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Plays: 1970

1970: THE APPLE CART - George Bernard Shaw (Mermaid) Carmen Munroe, John Neville, Ken Parry, Ian Lavender, Maurice Denham, Gillian Raine [28pp; illustrated articles; minor marks, else VG] £3

1970: EXILES - James Joyce (Mermaid) John Wood, Vivien Merchant, David Parfitt, Timothy West, Lynn Farleigh; dir:Harold Pinter [16pp; cast photos, programme notes; minor marks, else VG] £4

1970: TOAD OF TOAD HALL - A.A.Milne, from The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (Duke of York's) Sammie Winmill, Vilma Hollingbery, Richard Goolden (as Mole), Donald Pelmear, James Cairncross (as Badger), Michael Graham Cox (as Toad), Charles Collingwood (as Alfred and Policeman), Michael Bailey, Brett Usher, Paddy Ward, Anthony Andrews (as Chief Stoat and Mr.Turkey), Alan Hay, Michael Napier Brown, Linda Roberts, Shirley Stelfox, Deddie Davies, Rosemary Faith, Yvette Byrne, Vivienne Moore, Carol Hazell, Julie Newbert, Susan Sloman, David Foxxe; dir:David Conville [16pp, 5.5x8.4; cast list, synopsis of scenes, programme note, credits, biographies etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1970: CANDIDA - George Bernard Shaw (Castle Theatre, Farnham) David King, Angela Barlow, Granville Saxton, Edward Higgins, Sonia Graham, Philip Trewinnard; dir:Noreen Craven [16pp, 5.5x8.4; cast list, synopsis of scenes, programme notes, credits, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £3

1970: THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER - Moss Hart and George S.Kaufman (Richmond Theatre) Lois Penson, Penelope Parry, David Horovitch, Christina Paul, Alan Haywood, Anne Woodward, Rose Power, Robert Raglan, Barbara Shelley, Larry Noble, Jimmy Edwards, Apple Brook, Brian Spink, John Payne, M.J.Mathews, Patricia Michael, Nigel Hamilton, David C.Browning, Peter Glaze; dir:Ivor Danvers [16pp, 5.5x8.4; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £3

1970: BUTTERFLIES ARE FREE - Leonard Gershe (Theatre Royal, Brighton) Keir Dullea, Barbara Ferris, Eileen Heckhart, Robert Anthony; dir:Milton Katselas [16pp, 5.5x8.4; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1970: THE SORROWS OF FREDERICK - Romulus Linney (Birmingham Repertory Theatre) John Wood, George Fenton, John Baddeley, Geoffrey Burridge, Ellis Jones, Hugh Sullivan, Pat Keen, Richard Denning; dir:Peter Dews [16pp; cast list, illustrated articles, biographies (w.photos); minor marks, else VG] £4

1970: THE BARRETTS OF WIMPOLE STREET - Rudolf Besier (Birmingham Repertory Theatre) Ronald Adam, Elizabeth Bell; dir:Philip Dudley [16pp; cast photos, notes; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1970: ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD - Tom Stoppard (Birmingham Repertory Theatre) James Hazeldine, Keith Drinkel, Gordon Gostelow; dir:Michael Simpson [16pp; photos; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1970: TEA PARTY and THE BASEMENT - Harold Pinter (Duchess) Donald Pleasence, Barry Foster, Stephanie Beacham, Gabrielle Drake, Gregory Bell, Kevin Chippendale, Derek Aylward, Jill Johnson, Hilda Barry, Arthur Hewlett; dir:James Hammerstein [20pp, 5.25x9; cast list, credits, biographies w.photos etc.; cover rumpled, else VG] £3

1970: THE PHILANTHROPIST - Christopher Hampton (May Fair Theatre) Alec McCowen, Dinsdale Landen, David Ashton, Jane Asher, Charles Gray, Penelope Wilton, Elizabeth Long; dir:Robert Kidd [16pp, 5.25x9; cast list, credits, programme notes, 3 production photos etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1970: THE PHILANTHROPIST - Christopher Hampton (May Fair Theatre) Nigel Hawthorne, Murray Hayne, Will Knightley, Maggie Henderson, Frederick Arle, Susan Shaper, Sue Cowling; dir:Robert Kidd [28pp, 5.25x9; cast list, credits, programme notes, etc.; VG] £3

1970: THE JOCKEY CLUB STAKES - William Douglas Home (Vaudeville) Alastair Sim, Robert Coote, Geoffrey Sumner, Ernest Clark, Wensley Pithey, Julia Lockwood, Alan White, Brian Hayes, Christina Gray, Barry Walker, Terence Moran, Terence Skelton, Hazel Bainbridge; dir:Murray MacDonald [24pp, 5.25x9; cast list, credits, biographies 9 production shots etc.; date on cover, else VG] £3

1970: THE SECRETARY BIRD - William Douglas Home (Savoy) Jeremy Hawk, Jane Downs, Betty Woolfe, Sandra Duncan, Terence Longden, Betty Robb; dir:Philip Dudley [22pp, 5.25x9; cast list, credits, biographies w.photos etc.; ticket (23rd September, Stalls G 15) stapled to inner page, minor marks, else VG] £3

1970: HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES - Alan Ayckbourn (Lyric) Robert Morley, Jan Holden, Ian McCulloch, Mary Miller, Brian Miller, Elizabeth Ashton; dir:Robin Midgeley [20pp; cast biographies and photos; light vertical bend, else VG] £2

1970: HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES - Alan Ayckbourn (Lyric) Robert Morley, Jan Holden, Donald Burton, Heather Sears, Brian Miller, Elizabeth Ashton; dir:Robin Midgeley [28pp; cast biographies and photos; one staple missing, slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1970: THE DANDY DOLLS - George Fitzmaurice, and THE WELL OF THE SAINTS - J.M.Synge (Old Vic) Eamonn Keane, Joan O'Hara, John Kavanagh, Pat Layde, Eamon Kelly, Maire Ni Dhomhnail; dir:Hugh Hunt [8pp; under the auspices of the National Theatre; minor marks, else VG] £2

1970: UBU - Alfred Jarry, ARDEN OF FAVERSHAM, CINQUE - Leonard Melfi, and RATS MASS - Adrienne Kennedy (Royal Court) Cafe La Mama Company: Lou Zeldis, Sabin Epstein, Michele Collison, Arthur Hill, William Griffin Duffy, Lamar Alford; dir:Andres Sherban and Ching Yeh [20pp; photos; VG] £4

1970: LULU - Franz Wedekind, translated by Peter Barnes (Royal Court) Nottingham Playhouse Production: Julia Foster, John Phillips, Michael Byrne, Francis Thomas, Edward Petherbridge, Gordon Whiting, John Grillo, John Justin, Sheila Ballantine, John Turner, Leonard Kavanagh; dir:Peter Barnes and Stuart Burge [24pp, 5.75x9; photos, articles; VG] £4

1970: LULU - Franz Wedekind, translated by Peter Barnes (Apollo) Nottingham Playhouse Production: Julia Foster, Douglas Wilmer, Michael Byrne, Jonathan Cecil, John Grillo, Sheila Ballantine, Marshall Jones, Leonard Kavanagh; dir:Peter Barnes and Stuart Burge [24pp, 5.75x9; photos, articles; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1970: VIVAT! VIVAT REGINA! - Robert Bolt (Piccadilly) Sarah Miles, Eileen Atkins, Richard Pearson [24pp; photos] £3

1970: THE TWO OF US - Michael Frayn (Garrick) Richard Briers, Lynn Redgrave; dir:Mark Cullingham [24pp; biographies, production photos etc.; VG] £4

1970: WHO KILLED SANTA CLAUS - Terence Feely (Piccadilly) Martha Henry, James Cairncross, Honor Blackman, Edwin Richfield, Maurice Kaufmann, Frank Wylie, Noel Davis, Billy Hamon; dir:Nicholas Barter [24pp, 6x9; cast list, credits, biographies w.photos, design sketches etc.; VG] £4

1970: HERE ARE LADIES - from the works of Irish Writers (Criterion) Siobhan McKenna; dir:Sean Kenny [24pp, 6x9; programme notes, running order, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £2

1970: THE HERETIC - Morris West (Duke of York's) Douglas Rain, Alba, Joseph O'Conor, Leonard Rossiter, Francesca Annis, Robert Eddison, Bill McGuirk, Nigel Winder, Geoffrey King, Brian Spink, Ronald Goodale, Arnold Locke, Terence Denville; dir:Morris West with Joseph O'Conor [16pp, 6x9; cast list, credits, biographies, programme note, photos etc.; rumpled, else VG] £2

1970: I NEVER SANG FOR MY FATHER - Robert Anderson (Duke of York's) George Baker, Richard Norton, Raymond Massey, Catherine Lacey, Valerie Colgan, Catherine Harding, Ray Marlowe, Warren Stanhope, Robert Henderson, Dorothy Bromiley; dir:Vivian Matalon [16pp, 6x9; cast list, credits, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £2

1970: THREE MONTHS GONE - Donald Howarth (Duchess) Jill Bennett, Alan Lake, Richard O'Callaghan, Diana Dors, Kevin Stoney, Warren Clarke; dir:Ronald Eyre [24pp, 6x9; cast list, credits, biographies w.photos etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1970: THE CONTRACTOR - David Storey (Fortune) Royal Court production: Philip Stone, Jim Norton, Bill Owen, T.P.McKenna, Norman Jones, Paul Moriarty, Susan Glanville, John Antrobus, Billy Russell, Christopher Coll, Adele Strong, Constance Chapman; dir:Lindsay Anderson [28pp, 6x9; cast list, credits, biographies, photos etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1970: POOR HORACE - William Fairchild (Lyric) John Woodvine, John Barron, Richard Heffer, Colin Farrell, Ian Pigot, Roger Hammond [24pp; cast photos and biographies; VG] £3

1970: COME AS YOU ARE - John Mortimer (Strand) Glynis Johns, Denholm Elliott, Joss Ackland, Celia Bannerman [24pp; cast photos; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1970: IT'S A TWO-FOOT-SIX-INCHES ABOVE-THE-GROUND WORLD - Kevin Laffan (Wyndham's) Prunella Scales, Stephen Moore, Angharad Rees, Christopher Hancock, Antony Webb, Ralph Arliss [24pp; cast photos; VG] £4

1970: FLINT - David Mercer (Criterion) Michael Hordern, Vivien Merchant, Moira Redmond, Julia Foster, James Grout, Nicholas Clay; dir:Christopher Morahan [28pp; cast photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1970: LADY FREDERICK - Somerset Maugham (Duke of York's) Margaret Lockwood, Tony Britton, Raymond Francis, Heather Chasen, Dermot Walsh [16pp; cast photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1970: GIRLFRIEND - David Percival (Apollo) Margaret Leighton, John Standing, Alan MacNaughtan, Michel Des Barres [24pp; cast photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1970: THE HAPPY APPLE - Jack Pulman (Apollo) Paul Rogers, Pauline Collins, John Normington, James Villiers [24pp; photos; light vertical bend, else VG] £2

1970: ABELARD AND HELOISE - Ronald Millar (Wyndham's) Diana Rigg, Keith Michell, Timothy West, Elspeth March, David Robb, Terence Wilton, Rosalind Atkinson; dir:Robin Phillips [28pp, 6x9; cast, credits, biographies w.photos etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £4

1970: THE HERO - Robin Hawdon (Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh) David Crosse, Roy Dotrice, Katharine Schofield, Graham Lines, John Chandos, Elizabeth Sellars, Andre Van Gyseghem, Stewart Bevan, Shakira Baksh, Robert Harris, Guy Standeven, Raymond Graham, William Herbert; dir:Peter Coe [20pp, 4.25x10; cast list, credits, biographies etc.; VG] £2

1970: WHAT A MOUTH! - Alexander Reid (Greenwich Theatre) David Ashton, Eileen Nicholas, Harry Walker, Madeleine Christie, Anne Kristen, Romy Baskerville, Tom Conti, Bill Stewart, Ian Blower, Alexander Green; dir:Ewan Hooper [6pp triplefold, 5.5x11.75; cast, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1970: THE HOSTAGE - Brendan Behan (Greenwich Theatre) Doreen Keogh, Ewan Hooper, Neil McCarthy, Nik Zaran, Mary Duddy, Ian Blower, Robin Wentworth, David Ashton, Romy Baskerville, Caroline Hunt, Sean Caffrey, Bill Stewart, Alexander Green, Robert Bennett; dir:Alan Vaughan Williams [6pp triplefold, 5.5x11.75; cast, credits, programme notes etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1970: DOWN THE ARCHES - Ewan Hooper (Greenwich Theatre) Bill Stewart, Ralph Watson, John Keogh, Edward Phillips, Susan Tracy, Romy Baskerville, Norman Tyrrell, Derek Griffiths, Sally Mates, Maurice Walsh, Robert Lister, Peter Spraggon, Malcolm Ranson; dir:Ewan Hooper [6pp triplefold, 5.5x11.75; cast, credits, programme notes etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1970: THE SERVANTS AND THE SNOW - Iris Murdoch (Greenwich Theatre) William Marlowe, Philip Bond, Adrienne Corri, Godfrey Jackman, Esmond Knight, Bill Stewart, Llewellyn Rees, Maxine Audley, Christopher Reynalds, Tom Conti, Shay Gorman, Timothy Heald, Robert Lister, Malcolm Ranson; dir:Alan Vaughan Williams [6pp triplefold, 5.5x11.75; cast, credits etc.; rumpled, else VG] £2

Plays: 1971

1971: THE SECRET UNDER THE STAIRS - Gregory Marshall (Unicorn at the Arts) Matyelok Gibbs, Richard Jacques, Clive Cable, Stephen Marsh, Rosemary Blake, Laurence Keane, Ursula Jones, Henry Manning, Rosalind Speight, David Troughton, Kit Jackson, Jane Breton; dir:Caryl Jenner [4pp, 5x7; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £1

1971: THE GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT - Joe Orton (Soho Theatre at the King's Head) Edna Dore, John Rutland, Juliet Aykroyd, Adrian Shergold; dir:Frederick Proud [4x16 large sheet; folded into 4, else VG] £2

1971: PIRATES - Keith Dewhurst (Royal Court Theatre Upstairs) John Cater, Bloke Modisane, Patrick O'Connell, Anthony Milner, William Hoyland, Abi Gouhad, Desmond Thomson, Alfred Fagon, Norman Beaton, Celia Bannerman, Robert Powell, John Bennett, Derek Newark, Brian Glover, Jack Shepherd, Hugh Armstrong, Gavin Jones, John Rae, John Dearth, Siobhan Quinlan, Corrine Skinner, Helen Francoise, Marie Delsol, Philip Woods, Mark Long, Martin Carthy, Peter Knight, Susan Glanville; dir:Bill Bryden [4pp, 6.5x9; cyclostyled programme; cast list, credits etc.; A Sunday night "Production without decor"; rumpled, else VG] £1

1971: JOHN BULL'S OTHER ISLAND - George Bernard Shaw (Mermaid) Antony Brown, Christopher Benjamin, Patrick Duggan, Edward Petherbridge, P.G.Stephens, Anna Cropper, Patrick McAlinney, Ivan Beavis; dir:Alan Strachan [16pp; illustrated articles; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1971: A COLLIER'S FRIDAY NIGHT - D.H.Lawrence (Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill, Birmingham) John Livesey, Sylvia Barter, Miriam Newhouse, David Francis, Rachel Davies, Carolyn Gilmour, Jane Heyman, Ian Ruskin, Colin Higgins; dir:John Dove [12pp; cast list, extensive illustrated notes; cast change insert; VG] £4

1971 (Nov-Dec): WHO KILLED SANTA CLAUS? - Terence Feely (Colchester Theatre) Sheila Ferris, Gerald Taylor, Irene Inescort, Rodney Diak, Brian Walton, Graham Lines, William Maxwell, Eilian Wyn; dir:Robert Robinson [12pp, 5.5x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1971: IT SHOULDN'T HAPPEN TO A DOG - Harold Brooke & Kay Bannerman (Richmond Theatre) Claire Nielson, Leslie Crowther, John Clive, Jerry Stovin, Michael Knowles, Trudi Van Doorn, George Little; dir:Hugh Goldie [16pp, 5.5x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, biographies etc.; date on cover (13-11-71), else VG] £3

1971 (October): THE LODGER - Anthony Skene, from the novel by Mrs.Belloc Lowndes (Colchester Theatre) Gerald Taylor, Monica Stewart, Theresa Watson, Rodney Diak, Brian Walton; dir:David Buxton [12pp, 5.5x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1971: THE TILTED SCALES - Henry Cecil (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford) Arthur Howard, Jennifer Daniel, Clive Morton, Ferderick Keen, Michael Collins, Richard Greene, Dermot Walsh, Richard Beale, C.Lethbridge Baker, John North, Brian Moorehead, William Bond, Michael Sheridan; dir:Laurier Lister [20pp, 5.5x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, biographies w.photosetc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1971 (Sep-Oct): AWAKE AND SING - Clifford Odets (Hampstead Theatre Club) Stuart Wilson, Cyd Hayman, Harold Kasket, George Pravda, Patience Collier, Ernst Walder, William Marlowe, Freddie Earlle, Michael Richmond; dir:Vivian Matalon [16pp, 5.5x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, biographies etc.; minor marks on cover, else VG] £3

1971 (3-14 August): WHAT THE BUTLER SAW - Joe Orton (Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton) Peter Tilbury, Susan Holderness, Sheila Irwin, John Fleming, Paul Stewart, Iain Reid; dir:Andrew Tourell [16pp; cast list, notes, biographies (w.photos); VG] £4

1971 (1-6 November): THE WINSLOW BOY - Terence Rattigan (Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton) Patrick Barr, Carole Mowlam, Richard Todd, David Wilkinson, Joanna Henderson, Elizabeth Sellars, Ian Masters, Tom Browne, Frank Marlborough, Patricia Ivey, John Benjamin; dir:Hugh Goldie [16pp; cast list, notes, biographies; VG] £4

1971: HADRIAN THE SEVENTH - Peter Luke (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham) John Warner, Dorothy Primrose, Deddie Davies, Tony McEwan, Lee Fox, Robert Aldous, Richard Simpson, Andrew Burt; dir:Stephen Barry [16pp; cast list, notes; VG] £3

1971 (9-20 Feb): INADMISSABLE EVIDENCE - John Osborne (Swan Theatre, Worcester) Don Dryden, David Sadgrove, Powell Jones, Carol Passmore, Alison Steadman, Penny Jones, Isobil Nisbet (sic); dir:Paul Tomlinson [12pp; cast list, notes, biographies; VG] £3

1971 (8-19 June): THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER AND HIS WIFE - Peter Ustinov (Swan Theatre, Worcester) David Sadgrove, Cedric Scott, Frank Ellis, Alex Johnston, Anna Nicholas, Chris Tranchell, Tony Milner, Powell Jones, Roger Davenport, Richard Carrington, Jane Sandbrook; dir:Mick Hughes [12pp; cast list, notes; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1971 (13-24 July): THE HOSTAGE - Brendan Behan (Swan Theatre, Worcester) Frank Ellis, Jenny Burke, Chris Tranchell, Alan Zipson, Cedric Scott, Don Dryden, Penny Jones, Jane Sandbrook, Carol Pearson, David Sadgrove, Laura Graham, Alex Johnston, Richard Carrington, John Bleasdale, John Toll; dir:Paul Tomlinson [12pp; cast list, notes; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1971: SEPARATE TABLES - Terence Rattigan (Apollo) John Mills, Jill Bennett, Margaret Courtenay, Rose Hill, Raymond Huntley, Ambrosine Philpotts, Zena Walker; dir:Michael Blakemore [20pp; production photos; VG] £4

1971: A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS - Robert Bolt (Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford) Norman Wooland, Jimmy Thompson, Berwick Kaler, David Davenport, Wendy Allnutt, Nikolas Simmonds, Anna Wing [20pp; illustrated articles, cast photos; VG] £3

1971: LOOT - Joe Orton (Library Theatre, Manchester) Brian Poyser, Jacqueline da Costa, Alan Moore; dir:Paul Webster [16pp; VG] £2

1971: . . . SUDDENLY AT HOME - Francis Durbridge (Fortune) Penelope Keith, Jennifer Daniel, Rula Lenska, Terence Longden, Veronica Strong, Gerald Harper, Frederick Farley, John Horton; dir:Basil Coleman [32pp, 5.25x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits, 2 production photos etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1971: SLEUTH - Anthony Shaffer (St.Martin's) Paul Rogers, Donal Donnelly; dir:Clifford Williams [24pp, 5.25x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1971: ABELARD AND HELOISE - Ronald Millar (Wyndham's) Corin Redgrave, Sheila Ruskin, Terry Wright, Mark Johnson, Gordon Fleming, David Robb, Ian Marter, Ronald Radd, Robert Sidaway, John Gabriel, Valerie Minifie, Elspeth March, Doreen Andrew, Rosalind Atkinson, Gillian Joyce, Kay Temple, Helen Brammer, William Redmond, David Ashford, Melinda May, Stephen Williams; dir:Robin Phillips [24pp, 5.25x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1971: MAN IS MAN - Bertolt Brecht, translated by Steve Gooch (Royal Court) Henry Woolf, Susan Williamson, Derek Newark, Barrie Rutter, Oliver Cotton, Bob Hoskins, Roddy Maude-Roxby, Trevor Peacock, Georgia Brown, Tim Curry, David Hill, Mark McManus, Antony Milner; dir:William Gaskill [28pp; cast list, line-drawings, articles etc; VG] £4

1971: THE FOURSOME - E.A.Whitehead (Fortune) James Hazeldine, Sharon Duce, Paul Angelis, [20pp; rehearsal photos; VG] £3

1971: THE BUTTON (Sadler's Wells) Theatre on the Balustrade, Prague: Ladislav Fialka [24pp; 5 photos; VG] £3

1971: TONIGHT AT 8 - Noel Coward (Fortune) Millicent Martin, Gary Bond, Alan MacNaughtan, Joyce Grant, Oliver Ford-Davies [20pp; cast photos and biographies; VG] £3

1971: VIVAT! VIVAT REGINA! - Robert Bolt (Piccadilly Theatre) Sarah Miles, Eileen Atkins, Richard Pearson [24pp; photos; VG] £3

1971: SLAG - David Hare (Royal Court) Lynn Redgrave, Anna Massey, Barbara Ferris; dir:Max Stafford-Clark [24pp; cast photos and biographies; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1971: THE CHANGING ROOM - David Storey (Globe) Brian Glover, Peter Schofield, Warren Clarke, Alun Armstrong, John Barrett, Matthew Guinness, Jim Norton, Edward Judd, Paul Dawkins, Michael Elphick, Mark McManus, Edward Peel; dir:Lindsay Anderson [24pp; photos; VG] £4

1971: GETTING ON - Alan Bennett (Queen's) Kenneth More, Mona Washbourne, Gemma Jones; dir:Patrick Garland [28pp; photos; VG] £4

1971: NO SEX PLEASE - WE'RE BRITISH - Marriott/Foot (Strand) Michael Crawford, Evelyn Laye, Simon Williams [28pp; photos; VG] £4

1971: FORGET-ME-NOT LANE - Peter Nichols (Apollo) Anton Rodgers, Michael Bates, Joan Hickson; dir:Michael Blakemore [24pp; cast list, synopsis of scenes, cast biographies with photos, credits etc.; ; VG] £4

1971: KEAN - Jean Paul Sartre (Globe) Alan Badel, Felicity Kendal, Philip Voss, Ken Wynne, Roderick Horn; dir:Frank Hauser [24pp, 5.75x9; biographies, photos etc.; VG] £3

1971: THE CHALK GARDEN - Enid Bagnold (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Gladys Cooper, Joan Greenwood, Michael Goodliffe, Peter Bayliss, Vanessa Miles, Joy Shelton; dir:William Chappell [24pp, 5.25x9; biographies, photos etc.; VG] £3

1971: BUTLEY - Simon Gray (Criterion) Alan Bates, Richard O'Callaghan, Colette O'Neil, Michael Byrne, George Fenton, Mary Wimbush; dir:Harold Pinter [28pp, 5.25x9; biographies, photos etc.; VG] £4

1971: LUNCH HOUR - John Mortimer, and BLACK COMEDY - Peter Shaffer (Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead) Andree Melly, Barrie Cookson, Hazel Douglas, Terence Edmond, Carolyn Lyster, Anthony Woodruff, Michael Spice, Chris Barnes/Charles Waring; dir:Ted Craig [20pp, 6.5x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1971: HOME AND BEAUTY - W.Somerset Maugham (Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead) June Barry, Julia Sutton, Anne Pearson, Sheila Keith, Charles Rea, David Morton, Tenniel Evans, Paula Tinker, Peggy Ann Wood, Lennard Perace, Barbara Atkinson, Charles Waring; dir:Robert Lang [20pp, 6.5x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1971: THE WIDOWING OF MRS.HOLROYD - D.H.Lawrence (Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead) Moira Redmond, James Grant, Simon Read, Jane West, Julia Sutton, Pamela Cundell, Norman Jones, Peggy Ann Wood, Lennard Pearce, Charles Rea, Chris Barnes, Charles Waring; dir:Robert Cartland [20pp, 6.5x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1971: FORGET-ME-NOT LANE - Peter Nichols (Greenwich Theatre) Anton Rodgers, Michael Bates, Joan Hickson, Stephanie Lawrence; dir:Michael Blakemore [6pp triple-fold, 5.5x11.75; VG] £2

1971: THE GLASS MENAGERIE - Tennessee Williams (Greenwich Theatre) Helen Cherry, Steven Berkoff [6pp triple-fold; 5.5x11.75] £1

1971: FISH OUT OF WATER - Georges Feydeau, Ned Sherrin, Caryl Brahms (Greenwich Theatre) Aubrey Woods, Fenella Fielding, Gerald Harper [6pp triple-fold; 5.5x11.75] £1

Plays: 1972

1972: THE GREAT NORTHERN WELLY BOOT SHOW - Tom Buchan and Billy Connolly (Young Vic) John Bett, John Buick, Juliet Cadzow, Doreen Cameron, Billy Connolly, Brandy Di Franck, Roy Hanlon, Lesley Mackie, Patrick Malahide, John Mulvaney, Roy Sampson, Kate Stark, Gavin Sutherland, John Yule; dir:Robin Lefevre [4pp cyclostyled sheet, 6.5x8; cast list, notes, credits etc.; VG] £1

1972: THE MIDDLE WATCH - Ian Hay and Stephen King-Hall (Pitlochry Festival Theatre) Christopher Saul, Sarah Stephenson, Donald MacIver, Ian Lindsay, Sheila Brownrigg, Robert Aldous, Alec Heggie; dir:Christopher Denys [40pp; illustrated articles, cast photos and biographies; VG] £3

1972: EDUCATING RITA - Willy Russell (Greenwich Theatre) Bill Simpson, Tina Marian; dir:Peter farago [16pp; cast photos and biographies; VG] £3

1972: UNDER MILK WOOD - Dylan Thomas (Victoria Theatre, Stoke-On-Trent) Alan David, David Miller, Peter Clough, Elizabeth Mansfield, Terry Molloy, Susan Tracy, Roger Watkins; dir:Peter Cheeseman [4pp; cast list, notes etc.; VG] £2

1972: TOAD OF TOAD HALL - A.A.Milne, from The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (Mercury Theatre, Colchester) William Maxwell, Barry McCarthy, Roger Forbes, John Harwood, Michael Attenborough (as a stoat, a rabbit and one half of a bargehorse), Celia Imrie (as a stoat and a fieldmouse), Monica Stewart; dir:David Buxton [16pp, 5.9x8.3x; cast list, synopsis of scenes, programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1972: PRESENT LAUGHTER - Noel Coward (Worthing Connaught Theatre) Jennie Sayer, Cynthia Grenville, David Murch, Anthea Holloway, Rodney Diak, Susan Brown, Guy Siner, John Dommett, Barry Quin, Jane How, Phoebe Lucas; dir:Ted Craig [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £2

1972: TO-NIGHT AT 8.30 - Noel Coward (Richmond Theatre) Leslie Crowther, Barbara Mitchell, Liz Edmiston, Joyce Fenby, Colin Heath, Geoffrey Russell, Diana Payan, Walter Plinge; dir:Salvin Stewart [16pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, credits etc.; date on cover (29-4-72), else VG] £3

1972: THE SECRETARY BIRD - William Douglas Home (King's Theatre, Southsea) Hubert Gregg, Delena Kidd, Joanna Henderson, Carol Passmore, Alex Davion; dir:Hubert Gregg [12pp; cast list, biographies etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1972: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE - Tennessee Williams (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham) Rosemary Leach, Joan Morrow, Richard Moore, Richard Simpson; dir:Stuart Mungall [16pp; cast list, notes etc.; VG] £4

1972 (8-19 Feb): THE ENTERTAINER - John Osborne (Swan Theatre, Worcester) Frank Ellis, Anna Nicholas, Jenny Burke, Chris Tranchell, Don Dryden, Richard Carrington, John Bleasdale, Norma Best; dir:Mick Hughes [12pp; cast list, notes etc.; VG] £4

1972 (12-29 April): BOX AND COX - John Maddison Morton, and THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND - Tom Stoppard (Swan Theatre, Worcester) Richard Carrington, Frank Ellis, Anna Nicholas, John Bleasdale, Chris Tranchell, Jenny Burke, Don Dryden, Alison Percy; dir:Mick Hughes [12pp; cast list, notes; VG] £4

1972: THE CARETAKER - Harold Pinter (Gaiety Theatre, Dublin) Jack MacGowran, Nigel Anthony, Frank Barrie [12pp, 4x8.75; cast photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1972: IN CAMERA - Jean Paul Sartre, and THE BROWNING VERSION - Terence Rattigan (Little Theatre, Bristol) Bristol Old Vic Company: Christopher Gable, June Barrie, Charlotte Cornwell, David Roper, Ronald Magill, Ronald Russell, Ian Gelder; dir:Robert English [20pp; cast list, programme notes etc.; VG] £4

1972: THE BEHEADING - Thomas Muschamp (Apollo) Ioan Meredith, John Moffatt, Virginia McKenna, Bernard Kay, Robert Lang; dir:Noel Willman [24pp, 5.25x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1972: NEVER THE TWAIN - compiled by John Willett (Greenwich Theatre) John Dalby, Maurice Walsh, Eliza Ward, Henry Ward, Jerome Willis, Rod Willmott; dir:John Cox [40pp, 5.25x9; cast list, very extensive programme notes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1972: THE RUPERT SHOW - Ken Martyne (Victoria Palace) Diane Robillard, David Delve, Rosemary Faith, Anne Salingar, Howard Benbrook, Rita McKerrow, Godfrey Charles, Clive Bennett, Kalman Glass, Neville Ware, Reginald Jessup, Rob Stuart; dir:Ken Martyne [12pp, 5.25x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £2

1972: THE CHANGING ROOM - David Storey (Globe) Don McKillop, Brian Glover, Matthew Guinness, John Price, Jim Norton, David Hill, Edward Judd, David Daker, Frank Mills, Barry Keegan, Paul Dawkins, Peter Schofield, Warren Clarke, Michael Elphick, Peter Childs, Mark McManus, Alun Armstrong, Edward Peel, John Rae, Geoffrey Hinscliff, John Barrett, Brian Lawson; dir:Lindsay Anderson [20pp, 5.25x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, rehearsal photographs, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1972: MY FAT FRIEND - Charles Laurence (Globe) Kenneth Williams, Jennie Linden, John Harding, Bernard Holley; dir:Eric Thompson [20pp; cast list, notes, biographies w.photos; VG] £4

1972: THE MAN MOST LIKELY TO ... - Joyce Rayburn (Duke of York's) Leslie Phillips, Vilma Hollingbery, Brian Kent, Gail Grainger, Timothy Block; dir:Leslie Phillips [24pp; cast list, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £4

1972: THE DAY AFTER THE FAIR - Frank Harvey (Lyric) Deborah Kerr, Julia Foster, Duncan Lamont, Avice Landon [20pp; cast photos; VG] £3

1972: NOTES ON A LOVE AFFAIR - Frank Marcus (Globe) Irene Worth, Nigel Davenport, Julia Foster [16pp; cast photos; VG] £3

1972: WHEN WE ARE MARRIED - J.B.Priestley (Strand) Peggy Mount, Hugh Paddick, Frank Thornton, Fred Emney [24pp; photos; minor marks, else VG] £2

1972: KABUKI (Sadler's Wells) Shochiku Company in 'Kanadehon' and 'Sumidagawa' [28pp; 5.25x9; photos, cast, synopses; w.ticket] £3

1972: ALPHA BETA - Ted Whitehead (Apollo) Albert Finney, Rachel Roberts; dir:Anthony Page [20pp; 5.25x9; photos] £3

1972: MOVE OVER MRS.MARKHAM - Ray Cooney and John Chapman (Vaudeville) Cicely Courtneidge, Tony Britton, Moira Lister; dir:Ray Cooney [24pp; 15 photos; marks on cover, else VG] £3

1972: TIME AND TIME AGAIN - Alan Ayckbourn (Comedy) Tom Courtenay, Michael Robbins, Cheryl Kennedy, Bridget Turner, Barry Andrews; dir:Eric Thompson [20pp; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1972: CROWN MATRIMONIAL - Royce Ryton (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Joan Haythorne, Wendy Hiller, Barbara Atkinson, Leonard Cracknell, Peter Barkworth, Jane Wenham, Heather Kyd, Noel Johnson, Amanda Reiss, Andrew Ray; dir:Peter Dews [24pp; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1972: I CLAUDIUS - John Mortimer and Robert Graves (Queen's) David Warner, Sara Kestelman, Warren Clarke, Freda Jackson; dir:Tony Richardson [24pp, 5.25x9; notes, photos; VG] £3

1972: VIVAT! VIVAT REGINA! - Robert Bolt (Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead) Sonia Graham, Anthony Woodruff, Bob Cartland, Helen Lindsay, Eric Woofe, Hugh Sullivan, Robert Murphy, William Ellis, Roy Purcell, Edward Brayshaw, Stanley Beard, David Warwick, Brian Spink, Eric Dodson, Brian Jameson, Christopher Strauli, Terry Wright, Edward Newman, Iain Sinclair, Kit Daniels, Charles Rea, Edward Lyon, Lilian Roughley, Celia Gilbert; dir:Geoffrey Edwards [20pp, 6.5x9; cast list, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £3

1972: THE PRICE - Arthur Miller (Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead) Paul Maxwell, Patricia Donahue, George Pravda, Richard Easton; dir:Joan Kemp-Welch [20pp, 6.5x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £3

1972: TRAVELLER WITHOUT LUGGAGE - Jean Anouilh, translated by Lucienne Hill (Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead) Stanley Beard, Nan Munro, John Saunders, Jeremy Brett, Madge Ryan, Alan White, Lana Morris, Honora Burke, Charles Rea, Barbara Morton, Trevor T.Smith, Nicholas Page, Anthony Woodruff; dir:Michael Meacham [20pp, 6.5x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, credits etc.; date on cover, else VG] £3

1972: CONDUCT UNBECOMING - Barry England (Liverpool Playhouse) Colin Baker, Neil Daglish, Ian Redford; dir:Andrew Dallmeyer [20pp, 7.25x9.5; pictorial cover; VG] £3

1972: THREE MONTHS GONE (Liverpool Playhouse) Geraldine Newman, James Hazeldine, Robert Grange, June Watson, Anthony Baird, Geoffrey Bateman; dir:Ian McKellen [20pp, 7.25x9.75; 20+ cast and production team photos; unusual programme in the form of an "Album belonging to Anna Bowers", a character in the play; "Liverpool" written on cover, else VG] £4

Plays: 1973

1973: THE ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN - Peter Shaffer (Europalia, PSK-PBA ZAAL-SALLE O, Brussels) Prospect Theatre Company: Michael David, James Hunter, Trevor Martin, John Cording, Kit Jackson, Henry Szeps, David Mayberry, Tim Barker, Henry Moxon, Ronnie Stevens, Michael Perceval, Harold Innocent, Barry Warren, Rupert Frazer, John Bowe, Robert Swales, Robin Sachs, Jonathan Hyde, Frank Mughan, Timothy Davies, Jan Waters, Penelope Potter, Patricia Gerrard; dir:Toby Robertson, Eleanor Fazan [20pp, 5.5x7.25; cast list, note about Prospect Theatre Company, Prospect credits, 3 production photos, synopsis in Dutch and French, programme note in English etc.; VG] £4

1973: THE MERRY-GO-ROUND - D.H.Lawrence (Europalia, Cultureel Centrum Ukkel, Brussels) English Stage Company: Ann Dyson, Mary Miller, Alec McCrindle, Derrick O'Connor, George Howe, Gabrielle Daye, David Daker, Marjorie Yates, Oliver Maguire, Susan Tracy, Georges Malpas, Margaret Lawley, Anthony Baird, Patricia Doyle, Michael Melia; dir:Peter Gill [20pp, 5.5x7.25; cast list, synopses in French, Dutch and English, 18 company photographs etc.; VG] £4

1973: HELLO AND GOODBYE - Athol Fugard (King's Head) Janet Suzman, Ben Kingsley [4pp; VG] £2

1973: PUNCH & JUDY STORIES - David Fitzsimmons (The Howff, Regent's Park Road) Pauline Collins, Christine Hargreaves, John Alderton, Paul Angelis; dir:Jonathan Hales [4pp, 6.5x8; cast list, credits, biographies etc.; minor marks else VG] £2

1973: LOOT - Joe Orton (Northcott Theatre, Exeter) Bob Peck, Nick Brimble; dir:John Dove [6pp triple-fold; VG] £2

1973: JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK - Sean O'Casey (Mermaid) Siobhan McKenna, Niall Buggy, Dermot Crowley [20pp; illustrated articles, biographies; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1973: DRUMS IN THE NIGHT - Bertold Brecht, and A NIGHTINGALE IN BLOOMSBURY SQUARE - Maureen Duffy (Hampstead Theatre Club) Stephen Rea, Ken Morley, Christopher Martin, Petra Markham, Eleanor Bron, Sian Phillips, Richard Wilson; dir:Roland Rees, Michael Rudman [20pp; cast photos, notes etc.; VG] £4

1973: OLD TIMES - Harold Pinter (Pitlochry Festival Theatre) Roger Forbes, Denise Hirst, Madeleine Newbury [36pp; 16 cast photos and biographies, notes etc.; VG] £3

1973: JOHNNY BELINDA - Elmer Harris (Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham) Michael Sanderson, Richard Frost, Lynette Erving, Al Garcia, Adrian Pearson, Liz Norman, Adele Strong, Carole Boyd, Peggy Ashby, Frank Woodfield; dir:Christopher Dunham [16pp; cast list, biographies etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1973: AUNT SALLY, OR THE TRIUMPH OF DEATH - Eugene Ionesco, translated by Richard Cottrell (Arts Theatre, Cambridge) Cambridge Theatre Company: James Aubrey, Geoffrey Bateman, Trevor Bowen, Osmund Bullock, Philip Donaghy, Diane Fletcher, Oliver Ford-Davies, Jack Galloway, John Green, Geoffrey Kirkness, Denis Lawson, Joan Moon, Brenda Peters, Roger Rees, Kit Thacker, Zoe Wanamaker; dir:Richard Cottrell [24pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, programme notes, biographies w.photos, 4 production photos of past CTC productions etc.; VG] £4

1973: MISALLIANCE - George Bernard Shaw (Mermaid) Matthew Long, Gareth Forwood, Delia Lindsay, Elizabeth Bradley, Anthony Sharp, Bill Fraser, Jeremy Child, Caroline Blakiston, John Tordoff; dir:Alan Strachan [16pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, 9 photos of past Mermaid G.B.Shaw productions, production note, biography of G.B.Shaw, programme notes etc.; VG] £4

1973: ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR - Alan Ayckbourn (Theatre Royal, Brighton) Bridget Turner, Richard Briers, Michael Aldridge, Sheila Hancock, Anna Calder-Marshall, David Burke; dir:Eric Thompson [16pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £3

1973: ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR - Alan Ayckbourn (Criterion) Bridget Turner, Richard Briers, Michael Aldridge, Sheila Hancock, Anna Calder-Marshall, David Burke; dir:Eric Thompson [24pp, 5.25x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1973: AT THE END OF THE DAY - William Douglas Home (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford) David Swift, Georgine Anderson, McDonald Hobley, Nigel Williams, Dudley Owen, David Morton, Antony Webb, Jeremy Hawk, Geoffrey Wright, Marianne Morley; dir:Robert Chetwyn [20pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1973: THE COLLECTION and THE LOVER - Harold Pinter (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford) David Dodimead, James Laurenson, Jennifer Daniel, Christopher Gable, Andrew Lord; dir:Patrick Lau [20pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, programme notes, credits etc.; with 4 newsclippings; VG] £4

1973: DEATH OF A SALESMAN - Arthur Miller (Swan Theatre, Worcester) Roger Heathcote, Ann Windsor, Chris Tranchell, John Bleasdale, John Foley, Mary Gillingham, Giles Phibbs, Alex Johnston, Don Dryden, Isobil Nisbet, John A.Cooper, Christine Schofield, Dick Brinnand; dir:Giles Block [12pp; cast list, notes; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1973: SLEUTH - Anthony Shaffer (Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton) Robert Flemyng, Michael Billington; dir:Kathleen Hoggins [16pp; cast list, biographies; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1973: HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES - Alan Ayckbourn (Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton) Derek Bond, Miriam Karlin, Ray Lonnen, Paula Wilcox, Derek Seaton, Sue Nicholls; dir:Hugh Goldie [16pp; cast list, notes, biographies; light vertical bend, else VG] £4

1973: RELATIVE VALUES - Noel Coward (Westminster) Margaret Lockwood, Joyce Blair, Gwen Cherrell; dir:Charles Hickman [16pp; photos; minor marks on title page, else VG] £3

1973: BINGO - Edward Bond (Northcott Theatre, Exeter) Bob Peck, Paul Jesson; dir:Jane Howell/John Dove [16pp; photos, articles; VG] £2

1973: THE POPE'S WEDDING - Edward Bond (Northcott Theatre, Exeter) Bob Peck, Alison Steadman, Nick Brimble; dir:John Dove [12pp; VG] £2

1973: THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT WENT TO SEE... - David Wood and Sheila Ruskin (Northcott Theatre, Exeter) Robert O'Mahoney, Margot Leicester, Bob Peck; dir:Kevin Robinson [4pp; VG] £1

1973: MRS.WARREN'S PROFESSION - George Bernard Shaw (Northcott Theatre, Exeter) Ann Windsor, Sarah Stephenson, Martin Duncan; dir:Rhys McConnochie [16pp; illustrated articles; VG] £2

1973: THE HOSTAGE - Brendan Behan (Northcott Theatre, Exeter) Bob Peck, Janet Dale, Nick Brimble; dir:Jane Howell [16pp; illustrated articles; VG] £2

1973: JUDGE JEFFREYS - Chris Bond (Northcott Theatre, Exeter) Bob Peck, Martin Duncan, Paul Jesson, Margot Leicester; dir:Chris Bond/Jane Howell [16pp; illustrated articles; VG] £2

1973: ARMSTRONG'S LAST GOODNIGHT - John Arden (Northcott Theatre, Exeter) Bob Peck, Martin Duncan, Paul Jesson, Margot Leicester; dir:John Dove/Rhys McConnochie [16pp; illustrated articles; VG] £2

1973: DEAR LOVE - Jerome Kilty (Comedy) Keith Michell (as Robert Browning), Geraldine McEwan (as Elizabeth Barrett); dir:Peter Wood [20pp, 5.25x8.9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, 2 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1973: SMALL CRAFT WARNINGS - Tennessee Williams (Comedy) Elaine Stritch, Peter Jones, George Pravda, Edward Judd, Frances de la Tour, James Berwick, Tony Beckley, Eric Deacon, J.M.Bay; dir:Vivian Matalon [20pp, 5.5x9; cast list, biographies, 4 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1973: THE SEA - Edward Bond (Royal Court) Coral Browne, Ian Holm, Alan Webb, Diana Quick; dir:William Gaskill [28pp; notes, poems, excellent line drawings; VG] £3

1973: CADENZA - Alec Coppel (Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead) Barbara Shelley, Sebastian Breaks, Stuart Damon, John Turner, Jennifer Watts; dir:Allan Davis [20pp, 6.5x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1973: DEAR BRUTUS - J.M.Barrie (Oxford Playhouse) Helen Cotterill, Gwen Nelson, Barbara Jefford, Sheila Ballantine, George Selway, Richard Goolden, Donald Layne-Smith, Philip Voss, John Turner; dir:Edgar Wreford [24pp, 7.25x9.75; cast photos and biographies; illustrated history of the Oxford Playhouse company, illustrated articles; minor marks, else VG] £4

1973: MOTHER ADAM - Charles Dyer (King's Theatre, Edinburgh) Peter Wyngarde, Hermione Baddeley; dir:Charles Dyer [16pp, 8x10; VG] £3

1973: THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA - Federico Garcia Lorca, version by Tom Stoppard (Greenwich Theatre) June Jago, Sylvia Coleridge, Ann Firbank, Penelope Keith, Helen Weir, Morag Hood, Mia Farrow, Patience Collier; dir:Robin Phillips [4pp, 11.75x16.5 newspaper-style programme; cast list, synopsis of scenes, programme notes, Theatre Information etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

Plays: 1974

1974: NOT IN THE BOOK - Arthur Watykn (Arts Theatre, Cambridge) Avril Angers, Robin Hawdon, Richard Burke, Ivor Salter, Wilfrid Hyde White, Sydney Tafler, Richard Murdoch, Brian Tully; dir:David Poulson [16pp, 5.8x8.3; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £3

1974: THE PHILANTHROPIST - Christopher Hampton (Ashcroft Theatre, Croydon) George Cole, Timothy Carlton, Rod Coton, Carole Mowlam, Terence Bayler, Bridget McConnel, Anna Lieven; dir:Robert Kidd [16pp, 5.8x8.3; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1974: THE FIRST MRS.FRASER - St.John Ervine (York Theatre Royal) Stephen Jenn, Muriel Barker, Rex Robinson, Renee Asherson, Peter Cochran, Kit Thacker, Joanna Cooper, Susan Edmonstone; dir:Richard Digby Day [20pp, 5.8x8.3; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; light vertical bend, minor edge damage, else VG] £2

1974: WINNIE-THE-POOH - A.A.Milne, music by H.Fraser-Simson, adapted by Julian Slade (Ashcroft Theatre, Croydon) Susan Thomas, Christopher Biggins, Ian Judge, David Glover, Liz Moscrop, Lennard Pearce, Jean Fergusson, Sarah Ross, Peter Landon, Lewis Barber, Allison Fontaine, Adrian Truscott, Jini Steel; dir:Veronica Flint-Shipman [16pp, 5.8x8.3; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, 2 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1974: THE GREAT SOCIETY - Beverley Cross (Mermaid) Geoffrey Whitehead (as Richard II), Gary Raymond, Dan Meaden, David Bird, Norman Claridge, John Harwood, Norman Scace, Jan Carey, Rosalind Shanks, Peter Postlethwaite, Bernard Miles, Glynn Jones, Gerald Martin, Trevor Griffiths, Alan Helm; dir:Bernard Miles and Julius Gellner [16pp, 5.8x8.3; cast list, extensive illustrated articles, credits etc.; rumpled, else VG] £2

1974: LLOYD GEORGE KNEW MY FATHER - William Douglas Home (Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne) Brendan Barry, Jean Ainslie, Chris Winnera, Suzanne Jefferies, Sarah Simmons, Martin Collins, Alan Clements, Edward Halsted; dir:Roy Patrick [12pp; cast list, biographies (w.photos); light vertical bend, else VG] £2

1974: ALFIE - Bill Naughton (Swan Theatre, Worcester) Martin Bendel, Christine Wargent, Elaine Thompson, David Bailey, Joan Chambers, John Tolputt/Frank Welbourne, David Knapman, Mike Richardson/Gael Turnbull; dir:John A.Cooper [12pp; cast list, notes; VG] £3

1974: SEE HOW THEY RUN! - Philip King (Swan Theatre, Worcester) Brett Usher, Annette Kerr, Hilary Labow, Michael Cadman, Dallas Cavell, Brian Carroll, Jonathan Holt; dir:Michael Winter and Gilbert Vernon [12pp; cast list, biographies; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1974: HAPPY AS A SANDBAG - Ken Lee, and LEAVE HIM TO HEAVEN - Ken Lee (Leicester Haymarket) Linal Haft, Lesley Duff, Darryl Kavann, Brian Protheroe; dir:Philip Hedley/Rhys McConnochie [28pp; good articles; rumpled, else VG] £2

1974: DANGEROUS CORNER - J.B.Priestley (Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford) Rachel Gurney, Barbara Jefford, Gerald Flood, Christopher Good [20pp; cast photos; VG] £3

1974: OTHER PEOPLE - Mike Stott (Hampstead Theatre Club) Julian Curry, Ian Holm, Tom Conti, Janet Key, Anthony O'Donnell, Stephanie Turner, Abigail Asher; dir:Roland Rees [20pp; cast photos; VG] £4

1974: THE DAY AFTER THE FAIR - Frank Harvey (Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea) Irene Sutcliffe, Simon Brent, Alan Bennion, Anthea Holloway, Susan Macready [16pp; cast photos; VG] £3

1974: THE CONNECTION - Jack Gelber (Hampstead Theatre Club) Bill Wallis, John Ratzenberger, Harry Ditson, Mark Russel, Richard Moore, Phillip Hinton; dir:Michael Rudman [20pp; cast photos; minor marks, else VG] £3

1974: FALLEN ANGELS - Noel Coward (Watford Palace Theatre) Penelope Keith, Roger Hammond, Rose Hill, Eric Dodson, Fenella Fielding, Howard Southern; dir:Kim Grant [16pp; w.two photos of original production; VG] £3

1974: COUNT DRACULA - Ted Tiller (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham) William Wilde, James Irwin, Jeremy Browne, Sherrie Hewson, Hywel David, Patricia Kerry, Alastair Meldrum, Henry Knowles, Bill Bradley; dir:Malcolm Farquhar [20pp; cast list, notes, biographies; VG] £4

1974: THE GINGERBREAD LADY - Neil Simon (Phoenix) Elaine Stritch, Jenny Quayle, Luie Caballero [24pp; cast photos; VG] £4

1974: THE NORMAN CONQUESTS - Alan Ayckbourn (Globe) Tom Courtenay, Michael Gambon, Penelope Keith, Felicity Kendal, Mark Kingston, Bridget Turner; dir:Eric Thompson [24pp; 5 production photos; VG] £4

1974: THE NORMAN CONQUESTS - Alan Ayckbourn (Globe) Tom Courtenay, Michael Gambon, Penelope Keith, Felicity Kendal, Mark Kingston, Penelope Wilton (for Bridget Turner); dir:Eric Thompson [24pp; substitute slip; 5 production photos; VG] £4

1974: SNAP! - Charles Laurence (Vaudeville) Adrienne Corri, Geoffrey Palmer, Tony Bickley, Elspeth March, Belinda Low; dir:William Gaskill [28pp; 8 production photos, biographies; small scuff on cover, minor marks, else VG] £3

1974: PYGMALION - George Bernard Shaw (Albery) Diana Rigg, Alec McCowen, Jack May, Simon MacCorkindale, Hilda Fenemore, Bob Hoskins, Ellen Pollock; dir:John Dexter [28pp; photos; illustrated articles; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1974: JOHN, PAUL, GEORGE, RINGO ... AND BERT - Willy Russell (Lyric) Antony Sher (as Ringo Starr), Bernard Hill (as John Lennon), Trevor Eve (as Paul McCartney), Phillip Joseph (as George Harrison), George Costigan (as Bert), Robin Hooper (as Brian Epstein), Elizabeth Estensen, Barbara Dickson; dir:Alan Dossor [20pp; photos, production photo; VG] £5

1974: ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR - Alan Ayckbourn (Criterion) Bridget Turner, Richard Briers, Michael Aldridge, Sheila Hancock, Anna Calder-Marshall, David Burke; dir:Eric Thompson [20pp; photos; w.3 tickets (27 Mch '74); VG] £4

1974: ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR - Alan Ayckbourn (Criterion) Angela Scoular, Peter Blythe, Paul Eddington, Fenella Fielding, Marty Cruickshank, Paul Shelley; original production by Eric Thompson, dir:Sam Walters [28pp; photos; cover slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1974: ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR - Alan Ayckbourn (Vaudeville) Angela Scoular, Peter Blythe, Paul Eddington, Fenella Fielding, Marty Cruickshank, Paul Shelley; original production by Eric Thompson, dir:Sam Walters [28pp; 7 production photos; VG] £4

1974: WHO SAW HIM DIE? - Tudor Gates (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Stratford Johns, Lee Montague, Christopher Guinee, Elizabeth Wallace, C.Lethbridge Baker, Tony Parkin; dir:Philip Grout [20pp, 5.25x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; rumpled, else VG] £2

1974: KNUCKLE - David Hare (Comedy) Edward Fox, Leonard Kavanagh, Kate Nelligan, Shelagh Fraser, Douglas Wilmer, David Janes, Malcolm Storry, Stephen Gordon; dir:Michael Blakemore [20pp, 5.25x8.9; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1974: THE WALTZ OF THE TOREADORS - Jean Anouilh, translated by Lucienne Hill (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Trevor Howard, Coral Browne, Ian Ogilvy, Penny Casdagli, Sally-Jane Spencer, Hugh Sullivan, Zena Walker, Sylvia Barter, Charlotte Howard, Philip Anthony, Veronica Sowerby; dir:Peter Dews [20pp, 5.25x8.9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1974: THE GOLDEN PATHWAY ANNUAL - John Harding and John Burrows (May Fair Theatre) John Harding, John Burrows, Maggie McCarthy, Mark Wing-Davey; dir:Ed Thomason [28pp, 5.25x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, 25 company photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1974: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE - Tennessee Williams (Piccadilly) Claire Bloom, Morag Hood, Martin Shaw, Joss Ackland; dir:Edwin Sherin [24pp; 6 production photos; VG] £4

1974: BLOOMSBURY - Peter Luke (Phoenix) Yvonne Mitchell, Daniel Massey, Moyra Fraser, Penelope Wilton, John Hart Dyke, Clive Francis, Simon Jones; dir:Richard Cottrell [28pp; 7 production photos; VG] £4

1974: WHAT IF YOU DIED TOMORROW? - David Williamson (Comedy) Ron Haddrick, Ruth Cracknell; dir:Lovejoy [20pp; photos; with ticket (2 Sep '74); VG] £2

1974: LIFE CLASS - David Storey (Royal Court) Alan Bates, Bob Peck, Stephen Bent, Frank Grimes, Paul Kelly, Gabrielle Lloyd, Brian Glover, Gerald James; dir:Lindsay Anderson [20pp; 8 photos; VG] £4

1974: LIFE CLASS - David Storey (Duke of York's) Alan Bates, Bob Peck, Stephen Bent, Frank Grimes, Paul Kelly, Gabrielle Lloyd, Brian Glover, Gerald James; dir:Lindsay Anderson [20pp; 10 production photos; VG] £4

1974: TOAD OF TOAD HALL - A.A.Milne, from The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Martin Friend, Richard Goolden, Richard Cornish, David King, Hugh Ross, Alec Bregonzi; dir:Peter Watson [12pp, 5.25x8.75; charming line drawings, production photo, biographies etc.; VG] £4

1974: MY FAT FRIEND - Charles Laurence (Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York) Lynn Redgrave, George Rose, John Lithgow, James Ray Weeks [32pp; cast photos and biographies; slight spotting, slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1974: THE FANTASTICAL FEATS OF FINN MACCOOL - Sean McCarthy (Haymarket Ice Rink, Edinburgh) Tony Haygarth, Patrick Malahide, Dermot Crowley, Alex Norton, Bill Paterson; dir:Ian Ireland [12pp, 4x10; VG] £2

1974: THE ICEMAN COMETH - Eugene O'Neill (Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh) Ian Bannen, J.G.Devlin, James Grant, Oscar James, Leonard Maguire, James Cairncross, Henry Woolf, Niall Tobin; dir:Bill Bryden [16pp, 8x10 w.decorative card cover; biographies, articles etc.; VG] £4

1974: THE NORMAN CONQUESTS: Table Manners, Living Together, and Round And Round the Garden - Alan Ayckbourn (Greenwich Theatre) Tom Courtenay, Michael Gambon, Penelope Keith, Felicity Kendall, Mark Kingston, Penelope Wilton; dir:Eric Thompson [12pp, 8.25x11.75; Greenwich Theatre Cue Magazine No.19 (May/June 1974); cast list, biographies w.photos, programme notes, articles, theatre notes etc.; with 9 contemporary newsclippings; rumpled, else VG] £5

1974: MORE STATELY MANSIONS - Eugene O'Neill (Greenwich Theatre) Frances Cuka, Elizabeth Bergner, Gary Bond, John Gill, Bernard Taylor, David Dodimead; dir:David Giles [8pp, 8.25x11.75; Greenwich Theatre Cue Magazine No.20 (Sept/Oct 1974); cast list, biographies w.photos, programme notes, articles etc.; rumpled, light bends, else VG] £4

1974: MARCHING SONG - John Whiting (Greenwich Theatre) Gordon Tanner, Cleo Sylvestre, Edmond Bennett, Lewis Stringer, Gwen Watford, Kenneth Haigh, John Welsh, Daniel Gerroll; dir:Ewan Hooper [8pp, 8.25x11.75; Greenwich Theatre Cue Magazine No.21 (Oct/Nov 1974); cast list, biographies w.photos, programme notes, articles etc.; light horizontal bend, else VG] £4

1974: THE ENTERTAINER - John Osborne (Greenwich Theatre) John Kidd, Angela Pleasence, Constance Chapman, Max Wall, Kenneth Cranham, Sue Johns, Lewis Stringer, James Woolley; dir:John Osborne [8pp, 8.25x11.75; Greenwich Theatre Cue Magazine No.22 (Nov/Dec 1974); cast list, biographies w.photos, programme notes, articles etc.; rumpled, folds, else VG] £4

1974: HARDING'S LUCK - Peter Nichols (Greenwich Theatre) Doreen Mantle, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Jo Warne, Colin Edwynn, Stanley Meadows, Annabelle Lanyon, Michael Griffiths, Aubrey Woods, Brian Stirner, Gwen Nelson; dir:John Cox [8pp, 8.25x11.75; Greenwich Theatre Cue Magazine No.23 (Dec '74/Jan '75); cast list, programme notes, articles etc.; rumpled, folds, else VG] £3
1974: OXFORD THEATRE FESTIVAL
1974 (Aug-Oct): OXFORD THEATRE FESTIVAL 1974 Souvenir Brochure
Oxford Theatre Festival, presented for the University Theatre by Ray Cooney in association with Gyles Brandreth: SPRINGTIME FOR HENRY - Benn Levy, THE TRIALS OF OSCAR WILDE - devised by Peter Coe, SAINT JOAN - George Bernard Shaw, THE LITTLE HUT - Andrew Roussin, adapted by Nancy Mitford, THE DAME OF SARK - William Douglas Home; with Ian Carmichael, Moray Watson, Barbara Murray, Cheryl Kennedy, Tom Baker, Anthony Woodruff, Nigel Stock, Gerald Cross, Aubrey Woods, Jack Galloway, Stephen Whittaker, Jeremy Anthony, Charles Little, Stephen Riddle, Julia Foster, Charles Dance, John Standing, James Villiers, Brian Hayes, Noel Willman, Charles Lloyd Pack, Kevin Elyot, David Sulkin, Geraldine McEwan, Gerald Harper, Olu Jacobs, Celia Johnson, George Pravda, Tony Britton, Nicholas Courtney, Hugh Wooldridge; directed by Robert Chetwyn, Peter Coe, John Clements, Philip Dudley, Charles Hickman [44pp, 8.5x11; 30+ photographs and line-drawings, cast photos, illustrated articles; slightly rumpled, else VG] (£5) SOLD

Plays: 1975

1975: THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMA - George Bernard Shaw (Mermaid) Simon Callow, Derek Godfrey, Tony Jay, Frank Thornton, Nigel Hawthorne, James Villiers, James Cairncross, Lynn Farleigh, Ken Cranham; dir:Robert Chetwyn [6pp triple-fold; VG] £2

1975: RAINDOG - Stomu Yamashta (Roundhouse, London) Stomu Yamashta's Red Buddha Company: Akiko Komaki, Andrew Bradford, Kuniyuki Oghari, David Yip [24pp; photos; VG] £2

1975: BETSY - William Douglas Home (Yvonne Arnaud) Herbert Lom, David Robb, Nigel Stock, Briony McRoberts; dir:Kim Grant [20pp; photos; VG] £3

1975: LIES! - Trevor Baxter (Albery) Wendy Hiller, Michael Aldridge, Simon Cadell, Sandor Eles, Joyce Donaldson; dir:David Giles [16pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1975: ALPHABETICAL ORDER - Michael Frayn (MayFair Theatre) Barbara Ferris, A.J.Brown, James Cossins, Dinsdale Landen, Billie Whitelaw, June Ellis, Bernard Gallagher; dir:Michael Blakemore [24pp, 5.25x8.5; 8 production photos; VG] £4

1975: A TOUCH OF SPRING - Samuel Taylor (Comedy) Hayley Mills, Francis Matthews, Leigh Lawson, Julian Fellowes; dir:Allan Davis [20pp, 5.75x8.25; biographies, photos, articles etc.; VG] £3

1975: HOBSON'S CHOICE - Harold Brighouse (Bristol Old Vic) Roger Hume, Isla Blair, Timothy Kightley, Jonathan Darvill, Paul Imbusch; dir:David Phethean [20pp; 12 cast photos, notes; VG] £3

1975: ROGER'S LAST STAND - Dimitri Frenkel Frank (Duke of York's) Leslie Phillips, Roy Kinnear, Elspet Gray, Anna Dawson; dir:Charles Ross [24pp; 9 production photos; VG] £3

1975: SPOKESONG, or The Common Wheel - Stewart Parker (King's Head) Robert Bridges, Niall Buggy, Valerie Hermanni, Annabel Leventon, Don Maciver, Patrick Waldron; dir:Robert Gillespie [8pp; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1975: GHOSTS - Wolfgang Bauer (Hampstead Theatre Club) John Shrapnel, John McEnery, Lynda Marchal, Pamela Moiseiwitsch, Carol Drinkwater, Toby Salaman; dir:Max Stafford-Clark [16pp; biographies; VG] £2

1975: A MAN'S A MAN - Bertold Brecht (Hampstead Theatre) Foco Novo Production: Jestyn Phillips, Peter Marinker, Stefan Kalipha, Tricia Thorns, Terry Jackson, Hans Brown, Sheila Reid; dir:Roland Rees [16pp; cast and production photos; minor marks, else VG] £3

1975: OUT ON THE LAWN - Don Taylor (Watford Palace) Jennie Linden, Edward Hardwicke, Dinah Sheridan, Rosemary Leach, T.P.McKenna, Frank Middlemass, Kevin Costello, Tim Brierley; dir:Stephen Hollis [16pp; cast photo; VG] £4

1975: DEAR JANET ROSENBERG, DEAR MR KOONING - Stanley Eveling (Hampstead Theatre Club) Anna Calder-Marshall, Freddie Jones; dir:Jon Amiel [16pp; cast photos; slightly rumpled, minor marks, else VG] £2

1975: LITTLE RED HEN - John McGrath (7:84 Tour) Dave Anderson, Nadia Arthur, John Bett, John McGrath, Elizabeth MacLennan, William Riddoch [12pp; VG] £2

1975: TONIGHT AT 8.00 - Noel Coward (Watford Palace) Peter John, Kate Williams, Michael Troughton, Anita Dobson; dir:Stephen Hollis [16pp; photos; VG] £2

1975: THE DRAGON VARIATION - Robert King (Swan Theatre, Worcester) Marcia Ashton, David Beale, Fernanda Marlowe, Keith Bartlett; dir:Michael Winter [16pp; cast list, notes, biographies; VG] £3

1975: FIVE FINGER EXERCISE - Peter Shaffer (Harlow Playhouse) Hywel Bennett, Patricia Lawrence, Jeff Rawle, John Paul, Lynn Smith; dir:John Dryden [16pp; biographies, notes; VG] £2

1975: THE ECTASY OF RITA JOE - George Ryga (Hampstead Theatre) Donald Burton, Jon Croft, Frederick Farley, Don Fellows, Barry J.Gordon, Bernard Lloyd, Chare Richards, Toby Robins, Emma Shaw, Eileen Way, Martin Bax, Nicol Gordon, Ray Jewers, Christopher Molloy, Geronimo Sehmi; dir:Nicholas Renton [16pp, 5.8x8.4; cast list, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £2

1975: THE DAME OF SARK - William Douglas Home (Ashcroft Theatre, Croydon) Anna Neagle, Alan Gifford, Hermione Gregory, Brenda Duncan, Michael Ashton, Adrian King, Alister Cameron, Nicholas Loukes, Nicholas Courtney, Ian Liston, John Drake, Paul Toothill; dir:Charles Hickman [16pp, 8.3x5.8; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, production photo, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £2

1975: DOUBLE EDGE - Leslie Darbon and Peter Whelan (Vaudeville) Margaret Lockwood, Barrie Ingham, Paul Daneman [24pp; photos] £2

1975: ABSENT FRIENDS - Alan Ayckbourn (Garrick) Richard Briers, Peter Bowles, Phyllida Law; dir:Eric Thompson [24pp; photos; VG] £3

1975: MOVE OVER MRS.MARKHAM - Ray Cooney and John Chapman (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham) Beth Ellis, Christopher Douglas, Marjorie Bland, Joyce Cummings, Malcolm Farquhar, James Irwin, Henry Knowles, Ciceley Courtneidge, Valerie Holliman; dir:Malcolm Farquhar [20pp; cast list, notes; VG] £3

1975: MY FAT FRIEND - Charles Laurence (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham) Cardew Robinson, Pauline Taylor, David Harvey, Tim Hughes; dir:Malcolm Farquhar [20pp; cast list, notes, biographies; VG] £3

1975: THE FRIENDSHIP OF MRS.ECKLEY - Ronald Gow (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham) Basil Henson, Tel Stevens, Norman Henry, Janet Hargreaves, Eileen Page, Desmond Jordan; dir:Malcolm Farquhar [20pp; cast list, notes, biographies; VG] £3

1975: THE CASE IN QUESTION - Ronald Millar (Haymarket) John Clements, Zena Walker, Margaret Courtenay, Peter Cellier, Donald Pickering, Simon Cadell, Brian Hayes, Charles Lloyd Pack; dir:John Clements [20pp, 5.25x8.75; cast photos; VG] £3

1975: THE SUNSHINE BOYS - Neil Simon (Piccadilly) Jimmy Jewel, Stuart Damon, Alfred Marks, Eddie Reindeer, Billy J.Mitchell, Isabella Rye, Isabelle Lucas; dir:Danny Simon [16pp, 5.25x8.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £2

1975: THURBER - William Windom (New London Theatre) William Windom [20pp, 5.25x8.75; order of events, programme notes, biography w.photo, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1975: THE MOUSETRAP - Agatha Christie (St.Martin's) Brian Spink, Mary Law, Brian McDermott; dir:Joan Knight [28pp; photos; marks on cast page, else VG] £2

1975: THE NORMAN CONQUESTS - Alan Ayckbourn (Globe) Ronald Pickup, Sheila Ballantine, Ivor Danvers, Brigit Forsyth, Julian Holloway, Julia McKenzie [20pp; photos; slightly rumpled] £3

1975: THE PAY-OFF - William Fairchild (Comedy) Zulema Dene, Diana Van Proosdy, Brian Wilde, Nigel Patrick, Peter Sallis, Dulcie Gray, William Lindsay, Peter Vaughan, Alan Haines, Geoffrey Greenhill; dir:Nigel Patrick [16pp, 5.4x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1975: KENNEDY'S CHILDREN - Robert Patrick (Arts Theatre Club) Pat Starr, Don Parker, Ray Harding, Richard Oldfield, Deborah Norton, Shirley Anne Field; dir:Clive Donner [16pp, 5.4x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1975: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE - Tennessee Williams (Liverpool Playhouse) Natasha Parry, Tom Chadbon, Jenny Oulton, Philip Guard; dir:David Kelsey [16pp, 7.25x9.75; cast photos and biographies, notes, articles etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1975: THE VOYSEY INHERITANCE - Harley Granville-Barker (Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh) Andre Morell, Timothy Carlton, Patrick Malahide, Frances Tomelty; dir:Robert Kidd [16pp, 8x10 w.stiff cover; biographies, articles etc.; VG] £3

1975: THE END OF ME OLD CIGAR - John Osborne (Greenwich Theatre) Rachel Roberts, Neil Johnston, Toby Salaman, Sheila Ballantine, Angela Galbraith, Jill Bennett, Jasmina Hilton, Marty Cruickshank, Joanna Lumley, Keith Barron, Roderic Leigh, Ian Milton, Kenneth MacGarvie, Charles Kinross, John Grillo, Mike Lucas; dir:Max Stafford Clark [8pp, 8.25x11.75; Greenwich Theatre Cue Magazine No.24 (Jan-Feb 1975); cast list, programme notes, biographies, articles etc.; rumpled, folds, else VG] £3

Plays: 1976

1976: THE LIFE AND CRIMES OF AL CAPONE - Gerald Frow (Watermill Theatre, Newbury) Bill Bailey, David Neilson, Alex Johnston, Lawrence Kenny, Tim Stern, Caroline Goodman; dir:David Gilmore [36pp; cast list, illustrated articles, biographies (w.photos); VG] £4

1976: ALPHABETICAL ORDER - Michael Frayn (Watermill Theatre, Newbury) Basil Lord, Fiona Mollison, Ian Lindsay, Paul Alexander, Pamela Ruddock, Audrey Leybourne, Alex Johnston; dir:Gerald Blake [32pp; cast list, notes, biographies w.photos; VG] £4

1976: OTHERWISE ENGAGED - Simon Gray (Comedy) Hywel Bennett, Adrian Stokes, Brian Smith, Douglas Nottage, Elizabeth Norman, Edmund Kente, Caroline Mortimer; dir:Harold Pinter [20pp, 5.8x8.3; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £2

1976: ROOKERY NOOK - Ben Travers (Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead) John Warner, Maggie Jones; dir:Hazel Vincent Wallace [20pp; photos; VG] £2

1976: DIRTY LINEN & NEW-FOUND-LAND - Tom Stoppard (Arts Theatre) Inter-Action Production: Luan Peters, Edward de Souza, Benjamin Whitrow, Malcolm Ingram, Peter Bowles, Christine Ozanne, Jonathan Elsom, Derek Ensor, Stephen Moore, Richard Goolden; dir:Ed Berman [16pp; photos, articles, biographies] £2

1976: DIRTY LINEN & NEW-FOUND-LAND - Tom Stoppard (Arts Theatre) Inter-Action Production: Luan Peters, Edward de Souza, Frederick Treves, Malcolm Ingram, Peter Bowles, Christine Ozanne, Jonathan Elsom, Derek Ensor, Stephen Moore, Sydney Bromley; dir:Ed Berman [24pp; photos, articles, biographies] £2

1976: DIRTY LINEN & NEW-FOUND-LAND - Tom Stoppard (Arts Theatre) Inter-Action Production: Maggie Henderson, Tony Kenway, Alan Hay, John Vine, John Challis, Jean Marlow, Robert McBain, Derek Ensor, Michael Low, Richard Goolden; dir:Ed Berman [16pp; photos, articles, biographies] £2

1976: AFFAIRS OF STATE - Louis Verneuil (Grand Theatre, Llandudno) Alex Ward, Reggie Oliver, Diana Bradbury, Charles Duff, Jill Lindsay, Michael Owen; dir:John Creese-Parsons [8pp; cast list, notes; slightly rumpled, else VG] £1

1976: EAST - Steven Berkoff (Greenwich Theatre) London Theatre Group: Steven Berkoff, Mathew Scurfield, David Delve, Anna Nygh, Barry Philip; dir:Steven Berkoff [6pp triplefold; articles, biographies; VG] £2

1976: SCRIBES - Barrie O'Keefe (Greenwich Theatre) Leslie Sarony, Donald Sumpter, Terrence Hardiman, Richard Kane, Jonathan Kent, Edward Judd, Ewan Hooper; dir:Keith Hack [20pp; articles, biographies; VG] £2

1976: RELUCTANT HEROES - Colin Morris (Greenwich Theatre) Bill Treacher, Jeremy Child, Bernard Bresslaw, Andrew Sachs, Ewan Hooper, Vivienne Johnson, John Clegg; dir:Wallace Douglas [20pp; articles, biographies; VG] £2

1976: HEAVEN AND HELL: The Fear of Heaven and The Prince of Darkness - John Mortimer (Greenwich Theatre) Denholm Elliott, Peter Woodthorpe, Eleanor Bron, Trevor Baxter, Hana-Maria Pravda; dir:John Tydeman [20pp; articles, biographies; VG] £2

1976: DUSA, FISH, STAS & VI - Pam Gems (Hampstead) Brigit Forsyth, Alison Fiske, Diane Fletcher, Mary Maddox; dir:Nancy Meckler [20pp, 5.75x8.4; biographies etc.; VG] £3

1976: DONKEY'S YEARS - Michael Frayn (Globe) A.J.Brown, Peter Barkworth, Peter Jeffrey, Andrew Robertson, Julian Curry, Harold Innocent, Jeffry Wickham, John Harding, Penelope Keith; dir:Michael Rudman [16pp; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits, 5 production photos; VG] £4

1976: FUNNY PECULIAR - Mike Stott (Garrick) Julie Walters, Nicholas Woodeson, Richard Beckinsale, Nick Stringer, Matthew Kelly, Eileen O'Brien, Suzan Cameron, David Casey, Peter Postlethwaite; dir:Alan Dossor [24pp; cast list, biographies, 6 production photos, illustrations etc.; VG] £4

1976: FUNNY PECULIAR - Mike Stott (Garrick) Julie Walters, Geoffrey Drew, Richard Beckinsale, Nick Stringer, Matthew Kelly, Eileen O'Brien, Suzan Cameron, David Casey, Peter Postlethwaite; dir:Alan Dossor [24pp; cast list, biographies, 6 production photos, illustrations etc.; VG] £4

1976: COMEDIANS - Trevor Griffiths (Wyndham's) Jimmy Jewel, Kenneth Cranham; dir:Richard Eyre [24pp; photos, articles; w.review] £3

1976 (Jan): THE BED BEFORE YESTERDAY - Ben Travers (Lyric) John Moffatt, Joan Plowright, Gabrielle Day, Frank Grimes, Helen Mirren, Patsy Rowlands, Leonard Fenton, Royce Mills, Sebastian Abineri; dir:Lindsay Anderson [20pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, company photo, credits etc.; VG] £3

1976 (Jul): THE BED BEFORE YESTERDAY - Ben Travers (Lyric) John Moffatt, Joan Plowright, Gabrielle Day, Jonathan Cecil, Susie Blake, Barbara Mitchell, Leonard Fenton, Royce Mills, Ian Kellgren; dir:Lindsay Anderson [20pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, company photo, credits etc.; VG] £3

1976 (Oct): THE BED BEFORE YESTERDAY - Ben Travers (Lyric) John Moffatt, Sheila Hancock, Gabrielle Day, Jonathan Cecil, Susie Blake, June Ellis, Leonard Fenton, Royce Mills, James Broadbent; dir:Lindsay Anderson [20pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, company photo, credits etc.; VG] £3

1976 (Dec): THE BED BEFORE YESTERDAY - Ben Travers (Lyric) John Moffatt, Sheila Hancock, Gabrielle Day, Jonathan Cecil, Susie Blake, June Ellis, Leonard Fenton, Royce Mills, Paul Foulds; dir:Lindsay Anderson [20pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, 2 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1976: CONFUSIONS - Alan Ayckbourn (Apollo) Pauline Collins, John Alderton, Derek Fowlds, Sheila Gish, James Cossins; dir:Alan Strachan [16pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1976: BANANA RIDGE - Ben Travers (Savoy) Robert Morley, George Cole, Joan Sanderson, Jan Holden, Vivienne Martin; dir:Val May [24pp, 5.25x8.5; biographies, 7 photos etc.; VG] £4

1976: 13 RUE DE L'AMOUR - Georges Feydeau (Phoenix) Glynis Johns, Louis Jourdan, James Grout, David Stoll, Margaret Courtenay; dir:Peter Dews [24pp, 5.25x8.5; biographies, photos etc.; VG] £3

1976: BUS STOP - William Inge (Phoenix) Keir Dullea, Lee Remick, Alfred Marks, Miriam Karlin, Don Fellows; dir:Vivian Matalon [24pp, 5.25x8.5; biographies, photos etc.; VG] £4

1976: GASLIGHT - Patrick Hamilton (Criterion) Anton Rodgers, Nicola Pagett, Peter Vaughan; dir:Robert Young [20pp; cast photos; VG] £3

1976: BAGGAGE - Lee Langley (Vaudeville) Gerald Harper, Hannah Gordon, Una Stubbs, Prunella Gee; dir:Val May [20pp; cast photos; minor marks, else VG] £3

1976: BAGGAGE - Lee Langley (Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford) Gerald Harper, Hannah Gordon, Una Stubbs, Prunella Gee; dir:Val May [20pp; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1976: TOAD OF TOAD HALL - A.A.Milne, from The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (Her Majesty's) Ian Talbot, John Warner, Richard Goolden (17th year as Mole!), David King, Annabelle Lanyon, Clive Carter, Robert Bridges, Tricia George, Myra Sands and large cast; dir:Charles Ross [16pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, illustrated biographies, programme notes, credits etc.; rumpled, grubby, else VG] £2

1976: THE MOUSETRAP - Agatha Christie (St.Martin's) Helen Weir, Richard Felgate, Graham Richards, Annette Kerr, Alan White, June Abbott, Harold Kasket, David Purcell; dir:Vere Lorrimer [28pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, articles, 4 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1976: THE FAMILY DANCE - Felicity Browne (Criterion) Alec McCowen, Michael Bryant, Helen Lindsay, Annette Crosbie, Judy Parfitt, James Warwick, Anthony Nash; dir:Jonathan Hales [20pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, 3 photos, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1976: MR.LAUREL AND MR.HARDY (MayFair Theatre) John Shedden, Ian Ireland [16pp; production photos; VG] £2

1976: THE SEAGULL - Anton Chekhov (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham) Irene Sutcliffe, John Nolan, Sarah Thomas, Barry Warren; dir:John David [20pp; cast list, notes; scribble on cover, else VG] £2

1976: RELATIVELY SPEAKING - Alan Ayckbourn (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham) Harry Waters, Christine Edmonds, Malcolm Farquhar, Irene Sutcliffe; dir:Malcolm Farquhar [20pp; cast list, notes; scribble on cover, else VG] £2

1976: ENDGAME - Samuel Beckett (Royal Court) Patrick Magee, Stephen Rea, Leslie Sarony, Rose Hill; dir:Donald McWhinnie [16pp, 4.9x9.9; cast list, biographies, quotes, articles, photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1976: THE DAY AFTER THE FAIR - Frank Harvey (Liverpool Playhouse) Eileen Page, Christine McKenna, John Hart Dyke, Anthea Holloway, Lesley Grayburn, Pip Miller; dir:Leslie Lawton [16pp, 7.25x9.75; cast photos and biographies, notes, articles etc.; w.tickets; minor vertical bend, else VG] £3

1976 (26 May): LAUDER - a Musical Review of the life of Sir Harry Lauder (Royal Lyceum Theatre) Souvenir Brochure
Jimmy Logan; dir:Clive Perry [20pp, 7.4x10; Royal Performance in the presence of H.R.H. Princess Alexandra; large photo of Princess Alexandra, photo and biography of Jimmy Logan, details of the show; VG] £4

Plays: 1977

1977: FLARE PATH - Terence Rattigan (Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham) Diana Coupland, David Ashford, Barbara Bolton, Bunny May, Anthony McEvoy, Alan Bennion, Christopher Strauli, Rula Lenska; dir:Kim Grant [16pp; cast list, biographies; small corner tear, else VG] £2

1977: FUNNY PECULIAR - Mike Stott (Swan Theatre, Worcester) Sarah Craze, Crispin Thomas, Brian Carroll, Geoffrey Colville, Muriel Barker, Susan Edmonstone, Brian Parr, David Creedon; dir:Richard Digby Day [16pp; cast list, biographies; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1977: RAIN - Somerset Maugham (Haymarket Theatre, Leicester) Carroll Baker, Paul Lavers, Steven Crossley, Russell Henderson, James Hayter, Peggy Phango, Elisabeth Choice, Robert MacLeod, Jenny Laird, Patrick Monckton, Philip Voss, Sharon Rosita, Geronimo Sehmi; dir:Bob Cartland [24pp; cast list, illustrations, notes; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1977: RICHARD III PART TWO - David Pownall, music by Stephen Boxer (Tour) Paines Plough: Stephen Boxer, Harriet Walter, Diana Kyle, Robert McIntosh, Eric Richard, Fiona Victory, Joe Marcell; dir:Edward Adams [4pp; cast list, notes; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1977: THE ADMIRABLE CRICHTON - J.M.Barrie (Greenwich Theatre) Trevor Baxter, Frank Barrie, Timothy Carlton, Jeremy Nicholas, Betty Hardy, Ursula Mohan; dir:Mike Ockrent [20pp; articles, biographies; VG] £2

1977: THE GOOD PERSON OF SZECHWAN - Bertolt Brecht (Greenwich Theatre) Michael Deacon, Ewan Hooper, Richard Mayes, Brian Gwaspari, Patrick Hannaway, Peter Craze, Peter Guinness, Frank Barrie, Peter Craze; dir:David Thompson [20pp; articles, biographies; VG] £2

1977: SINGLES - John Bowen (Greenwich Theatre) Frances de la Tour, Ray Brooks, Gwen Watford, Peter Howell, Russell Dixon; dir:Eric Thompson [20pp; articles, biographies w.photos; VG] £2

1977: BARBARIANS - Barry Keefe (Greenwich Theatre) Nick Edmett, Karl Johnson, Jeffery Kissoon; dir:Keith Hack [24pp; articles, biographies; VG] £2

1977: THE CARETAKER - Harold Pinter (Greenwich Theatre) Anthony Higgins, Peter Guinness, Max Wall; dir:Paul Joyce [24pp; articles, biographies; VG] £3

1977: THE IMMORTAL HAYDON - John Wells (Mermaid) Leonard Rossiter; dir:Alan Strachan [16pp; articles, photos, biographies; minor marks, slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1977: THE OLD LADY SAYS 'NO'! - Denis Johnston (Abbey Theatre, Dublin) Desmond Cave, Maire O'Neill; dir:Tomas Mac Anna [16pp; photos; VG] £2

1977: THE LAST MEETING OF THE KNIGHTS OF THE WHITE MAGNOLIA - Preston Jones (Hampstead) Glyn Owen, Ian Hogg, Leslie Schofield, Thick Wilson; dir:Michael Rudman [20pp, 5.75x8.25; biographies, photo etc.; VG] £3

1977: HANCOCK'S LAST HALF HOUR - Heathcote Williams (Almost Free Theatre) Henry Woolf [4pp; minor marks, else VG] £2

1977: SLEUTH - Anthony Shaffer (Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch) Barry Lineham, Doug Fisher [24pp; cast photos; VG] £2

1977: SCHWEYK IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR - Bertolt Brecht (Bristol Old Vic) Miles Anderson, Peter Birch, Timothy Kightley, Michael Burrell, Joan Moon, Robert O'Mahoney, June Ritchie, Kit Thacker, Clive Wouters; dir:John David [20pp; VG] £3

1977: HABEAS CORPUS - Alan Bennett (Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead) Trevor Baxter, Eleanor McCready, Brian Jameson, Zulema Dene, Jacqueline Clarke, Alec Bregonzi, Sheila Keith, Judy Buxton, Freddie Lees, John Rutland, James Galloway; dir:Kim Grant [24pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; date on cover, else VG] £3

1977: ALPHABETICAL ORDER - Michael Frayn (Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead) Irene Richard, Charles Rea, Antony Brown, Paul Greenwood, Heather Sears, Pamela Pitchford, Richard Owens; dir:Bob Cartland [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1977: THE CASE OF THE OILY LEVANTINE - Anthony Shaffer (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford) Geoffrey Palmer, George Cole, Dudley Jones, Geoffrey Lumsden, Fenella Fielding, Liza Goddard, David Robb, Gwen Nelson, Roger Leach; dir:Val May [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; date on cover, else VG] £3

1977: ONE FRIDAY - Edmund Banyard (Westminster Theatre) Richard Manuel, Marilyn Cutts, Jill Shakespeare, Carl Campbell, Richard Piper, Anthony Dunston, Mason Taylor, Ruth Madoc; dir:John Dryden [16pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, company photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1977: FIRE - Hugh Steadman Williams (Westminster Theatre) John Justin, Annie Ross, Shirley Ann Field, Robert Grange; dir:Tony Craven [16pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1977: A BEDFULL OF FOREIGNERS - Dave Freeman (Duke of York's) Anthony Morton, Colin Jeavons, Anna Dawson (for Julia Sutton), Terry Scott, June Whitfield, Dennis Ramsden, Lynda Baron; dir:Roger Redfarn [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits, theatre notes etc.; cast change insert; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1977: COMEDIANS - Trevor Griffiths (Ashcroft Theatre, Croydon) Nottingham Playhouse production: Bill Dean, David Beames, Bill Stewart, Sam Dale, Arthur Kohn, Alan Barry, Jimmy Jewel, Philip Jackson, Moti Makan, Ralph Nossek, William Maxwell, A.James Smith; dir:Richard Eyre [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies, production photo, credits, theatre notes etc.; VG] £3

1977: JUST BETWEEN OURSELVES - Alan Ayckbourn (Queens) Colin Blakely, Rosemary Leach, Michael Gambon, Constance Chapman, Stephanie Turner; dir:Alan Strachan [28pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1977: FUNNY PECULIAR - Mike Stott (Garrick) Julie Walters, Geoffrey Drew, Richard Beckinsale, Eamon Boland, Matthew Kelly, Eileen O'Brien, Suzan Cameron, David Casey, Peter Postlethwaite; dir:Alan Dossor [24pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, 6 production photos, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1977: FILUMENA - Eduardo de Filippo, adapted by Keith Waterhouse & Willis Hall (Lyric) Joan Plowright, Colin Blakely, Larry Noble, Patricia Hayes, Sharon Mughan, Jane Gurnett, Christopher Guard, Trevor Eve, Larry Lamb, David Graham, Linda Polan, Trevor Griffiths, Edward Duke; dir:Franco Zeffirelli [20pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, 6 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1977: CAUSE CELEBRE - Terence Rattigan (Her Majesty's) Glynis Johns, Anthony Pedley, Matthew Ryan/Douglas Melbourne, Sheila Grant, Neil Daglish, Helen Lindsay, Jeremy Hawk, Adam Richardson, Angela Browne, Kevin Hart, Patrick Barr, Kenneth Griffith, Bernard Archard, Darryl Forbes-Dawson, Philip Bowen, David Glover, Peggy Aitchison, Anthony Howard, David Masterman; dir:Robin Midgeley [28pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1977: THE MOUSETRAP - Agatha Christie (St.Martin's) Helen Weir, Richard Felgate, Graham Richards, Annette Kerr, Alan White, June Abbott, Harold Kasket, David Purcell; dir:Vere Lorrimer [36pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, articles, 4 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1977: BANANA RIDGE - Ben Travers (Savoy) Robert Morley, Julian Orchard, Joan Sanderson, Jan Holden, Vivienne Martin; dir:Val May [24pp, 5.25x8.5; biographies, 7 photos etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1977: ONCE A CATHOLIC - Mary J.O'Malley (Wyndham's) John Boswall, Jane Carr, Daniel Gerroll, Mike Grady, Pat Heywood, June Page, John Rogan, Jeanne Watts; dir:Mike Ockrent [32pp; production photos; VG] £4

1977: CANDIDA - George Bernard Shaw (Albery) Deborah Kerr, Denis Quilley, Maureen Lipman, Simon Jones, Leslie Sands, Patrick Ryecart; dir:Michael Blakemore [32pp; 8 production photos; VG] £4

1977: DONKEY'S YEARS - Michael Frayn (Globe) A.J.Brown, Paul Eddington, John Quayle, Ian Hogg, John Quentin, Michael Rothwell, Roger Hammond, Christopher Northey, Amanda Barrie; dir:Michael Rudman [28pp; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1977: SPOKESONG - Stewart Parker (Vaudeville) Niall Buggy, Annabel Leventon, Robert Bridges; dir:Robert Gillespie [24pp; cast photos; VG] £3

1977: THE BELLE OF AMHERST - William Luce (Phoenix) Julie Harris; dir:Charles Nelson Reilly [24pp; photos; VG] £2

1977: SAINT JOAN - George Bernard Shaw (Liverpool Playhouse) Prospect Production: Eileen Atkins, Charles Kay, Frederick Treves, Paul Jesson, John Bowe, Geoffrey Palmer, Emrys James, Robert Eddison, Ronald Lacey; dir:John Dove [24pp; company photos, illustrated articles; w.ticket; VG] £4

1977: KABUKI: Shochiku Company in Kurozuka and The Mansion of Kawazura Hogen (Sadler's Wells) Ennosuke Ichikawa, Monnosuke Ichikawa, Danshiro Ichikawa, Yonekichi Nakamura [44pp, 5.25x9; biographies w.photos, production photos, cast lists, synopses, glossary; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1977: SIZWE BANSI IS DEAD - Athol Fugard (Royal Court) John Kani, Winston Ntshona; dir:Athol Fugard [12pp, 4.9x9.75; cast list, photographs, programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1977: THE GOLDEN COUNTRY - Shusaku Endo (Royal Exchange, Manchester) Wolfe Morris, Geoffrey Bateman, Ian Hastings, John Sharp, John Church, Jenny Twigge; dir:Richard Negri [16pp, 7.5x10; cast photos, extensive notes, poems and illustrations; VG] £3

Plays: 1978

1978: OH WHAT A LOVELY WAR - Theatre Workshop, Charles Chilton (South London Theatre Centre, Norwood High Street) John Adams, Bruce Murray, Bozena Borzyskowska, Dennis Packham, Maddy Cordwell, John Rogers, John Harris, Mikael Rust, Alan Johnston, Wally Ross-Gower, Sally Lill, Harry Sanders, Matthew Lyne, Richard Thomas, Ann Mattey, Philip Tong, Adrian McLoughlin, Annette Wiseman; dir:Jill Clark [6pp triple-fold, 3.9x8.25; cast list, credits, programme notes; VG] £2

1978: TREETOPS - Nicholas Wright (Riverside Studios) Bill Paterson, John Bluthal, Gillian Barge, Jeff Wild, David Sassieni, Judith Harte, Lila Kaye, Jumoke Debayo; dir:John Burgess [6pp triple-fold, 3.9x8.25; cast list, cast photos, credits; VG] £2

1978 (Mch): WHOSE LIFE IS IT ANYWAY? - Brian Clark (Mermaid) Tom Conti, Jane Asher, Phoebe Nicholls, Richard Leech, Sebastian Shaw; dir:Lindsay-Hogg [16pp, 5.8x8.3; cast list, biographies w.photos, rehearsal photos; minor marks, else VG] £3

1978: MOLLY - Simon Gray (Comedy Theatre) Billie Whitelaw, T.P.McKenna, Anthony Allen, Michael Shannon, David Telfer, Barbara Atkinson; dir:Stephen Hollis [20pp, 5.8x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits; minor marks, else VG] £4

1978: THE WOMAN I LOVE - Dan Sutherland (Churchill Theatre, Bromley) Martin Jarvis, Holly Palance, Ralph Michael, Ellen Pollock; dir:Francois Landry [20pp; photos, articles etc.; VG] £2

1978: MY FAT FRIEND - Charles Laurence (Churchill Theatre, Bromley) Hayley Mills, Ian Lavender; dir:Patrick Lau [20pp; photos, biographies etc.; VG] £2

1978: MURDER AMONG FRIENDS - Bob Barry (Comedy) Moira Lister, Tony Britton, Margaret Courtenay, Dermot Walsh, Barry Stokes, Robert Swales; dir:Roger Redfarn [20pp, 5.75x8.25; signed by Margaret Courtenay, biographies, photos etc.; VG] £4

1978 (Apr): A CUP OF KINDNESS - Ben Travers (Pitlochry) Tim Swinton, Lesley Mackie, Terry Wale, Graham Pountney, Moira Lamb, Ursula Smith, Malcolm McKee, Jonathan Battersby; dir:Andrew McKinnon [48pp, 6x8.25; biographies, photos, articles etc.; w.1978 Pitlochry Repertoire Booklet; VG] £3

1978: PETER PAN - J.M.Barrie (Shaftesbury) Jane Asher, Nigel Patrick, Sheila Mathews, Tony Sympson, Andrea Kealy, Glynn Sweet; original production by Robert Helpmann, dir:Alan Pinniger [20pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits, programme notes etc.; VG] £3

1978: THE KINGFISHER - William Douglas Home (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford) Donald Eccles, Norman Wooland, Jean Anderson; dir:Frederick Farley [20pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; date on cover, else VG] £2

1978: EVERY GOOD BOY DESERVES FAVOUR - Tom Stoppard and Andrew Previn (Mermaid) John Woodvine/John Carlisle, Ian McDiarmid/John Carlisle, Thelma Whiteley, Rhys McConnochie, Tony Mathews, Ben Broadbent/James Harris/Daniel Murray/Anthony Robb/Andrew Sheldon, Mermaid Chamber Orchestra conducted by Michael Lankester; dir:Trevor Nunn [16pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, extensive illustrated programme notes, orchestra list, 6 production photos, credits, further photos, theatre information etc.; VG] £3

1978: UNDER MILK WOOD - Dylan Thomas (May Fair Theatre) Welsh National Theatre Company: Richard Davies, John Francis, Jennifer Hill, Sharon Morgan, Patricia Mort, Sion Probert, Aubrey Richards, Malcolm Taylor; dir:Malcolm Taylor [20pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1978: BALMORAL - Michael Frayn (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford) Jeremy Child, Ernest Clark, Sheila Steafel (as Enid Blyton), Fulton Mackay, Andrew Sachs, Pippa Guard, David Rintoul, John Grieve; dir:Eric Thompson [20pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, photographs, credits etc.; VG] £3

1978: THE DARK HORSE - Rosemary Ann Sisson (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford) Edward Woodward (as Jasper Tudor), Peter Woodward (as Henry Tudor), Peter Cellier, Peter Walmsley, Geoffrey Lumsden, George Selway, Roger Leach, Tony Haygarth, Barbara Jefford, Michael Barrington, Deborah Fairfax, Stacy Dorning, Murray Melvin, Robert Lister, Rex Robinson, Reid Anderson, Jamie Cowell-Parker, Francis Lloyd; dir:Val May [20pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies. 2 cast photos, credits etc.; cast change written in; VG] £3

1978: A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE - Arthur Miller (Bristol Old Vic) Ken Drury, Michael Derrington, Roger Hume, Peter Postlethwaite, Louise Jameson, June Brown, Andrew McCulloch, Jonathan Kent, Elyot Marshall, Rory Edwards, Timothy Turnbull, Julia Swift, Sheridan Ball, Gregory Cox, John Fortune, Douglas Gautier, Jon James, Marian McLaughlin, Ric Nelson; dir:Adrian Noble [20pp, 5.75x8.4; cast list, cast photos, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1978: DEATHTRAP - Ira Levin (Garrick) Denis Quilley, Rosemary McHale, Philip Sayer, Joyce Grant, David Healy; dir:Michael Blakemore [28pp, 5.25x8.5; biographies, 10 photos etc.; VG] £4

1978 (Mch): SHUT YOUR EYES AND THINK OF ENGLAND - John Chapman and Anthony Marriott (Apollo) Frank Thornton, Madeleine Smith, Donald Sinden, Jan Holden, Willoughby Goddard, Peter Bland, Patsy Rowlands, Ken Wynne, Robin Parkinson; dir:Patrick Garland [20pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, 5 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1978 (Sep): SHUT YOUR EYES AND THINK OF ENGLAND - John Chapman and Anthony Marriott (Apollo) Frank Thornton, Luan Peters, Donald Sinden, Jan Holden, Willoughby Goddard, Michael Malnick, Carmel McSharry, Ken Wynne, Allan Barnes; dir:Patrick Garland [28pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, 5 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1978: THE MATCHMAKER - Thornton Wilder (Her Majesty's) Maria Charles, Bernard Spear, Jack Klaff; dir:Jonathan Lynn [24pp; VG] £3

1978 (Sep): FILUMENA - Edouardo De Filippo (Lyric) Joan Plowright, Frank Finlay, Sydney Bromley, Susan Richards, Bobbie Brown, Felicity Steel, Stuart Fox, Robert O'Mahoney, Pierce Brosnan, Hugh Fraser, Carol Sandy; dir:Franco Zeffirelli [28pp; photos; VG] £5

1978: VIEUX CARRE - Tennessee Williams (Piccadilly) Nottingham Playhouse production: Sylvia Miles, Nadia Cattouse, Karl Johnson, Sheila Gish, Richard Kane, Betty Hardy, Judith Fellows, Jonathan Kent, Robin McDonald, Jack Elliott; dir:Keith Hack [32pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, 7 production photos, feature on Tennessee Williams, credits etc.; VG] £3

1978: GLOO JOO - Michael Hastings (Criterion) Antony Brown, Dave Hill, Oscar James; dir:Michael Rudman [28pp; production photos; VG] £3

1978: TEN TIMES TABLE - Alan Ayckbourn (Globe) Paul Eddington, Benjamin Whitrow, Julia McKenzie, Stephanie Fayerman, John Salthouse, Matyelok Gibbs, Tenniel Evans, Christopher Godwin, Diane Bull, Rob Stuart; dir:Alan Ayckbourn [24pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, 12 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1978: NO SEX PLEASE - WE'RE BRITISH - Anthony Marriott and Alistair Foot (Strand) Moyra Fraser, Peter Graves, Ian Masters, Hugh Lloyd, Graham Wyles, Tara Soppet [28pp; 5 production photos; VG] £4

1978: THE UNVARNISHED TRUTH - Royce Ryton (Phoenix) Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graham Garden, Jo Kendall, Ivor Roberts, Royce Ryton; dir:Jonathan Lynn [28pp; 11 production photos, biographies; VG] £4

1978: THE REAR COLUMN - Simon Gray (Globe) Donald Gee, Jeremy Irons, Simon Ward, Clive Francis, Barry Foster, Riba Akabusi, Dorrett Thompson, Michael Forrest; dir:Harold Pinter [20pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, programme notes, credits etc.; light horizontal bend, else VG] £3

1978: THE PASSION OF DRACULA - Bob Hall and David Richmond (Queen's) Richard Vernon, Richard Moore, Roy Dotrice (as Professor Van Helsing), Geraldine James, James Villiers, Michael Feast, Beth Morris, Tom Marshall, George Chakiris (as Dracula); dir:Clifford Williams [24pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, credits, extensive illustrated programme notes; VG] £4

1978: THE WINSLOW BOY - Terence Rattigan (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham) Malcolm Farquhar, Raymond Adamson, Diana Johnson, Anthony Head, Richard Carrington, Joan Morrow; dir:Roy Patrick [20pp; cast list, notes, biographies; VG] £3

1978: BIRDS ON THE WING - Peter Yeldham (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham) Joan Morrow, Helen Lloyd, Ian Gardiner, Sarah Neville, Geoffrey Snell, Nigel Warrington, Raymond Adamson, Richard Carrington; dir:Julian Oldfield [20pp; cast list, notes, biographies; VG] £3

1978: ENTER A FREE MAN - Tom Stoppard (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham) Norman Henry, Jane Hilary, Sarah Neville, Richard Carrington, Joan Morrow, Ian Gardiner, Geoffrey Snell, Nigel Warrington; dir:Richard Simpson [20pp; cast list, notes, biographies; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1978: THE LITTLE PHOTOGRAPHER - Derek Hoddinott (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham) Rosemary Leach, Richard Simpson, Lisa Rose, Suzanne Wright, Joan Morrow, Jane Hilary, Tony Meyer, Anne Rosenfeld, Geoffrey Snell; dir:Malcolm Farquhar [20pp; cast list, notes, biographies; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1978: ABSENT FRIENDS - Alan Ayckbourn (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham) Norman Henry, Vilma Hollingbery, Peter Denyer, Marian McLoughlin, Richard Carrington, Jane Hilary; dir:Michael Napier Brown [20pp; cast list, notes etc.; VG] £3

1978: EQUUS - Peter Shaffer (Swan Theatre, Worcester) Leon Tanner, Keith Woodhams, Arthur Kohn, Sally Willis, Marcia King, Katherine Fahy, Peter Richards, Gregory Martyn, Nichola McAuliffe, David Riley, David Brenchley; dir:Patrick Masefield [16pp; cast list, notes, biographies; VG] £3

1978: THE IMMORTAL HAYDON - John Wells (Greenwich Theatre) Leonard Rossiter; dir:Alan Strachan [20pp; articles, photos, biographies; VG] £3

1978: THE ACHURCH LETTERS - Don Taylor (Greenwich Theatre) Julian Curry, Sara Kestelman, Gary Watson, Doreen Mantle, Moira Redmond, Victor Lucas; dir:Don Taylor [28pp; articles, photos, biographies; VG] £2

1978: THE GOLDEN CRADLE: The Rising of The Moon - Lady Gregory, The Cat and The Moon - W.B.Yeats, Purgatory - W.B.Yeats, The Pot of Broth - W.B.Yeats, Riders To The Sea - J.M.Synge (Greenwich Theatre) Kevin Flood, T.P.McKenna, Patrick Waldron, Niall Buggy, James Healey, Kate Binchy, Roisin Donaghy; dir:Siobhan McKenna [24pp; articles, photos, biographies; VG] £4

1978: HINDLE WAKES - Stanley Houghton (Greenwich Theatre) Anne Dyson, John Gill, Frances Viner, Clare Kelly, Mark Dignam, Tom Chadbon, Arthur Lovegrove, Jacqueline Tong, Fleur Chandler; dir:Robert Kidd [24pp; articles, photos, biographies; VG] £2

1978: AN AUDIENCE CALLED EDOUARD - David Pownall (Greenwich Theatre) David Robb, Susan Hampshire, Jeremy Irons, Stephanie Beacham, David Burke, James Taylor; dir:Alan Strachan [24pp; articles, photos, biographies; VG] £4

1978: SEE HOW THEY RUN - Philip King (Greenwich Theatre) David Quilter, Patricia Brake, Josephine Tewson, Terence Hillyer, Trevor Baxter, Rowland Davies; dir:John David [24pp; articles, photos, biographies; VG] £3

1978: THE EDITOR REGRETS - William Douglas Home (Greenwich Theatre) Denys Hawthorne, Ballard Berkeley, Anthony Roye, Penny Croft, Caroline Dowdeswell, Robin Marchal, Lawrence Wade, Frank Williams; dir:Anthony Roye [20pp; articles, photos, biographies w.photos; VG] £2

1978: THE CRUCIBLE - Arthur Miller (Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch) Claire Lewis, John Watts, Alex McCrindle [24pp; notes, articles; VG] £3

1978: WHERE STARS WALK - Micheal mac Liammoir (Gate Theatre, Dublin) Noelle Middleton, Conor Evans, Patrick Bedford, Christopher Casson, Hilton Edwards [12pp; biographies, notes; VG] £3

1978: WHAT THE BUTLER SAW - Joe Orton (Teatr Y Werin, Aberystwyth) Oxford Playhouse Company: William Russell, Pauline Yates, Michael Barrington [8pp; notes, biographies; VG] £2

1978: THE SECOND MRS.TANQUERAY - Sir Arthur Wing Pinero (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield) Richard Easton, Christopher Guinee, Irene Sutcliffe, Mel Martin; dir:Peter James [10pp; notes, biographies; VG] £2

1978: CLOUDS - Michael Frayn (Duke of York's) Tom Courtenay, Felicity Kendal, Mark Kingston, Paul Chapman, biographies w.photos, rehearsal photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1978: THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER - George S.Kaufman and Moss Hart (Bristol Old Vic) Harold Innocent, Elizabeth Counsell, June Barrie, Amanda Redman, Brenda Peters, Peter Postlethwaite, Nicholas Farrell; dir:Richard Cottrell [20pp; cast photos; VG] £3

1978: LITTLE FOXES - Lilian Hellman (Vanbrugh Theatre, RADA) Michael Simkins, Cassie McFarlane; dir:Andrew Neil [8pp single folded sheet; 6x8.25] £2

1978: SNAPSHOTS - Rony Robinson (Theatre Royal, Stratford) Deborah Findlay, Margot Leicester; dir:Jonathan Chadwick [8pp; VG] £1

1978: MARY BARNES - David Edgar (Studio, Birmingham Repertory Theatre) Patti Love, Ann Mitchell, Timothy Spall, Roger Allam, Simon Callow, Thelma Whiteley; dir:Peter Farago [4pp; light vertical fold, else VG] £1

1978: THE ELOCUTION OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN - Steve J.Spears (May Fair Theatre) Gordon Chater; dir:Richard Wherrett [20pp; photos; VG] £2

1978: ARMS AND THE MAN - George Bernard Shaw (Greenwich Theatre) Felicity Kendal, Lewis Fiander, Norman Eshley; dir:Robert Chetwyn [28pp; photos, articles etc.; VG] £2

1978: DIRTY LINEN & NEW-FOUND-LAND - Tom Stoppard (Arts Theatre) Inter-Action Production: Sally Farmiloe, Tony Kenway, Alan Hay, Jeremy Mason, John Challis, Jean Marlow, Robert McBain, Derek Ensor, Michael Low, Richard Goolden; dir:Ed Berman [16pp; cast list, illustrated articles, biographies, credits etc.; light horizontal bend, else VG] £2

1978: CHICKEN SOUP WITH BARLEY - Arnold Wesker (Shaw Theatre) Dolphin Theatre Company: Barbara Young, Martin Friend, Jack Chissick, Jonathan Blake, Raymond Brody, Barry Martin, Liz Myers, Adrienne Posta, Frank Baker, Linda Roberts; dir:Anthony Cornish [poster style quadruple-fold sheet, 11.6x19.3; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, programme notes etc.; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

Plays: 1979

1979: CAST - Hugh Leonard (Greenwich Theatre) Tony Doyle, Kevin Moore, Eamon Kelly, Mary Chester, Mike McCabe, P.G.Stephens, Bernadette Shortt, Anne Robson; dir:Robert Gillespie [24pp; articles, photos, biographies; VG] £3

1979: SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR - Luigi Pirandello (Greenwich Theatre) Michael J.Jackson, Philip Stone, Mona Bruce, Pauline Moran, Nick Dunning, Claire Davenport; dir:Phil Young [24pp; articles, photos, biographies; VG] £3

1979: THE PASSING-OUT PARADE - Anne Valery (Greenwich Theatre) Henrietta Baynes, Jane Booker, Hazel Clyne, Susan Colverd, Janine Duvitski, Polly Hemingway, Pat Keen, Charmian May, Wendy Morgan; dir:Jack Emery [24pp; articles, photos, biographies; VG] £3

1979: I SENT A LETTER TO MY LOVE - Bernice Rubens (Greenwich Theatre) Rosemary Leach, Richard Owens, Rhoda Lewis, Denys Graham, Jan Edwards; dir:Alan Strachan [24pp; articles, photos, biographies w.photos; VG] £3

1979: SEMI-DETACHED - David Turner (Greenwich Theatre) Gillian Raine, Leonard Rossiter, Enn Reitel, Theresa Watson, Bruce Bould, Anita Carey, David Timson, Joan Sanderson, Peter Schofield; dir:Leonard Rossiter and Alan Strachan [24pp, 5.8x8.25; articles, photos, biographies etc.; VG] £3

1979: THE PLAY'S THE THING - Ferenc Molnar, adapted by P.G.Wodehouse (Greenwich Theatre) James Cossins, John Moffatt, Ian Oliver, John Tordoff, Julia McKenzie, Richard Coleman, Mark Preston, Stephen Boswell; dir:Alan Strachan [24pp, 5.8x8.25; illustrated articles, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £3

1979: THE UNDERTAKING - Trevor Baxter (Greenwich Theatre) John Barron, Lorraine Chase, Annette Crosbie, Gerald Flood, Steven Grives, Miriam Karlin, Kenneth Williams; dir:Donald MacKechnie [16pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £4

1979: BODIES - James Saunders (Ambassadors) Gwen Watford, Angela Down, David Burke, Dinsdale Landen; dir:Robin Lefevre [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1979: THE SECRETARY BIRD - William Douglas Home (Key Theatre, Peterborough) Terence Alexander, Patricia Temple, Rosemarie Sheridan, Diana Marchment, Rodney Diak; dir:David Kirk [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £2

1979: TISHOO - Brian Thompson (Richmond Theatre) Tony Selby, Penelope Wilton, Alec McCowen, Diane Bull, Geoffrey Palmer; dir:Ronald Eyre [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £2

1979: RATTLE OF A SIMPLE MAN - Charles Dyer (Arts Theatre, Cambridge) Cambridge Theatre Company: Emma Williams, Graeme Garden, Doyne Byrd; dir:Richard Simpson [24pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, production photo, credits etc.; jottings on cover, else VG] £2

1979: BEDROOM FARCE - Alan Ayckbourn (Thorndike Theatre, Leatherhead) David Stoll, Margaret Ward, Bernard Holley, Anna Dawson, Brian Miller, Helen Cotterill, Christopher Stauli, Elizabeth Bennett; dir:Kim Grant [24pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; date on cover, else VG] £2

1979: OLD HERBACEOUS - Alfred Shaughnessy, from the book by Reginald Arkell (May Fair Theatre) Salisbury Playhouse production: Roger Hume; dir:Roger Clissold [24pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £2

1979: A DAY IN HOLLYWOOD, A NIGHT IN THE UKRAINE - Dick Vosburgh, Frank Lazarus (May Fair Theatre) New End Theatre production: John Bay, Jon Glover, Frank Lazarus, Paddie O'Neil, Maureen Scott, Sheila Steafel, Alexandra Sebastian; dir:Ian Davidson [24pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, notes, 4 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1979: A LIFE IN THE THEATRE - David Mamet (Open Space) Freddie Jones, Patrick Ryecart, Gerramy Quarto; dir:Alan Pearlman [6pp triple-fold; biographies, credits; VG] £2

1979: P.S. YOUR CAT IS DEAD - James Kirkwood (Open Space) Christopher Gable [6pp triple-fold] £1

1979: CHARLEY'S AUNT - Brandon Thomas (Adelphi) Yvonne Arnaud Theatre production: Mark Wynter, Raymond Bowers, Andrew Knox, John Inman (as Lord Fancourt Babberley), Belinda Carroll, Stacey Gregg, Allan Cuthbertson, Derek Francis, Helen Cherry, Wendy Padbury; dir:Bill Roberton [24pp; cast list, synopsis of scenes, 11 biographies w.photos, long programme note, credits etc.; VG] £4

1979: NIGHT AND DAY - Tom Stoppard (Phoenix) William Marlowe, George Harris, Diana Rigg, Spencer Banfield/Nicholas Frith, John Thaw, Peter Machin, Edward de Souza, Olu Jacobs; dir:Peter Wood [24pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, 8 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1979: STAGE STRUCK - Simon Gray (Vaudeville) Alan Bates, Sheila Ballantine, Andrew Sharp, Nigel Stock [28pp; cast photos; VG] £4

1979: HAPPY BIRTHDAY - Marc Camoletti, adapted by Beverley Cross (Apollo) Christopher Timothy, Ian Lavender, Elizabeth Counsell, Julia Foster [24pp; 12 production photos; punch holes, else VG] £3

1979: GLOO JOO - Michael Hastings (Criterion) Oscar James, Heather Tobias, Antony Brown, Dave Hill, Edward Halsted, Akosua Busia; dir:Michael Rudman [24pp; 5 production photos, biographies; VG] £3

1979: THE MILLIONAIRESS - George Bernard Shaw (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Penelope Keith, Nigel Hawthorne, Charles Kay, Angharad Rees, Ian Ogilvy, Simon Jones [24pp; production photos; VG] £4

1979 (Mch): DEATHTRAP - Ira Levin (Garrick) Denis Quilley, Rosemary McHale, Philip Sayer, David Healy; dir:Michael Blakemore [24pp, 5.25x8.5; biographies, 10 photos etc.; VG] £4

1979 (Jul): WHOSE LIFE IS IT ANYWAY? - Brian Clark (Savoy) Bill Paterson, Carol Nimmons, Hugh Quarshie, Richard Leech; dir:Michael Lindsay-Hogg [24pp, 5.25x8.5; biographies, 9 photos etc.; VG] £4

1979: MIDDLE AGE SPREAD - Roger Hall (Lyric) Richard Briers, Paul Eddington, Tom Chadbon, Judy Loe, Sheila Grant; dir:Robert Kidd [28pp, 5.25x8.5; biographies, 11 photos etc.; VG] £4

1979: THE GIN GAME - D.L.Coburn (Lyric) Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy; dir:Mike Nichols [32pp, 5.25x8.5; biographies, 10 photos etc.; VG] £5

1979: OUTSIDE EDGE - Richard Harris (Queens) Julia McKenzie, Maureen Lipman, Richard Kane, John Kane, Julian Curry, Susan Carpenter, Ian Trigger; dir:Robin Lefevre [28pp, 5.25x8.5; biographies, 10 photos etc.; VG] £4

1979 (Sep): THE CASE OF THE OILY LEVANTINE - Anthony Shaffer (Her Majesty's) Hywel Bennett, Adrienne Posta, Bernard Archard, William Squire, Wolfe Morris, Anna Quayle, Paul Angelis, Gwen Nelson, Roger Leach; dir:Patrick Dromgoole [32pp, 5.25x8.5; biographies, 7 production photos etc.; VG] £4

1979: FILUMENA - Edouardo De Filippo (Lyric) Barbara Jefford, Frank Finlay, Sydney Bromley, Susan Richards, Bobbie Brown, Felicity Steel, Daniel Hill, Jay Benedict, Pierce Brosnan, Hugh Fraser, Carol Sandy; dir:Franco Zeffirelli [20pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, 4 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1979: ROOKERY NOOK - Ben Travers (Lyric) Josephine Tewson, Dora Bryan, Andrew Robertson, Terence Frisby, Nicky Henson, Nina Thomas, Peter Schofield, Geoffrey Lumsden, Cherith Mellor, Sheila Ferris, Chili Bouchier; dir:Frank Dunlop [28pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, illustrated programme notes, further photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1979: AND A NIGHTINGALE SANG.. - C.P.Taylor (Queen's) Gemma Jones, Arthur Blake, Roger Avon, Veronica Sowerby, Patricia Routledge, Christian Rodska, Ray Brooks; dir:Mike Ockrent [24pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, 15 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1979: AND A NIGHTINGALE SANG.. - C.P.Taylor (Wimbledon) Gemma Jones, Arthur Blake, Roger Avon, Veronica Sowerby, Patricia Routledge, Christian Rodska, Ray Brooks; dir:Mike Ockrent [20pp; plus colourful flyer; VG] £3

1979: AND A NIGHTINGALE SANG.. - C.P.Taylor (Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham) Gemma Jones, Arthur Blake, Roger Avon, Veronica Sowerby, Patricia Routledge, Christian Rodska, Ray Brooks; dir:Mike Ockrent [20pp; VG] £2

1979: SWEENEY TODD - Christopher Bond (Redgrave Theatre, Farnham) Malcolm Hebden, Mary Griffiths, Ian Bartholemew; dir:David Horlock [24pp; notes, biographies; VG] £3

1979: THE ERPINGHAM CAMP - Joe Orton (King's Head) Peter Vaughan, Patrick Waldron, Rosalyn Elvin, Brian Capron; dir:Stewart Trotter [12pp; biographies; rumpled, else VG] £2

1979: BEDROOM FARCE - Alan Ayckbourn (Birmingham Repertory Theatre) Robert Flemyng, Irene Sutcliffe [20pp; extensive notes cast photos and biographies; VG] £3

1979: DONKEY'S YEARS - Michael Frayn (Bristol Old Vic, Theatre Royal) Neil Stacy, Miles Anderson, Ian Mackenzie, Robert O'Mahoney, Bill Wallis, Andrew Hilton, Jack Klaff, June Barrie; dir:John David [20pp; VG] £3

1979: CLOUD NINE - Caryl Churchill (Mac Robert Arts Centre, Stirling) Joint Stock Theatre Group: Antony Sher, Jim Hooper, Julie Covington, Miriam Margolyes, Carole Hayman, Tony Rohr [20pp; photo; light scribbles on back, else VG] £3

1979: HABEAS CORPUS - Alan Bennett (Crucible, Sheffield) Royce Ryton, Irene Sutcliffe, Penelope Lee, Richard Cottan, Howard Lew Lewis, Peter Wilson, Julie-Christine Young; dir:Mel Smith [12pp; cast photos, articles; VG] £3

1979: FRENCH WITHOUT TEARS - Terence Rattigan (Chester Gateway) Ray McCleary, David Cann, Marianne Sherman; dir:David Thacker [20pp; photos; VG] £2

1979: THE CONSTANT WIFE - Somerset Maugham (Ashcroft Theatre, Croydon) Margaretta Scott, Susan Jameson, Pamela Moiseiwitsch, Trevor Baxter; dir:Sheila Hancock [20pp; photos; VG] £3

1979: SEMI-DETACHED - David Turner (Greenwich Theatre) Leonard Rossiter, Gillian Raine, Joan Sanderson, Peter Schofield; dir:Leonard Rossiter and Alan Strachan [24pp; photos, cartoons, articles etc.; VG] £2

1979: THE PLAY'S THE THING - Ferenc Molnar (Greenwich Theatre) John Moffatt, Julia McKenzie, James Cossins, John Tordoff; dir:Alan Strachan [24pp; photos, articles etc.; VG] £2

1979: TEN TIMES TABLE - Alan Ayckbourn (Greenwich Theatre) Dandy Nichols, Robert Grange, Clare Clifford, Amanda Barrie; dir:Tenniel Evans [16pp; biographies etc.; VG] £2

1979 (18 Oct): YOU NEVER CAN TELL - George Bernard Shaw (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith) Paul Rogers, Peter Egan, Sian Phillips, Cheryl Campbell, David Waller, Frank Middlemass; dir:David Giles [28pp; Opening Performance in the presence of HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh; text of Prologue spoken by John Gielgud; photos, biographies, articles; charming period advertisements; VG] £5

1979: YOU NEVER CAN TELL - George Bernard Shaw (Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith) Paul Rogers, Peter Egan, Sian Phillips, Cheryl Campbell, David Waller, Frank Middlemass; dir:David Giles [24pp; photos, biographies, articles; slightly faded, else VG] £3

1979: THE CRUCIFER OF BLOOD - Paul Giovanni (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Keith Michell, Susan Hampshire, Edward Petherbridge, John Quentin, John Cater, Denis Lill; dir:Paul Giovanni [24pp, 5x8.5, contained in a cardboard slip-case 6x 9.5; A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery; articles, 12+ original Sherlock Holmes line drawings, cast biographies w.charming modern line drawings, etc.; VG] £5

1979: THE FAMILY REUNION - T.S.Eliot (Vaudeville) Royal Exchange Theatre Company: Pauline Jameson, Daphne Oxenford, Constance Chapman, Avril Elgar, Jeffry Wickham, William Fox, Joanna David, Edward Fox, Harry Walker, Esmond Knight, Hilda Schroder; dir:Michael Elliott [28pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, programme notes, 2 production photos, credits etc.; date written inside, else VG] £3

1979: THE FAMILY REUNION - T.S.Eliot (New Round House) Royal Exchange Theatre Company: Pauline Jameson, Daphne Oxenford, Constance Chapman, Avril Elgar, Jeffry Wickham, William Fox, Joanna David, Edward Fox, Harry Walker, Esmond Knight, Hilda Schroder; dir:Michael Elliott [24pp, 8.2x11.75; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, illustrated programme notes, 16 rehearsal photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1979: OOH LA LA! - Georges Feydeau (Tour) Hull Truck Theatre Company: John Blanchard, Bridget Ashburn, Mark Brignal, Rosalind March, Hamish Reid, Frances Brookes, Stephen Warbeck; dir:Mike Bradwell, music:Stephen Warbeck [16pp, 8.25x11.75; cast and company photos and biographies; 11 photos of past Hull Truck productions; minor marks, else VG] £3

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