, Margaret Rutherford, Kay Hammond; dir:Noel Coward [8pp; 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, Air-Raid Notice etc.; creased, else VG] £2

1942: WHY NOT TONIGHT? - Stafford Dickens (Ambassador's) Katharine Morley, James Harcourt, Tom Walls, Enid Stamp Taylor, Stafford Dickens; dir:Tom Walls [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc., minor marks, else VG] £2

1942: RAIN - Somerset Maugham (St.Martin's) Jean Norman, Leo Murphy, Mabel Twemlow, Don Avory, Lief Erikson, Manning Whiley, Fred Groves, Arthur Maude, Clare Harris, Margaret Withers, Jack Meyne, Wanda Rotha, G H Mulcaster, dir:Reginald Long [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, Air-Raid Notice etc.; VG] £2

1942: SKYLARK - Samson Raphaelson (Duchess) John Miller, Henry Morrell, John Clements, Constance Cummings, Lloyd Pearson, Renee Gadd, Hugh Sinclair, Valerie Taylor, Henry Longhurst; dir:Benn W Levy and William Armstrong [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; stamp on front cover: Filing Copy - not to be taken away, two punch holes, else VG] £1

1942: SALT OF THE EARTH - Michael Egan (Vaudeville) Milton Rosmer, Tristan Rawson, Louise Hampton, Leueen MacGrath, Maurice Panama, Arthur Goullet, Geoffrey Saville, Dennis Ratcliffe, Patrick Sylvester, Alan Marsden, Ian Lubbock, Marjorie Mars, George Howe, Eric Albury, James Donald, Geoffrey Wincott, Frederick Richter, Felix Knoepfer, Reginald Andrews, Alan Marsden, John Slater, Alan Howland, George Lee, Jean Stanley, dir:Dennis Arundell [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; with newsclipping review; date on cover (29 August 1942), else VG] £3

1942: CLAUDIA - Rose Franken (St.Martin's) Olga Lindo, Hugh Sinclair, Joyce Redman, Amy Frank, Frederic Richter, Thorley Walters, Lea Seidl, Mary Martlew, dir:William Armstrong [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1942: WHITEOAKS - Mazo de la Roche (Comedy) Nancy Price, Margery Bryce, Julian D'Albie, Michael Raghan, Geoffrey Wardwell, Phillip Barrett, Alan Haines, Dennis Gordon, Elizabeth Maude, Percy Goodyer, Margaret Shotter; dir:Nancy Price [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc., minor marks, else VG] £2

1942: A MAN WITH RED HAIR - Benn W Levy, from the novel by Hugh Walpole (Ambassadors) Richard Carr, Ah Woo Sing, Walter Hudd, Gillian Lind, Francis L Sullivan, Mischa de la Motte, Lionel Gadsden, Ahee Mow, Wing Su; dir:Andre van Gyseghem [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, Air-Raid Notice etc., minor marks, else VG] £2

1942: WE PROUDLY PRESENT - Ivor Novello (Duke of York's) Anthony Forwood, Peter Graves, Phyllis Monkman, Derek Hart, Irene Handl, Anna Turner, Ena Burrill, Peter Mitchell, Mary Jerrold, Leo de Pokorny, Edward Sinclair, Pauline Loring, John Downes, Norman Rutherford, Malcolm Russell; dir:Max Adrian [8pp, 5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1942: THE MARVELLOUS HISTORY OF YOUNG BERNARD - Henry Gheon, translated by Barry V Jackson (Tour) The Oxford Pilgrim Players: Milo Sperber, Donald Houston, Geoffrey Parkes, Ruth Spalding, Douglas Remington, Jack Newmark, Dickie Davies, Sehri Saklatvala, Michael Gardner, Joan Hart, Anton Ferralghio, Gordon Davies, Pamela Alan; dir:Ruth Spalding [6pp, 5x7.5; cast list, cast biographies, synopsis of scenes, credits, aims and object of The Oxford Pilgrim Players etc.; VG] £3

1942: SCHOOL FOR SLAVERY - Lajos Biro (Westminster Theatre) Tristan Rawson, Barry Morse, Margaret Emden, John Burch, Mary Martlew, Alexander Kardan, Gordon McLeod, Maurice Browne, Seton Blackden, Beverley White, Catherine Lacey, Geoffrey Wardwell, Marjorie Morris, Nelson Burton, Ralph de Rohan, Maxwell Foster, Donald Masters; dir:Maurice Browne [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £1

1942: THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER - George S Kaufman and Moss Hart (Savoy) Constance Lorne, Viola Lyel, Peter De Greeff, Daphne Courtney, Alec Finlayson, Laura Smithson, Isa Bowman, Adah Dick, Ralph Roberts, Coral Browne (as Maggie Cutler), Cameron Hall, Robert Morley (as Sheridan Whiteside), Edie Martin, Hugh McDermott, Sydney Benson, Fred Hastings, Charles Williams, Max Spiro, Lance George, Mary Alice Collins, David Laing, Edward Cooper, Gordon Glennon, John Raffan, Harvey Webb, Doreen Townsend, Mollie Maureen, Geraldine Giffard, Jerry Verno, Raymond Collett; dir:Marcel Varnel [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits, Air-Raid Notice etc.; minor marks, slightly rumpled, else VG] £1

1942: THE PETRIFIED FOREST - Robert Emmett Sherwood (Globe Theatre) Paul Erikson, Peter Albrett, Robert Beatty, Percy Parsons, Gwyn Nicholls, Miki Iveria, Constance Cummings, Owen Nares, Don Avory, Joyce Kennedy, Douglas Jefferies, Earl Cameron, Harry Ross, Raymond Mander, Hartley Power, James Smartt, Gerald C Lawson, Mansel Durham; dir:Norman Marshall [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits; VG] £3

1942: THE PETRIFIED FOREST - Robert Emmett Sherwood (Globe Theatre) Paul Erikson, Norman Witcomb, Robert Beatty, Gerald C Lawson, Gwyn Nicholls, Miki Iveria, Constance Cummings, Owen Nares, Don Avory, Joyce Kennedy, Douglas Jefferies, Earl Cameron, Harry Ross, Raymond Mander, Hartley Power, James Smartt, Frank Annan, Mansel Durham; dir:Norman Marshall [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits; light vertical bend, else VG] £2

1942: NIGHT OF THE GARTER - Avery Hopwood & Wilson Collison (Strand) Rene Ray, Jack Melford, Muriel George, Joan Shannon, Sydney Howard, Neal Arden, Max Kirby, Marjorie Brooks, Anthony Bazell; dir:Leslie Henson & Austin Melford [6pp, 3.25x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

1942: HOME AND BEAUTY - W Somerset Maugham (The Playhouse) Isabel Jeans, Gwendolyn Gray, June Willcock, Margaret Scudamore, Antony Holles, Barry Jones, Ronald Squire, Daisy Bindley, Kynaston Reeves, Althea Parker; dir:Val Gielgud [6pp, 3.25x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, Air-Raid Notice etc.; VG] £3

1942: ON APPROVAL - Frederick Lonsdale (Aldwych) Diana Churchill, Cathleen Nesbitt, Barry K Barnes, Eric Cowley; dir:Irene Hentschel [6pp, 3.25x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, Air-Raid Notice etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1942: WATCH ON THE RHINE - Lillian Hellman (Aldwych) Betty Hardy, Norris Smith, Athene Seyler, Peter Murray Hill, Judy Campbell, Charles Goldner, Diana Wynyard, Brian Nissen, Yvan Deley, Irmgard Spoliansky, Anton Walbrook; dir:Emlyn Williams [6pp, 3.3x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, Air-Raid Notice etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1942: "AREN'T MEN BEASTS?" - Vernon Sylvaine (Garrick) Robertson Hare, Pamela Blake, Helen Christie, Sidney Monckton, Sydney King, Beatrice Boarer, Alfred Drayton, Ruth Maitland, Faith Brook, Scott Harrold, Noel Morris, Frederick Morant, Joan Playfair, Daphne Maddox, Owen Selwyn [6pp, 3.25x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, Air-Raid Notice etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £1

1942: BLITHE SPIRIT - Noel Coward (St.James's) Ruth Reeves, Irene Browne, Cecil Parker, Martin Lewis, Moya Nugent, Beryl Measor (as Madame Arcati), Kay Hammond; dir:Noel Coward [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1942 (May-Jun): AWAKE AND SING - Clifford Odets (Arts Theatre Club) The Arts Theatre Group of Actors: Richard Attenborough, John Ruddock, Vivienne Bennett, Martin Miller, Lilly Kann, Julian Somers, Harry Ross, Denys Blakelock, Fred Berger; dir:Alec Clunes, des:Rolf Gerard [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, forthcoming attractions etc.; writing on cover, else VG] £2

1942 (Aug): AWAKE AND SING - Clifford Odets (Cambridge Theatre) The Arts Theatre Group of Actors: Richard Attenborough, Michael Raghan, Vivienne Bennett, Martin Miller, Lilly Kann, Julian Somers, Harry Ross, Denys Blakelock, Rudolph Spitz; dir:Alec Clunes, des:Rolf Gerard [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £4

1942: FLARE PATH - Terence Rattigan (Apollo) Adrianne Allen, Martin Walker, Dora Gregory, Leslie Dwyer, George Cole, Gerard Hinze, Jack Watling, Phyllis Calvert, Kathleen Harrison, Ivan Samson, John Bradley; dir:Anthony Asquith [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; date on cover, slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1942: HOUSE OF REGRETS - Peter Ustinov (Arts Theatre Club) Lalage Lewis, Susan Richards, Max Adrian, Christine Silver, Josephine Middleton, Gibb McLaughlin, John Ruddock, Noel Willman, David Bird, Miki Iveria, Julian Dallas, Barbara Carswell; dir:Alec Clunes [4pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1942: HOLY ISLE - James Bridie (Arts Theatre Club) Norman Shelley, Lee Fox, Graveley Edwards, Emrys Jones, Margaretta Scott, Arthur Hambling, Herbert Lomas, Phyllis Morris, Vivienne Bennett, Owen Reynolds, A Bromley Davenport, Charles Doe, Richard Attenborough, Mary Horn; dir:Alastair Sim [4pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; front cover announcement of Richard Attenborough in MARIA MARTEN struck out, else VG] £3

Plays: 1943

1943: PINK STRING AND SEALING WAX - Roland Pertwee (Duke of York's) Margaret Barton, Iris Hoey, Philip Friend, David Horne, Audrey Hesketh, Dorothy Hyson, Cecil Bevan, Eric Micklewood, Shelagh Furley; dir:William Armstong [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1943: SHADOW AND SUBSTANCE - Paul Vincent Carroll (Duke of York's) Joyce Redman, Denis Carey, Megs Jenkins, Harry Hutchinson, Edward Byrne, Malcolm Keen, Mona Harrison, Tony Quinn, Grenwille Darling, Maude Lambert; dir:Hugh Hunt [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1943: THE FUR COAT - A G Macdonell (Comedy) Julian Dallas, John Burch, Henry Kendall, Jeanne de Casalis, Gordon McLeod, Beryl Mason, Jack Sullivan; dir:Charlotte Frances [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1943 (4-9 Oct): TEN LITTLE NIGGERS - Agatha Christie (New Theatre, Northampton) William Murray, Reginald Barlow, Hilda Bruce-Potter, Linden Travers, Terence de Marney, Michael Blake, Percy Walsh, Eric Cowley, Henrietta Watson, Allan Jeaves, Gwyn Nicholls; dir:Irene Hentschel [8pp, 5.1x4; World Premiere - Prior to London Production; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1943 (11-23 Oct): HOLY ISLE - James Bridie (Glasgow Citizens Theatre) Philip Desborough, Antony Baird, Nicholas Parsons, Geoffrey Edwards, Walter Roy, Duncan Macrae, Yvonne Coulette, Lesley Lindsay, Anna Burden, Denis Carey, James Anderson, Michael Martin-Harvey, Betty Dixon; dir:Jennifer Sounes, decor:Riette Sturge Moore [4pp, 4.25x5.75, stiff card programme; minor marks, else VG; remarkable survivor] £4

1943 (w/c 6 Dec): DISTANT POINT - Afinogenev (Glasgow Citizens Theatre) Albert Chevalier, Cecil Brock, Anna Burden, Duncan Macrae, Denis Carey, Dennis Bloomfield, Antony Baird, Morland Graham, Una Dysart, Yvonne Coulette, Nan Scott; dir:Eric Capon [4pp, 4x6.5, stiff card programme; VG; remarkable survivor] £3

1943 (w/c 27 Dec): NOAH - Andre Obey, English Text by Arthur Wilmurt (Glasgow Citizens Theatre) Morland Graham (as Noah), Elspeth Cochrane, Cecil Brock, Denis Carey, Kenneth Miles, Yvonne Coulette, Lesley Lindsay, Betty Dixon, Duncan Macrae, Antony Baird, Audrey Scarle, Dennis Bloomfield, Robert Moffat, James McAllister, Tom Kelly; dir:Eric Capon [4pp, 4x6.5, stiff card programme; w.4pp 7x9 folded 'Glasgow Citz' newsletter; minor marks, else VG; remarkable survivor] £4

1943 (w/c 14 Jun): IT'S A WISE CHILD - Larry E Johnson (St. Annes Pier, Lytham St Annes) Frank H Fortescue's Repertory Company: Laura Deane, Olive Williams, Alan Caesar, Joan Francis, Harold March, Dorothy Frere, R Geoffrey Wood, Kevin Laffan, H Arnold Allen, T Mostoll Willey [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1943 (w/c 5 Apr): THEY WALK ALONE - Max Catto (New Palace Theatre, Hammersmith) Manchester Repertory Company: Georgette Perry, Cicely Hullett, Gerald Pemberton, Rod McPherson, Norman Prince, Mary Gauntlett, Michael Oldham; dir:Gerald Pemberton [4pp, 5x7.4; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1943 (23 Feb-6 Mch): DAYS WITHOUT END - Eugene O'Neill (Mercury Theatre) Mary Newcomb Players: Andre Van Gyseghem, John V Trevor, Stuart Kern, Charles Staite, Ruth Robinson, Mary Newcomb, Renee Bourne-Webb; dir:Lewis Casson [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1943: MR BOLFRY - James Bridie (Westminster Theatre) Ellis Irving, Harry Ross, Sheila Brownrigg, Jenny Laird, Alastair Sim, Sophie Stewart, Raymond Lovell; dir:Alastair Sim [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1943: THEY CAME TO A CITY - J B Priestley (Globe) Mabel Terry-Lewis, Frances Rowe, Norman Shelley, Ada Reeve, A E Matthews, Renee Gadd, Googie Withers, Raymond Huntley, John Clements; dir:Irene Hentschel [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, Air-Raid Notice etc.; VG] £2

1943: LANDSLIDE - Dorothy Albertyn and David Peel (Westminster Theatre) Anthony Dawson, Peter Hammond, John Byron, David Peel, Keith Campbell, Olga Edwardes, Dulcie Gray, Pearl Evans, Sheila Sim; dir:John Gielgud [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; with 2 newsclipping reviews and flyer; VG] £4

1943: THE TRAGEDY OF NAN - John Masefield (Mercury Theatre, Notting Hill Gate) Betty Newcombe, Muriel Davidson, Reginald Jarman, Pauline Letts, Julian Somers, Hugh Thurston, H R Hignett, Lucy Gray, Catherine Denoon, Peter Murray, Sidney Young; dir:Julian Somers [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; with 3 newsclipping reviews; VG] £3

1943 (1-6 Nov): PRETTY AS PAINT - Michael Egan (King's Theatre, Hammersmith) Arthur Pusey, June Daunt, Arthur Sinclair, David Banner, Marjorie Cooper, Helen Franklyn, Ria Sohier; dir:Michael Egan [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1943: THE MORNING STAR - Emlyn Williams (Prince of Wales Theatre, Cardiff) Emlyn Williams, Elliot Mason, Dorothy Baird, Edward Petley, Roddy Hughes, Betty Ann Davies, Kynaston Reeves, Gladys Henson; dir:Emlyn Williams [4pp, 4.5x7.7; cast list, synopsis of scenes, prices of admission, Air-Raid Notice, credits, forthcoming attractions etc.; very slightly rumpled, else VG; another wartime survivor] £2

1943: WHITEOAKS - Mazo de la Roche (Theatre Royal, Windsor) Windsor Repertory Company: Margaret Scudamore, Patricia Hastings, William Brookfield, George S Wray, Malcolm Russell, Mary Kerridge, Hugh McLaren, Derek Blomfield, Gerald Gray, Phoebe Kershaw, Rule Pyott; dir:Joan Riley [6pp, 3.4x7.5 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1943: SHE FOLLOWS ME ABOUT - Ben Travers (Garrick) Joyce Heron, Pauline Tennant, Percy Parsons, Sam Lysons, Robertson Hare, Catherine Lacey, Basil Radford, Ian Peters, Gordon James, John Wynn, Josephine Dent, Noel Morris, Colleen England, Aubrey Mallalieu, Alan Welch, Eric Messiter, Daphne Riggs; dir:Ben Travers [6pp triplefold, 3.4x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1943: ARSENIC AND OLD LACE - Joseph Kesselring (Strand) Lilian Braithwaite, Clarence Bigge, Frank Pettingell, George Dillon, E J Kennedy, Mary Jerrold, Eileen Bennett, Naunton Wayne, Fred Beck, Edmund Willard, Martin Miller, Cyril Smith, Frank Tilton, Wilfred Caithness; dir:Marcel Varnel [6pp, 3.25x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; date on cover, minor marks, else VG] £3

1943: LIVING ROOM - Esther McCracken (Garrick) Louise Hampton, Eileen Beldon, Nellie Bowman, Dorothy Millar, Jane Baxter, Philip Cunningham, Charles Lamb, Keith Shepherd, Lloyd Pearson, Fred Groves; dir:Esther McCracken [6pp, 3.25x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; w.newsclipping review; VG] £2

1943: WATCH ON THE RHINE - Lillian Hellman (Aldwych) Betty Hardy, Norris Smith, Athene Seyler, John Dodsworth, Margaretta Scott, Charles Goldner, Diana Wynyard, Brian Nissen, Yvan Deley, Irmgard Spoliansky, Anton Walbrook; dir:Emlyn Williams [6pp, 3.25x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £4

1943: JUNIOR MISS - Jerome Chodorov and Joseph Fields, based on the stories by Sally Benson (Saville) Ronald Ward, Jess Sweet, Linda Gray, Peggy Hale, Peggy Simpson, Joan White, Peggy Cummins, Betty Marsden, Douglas Stewart, Tony Hilton, Donald McLeod, Peter Miller Street, Frank Leighton, Peter Hammond, Charles Murray, Donald Kemp, Derek Prendergast, Harvey Webb, Robert Fuller; dir:Marcel Varnel [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1943: JUNIOR MISS - Jerome Chodorov and Joseph Fields, based on the stories by Sally Benson (Saville) Ronald Ward, Jess Sweet, Linda Gray, Peggy Hale, Peggy Simpson, Joan White, Peggy Cummins, Betty Marsden, Douglas Stewart, Tony Hilton, Derek Prendergast, Peter Miller Street, Frank Leighton, Harvey Webb, Charles Murray, Donald Kemp, Terence Harvey, Peter Forbes Russell, Derrick Wood; dir:Marcel Varnel [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1943: TEN LITTLE NIGGERS - Agatha Christie (St.James's) William Murray, Reginald Barlow, Hilda Bruce-Potter, Linden Travers, Terence de Marney, Michael Blake, Percy Walsh, Eric Cowley, Henrietta Watson, Allan Jeaves, Gwyn Nicholls; dir:Irene Hentschel [4pp, 5x8.1; cast list, synopsis of scenes, Ten Little Niggers verses, credits, Air-Raid Notice etc.; vertical bend, else VG] £4

1943: HALFWAY TO HEAVEN - Harry Segall (Princes) Bryan Matheson, J H Roberts (as Mr Jordan), Maxwell Foster, Bobby Howes (as Joe Pendleton), Ronald Simpson, Dorothy Drake, Betty Stockfield, Leslie Perrins, H R Hignett, Lesley Brook, Fred Hastings, Morna Leigh, Sydney Howard, Merle Tottenham, Clifford Buckton, Lyn Williams, Bertram Dench, Geoffrey Clark; dir:Marcel Varnel [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, Air-Raid Notice etc.; VG; subsequently filmed as Here Comes Mr Jordan, and also as Heaven Can Wait] £2

1943: THE WINGLESS VICTORY - Maxwell Anderson (Phoenix) Mary Merrall, Andre Van Gyseghem, Manning Whiley, Clement Ashby, Anne Trego, Diana Dawson, Diana Graves, Tarver Penna, Douglas Quayle, Danny Green, John Howard, Duff McCulloch, Rachel Kempson, Wanda Rotha, Natasha Wills, Jean Webster-Brough; dir:Michael Redgrave [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, producer's note, credits etc.; vertical bend, else VG] £2

1943 (Jun-Jul): THE PETRIFIED FOREST - Robert Emmett Sherwood (Opera House, Manchester) Richard Nelson, Carl Lacey, Robert Latour, Gerald C Lawson, Gwyn Nicholls, Nuna Davey, Constance Cummings, Owen Nares, Hugh Stewart, Louise Frodsham, Douglas Jefferies, Earl Cameron, Harry Ross, John Maxwell, Hartley Power, James Smartt, William Murray; dir:Norman Marshall [4pp, 5.5x8.5; flimsy and somewhat battered - but a survivor!] £2

1943 (2-27 Feb): ANDROCLES AND THE LION - Bernard Shaw (Arts Theatre Club) Arts Theatre Group of Actors (8th production): Lyn Evans (as A Lion / A Centurion), Denys Blakelock (as Androcles), Josephine Middleton, Derek Birch, Patricia Laffan, Frank Partington, Gordon Davies, Alec Clunes, Wilfred Fletcher, Morris Sweden, Peter Lindsay, Michael Raghan, Geoffrey Dunn (as Caesar), John Jowett, Roy Brundle, Robert Cartland, John Ingram, Charles Turner, Tanya Cook, Sim Cooper-Willis, Patrine Dodd, Audrey Earl, Rosemary Freeland, Sheila Friend, Bridgid Hodgson, Evelyn Lloyd, Jean Martin, Jean Mason, Ginette Michaels, Betty Nunn, Joan Pyle, Shirley Richards, Doreen Simmonds, Olive Willis, Nick Wimbush, Hazel Yarwood, Brian Moll; dir:Alec Clunes [4pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1943 (from 17 Mch): THE WELL OF THE SAINTS - J M Synge, BEYOND - Peter Ustinov, and DON JUAN IN HELL (from Man and Superman) - Bernard Shaw (Arts Theatre Club) Arts Theatre Group of Actors (9th production): W G Fay, Maureen Moore, Michael Golden, Barbara Waring, Dorothy Primrose, Tony Quinn, Charles Smyrk, Tarver Penna, Denys Blakelock, Marcus Barron, Alec Clunes, Malya Nappi, Walter Martin, Michael Golden; dir:Alec Clunes [4pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1943 (from 7 May): THE OLD FOOLISHNESS - Paul Vincent Carroll (Arts Theatre Club) Arts Theatre Group of Actors (11th production): Christine Silver, Michael Golden, John Murphy, Chris Castor, Billy Shine, Barbara Waring, Christmas Grose, Helen Lacy, Ian Sadler, John Varley; dir:Dennis Arundell [4pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1943 (8-14 Jun): DAYS WITHOUT END - Eugene O'Neill (Arts Theatre Club) Mary Newcomb Players: John V Trevor, Andre van Gyseghem, Edmund S Phelps, Charles Staite, Mary Newcomb, Ruth Robinson, Renee Bourne-Webb; dir:Lewis Casson [4pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

Plays: 1944

1944: IS YOUR HONEYMOON REALLY NECESSARY? - E Vivian Tidmarsh (Duke of York's) Edwin Bennett, Robert McLachlan, Ann Wrigg, Margaret Cooper, Ralph Lynn, Faith Rogers, Enid Stamp-Taylor, Vernon Kelso, Hubert Woodward; dir:Ralph Lynn [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1944 (w/c 1 Feb): PETER PAN - J M Barrie (New Theatre, Northampton) Glynis Johns (as Peter Pan), Baliol Holloway (as Mr Darling / Captain Hook), Beryl Cooke, Barbara White (as Wendy), Victor Price, Tony Millen, Stanley Escane, Jenny Wren, Ann Rogers (as Tootles), Frank Goodwin, Maurice Kelly, Katie Bangs, Sylvia Newman, Audrey Newman, Charles Sewell, Peter Bennett, Gerald Lea, Pat Somerset, William Luff, Alec Collins, Michael Williams, George Barrett, Charles Mettem, Harry Crossman, Dean Hilton, Mary Windust, Charlotte Gregory, Sheila Smith, Roy Sergeant, Ann Sullivan, Betty Taylor, Rhona Thorndike, Georgia Thorndike, Raymond Heard; dir:Cecil King [8pp, 5.1x4.1; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1944: THE BREADWINNER - W Somerset Maugham (Arts Theatre Club) Kenneth Fortescue, Sheila Sweet, Veronica Hurst, Brian Smith, Sonia Dresdel, Noel Dyson, Laurence Hardy, Denys Blakelock; dir:Roy Rich [8pp, 6x.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £2

1944 (w/c 17 Jan): LILIOM - Ferencz Molnar (Glasgow Citizens Theatre) Jay Laurier, Molly Spencer, Betty Dixon, Denis Carey, Duncan Macrae, Vivian Milton, Sam Hankin, Denis Carey, Lesley Lindsay; dir:Eric Capon [4pp, 4x6.5, stiff card programme; VG; the play on which 'Carousel' was based; remarkable wartime survivor] £4

1944 (w/c 31 Jan): IS LIFE WORTH LIVING? - Lennox Robinson (Glasgow Citizens Theatre) Betty Dixon, Lesley Lindsay, Molly Spencer, Cecil Brock, Denis Carey, Yvonne Coulette, Duncan Macrae, Mary S Urquhart, W Levack Ritchie, Michael Warre, Antony Baird, Dennis Bloomfield, James Beirne; dir:Eric Capon [4pp, 4x6.5, stiff card programme; VG; remarkable wartime survivor] £4

1944 (w/c 14 Feb): ELIZA COMES TO STAY - H V Esmond (King's Theatre, Hammersmith) Charles Whiteley, Reginald Palmer, Margot Bryant, Henry Latimer, Grace Newcombe, Sheila Roy, Leslie Kyle, Jane Corda; dir:John McCormick [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £1

1944: THE LAST OF MRS.CHEYNEY - Frederick Lonsdale (Savoy) James Dale, Cyril Renison, Bryan Matheson, Frances Rowe, Anne Firth, Anthony Shaw, Athene Seyler, Madge Compton, Jack Buchanan, Austin Trevor, Coral Browne, Margaret Scudamore, Douglas Herald, Jack Leopold; dir:Tyrone Guthrie [4pp, 5x7.5; excellent cover photograph of Browne and Buchanan; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1944: ARSENIC AND OLD LACE (Strand) Lilian Braithwaite, Clarence Bigge, Frank Pettingell, George Dillon, E J Kennedy, Mary Jerrold, Eileen Bennett, Naunton Wayne, Fred Beck, Edmund Willard, Martin Miller, Cyril Smith, Frank Tilton, Wilfred Caithness; c:Marcel Varnel [6pp, 3.25x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1944 (Oct): WILD DECEMBERS - Clemence Dane (Crane Theatre) Little Theatre, Liverpool production: Louis Haslar, Rona Hyland, Lilian Dunn, Margaret Braidwood, Henri Smyth, Frank Cooper, Marjorie Shriever, Thomas Fitzgibbon, Joan Thornburn, William Robinson, Elsie Robinson, Albert Bruce, Stanley Young, Jack Feather, William Price, Elaine Thompson, Peter Mohan; dir:Margaret Braidwood [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1944 (w/c 16 Oct): I'LL SEE YOU AGAIN - Romilly Cavan (Royal Court Theatre, Liverpool) Valerie Taylor, Gladys Henson, Robert Long, Hugh Sinclair, Glynis Johns, Eric Cowley, Josephine Wray; dir:Joyce Carey [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1944: MR.BOLFRY - James Bridie (CEMA Tour) Glasgow Citizens' Theatre Company: Marten Tiffen, Gordon Davies, Yvonne Coulette, Duncan Macrae, Mary S Urquhart, Lucille Steve, Denis Carey; dir:Eric Capon [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1944: PRIVATE LIVES - Noel Coward (Apollo) Peggy Simpson, John Clements, Raymond Huntley, Kay Hammond, Yvonne Andre; dir:John Clements [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; light horizontal bend, else VG] £3

1944: THE CRADLE SONG - Gregorio and Maria Martinez Sierra, English version by John Garrett Underhill (Apollo) Lilly Kann, Muriel Aked, Ann Wilton, Chloe Gibson, Frances Ruttledge, Wendy Hiller, Ann Heffernan, Yvonne Rorie, Helen Burns, Yvonne Mitchell, Frederick Leister, Julian Dallas, Katherine Blake, Alice Bowes, Barbara Douglas, Daphne Newton, Eirene Owen; dir:John Gielgud [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1944: SCANDAL AT BARCHESTER - Anthony Trollope, adapted by Vera Wheatley (Lyric) Joan Henley, Milton Rosmer, Stanley Lathbury, Beryl Machin, Richard Lindsay, Olga Lindo, Antony Holles, Dennis Price, Walter Piers, Winifred Oughton, Felix Aylmer, Dorothy Hyson, Audrey Hesketh, Frederick Horrey, McArthur Gordon, Geoffrey Wilmer; dir:Geoffrey Staines [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1944: A MURDER FOR A VALENTINE - Vernon Sylvaine (Lyric) Anne Allan, Ethel Coleridge, Ronald Miller, Malcolm Keen, Cathleen Nesbitt, Francis Drake, Julien Mitchell, Robert MacLachlan, Norman Hoult, Sidney Monckton, Tom Squire; dir:Vernon Sylvaine [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor edge damage, else VG] £1

1944: FLARE PATH - Terence Rattigan (Apollo) Adrianne Allen, Martin Walker, Dora Gregory, Leslie Dwyer, Billy Thatcher, Gerard Hinze, Emrys Jones, Leueen MacGrath, Kathleen Harrison, Ivan Samson, Patrick Allen; dir:Anthony Asquith [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor edge damage, light vertical bend, else VG] £1

1944 (w/c 30 Oct): TO HAVE AND TO HOLD - Lionel Brown (Theatre Royal, York) Jacqueline Squire, Richard Hannan, Alfred Stretton, William Douglas, Elizabeth Kentish, Richard Fisher, Virginia Burton; dir:Alexander Scott [4pp, 5.4x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, notes on next production (Mr Bolfrey) etc.; VG] £2

1944 (w/c 6 Nov): MR BOLFRY - James Bridie (Theatre Royal, York) Richard Hannan, Alec McCowen, Jacqueline Squire, Virginia Burton, Richard Fisher, Elizabeth Kentish, Lester Barrett; dir:Alexander Scott [4pp, 5.4x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, notes on next production (Charles and Mary) etc.; VG] £2

Plays: 1945

1945: THE FIRST GENTLEMAN - Norman Ginsbury (New) Wilfrid Walter, Brown Derby, Una Venning, Christine Lindsay, Christina Horniman, Helen Stirling, Frances Waring, Robert Beaumont, Robert Morley, Sigrid Landstad, Wendy Hiller, Philip Friend, Guy Le Feuvre, Amy Frank, Dorothy Galbraith, John Baker, Ian Sadler, Beryl Harrison, Madge Compton, Martin Beckwith; dir:Norman Marshall [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, genealogical table, credits etc.; VG] £2

1945: IS YOUR HONEYMOON REALLY NECESSARY? - E Vivian Tidmarsh (Duke of York's) Edwin Bennett, Robert McLachlan, Ann Wrigg, Margaret Cooper, Ralph Lynn, Faith Rogers, Enid Stamp-Taylor, Vernon Kelso, Hubert Woodward; dir:Ralph Lynn [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1945: NO MEDALS - Esther McCracken (Vaudeville) Pauline Tennant, Valerie White, Frederick Leister, John Witty, Thora Hird, Michael McNeile, Ronald Fortt, Fay Compton, Robin Coles, Dorothy Hamilton, Helen Horsey, Fred Pritchard, Walter Brodie, Leslie Parker, Ewart Locke, Alexander Field; dir:Richard Bird [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1945: NO MEDALS - Esther McCracken (Vaudeville) Pauline Tennant, Valerie White, Frederick Leister, John Witty, Thora Hird, Vivian Kruse, Ronald Fortt, Fay Compton, Robin Coles, Dorothy Hamilton, Helen Horsey, Fred Pritchard, Walter Brodie, Dudley Harcourt, Ewart Locke, Alexander Field; dir:Richard Bird [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1945: THE SHOP AT SLY CORNER - Edward Piercy (St.Martin's) Keneth Kent, Kenneth Griffith, Victoria Hopper, Joyce Heron, Cathleen Nesbitt, Ada Reeve, William Roderick, Ernest Jay, Rowland Bartrop, Deryck Guyler; dir:Henry Kendall [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1945: LAURA - Vera Caspary and George Sklar (St.Martin's) Robert Beatty, Peter Hammond, Raymond Lovell, Leslie Bradley, Maire O'Neill, Deidre Doyle, Sonia Dresdel, Maxwell Foster; dir:Jack De Leon [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1945: THE YEARS BETWEEN - Daphne Du Maurier (Wyndham's) John Gilpin, Henrietta Watson, Ronald Ward, Nora Swinburne, Geoffrey Morris, Allan Jeayes, Lilian Christine, Arthur Chesney, Clive Brook, Betty Sparks; dir:Irene Hentschel [8pp, small size; small edge bite, else VG] £1

1945: SEE HOW THEY RUN - Philip King (Comedy) Joan Hickson, Joan Sanderson, Ronald Simpson, Beryl Mason, George Gee, Michael Duffield, George Bishop, John Deverell, James Page; dir:Henry Kendall [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenery, credits etc.; VG] £2

1945: BLITHE SPIRIT - Noel Coward (Duchess) Jacqueline Clarke, Joyce Carey, Nicholas Phipps, Martin Lewis, Moya Nugent, Irene Browne (as Madame Arcati), Penelope Ward; dir:Noel Coward [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £1

1945: MADAME LOUISE - Vernon Sylvaine (Garrick) Lesley Brook, Robertson Hare, Constance Lorne, Alfred Drayton, Ivan Staff, Al Millen, Harriette Johns, Maria Barry, Chester Dolben, Hebe Bliss, Pamela Dear, Ruth Maitland, Paul Demel, Jack Howard, Patrick Baring; dir:Richard Bird [6pp, 3.25x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1945 (Feb): QUALITY STREET - J M Barrie (Embassy) June Daunt, Ursula Howells, Winifred Oughton, Jean Forbes-Robertson, Linden Travers, Yvette Pienne, Tony Quinn, Geoffrey Toone, Maureen Drummond, Colin Simpson, Margo Johns, Bryan Forbes, Clive St.George, June Hallward, Lewis Borrow, Stephanie Adler, Joyce Blair, Vickey Brech, Elsie Carre, Denise Fauvel, June Gantony, Marion St.George, Valerie Newman, Gwen Watford [as Gwendoline Watford], Pamela White, Anthony Davies, John Dominic, Derek Farge, Tony Gilpin; dir:Anthony Hawtrey [6pp, 3.4x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; date on cover, slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1945 (10-28 Jul): NO ROOM AT THE INN - Joan Temple (Embassy) Joan Dowling, Ursula Howells, Valerie Forrest, Billie Brook, John Potter, Mary Kimber, Ruth Dunning, Tony Quinn, Neville Brook, Freda Jackson, Doris Rogers, David Laing, Alfred Hirst, Christopher Steele; dir:Anthony Hawtrey [6pp, 3.4x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; date on cover, else VG] £3

1945 (Oct-Nov): ZOO IN SILESIA - Richard Pollock (Embassy) Hugh Williams, Neal Arden, Guy Rolfe, Dervis Ward, Peter Bell, Tony Bazell, Freddie Fowler, Danny Green, Eric Cowley, Lionel Blair, Noel Johnson, Noel Morris, Brian McIrvine, Peter Bennett, Alan Lawrance, Alan Blair, Reginald Purdell, Olaf Pooley, Frederick Schiller, Redmond MacDonogh, Roger Keyes; dir:Wallace Douglas [6pp, 3.4x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; date on cover, else VG] £3

1945 (Sep): FIT FOR HEROES - Harold Brooke and Kay Bannerman (Embassy) Arthur Goullet, Irene Vanbrugh, Raymond Lovell, Edgar Norfolk, Helen Cherry, Olaf Pooley, Jack Allen, Lois Maxwell; dir:Henry Kendall [6pp, 3.4x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; date on cover, else VG] £3

1945 (Dec): FIT FOR HEROES - Harold Brooke and Kay Bannerman (Garrick) Arthur Goullet, Irene Vanbrugh, Raymond Lovell, Edgar Norfolk, Ursula Howells, Olaf Pooley, Humphrey Morton, Lois Maxwell; dir:Henry Kendall, Stage Manager:June Whitfield [4pp, 4x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £4

1945: TOMORROW THE WORLD - James Gow and Arnaud d'Usseau (Aldwych) Joyce Martyn, Jean Cadell, Lily Kann, Robert Harris, Elizabeth Allan, David O'Brien, Julien Mitchell, Michael Dear, Michael McKeag, Harry Vernon; dir:Marcel Varnel [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1945: THE CIRCLE OF CHALK - adapted from the Chinese by Klabund, English version by James Laver (Arts Theatre Club) Arts Theatre Group of Actors: Vivienne Bennett, Winifred Evans, Frank Shelley, Olaf Pooley, Guy Verney, Harold Scott, Rosamund Greenwood, Peter Noble, Richard Goolden, Mervyn Haisman, George Cooper, Richard Spranger, Anthony Doonan, Joan Bell, Roger Moore [aged 18, one of his earliest roles], Julia Flaxman, Gillian Farmer, Patrick Young, John Warden, Watcyn Lewis, Desmond Amies; dir:Christopher Fry [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1945: THE HASTY HEART - John Patrick (Aldwych) Verne Morgan, John McLaren, Frank Leighton, Nicholas Parsons [aged 21], Orlando Martins, Jerry Verno, Margaretta Scott, Roy Russell, Emrys Jones; dir:Murray MacDonald [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1945: DUET FOR TWO HANDS - Mary Hayley Bell (Lyric) Mary Morris, Elspeth March, Merle Tottenham, Elwyn Brook-Jones, John Mills; dir:Anthony Pelissier [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1945: UNDER THE COUNTER - Arthur Macrae, Manning Sherwin, Harold Purcell (Phoenix) Irene Handl, Francis Roberts, Cyril Raymond, Thorley Walters, Cicely Courtneidge, George Street, Jeanne Stuart, Audrey Godfrey, Hartley Power, John Gregory, Frederick Farley; dir:Jack Hulbert [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, musical numbers, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £2

1945: THE ASSASSIN - Irwin Shaw (Savoy) Claud Bonser, Herbert Walton, Guy Verney, Rona Laurie, Frank Drew, Rosalyn Boulter, Barry Morse, Henry Oscar, Patricia Hicks, George Owen, Sarah Stannard, Robert Ginns, Andrew Churchman, Leslie Perrins, J H Roberts, Charles Quartermaine, Julian Somers, Arthur Young, Antony Verney, Robert Berkeley, Richard Nelson, Orest Orloff, Denis Carlile, Enid Lindsey, Antony Verney, Owen Fellowes, John E Coyle, Jack Leopold, John Raffan; dir:Marcel Varnel [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1945: CHICKEN EVERY SUNDAY - Julius J and Philip G Epstein (Savoy) Winifred Willard, Marten Tiffen, Myrette Morven, Walter Roy, Angela Baddeley, Eda Peel, W G Fay, Pat MacDowell, Brian Parker, Linda Bacon, Peter Raymonde, Peggy Evans, Charles Rolfe, Alison Leggatt, Frank Leighton, Frederick Farley, Rowena Ronald, Cameron Hall, Humphrey Morton, Cecil Bevan, Kathleen Boutall; dir:Austin Melford [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1945: THE FIRST GENTLEMAN - Norman Ginsbury (Savoy) Wilfrid Walter, Brown Derby, Una Venning, Christine Lindsay, Christina Horniman, Helen Stirling, Frances Waring, Robert Beaumont, Robert Morley, Sigrid Landstad, Wendy Hiller, Philip Friend, Guy Le Feuvre, Amy Frank, Dorothy Galbraith, John Baker, Beryl Harrison, Grenville Eves, Madge Compton, Martin Beckwith; dir:Norman Marshall [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1945: THE WIND OF HEAVEN - Emlyn Williams (St.James's) Valerie Taylor, Meg Maxwell, Dorothy Edwards, Clifford Huxley, Arthur Hambling, Emlyn Williams, Herbert Lomas, Barbara Couper; dir:Emlyn Williams [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1945: LADY FROM EDINBURGH - Aimee Stuart and L Arthur Rose (Playhouse) Henry Hewitt, Enid Sass, Yolande Dod, Dulcie Gray, Roy Dean, Alan Haines, Ethel Coleridge, Richard Bird, Sophie Stewart; dir:Charles Hickman [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1945: LADY FROM EDINBURGH - Aimee Stuart and L Arthur Rose (King's Theatre, Glasgow) Henry Hewitt, Enid Sass, Yolande Dod, Dulcie Gray, Roy Dean, Alan Haines, Ethel Coleridge, Richard Bird, Sophie Stewart; dir:Charles Hickman [4pp, 5.4x8.3; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; flimsy, else VG] £1

1945: 1066 AND ALL THAT - Reginald Arkell, Alfred Reynolds (Dundee Repertory Theatre) Marjorie Sudell, Geoffrey Lumsden, Elizabeth Gray, Beatrice McCulloch, Dennis Ramsden, Kevin Young, Dennis Woodford, Arthur Reynolds, Humfrey Faulconer, Douglas D'Albertson, Sandy Newton, Grace Fordyce, Jenny Mundy-Castle, Ethel Ramsay, Roy Irving, Richard Foat, Janette Anderson, Helen Syme, Avril King White, Sheelagh Bourke; dir:Ronald Long [8pp, 3.75x8.75; cast list, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

Plays: 1946

1946: SAINT JOAN - Bernard Shaw (King's Theatre, Hammersmith) Esmond Knight (as de Baudricourt / The Inquisitor), Horace Sequeira, Ann Casson (as Joan), Geoffrey Parkes, Gerald K Souper, Charles Staite, Charles Hubbard, Douglas Wilmer, John McKelvey, Stanford Holme (as The Dauphin), Edna Hazell, Alan Judd, Eric Porter (as Page to Dunois), W E Holloway, Frank Foster, Lewis Casson, Janice Spencer, Michael Goodliffe, Sheila Berry, Rosalind Boxall, Claire Sabine, Graham Crowden, John Deering, Malcolm Hayes, Nelson Lawrance, Hugh Manning, John Martin Lewis, Aubrey Morris; dir:Lewis Casson, decor by Peter Goffin [4pp, 4.9x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1946: THE POLTERGEIST - Frank Harvey, Jnr. (Vaudeville) Olga Lindo, Olive Kirkby, Anne West, Jacqueline Clarke, Lloyd Pearson, Peter Neil, Austin Trevor, Gordon Harker, Frank S Strickland; dir:Charles Goldner [8pp, 4.75x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1946: OUR TOWN - Thornton Wilder (New Theatre) Marc Connelly, Robert Burton, Peter Thomas, John Sweet, Esther Somers, Marjorie Garrett, Richard Hylton, Joyce Martyn, Malcolm Thomas, Carolyn Wall, Willard Cary, Lester Lonergan Jr., Lorna Davis, Alan Sedgwick, Eileen Dale, Philip Coolidge, Hildegarde Halliday, Tommy Vize, William Layton, Richard Clarke, Isa Bowman, Mildred Howard, Gwen Llewellyn, Norma Moore, Janet Morrison, Joan Roma, Rhoda Beresford, Olga Birkbeck, George Crowther, Alfred Edmunds, Kenneth Gray, Gerald Kent, Leslie Kyle, Nyal Linden, Manville Tarrant, Philip Knox, Francis Adams; dir:Jed Harris [8pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; light vertical bend, flimsy, else VG] £3

1946: THE GUINEA-PIG - Warren Chetham Strode (Criterion) George Bryden, Rachel Gurney, Edith Sharpe, Roger Braban, Cecil Trouncer, Robert Flemyng, Denholm Elliott, Derek Blomfield, William Mervyn, Joan Hickson, Duncan Lewis; dir:Jack Minster [8pp, 4.75x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

1946: LADY FREDERICK - W Somerset Maugham (Savoy) Maurice Panama, Phyllis Dare, Jack Leopold, Edwin Styles, Coral Browne, Vernon Greeves, Evelyn Roberts, Patricia Raine, Christopher Quest, Anthony Ireland, Beatrice Kane, Pearl Dadswell; dir:Murray Macdonald [8pp, 4.9x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; stylish photo of Coral Browne on front cover; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1946: LADY FREDERICK - W Somerset Maugham (Savoy) Maurice Panama, Phyllis Dare, Jack Leopold, Edwin Styles, Coral Browne, Vernon Greeves, Evelyn Roberts, Patricia Raine, Christopher Quest, Anthony Ireland, Beatrice Kane, Pearl Dadswell; dir:Murray Macdonald [8pp, 5x7.25; VG] £2

1946 (w/c 16 Sep): THE KINGMAKER - Margaret Luce (Theatre Royal, Birmingham) Russell Napier, Brian Hayes, John Harvey, John Clements, Robert Eddison, Charles Lloyd Pack, Howieson Culff, Graham Stuart, James Mills, Keith Pyott, David Bird, Laurence Goodwin, Irene Vanbrugh, Rosemary Davis, John Gatrell, Kay Hammond, David Peel, Honor Shepherd, Frances Rowe, Alwyne Whatsley, Moira Lister, Mary Stone, Robert Del Kyrke, Gerald Vane, Dennis Fraser; dir:John Clements [8pp, 4.6x7.4; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; staple rusted away, else VG] £3

1946: WHILE THE SUN SHINES - Terence Rattigan (Globe) Douglas Jefferies, Hubert Gregg, Bonar Colleano, Jr., Muriel Pavlow, Hugh Wakefield, Frith Banbury, Brenda Bruce; dir:Anthony Asquith [8pp, 4.75x7.25; The cost of teas in this theatre remains at the pre-war price of 1/-; writing on cover, rusty staple, else VG] £3

1946: NO MEDALS - Esther McCracken (Theatre Royal, Newcastle) Mary Loraine, Pauline Williams, Ian Fleming, Peter Burton, Patsy Smart, Richard Gatehouse, John Warrington, Iris Hoey, Anna Churcher, Barbara Brandon, Jean Parrington, John Groves, Philip Knox, Raymond Allen, Robert Bishop, Clifford Weir; dir:Richard Bird [4pp, 4.75x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £1

1946: CLUTTERBUCK - Benn W Levy (Wyndham's) Naunton Wayne, Gordon Bell, Patricia Burke, Constance Cummings, Douglas Allen, Charles Wade, Lalage Lewis; dir:Benn W Levy [8pp, 4.9x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1946: THE DOMINANT SEX - Michael Egan (Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham) Geoffrey Quaife, Robert Ayres, Ann Titheradge, Genine Graham, Alec McCowen, Eileen Draycott, Alvis Mabon, Hamilton Dyce; dir:Geoffrey Staines [8pp, 4.9x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £1

1946 (30 Oct-11 Nov): ARTS & CRAFT - Denys Wurtzburg (Gateway Theatre Club, Chepstow Villas) Actor's Theatre Company: Peter Howell, Gillian Howell, Tom Cornish, Maureen O'Moor, John Hiscox, Wilson Featherston, George Burnett; dir:Olave March [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, details of the Autmn Season 1946 etc.; minor marks, edges repaired w.tape, else VG] £1

1946 (13-25 Nov): THE SILENT JACKDAW - Alasdair Grant (Gateway Theatre Club, Chepstow Villas) Actor's Theatre Company: Winifred Elton, Iris Lauder, Olave March, Tom Cornish, George Burnett, Caroline Keith, Maureen O'Moor; dir:Olave March and Winifred Elton [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, details of the Autmn Season 1946 etc.; minor marks, else VG] £1

1946: THE FIRST GENTLEMAN - Norman Ginsbury (Savoy) Wilfrid Walter, Brown Derby, Una Venning, Christine Lindsay, Christina Horniman, Helen Stirling, Frances Waring, Robert Beaumont, Robert Morley, Sigrid Landstad, Wendy Hiller, Philip Friend, Guy Le Feuvre, Amy Frank, Dorothy Galbraith, John Baker, Grenville Eves, Beryl Harrison, Dorothy Batley, R F Woodward; dir:Norman Marshall [4pp, 5x7.4; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1946: THE FIRST GENTLEMAN - Norman Ginsbury (Savoy) Wilfrid Walter, Brown Derby, Una Venning, Christine Lindsay, Christina Horniman, Edith Saville, Frances Waring, Robert Beaumont, Robert Morley, Sigrid Landstad, Joan Hopkins, John Robinson, Guy Le Feuvre, Amy Frank, Dorothy Galbraith, John Baker, Grenville Eves, Beryl Harrison, Ian Sadler, Dorothy Batley, R F Woodward; dir:Norman Marshall [8pp, 4.7x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; photographic cover; slightly tatty, else VG] £1

1946: FRIEDA - Ronald Millar (Westminster) Barbara Everest, Barbara Couper, Ray Jackson, Ursula Howells, Richard Warner, Jack Allen, Valerie White, Carl Jaffe; dir:Irene Hentschel [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £1

1946: OUR BETTERS - Somerset Maugham (Playhouse) Lois Maxwell, Leonard Malden, Dorothy Dickson, Peter Madren, Max Adrian, Nuna Davey, Peter Mitchell, Anthony Hankey, Cathleen Nesbitt, Peter Willes, George Woodbridge, John Allen; dir:Jack Minster, decor:Cecil Beaton [6pp triple-fold, 5x7.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

1946: MADAME LOUISE - Vernon Sylvaine (Garrick) Lesley Brook, Robertson Hare, Constance Lorne, Alfred Drayton, Ivan Staff, Al Millen, Harriette Johns, Maria Barry, Chester Dolben, Hebe Bliss, Pamela Dear, Ruth Maitland, Paul Demel, Clive Drummond, Patrick Baring; dir:Richard Bird [6pp, 3.3x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1946: WORM'S EYE VIEW - R F Delderfield (Whitehall) Jack Hobbs, Anthony Bazell, John Varley, Janet Barrow, Lorraine Clewes, John E Coyle, Ronald Shiner, Eric Davies, Diana Dawson, Christopher Banks, Bruce Seton; dir:Ronald Shiner [8pp, 3.4x8.25 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, date on cover, else VG] £2

1946: THE EAGLE HAS TWO HEADS - Jean Cocteau, adapted by Ronald Duncan (Lyric, Hammersmith) Jill Esmond, James McKechnie, Eileen Herlie, James Donald, Uriel Porter, Noel Willman; dir:Murray Macdonald, anthem composed by Benjamin Britten [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; scribbles on cast page - a reading copy only] £1

1946: DEAR MURDERER - St.John L Clowes (Aldwych) Michael Hordern, Terence de Marney, Rosalyn Boulter, Barrie Livesey, Diana King, Avis Scutt, Jack Raine, Peter Meriton; dir:Reginald Tate [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1946: FOOLS RUSH IN - Kenneth Horne (Fortune) Jessica Spencer, Iris Vandeleur, Josephine Middleton, Joyce Barbour, Glynis Johns, Hugh Dempster, Bernard Lee, Derek Farr; dir:Richard Bird [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, edge bite, else VG] £1

1946: BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD - Frederick Lonsdale (St.James's) Andrew Leigh, Michael Gough, Stuart Lindsell, Anthony Forwood, H G Stoker, Denis Gordon, Marian Manisty, Mary Jerrold, A E Matthews, Yvonne Owen, Hugh McDermott, J H Roberts, Cyril Smith, Robert Douglas; dir:Leslie Armstrong [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1946: THE WINSLOW BOY - Terence Rattigan (Lyric) Michael Newell, Kathleen Harrison, Madge Compton, Frank Cellier, Angela Baddeley, Jack Watling, Alastair Bannerman, Clive Morton, Mona Washbourne, Brian Harding, Emlyn Williams; dir:Glen Byam Shaw [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1946: THE WIZARD OF OZ - Paul Tietjens, Janet Green, Harold Arlen, Yip Harberg (Winter Garden Theatre) Diana Yardley (as Dorothy), Ellen Pollock, Walter Crisham, Fred Kitchen (jnr.), Claude Hulbert, Prudence Hyman, Ruth Naylor, Raymond Lovell, Harold Tarran, Vic Wilfe, Robert Vernon, The Pauline Grant Ballet; dir:Basil Dean [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1946: DEATH OF A RAT - Jan de Hartog (Lyric) Pamela Brown, Robert Harris, Alastair Sim, Terry Morgan; dir:Murray Macdonald [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1946: THE KINGMAKER - Margaret Luce (St.James's) Russell Napier, Brian Hayes, John Harvey, John Clements, Robert Eddison, Charles Lloyd Pack, Howieson Culff, Graham Stuart, James Mills, Keith Pyott, Michael Wayne, Harold Gardner, David Bird, Laurence Goodwin, Irene Vanbrugh, Rosemary Davis, John Gatrell, Kay Hammond, David Peel, Honor Shepherd, Frances Rowe, Alwyne Whatsley, Moira Lister, Mary Stone, Robert Del Kyrke, Gerald Vane, Dennis Fraser; dir:John Clements [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; w.family tree insert; VG] £2

1946: GRAND NATIONAL NIGHT - Dorothy and Campbell Christie (Apollo) Leslie Banks, Charles Groves, Hermione Baddeley (as Babs Coates and Pinkie Collins), Frederick Lloyd, Olga Edwardes, Archibald Batty, Campbell Copelin, Vincent Holman; dir:Claud Gurney [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1946: ROPE - Patrick Hamilton (Sparrow's Nest Theatre, Lowestoft) Lowestoft Repertory Company: John Fitzgerald, Alan Broadhurst, William Besant, Michael Allinson, Joyce Barnett, Thomas Morley, Kathleen Gerrard, Godfrey Lloyd; dir:John Fitzgerald [16pp, 5x8; cast list, notes, credits; somewhat rumpled, else VG] £4

1946: FIFTY-FIFTY - Larson Brown (Strand) Beryl Baxter, David Langton, Frank Petingell, Harry Green, Cameron Hall, Ian Maclean, Leslie Spurling, Rodney Lovick; dir:Harry Green [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £1

1946: OUR TOWN - Thornton Wilder (Birmingham Repertory Theatre) Brian Oulton, Dennis Vaughan, Geoffrey Heaton, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Elspeth Duxbury, Edward Horton, Norman Tyrrell, Toke Townley, Jean Kendall, Paul Eddington, Jennifer Maddox, Colin Jeavons, Hubert Mitchell, John Phillips, Lysbeth Harley, William Morgan, Averil Cond, Nicholas Bruce, Mabel France, Alan MacNaughtan, Geoffrey Lewis, Malcolm Mortimer, Michael Forman, Monica Stutfield, Meric Dobson, Angela Brooking, Mary Yeomans, Betty Robinson, Jean Whitty, Joy Newgass, Elsie Biggs, Peggy Gibbons, Alice Hannam; dir:William Armstrong [4pp, 4.5x8.5; light horizontal creases, else VG] £3

1946: THE EAGLE HAS TWO HEADS - Jean Cocteau (King's Theatre, Glasgow) Cicely Paget-Bowman, Raymond Jaquarello, Eileen Herlie, James Donald, Webber Alexander, David Read; dir:Murray Macdonald [8pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; anthem composed by Benjamin Britten; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1946: THE WHITE-HEADED BOY - Lennox Robinson (Granville Theatre, Fulham Broadway) The Irish Players: Dorothy Casey, Michael Dunne, Richard Leech, Belle Johnston, Roisin Boland, Peg Monahan, T St.John Barry, Jimmy Walsh, Wilfrid Brambell, Daphne Carroll, Brigio McCormick, Minnie McKitterick; dir:Lennox Robinson [4pp, 5.6x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1946: THE NINETEENTH HOLE OF EUROPE - Vivian Connell (Granville Theatre, Fulham Broadway) Eileen Thorndike, Lawrence Hanray, Arthur Lovegrove, Hilary Russell, Gerard Kempinski, Tatiana Lieven, Donald Barclay, Andrew Cruickshank, Dale Macdonald, Arthur Lovegrove, John Stuart, Hilary Russell, Ellen Pollock, Michael Godfrey, Eric Messiter, Peggy Livesey, Dale MacDonald; dir:John Hanau, decor:Joan Jefferson Farjeon [4pp, 5.7x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1946: PICK-UP GIRL - Elsa Shelley (Theatre Royal, Birmingham) MacDonald Parke, Jean St.Clair, Ruby Head, Howard Lamb, Edward Laurie, Joan Matheson, Irving Stein, Miki Iveria, George Pughe, Lionel Murton, Peter Wyngarde, Doreen Hughes, Leslie Hazell, Gwyn Lloyd Jones, Edmund Bailey, Doreen Percheron, Frederick Bartman, Lyn Wallace, Joanna Baker; dir:Peter Cotes [8pp, 4.6x7.4; rusty staple, else VG] (£3) SOLD

Plays: 1947

1947: LIFE WITH FATHER - Clarence Day, Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse (Savoy) Joy O'Neill, Sophie Stewart, Rowland Bartrop, Phillip Hillman, Peter Thomas, Brian Parker, Leslie Banks, Daisy Bindley, Ann Titheradge, Dorothy Gordon, Douglas Jefferies, Jane Baird, Sophie Ellis, James Mills, Aubrey Denning, Dorothy Turner; dir:Murray Macdonald [8pp, 5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; photographic cover; VG] £2

1947: THE MAN FROM THE MINISTRY - Madeleine Bingham (Comedy) Beryl Mason, Clifford Mollison, Charles Lefeaux, Joan Berly, Ysanne Churchman, Gwen Nelson, Alec Finter, Roland Caswell, Clement Hamelin, Alan Lawrence, Frank Freeman, Brian Royceton; dir:Anthony Parker [8pp, 4.8x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £1

1947: HAPPY AS LARRY - Donagh MacDonagh (Criterion) Mercury Theatre production: W A Kelly, Michael Gwynn, Norman Tyrrell, Wilfred Brambell, Sheila Manahan, Liam Redmond, Christopher Steele, Anna Burden, Fred Johnson, Edward Byrne, Sally Travers, Phyllis Ryan, Christie Humphrey; dir:Denis Carey [8pp, 5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; with Irish Glossary; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1947: THE GLEAM - Warren Chetham Strode (Globe) Frances Waring, Elspeth March, Wyndham Goldie, Honor Blackman, Arthur Hambling, Harry Ross, Audrey Teesdale, John Robinson, Hugh Kelly, Tom Macaulay, Betty Woolfe; dir:Jack Minster [8pp, 4.9x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1947: TRESPASS - Emlyn Williams (Globe) Raymond Westwell, Daphne Arthur, Frances Bates, Roddy Hughes, Gladys Henson, Francoise Rosay, Leon Quartermaine, Marjorie Rhodes, Emlyn Williams; dir:Emlyn Williams, music by Richard Addinsell [8pp, 5x7.1; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1947: EVER SINCE PARADISE - J B Priestley (New) Dennis Arundell, Jane Carr, Roger Livesey, Ursula Jeans, Joy Shelton, Hugh Kelly; dir:J B Priestley, music by Dennis Arundell [8pp, 5x7.1; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1947: NO ROOM AT THE INN - Joan Temple (Theatre Royal, Birmingham) Valerie Forrest, Gwen Watford [as Gwendoline Watford], Sheila Bernett, Kathleen Nugent, Stanley Conett, Veronica Haley, Frances Rowe, Tony Quinn, Neville Brook, Freda Jackson, Doris Rogers, Humphrey Heathcote, Michael Hall, Christopher Steele; dir:Anthony Hawtrey [8pp, 4.5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1947: EDWARD, MY SON - Robert Morley and Noel Langley (Lyric) Robert Morley, Pauline Letts, John Robinson, Richard Caldicot, James Cairncross, Waldo Sturrey, Norman Pitt, D A Clarke-Smith, Leueen MacGrath, John Allen, Ann Cunningham, Gillian Howell; dir:Peter Ashmore [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1947: EDWARD, MY SON - Robert Morley and Noel Langley (Lyric) John Clements, Pauline Letts, John Robinson, Richard Caldicot, James Cairncross, Waldo Sturrey, Norman Pitt, D A Clarke-Smith, Irene Worth, John Allen, Ann Cunningham, Gillian Howell; dir:Peter Ashmore [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1947: THE CHILTERN HUNDREDS - W Douglas Home (Vaudeville) A E Matthews, Marjorie Fielding, Leora Dana, Diane Hart, Michael Shepley, Peter Coke, Edith Savile, Tom Macaulay; dir:Colin Chandler [8pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, light folds, else VG] £3

1947: THE LAKE OF THE SWANS - Janet Leatham and Vladimir Czernikoff (Boltons Theatre Club, Kensington) Raymond Duveen, Donald Hewlett, Anna Korda (as Antonina), Stanley Beard (as Rubinstein), Peter Madren (as Tchaikovsky), Gwynne Whitby (as Baroness Von Meck), Frances Clare (as Mme.Rimsky-Korsakov), Marion Fawcett, Kenneth Villiers, Anthony Marlowe (as Rimsky-Korsakoff), Robert Green, Owen Holder; dir:John Wyse [6pp, 5x7.4 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

1947: NOW BARABBAS ... - William Douglas Home (Boltons Theatre Club, Kensington) Stanley Beard, Owen Holder, Stanley Rose, Julian Somers, Harry Quashie, Barry Phelps, Jonathan Mackwood, Basil Gordon, Peter Doughty, David Duncan, Richard Longman, Percy Walsh, Richard Foat, Tristan Rawson, Antony Marlowe, Joss Clewes, Raymond Duveen, Jill Bennett, Elsa Palmer, Barbara Birkinshaw, Jackie Boiteaux; dir:Colin Chandler [6pp, 5x7.4 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1947: KING OF ROME - Madge Pemberton (Boltons Theatre Club, Kensington) Arnold English, Ninian Brodie, Barbara Shaw, Humphrey Morton, Peter Reynolds, Peter Williams, George Skillan, Raymond Duveen, John Wyse, Marie Ney, Helen Haye, Pamela Leach; dir:John Wyse [12pp, 4.9x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, somewhat tatty] £2

1947: 1066 AND ALL THAT - Reginald Arkell, Alfred Reynolds (Strand) Leslie Henson, Doris Hare, Richard Littledale, Alfred McQuigan, Richard Ablett, Philip Merritt, Finlay Morrison, Stanley Braithwaite, Peter Mosley, Nigel Neilson, Henry Worthington, George Dale, Wallas Eaton, Gavin Gordon, Arthur Lucas, Anna Claire, Pamela Healey, Joy Adams, Diana Dell, Pamela Sheppard, Jean Freeman, Janey Albisser, Tanya Duray, Patricia Stokoe, Philip Howard, Patricia Gaunt, Jean Haines, Gordon Little, Mirren Wood, Henry Caine; dir:Leslie Henson and Richard Littledale [6pp, 5x8 triple-fold; cast list, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1947: PEACE IN OUR TIME - Noel Coward (Lyric) Helen Horsey, Bernard Lee, Elspeth March, Maureen Pryor, Trevor Ward, Sybil Wise, Beatrice Varley, Hazel Terry, Kenneth More, Douglas Vine, Stella Chapman, Olaf Pooley, Derek Aylward, Ralph Michael, Dora Bryan, George Lane, Irene Relph, Daphne Maddox, Brian Carey, Charles Russell, Richard Scott, Betty Woolfe, Anthony Peek, William Murray, Philip Guard, Michael Kent, Manfred Priestley, Dandy Nichols, Alan Badel, John Molecey, Michael Anthony, Janet Barrow, Peter Drury; dir:Alan Webb [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; uncommon; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1947: PRIVATE ENTERPRISE - St.John Ervine (St.James's) British Theatre Group: Nicholas Hannen, Elizabeth Gray, Ella Atkinson, Charles Lloyd Pack, Andre Morell, Elizabeth Allan, Hector Ross, William Fox, Eileen Peel, Julien Mitchell, Russell Waters, Meadows White, Nigel Neilson; dir:Basil Dean [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; light scribbles on both covers, else VG] £1

1947: THE BLIND GODDESS - Patrick Hastings (Apollo) C Jervis Walter, Honor Blackman, Joan Haythorne, Basil Radford, Peter Folliss, Marian Spencer, Wyndham Goldie, William Mervyn, David Maxwell, Geoffrey Wincott, Arnold Bell, Ireland Wood, Geoffrey Morris, John Maddison, Stuart Easton, Edgar Hayes, Rosemary Hersee, J Forbes Knowles, Ewart Locke, Maurice Michel, Maurice Norman, Edwin Richfield, Marjory Weston; dir:Charles Hickman [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1947: BORN YESTERDAY - Garson Kanin (Garrick) Mona Harrison, William Kemp, Alastair Traquhair, Eric Booth, Michael Balfour, Harry Lane, Hartley Power, Yolande Donlan, Stanley Maxted, Michael Lynd, Marianne Rigby, Bernard Gillman, Launce Maraschal, Bessie Love, Lionel Dunn; dir:Laurence Olivier [4pp, 5.1x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor edge damage, else VG] £3

1947: OFF THE RECORD - Ian Hay and Stephen King-Hall (Apollo) Daniel Mayer Company: Louise Gainsborough, Hubert Gregg, Bill Gates, Anthony Holmes, John Ainsworth, Frederic Kerr, Pamela Matthews, Hugh Wakefield, Tom Gill, Eve Ashley, Eric Holmes, Roger Maxwell; dir:William Mollison [4pp, 4.9x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor edge damage, else VG] £1

1947: FIFTY-FIFTY - Larson Brown (Strand) Christine Adrian, David Langton, Frank Pettingell, Harry Green, Cameron Hall, Ian Maclean, Leslie Spurling, Rodney Lovick; dir:Harry Green [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £1

1947: FIFTY-FIFTY - Larson Brown (Strand) Beryl Baxter, David Langton, Frank Pettingell, Harry Green, Cameron Hall, Ian Maclean, Leslie Spurling, Rodney Lovick; dir:Harry Green [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; flimsy, else VG] £1

1947: DR.ANGELUS - James Bridie (Phoenix) George Cole, Alastair Sim, Molly Urquhart, Betty Marsden, Charles Carson, Jane Aird, Archie Duncan, Rex Garner; dir:Alastair Sim [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1947: SHE WANTED A CREAM FRONT DOOR - A R Whatmore (Apollo) Doreen Fischer, Constance Lorne, Brenda Cameron, Joan Carol, Peter Humphreys, Robertson Hare, Peter Haddon, Ian Carmichael, Jon Robins, Sidney Vivian, Denis Lehrer, Arthur Furby, Viva Stephens, Christine Bennett, Mai Bacon, Raphael Norman; dir:Austin Melford [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1947: MEN WITHOUT SHADOWS and THE RESPECTABLE PROSTITUTE - Jean Paul Sartre (Lyric, Hammersmith) Aubrey Woods, John Byron, Lyn Evans, Mary Morris, Hector MacGregor, David Markham, Philip Leaver, Sidney James, Denis Carey, Betty Ann Davies, Orlando Martins, Alan Tilvern, Dale MacDonald, Hugh Griffith, Mary Shaw, Derek Ensor; dir:Peter Brook, settings by Rolf Gerard [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1947: PRESENT LAUGHTER - Noel Coward (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Avis Scott, Daphne Newton, Billy Thatcher, Joan Swinstead, Noel Coward, Joyce Carey, Robert Eddison (as Roland Maule), Gerald Case, Peter Gray, Moira Lister, Gwen Floyd; dir:Noel Coward [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; light horizontal crease, else VG] £3

1947: WHERE THERE'S A WILL - Vyvian Hall (Gateway Theatre Club, Chepstow Villas) Actor's Theatre Company: Barbara Trevor, Edna Carlingford, Don Sinclair, Kendrew Milson, William Lynton, Phyllis Rimmer, Joyce Gregg, Edward Chaffers, Simonette Cooper, Muriel Young, Robert Grayson, Wilson Featherston; dir:Vyvian Hall [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £1

1947: THE EAGLE HAS TWO HEADS - Jean Cocteau (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Cicely Paget-Bowman, Raymond Jaquarello, Eileen Herlie, James Donald, Webber Alexander, David Read; dir:Murray MacDonald [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; anthem composed by Benjamin Britten; minor marks, else VG] £3

1947: THE MAN IN THE STREET - Geoffrey Kerr (St.James's) British Theatre Group: Mary Martlew, Lloyd Pearson, Helen Christie, Beryl Measor, Bobby Howes, Edward Jewesbury, Desmond Keith, Ella Atkinson, Meadows White, Michael Stuart, Kynaston Reeves, Charles Lloyd Pack, Deering Wells, Johnson Loe; dir:Basil Dean [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1947: OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE - Ben Travers (Winter Garden Theatre) Enid Lowe, Rona Laurie, Sam Lysons, Martin Case, Joan Lang, Robertson Hare, Ralph Lynn, Gordon James, Irene Arnold, D Bradley-Smith, Caswell Garth, Ian Reid, Randolph McLeod, Hugh Selwyn; dir:Charles Hickman [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1947: MIRANDA - Peter Blackmore (Embassy) Diane Hart, Joan Haythorne, Nora Swinburne, Ronald Ward, Harry Geldard, Genine Graham, Margaret Withers, Bryan Coleman; dir:Richard Bird [6pp triple-fold, 3.4x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1947: POINT VALAINE - Noel Coward (Embassy) Marjorie Hellier, Charles Cameron, Doris Rogers, Audrey Fildes, Anthony Ireland, Ben-Astar, Pauline Henriques, Louise Toummavoh, Basil Appleby, Neville Mapp, Mary Ellis, Isobel Ohmead, Pat Smylie, Prudence Hyman, Alexis Milne, Ambrosine Phillpotts, Allan Cuthbertson; dir:Peter Glenville [6pp triple-fold, 3.4x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1947 (18-22 Mch): STRANGE HAPPINESS - John Marquand (Castle Theatre, Farnham) Alice Chatterton, Grizel Gordon, Marjorie Mason, Zita Jenner, Brenda Ulrich, John Moffatt, Richard Gatehouse, Simon Taylor, Nancie Jackson, Neil Gibson; dir:Robert Jarvis [4pp, 5.25x8.2; 21st production of the 6th Season; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1947 (25-29 Mch): POSTMAN'S KNOCK - Frank Shelley (Castle Theatre, Farnham) Margaret Gordon, Daphne Axham, John Moffatt, Neil Gibson, Kenneth Halliwell, Zita Jenner, Nancie Jackson; dir:Frank Shelley [4pp, 5.25x8.2; 22nd production of the 6th Season; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1947 (1-5 Apr): LOVE FROM A STRANGER - Frank Vosper (Castle Theatre, Farnham) Alice Chatterton, Joyce Carpenter, Nancie Jackson, John Moffatt, Donald Bradley, Marshall Barnes, Zita Jenner, Kenneth Halliwell; dir:Alan Badel [4pp, 5.25x8.2; 23rd production of the 6th Season; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1947: THE HASTY HEART - John Patrick ("Q" Theatre, Kew) Paul La Riviere, John Warwick, Michael Godfrey, John Nicolson, Glynn Lawson, Kenneth Fraser, Philippa Hiatt, Geoffrey Wardwell, Terry Morgan; dir:Geoffrey Wardwell [6pp, 3.25x8.5 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1947: APRIL PLAYS THE FOOL - Michael Voysey (Granville Theatre, Walham Green [Fulham Broadway]) Francis Hampton, Joyce Penington, Olive Sloane, Michael Gardiner, Mary Chapman, Frances Rendell, Frank Lloyd, Milissa Dearden, Hilda Campbell Russell, Peter Bryant, Michael Voysey, John Martin; dir:Robert Henderson [8pp, 5.4x8.4; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, rumpled, but highly uncommon] £1

1947: IN THE BEGINNING and VILLAGE WOOING - Bernard Shaw (New Lindsey Theatre Club, Notting Hill Gate) Ann Gee, Michael Duffield, Antony Kearey, Josephine Fraser, Lucielle Gray, Victor Adams; dir:Peter Cotes [4pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, programme notes, credits etc.; minor marks, horizontal fold, else VG] £2

1947 (w/c 29 Sep): CHARLEY'S AUNT - Brandon Thomas (New Theatre, Oxford) The Brandon Thomas Company: John Huson, Michael Logan, Nicholas Parsons (as Jack), Richard Butler (as Charles Wykeham), Philip Dale (as Lord Fancourt Babberley), Francis Drake, Ruth Gower (as Donna Lucia), Doreen Duke, Alison Petrie, Daphnie Atherton; dir:Jevan Brandon Thomas [8pp, 5x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; This Company appears prior to Presentation in London; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1947 (w/c 6 Oct): ANNA LUCASTA - Philip Yordan (New Theatre, Oxford) Edith Whiteman, Betty Haynes, Georgia Burke, John Proctor, Frederick O'Neal, Frank Silvera, Emmett Babe Wallace, Reginald Fenderson, Claire Leyba, Eddie Banks, Hilda Simms, John Tate, Kenneth Freeman, Earle Hyman; dir:Harry Wagstaff Gribble [8pp, 5x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

Plays: 1948

1948: HAPPY WITH EITHER - Margaret Kennedy (St.James's) Sheelagh Macalpine, Cyril Raymond, Adrienne Corri, Valerie Taylor, Constance Cummings, Angela Baddeley, Wilfred Hyde White; dir:Basil Dean [8pp, 5x4.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; 5 small cast photos; VG] £2

1948: THE GLASS MENAGERIE - Tennessee Williams (Theatre Royal, Brighton) Helen Hayes, Frances Heflin, Phil Brown, Hugh McDermott; dir:John Gielgud [20pp, 4.25x5.4; cast list, synopsis of scenes, extensive production notes, credits, photo of Helen Haye etc.; VG] £3

1948: YOU NEVER CAN TELL - G B Shaw (Wyndham's) Sherek Players Ltd.: Margaret Barton, David Markham, Muriel Russell, David Peel, Jane Henderson, Rosamund John, Milton Rosmer, Walter Hudd, Harcourt Williams, D A Clarke-Smith; dir:Peter Ashmore [8pp, 4.75x7; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly tatty] £1

1948: MUSICAL CHAIRS - Ronald MacKenzie (Playhouse) Arts Theatre production: Richard Bird, Laurence Payne, Gabrielle Brune, Lucille Steven, Danuta Karell, Enid Sass, Richard Warner, Laurence Naismith; dir:Peter Potter [8pp, 5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, small bite out of cover, else VG] £1

1948: THE MALE ANIMAL - James Thurber and Elliott Nugent (New) Pauline Henriques, Barbara Kelly, Arthur Hill, Maxine Cooper, Gerald Metcalfe, Newton Blick, Guy Kingsley Poynter, Hugh McDermott, Aletha Orr, Jon Farrell, Virginia Bedard, John Drexler, Martin Benson; dir:Roy Rich [8pp, 5x7.4; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; tatty] £1

1948: EDEN END - J B Priestley (Duchess) Brian Nissen, Dorothy Dewhurst, Jessica Spencer, Nicholas Hannen, Angela Baddeley, Gerald Andersen, Eric Berry; dir:Michael Macowan [8pp, 4.9x7.1; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1948: LITTLE LAMBS EAT IVY - Noel Langley (Ambassadors) Lionel Murton, Joan Haythorne, Howard Lamb, Denis Gordon, Joan Forrest, Margot Lister, Jeanette Tregarthen, John Mackwood, Richard Davies, Gabrielle Welford, Arnold Bell; dir:Charles Hickman [8pp, 4.9x7; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £1

1948: THE INDIFFERENT SHEPHERD - Peter Ustinov (Criterion) Charmian Eyre, Gladys Cooper, Andrew Cruickshank, Francis Lister, Charles Cullum, Peter Street, Anna Turner; dir:Norman Marshall [8pp, 5x7.1; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1948: A MAN MUST DIE - Felicity Douglas (St.Martin's) Frank Duncan, Harry Hearne, Teresa Moore, Jane Baird, Jacqueline Thompson, Michael Marriott, John Bailey, Basil Dawson, Norman Rutherford, Daphne Arthur, Campbell Singer, Merelina Watts, Edward Jewesbury, Hilary Liddell, John Witty, Noel Brophy, Alan Gordon; dir:Felicity Douglas [8pp, 4.9x7.2; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £1

1948 (Jul): THE GIOCONDA SMILE - Aldous Huxley (New) Clive Brook, Pamela Brown, Marie Ney, Pamela White, Brenda Bruce, Noel Howlett, Gordon McLeod, Elizabeth Villars, Kenneth Law, Allen Montgomery; dir:Peter Glenville [8pp, 4.9x7; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1948 (Aug): THE GIOCONDA SMILE - Aldous Huxley (New) Clive Brook, Pamela Brown, Mary Merrall, Pamela White, Brenda Bruce, Noel Howlett, Gordon McLeod, Elizabeth Villars, Kenneth Law, Allen Montgomery; dir:Peter Glenville [8pp, 4.9x7; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1948: MISS MABEL - R C Sherriff (Duchess) Mary Jerrold, W E Holloway, Josephine Middleton, Richard Warner, Clive Morton, Sidney Monckton, Peter Murray, Mary Matthews, Anne West, Greta Wood, Harry Douglas, Peter Wigzell; dir:Norman Marshall [8pp, 4.9x7; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1948: COCKPIT - Bridget Boland (Playhouse) London Mask Theatre: Phyllis Mander, Lilly Molnar, Tatiana Lieven, Peter Drury, Joss Clewes, Arthur Hambling, Joseph O'Conor, Dudley Jones, Paul Hardtmuth, Geoffrey Dunn, Marcel Poncin, Julian Randall, Harry Locke, Diana Graves, Eileen Way, John Brooking, Edith Blake, Sheila Coghill, Jan Conrad, Michael Corcoran, Michael Hallifax, Zoe Hicks, Thomas Hutcheson, Douglas Jones, George Shindler, Frank Taylor, Elizabeth West, Edgar Whitburn; dir:Michael MacOwan [8pp, 5x7.4; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slight edge damage, else VG] £2

1948: THE HIDDEN YEARS - Travers Otway (Fortune) Anthony Oliver, Dale Rogers, Brian Peck, Arnold English, Ray Jackson, Anthony Tancred, Douglas Seale, Anthony Marlowe, James Hayter, Robert Webber, Nigel Clarke, Ray Cooney [as Raymond Cooney], Freda Devon, dir:John Wyse [4pp, 5.1x8; cast list, credits etc.; originally produced at The Bolton Theatre; slight vertical bend, else VG] £2

1948: CRIME PASSIONEL - John Paul Sartre (Lyric) Roger Livesey, Michael Gough, Joyce Redman, Brian Carey, Max Brimmell, Julian Randall, Raymond Westwell, Yvonne Coulette, Humphrey Heathcote, Gunnar Hafsten, Ernest Clark, William Sherwood, dir:Peter Glenville [4pp, 5.1x8; slightly rumpled, else VG] £1

1948: THE HAPPIEST DAYS OF YOUR LIFE - John Dighton (Apollo) Myles Eason, Douglas Ives, Colin Gordon, George Howe, Joyce Barbour, Viola Lyel, Peter Davies, Molly Weir, Patricia Hastings, Stringer Davis, Betty Woolfe, Douglas Stewart, Irene Relph; dir:Richard Bird [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1948: AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY - W Douglas Home (Aldwych) Raymond Lovell, Richard Wattis, Charles Groves, Jane Baxter, Iris Hoey, Lloyd Pearson, Jacques Berthier; dir:Cedric Hardwicke [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1948: I REMEMBER MAMA - John Van Druten (Aldwych) Mady Christians, Frederick Valk, Gerard Heinz, Lilly Kann, Amy Frank, Peter Grisewood, David Cole, Gillian Raine, Josephine Wray; dir:Mady Christians [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1948: TROUBLE IN THE HOUSE - Antony Verney (Cambridge Theatre) Gus McNaughton, William Fox, Patrick Barr, Doreen Percheron, Barbara Trevor, Margot van der Burgh, Nancy O'Neil, Howard Marion Crawford, Sylvia Leslie, Evelyn Lund, Hubert Hill, Clive Drummond; dir:Stuart Latham [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1948: DARK OF THE MOON - Howard Richardson and William Berney (Lyric) Company of Four production: William Sylvester, Hugh Pryse, Mary Laura Wood, Sandra Dorne, Joan Young, Gordon Tanner, Gabrielle Blunt, Bartlett Mullins, Joan MacArthur, Eileen Way, Denis Shaw, Gerald Lawson, Peter George, Gaylord Cavallaro, Edie Martin, Donald Reed, Evelyn Moore, John Murphy, Nina Polan, David Greene, Sheila Burrell, Joan Young, John Kidd, Craddock Munro, Tommy Middleton, Jack Thomas; dir:Peter Brook [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; date on cover, else VG] £4

1948: LOVE IN ALBANIA - Eric Linklater (Lyric) Molly Urquhart, Peter Jones, Brenda Bruce, Robin Bailey, Peter Ustinov; dir:Peter Ustinov [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; light scribbles on back cover, else VG] £2

1948: ONE WILD OAT - Vernon Sylvaine (Garrick) Julie Mortimer, Constance Lorne, Robertson Hare, Robert Moreton, June Sylvaine, Alfred Drayton, John Stone, Ruth Maitland, Tom Squire, Charles Groves, Anne Stapledon, Horace Sequeira, Violet Gould; dir:Richard Bird [6pp, 5x8 triplefold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1948 (w/c 22 Nov): ONE WILD OAT - Vernon Sylvaine (New Theatre, Oxford) Diana Yardley, Constance Lorne, Robertson Hare, Robert Moreton, June Sylvaine, Alfred Drayton, John Stone, Ruth Maitland, Tom Squire, Charles Groves, Anne Stapledon, Horace Sequeira, Helen Burles; dir:Richard Bird [8pp, 5.5x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £1

1948 (w/c 1 Nov): THANKS A MILLION - John McNair (New Theatre, Oxford) Roddy Hughes, Henry Hewitt, Clifford Mollison, Gabrielle Brune, Ewan Roberts, Mark Daly, Austin Trevor; dir:Charles Hickman [8pp, 5.5x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1948: PRIVATE ENTERPRISE - St.John Ervine (St.James's) British Theatre Group: Nicholas Hannen, Elizabeth Gray, Elizabeth Allan, Ella Atkinson, Charles Lloyd Pack, Andre Morell, Hector Ross, Eileen Peel, William Fox, Julien Mitchell, Russell Waters, Meadows White, Nigel Neilson; dir:Basil Dean [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1948: PRESENT LAUGHTER - Noel Coward (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Avis Scott, Daphne Newton, Billy Thatcher, Joan Swinstead, Hugh Sinclair (as Garry Essendine), Joyce Carey, David Evans, Gerald Case, Peter Gray, Moira Lister, Gwen Floyd; dir:Noel Coward [4pp, 5x8; minor marks, else VG] £2

1948: OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE - Ben Travers (Winter Garden) Enid Lowe, Rona Laurie, Sam Lysons, Martin Case, Joan Lang, Robertson Hare, Ralph Lynn, Gordon James, Irene Arnold, D Bradley-Smith, Caswell Garth, Ian Reid, Randolph McLeod, Hugh Selwyn; dir:Charles Hickman [4pp, 5x8; minor marks, else VG] £2

1948: THE GLASS MENAGERIE - Tennessee Williams (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Helen Hayes, Frances Heflin, Phil Brown, Hugh McDermott; dir:John Gielgud [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; vertical crease, else VG] £1

1948: WRITTEN FOR A LADY - Leo Marks (Garrick) Clifford Mollison, Christine Bennett, Barbara Hicks, Margaretta Scott, Barry Morse, Hugh Latimer; dir:William Mollison [6pp, 5x8 triplefold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £1

1948: DR.ANGELUS - James Bridie (Phoenix) George Cole, Alastair Sim, Molly Urquhart, Betty Marsden, Charles Carson, Jane Aird, Archie Duncan, Rex Garner; dir:Alastair Sim [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; ] £2

1948: PLAYBILL: The Browning Version and A Harlequinade - Terence Rattigan (Phoenix) Peter Scott, Hector Ross, Mary Ellis, Eric Portman, Owen Reynolds, Anthony Oliver, Henryetta Edwards, Marie Lohr, Kenneth Edwards, Basil Howes, Noel Dyson, Henry Bryce, Thelma Ruby, Patrick Jordan, Manville Tarrant; dir:Peter Glenville [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1948: DON'T LISTEN, LADIES! - Stephen Powys and Guy Bolton, from the French of Sacha Guitry (St.James's) Francis Lister, Pamela Bevan, Constance Cummings, D A Mehan, Denholm Elliott, Ada Reeve, Betty Marsden, Tom Webster, Peter Franklin, Ferdy Mayne; dir:William Armstrong [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £1

1948: RAIN ON THE JUST - Peter Watling (Aldwych) Scott Harold, Marie Ney, Pauline Winter, Eileen Peel, Michael Denison, Geoffrey Keen, Dulcie Gray, Edgar Norfolk; dir:Murray MacDonald [8pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1948: RAIN ON THE JUST - Peter Watling (Theatre Royal, Newcastle-upon-Tyne) Scott Harold, Marie Ney, Pauline Winter, Eileen Peel, Michael Denison, Geoffrey Keen, Dulcie Gray, Edgar Norfolk; dir:Murray MacDonald [8pp, 5.5x8.4; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1948: AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY - W Douglas Home (Opera House, Manchester) Raymond Lovell, Richard Wattis, Charles Groves, Jane Baxter, Iris Hoey, Lloyd Pearson, Jacques Berthier, Noel Coleman; dir:Cedric Hardwicke [8pp, 5.5x8.5; plus 3 newsclippings; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

Plays: 1949

1949: THE UNQUIET SPIRIT - Jean-Jacques Bernard, translated by John Leslie Frith (Arts Theatre Club) Margaret Rawlings, William Mervyn, Maurice Harty, David Markham, Richard Wordsworth, Scott Harrold, Betty Linton, Stanley Van Beers, Jenny Laird, Molly Bloor, Beryl Wynter; dir:John Fernald [16pp, 6x4.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1949: BEFORE THE PARTY - Rodney Ackland (St.Martin's) Constance Cummings, Roderick Lovell, Judith Furse, Margaret Barton, Mary Merrall, D A Clarke-Smith, Winifred Oughton; dir:Benn W Levy [12pp, 5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1949 (Oct): MASTER OF ARTS - William Douglas Home (Strand) Roland Culver, David O'Brien, Graham Stuart, Margot Lister, Michael Atkinson, Ursula Howells, Enid Sass, John Miller, Barbara Leake, Norman Pierce, Reggie Glennickel, Reginald Dyson; dir:Michael Benthall [6pp, 5x7.25 triplefold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1949 (Dec): MASTER OF ARTS - William Douglas Home (Vaudeville) Roland Culver, David O'Brien, Graham Stuart, Margot Lister, Michael Atkinson, Ursula Howells, Enid Sass, John Miller, Barbara Leake, Norman Pierce, Reginald Dyson, Patrick Ross; dir:Michael Benthall [12pp, 5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; date on cover (3-12-49), else VG] £3

1949: THE CHILTERN HUNDREDS - W Douglas Home (Strand) A E Matthews, Marjorie Fielding, Jane Fergus, Diane Hart, George Curzon, Hugh Kelly, Gladys Boot, Tom Macaulay; dir:Colin Chandler [6pp, 5x7.25 triplefold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1949: THE CHILTERN HUNDREDS - W Douglas Home (Vaudeville) A E Matthews, Marjorie Fielding, Joan Winmill, Diane Hart, Michael Shepley, Peter Coke, Edith Savile, Tom Macaulay; dir:Colin Chandler [8pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1949: ON MONDAY NEXT... - Philip King (Comedy) Henry Kendall, Ivan Staff, Olga Lindo, Leslie Phillips, Richard Goolden, Beryl Mason, Mary Kimber, Cyril Chamberlain, Patricia Page, Mary Mackenzie, Christopher Hewett; dir:Henry Kendall and Shaun Sutton [8pp, 5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; bite out of cover, else VG] £1

1949: YOUNG WIVES' TALE - Ronald Jeans (Savoy) Naunton Wayne, Joan Greenwood, Florence Churchill, Brenda Hogan, Beatrice Boarer, Joan Haythorne, Derek Farr, Sydney King, Margaret Scudamore; dir:Michael Macowan [12pp, 5x7.25; slightly rumpled else VG] £2

1949: UNCLE CHARLEY - Georgina Penny (People's Palace Theatre, Mile End Road) Grace Poole, Betty Hale, Patrick Jordan, Alice Bowes, Diana Hely-Hutchinson, Frank Simmons, Harry Welchman, George Bailey, Peggy Caldicott, Pamela Lawrence, Peter Swanwick; dir:Douglas Freear [8pp, 5x7.5; cast, synopsis of scenes, credits; VG] £4

1949: THE THIRD VISITOR - Gerald Anstruther (Duke of York's) Bruno Barnabe, Anthony Marlowe, Reed de Rouen, Mackenzie Ward, Sonia Dresdel, Rosemary Scott, Martin Case, John Ruddock; dir:Ellen Pollock [8pp, 5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1949: QUEEN ELIZABETH SLEPT HERE - Talbot Rothwell, adapted from a play by George S Kaufman and Moss Hart (Strand) Kenneth Connor, Dulcie Gray, Michael Denison, Joy Hodgkinson, Gordon Bell, Daisy Bindley, Susan Richmond, Max Helpmann, Winifred Melville, Julie Boas, Stanley Foreman, Frank Tilton, Julien Mitchell; dir:Richard Bird [12pp, 5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1949: THE PERFECT WOMAN - Wallace Geoffrey and Basil Mitchell (Playhouse) Honor Shepherd, Owen Fellowes, John Deverell, Peter Cozens, Robert Dorning, Sonnie Hale, Charles Heslop, Fred Berger, David Hurst, Ellen Pollock; dir:J H Roberts [8pp, 4.75x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1949: THE YOUNG AND FAIR - N Richard Nash (St.Martin's) Jean Stuart, Jane Baxter, Sheila Shand Gibbs, Marie Ney, Helen Stirling, Joan Newell, Cordelia Wright, Tilsa Page, Helen Harvey, Pamela Alan, Barbara Davis, Rosemary Carvill, Mary Donn, Muriel Russell, Joyce Ash, Sonia Moray, Joan Hodson; dir:Willard Stoker [12pp, 5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1949: SUMMER DAY'S DREAM - J B Priestley (St.Martin's) Herbert Lomas, Eileen Thorndike, John Westbrook, Adrienne Corri, Adina Mandlova, John Salew, Olaf Pooley, Charles Lamb; dir:Michael Macowan [12pp, 5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1949: TRAVELLER'S JOY - Arthur Macrae (Criterion) Arthur Macrea, Dora Bryan, Yvonne Arnaud, Derek Aylward, Billie Hill, Charles Victor, Helen Christie, Archibald Batty, Alexander Gauge, Ernst Ulman; dir:Richard Bird [8pp, 4.75x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1949: THE GIOCONDA SMILE - Aldous Huxley (Wyndham's) Clive Brook, Valerie Taylor, Mary Merrall, Pamela White, Elizabeth Kentish, Noel Howlett, Gordon McLeod, Elizabeth Villars, Kenneth Law, Allen Montgomery; dir:Peter Glenville [8pp, 4.75x7; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1949: THE POLTERGEIST - Frank Harvey (Vaudeville) Olga Lindo, Olive Kirby, Anne West, Jacqueline Clarke, Lloyd Pearson, Peter Neil, Austin Trevor, Gordon Harker, Frank S Strickland; dir:Charles Goldner [8pp, 4.75x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; somewhat tatty] £1

1949: A WOMAN'S PLACE - Wendy Grimwood (Vaudeville) Kathleen Harrison, Leslie Banks, Elizabeth Allan, Agnes Lauchlan, Joan Lang, Bryan Coleman; dir:Charles Hickman, des:Joan Jefferson Farjeon [8pp, 5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1949: FRENCH WITHOUT TEARS - Terence Rattigan (Vaudeville) David Aylmer, Basil Appleby, Robert Flemyng, Patricia Metcalfe, Bernard Merefield, Clive Morton, Moira Lister, Anthony Oliver, Patricia Plunkett, Denis Peck; dir:Robert Flemyng [12pp, 5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1949: ON MONDAY NEXT... - Philip King (Comedy) Henry Kendall, Charles Lamb, Olga Lindo, Leslie Phillips, Richard Goolden, Beryl Mason, Mary Kimber, Cyril Chamberlain, Patricia Page, Mary Mackenzie, Liam Gaffney; dir:Henry Kendall and Shaun Sutton [8pp, 5x7; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1949: BEFORE THE PARTY - Rodney Ackland (St.Martin's) Constance Cummings, Roderick Lovell, Judith Furse, Margaret Barton, Mary Merrall, D A Clarke-Smith, Winifred Oughton; dir:Benn W Levy [12pp, 5x7; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1949: THE LATE EDWINA BLACK - William Dinner and William Morum (Ambassadors) Beatrice Varley, Catherine Lacey, Raymond Huntley, Stephen Murray; dir:Chloe Gibson [12pp, 5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1949: HARVEY - Mary Chase (Prince of Wales) Rosaline Haddon, Athene Seyler, Sid Field, Henzie Raeburn, Violet Farebrother, Diana Fawcett, Henry Gilbert, Jeremy Hawk, Ernest Hare, Margery Caldicott, Gordon Phillott, Harry Herbert; dir:Anthony Quayle [8pp, 4.75x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; w.photographic cover; VG] £4

1949 (Jul): LOVE IN ALBANIA - Eric Linklater (St.James's) Company of Four production: Molly Urquhart, Peter Jones, Brenda Bruce, Robin Bailey, Peter Ustinov; dir:Peter Ustinov [8pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1949: WILDERNESS OF MONKEYS - Peter Watling (Embassy) Bristol Old Vic Company: Sonia Williams, Stephen Kaye, Nigel Stock, Leslie Sands, Paul Rogers, Nuna Davey, John Phillips; dir:Allan Davis [6pp, 5x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, note about the Bristol Old Vic Company etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

1949: TRESPASS - Emlyn Williams (Apollo) Raymond Westwell, Daphne Arthur, Frances Bates, Roddy Hughes, Gladys Henson, Mary Hinton, Leon Quartermaine, Marjorie Rhodes, Emlyn Williams; dir:Emlyn Williams, music by Richard Addinsell [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly tatty] £1

1949: DEATH OF A SALESMAN - Arthur Miller (Phoenix) Paul Muni, Katharine Alexander, Frank Maxwell, Kevin McCarthy, Sam Main, Bessie Love, Finlay Currie, Henry Oscar, J Anthony La Penna, Joan MacArthur, George Margo, Mary Laura Wood, Barbara Cummings, Ronald Frazer; dir:Elia Kazan [8pp, 5.1x8; cast list, credits etc.; slight vertical bend, else VG] £5

1949: ANN VERONICA - H G Wells, retold for the stage by Ronald Gow (Opera House, Manchester) Wendy Hiller, Doris Rogers, Pauline Winter, Henry Hewitt, Christine Silver, Vernon Greeves, Alexis France, Joan Benham, Agnes Lauchlan, David Read, Elizabeth Thorndike, Viola Merrett, John Woodnutt, Maurice Jones, Richard Wordsworth, Vi Stevens, Cyril Ritchard, Deering Wells, Barbara Cavan, George Hayes, Robert Harris, Patrick Westwood, Mary McAlpine, Cicely Paget-Bowman; dir:Peter Ashmore [8pp; flimsy, minor marks, else VG] £3

1949: SHADOW AND SUBSTANCE - Paul Vincent Carroll (Birmingham Repertory Theatre) Caroline Hooper, Donald Pleasence, Patricia Driscoll, Julian Amyes, John Neville, Eric Porter, Lally Bowers, Trevor Barker, William Avenell, Margaret Godwin; dir:Michael Langham [8pp, 4.5x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1949: LADY AUDLEY'S SECRET from the popular novel by Miss Braddon (Prince's) The Bedford Theatre (London) Ltd.: Shirley Richards, Allen Bourne Webb, Pat Nye, Alan Gordon, Anne Crawford, Richard Baldwyn, Bill Shine, Anne Anderson, Wendy West, Judith Williams, Susan Capon, Jennifer Andree, Brenda Batstone, Brian James, Donald Craig; dir:Judith Furse [4pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

1949: BLACK CHIFFON - Lesley Storm (Westminster Theatre) Dorothy Gordon, Owen Holder, Rachel Gurney, Flora Robson, Janet Barrow, Wyndham Goldie, Anthony Ireland; dir:Charles Hickman [4pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3


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