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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 HIGH BID - Henry James (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford) Eartha Kitt, John Ronane, Hugh Manning, Charles Carson, Alison Frazer, Anthony Millan; dir:Geoffrey Nethercott [20pp, 5.5x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits, programme note, biographies etc.; SIGNED by Eartha Kitt; 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: 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: A DELICATE BALANCE - Edward Albee (Little Theatre, Bristol) Bristol Old Vic Company: Patricia Kennedy, John Hussey, Patricia Cutts, Gwyneth Powell, Richard Beale, Hazel Clyne; dir:John David [16pp, 5x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, programme note, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1970: FORTY YEARS ON - Alan Bennett (Little Theatre, Bristol) Bristol Old Vic Company: Bernard Hepton (as The Headmaster), David Glover, Michael Rothwell, Nancy Jackson, Marjorie Wilde, Guy Ross, Dominic Barber, Alan Brown, Christopher Brunton, Dominic Buffery, Christopher Chanter, Michael Curthoys, Clive Elcock, James Fudgell, Nicholas Godden, Stephen Harrington, Danny Hill, Andy Kerr, Peter Kerr, Tom Maxwell, Nigel Parker, Ross Piest, Richard Price, Andrew Sutch; dir:Mark Woolgar [16pp, 5x9; cast list, programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £4

1970: SAVED - Edward Bond (Little Theatre, Bristol) Bristol Old Vic Company: Nicholas Willatt, Carole Hayman, Ronald Magill, Colin Fisher, Barbara New, Ian Marter, Roger Gartland, William Fisher, David Soames, Pat Sproston; dir:John David [16pp, 5x9; cast list, programme notes, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1970: HAY FEVER - Noel Coward (Little Theatre, Bristol) Bristol Old Vic Company: Sonia Dresdel (as Judith Bliss), Norman Henry, Jean Richards, Jeremy Irons (as Simon Bliss), Ingrid Hafner, Ian Marter, Julie Hallam, Stephen Moore (as Sandy Tyrell), Hazel Clyne; dir:John David [16pp, 5x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, programme note, credits etc.; VG] £3

1970: A BEQUEST TO THE NATION - Terence Rattigan (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Ewan Roberts, Jean Harvey, Deborah Watling, Michael Wardle, Una Brandon-Jones, Leueen MacGrath (as Lady Nelson), Ian Holm (as Nelson), Zoe Caldwell (as Emma Hamilton), Marisa Merlini, Michael Aldridge (as Lord Minto), Brian Glover, Geoffrey Edwards, Eira Griffiths, Stuart Knee, Geoffrey Beevers, Stanley Lloyd, Conrad Asquith, Graham Edwards, Chris Carbis; dir:Peter Glenville [32pp, 5.25x9; cast list, biographies w.photos, author's note, credits etc.; 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, 5.25x9; 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, 5.25x9; 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) Abbey Theatre: Eamonn Keane, Joan O'Hara, John Kavanagh, Pat Layde, Eamon Kelly, Maire Ni Dhomhnail; dir:Hugh Hunt [8pp, 5.25x9; 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, 5.25x9; photos; VG] £4

1970: LULU - Franz Wedekind, translated by Peter Barnes (Royal Court) Nottingham Playhouse production: Chris Malcolm, Julia Foster (as Lulu), John Phillips (as Schon), Michael Byrne (as Schwarz / Jack), Francis Thomas, Edward Petherbridge, Gordon Whiting, Marilyn Fridjon, John Grillo, John Justin, Sheila Ballantine (as Countess Geschwitz), Tom Owen, John Turner, Susan Brett, Maggy Maxwell, Jo Garrity, Leonard Kavanagh, Paul Hennen; dir:Peter Barnes and Stuart Burge [24pp, 5.25x9; photos, articles; VG] £4

1970: LULU - Franz Wedekind, translated by Peter Barnes (Apollo) Nottingham Playhouse production: Chris Malcolm, Julia Foster (as Lulu), Douglas Wilmer (as Schon / Jack), Michael Byrne (as Schwarz), Francis Thomas, Jonathan Cecil, Gordon Whiting, Marilyn Fridjon, John Grillo, John Justin, Sheila Ballantine (as Countess Geschwitz), Tom Owen, Marshall Jones, Susan Brett, Maggy Maxwell, Jo Garrity, Leonard Kavanagh, Paul Hennen; dir:Peter Barnes and Stuart Burge [24pp, 5.25x9; photos, articles; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1970: THE TWO OF US - Michael Frayn (Garrick) Richard Briers, Lynn Redgrave; dir:Mark Cullingham [24pp, 6x9; 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 Barron, Richard Heffer, John Woodvine, Colin Farrell, Charles Pemberton, Miles Greenwood, Ian Pigot, Terence Roe, Peter Duncan, Tim Horton, Paul Aston, Roger Hammond, Annette Kerr, Susan Maudslay, Gail Harrison, John Barrow, Stuart Knee, Charles Pinner, David Tempest, Ashley Ward; dir:Val May [24pp, 6x9; cast list, cast photos and biographies, credits etc.; VG] £3

1970: COME AS YOU ARE: Mill Hill, Bermondsey, Gloucester Road and Marble Arch - John Mortimer (Strand) Glynis Johns, Denholm Elliott, Joss Ackland, Celia Bannerman; dir:Allan Davis [24pp, 6x9; cast list, cast photos, credits etc.; 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, 6x9; cast list, cast photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1970: FLINT - David Mercer (Criterion) Michael Hordern, Vivien Merchant, Moira Redmond, Julia Foster, James Grout, Nicholas Clay; dir:Christopher Morahan [28pp, 6x9; cast photos; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1970: LADY FREDERICK - Somerset Maugham (Duke of York's) Heather Chasen, Alan Hay, John Drake, Tony Britton, Margaret Lockwood, John Railton, Raymond Francis, Ursula Barclay, Michael Danvers-Walker, Dermot Walsh, Ellen Pollock, Deddie Davies; dir:Malcolm Farquhar [16pp, 6x9; cast list, cast biographies w.photos, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1970: GIRLFRIEND - David Percival (Apollo) Margaret Leighton, Alan MacNaughtan, John Standing, Michel Des Barres; dir:Vivian Matalon [24pp, 6x9; cast list, cast photos, credits; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1970: THE HAPPY APPLE - Jack Pulman (Apollo) Pauline Collins, Paul Imbusch, John Normington, Jeremy Hawk, Paul Rogers, James Villiers, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Joyce Grant; dir:James Roose-Evans [24pp, 6x9; cast list, photos, credits etc.; 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 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: 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) SOLD

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 (w/c 1 Nov): THE MARQUISE - Noel Coward (Theatre Royal, Brighton) Glynis Johns, Jan Butlin, James Donald, Lesley-Ann Down, David Gillim, Michael Darbyshire, Clifford Evans, Auton Low, Antony Viccars; dir:Peter Coe [16pp, 5.4x8.4; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, credits etc.; 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 and 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: HADRIAN THE SEVENTH - Peter Luke (Little Theatre, Bristol) Bristol Old Vic Company: Michael Rothwell (as Fr.William Rolfe), Peggy Ann Wood, Paul Darrow, Norman Henry, Harriet Reynolds, Roger Bizley, Douglas Anderson, Ian Marter, John Pennington, Robert Webber, Trafford Carter, Timothy Kightley, John Hallett, Paul Gaymon, Paul Rocliffe, John Wilson, Christopher Gaze, David Clough, Tom Dmochowski; dir:John David [16pp, 4.9x9; cast list, programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1971: THE INVESTITURE - Peter Tinniswood (Little Theatre, Bristol) Bristol Old Vic Company: Michael Rothwell, Paul Darrow, Margaret Courtenay, Norman Henry, Dudley Jones, Roger Bizley; dir:John David [16pp, 4.9x9; cast list, programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1971: ENDGAME - Samuel Beckett (Little Theatre, Bristol) Bristol Old Vic Company: David Neal, Tim Fearon, Paul Shelley, Marcia Warren; dir:Howard Davies [16pp, 4.9x9; cast list, programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1971: DON'T JUST LIE THERE, SAY SOMETHING! - Michael Pertwee (Garrick) Michael Cronin, Brian Rix, Leo Franklyn, Deborah Grant, Alfred Marks, Joanna Lumley, Peter Bland, Nina Thomas, Donna Reading; dir:Wallace Douglas [20pp, 5.25x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1971: WHEN WE ARE MARRIED - J B Priestley (Strand) Shirley Steedman, Jonathan Lynn, Gretchen Franklyn, Jennifer Agnew, James Rowe, Fred Emney, William Moore, Freda Jackson, Frank Thornton, Hugh Lloyd, Peggy Mount, Gwen Cherrell, Daphne Anderson, Brian Hewitt-Jones; dir:Robert Chetwyn [24pp. 5.25x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else 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 - Anthony Marriott and Alistair Foot (Strand) Simon Williams, Linda Thorson, Evelyn Laye, Michael Crawford, Richard Caldicot, Gordon Whiting, David Shaw, Dennis Ramsden, Melanie Jane, Vikki Richards; dir:Allan Davies [28pp, 5.25x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1971: NO SEX PLEASE - WE'RE BRITISH - Anthony Marriott and Alistair Foot (Strand) Anthony Valentine, Linda Thorson, Evelyn Laye, Michael Crawford, Richard Caldicot, Gordon Whiting, David Shaw, Dennis Ramsden, Janet Mahoney, Vikki Richards; dir:Allan Davies [28pp, 5.25x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £2

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, adapted from the play by Alexandre Dumas, translated by Frank Hauser (Globe) Lisa Daniely, Peter Yapp, Keith Varnier, Maggie Jones, Frank Gatliff, Philip Voss (as The Prince of Wales), Alan Badel (as Edmund Kean), Ken Wynne, Felicity Kendal (as Anne Danby), Denis De Marne, William Ridoutt, Pamela Denton, Thomas Chesleigh, Eve Karpf, Roderick Horn, Johnny Clayton, Patrick Gibson, Peter Gregory, Anna Lieven; 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, Ian Gelder, Joan Hickson, Malcolm McFee, Eddie Molloy, Stephanie Lawrence, Priscilla Morgan, Sandra Payne; dir:Michael Blakemore [6pp triple-fold, 5.5x11.75; VG] £2

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

1971: FISH OUT OF WATER - adapted by Ned Sherrin and Caryl Brahms from La Main Passe by Georges Feydeau (Greenwich Theatre) Aubrey Woods, Fenella Fielding, Glyn Owen, David Stoll, Gerald Harper, Trevor Ray, Carol Drinkwater, Judith Bruce, Phillip Hinton, Ralph Nossek, Robert Lister; dir:Peter Coe [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: CLOSE THE COALHOUSE DOOR - Alun Plater (Leeds Playhouse) Peter Ellis, Alan Hockey, Richard Borthwick, Lorraine Peters, Howard Rawlinson, John White, John Blythe, John Nightingale, Anthony Naylor, Vivienne Dixon, Ian Bamforth, Derek Beard, Geoffrey Perkins, Robert Prince; dir:Bill Hays [16pp, 5.8x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £2

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) Janet Amsden, Peter Clough, John Darrell, Alan David, Brian Gwaspari, Mandy Jenner, Elizabeth Mansfield, David Miller, Terry Molloy, Susan Tracy, Graham Watkins, Roger Watkins, Theresa Watson; dir:Peter Cheeseman [4pp, 6x8.25; 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: BLITHE SPIRIT - Noel Coward (Richmond Theatre) Christine Ozanne, Beth Ellis, Leonard Sachs (as Charles), Bill Wiesener, Daphne Rogers, Sheila Keith (as Madame Arcati), Amanda Barrie (as Elvira); dir:Patrick Tucker [16pp, 5.4x8.5; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, programme note, credits etc.; slightly rumpled, else 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 (as Blanche DoBois), Joan Morrow, Richard Moore (as Stanley), Richard Simpson, Diana Waller, Andrew Burt, David Purcell, Lloyd McGuire, Isabelle Amyes, Tony Leary, Pamela Pitchford; 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 (as Archie Rice), 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; dir:Guy Vaesen [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 (as Andrew Crocker-Harris), Ronald Russell, Ian Gelder (as Taplow); 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: 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: 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) SOLD

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, 5.25x9; 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, 5.25x9; cast list, biographies w.photos etc.; VG] £4

1972: THE DAY AFTER THE FAIR - Frank Harvey, based on a story by Thomas Hardy (Lyric) Duncan Lamont, Avice Landon, Deborah Kerr, Jiggy Bhore, Julia Foster, Paul Hastings; dir:Frith Banbury [20pp, 5.25x9; cast photos; VG] £3

1972: NOTES ON A LOVE AFFAIR - Frank Marcus (Globe) Irene Worth, Nigel Davenport, Julia Foster; dir:Robin Phillips [16pp, 5.25x9; cast photos; VG] £3

1972: WHEN WE ARE MARRIED - J B Priestley (Strand) Shirley Steedman, Michael Percival, Gretchen Franklyn, Jennifer Agnew, James Rowe, Fred Emney, William Moore, Freda Jackson, Frank Thornton, Hugh Paddick, Peggy Mount, Gwen Cherrell, Daphne Anderson, Brian Hewitt-Jones; dir:Robert Chetwyn [24pp. 5.25x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; 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; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1972: MOVE OVER MRS.MARKHAM - Ray Cooney and John Chapman (Vaudeville) Moira Lister, David Collings, Susan Edmonstone, Diane Hart, Tony Britton, Terence Alexander, Bryan Coleman, Cicely Courtneidge, Ann Kennedy; dir:Ray Cooney [24pp, 5.25x9; 15 production 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, 5.25x9; 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, 5.25x9; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1972: NO SEX PLEASE - WE'RE BRITISH - Anthony Marriott and Alistair Foot (Strand) Simon Williams, Belinda Carroll, Evelyn Laye, David Jason, Richard Caldicot, Gordon Whiting, David Shaw, Dennis Ramsden, Melanie Jane, Vikki Richards; dir:Allan Davis [28pp, 5.25x9; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; slightly grubby, else VG] £2

1972: I CLAUDIUS - John Mortimer and Robert Graves (Queen's) David Warner, Charles Lloyd Pack, Freda Jackson (as Livia), John Gregg, John Turner, Sean Roantree, David Foxxe, Yvette Vanson, Joolia Cappleman, Rosalind Ayres, Desmond Gill, Linda Liles, Warren Clarke (as Caligula), Henry Szeps, Sara Kestelman (as Messalina), Trevor T Smith, Peter Dennis, Geoffrey Bateman, Ioan Meredith, Ben Aris, Gerard Murphy, Stuart Mungall, Fiona Victory, Meg Clancy, Michael Hamilton; 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; dir:Peter Stevenson [4pp, 5x8; 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) David Peart, Janette Legge, Brian Capron, Nick Brimble, Bob Peck, Henry Hackett; dir:John Dove [6pp triple-fold; VG] £2

1973: JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK - Sean O'Casey (Mermaid) Leslie Lalor, Siobhan McKenna (as Juno), Niall Buggy, Dermot Crowley, Patrick Layde (as Jack Boyle), Brendan Cauldwell, Shane Connaughton, Eithne Dunne, Geraldine Plunkett, John Rogan, Joan Campbell, Mark Duddy, Patrick O'Callaghan, Chris Gannon, Jim O'Connor, Paul Brennan; dir:Sean Kenny [20pp, 5.75x8.25; 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; dir:Donald MacKechnie [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: 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) John Stone, Heather Bell, Gwen Cherrell, Margaret Lockwood, Margaret Gibson, Brian Stanion, Derek Ensor, Kenneth Fortescue, Joyce Blair, Drewe Henley; dir:Charles Hickman [16pp; photos; minor marks on title page, else VG] £3

1973: BINGO - Edward Bond (Northcott Theatre, Exeter) Bob Peck (as Shakespeare), Paul Jesson, David Howey, David Roper, Rhys McConnochie (as Ben Jonson), Derek Fuke, Martin Duncan, Joanna Tope, Sue Cox, Yvonne Edgell, Margot Leicester; dir:Jane Howell and John Dove [16pp; photos, articles; VG] £2

1973: THE POPE'S WEDDING - Edward Bond (Northcott Theatre, Exeter) Brian Capron, Nick Brimble, David Peart, Roy Heayberd, David Howey, Desmond Adams, Bob Peck, Alison Steadman, Janette Legge, Norman Budd, Henry Foster; dir:John Dove [12pp, 5.3x8.7; cast list, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £2

1973: THE OWL AND THE PUSSYCAT WENT TO SEE... - David Wood and Sheila Ruskin (Northcott Theatre, Exeter) Robert O'Mahoney (as the Owl), Margot Leicester (as the Pussycat), Peter Benson, Michael Burlington, Desmond Adams, Maggie Wilkinson, Derek Fuke, Bob Peck (as the Piggy Wiggy / the Turkey), Primula Cotton, Brian Protheroe, Brian Southwood; dir:Kevin Robinson [4pp, 5.25x8.75; VG] £1

1973: MRS.WARREN'S PROFESSION - Bernard Shaw (Northcott Theatre, Exeter) Sarah Stephenson, Peter Benson, Ann Windsor (as Mrs Warren), Derek Fuke, Martin Duncan, Chris Winnera; dir:Rhys McConnochie [16pp, 5.25x8.75; cast list, illustrated articles, credits; VG] £2

1973: THE HOSTAGE - Brendan Behan (Northcott Theatre, Exeter) Bob Peck, Diana Rayworth, David Peart, Brian Capron, John Smith, James Warrior, Helen Brammer, Liz Payne, Janette Legge, Peter Benson, Janet Dale, John Hackett, Nick Brimble, John Caird, Kevin Robinson, John Dove; dir:Jane Howell [16pp, 5.25x8.75; cast list, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £2

1973: JUDGE JEFFREYS - Chris Bond (Northcott Theatre, Exeter) Paul Jesson, Derek Fuke, David Howey, Peter Benson, Bob Peck, David Roper, Desmond Adams, Roy Heayberd, Martin Duncan, Chris Winnera, Margot Leicester, Geraldine Wright; dir:Chris Bond and Jane Howell [16pp, 5.25x8.75; cast list, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £3

1973: ARMSTRONG'S LAST GOODNIGHT - John Arden (Northcott Theatre, Exeter) Martin Duncan, Peter Benson, Derek Fuke, Paul Jesson, David Howey, Bob Peck, David Roper, Desmond Adams, Primula Cotton, Margot Leicester, Joanna Tope; dir:John Dove and Rhys McConnochie [16pp, 5.25x8.75; cast list, illustrated articles, credits etc.; 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) Simon Rouse, Alan Webb, Ian Holm (as Hatch), Coral Browne (as Louise Rafi), Gillian Martell, Mark McManus, Simon Cord, Anthony Langdon, Susan Williamson, Adrienne Byrne, Barbara Ogilvie, Jeremy Wilkin, Diana Quick, Margaret Lawley; dir:William Gaskill [28pp, 5.25x9; cast list, notes, Edward Bond poems, excellent line drawings of the cast, credits etc.; 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) SOLD

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: FALLEN ANGELS - Noel Coward (Watford Palace Theatre) Penelope Keith, Roger Hammond, Rose Hill, Eric Dodson, Fenella Fielding, Howard Southern; dir:Kim Grant [16pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies, credits etc.; w.two photos of original production; VG] £3

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, 5.6x8.5; cast list, biographies (w.photos); light vertical bend, else VG] £2

1974: ALFIE - Bill Naughton (Swan Theatre, Worcester) Martin Bendel (as Alfie), Christine Wargent, Elaine Thompson, David Bailey, Joan Chambers, John Tolputt, Frank Welbourne, Jos Carr, Ginnie Hole, Anna Holland, David Knapman, Rene Chester, Polly Watson, Roger Sprang, Ann Pye, John Francis, Iris Dukes, Mike Richardson, Gael Turnbull; dir:John A Cooper [12pp, 5.9x8.4; cast list, notes; VG] £3

1974: SEE HOW THEY RUN! - Philip King (Swan Theatre, Worcester) Tricia George, Annette Kerr, Brett Usher (as Lionel Toop), Hilary Labow, Michael Cadman, Colin Thatcher, 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 and LEAVE HIM TO HEAVEN - Ken Lee (Leicester Haymarket) Linal Haft, Lesley Duff, Darryl Kavann, Brian Protheroe; dir:Philip Hedley and Rhys McConnochie [28pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, good articles, credits etc.; rumpled, else VG] £2

1974 (5-23 Nov): DANGEROUS CORNER - J B Priestley (Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford) Rachel Gurney, Claire Davenport, Linda Cunningham, Barbara Jefford, Gerald Flood, Christopher Good, Alan White; dir:Joan Kemp-Welch [20pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; 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, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits; VG] £4

1974: THE DAY AFTER THE FAIR - Frank Harvey (Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea) Irene Sutcliffe, Alan Bennion, Anthea Holloway, Susan Macready, Simon Brent, Lesley Grayburn; dir:Dorothy Draper [16pp, 5.9x8.4; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; 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, 5.8x8.25; cast list, biographies, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

1974: RELATIVELY SPEAKING - Alan Ayckbourn (Wimbledon Theatre) Simon Williams, Lucy Fleming, Moray Watson, Dora Bryan; dir:Roy Patrick [16pp, 5.8x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £2

1974: COUNT DRACULA - Ted Tiller (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham) Patricia Kerry, Alastair Meldrum, Henry Knowles, Hywel David, Bill Bradley, Jeremy Browne, Sherrie Hewson, William Wilde (as Count Dracula), James Irwin (as Heinrich Van Helsing); dir:Malcolm Farquhar [20pp, 6x8.5; cast list, notes, biographies; VG] £4

1974: TIME AND TIME AGAIN - Alan Ayckbourn (Century Theatre, Keswick) Ginni Barlow, Alan Lyddiard, Wendy Brierley, Tony Roper; dir:John Ridley [8pp, 5.5x8.65; cast list, synopsis of scenes, biographies, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

1974: THE GINGERBREAD LADY - Neil Simon (Phoenix) Kevin Lindsay, Luie Caballero, Sarah Marshall, Elaine Stritch, Jenny Quayle, Blain Fairman; dir:Vivian Matalon [24pp, 5.25x8.75; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; 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, 5.25x8.75; 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, 5.25x8.75; substitute slip; 5 production photos; VG] £4

1974: SNAP! - Charles Laurence (Vaudeville) Geoffrey Palmer, Adrienne Corri, Tony Beckley, Belinda Low, Jack Le White, Tom Marshall, Jane Briers, Bill McGuirk, Elspeth March, Tukka (as Bernadette); dir:William Gaskill [28pp, 5.25x9; 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, 5.25x9; cast list, biographies, photos, production photo, credits etc.; 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, 5.25x9; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; 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, 5.25x9; cast list, 7 production photos, credits etc.; 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, 5.25x9; cast list, biographies, 7 production photos, credits etc.; 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) Louise Nelson, Meg Davies, Martin Shaw (as Stanley Kowalski), Morag Hood (as Stella), Bryan Stanion, Joss Ackland (as Harold), Ann Tirard, Claire Bloom (as Blanche Dubois), Tony Sibbald, Kim Fortune, Elspeth MacNaughton, Rod Beacham; dir:Edwin Sherin [24pp, 5.25x9; cast list, biographies, 6 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1974: BLOOMSBURY - Peter Luke (Phoenix) Yvonne Mitchell (as Virginia Woolf), Moyra Fraser (as Lady Ottoline Morrell), Richard Kane, Penelope Wilton (as Dora Carrington), John Hart Dyke, Daniel Massey (as Lytton Strachey), Christopher Gray, Brandon Brady, Clive Francis, Gil Sutherland, Irene Bradshaw, Simon Jones, Henry Moxon, Ernest Hare, Daphne Newton, Helen Bourne, Roger Davenport, Sara Van Beers; dir:Richard Cottrell [28pp, 5.25x9; cast list, biographies, 7 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1974: WHAT IF YOU DIED TOMORROW? - David Williamson (Comedy) Shane Porteous, Kirrily Nolan, Max Phipps, Melissa Jaffer, Drew Forsythe, Ruth Cracknell, Ron Haddrick, John Allen; dir:Robin Lovejoy [20pp, 5.25x9; biographies w.photos, credits etc.; with ticket (2 Sep '74); VG] £2

1974: LIFE CLASS - David Storey (Royal Court) Alan Bates, Stephen Bent, Frank Grimes, Rosemary Martin, Paul Kelly, Sally Watts, David Lincoln, Gabrielle Lloyd, Stuart Rayner, Brenda Cavendish, Bob Peck, Brian Glover, Gerald James; dir:Lindsay Anderson [20pp, 5.2x9; cast list, biographies, 8 photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1974: LIFE CLASS - David Storey (Duke of York's) Alan Bates, Stephen Bent, Frank Grimes, Rosemary Martin, Paul Kelly, Maureen Callaghan, David Lincoln, Gabrielle Lloyd, Stuart Rayner, Brenda Cavendish, Bob Peck, Brian Glover, Gerald James; dir:Lindsay Anderson [20pp, 5.25x9; cast list, biographies, 10 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1974: TOAD OF TOAD HALL - A A Milne, from The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Tracy Gilpin, Joan Morrow, Richard Goolden (as Mole), Richard Cornish (as Water Rat), David King (as Badger), Martin Friend (as Toad), John Green, Stuart Cankett, Hugh Ross (as Chief Weasel), Jonathan Blake, Frank Vincent, Jane Cussons, Pat Forbes, Alec Bregonzi, Guy Siner, Olivia Munday, Gillian Jason, Julia Hand, Jean Gilbert, Nadine Hanwell, Colette Kelly, Christine Schofield, David Finlayson; dir:Peter Watson [12pp, 5.25x8.75; 5 charming line drawings, production photo, biographies etc.; VG] £4

1974: MY FAT FRIEND - Charles Laurence (Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York) John Lithgow, George Rose, Lynn Redgrave, James Ray Weeks [32pp, 5.6x9 Playbill Programme (Vol 11 October 1974) ; cast photos and biographies; slight spotting, slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1974: THE FANTASTICAL FEATS OF FINN MACCOOL - Sean McCarthy (Haymarket Ice Rink, Edinburgh) Young Lyceum Company of Edinburgh: Ron Bain, John Bett, Kevin Costello, Dermot Crowley, Jeananne Crowley, Jeni Giffen, Michael Harrigan, Tony Haygarth (as Finn), Hamish Imlach, Dolina Maclennan, Patrick Malahide, Alex Norton, Bill Paterson, Tony Rohr, Muriel Romanes, Julian Tew, Jan Wilson; Music composed and played by Planxty; dir:Ian Ireland [12pp, 4x10; cast list, biographies, programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1974: THE ICEMAN COMETH - Eugene O'Neill (Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh) J G Devlin (as Harry Hope), Godfrey Quigley, Kevin Flood, James Grant, Oscar James, Leonard Maguire, James Cairncross, John Grieve, Henry Woolf, Niall Tobin, Alec Heggie, Paul Young, Clare Richards, Susan Carpenter, Muriel Romanes, Brian Croucher, Ian Bannen (as Hickey), Roland Oliver, Benny Young; dir:Bill Bryden [16pp, 8x10 w.decorative card cover; cast list, synopsis of scenes, illustrated articles, credits 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

Plays: 1975

1975: THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMA - George Bernard Shaw (Mermaid) Simon Callow, Ruby Head, Derek Godfrey (as Sir Colenso Ridgeon), Tony Jay, Frank Thornton, Nigel Hawthorne, James Villiers, James Cairncross, Lynn Farleigh (as Jennifer Dubedat), Ken Cranham (as Louis Dubedat), Jenny Cryst, Kenneth MacGarvie, Trevor T Smith, Richard Wardale; dir:Robert Chetwyn [6pp, 4.5x8 triple-fold; cast list, programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1975: RAINDOG - Stomu Yamashta (Roundhouse, London) Red Buddha Theatre: Akiko Komaki, Andrew Bradford, Kuniyuki Oghari, David Yip [24pp, 8.1x5.9; cast list, synopsis, biographies w.photos, production photos, credits; VG] £2

1975: BETSY - William Douglas Home [also known as BETZI] (Yvonne Arnaud) Peggy Phango, Mary Kenton, Charles West, Sheridan Fitzgerald, Briony McRoberts (as Betzi), Trevor Baxter, Peter Baldwin, Herbert Lom (as Napoleon Bonaparte), Alan Brown, Paul Gregory, John Tordoff, Simon Gipps-Kent, David Robb, Valerie Minifie, David Goodland, Nigel Stock (as Sir Hudson Lowe); dir:Kim Grant [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, programme notes, credits etc.; w.4 newsclipping reviews; VG] £3

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

1975: HOBSON'S CHOICE - Harold Brighouse (Bristol Old Vic) Kim Hartman, Isla Blair (as Maggie), Judith Coke, Roger Davidson, Roger Hume (as Hobson), Audrey Noble, Timothy Kightley, Michael Rothwell (as William Mossop), Jeremy Truelove, Sheridan Fitzgerald, Jonathan Darvill, Paul Imbusch; dir:David Phethean [20pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, 12 cast photos, notes, credits etc.; VG] £3

1975: ROGER'S LAST STAND - Dimitri Frenkel Frank, adapted by Peter Thwaites (Duke of York's) Leslie Phillips, Roy Kinnear, Elspet Gray, Anna Dawson, Barry Creyton; dir:Charles Ross [24pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, 9 production photos, credits etc.; 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] £1

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

1975 (13-23 Aug): 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) Patricia Lawrence, Jeff Rawle, John Paul, Lynn Smith, Hywel Bennett; dir:John Dryden [16pp; biographies, notes; VG] £2

1975: THE ECSTASY 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: GHOSTS - Wolfgang Bauer (Hampstead Theatre Club) John McEnery, John Shrapnel, Lynda Marchal, Pamela Moiseiwitsch, Carol Drinkwater, Toby Salaman, Liz Edmiston, Anthony Nash; dir:Max Stafford-Clark [16pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, biographies, credits etc.; 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 (Tour) 7:84 Theatre Company: Dave Anderson, Nadia Arthur, John Bett, John McGrath, Elizabeth MacLennan, William Riddoch [12pp; VG] £2

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

1975: ABSENT FRIENDS - Alan Ayckbourn (Garrick) Cheryl Kennedy, Pat Heywood, Phyllida Law, Peter Bowles, Ray Brooks, Richard Briers; dir:Eric Thompson [24pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, biographies, 8 production photos, credits etc.; 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, Cicely 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: WHAT THE BUTLER SAW - Joe Orton (Whitehall) Michael Medwin, Jane Carr, Betty Marsden, Kevin Lloyd, Valentine Dyall, Brian Glover; dir:Lindsay Anderson [16pp, 5.25x8.75; cast list, cast and company photos, notes, biographies; VG] £4

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) Mary Law, Brian Spink, Mark Christon, Mary Hignett, Geoffrey Colville, Jane Nelson-Peebles, Alan Gerrard, Brian McDermott; dir:Joan Knight [28pp, 5.25x8.75; cast list, biographies w.cast and production photos, credits etc.; marks on cast page, else VG] £2

1975: THE NORMAN CONQUESTS - Alan Ayckbourn (Globe) Ronald Pickup, Julian Holloway, Sheila Ballantine, Brigit Forsyth, Ivor Danvers, Julia McKenzie; dir:Eric Thompson [20pp, 5.25x8.75; cast list, biographies, 5 production photos, credits etc.; slightly rumpled] £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) Muriel Barker, Tom Chadbon (as Stanley), Jenny Oulton (as Stella), Edward Arthur, Philip Guard, Natasha Parry (as Blanche Dubois), David Warwick, Martin Anthony, Gwenda Hughes, David Beckett; 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, Lennox Milne, Roland Oliver, Ann Scott Jones, Timothy Carlton, Denise Hirst, Patrick Malahide, Joseph Blatchley, Frances Tomelty, Jane Argyle, Richard Corbet, Muriel Romanes, Brown Derby, Ian Stewart, Leonard Maguire, Sheila Latimer, Fiona Knowles; dir:Robert Kidd [16pp, 8x10 w.stiff cover; cast list, biographies, articles, credits etc. 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: HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES - Alan Ayckbourn (Wimbledon Theatre) Actors Company: Moray Watson, Barbara Murray, Neil Stacy, Stephanie Turner, Simon Cadell, Helen Cotterill; dir:Kim Grant [20pp, 5.8x8.4; cast list, biographies, 3 production photos, company photo, credits etc.; VG] £2

1976: AND A LITTLE LOVE BESIDES - Alan Plater (Century Theatre, Keswick) Ronald Cunliffe, Audrey Barr, Nina Holloway, Joe Cook, Neil Boorman, Brian Carey, Eileen Anson, Lesley Nicol; dir:James Tomlinson [16pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, programme notes, credits etc.; VG] £2

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: ON APPROVAL - Frederick Lonsdale (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Jennie Linden, Geraldine McEwan, Edward Woodward, Edward Harkwicke; dir:Frank Hauser [20pp, 5.75x8.4; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else 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) Nottingham Playhouse production: Richard Simpson, Kenneth Cranham, James Warrior, Stephen Rea, Louis Raynes, Jim Norton, Jimmy Jewel, Dave Hill, Talat Hussain, Ralph Nossek, John Joyce, Arthur Jackson; dir:Richard Eyre [24pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, biographies, illustrated articles, credits etc.; w.newsclipping review; slightly rumpled, else VG] £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) Jan Holden, Roy Hepworth, Vivienne Martin, Robert Morley, George Cole, Geoffrey Burridge, Beth Morris, Michael Malnick, Joan Sanderson, Anthony Dawes, Antony Baird; dir:Val May [24pp, 5.25x8.5; biographies, 7 photos etc.; VG] £4

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, Carolyn Moody, Louise Hall-Taylor, Peter Vaughan, Stephen Lester, Trevor Griffiths; dir:Robert Young [20pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £3

1976: BAGGAGE - Lee Langley (Vaudeville) Gerald Harper, Hannah Gordon, Una Stubbs, Ian Marter, Prunella Gee, David Warwick, Judy Buxton; dir:Val May [20pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £3

1976: BAGGAGE - Lee Langley (Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford) Gerald Harper, Hannah Gordon, Una Stubbs, Ian Marter, Prunella Gee, David Warwick, Vikki Richards; dir:Val May [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, 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) Annabelle Lanyon, Tricia George, Richard Goolden (17th year as Mole!), John Warner (as Water Rat), David King (as Badger), Ian Talbot (as Toad), Jonathan Blake, Clive Carter, Robert Bridges, Albin Pahernik, Frank Vincent, Paddy Ward, Zoe Bright, Rita Henderson, Babs McMillan, Fiona Clare, Colin Copperfield, Rita Henderson, Tom Kelly, Myra Sands, Sally Templer; 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 - Tom McGrath (MayFair Theatre) John Shedden, Ian Ireland; dir:Robert Walker [16pp, 5.8x8.25; cast list, 2 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £2

1976: THE SEAGULL - Anton Chekhov (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham) Irene Sutcliffe (as Arkadina), John Nolan (as Konstantin), Raymond Llewellyn, Sarah Thomas (as Nina), Harvey Ashby, Nancy Gower, Christine Edmonds, Barry Warren (as Trigorin), Harry Waters, Richard Carrington, Roland Viner; dir:John David [20pp, 6x8.5; 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, 6x8.5; cast list, notes; scribble on cover, else VG] £2

1976: THE DAY AFTER THE FAIR - Frank Harvey, based on Thomas Hardy's On The Western Circuit (Liverpool Playhouse) John Hart Dyke, Anthea Holloway, Eileen Page, Lesley Grayburn, Christine McKenna, 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

1976: FLOWERS and SALOME (Roundhouse) Souvenir Brochure
Lindsay Kemp Company: Lindsay Kemp, Vladek Sheybal, The Incredible Orlando, David Haughton, Neil Caplan, Michael Matou, Robin Martin, Douglas McNicol, Luc Chevalier, Bruno Tonioli, Stevie Hughes, James Cameron; dir:Lindsay Kemp [20pp, 8.25x11.75; cast list, illustrated articles, 17 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

Plays: 1977

1977: OTHERWISE ENGAGED - Simon Gray (Comedy) Hywel Bennett, Bruce Bould, Brian Smith, David Baron, Jane Cussons, Edmund Kente, Caroline Mortimer; dir:Harold Pinter [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £2

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, 5.75x8.25; 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, 5.75x8.25; 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, 5.75x8.25; 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, 5.75x8.25; cast list, notes; slightly rumpled, else VG] £2

1977: THE ADMIRABLE CRICHTON - J M Barrie (Greenwich Theatre) Trevor Baxter (as The Earl of Loam), Timothy Carlton, Brian Gwaspari, Jeremy Nicholas, Gayle Hunnicutt, Diana Weston, Susan Carpenter, Betty Hardy, Patrick Hannaway, Frank Barrie (as Crichton), Ursula Mohan, Dicken Ashworth, Henrietta Baynes, Anne Taylor, Judy Preece, Charlotte Garge, Rosie Weston, Graham Perry, Keith Gordon, Michael Lippman, Edward Bye, Dawn Cooper; dir:Mike Ockrent [20pp, 5.75x8.25; 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, 5.75x8.25; 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, 5.75x8.25; articles, biographies w.photos; VG] £2

1977: BARBARIANS - Barry Keefe (Greenwich Theatre) Nick Edmett, Karl Johnson, Jeffery Kissoon; dir:Keith Hack [24pp, 5.75x8.25; articles, biographies; VG] £2

1977: THE CARETAKER - Harold Pinter (Greenwich Theatre) Anthony Higgins, Peter Guinness, Max Wall; dir:Paul Joyce [24pp, 5.75x8.25; articles, biographies; VG] £3

1977: THE IMMORTAL HAYDON - John Wells (Mermaid) Leonard Rossiter; dir:Alan Strachan [16pp, 5.75x8.25; 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, 5.75x8.25; 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: SLEUTH - Anthony Shaffer (Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch) Barry Lineham, Doug Fisher; dir:Nicholas Barter [24pp, 5.75x8.25; cast photos; VG] £2

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: 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, 5.75x8.25; 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: HANCOCK'S LAST HALF HOUR - Heathcote Williams (Almost Free Theatre) Henry Woolf; dir:Peter Southcott [4pp, 5.75x8.4; biographies, notes, credits etc.; minor marks, else VG] £2

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.; VG] £4

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, 5.25x8.5; 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, 5.25x8.5; 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, 5.25x8.5; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

1977: SPOKESONG - Stewart Parker (Vaudeville) Niall Buggy, Annabel Leventon, Robert Bridges; dir:Robert Gillespie [24pp, 5.25x8.5; cast photos; VG] £3

1977: THE BELLE OF AMHERST - William Luce (Phoenix) Julie Harris; dir:Charles Nelson Reilly [24pp, 5.25x8.5; photos; VG] £2

1977: SAINT JOAN - George Bernard Shaw (Liverpool Playhouse) Prospect production: Frederick Treves, William Lawford, Eileen Atkins (as Joan), Peter Miles, Robert McBain, Anthony Langdon, Nigel Pratt, Paul Jesson, Nick Stringer, Charles Kay (as The Dauphin), Janis Winters, John Bowe, Paul Sherman, Geoffrey Palmer (as Warwick), Ronald Lacey, Emrys James (as Cauchon), Robert Schofield, Robert Eddison (as The Inquisitor), Terry Scully, Dave Atkins; dir:John Dove [24pp, 5.2x9; company photos, illustrated articles; w.ticket; VG] £4

1977: KABUKI: Kurozuka and The Mansion of Kawazura Hogen (Sadler's Wells) Shochiku Company: 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: SLEUTH - Anthony Shaffer (Ambassadors) Patrick Cargill, Tony Anholt; dir:Hugh Goldie [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, production photo, credits etc.; VG] £2

1978: SAY WHO YOU ARE - Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall (Ashcroft Theatre, Croydon) Andrew Knox, Rosalind Bailey, Imogen Hassall, Rodney Diak; dir:David Crosse [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, production photo, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £2

1978 (Mch): WHOSE LIFE IS IT ANYWAY? - Brian Clark (Mermaid) Tom Conti, Jennie Goossens, Phoebe Nicholls, Trevor Thomas, Jane Asher, Richard Leech, Rona Anderson, Richard Ireson, Edward Lyon, Alan Brown, Peter Honri, Robert Gary, Sebastian Shaw; dir:Michael 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, 5.75x8.25; photos, articles etc.; VG] £2

1978: MY FAT FRIEND - Charles Laurence (Churchill Theatre, Bromley) Ian Lavender, Hayley Mills, Douglas Reith, Earl Adair; dir:Patrick Lau [20pp, 5.75x8.25; 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) Cambridge Theatre Company: Bernard Spear, Frank Lazarus, Jack Klaff, Nancy Mitchell. Angus MacInnes, Christina Nagy, Richard Simpson, Maria Charles (as Dolly Levi), Tom Kleh, Leueen Willoughby, Jennie Anderson, Dicken Ashworth, David Hayward, Mary Henry; dir:Jonathan Lynn [24pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, biographies, credits etc.; 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, 5.25x8.5; 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) Hampstead Theatre production: Oscar James, Heather Tobias, Antony Brown, Dave Hill, Edward Halsted, Akosua Busia; dir:Michael Rudman [28pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, biographies, credits etc.; 5 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) Graham Wyles, Tara Soppet, Moyra Fraser, Ian Masters, Peter Graves, Alan White, Philip Trewinnard, Hugh Lloyd, Malou Cartwright, Venicia Day; dir:Allan Davis [28pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, biographies, 5 production photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1978: THE UNVARNISHED TRUTH - Royce Ryton (Phoenix) Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graham Garden, Jo Kendall, Ivor Roberts, Royce Ryton; dir:Jonathan Lynn [28pp, 5.25x8.5; 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) Stephen Galloway, Audrey Noble, Diana Johnson, Raymond Adamson (as Arthur Winslow), Joan Morrow (as Catherine Winslow), Anthony Head, Geoffrey Snell, Richard Carrington, Sarah Neville, Nigel Warrington, Malcolm Farquhar (as Sir Robert Morton); dir:Roy Patrick [20pp, 6x8.5; 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, 6x8.5; 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, 6x8.5; 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, 6x8.5; 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, 6x8.5; cast list, notes etc.; VG] £3

1978: EQUUS - Peter Shaffer (Swan Theatre, Worcester) Worcester Repertory Company: Leon Tanner (as Martin Dysart), Keith Woodhams (as Alan Strang), Arthur Kohn, Sally Willis, Marcia King, Katherine Fahy, Peter Richards, Gregory Martyn, Nichola McAuliffe, David Riley, David Brenchley; dir:Patrick Masefield [16pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, notes, biographies; VG] £3

1978: THE IMMORTAL HAYDON - John Wells (Greenwich Theatre) Leonard Rossiter; dir:Alan Strachan [20pp, 5.9x8.25; 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, 5.9x8.25; 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, 5.9x8.25; 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, 5.9x8.25; 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, 5.9x8.25; 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, 5.9x8.25; 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, 5.9x8.25; articles, photos, biographies w.photos; VG] £2

1978: THE CRUCIBLE - Arthur Miller (Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch) Frances Smith, John Muirhead, Gladys Taylor, Claire Lewis (as Abigail Williams), Caroline Swift, Vivien Stokes, Brian Vaughan, Gayle Roberts, Patience Tomlinson, John Watts (as John Proctor), Sylvia Barter, Kenneth Morgan, Don Dryden, Penny Jones, David Craig, Graham Hoadly, Lennox Greaves, Carl Davies, Alex McCrindle (as Deputy-Governor Danforth), George Brailsford, David Evans, Tony Gavin, Geoffrey Moore, Alan Richards, Raymond Smith; dir:John Bleasdale [24pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, biographies, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £3

1978: WHERE STARS WALK - Micheal mac Liammoir (Gate Theatre, Dublin) Noelle Middleton, Conor Evans, Patrick Bedford, Christopher Casson, Ann Rowan, Pat Leavy, Biddy White-Lennon, Hilton Edwards, Jonathan White; dir:Hilton Edwards [12pp, 5.9x8.25; biographies, notes; VG] £3

1978: WHAT THE BUTLER SAW - Joe Orton (Teatr Y Werin, Aberystwyth) Oxford Playhouse Company: William Russell, Veronica Roberts, Pauline Yates, David Cann, Michael Barrington, Michael Kemp; dir:Gordon McDougall [8pp, 5.9x8.25; notes, biographies; VG] £2

1978: THE SECOND MRS.TANQUERAY - Sir Arthur Wing Pinero (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield) Richard Easton, Edmund Warwick, Maitland Chandler, Edward Palmer, Christopher Guinee, Mel Martin, Ginette Clarke, Irene Sutcliffe, Lucinda Curtis, Glenn Williams, Peter Harlowe; dir:Peter James [10pp, 5.9x8.25; notes, biographies; VG] £2

1978: CLOUDS - Michael Frayn (Duke of York's) Tom Courtenay, Felicity Kendal, Mark Kingston, Paul Chapman, Mark Heath; dir:Michael Rudman [20pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, 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) Elizabeth Ashley, June Barrie, Max Hafler, Kay Adshead, David Foxxe, Penny Stehli, Amanda Redman, Audrey Noble, Roger Bizley, Elizabeth Counsell (as Maggie Cutler), John Boswall, Harold Innocent (as Sheridan Whiteside), Brenda Peters, Peter Postlethwaite, Ian Mackenzie, Mark Drewry, Nicholas Farrell, Peter Ackerman, Barry Justice, Toby Robins; dir:Richard Cottrell [20pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; cast photos; VG] £3

1978: LITTLE FOXES - Lilian Hellman (Vanbrugh Theatre, RADA) Cassie McFarlane, Rodney Cottam, Cornelia McMinn, Paul O'Connor, Derek Kneller, Clare Dow, Robert Vowles, Michael Simkins, Emma Wilkes, George Fisher; dir:Andrew Neil [8pp single folded sheet, 5.9x8.25; cast list, synopsis of scenes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1978: SNAPSHOTS - Rony Robinson (Theatre Royal, Stratford) Deborah Findlay, Peter Dawson, Theresa Streatfeild, Margot Leicester, Primula Cotton, Reg Stewart, Mervyn Stutter, Paul McCleary; dir:Jonathan Chadwick [8pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, notes, credits etc.; VG] £1

1978: MARY BARNES - David Edgar (Studio, Birmingham Repertory Theatre) Alan Aldred, Roger Allam, Simon Callow, David Gant, Tim Hardy, Judith Harte, Teddy Kempner, Katherine Kitovitz, Patti Love (as Mary Barnes), Ann Mitchell, Judy Monahan, Timothy Spall, Donald Sumpter; dir:Peter Farago [4pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, notes, credits etc.; light vertical bend, else VG] £1

1978: THE ELOCUTION OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN - Steve J Spears (May Fair Theatre) Gordon Chater; dir:Richard Wherrett [20pp, 5.9x8.25; production and company photos; VG] £2

1978: ARMS AND THE MAN - George Bernard Shaw (Greenwich Theatre) Felicity Kendal (as Raina), Patricia Lawrence, Ursula Mohan, Lewis Fiander (as Bluntschli), Mark Steeves, Michael Wynne, Frank Middlemass, Norman Eshley (as Sergius); dir:Robert Chetwyn [28pp, 5.9x8.25; 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, 5.9x8.25; 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: P.S. YOUR CAT IS DEAD - James Kirkwood (Open Space) David Baxt, Marilyn Galsworthy, Christopher Gable, Christopher Muncke; dir:Richard Marquand [6pp, 3.9x8.25 triple-fold; cast list, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £1

1979: A LIFE IN THE THEATRE - David Mamet (Open Space) Freddie Jones, Patrick Ryecart, Gerramy Quarto; dir:Alan Pearlman [6pp, 3.75x8.25 triple-fold; biographies, credits; VG] £2

1979: DIRTY LINEN & NEW-FOUND-LAND - Tom Stoppard (Arts Theatre) Inter-Action Production: Linda Regan, Charles Collingwood, Alan Hay, Phillip Suart, Keith Smith, Hazel Penwarden, Howard Southern, Raymond Cross, Gareth Armstrong, Norman Shelley; dir:Ed Berman [16pp, 5.9x8.25; cast list, illustrated articles, biographies, credits etc.; VG] £2

1979: HABEUS CORPUS - Alan Bennett (Churchill Theatre, Bromley) Terence Alexander, Barbara Lott, Brian Jameson, Jacqueline Clarke, Stella Moray, Alec Bregonzi, Sheila Keith, Judy Buxton, Barrie Gosney, John Rutland, Gavin Harding; dir:Kim Grant [26pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £3

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 (as The Director), Deborah Blake, Jeannie Crowther, Mark Preston, David Beale, Sally Nesbitt, Christopher Saul, Erica Stevens, Joanna Wake, Philip Stone (as The Father), Mona Bruce, Pauline Moran, Nick Dunning (as The Son), Stuart Wilde, Clare Barnes, Charlotte Levitt, Rachel Quarmby, Claire Davenport; dir:Phil Young [24pp, 5.9x8.25; 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, 5.9x8.25; 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, 5.9x8.25; 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: GLOO JOO - Michael Hastings (Criterion) Oscar James, Heather Tobias, Antony Brown, Dave Hill, Edward Halsted, Akosua Busia; dir:Michael Rudman [24pp, 5.25x8.5; 5 production photos, biographies; VG] £3

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, 5.25x8.5; 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) Andrew Sharp, Alan Bates, Sheila Ballantine, Nigel Stock; dir:Stephen Hollis [28pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, biographies w.photos, credits etc.; VG] £4

1979: HAPPY BIRTHDAY - Marc Camoletti, adapted by Beverley Cross (Apollo) Christopher Timothy, Ian Lavender, Elizabeth Counsell, Julia Foster [24pp, 5.25x8.5; 12 production photos; punch holes, else VG] £2

1979: THE MILLIONAIRESS - George Bernard Shaw (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) Nigel Hawthorne, Penelope Keith, Ian Ogilvy, Angharad Rees, Simon Jones, Charles Kay, Ronald Govey, Lucy Griffiths, Jonathan Elsom; dir:Michael Lindsay-Hogg [24pp, 5.25x8.5; cast list, biographies, 7 production photos, credits etc.;VG] £4

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

1979 (Jan): WHOSE LIFE IS IT ANYWAY? - Brian Clark (Savoy) Tom Conti, Jennie Goossens, Phoebe Nicholls, Hugh Quarshie, Hilary Dwyer, Richard Leech, Rona Anderson, Richard Ireson, Edward Lyon, Alan Barry, Peter Honri, Ian Lowe, Llewellyn Rees; dir:Michael Lindsay-Hogg [24pp, 5.25x8.5; biographies, 9 photos etc.; minor marks on cover, else VG] £3

1979 (Jul): WHOSE LIFE IS IT ANYWAY? - Brian Clark (Savoy) Bill Paterson, Jennie Goossens, Louisa Rix, Hugh Quarshie, Carole Nimmons, Richard Leech, Monica Grey, Richard Ireson, Edward Lyon, Alan Barry, Peter Honri, Ian Lowe, Llewellyn Rees; dir:Michael Lindsay-Hogg [24pp, 5.25x8.5; biographies, 9 photos etc.; VG] £4

1979: MIDDLE AGE SPREAD - Roger Hall (Lyric) Marjie Lawrence, Richard Briers, Sheila Grant, Paul Eddington, Judy Loe, Tom Chadbon; 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, credits etc.; VG] £4

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, 5.75x8.25; 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, 5.75x8.25; VG] £2

1979: SWEENEY TODD - Christopher Bond (Redgrave Theatre, Farnham) Nigel Hughes, Malcolm Hebden (as Sweeney Todd), Josephine Woodford, Mary Griffiths (as Mrs Lovett), Carl Forgione, Michael Shannon, Ian Bartholemew (as Tobias Ragg), Christopher Reeks, Tony Chambers, Rowan Suart, Tim Douglas; dir:David Horlock [24pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, notes, biographies; VG] £3

1979: THE ERPINGHAM CAMP - Joe Orton (King's Head) Peter Vaughan, Patrick Waldron, Rosalyn Elvin, Brian Capron, Catherine Kessler, Barry Philips, Paul Greenhalgh, Olga Lowe, Alan Cheeseman, Chaz Marrow, Graham Newton, Dereck Simpson, John Tindle; dir:Stewart Trotter [12pp, 5.75x8.25; biographies; rumpled, else VG] £2

1979: BEDROOM FARCE - Alan Ayckbourn (Birmingham Repertory Theatre) Robert Flemyng, Irene Sutcliffe, Roger Kemp, Geraldine Newman, Paul Arlington, Mikki Magorian, Ron Bain, Helen Ryan; dir:Joan Knight [20pp, 5.75x8.25; extensive notes, cast photos and biographies, credits etc.; VG] £3

1979: DONKEY'S YEARS - Michael Frayn (Bristol Old Vic, Theatre Royal) Patrick Connor, Neil Stacy, Miles Anderson, Ian Mackenzie, Robert O'Mahoney, Bill Wallis, Andrew Hilton, Jack Klaff, June Barrie; dir:John David [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies, credits etc.; 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, 5.75x8.25; photo; light scribbles on back, else VG] £2

1979: HABEAS CORPUS - Alan Bennett (Crucible, Sheffield) Royce Ryton, Penelope Lee, Richard Cottan, Jean Perkins, Howard Lew Lewis, Peter Wilson, Irene Sutcliffe, Julie-Christine Young, Ken Morley, Michael Segal, Norman Mills; dir:Mel Smith [12pp, 5.75x8.25; cast photos, articles; VG] £3

1979: FRENCH WITHOUT TEARS - Terence Rattigan (Chester Gateway) Paul McCleary, John Asbury, David Cann, Marianne Sherman, John Levitt, John Branwell, Annette Lynton, Nick Maloney, Alison Rose, Jonathan Edbrooke; dir:David Thacker [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies, notes, credits etc.; VG] £2

1979: THE CONSTANT WIFE - Somerset Maugham (Ashcroft Theatre, Croydon) Cambridge Theatre Company: Margaretta Scott, Frank Seton, Liza Flanagan, Kristin Millward, Susan Jameson, Pamela Moiseiwitsch, Trevor Baxter, Dallas Adams, Leon Sinden; dir:Sheila Hancock [20pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies, cast photo, credits etc.; 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, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies, photos, cartoons, articles etc.; VG] £2

1979: THE PLAY'S THE THING - Ferenc Molnar (Greenwich Theatre) James Cossins, John Moffatt, Ian Oliver, John Tordoff, Julia McKenzie, Richard Coleman, Mark Preston, Stephen Boswell; dir:Alan Strachan [24pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies w.photos, illustrated articles, credits etc.; VG] £2

1979: TEN TIMES TABLE - Alan Ayckbourn (Greenwich Theatre) Robert Grange, Geoffrey Drew, Amanda Barrie, Clare Clifford, Hugh Janes, Dandy Nichols, Charles Rea, Dudley Long, Linda Bardell, Jeremy Smith; dir:Tenniel Evans [16pp, 5.75x8.25; cast list, biographies, credits 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, 5.25x9; 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, 5.25x9; photos, biographies, articles; slightly faded, else VG] £3

1979: THE CRUCIFER OF BLOOD - Paul Giovanni (Theatre Royal, Haymarket) John Quentin, Edward Petherbridge, Nicholas Day, John Cater (as Inspector Lestrade), Billy McColl, Geoffrey Snell, Keith Michell (as Sherlock Holmes), Denis Lill (as Dr Watson), Susan Hampshire (as Irene St Claire), Reis Etan, Klim Leh T'Chei, James Curran; 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.; w.newsclipping review; 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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