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1953 (October 1953 was the first issue)

P&P/Oct 1953 (first issue): cover-Sir John Gielgud in VENICE PRESERVED; Scenes from THE CONFIDENTIAL CLERK (Margaret Leighton, Isabel Jeans, Denholm Elliott, Peter Jones, Alan Webb, Paul Rogers - 4 photos and review), AREN'T WE ALL? (1 photo and review), PENELOPE (Pauline Jameson, Michael Gwynn - 1 photo and review), ANASTASIA (Helen Haye, Mary Kerridge - 1 photo and review), SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL (Donald Wolfit - 1 photo and review), A DOLL'S HOUSE (Mai Zetterling, George Rose - 1 photo and review), TRIAL AND ERROR (Constance Cummings, Derek Farr, Naunton Wayne - 1 photo and review); articles on THE KING AND I (w.Valerie Hobson portrait), Zena and Phyllis Dare (2 photos), Nottingham Playhouse (w.photo of Daphne Slater), Monck and the Maddermarket (w.photo of Nugent Monck); 'Personality of the Month' feature on Terence Rattigan (with photo); Article on John Gielgud (w.photos); Portraits of Claire Bloom and Margaret Leighton; illustrated articles etc. [28pp, 8.5x11; uncommon first issue, partially split at spine, else VG] (£5) SOLD

P&P/Nov 1953: cover-Vivien Leigh as herself and in CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA; Scenes from THE SLEEPING PRINCE (Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh - 3 photos), THE KING AND I (Herbert Lom, Valerie Hobson - 3 photos and review), BLIND MAN'S BUFF (Dennis Price, Elizabeth Allan - 1 photo and review), ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL/Old Vic (1 photo and review), HAMLET/Old Vic (Richard Burton - 1 photo and review), THE DEVIL'S GENERAL (Trevor Howard, Jane Griffiths - 4 photos and review), WISH YOU WERE HERE (Dickie Henderson, Shani Wallis, Elizabeth Larner - 4 photos and review); 'Personality of the Month' feature on Fay Compton (with photo); portrait of Helen Haye; back cover-Michael Redgrave as himself and in ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA; Articles on Vivien Leigh (w.photo), Michael Redgrave (w.photo), 'What I saw in Russia' by John Fernald (w.2 photos), Our Young Actors (w.photos of Paul Scofield, Denholm Elliott, Richard Burton; Feature on Lily Elsie; 'Tomorrow's Lead' on Alec McCowen (w.photo); Further reviews [28pp, 8.5x11; uncommon; very slightly rumpled, else VG] (£6) SOLD

P&P/Dec 1953: cover-Gladys Cooper in RELATIVE VALUES; Scenes from ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA (Michael Redgrave, Peggy Ashcroft - 5 photos and review), THE SLEEPING PRINCE (Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier - 8 photos and review), KING JOHN/Old Vic (Richard Burton, Michael Hordern - w.photo and review), WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION (David Horne, Patricia Jessel - w.photo and review), SOMEONE WAITING (Emlyn Williams, Adrianne Allen - 5 photos and review), THE RETURN (Flora Robson - w.photo and review); 'Personality of the Month' feature on Trevor Howard (with photo); Portrait of Dorothy Tutin; 'Tomorrow's Lead' on Valerie Hanson (w.photo); Articles - The Liverpool Repertory Theatre, Somerset Maugham on Gladys Cooper (w.photo), V.C.Clinton Baddeley on 'Infant Prodigies' (w.photos), Dorothy Ward - 'The Perennial Principal Boy', 'Mander and Mitchenson Look Back' (w.5 photos); Further reviews; 'Plays and Players Abroad' etc. [28pp, 8.5x11; uncommon; minor rust marks to centre fold, else VG] (£5) SOLD

1954

P&P/Jan 1954: cover-Richard Burton in HAMLET; Scenes from A QUESTION OF FACT (Pamela Brown, Gladys Cooper, Paul Scofield w.4 photos), A DAY BY THE SEA (John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Sybil Thorndike, Irene Worth - 8 photos w.review), NO SIGN OF THE DOVE (Miles Malleson, Beatrix Lehmann, Robin Bailey w.review), SOMEONE WAITING (Emlyn Williams, Adrienne Allen - 3 photos w.review), THE KING AND I (Herbert Lom, Valerie Hobson - 4 photos); 'Personality of the Month' feature on Martita Hunt (with photo); portrait of Peggy Ashcroft as Cleopatra; features on Sybil Thorndike (w.photo of Sybil, and her daughters Mary and Anne), Richard Burton (w.photo), Sacha Guitry (w.photo), Jose Collins (w.photo), The Bristol Old Vic (w.photo); photo of Peter Brook and his wife Natasha Parry; Mander and Mitchenson on 'Shakespeare Past and Present' (w.7 photos); 'Tomorrow's Lead' on John Neville; more reviews etc. [28pp, 8.5x11; VG] (£5) SOLD

P&P/Feb 1954: cover-John Clements and Kay Hammond [28pp, 8.5x11; spine rubbed, slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Mch 1954: cover-Dorothy Tutin [28pp, 8.5x11; spine rubbed, slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Apr 1954: cover-Edith Evans in WATERS OF THE MOON [28pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, minor rust marks to centre fold, else VG] £4

P&P/May 1954: cover-Alec Guinness in UNDER THE SYCAMORE TREE [28pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, minor rust marks to centre fold, else VG] £4

P&P/Jun 1954: cover-Noel Coward and AFTER THE BALL [28pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, minor rust marks to centre fold, else VG] £4

P&P/Jul 1954: cover-Trevor Howard in THE CHERRY ORCHARD [28pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, minor rust marks to centre fold, else VG] £4

P&P/Aug 1954: cover-Anthony Quayle in OTHELLO [28pp, 8.5x11; VG] £4

P&P/Sep 1954: cover-Peggy Ashcroft in HEDDA GABLER; Scenes from MURDER STORY/Cambridge (w.Charles Stapley, Donald Bradley, Henryetta Edwards, Leslie Handford, Margaret St.Barbe-West, Frank Pendlebury - 4 photos and review), SABRINA FAIR/Palace (w.Ron Randell, Marjorie Steel, Cathleen Nesbitt, Zena Dare, Phil Brown, Cyril Luckham, John Cromwell, Paul Hardwick - 5 photos and review), THE DUENNA/Westminster (w.Joyce Carey, Gerald Cross, Jane Wenham, Denis Martin, Peter Darrell, Elizabeth West - 5 photos and review), TROILUS AND CRESSIDA/Stratford (w.Philip Morant, William Devlin, Mervyn Blake, Powys Thomas, Leo McKern, Bernard Kay, Anthony Quayle, Barbara Jefford, Basil Hoskins, Muriel Pavlow, Laurence Harvey, David King, Timothy Parkes, Raymond Westwell, Geoffrey Bayldon, Peter Duguid - 6 photos and review), THE WOODEN DISH/Phoenix (w.Dorothy Bromiley, Alan Tilvern, Joan Miller, Wilfrid Lawson, Bessie Love - 5 photos and review), SALAD DAYS/Vaudeville (w.Newton Blick, Eleanor Drew, Christine Finn, Yvonne Coulette, Dorothy Reynolds, Pat Heywood, James Cairncross, Michael Heacham, Michael Aldridge, Joe Greig, John Warner, Bob Harris - 5 photos and review); Photos of Rex Harrison, Jacinto Benavente, Stephen Murray, Eileen Herlie, Moira Shearer, Robert Helpmann, Gillian Webb and Peter Woodthorpe in HANNIBAL'S WAY; Features on Michael Benthall (w.photo), Peggy Ashcroft (w.photo), Robert Helpmann (w.photo), John Fernald and The Arts Theatre (w.6 photos), Post-war German Theatre (w.3 photos), Ruth Gordon (w.photo), Troilus And Cressida (w.3 photos), Donald Bradley (w.photo), The Salisbury Playhouse (w.photo); reviews of Relations Are Best Apart, Meet A Body, Light Fantastic, and Cockles and Champagne; reviews from New York, Los Angeles, Chile, Paris, Oslo, Berlin, Switzerland, Brussels, Venice; London Playguide; New Books etc. [32pp, 8.5x11; name on cover, else VG] £4

P&P/Oct 1954: cover-Eric Portman in SEPARATE TABLES [32pp, 8.5x11; spine rubbed, slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Nov 1954: cover-Rex Harrison in BELL BOOK AND CANDLE [32pp, 8.5x11; spine rubbed, slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Dec 1954: cover-Irene Hilda in CAN-CAN [32pp, 8.5x11; spine rubbed, else VG] £4

1955

P&P/Jan 1955: cover-Mary Ure and Paul Scofield in TIME REMEMBERED [32pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, minor rust marks to centre fold, else VG] £4

P&P/Feb 1955: cover-Coral Browne in SIMON AND LAURA [32pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, minor rust marks to centre fold, else VG] (£4) SOLD

P&P/Mch 1955: cover-Joan Greenwood in THE MOON AND THE CHIMNEY [32pp, 8.5x11; spine rubbed, slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Apr 1955: cover-John Neville and Virginia McKenna in RICHARD II (Shakespeare Birthday Number) [32pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, minor rust marks to centre fold, else VG] £4

P&P/May 1955: cover-Alfred Drake in KISMET [32pp, 8.5x11; spine rubbed, slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Jun 1955: cover-Laurence Olivier in TWELFTH NIGHT; Scenes from MY THREE ANGELS (Ronald Shiner, Pamela Frost, Peter Barkworth, George Rose, Cyril Luckham, Elvi Hale, Nigel Stock), THE BAD SEED (Diana Wynyard, Carol Wolveridge, Miriam Karlin), THE LOVERS (Eva Bartok, Sam Wanamaker, Helen Haye), HENRY IV Pts.I & II/Old Vic (Paul Rogers, Rachel Roberts and review), ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL/Stratford (Keith Michell, Ralph Michael, Michael Denison, Joyce Redman, Alan Webb, Rosalind Atkinson and review), TWELFTH NIGHT/Stratford (Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Keith Michell, Angela Baddeley, Alan Webb, William Devlin, Michael Denison, Maxine Audley and review); Portraits of Joan Diener, and Dorothy Tutin in THE LARK, article ('Playing in the Park') and feature on Robert Atkins, Theatre scene in Istambul, Mary Ellis on Eugene O'Neill, Val Gielgud on radio drama, feature on Laurence Olivier (and Vivien Leigh) with photo, Reports from New York, Chile, Europe etc. [28pp, 8.5x11; minor rust marks, else VG] (£5) SOLD

P&P/Jul 1955: cover-Michael Redgrave in TIGER AT THE GATES [28pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, minor rust marks to centre fold, else VG] £4

P&P/Aug 1955: cover-Peggy Ashcroft and John Gielgud in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING [28pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, minor rust marks to centre fold, else VG] £4

P&P/Sep 1955: cover-Edwige Feuillere in LA DAME AUX CAMELIAS [8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

P&P/Oct 1955: cover-Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh in MACBETH; Scenes from THE COUNT OF CLERAMBARD (Clive Brook, Mai Zetterling, Alec McCowen), THE BURNT FLOWER-BED (Leo McKern, Yvonne Mitchell, Esme Percy; dir:Peter Hall), A LIFE IN THE SUN (Rupert Davies, Laurence Hardy, Robert Hardy, Irene Worth), LA DAME AUX CAMELIAS (Edwige Feuillere, Jacques Dacqmine), TITUS ANDRONICUS/Stratford (Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Maxine Audley, Anthony Quayle); Portrait of Mai Zetterling, Article on the Stratford Memorial Theatre, Interview with Peter Brook, Interview with Anthony Quayle and Glen Byam Shaw (6 photos), History of the Stratford Memorial Theatre (7 photos), Feature on Vivien Leigh (with photo of her as Lady Macbeth); Reviews of 11 current productions (including THE BUCCANEER with Kenneth Williams), Reports from New York, Los Angeles etc. [32pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] (£5) SOLD

P&P/Nov 1955: cover-Binnie Hale in THE PUNCH REVUE [28pp, 8.5x11; minor rust marks, back cover creased, else VG] £4

P&P/Dec 1955: cover-Irene Worth and Alec Tilvern in THE QUEEN AND THE REBELS [32pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1956

P&P/Jan 1956: cover-THE PYJAMA GAME [36pp, 8.5x11; spine partially split, slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

P&P/Feb 1956: cover-Richard Burton in HENRY V [20pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] (£4) SOLD

P&P/Mch 1956: cover-Shirl Conway in PLAIN AND FANCY [20pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] (£4) SOLD

P&P/Apr 1956: cover-Jean Vilar and Maria Casares in LE TRIOMPHE DE L'AMOUR [20pp, 8.5x11; else VG] £4

P&P/May 1956: cover-Peggy Ashcroft in THE CHALK GARDEN [36pp, 8.5x11; VG] £4

P&P/Jun 1956: cover-Alec Guinness in HOTEL PARADISO; Scenes from SOUTH SEA BUBBLE/Lyric (w.Vivien Leigh, Arthur Macrae, Ronald Lewis, Eric Philips, Ian Hunter, Alan Webb - 4 photos and review), HOTEL PARADISO/Winter Garden (w.Alec Guinness, Irene Worth, Douglas Byng - 11 photos and review), FANNY/Majestic Theatre, New York (w.Ezio Pinza, Walter Slezak, Florence Henderson - 9 photos), ONE BRIGHT DAY/Apollo (w.Naunton Wayne, Clive Brook, Renee Asherson, Mary Hinton, Derek Farr, Nicolas Tannar, Joby Blanchard - 5 photos), LOOK BACK IN ANGER/Royal Court (w.Kenneth Haigh, Mary Ure - w.photo and review), THE HOUSE BY THE LAKE/Duke of York's (w.Andrew Cruickshank, Paul Lee, Jenny Laird, Flora Robson, Frank Royde, Doreen Morton, Alan MacNaughtan - 5 photos and review), I AM A CAMERA/New Theatre (w.Dorothy Tutin, Michael Gwynn, Robert Cartland, Marianne Deeming, Renee Goddard - 10 photos); Photos of Leslie Caron in GIGI, Emrys James and Pat Sandys in ALBERTINE BY MOONLIGHT/Westminster Theatre, Denholm Elliott, John Van Druten, Robert Atkins (celebrating his fiftieth year in the theatre), Philip Bond, Andre Morell and Leo McKern in BILLY BUDD/Lyric Hammersmith; Features on Robert Helpmann (w.photo), Alec Guinness: The Man In The Rubber Mask (w.2 photos), Wendy Hiller Scrapbook (w.5 photos), and Sybil Thorndike and Lewis Casson on their tour of Australia, India and Africa (w.photo); text of Acts One and Two of I AM A CAMERA by John Van Druten; reviews etc. [36pp, 8.5x11; VG] (£4) SOLD

P&P/Jul 1956: cover-Peter Ustinov in ROMANOFF AND JULIET [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] (£4) SOLD

P&P/Aug 1956: cover-Emlyn Williams as Iago in OTHELLO [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Sep 1956: cover-Perlita Neilson and Diana Wynyard in THE SEAGULL [36pp, 8.5x11; VG] (£4) SOLD

P&P/Oct 1956: cover-Ralph Richardson as TIMON OF ATHENS [36pp, 8.5x11; VG] £4

P&P/Nov 1956: cover-John Gielgud in NUDE WITH VIOLIN; Scenes from THE CHILDREN'S HOUR/Arts Theatre (Patricia Healey, Olive McFarland, Margaret Halstan, Margot van der Burgh, Clare Austin, Gwen Nelson - 4 photos), A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE/Comedy (Anthony Quayle, Brian Bedford, Mary Ure, Megs Jenkins, Ian Bannen - 4 photos and review), THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMA/Saville (Stuart Hutchinson, Anthony Ireland, Ann Todd, Laurence Hardy, Michael Hordern, Paul Daneman, Lewis Casson), TIMON OF ATHENS/Old Vic (Ralph Richardson, Richard Gale, Ingrid Hafner, Paul Curran, Derek Francis, Jacqueline Ellis, Margaret Whiting, Rosemary Webster, Dudley Jones - 6 photos); portrait of Ann Todd; Robert Morley's Scrapbook, article on the National Youth Theatre's first production (of HENRY V), and photo of Richard Hampton (as Henry) with Ralph Richardson and Richard Burton, reviews; text of THE WALTZ OF THE TOREADORS Act 4 by Jean Anouilh [36pp, 8.5x11; cover slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Dec 1956: cover-Janet Pavek and Robert Morley in FANNY [40pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1957

P&P/Jan 1957: cover-John Clements and Kay Hammond in THE WAY OF THE WORLD [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Feb 1957: cover-Robert Helpmann as Shylock at the OLD VIC [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Mch 1957: cover-Donald Wolfit in THE MASTER OF SANTIAGO [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Apr 1957: cover-Edwige Feuillere in LA PARISIENNE [36pp, 8.5x11; VG] £4

P&P/May 1957: cover-Laurence Olivier in THE ENTERTAINER [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] (£6) SOLD

P&P/Jun 1957: cover-Elizabeth Sellars with Tim Seely in TEA AND SYMPATHY; Scenes from LI'L ABNER/New York (Peter Palmer, Tina Louise, Howard St.John, Maureen Hopkins, Sharon Shore, Joe E.Marks, Bern Hoffmann, Stubby Kaye, Edith Adams - 8 photos), THE GLASS CAGE/Piccadilly (Margot Christie, Frank Peddie, Barbara Chilcott, Donald Davis, William Job, Janet Reid, William Needles - 4 photos), THE BALCONY/Arts (Richard Dare, April Olrich, Eric House, Maria Lennard, Derry Nesbitt, Selma Vaz Diaz, Robert Bernal, Alec Mango - 3 photos), DAMN YANKEES/London Coliseum (Bill Kerr, Belita, Ivor Emmanuel, Robert Crane, Edward Devereaux, Robin Hunter, Donald Stewart - 3 photos), SUMMER OF THE SEVENTEENTH DOLL/New (Ethel Gabriel, June Jago, Fenella Maguire, Madge Ryan, Ray Lawler, Kenneth Warren - 10 photos); further photos of John Glen and Elizabeth Sellars in TEA AND SYMPATHY, Robert Helpmann and Barbara Jefford in TITUS ANDRONICUS/Old Vic, Dudley Jones, Keith Michell, John Humphry and John Fraser in THE COMEDY OF ERRORS/Old Vic, Sonia Dresdel and Walter Fitzgerald in THE BEST DAMN LIE, Vittorio Caprioli and Luciano Salce in 3 FROM ROME, and of Muriel Pavlow, Alec Clunes; features on Elizabeth Sellars (w. 2 photos), Tim Seely (w.photo), and New York Theatre (w.4 photos); text of THE HOUSE BY THE LAKE Act 1 by Hugh Mills (with 5 production photos featuring Andrew Cruickshank, Flora Robson, Paul Lee, Jenny Laird, Doreen Morton, Alan MacNaughtan), reviews etc. etc. [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Jul 1957: cover-Alec Clunes and Joan Miller in JULIUS CAESAR [36pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Aug 1957: cover-Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh in TITUS ANDRONICUS; Scenes from RICHARD III/Old Vic (Robert Helpmann, Derek Francis, Paul Domanski, Colin Spaull, Barbara Jefford), WE'RE HAVING A BALL (The Kaye Sisters, Max Bygraves, Joan Regan, The Goofers) and review, THE MAKING OF MOO (George Devine, Joan Plowright, John Osborne, John Moffatt, John Wood, Robert Stephens, Martin Miller) and review, FREE AS AIR (Len Rossiter, Michael Aldridge, Dorothy Reynolds, Patricia Bredin), TITUS ANDRONICUS (Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Anthony Quayle, Alan Webb, Maxine Audley; dir:Peter Brook - 8 photos) and review; 'Personality of the Month' feature on Vivien Leigh (with photo); Article and five informal photos from the European tour of TITUS ANDRONICUS (Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh); Article on the St.James's Theatre (soon to be demolished); Further reviews; Reports from New York (Bert Lahr and Angela Lansbury in HOTEL PARADISO), Paris, Stockholm etc.; text of THE HOUSE BY THE LAKE Act III by Hugh Mills (with 4 production photos) [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] (£6) SOLD

P&P/Sep 1957: cover-Sir John Gielgud with Brian Bedford in THE TEMPEST [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Oct 1957: cover-Robert Helpmann in NEKRASSOV [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Nov 1957: cover-John Neville and Judi Dench in HAMLET [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

P&P/Dec 1957: cover-Nigel Patrick with Miriam Karlin in THE EGG [36pp, 8.5x11; VG] £4

1958

P&P/Jan 1958: cover-Janet Blair in BELLS ARE RINGING [36pp, 8.5x11; spine rubbed, slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Feb 1958: cover-Kay Hammond and Constance Cummings in THE RAPE OF THE BELT [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Mch 1958: cover-John Gielgud and Irene Worth in THE POTTING SHED [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Apr 1958: cover-Norman Wisdom in CHARLEY'S AUNT [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/May 1958: cover-Rex Harrison and Julie Andrews in MY FAIR LADY; Scenes from BREATH OF SPRING/Cambridge Theatre (Athene Seyler, Hazel Hughes, Michael Shepley, Joan Sims - 4 photos and review); SIMPLE SPYMEN/Whitehall (Brian Rix, Andrew Sachs, Leo Franklyn - 4 photos and review); TWELFTH NIGHT/Old Vic (Barbara Jefford, Paul Daneman, Judi Dench, John Neville); dir:Michael Benthall - 8 photos and review); reviews of ROMEO AND JULIET/Stratford (Richard Johnson, Dorothy Tutin), BETH/Apollo, THE CATALYST/Arts, GENTLEMEN'S PASTIME/Players, A RESOUNDING TINKLE and THE HOLE/Royal Court (Nigel Davenport, Sheila Ballantine, Wendy Craig, Robert Stephens, Avril Elgar), dir:William Gaskill; 'Personality of the Month': Michael Gwynn (w.photo), article on MY FAIR LADY with 5 Cecil Beaton designs, 'Tomorrow's Lead': Ian Hendry (w.photo), Opening production at the Belgrade Theatre Coventry - HALF IN EARNEST (w.photo), article on the Moscow Art Theatre; text of THE RAPE OF THE BELT Act 2 by Benn Levy (with 5 production photos) [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

P&P/Jun 1958: cover-Vivien Leigh and Clare Bloom in DUEL OF ANGELS [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £7

P&P/Jul 1958: cover-Michael Redgrave as Hamlet; Scenes from HENRY VIII (Old Vic; John Gielgud, Edith Evans), THE PARTY (Charles Laughton, Albert Finney), feature on Pitlochry, HAMLET/Stratford (Redgrave, Dorothy Tutin), text of Act One of A TASTE OF HONEY (Shelagh Delaney) etc. [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled else VG] £4

P&P/Aug 1958: cover-Richard Johnson in PERICLES, text of Act Two of A TASTE OF HONEY (Shelagh Delaney) etc. [36pp, 8.5x11; VG] £5

P&P/Sep 1958: cover-Keith Michell and Elizabeth Seal in IRMA LA DOUCE [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Oct 1958: cover-Beatrice Lillie in AUNTIE MAME [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Nov 1958: cover-John Pike, Emlyn Williams and Peggy Ashcroft in SHADOW OF HEROES; Scenes from MARY STUART/Old Vic (Irene Worth, Ronald Lewis, Rosalind Atkinson, Catherine Lacey, Derek Francis - 4 photos and review), GARDEN DISTRICT: Something Unspoken and Suddenly Last Summer- Tennessee Williams/Arts Theatre (Beryl Measor, Beatrix Lehmann, Margo Jones, Gwen Nelson, Patricia Neal, Philip Bond, David Cameron - 4 photos and review), LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT/Globe (Anthony Quayle, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Alan Bates, Ian Bannen - 4 photos and review), JEZEBEL/Oxford Playhouse (Hermione Baddeley, Dirk Bogarde, Wendy Hutchinson, Doreen Aris - 4 photos and review), MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING/Stratford (Googie Withers, Michael Redgrave, Richard Johnson, Peter Palmer, Julian Glover, Rachel Kempson, Geraldine McEwan, Cyril Luckham, Anthony Nicholls, Edward Woodward, Donald Eccles - 7 photos); Personality of the Month: Donald Wolfit (w.commentary and photo); Picture of the Month: John Phillips and Michael Hordern in JULIUS CAESAR/Old Vic; Tomorrow's Lead: Frances Cuka (w.photo); features on Peter Wood (w.photo), and C.E.Webber (w.photo); articles on The Method Revisited by Saul Colin (with photo of Saul Colin and Lee Strasberg), and Method Maze by Douglas Powell; reviews, comentary; text of BE GOOD SWEET MAID Act One and part of Act Two by C.E.Webber (with 3 production photos) etc. etc. [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] (£4) SOLD

P&P/Dec 1958: cover-Ken Leroy and Chita Rivera in WEST SIDE STORY [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1959

P&P/Jan 1959: cover-Gladys Cooper and Kay Kendall in THE BRIGHT ONE [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Feb 1959: cover-Lewis Casson and Sybil Thorndike in EIGHTY IN THE SHADE; Scenes from EIGHTY IN THE SHADE (Sybil Thorndike, Lewis Casson, Valerie Taylor, Robert Flemyng - 4 photos), WHO'S YOUR FATHER? (Maurice Denham, Newton Blick, Donald Sinden, May Hallatt - 4 photos), THE BRIGHT ONE (Gladys Cooper, Kay Kendall, Michael Gwynn, Hugh McDermott, Edgar Wreford), MACBETH/Old Vic (Michael Hordern, Beatrix Lehmann, Daniel Thorndike, Derek Francis, Jeremy Kemp, Barrie Ingham, John Phillips, Dennis Chinnery - 7 photos); portrait of Peter Finch and Gerry Jedd in TWO FOR THE SEESAW; features on Strindberg (w.photo), Clemence Dane (w.photo), Sybil Thorndike and Lewis Casson (3 informal photos), Willis Hall (w.photo); reviews; text of FLOWERING CHERRY Act II pt.2 and Act III by Robert Bolt (with 5 production photos) [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Mch 1959: cover-Lea Padovani in THE ROSE TATTOO; Scenes from VALMOUTH (Cleo Laine, Fenella Fielding), Stratford 1959, THE ROSE TATTOO (Lea Padovani, Sam Wanamaker), DANTON'S DEATH (Patrick Wymark), THE LONG AND THE SHORT AND THE TALL (Robert Shaw), TRAVELLER WITHOUT LUGGAGE (Denholm Elliott), text of ALL MY OWN WORK Part 1 (Romilly Cavan) etc. [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Apr 1959: cover-Miles Malleson in SGANARELLE/Old Vic; Scenes from A TASTE OF HONEY (Frances Cuka, Murray Melvin, John Bay, Avis Bunnage - 4 photos and review), Comedie Francaise Season at the Princes Theatre (4 photos), HAMLET/Birmingham Repertory Theatre (Ian Richardson (as Hamlet), Thelma Barlow (as Ophelia), Arthur Pentelow, Marigold Sharman, Clifford Parrish, Mark Kingston - 4 photos), CREDITORS and THE CHEATS OF SCAPIN (Michael Gough, Mai Zetterling, Lyndon Brook, Harold Lang, Peter Sallis, Patrick Wymark - 4 photos and review), SGANARELLE and TARTUFFE/Old Vic (Miles Malleson, Derek Francis, Gerald James, Pauline Jameson, Rosalind Atkinson, Barrie Ingham, Charles West, John Barcroft - 6 photos); photo of Gordon Gostelow, Neil McCallum and Wendy Hutchinson in THE BUSKERS; features on Ernest Thesiger (w.5 character portraits), Paul Robeson (w.photo), 100th Season at Stratford (w.4 photos), Stratford and its Directors: Glen Byam Shaw and Peter Hall; text of ALL MY OWN WORK Act 2 conclusion by Romilly Cavan (with 4 production photos) [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/May 1959: cover-Paul Robeson as Othello; Scenes from LE DINDON (Comedie Francaise), OTHELLO (Paul Robeson, Sam Wanamaker), BRAND (Patrick McGoohan), WOLF'S CLOTHING (Patrick Cargill), CLOWN JEWELS (Crazy Gang), FOOL'S PARADISE (Cicely Courtneidge), THE MAGISTRATE/Old Vic (Michael Hordern, Barrie Ingham), text of THE BUSKERS Act I (Kenneth Jupp) etc. [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] (£4) SOLD

P&P/Jun 1959: cover-Hugh Griffith & Barbara Jefford in THE CENCI; portrait of Edith Evans, Scenes from THE CENCI (Jefford, Griffith), GILT AND GINGERBREAD (John Clements), THE PLEASURE OF HIS COMPANY (Coral Browne, Nigel Patrick), HOW SAY YOU? (A.E.Matthews, Derek Nimmo), CANDIDE (Denis Quilley), THE WORLD OF PAUL SLICKEY (Adrienne Corri, Denis Lotis), text of THE BUSKERS Act II (Kenneth Jupp) etc. [36pp, 8.5x11; VG] £4

P&P/Jul 1959: cover-Charles Laughton as Bottom; Scenes from ORPHEUS DESCENDING (Gary Cockrell, Diane Cilento), The Mermaid, Pitlochry, ULYSSES IN NIGHTTOWN (Zero Mostel), LET THEM EAT CAKE (Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray), CHANGE OF TUNE (Geraldine McEwan), OTHELLO/Stratford (Paul Robeson, Sam Wanamaker), ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL/Stratford (Edith Evans), text of THE HOSTAGE part 1 (Brendan Behan) etc. [36pp, 8.5x11; minor marks on cover, else VG] £4

P&P/Aug 1959: cover-John Neville & Dorothy Tutin in ONCE MORE WITH FEELING; portrait of Margaret Rutherford; illustrated feature on Loudon Sainthill; Scenes from ONCE MORE WITH FEELING (Neville, Tutin), LOCK UP YOUR DAUGHTERS (Richard Wordsworth, Hy Hazell), MARIGOLD (Sally Smith, Jeremy Brett), THE SPLENDID OUTCASTS (Elizabeth Hart), THE COMPLAISANT LOVER (Paul Scofield, Ralph Richardson, Phyllis Calvert), text of THE HOSTAGE part 2 (Brendan Behan) etc. [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Sep 1959: cover-Edith Evans and Laurence Olivier in CORIOLANUS; Scenes from FAREWELL, FAREWELL, EUGENE (Margaret Rutherford, Peggy Mount, Avril Elgar - 3 photos), A RAISIN' IN THE SUN (John Adan, Juanita Moore, Earle Hyman, Olga James, Kim Hamilton, Meredith Edwards - 4 photos), THE RING OF TRUTH (Margaret Johnston, David Tomlinson, Brian Wilde, John Slater, Irene Browne - 5 photos), LOOK AFTER LULU (Vivien Leigh, Meriel Forbes, Anthony Quayle, Max Adrian, George Devine - 4 photos), CORIOLANUS/Stratford (Laurence Olivier, Anthony Nicholls, Julian Glover, Roy Dotrice, Albert Finney, Edith Evans, Harry Andrews, Robert Hardy - 4 photos), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM/Stratford (Charles Laughton, Mary Ure, Ian Holm, Robert Hardy, Edward de Souza, Albert Finney, Vanessa Redgrave, Priscilla Morgan, Michael Blakemore, Julian Glover, Peter Woodthorpe, Donald Eccles - 4 photos); portrait of Flora Robson and Beatrix Lehmann in THE ASPERN PAPERS; feature on Michael Redgrave (w.photo); text of THE PLEASURE OF HIS COMPANY Part 1 by Samuel Taylor (with 4 production photos) etc. [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

P&P/Oct 1959: cover-Vivien Leigh in LOOK AFTER LULU!; Scenes from ONE TO ANOTHER (Beryl Reid, Sheila Hancock, Tony Tanner, Patrick Wymark, Joe Melia, Barbara Evans, Patsy Rowlands, Ray Barrett, Roddy Maude-Roxby - 4 photos), THE ASPERN PAPERS (Michael Redgrave, Pauline Jameson, Beatrix Lehmann, Flora Robson - 4 photos), THE SOUND OF MURDER (Elizabeth Sellars, Terence Longdon, Peter Cushing, Patricia Jessell, Nicholas Meredith, David Jackson - 4 photos), THE DOUBLE DEALER/Old Vic (Miles Malleson, Maggie Smith, Moyra Fraser, Joss Ackland, Alec McCowen, Donald Houston, Ursula Jeans, John Justin, Charles West, John Woodvine, Judi Dench - 7 photos), BREAKSPEAR IN GASCONY/Edinburgh (Claire Isbister, Wilfred Bentley - 2 photos), THE THRIE ESTAITES/Edinburgh (John Cairney, Marjorie Thomson, Bryden Murdoch, Grace McLery, Constance Malley - 2 photos); full-page portrait of Barbara Jefford in AS YOU LIKE IT/Old Vic; Personality of the Month (Sean O'Casey - w.photo); articles on Vivien Leigh - Mistress of Comedy (w.3 photos), The Belgrade Theatre, Coventry (by Bryan Bailey, w.photo) and Oscar Wilde (by Peter Roberts), reviews etc.; text of THE PLEASURE OF HIS COMPANY Act 2 by Samuel Taylor (with 4 production photos) [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] (£5) SOLD

P&P/Nov 1959: cover-Fay Compton as Lady Bracknell; Scenes from ONE MORE RIVER (Paul Rogers, Robert Shaw), Donald Wolfit feature, Dublin Festival Plays, AS YOU LIKE IT (Old Vic; John Justin, Barbara Jefford), THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (Old Vic; Fay Compton, Judi Dench, Alec McCowen, Barbara Jefford), KING LEAR/Stratford (Charles Laughton), PIECES OF EIGHT (Kenneth Williams, Fenella Fielding), COCK A DOODLE DANDY (Wilfred Lawson, Patrick Magee), THE CROOKED MILE (Jack MacGrowan, Millicent Martin), text of ONE MORE RIVER part 1 (Beverley Cross) etc. [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

P&P/Dec 1959: cover-Maggie Smith & John Justin in RICHARD II; Scenes from THE WORLD OF SUZIE WONG (Tsai Chin, Gary Raymond - 3 photos), THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST/Old Vic (Fay Compton, Judi Dench, Alec McCowen, Barbara Jefford - 4 photos), ROLLO (Leo McKern - 5 photos), THE MARRIAGE-GO-ROUND (John Clements, Kay Hammond - 4 photos), THE EDWARDIANS (Jeremy Brett, Athene Seyler, Ernest Thesiger - 4 photos), MAKE ME AN OFFER/Stratford East (Daniel Massey - 3 photos), ROSMERSHOLM/Royal Court (Eric Porter, Peggy Ashcroft - 4 photos); scene from KOOKABURRA with Maggie Fitzgibbon; illustrated feature on Disley Jones (w.7 designs and photo); text of ONE MORE RIVER part 2 by Beverley Cross (w.4 production photos) etc. [36pp, 8.5x11; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

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