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OTHER PLAYS: 1940-1949

Plays: 1940

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 (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: A LADY REFLECTS - Louis Verneuil/Georges Berr (Embassy) Hugh Sinclair, Athole Stewart, Valerie Taylor, Grizelda Hervey, Irene Browne, W. Hyde White; dir:Gwen Farrar [12pp; minor marks, 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 (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

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: 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: 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

Plays: 1941

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 warning; Magazine Programme No.1323; spine partially split, slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1941: QUIET WEEK-END - Esther McCracken (Wyndham's) Glynis Johns, Marjorie Fielding, Frank Cellier [8pp, 5x3.75; minor marks, else VG] £3
1941: ON APPROVAL
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: THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER - George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart (Savoy) Robert Morley, Coral Browne, Constance Lorne, Viola Lyel, Ralph Roberts, Hugh McDermott, Mary Alice Collins, Edward Cooper, Jerry Verno, dir:Marcel Varnel [4pp, 5x7.5; credits, air-raid warning; VG] £4

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] £3

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: THE NUTMEG TREE - Margery Sharp (Lyric) Yvonne Arnaud, Winifred Oughton, Walter Pringle, E. J. Kennedy, Alban Blakelock, Frederick Leister, Una Venning, Richard Carr, Naomi Jacob, 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] £3

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] £3

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] £3

1941: THE EDUCATION OF ELIZABETH - Roy Horniman (Royalty Theatre, Morecombe) 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: THE JOAN DANVERS - Frank Stayton (Royalty Theatre, Morecombe) 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: THE PETRIFIED FOREST - Robert Emmett Sherwood (Globe Theatre) Robert Beatty, Gwyn Nichols, Miki Iveria, Constance Cummings, Owen Nares, Earl Cameron, Harry Ross, Raymond Mander, Hartley Power; dir:Norman Marshall [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits; very light horizontal bend, else VG] £3

1942: BLITHE SPIRIT - Noel Coward (Piccadilly) Fay Compton, Kay Hammond, Cecil Parker, Margaret Rutherford; dir:Noel Coward [8pp; 5x3.75; creased, else VG] £2

1942: WHY NOT TONIGHT? - Stafford Dickens (Ambassador's) Tom Walls, Katharine Morley, Stafford Dickens [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 Twenlow, Don Avory, Lief Erikson, Manning Whiley, Fred Groves, Arthur Maude, Clare Harris, Magaret Withers, Jack Meyne, Wanda Rotha, G. H. Mulcaster, dir:Reginald Long [8pp, 5x3.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, air raid warning etc.; VG] £2

1942: SKYLARK - Samson Raphaelson (Duchess) Constance Cummings, John Clements, Hugh Sinclair, Valerie Taylor, 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: NIGHT OF THE GARTER - Avery Hopwood & Wilson Collison (Strand) Sydney Howard, Rene Ray, Jack Melford, Muriel George, Joan Shannon, 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) Ronald Squire, Isabel Jeans, Barry Jones, Antony Holles, Kynaston Reeves; dir:Val Gielgud [6pp, 3.25x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1942: ON APPROVAL - Frederick Lonsdale (Aldwych) Barry K. Barnes, Diana Churchill, Cathleen Nesbitt, Eric Cowley; dir:Irene Hentschel [6pp, 3.25x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits 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 MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER - George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart (Savoy) Robert Morley, Coral Browne, Viola Lyel, Jerry Verno, Cameron Hall, Edie Martin; dir:Marcel Varnel [4pp, 5x7.5; minor marks, slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

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

1942: AWAKE AND SING - Clifford Odets (Cambridge) 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.; VG] £4

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) Dorothy Hyson, Philip Friend, Iris Hoey, David Horne; 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 (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 (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; minor marks, else VG; remarkable survivor] £3

1943 (27 Dec): NOAH - Obey (Glasgow Citizens Theatre) Morland Graham, 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: 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: 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 Warning, credits, forthcoming attractions etc.; very slightly rumpled, else VG; another wartime survivor] £3

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: WHILE THE SUN SHINES - Terence Rattigan (Globe) Douglas Jefferies, Michael Wilding, Hugh McDermott, Jane Baxter, Ronald Squire, Eugene Deckers, Brenda Bruce; dir:Anthony Asquith [4pp, 5x7.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; w.6 newsclipping reviews; minor marks, else VG] £3

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

1943: THE PETRIFIED FOREST - Sherwood (Opera House, Manchester) Constance Cummings, Owen Nares; dir:Norman Marshall [4pp; 5.5x8.5; flimsy and somewhat battered - but a survivor!] £2

1943: JUNIOR MISS - Jerome Chodorov and Joseph Fields (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] £3

1943: 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: 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: THE OLD FOOLISHNESS - Paul Vincent Carroll (Arts Theatre Club) Arts Theatre Group of Actors: 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: 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 (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 (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: 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: 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 (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 (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: ARSENIC AND OLD LACE (Strand) Lilian Braithwaite, Mary Jerrold, Naunton Wayne, Frank Pettingell, Edmund Willard; c:Marcel Varnel [6pp, 3.25x8 triple-fold; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

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

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

1944: PRIVATE LIVES - Noel Coward (Apollo) John Clements, Kay Hammond, Peggy Simpson, Raymond Huntley, Yvonne Andrew; 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 (Apollo) Wendy Hiller, Lilly Kann, Muriel Aked, Ann Wilton, Chloe Gibson, Frances Ruttledge, Ann Heffernan, Yvonne Rorie, Helen Burns, Yvonne Mitchell, Frederick Leister, Julian Dallas, Daphne Newton; 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

Plays: 1945

1945: IS YOUR HONEYMOON REALLY NECESSARY? - E. Vivian Tidmarsh (Duke of York's) Ralph Lynn, Enid Stamp-Taylor, Faith Rogers, Vernon Kelso; dir:Ralph Lynn [8pp, 5x3.75; minor marks, else VG] £2

1945: NO MEDALS - Esther McCracken (Vaudeville) Fay Compton, Frederick Leister, Thora Hird; dir:Richard Bird [8pp, 5x3.75; minor marks, else VG] £2

1945: THE SHOP AT SLY CORNER - Edward Piercy (St.Martin's) Victoria Hopper, Cathleen Nesbitt, Keneth Kent, Kenneth Griffith, Joyce Heron, Ada Reeve, Deryck Guyler; dir:Henry Kendall [8pp, 5x3.75; minor marks, else VG] £2

1945: LAURA - Vera Caspary and George Sklar (St.Martin's) Sonia Dresdel, Robert Beatty, Maxwell Foster; dir:Jack De Leon [8pp, 5x3.75; VG] £2

1945: THE YEARS BETWEEN - Daphne Du Maurier (Wyndham's) Clive Brook, Nora Swinburne, Ronald Ward, John Gilpin; dir:Irene Hentschel [8pp, small size; small edge bite, else VG] £1

1945: SEE HOW THEY RUN - Philip King (Comedy) Ronald Simpson, Beryl Mason, Joan Hickson, Joan Sanderson, George Bishop; dir:Henry Kendall [8pp, 5x3.75; minor marks, else VG] £2

1945: BLITHE SPIRIT - Noel Coward (Duchess) Penelope Ward, Joyce Carey, Irene Browne, Nicholas Phipps, Jacqueline Clarke, Martin Lewis, Moya Nugent; dir:Noel Coward [8pp, 5x3.75; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1945: MADAME LOUISE - Vernon Sylvaine (Garrick) Robertson Hare, Alfred Drayton, Constance Lorne; dir:Richard Bird [6pp, 3.25x8 triple-fold; minor marks, else VG] £2

1945 (Feb): QUALITY STREET - J. M. Barrie (Embassy) Jean Forbes-Robertson, Ursula Howells, Geoffrey Toone, Bryan Forbes, June Hallward, Gwendoline Watford; dir:Anthony Hawtrey [6pp, 3.4x8 triple-fold; minor marks, date on cover, else VG] £3

1945 (Jul): NO ROOM AT THE INN - Joan Temple (Embassy) Ursula Howells, John Potter, Mary Kimber, Ruth Dunning, Tony Quinn, Freda Jackson, Christopher Steele; dir:Anthony Hawtrey [6pp, 3.4x8 triple-fold; minor marks, date on cover, else VG] £3

1945 (Oct): ZOO IN SILESIA - Richard Pollock (Embassy) Hugh Williams, Danny Green, Lionel Blair, Noel Johnson, Reginald Purdell, Olaf Pooley, Frederick Schiller, Roger Keyes, Guy Rolfe; dir:Wallace Douglas [6pp, 3.4x8 triple-fold; minor marks, date on cover, else VG] £3

1945 (Sep): FIT FOR HEROES - Harold Brooke and Kay Bannerman (Embassy) Irene Vanbrugh, Helen Cherry, Jack Allen, Raymond Lovell, Olaf Pooley; dir:Henry Kendall [6pp, 3.4x8 triple-fold; minor marks, date on cover, else VG] £3

1945 (Dec): FIT FOR HEROES - Harold Brooke/Kay Bannerman (Garrick) Irene Vanbrugh, Lois Maxwell, Humphrey Morton, Raymond Lovell, Olaf Pooley; dir:Henry Kendall, Stage Manager:June Whitfield [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £4

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) Cicely Courtneidge, Irene Handl, Francis Roberts, Cyril Raymond, Thorley Walters, George Street, Jeanne Stuart, Audrey Godfrey, Hartley Power, John Gregory, Frederick Farley; dir:Jack Hulbert [4pp, 5x8; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1945: THE ASSASSIN - Irwin Shaw (Savoy) Henry Oscar, Claud Bonser, Guy Verney, Rona Laurie, Barry Morse, J. H. Roberts, Julian Somers; dir:Marcel Varnel [4pp; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1945: CHICKEN EVERY SUNDAY - Julius J. and Philip G. Epstein (Savoy) Winifred Willard, Angela Baddeley, Brian Parker, Alison Leggatt; dir:Austin Melford [4pp; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1945: THE FIRST GENTLEMAN - Norman Ginsbury (Savoy) Robert Morley, Wendy Hiller; dir:Norman Marshall [4pp; rumpled] £2

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

1945: LADY FROM EDINBURGH - Aimee Stuart and L. Arthur Rose (Playhouse) Sophie Stewart, Henry Hewitt, Enid Sass, Dulcie Gray, Roy Dean, Alan Haines, Ethel Coleridge, Richard Bird; dir:Charles Hickman [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1945: LADY FROM EDINBURGH - Aimee Stuart and L. Arthur Rose (King's Theatre, Glasgow) Sophie Stewart, Henry Hewitt, Enid Sass, Dulcie Gray, Roy Dean, Alan Haines, Ethel Coleridge, Richard Bird; dir:Charles Hickman [4pp, flimsy; minor marks, else VG] £2

1945: TOMORROW THE WORLD - James Gow and Arnaud d'Usseau (Aldwych) Jean Cadell, Robert Harris, Elizabeth Allan, David O'Brien; dir:Marcel Varnel [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1945: THE HASTY HEART - John Patrick (Aldwych) Nicholas Parsons, Margaretta Scott, Emrys Jones; dir:Murray MacDonald [4pp; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

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: 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; dir:Jed Harris [8pp, 5x7.5; light vertical bend, flimsy, else VG] £3

1946: THE WIZARD OF OZ - Paul Tietjens, Janet Green, Harold Arlen, Yip Harberg (Winter Garden Theatre) Diana Yardley, 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; slightly rumpled, 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: 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

1946: 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: THE EAGLE HAS TWO HEADS - Jean Cocteau (Lyric, Hammersmith) Jill Esmond, James McKechnie, Eileen Herlie, James Donald, Uriel Porter, Noel Willman; dir:Murray Macdonald, anthem composed by Benjamin Britten [4pp, 5x8; scribbles on cast page, else VG] £1

1946: THE EAGLE HAS TWO HEADS - Jean Cocteau (King's Theatre, Glasgow) Eileen Herlie, James Donald, Cicely Paget-Bowman, Raymond Jaquarello [8pp, 5.5x8.5; anthem composed by Benjamin Britten; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

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

1946: FIFTY-FIFTY (Strand) Harry Green, David Langton, Frank Petingell [4pp; VG] £1

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

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

1946: THE POLTERGEIST - Frank Harvey (Vaudeville) Olga Lindo, Lloyd Pearson, Austin Trevor, Gordon Harker [8pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1946: FRIEDA - Ronald Millar (Westminster) Valerie White, Barbara Everest, Ursula Howells, Richard Warner, Jack Allen; dir:Irene Hentschel [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1946: DEAR MURDERER - St.John L.Clowes (Aldwych) Michael Hordern, Terence de Marney, Rosalyn Boulter, Barrie Livesey [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1946: OUR BETTERS - Somerset Maugham (Playhouse) Dorothy Dickson, Lois Maxwell, Max Adrian, Cathleen Nesbitt; dir:Jack Minster, decor:Cecil Beaton [6pp triple-fold; minor marks, else VG] £3

1946: FOOLS RUSH IN - Kenneth Horne (Fortune) Glynis Johns, Derek Farr, Bernard Lee, Joyce Barbour, Jessica Spencer [4pp; minor marks, edge bite, else VG] £1

1946: BUT FOR THE GRACE OF GOD - Frederick Lonsdale (St.James's) Mary Jerrold, Andrew Leigh, Anthony Forwood, A.E.Matthews, Hugh McDermott, Cyril Smith, Michael Gough [4pp; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1946: CLUTTERBUCK - Benn W. Levy (Wyndham's) Constance Cummings, Naunton Wayne, Gordon Bell, Patricia Burke, 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 WINSLOW BOY - Terence Rattigan (Lyric) Emlyn Williams, Frank Cellier, Angela Baddeley; dir:Glen Byam Shaw [4pp; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1946: DEATH OF A RAT - Jan de Hartog (Lyric) Alastair Sim, Pamela Brown, Robert Harris [4pp] £2

1946: THE FIRST GENTLEMAN - Norman Ginsbury (Savoy) Robert Morley, Wendy Hiller; dir:Norman Marshall [4pp] £2

1946: THE FIRST GENTLEMAN - Norman Ginsbury (Savoy) Robert Morley, Joan Hopkins; dir:Norman Marshall [8pp; photographic cover; tatty] £1

1946: THE KINGMAKER - Margaret Luce (St.James's) John Clements, Kay Hammond, Robert Eddison, Irene Vanbrugh [4pp; w.family tree insert] £2

1946: GRAND NATIONAL NIGHT - Dorothy and Campbell Christie (Apollo) Leslie Banks, Hermione Baddeley [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1946: NO MEDALS - Esther McCracken (Theatre Royal, Newcastle) Ian Fleming, Patsy Smart, Mary Loraine [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £1

1946: THE GUINEA-PIG - Warren Chetham Strode (Criterion) Cecil Trouncer, Rachel Gurney, Robert Flemyng, Denholm Elliott, Derek Blomfield, William Mervyn, Joan Hickson; dir:Jack Minster [8pp; minor marks, else VG] £3

1946: MADAME LOUISE - Vernon Sylvaine (Garrick) Robertson Hare, Alfred Drayton, Constance Lorne [6pp triple-fold; minor marks, else VG] £2

1946: ARTS & CRAFT - Denys Wurtzburg (Gateway Theatre Club, Chepstow Villas) Peter Howell, Gillian Howell, Tom Cornish, Maureen O'Moor [4pp; minor marks, edges repaired w.tape, else VG] £1

1946: THE SILENT JACKDAW - Alasdair Grant (Gateway Theatre Club, Chepstow Villas) Winifred Elton, Iris Lauder, Olave March, Tom Cornish [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £1

1946: THE WHITE-HEADED BOY - Lennox Robinson (Granville Theatre, Fulham Broadway) The Irish Players: Dorothy Casey, Michael Dunn, Richard Leech, Wilfrid Brambell [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1946: THE NINETEENTH HOLE OF EUROPE - Vivian Connell (Granville Theatre, Fulham Broadway) Andrew Cruickshank, Peggy Livesey, Eileen Thorndike, Lawrence Hanray, Arthur Lovegrove, Hilary Russell, Gerard Kempinski, Ellen Pollock; dir:John Hanau, decor:Joan Jefferson Farjeon [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

Plays: 1947

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, credits etc.; VG] £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.; 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, Edwin Richfield; dir:Charles Hickman [4pp, 5x8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1947: BORN YESTERDAY - Garson Kanin (Garrick) Yolande Donlan, William Kemp, Hartley Power, Bessie Love, Michael Balfour; dir:Laurence Olivier [4pp; minor edge damage, else VG] £3

1947: OFF THE RECORD - Ian Hay and Stephen King-Hall (Apollo) Jack Allen, Philippa Hyatt, Bill Gates, Hugh Wakefield, Roger Maxwell [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1947: FIFTY-FIFTY - Larson Brown (Strand) Harry Green, David Langton, Frank Pettingell [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £1

1947: DR.ANGELUS - James Bridie (Phoenix) Alastair Sim, Betty Marsden, George Cole [4pp] £2

1947: THE GLEAM - Warren Chetham Strode (Globe) Honor Blackman, Elspeth March, Wyndham Goldie [8pp; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1947: MIRANDA - Peter Blackmore (Embassy) Nora Swinburne, Ronald Ward, Diane Hart; dir:Richard Bird [6pp triple-fold, 3.4x8; minor marks, else VG] £2

1947: SHE WANTED A CREAM FRONT DOOR - A. R. Whatmore (Apollo) Robertson Hare, Peter Haddon, Ian Carmichael [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1947: MEN WITHOUT SHADOWS and THE RESPECTABLE PROSTITUTE - Jean Paul Sartre (Lyric, Hammersmith) Aubrey Woods, Mary Morris, Sidney James, Hugh Griffith; dir:Peter Brook [4pp; VG] £3

1947: PRESENT LAUGHTER - Noel Coward (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Noel Coward, Avis Scott, Daphne Newton, Billy Thatcher, Joan Swinstead, 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.; horizontal crease, else VG] £3

1947: LIFE WITH FATHER - Clarence Day, Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse (Savoy) Leslie Banks, Sophie Stewart [8pp; photographic cover] £2

1947: THE MAN FROM THE MINISTRY - Madeleine Bingham (Comedy) Charles Lefeaux, Beryl Mason, Clifford Mollison, Ysanne Churchman, Gwen Nelson; dir:Anthony Parker [8pp; VG] £1

1947: HAPPY AS LARRY - Donagh MacDonagh (Criterion) Mercury Theatre production: Michael Gwynn, Liam Redmond, Anna Burden, Wilfred Brambell; dir:Denis Carey [8pp; with Irish Glossary; VG] £2

1947: WHERE THERE'S A WILL - Vyvian Hall (Gateway Theatre Club) Barbara Trevor, Edna Carlingford, Don Sinclair, Kendrew Milson, Phyllis Rimmer, Joyce Gregg, Edward Chaffers, Robert Grayson, Wilson Featherston [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £1

1947: THE EAGLE HAS TWO HEADS - Jean Cocteau (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Eileen Herlie, James Donald, Cicely Paget-Bowman, Raymond Jaquarello [4pp; anthem composed by Benjamin Britten; minor marks, else VG] £3

1947: THE MAN IN THE STREET - Geoffrey Kerr (St.James's) British Theatre Group: Bobby Howes, Edward Jewesbury, Desmond Keith, Kynaston Reeves, Charles Lloyd Pack, Deering Wells; dir:Basil Dean [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1947: OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE - Ben Travers (Winter Garden Theatre) Ralph Lynn, Robertson Hare, Enid Lowe, Joan Lang; dir:Charles Hickman [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1947: NO ROOM AT THE INN - Joan Temple (Theatre Royal, Birmingham) Freda Jackson, Gwendoline Watford, Tony Quinn, Christopher Steele [8pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1947: EDWARD, MY SON - Robert Morley and Noel Langley (Lyric) Robert Morley, Pauline Letts, Richard Caldicot, James Cairncross, Leueen MacGrath [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1947: EDWARD, MY SON - Robert Morley and Noel Langley (Lyric) John Clements, Pauline Letts, Richard Caldicot, James Cairncross, Irene Worth [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1947: THE CHILTERN HUNDREDS - W. Douglas Home (Vaudeville) A.E.Matthews, Marjorie Fielding, Michael Shepley; dir:Colin Chandler [8pp; minor marks, light folds, else VG] £3

1947: THE LAKE OF THE SWANS - Janet Leatham and Vladimir Czernikoff (Boltons Theatre Club, Kensington) Peter Madren (as Tchaikovsky), Stanley Beard (as Rubinstein), Anna Korda (as Antonina), Gwynne Whitby (as Baroness Von Meck), Frances Clare (as Mme.Rimsky-Korsakov), Anthony Marlowe (as Rimsky); dir:John Wyse [6pp triple-fold; minor marks, else VG] £3

1947: NOW BARABBAS ... - William Douglas Home (Boltons Theatre Club, Kensington) Stanley Beard, Owen Holder, Julian Somers, Harry Quashie, Percy Walsh, Tristan Rawson, Antony Marlowe, Jill Bennett, Basil Gordon, Peter Doughty; dir:Colin Chandler [6pp triple-fold; minor marks, else VG] £2

1947: KING OF ROME - Madge Pemberton (Boltons Theatre Club, Kensington) George Skillan, John Wyse, Marie Ney, Arnold English, Peter Reynolds, Helen Haye; dir:John Wyse [12pp; minor marks, somewhat tatty] £2

1947: THE HASTY HEART - John Patrick ("Q" Theatre, Kew) Geoffrey Wardwell, Paul La Riviere, John Warwick, Michael Godfrey, John Nicolson, Glynn Lawson, Kenneth Fraser, Philippa Hiatt, 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, Waltham Green) Francis Hampton, Olive Sloane, Michael Gardiner, Hilda Campbell Russell, Peter Bryant, Michael Voysey; dir:Robert Henderson [8pp; minor marks, rumpled, else VG] £1

1947: IN THE BEGINNING and VILLAGE WOOING (New Lindsay Theatre Club, Notting Hill Gate) Ann Gee, Michael Duffield, Antony Kearey, Josephine Fraser, Lucielle Gray, Victor Adams; dir:Peter Cotes [4pp, 5.5x8.5; 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) Hilda Sims, Frederick O'Neal, Georgia Burke, Earle Hyman, Frank Silvera; 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) Angela Baddeley, Constance Cummings, Wilfred Hyde White, Adrienne Corri [8pp, 5x4.25; 5 small cast photos; VG] £2

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

1948: BEFORE THE PARTY - Rodney Ackland (St.Martin's) Constance Cummings, Roderick Lovell, Judith Furse, Margaret Barton, Mary Merrall, D. A. Clarke-Smith, Winifred Loughton; dir:Benn W. Levy [12pp, 5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1948 (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; dir:Michael Benthall [6pp, 5x7.25 triplefold; VG] £2

1948 (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; dir:Michael Benthall [12pp, 5x7.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1948: THE CHILTERN HUNDREDS - W. Douglas Home (Vaudeville) 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

1948: 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

1948: YOUNG WIVES' TALE - Ronald Jeans (Savoy) Joan Greenwood, Naunton Wayne, Derek Farr, Joan Haythorne, Florence Churchill, Brenda Hogan, Beatrice Boarer, Sydney King, Margaret Scudamore; dir:Michael Macowan [12pp, 5x7.25; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

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

1948: THE MALE ANIMAL - James Thurber and Elliott Nugent (New) Arthur Hill, Newton Blick; dir:Roy Rich [8pp; tatty] £1

1948: EDEN END - J. B. Priestley (Duchess) Angela Baddeley, Nicholas Hannen [8pp; minor marks, else VG] £3

1948: LITTLE LAMBS EAT IVY - Noel Langley (Ambassadors) Lionel Murton [8pp] £1

1948: THE INDIFFERENT SHEPHERD - Peter Ustinov (Criterion) Gladys Cooper, Andrew Cruickshank [8pp] £2

1948: A MAN MUST DIE - Felicity Douglas (St.Martin's) Teresa Moore [8pp] £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, 4.75x7; cast list, 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, 4.75x7; cast list, credits etc.; VG] £2

1948: MISS MABEL - R. C. Sherriff (Duchess) Mary Jerrold, Richard Warner, Clive Morton, Peter Murray; dirNorman Marshall [8pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1948: COCKPIT - Bridget Boland (Playhouse) London Mask Theatre: Joseph O'Conor, Dudley Jones, Eileen Way; dir:Michael MacOwan [8pp; 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, 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] £2

1948: THE HAPPIEST DAYS OF YOUR LIFE - John Dighton (Apollo) George Howe, Joyce Barbour, Myles Eason, Douglas Ives, Colin Gordon, 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) Peter Ustinov, Brenda Bruce, Molly Urquhart, Peter Jones, Robin Bailey; 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) Robertson Hare, Alfred Drayton, Constance Lorne, Horace Sequeira; dir:Richard Bird [6pp, 5x8; minor marks, else VG] £2

1948: ONE WILD OAT - Vernon Sylvaine (New Theatre, Oxford) Robertson Hare, Alfred Drayton, Constance Lorne, Horace Sequeira; dir:Richard Bird [8pp, 5.5x8.75; 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) Hugh Sinclair, Joan Swinstead, Avis Scott, Daphne Newton, Joyce Carey, Moira Lister; dir:Noel Coward [4pp, 5x8; minor marks, else VG] £2

1948: OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE - Ben Travers (Winter Garden) Ralph Lynn, Robertson Hare, Enid Lowe, Joan Lang, Rona Laurie; dir:Charles Hickman [4pp, 5x8; minor marks, else VG] £2

1948: THE GLASS MENAGERIE - Tennessee Williams (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Helen Hayes, Frances Heflin; dir:John Gielgud [4pp, 5x8; vertical crease, else VG] £2

1948: WRITTEN FOR A LADY - Leo Marks (Garrick) Margaretta Scott, Clifford Mollison, Barbara Hicks, Barry Morse [6pp, 5x8] £1

1948: DR.ANGELUS - James Bridie (Phoenix) Alastair Sim, Betty Marsden, George Cole [4pp, 5x8] £2

1948: PLAYBILL: The Browning Version and A Harlequinade - Terence Rattigan (Phoenix) Eric Portman, Mary Ellis, Marie Lohr, Peter Scott, Hector Ross, Anthony Oliver, Henryetta Edwards, 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) Constance Cummings, Denholm Elliott; dir:William Armstrong [4pp, 5x8; 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; 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; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1948: AMBASSADOR EXTRAORDINARY - W. Douglas Home (Opera House, Manchester) Jane Baxter, Raymond Lovell, Jacques Berthier [8pp, 5.5x8.5; plus 3 newsclippings; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

Plays: 1949

1949: THE UNQUIET SPIRIT - Jean-Jacques Bernard (Arts Theatre Club) Margaret Rawlings, William Mervyn, Richard Wordsworth; dir:John Fernald [12pp, 6x4.75; minor marks, else VG] £2

1949: UNCLE CHARLEY - Georgina Penny (People's Palace Theatre, Mile End Road)
Harry Welchman, Grace Poole, Betty Hale, Patrick Jordan, Alice Bowes, Diana Hely-Hutchinson, Frank Simmons, George Bailey, Peggy Caldicott, Pamela Lawrence, Peter Swanwick, dir:Douglas Freear [8pp, 5x7.5; cast, synopsis of scenes, credits; VG] £4
1949: CASTLE IN THE AIR
1949: CASTLE IN THE AIR - Alan Melville (Wimbledon Theatre) Coral Browne, Jack Buchanan, Irene Manning, William Kendall, Ewan Roberts; dir:Roy Rich [8pp; cast, credits, synopsis of scenes etc.; VG] (£4) SOLD

1949: THE THIRD VISITOR - Gerald Anstruther (Duke of York's) Sonia Dresdel, Anthony Marlowe; dir:Ellen Pollock [8pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1949: QUEEN ELIZABETH SLEPT HERE - Talbot Rothwell (Strand) Dulcie Gray, Michael Denison, Kenneth Connor, Winifred Melville; dir:Richard Bird [12pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1949: THE PERFECT WOMAN - Wallace Geoffrey and Basil Mitchell (Playhouse) Sonnie Hale, Charles Heslop, Ellen Pollock; dir:J.H.Roberts [8pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1949: THE YOUNG AND FAIR - N. Richard Nash (St.Martin's) Marie Ney, Jane Baxter; dir:Willard Stoker [12pp; 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] £2

1949: TRAVELLER'S JOY - Arthur Macrae (Criterion) Dora Bryan, Yvonne Arnaud; dir:Richard Bird [8pp; VG] £2

1949: THE GIOCONDA SMILE - Aldous Huxley (Wyndham's) Clive Brook, Valerie Taylor, Noel Howlett; dir:Peter Glenville [8pp; VG] £2

1949: THE POLTERGEIST - Frank Harvey (Vaudeville) Olga Lindo, Austin Trevor; dir:Charles Goldner [8pp; somewhat tatty] £1

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: A WOMAN'S PLACE - Wendy Grimwood (Vaudeville) Kathleen Harrison, Leslie Banks, Elizabeth Allan [8pp] £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, slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1949: ON MONDAY NEXT... - Philip King (Comedy) Henry Kendall, Olga Lindo, Leslie Phillips, Richard Goolden [8pp, 5x7; 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) Sid Field, Athene Seyler, Violet Farebrother; dir:Anthony Quayle [8pp, w.photographic cover; VG] £4

1949: YOUNG WIVES' TALE - Ronald Jeans (Savoy) Joan Greenwood, Naunton Wayne, Derek Farr, Joan Haythorne [12pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1949 (Jul): LOVE IN ALBANIA - Eric Linklater (St.James's) Company of Four production: Peter Ustinov, Brenda Bruce, Molly Urquhart, Peter Jones, Robin Bailey; 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, Nigel Stock, Leslie Sands, Paul Rogers; dir:Allan Davis [6pp triple-fold; 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: SHADOW AND SUBSTANCE - Paul Vincent Carroll (Birmingham Repertory Theatre) Donald Pleasence, Patricia Driscoll, John Neville, Eric Porter; dir:Michael Langham [8pp] £3
1949: DEATH OF A SALESMAN
1949: DEATH OF A SALESMAN - Arthur Miller (Phoenix) Paul Muni, Katharine Alexander, Kevin McCarthy, Henry Oscar, Finlay Currie, Frank Maxwell, Sam Main, Bessie Love, J. Anthony La Penna, Joan MacArthur, George Margo, Mary Laura Wood, Barbara Cummings, Ronald Frazer; dir:Elia Kazan [8pp, 5.1x8; slight vertical bend, else VG] £5

1949: ANN VERONICA - H. G. Wells, Ronald Gow (Opera House, Manchester) Wendy Hiller, Cyril Ritchard, Robert Harris, Deering Wells, George Hayes, Elizabeth Thorndike, John Woodnutt, Richard Wordsworth; dir:Peter Ashmore [8pp; flimsy, minor marks, else VG] £3

1949: LADY AUDLEY'S SECRET (Prince's) Pat Nye, Bill Shine, Shirley Richards, Allen Bourne Webb, Alan Gordon, Anne Crawford, Richard Baldwyn; dir:Judith Furse [4pp, 5.25x8.5; minor marks, else VG] £3

1949: BLACK CHIFFON - Lesley Storm (Westminster Theatre) Flora Robson, Dorothy Gordon, Owen Holder, Rachel Gurney, 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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