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1980

P&P/Jan 1980: cover-Paul Scofield in AMADEUS [52pp, 8.4x10.8; VG] £5

P&P/Feb 1980: cover-John Shrapnel and Celia Gregory in THE GREEKS [52pp, 8.4x10.8; VG] £5

P&P/March 1980: cover-Julia McKenzie and Keith Michell in ON THE 20TH CENTURY [52pp, 8.4x10.8; VG] £5

P&P/Apr 1980: cover-Jill Bennett and Jonathan Price in HAMLET; Scenes from THE DRESSER (w.Freddie Jones, Tom Courtenay - photo and review), MAKE AND BREAK (w.Prunella Scales, Leonard Rossiter - 3 photos and review), SCHOOLDAYS (w.Ian Lavender, Graeme Garden - photo and review), HAMLET/Royal Court (w.Jonathan Price, Jill Bennett, Michael Elphick, Simon Chandler, Harriet Walter - 5 photos), OTHELLO/National (w.Paul Scofield, Michael Bryant, Felicity Kendal - 3 photos), THE LADY FROM DUBUQUE/New York (w.Irene Worth, Earle Hyman - 3 photos and feature); photos of Ralph Richardson and Rosemary Martin in EARLY DAYS/National, and Ken Bones and Karl Johnson in THE DRUM MAJOR/Foco Novo; interview with Michael Gough (w.2 photos); Features on Alan Strachan and the Greenwich Theatre (w.8 photos), Andrei Serban (w.3 photos), Actors' Co-operatives (w.2 photos), Arrivals and Departures in New York (w.3 photos); text of ROSE Act 2 by Andrew Davies (with 2 production photos), reviews etc. [52pp, 8.4x11; VG] £5

P&P/May 1980: cover-Paul Jerricho and Royce Ryton in THE OTHER SIDE OF THE SWAMP; Scenes from MOTHERDEAR (w.Margaret Lockwood, Polly James - photo and review), SEASCAPE (w.Pamela Lane, Patrick Westwood, John Abbott, Karen Archer - photo and review), SISTERLY FEELINGS/National (w.Stephen Moore, Anna Carteret, Penelope Wilton, Simon Callow, Selina Cadell, Greg Hicks, Andrew Cruickshank - 4 photos), BLOOD BLACK/Royal Exchange, Manchester (w.Clare Higgins, Alan McMahon - photo and review); photo of Christopher Neame, Martin Sadler, Peter Birch, Hywel Bennett and David Wood in TERRA NOVA/Chichester; Features on The Nimrod Theatre/Australia (6 photos), Acts Of Love - the New York Scene (2 photos), The John Antrobus season at the Gate Theatre Club; text of QUANTRILL IN LAWRENCE Act 1 by Bernard Pomerance (with production photo), reviews etc. [44pp, 8.4x11; VG] £5

P&P/Jun 1980: cover-Ben Kingsley, David Threlfall and William Maxwell in NICHOLAS NICKLEBY; Scenes from HAMLET/RSC (w.Michael Pennington, Tom Wilkinson - 1 photo), NICHOLAS NICKLEBY/RSC (w.Roger Rees, Timothy Spall, Ben Kingsley, David Threlfall, Edward Petherbridge, Susanne Bertish, Graham Crowden, Lila Kaye, Jane Downs, Susan Littler - 6 photos), THE MAID'S TRAGEDY-Beaumont and Fletcher/RSC (w.John Bowe, Corinna Seddon, Carol Royle, Catherine Riding, Rob Edwards, Tom Wilkinson, Sinead Cusack - 5 photos and review), SWEENEY TODD (w.Denis Quilley, Sheila Hancock, Michael Staniforth, Dilys Watling, John Aron - 5 photos), CLOTHES FOR A SUMMER HOTEL-Tennessee Williams/New York (w.Kenneth Haigh, Geraldine Page, David Canary - 2 photos and review), I OUGHT TO BE IN PICTURES-Neil Simon/New York (w.Ron Liebman, Dinah Manoff, Joyce Van Patten - photo and review), HEARTBREAK HOUSE and LORD ARTHUR SAVILLE'S CRIME (w.Anthony Quayle, Honor Blackman, Mel Martin, Barbara Murray - 2 photos and review); Reviews of SISTERLY FEELINGS/NT, TERRA NOVA/Chichester, EDUCATING RITA/RSC (w.photo), SEDUCED/Royal Court, TOMFOOLERY (w.photo), HAY FEVER, UBU, LIVINGSTONE AND SECHELE (w.photo), JULIUS CAESAR/Riverside, THE LAST OF MRS CHEYNEY/Chichester, ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST, THE STREETS OF LONDON, SIGNALS FROM THE FRONTIER: 'Sara' and 'Men', NIGHT MUST FALL (w.Chili Bouchier - 1 photo); Interview with Freddie Jones (w.1 photo); Features on 'The contemporary Scottish theatre scene': Enterprise in search of financial support and Student Drama Festival: Student Jamboree (w.3 photos); text of QUANTRILL IN LAWRENCE Act 2 by Bernard Pomerance etc. etc. [44pp, 8.4x11; VG] £5

1981

P&P/Oct 1981: cover-Sylvia "Kuumba" Wiliams in ONE MO' TIME [68pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Nov 1981: cover-Dinsdale Landen in ON THE RAZZLE [108pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Dec 1981: cover-The Pickle Family Circus at The Roundhouse [64pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

1982

P&P/Jan 1982: cover-The Oresteia at The National Theatre [56pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Feb 1982: cover-Felicity Kendall and Leigh Lawson in THE SECOND MRS TANQUERAY [48pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Mch 1982: cover-Richard Pasco and Barbara Leigh-Hunt in LA RONDE [48pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Apr 1982: cover-Penelope Keith and Trevor Peacock in HOBSON'S CHOICE [48pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/May 1982: cover-Julia McKenzie in GUYS AND DOLLS; Scenes from MACBETH/RSC at Stratford (w.Bob Peck, Sarah Kestelman, David Waller, Clive Wood, Josette Simon, Katy Behean, Christine Kavanagh, Penelope Beaumont, Jeremey Sullivan, Michael Maloney - 4 photos and review), UNDERNEATH THE ARCHES/Prince of Wales (w.Roy Hudd, Peter Glaze, Billy Gray, Joe Black, Tommy Godfrey, Christopher Timothy, Don Smoothey - 3 photos and review), GUYS AND DOLLS/NT (w.Julie Covington, Bob Hoskins, Julia McKenzie - 5 photos and review), LITTLE FOXES/Victoria Palace (w.Elizabeth Taylor - photo and review), SEASON'S GREETINGS/Greenwich (w.Barbara Ferris, Christopher Strauli - photo and review), ANOTHER COUNTRY/Queens (w.David William, Piers Flint-Shipman, Rupert Everett, David Parfitt - photo and review); Reviews of FUNNY TURNS/King's Head, JAMES JOYCE AND THE ISRAELITES/Lyric Studio, THE ASSASSIN/Greenwich; Features on Glenda Jackson (w.3 photos), Julia McKenzie (w.photo), Philip Prowse (w.2 photos), Michael Billington (w.photo), The Theatre Royal, Plymouth (w.sketch); New York Report (w.3 photos: Matthew Broderick, Harvey Fierstein and Estelle Getty in TORCH SONG TRILOGY/Actor's Playhouse, Bernadette Peters and Christine Baranski in SALLY AND MARSHA/Manhattan Theatre Club, and Bob Gunton and Don Scardino in HOW I GOT THAT STORY/Westside Arts); London Playguide; Playbills; Newsletters from the Regions: Oxford, Glasgow, Bristol; Regional Guide; Report on the Adelaide Festival; Green Room by John Elsom (w.photo); Europe Newsletters: Munich (w.photo of MERLIN OR THE WASTELAND/Munich Kammersiele), Dublin, Venice; New Books etc. [48pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] (£5) SOLD

P&P/Jun 1982: cover-Marti Webb in SONG AND DANCE [48pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Jul 1982: cover-Joan Plowright in CAVELL; Scenes from THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE/Drury Lane (w.Tim Curry - 3 photos and review), VALMOUTH/Chichester (w.Judy Campbell, Fenella Fielding, Jane Wenham, Bertice Reading, Robert Helpmann - 3 photos and review), UNCLE VANYA/Lyttelton (w.Michael Bryant, Dinsdale Landen, Patti Love, Madoline Thomas - 3 photos and review), ON THE ROCKS/Chichester (w.Keith Michell, Jean Marsh, Paul Hardwick, Aubrey Woods, Lockwood West, Catherine Harrison, Mark Wynter - 3 photos and review), A COAT OF VARNISH/Haymarket (w.Dulcie Gray, Peter Barkworth, Anthony Quayle - 3 photos and review), THE UNDERSTANDING/Strand (w.Ralph Richardson, Sylvestra Le Touzel - photo and review), BERENICE/Lyric Studio, Hammersmith (w.Sheila Gish, Martyn Stanbridge - photo and review), CLAP TRAP/Boulevard (w.Tony Sibbald, Don Fellows, Harry Ditson - photo and review); Reviews of THE JEWELLER'S SHOP/Westminster, DEAR LIAR/Mermaid, IT'S ALL BED BOARD AND CHURCH/Riverside, and IN THE SEVENTH CIRCLE/New Half Moon; Reports from Hull (w.photo of THE SABRE-TOOTH CURRICULUM), Scotland, New York (w.photos of Zoe Caldwell and Judith Anderson in MEDEA, and Lonny Price, Zakes Mokae and Danny Glover in MASTER HAROLD); Articles: Acting Is Not Enough: interview with Joan Plowright (w.5 photos: as St Joan/NT, Sonya in UNCLE VANYA/NT, Arkadina in THE SEAGULL/Lyric, Dorine in TARTUFFE/Old Vic, and in BRITANNIA HOSPITAL/film), New Blood for the Ensembles: interview with Adrian Noble and Richard Eyre (w.2 photos), Behind The Fringe: interview with Dan Crawford and Adrian Shergold, Critic as Questioner by Benedict Nightingale, Green Room by Peter Nichols (w.photo); London Playguide, Plays running, Regional Guide, New Books, New Records etc. [48pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] (£5) SOLD

P&P/Aug 1982: cover-Paul Jones in THE BEGGAR'S OPERA [48pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Sep 1982: cover-Dennis Waterman in WINDY CITY; Scenes from KING LEAR/Stratford (w.Michael Gambon, Antony Sher, Jenny Agutter, Sara Kestelman, Alice Krige - 6 photos and review), Edward Bond's LEAR/Stratford (w.Bob Peck, Jenny Agutter, Sara Kestelman, Mark Rylance - 2 photos and review), DANTON'S DEATH/National (w.Brian Cox, John Normington, Anthony Higgins, Elizabeth Bell, Clare Clifford - 4 photos and review), WINDY CITY (w.Dennis Waterman, Amanda Redman, Bob Sessions, Matt Zimmerman, Victor Spinetti, Anton Rodgers - 3 photos and review), CAVELL/Chichester (w.Joan Plowright, Nigel Stock - 3 photos and review), A DOLL'S HOUSE/RSC (w.John Franklyn-Robbins, Cheryl Campbell - photo and review), ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL/RSC (w.Peggy Ashcroft, Philip Franks - photo and review), INSIGNIFICANCE/Royal Court (w.Larry Lamb, Judy Davis - photo and review), THE TWIN RIVALS/RSC (w.Mike Gwilym, Dexter Fletcher - photo and review); interview with John Bury about his career (2 photos), Feature on Judi Dench's plan to join the National Theatre (w.6 photos); reviews, newsletters, book reviews etc. [48pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Oct 1982: cover-Tom Courtenay in ANDY CAPP [48pp, 8.25x11.75; light vertical bend, else VG] £5

P&P/Nov 1982: cover-Judi Dench in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Dec 1982: cover-Jane Carr in POPPY [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

1983

P&P/Jan 1983: cover-Roger Rees and Felicity Kendal in THE REAL THING; Reviews and photos of MAN AND SUPERMAN (Peter O'Toole, Lisa Harrow, Joyce Carey), WAY UPSTREAM (James Laurenson, Tony Haygarth, Susan Fleetwood), THE REAL THING (Roger Rees, Felicity Kendal); Plays and Players 1982 Awards, Max Stafford-Clark and the Royal Court, Europe Newsletters, New York report; photo of Beryl Reid in THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL etc. [52pp, 8.3x11.75; VG] (£5) SOLD

P&P/Feb 1983: cover-Beryl Reid in THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL [52pp, 8.3x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Mch 1983: cover-Diana Quick in A MAP OF THE WORLD [52pp, 8.3x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Apr 1983: cover-Rex Harrison in HEARTBREAK HOUSE [48pp, 8.3x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/May 1983: cover-Michael Hordern in THE RIVALS [52pp, 8.3x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Jun 1983: cover-Barbara Dickson in BLOOD BROTHERS; Scenes from THE RIVALS/National (w.Michael Hordern, Geraldine McEwan, Tim Curry, Niall Buggy, Fiona Shaw, Anne Louise Lambert, Patrick Ryecart - 5 photos and review), RUN FOR YOUR WIFE (w.Bernard Cribbins, Peter Blake, Richard Briers, Carol Hawkins - 3 photos and review), BLOOD BROTHERS (w.Barbara Dickson, Wendy Murray, Andrew Schofield - 3 photos and review), JULIUS CAESAR/RSC (w.Joseph O'Conor, Peter McEnery, Gemma Jones, John Dicks, Emrys James - 3 photos and review), EDMUND KEAN (w.Ben Kingsley - photo and review), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM/National (w.Robert Stephens, Susan Fleetwood - 2 photos and review), THIS THING CALLED LOVE (w.Jennie Linden, David Kernan, John Moffatt, Anna Dawson - photo and review); large photo of Maxmillian Schell as Redl in A PATRIOT FOR ME/Royal Court (1965); Features on Alan Bates and his return to the stage (w.photo), the playwright Nick Darke (w.photo), David Rudkin and his translation of PEER GYNT for the RSC (w.2 photos), Monstrous Regiment and Mrs.Worthington's Daughters (photos of Mary McCusker, Anne Engel, and of VINEGAR TOM w.Roger Allam, Sue Todd and Mary McCusker), The Humana Festival of New American Plays/Louisville (5 photos); newsletters, reviews etc. [52pp, 8.3x11.75; VG] (£5) SOLD

P&P/Jul 1983: cover-Alan Bates in A PATRIOT FOR ME [52pp, 8.3x11.75; front cover creased, else VG] £4

P&P/Aug 1983: cover-Peter Ustinov in BEETHOVEN'S TENTH [52pp, 8.3x11.75; front cover creased, else VG] £4

P&P/Sep 1983: cover-John Mills in LITTLE LIES [56pp, 8.3x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Oct 1983: cover-Glenda Jackson in GREAT AND SMALL [56pp, 8.3x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Nov 1983: cover-Jane Lapotaire in DEAR ANYONE [40pp, 8.3x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Dec 1983: cover-Penelope Keith in HAY FEVER [48pp, 8.3x11.75; VG] £5

1984

P&P/Jan 1984: cover-Laurence Olivier in THE PARTY; Scenes from BLONDEL (w.photo and review), MASTER HAROLD AND THE BOYS (w.photo and review), THE GRASS WIDOW (w.photo and review), LOVERS DANCING (w.Colin Blakely, Paul Eddington - photo and review), SISTER MARY IGNATIUS EXPLAINS IT ALL FOR YOU (w.Maria Aitken - 4 photos and review), CUSTOM OF THE COUNTRY (w.Sara Kestelman, Paul Webster - 2 photos and review), POPPY (w.Geoffrey Hutchings - 2 photos and review), THE RELAPSE/Lyric Hammersmith (w.Simon Callow, Chas Bryer - photo and review); Biggins At Large, Interview with Caryl Churchill (w.2 photos of TOP GIRLS), 1974 Performance Diary of THE PARTY (w.Laurence Olivier - his last performance at the National) by Clive Merrison, Feature on Ray Cooney's Theatre of Comedy (w.8 photos), Plays and Players 1983 Awards (w.commentary by the 21 critics involved), West End and Regional Theatre Guide (w.19 photos) etc. [48pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] (£5) SOLD

P&P/Feb 1984: cover-MUSICALS; Scenes from SUFFICIENT CARBOHYDRATE (w.Dinsdale Landen - photo and review), THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL/Duke of York's (w.photo and review), PETER PAN/RSC (Mark Rylance - photo and review), HELLO DOLLY/Prince of Wales (w.photo and review), CINDERELLA/National (Janet Dibley - photo and review), JEAN SEGERG/National (w.photo and review); Features on Melvin Bragg and THE HIRED MAN (w.2 photos), Hype and American Musicals by Steven Colby (w.11 photos), The British Musical by Jim Hiley (w.11 photos), The Glagow Citz by Michael Coveney (w.7 photos); Part Two of Clive Merrison's rehearsal diary for THE PARTY (1974) w.Laurence Olivier, Biggins At Large (editorial by Christopher Biggins), New York Notes, reviews etc. [48pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Mch 1984: cover-Simon Callow in AMADEUS [48pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Apr 1984: cover-Sir John Gielgud [48pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/May 1984: cover-Jeffrey Daniel in STARLIGHT EXPRESS [48pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Jun 1984: cover-Orwell at The National Theatre [56pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Jul 1984: cover-Claudette Colbert and Rex Harrison in AREN'T WE ALL? [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Aug 1984: cover-Clare Leach in 42ND STREET [48pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Sep 1984: cover-Al Pacino and J J Johnston in AMERICAN BUFFALO [48pp, 8.25x11.7; light vertical bend, else VG] £5

P&P/Oct 1984: cover-THE NATIONAL THEATRE'S 21ST BIRTHDAY; Scenes from HAMLET/RSC (w.Roger Rees, Frances Barber, Brian Blessed - 3 photos and review), THE DEVILS/RSC (w.Peter McEnery, Joseph O'Conor, Clyde Pollitt, Estelle Kohler, Mark Dignam - 2 photos and review), TWELFTH NIGHT/RSC (w.Gemma Jones, Stephen Moore, Emrys James, Joanne Pearce - 2 photos and review), A NEW WAY TO PAY OLD DEBTS/RSC (w.Emrys James, Miles Anderson - 2 photos and review), FALL/Hampstead (w.Cecily Hobbs, Gwen Watford, Julie Covington, Sylvestra le Touzel - 2 photos and review), THE PARTY/RSC (w.Ian McDiarmid - photo and review), THE RAT IN THE SKULL/Royal Court (w.Brian Cox - photo and review), A CREDIT TO THE FORCE/National Youth Theatre (w.Damian Segrave, Steven Payne - photo and review), A FRIEND INDEED/Shaftesbury (w.Derek Nimmo, Moira Lister, Geoffrey Palmer - photo and review), THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD/Riverside (w.Frank Grimes - photo and review), BUTLEY/Fortune (w.John Nettles, Eric Carte, Jeff Rawle - photo and review); Brief articles on The National Theatre by Nicholas de Jongh, Sir Harold Hobson, Sheridan Morley, Dame Peggy Ashcroft, Robert Warden, David Hare and Jane Lapotaire; Tribute to Richard Burton, 1925-1984 (w.6 excellent photos); Features on Don and Susannah Fellowes (w. two photos), Tom Stoppard's career so far by John Russell Taylor (w.5 photos), Beryl Reid (interview with Al Senter w.photo), Edinburgh Festival 1984 (w.5 photos); interview with Tom Stoppard about ROUGH CROSSING/National, interviews with Howard Davies, Hanif Kureishi and Judi Dench on the new RSC MOTHER COURAGE (w.photo); New York News, reviews etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Nov 1984: cover-Judi Dench [48pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Dec 1984: cover-Glenda Jackson; Scenes from MOTHER COURAGE/RSC at Barbican (w.Judi Dench, Stephen Moore, Trevor Peacock - 3 photos and review), THE HIRED MAN/Astoria (w.Paul Clarkson, Julia Hills - 2 photos and review), FOOL FOR LOVE/NT (w.Julie Walters, Ian Charleson - photo and review), BREAKING THE SILENCE/RSC at Barbican (w.Richard Garnett, Gemma Jones, Daniel Massey, Campbell Morrison, Juliet Stevenson - photo and review), TRAMWAY ROAD/Lyric Hammersmith (w.Freddie Jones, Richard E Grant - photo and review), ROUGH CROSSING/NT (w.John Standing, Sheila Gish, Andrew Wadsworth, Niall Buggy, Michael Kitchen - photo and review), BLOODY POETRY/Hampstead (w.Fiona Shaw, Valentine Pelka - photo and review), AN HONOURABLE TRADE/Royal Court (w.Richard Wilson, Felicity Dean - photo and review), TWO INTO ONE/Shaftesbury (w.Donald Sinden, Michael Williams, Lionel Jeffries - photo and review), TOP PEOPLE/Ambassadors (w.Nina Botting - photo and review), LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST/RSC at Stratford (w.Frances Barber, Edward Petherbridge, Roger Rees, Josette Simon - 2 photos and review), GREAT EXPECTATIONS/Royal Exchange, Manchester (w.Avril Elgar, Michael Mueller, Amanda Donohoe - 2 photos and review), ORWELL'S ENGLAND/Triangle, Birmingham (photo and review), BARNUM/Opera House, Manchester (w.Michael Crawford - photo and review); Reviews of SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER/NT and STEPPING OUT/Duke of York's; Features on Charles Wood (w.4 photos), Greg Hicks (w.photo), Michael Frayn (w.3 photos), Glenda Jackson and PHEDRE (w.5 photos), Melvyn Bragg's biography of Laurence Olivier (w.photo), Sir Charles Hawtrey, Christina Reid (w.photo), Gregory Floy (w.photo as Hastings in SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER/NT on Tour); Interview with Dora Bryan on SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER/NT on Tour (w.photo as Mrs Hardcastle); West End Theatre Guide, Report from Scotland, Regional Guide, New York News (w.2 photos: Bill Cwikowski and John Danelle in SPLIT SECOND, and BALM IN GILEAD), News, Books etc. [48pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] (£5) SOLD

1985

P&P/Jan 1985: cover-Ian McKellen in CORIOLANUS; Scenes from PHEDRE/Old Vic (w.Glenda Jackson, Gerard Murphy - 3 photos and review), OF MICE AND MEN (w.Lou Hirsch, Clive Mantle, Susan Penhaligon - 3 photos and review), TRUMPETS AND RASPBERRIES (w.Griff Rhys Jones - photo and review), THE POPE'S WEDDING/Royal Court (photo and review), EXTREMITIES (w.Helen Mirren, Kevin McNally, Marty Cruickshank - photo and review), THE ANCIENT MARINER/National Theatre (w.Michael Bryant - photo and review), ANNIE WOBBLER (w.Nichola McAuliffe - 3 photos and review), KEY TO THE WORLD (w.Dulice Leicier, Glyn Owen - photo and review), THE VOYSEY INHERITANCE (w.Bill Wallis, Peter Copley - photo and review); Features on Peter Copley (now nearly 70) and his life in the theatre (w.3 photos), Miriam Margolyes as Gertrude Stein, British and American Equity; Felix Barker on A.L.Rowse's modernised Shakespeare texts, Derek Nimmo's SEE HOW THEY RUN in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore (w.2 photos), Ten Years of Joint Stock (w.3 photos); the London Theatre Critics' Awards 1984, New York News, reviews etc. [56pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £4

P&P/Feb 1985: cover-Richard Eyre and Rick Mayall; Scenes from CORIOLANUS/National (w.Ian McKellen, Irene Worth, Greg Hicks - 4 photos and review), SAVED/Royal Court (w.Gerard Horan, Adrian Dunbar - photo and review), THE SECRET DIARY OF ADRIAN MOLE AGED 13 3/4 (w.David Riley, Simon Schatzberger, Mandy Travis, Nigel Bennett - photo and review), THE WIZ (w.Earlene Bentley - photo and review), FEIFFER'S AMERICA (w.Lynn Seymour - photo and review), THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO/Croydon Warehouse (photo and review), KISSING GOD/Hampstead (w.Anton Lesser, Kate Lock - photo and review), GERTRUDE STEIN AND A COMPANION/Bush (w.Miriam Margolyes, Natasha Morgan - photo and review); A Knight At The Theatre: John Gielgud on Curtain Calls (w.large photograph); Painting The Stage Pt.1 (Fine Arts and Theatre Design) by John Russell Taylor (w.4 illustrations); Richard Eyre and Rik Mayall on the new production of THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR/National Theatre (w.3 photos); Features on Lindsay Kemp (w.2 photos), Report from Off-Broadway (w.7 photos), Anthony Hopkins's return to the British stage (w.photo), Stephen Moore (w.photo); reviews etc. [48pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Mch 1985: cover-Charlton Heston in THE CAINE MUTINY [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Apr 1985: cover-Roger Rees in HAMLET [48pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/May 1985: cover-Felicity Kendal in JUMPERS [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Jun 1985: cover-Edward Bond; Scenes from AS YOU LIKE IT/RSC (w.Juliet Stevenson, Fiona Shaw - photo and review), OLD TIMES/Haymarket (w.Liv Ullman, Nicola Pagett, Michael Gambon - 2 photos and review), PHILISTINES/RSC (w.Anna Calder-Marshall, Sean Baker - photo and review), JUMPERS/Aldwych (w.Felicity Kendal - photo and review), SPELL NO.7/Donmar (w.Dulice Leicier - photo and review), THE SEAGULL/Lyric Hammersmith (w.John Hurt, Samantha Eggar - photo and review), MARTINE/NT (w.Wendy Morgan, Jessica Turner - photo and review), INTERMEZZO/Greenwich (review), HAMLET/RSC (w.Roger Rees, Kenneth Branagh - photo and review), THE PARTY/RSC (w.Ian McDiarmid - photo and review), IN TIMES LIKE THESE/Bristol Old Vic (w.Greta Scacchi, Tim Woodward - photo and review), THE WEAVERS/Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh (review), THE CENCI/Bristol New Vic (w.Philip Bretherton, Leonie Mellinger, Ursula Mohan - photo and review), THE SEVEN YEAR ITCH/Albery (review), THE ROAD TO MECCA/NT (w.Bob Peck, Yvonne Bryceland - review); Features on Rick Mayall in THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR/NT (w.illustration), Humana Festival of New American Plays (w.5 photos), Floosies and their Fops (actresses in the theatre of the Restoration), Hull Truck Company (w.7 photos), Howard Brenton and David Hare's PRAVDA (Anthony Hopkins, Richard Hope, Miranda Foster, Tim McInnery - 2 photos), New Half Moon Theatre (2 photos), Dame Lilian Braithwaite (w.photo), Margaret Rutherford (w.photo); Interviews with Edward Bond (w.2 photos), David Suchet (w.2 photos); photos of Sian Thomas in PAMELA, Clarke Peters in GUYS AND DOLLS, Anton Rodgers in TWO INTO ONE; West End and Regional Theatre Guide, New Books, New York News etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Jul 1985: cover-Alan Bates and Frances de la Tour in THE DANCE OF DEATH [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Aug 1985: cover-Antony Sher in RED NOSES [56pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Sep 1985: cover-Donald Sinden in THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL; Reviews and photos of MUTINY! (David Essex, Frank Finlay), SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH (Lauren Bacall), THE DUCHESS OF MALFI (Ian McKellen), RED NOSES(Antony Sher, Peter Eyre), BENGAL LANCER (Tim Pigott-Smith), THE PHILANTHROPIST/Chichester (Edward Fox, John Wells), DESTINY (Stephen Marcus, Sally Armstrong), LOVE'S LABOUR LOST/RSC, DREAMPLAY/RSC (Penny Downie, Simon Templeman, Cecile Paoli, Paul Gregory), THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL (Donald Sinden, Charles Kay), LULU UNCHAINED (Hugh Barnam, Rena Vets), CALIFORNIA DOG FIGHT (John Shrapnel, Daniel Webb), STRIPPERS (Jackie Lye), MARY, AFTER THE QUEEN (Niamh Cusack), WHO'S A LUCKY BOY? (Michael Mueller), BILOXI BLUES (Matthew Broderick); Exhibition of David Hockney's stage designs (4 photos), Sam Wanamaker's Globe Theatre, Foco Novo (6 photos), Al Hirschfeld (5 cartoons) etc. [48pp, 8.3x10.9; VG] £5

P&P/Oct 1985: cover-Beryl Reid in GIGI [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Nov 1985: cover-Ben Kingsley in OTHELLO [56pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Dec 1985: cover-Denis Quilley and Susannah York in FATAL ATTRACTION; Scenes from TORCH SONG TRILOGY (w.Antony Sher, Ian Sears, Rupert Frazer - photo and review), THE METROPOLITAN MIKADO/Festival Hall (w.Martin Smith, Rosemary Ashe - photo and review), LES MISERABLES/RSC (w.Michael Ball, Frances Ruffelle, Alun Armstrong - 3 photos and review), THE GRACE OF MARY TRAVERSE/Royal Court (w.Janet McTeer, Pam Ferris - photo and review), THE DELIBERATE DEATH OF A POLISH PRIEST (w.Derek Newark, Jim Broadbent, Stuart Wilson, Roger Lloyd Pack - photo and review), THE GREAT WHITE HOPE/Tricycle (w.Hugh Quarshie, Barry Jackson - photo and review), DOWNCHILD, CRIMES IN HOT COUNTRIES and THE CASTLE/RSC (w.Harriet Walter, Paul Freeman, Ian McDiarmid - 3 photos and review), ARSENIC AND OLD LACE/Glasgow Citizens (w.Patrick Hannaway, Derwent Watson - photo and review), THE GENIUS/Leeds Playhouse (w.Juliette Grassby, Terence Booth - photo and review), AIRBASE/Oxford Playhouse (w.Greta Scacchi, William Hoyland - photo and review), THE NUTCRACKER SUITE (w.Billy McColl - photo and review), MACBETH/Leicester Haymarket (w.Julie Walters, Bernard Hill - photo and review); Features on Orson Welles (w.2 photos), Felix Topolski Exhibition/National Theatre (w.6 illustrations), World Theatre of Amateur Theatre/Monaco (w.photo), the newly-reopened Winchester Theatre Royal (w.2 photos), Gladys Cooper (w.2 photos); Interview with Connie Booth and Miranda Richardson about EDMOND (David Mamet)/Royal Court (w.2 photos), Interview with Jimmy Thompson and Matthew Kelly on being a Dame in Panto (w.2 photos), New York News, reviews etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

1986

P&P/Jan 1986: cover-Anthony Hopkins [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Feb 1986: cover-Lindsay Duncan and Alan Rickman in LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES; Features on THE CHERRY ORCHARD/NT (w.Ian McKellen, Claire Moore, Hugh Lloyd, Sheila Hancock, Eleanor Bron, Roy Kinnear, Laurence Rudic - 3 photos and review), LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES/RSC (w.Alan Rickman, Juliet Stevenson, Lindsay Duncan, Fiona Shaw - 4 photos and review), LOVE FOR LOVE/NT (w.Michael Bryant, Amanda Redman, Tim Curry, Sally Dexter - 2 photos and review), DOWN AN ALLEY FILLED WITH CATS (w.Adam Faith - review), PETER PAN/Aldwych (w.Bonny Langford, Joss Ackland - 2 photos and review), MELONS/RSC (w.Mary Miller, Ben Kingsley - photo and review), THE SPANISH BAWD/Glasgow Citz (photo and review), DEATH OF A SALESMAN/Royal Exchange (w.Carmen Rodriguez, Trevor Peacock - photo and review), THE PUDDOCK AN' THE PRINCESS/Traverse (review), JUST SO/Plymouth (review), TYPHOID MARY/Bristol (w.Brenda Fricker, Raymond Murtagh - photo and review), THE SNOW QUEEN / CHARLEY'S AUNT/Birmingam Rep (review); portraits of Lindsay Duncan, Ian McKellen, Timberlake Wertenbaker, Judith Rosenbauer; Features on Diana Quick (w.photo), ATC - the Actors Touring Company (w.7 photos), Spalding Gray (w.2 photos), Malcolm Ranson (w.photo), Jane Asher (w.photo), Simon Jones (w.2 photos), Kevin Cahill - NT Education Officer (w.photo), Vivien Leigh (w.photo), Judith Rosenbauer's cafe theatre in Frankfurt (w.photo); Articles: Slipping Grip (the opposition to Equity) by Irving Wardle, Writers' Houses (value of being a writer-in-residence) by Debbie Wolfe, Radio Drama by Malcolm Hay, report on Tom Stoppard's Cambridge Darwin Lecture; Letters, Billboard, Theatre Quiz, New York News, New Books, West End and Regional Theatre Guide etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Mch 1986: cover-Peter O'Toole in THE APPLE CART; Scenes from BLITHE SPIRIT (w.Jane Asher, Simon Cadell, Marcia Warren, Joanna Lumley - 4 photos and review), BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS/National (w.Steven Mackintosh, Harry Towb, Robin Glenister, Alison Fiske, Frances de la Tour - 3 photos and review), WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN/Royal Court (w.Joanne Whalley, Nigel Davenport, Stevan Rimkus, Maggie Steed - 2 photos and review), NICHOLAS NICKLEBY/RSC (w.Michael Siberry, Jane Carr, Eve Pearce, Raymond Platt, Frances Cuka, Allan Hendrick, John Carlisle - 4 photos and review), PHILISTINES/RSC (w.Lesley Manville, Margery Mason, Clive Russell, Mark Dignam, David Burke, Fiona Shaw - 2 photos and review), THE LIGHT ROUGH/Hampstead (w.Alfred Lynch, Heather Canning, Tony Selby - 2 photos and review), PRIDE AND PREJUDICE/Old Vic (w.Tessa Peake-Jones, James Warwick - photo and review), HAMLET/National (w.Tim McInnerny - photo and review), THE LOWER DEPTHS/Birmingham (w.Sylvester Williams, Joy Lemoine - photo and review), ROSS/Plymouth (w.Simon Ward, Ernest Clark - photo and review), BALLEGANGAIRE/Donmar (w.Siobhan McKenna - photo and review), AS YOU LIKE IT/Royal Exchange (w.Janet McTeer, Suzanne Burden, James Wilby - 2 photos and review), FRIENDS AND LOVERS/Glasgow Citizens' (photo and review), THE PERSECUTION AND ASSASSINATION OF MARAT AS PERFORMED BY THE INMATES OF THE CHARENTON ASYLUM UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE MARQUIS DE SADE/Leeds Playhouse (w.Michael Byrne, Michele Wade, Jo Webster, Judy Dumas, Simon Gregor, Robin Bowerman - 2 photos and review); Features on the Irish Company Field Day (w.photo), the staging of Russell Hoban's RIDDLEY WALKER (w.2 photos), the restoration and re-opening of The Whitehall Theatre (w.2 photos), the 50th Birthday of The Arts Theatre, Cambridge (w.photo of Dadie Rylands); Interviews with Pierre Audi on The Almeida Theatre (w.photo), Dominic Muldowney (Musical Director for THE THREEPENNY OPERA/National Theatre), and the Lighting Designers David Hersey, Mark Henderson, Bob Bryant and Gerry Jenkinson (w.4 photos); The RSC's 1986 Season, reviews etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Apr 1986: cover-Tim Curry in THE THREEPENNY OPERA [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/May 1986: cover-Jeremy Irons in THE WINTER'S TALE; Scenes from MADE IN BANGKOK (w.Felicity Kendal, Paul Shelley, David Yip, Peter McEnery, Benjamin Whitrow, Christopher Fulford - 3 photos and review), THE NORMAL HEART/Royal Court (w.Martin Sheen - 2 photos and review), FUTURISTS/National (w.Jack Shepherd, Daniel Day Lewis - 2 photos and review), LEND ME A TENOR (w.Gwendolyn Humble, Ronald Holgate, Denis Lawson, John Barron, Josephine Blake, Jan Francis, Edward Hibbert, Anna Nicholas - 3 photos and review), TIME (w.Cliff Richard, Jodie Wilson, Clinton Derricks-Carroll - 2 photos and review), AFTER AIDA/Old Vic (w.Richard Griffiths, Gemma Jones, Ian Charleson - 2 photos and review), JUDY (w.Leslie Mackie - photo and review), CHINA/Bush (w.Stuart Wilson, Eddie O'Connell, Natasha Richardson - 2 photos and review), IL CANDELAIO/RSC (w.Donald Sumpter, Bruce Alexander - photo and review), THE THREEPENNY OPERA/National (w.Tim Curry, Niall Buggy - photo and review), THREE SISTERS/Shared Experience (w.Holly Wilson, Chloe Salaman, Leslee Udwin - photo and review), PEOPLE SHOW NO.91/Almeida (photo and review), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and THE MAN OF MODE/Cheek By Jowl (w.William Chubb, David Gillespie, Martin Turner - photo and review), THE RECRUITING OFFICER/Birmingham Rep (w.Iain Glen, Marie Francis - photo and review), MACBETH/Northcott (w.Harriet Grasby, Nina Holloway, Juliet Prague - photo and review); Feature on The National Youth Music Theatre and interview with Jeremy James Taylor (4 photos); Lindsay Anderson on the tradition of The Royal Court (w.7 photos), Michael Coveney on the future of The Royal Court (w.4 photos), Ann Jellicoe, Carole Hayman and Harriet Walter on working at The Royal Court (w.5 photos), Max Stafford on running The Royal Court (w.photo), Hal Prince on Rethinking The Musical (w.photo), large colour photograph of George Hearn in LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, reviews etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.75; minor mark on cover, else VG] (£4) SOLD

P&P/Jun 1986: cover-Elaine Paige and Murray Head in CHESS; Scenes from ANNIE GET YOUR GUN/Chichester (w.Suzi Quatro, Eric Flynn, Matt Zimmerman, Edmund Hockridge - 3 photos and review), MEPHISTO/RSC (w.Sean Baker, Pauline Moran, Clive Merrison, Alan Rickman, Fiona Shaw, Mike Murray, Paul Spence, Russell Boulter, Clive Russell, Susan Tracy - 3 photos and review), THE TAMING OF THE SHREW/Mold (w.Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Dalton, Sylvester McCoy, Delaval Astley - 2 photos and review), ROMEO AND JULIET/RSC (w.Sean Bean, Niamh Cusack, Michael Kitchen, Robert Demeger - 3 photos and review), EXIT THE KING/Coventry (w.Christopher Hancock, Sandra Butterworth - photo and review), THE BEAUX' STRATAGEM/Lyric Hammersmith (w.Anna Carteret, Paula Wilcox, Paul Freeman - 2 photos and review), THE BEGGAR'S OPERA/Edinburgh (w.Blythe Duff, Maggie Ryder, Gerry Mulgrew, Greig Alexander - 4 photos and review), THE GAMBLER/Hampstead (w.Bob Goody, Philip Davis, Mel Smith, Paul Brown - photo and review), SHAMROCKS AND CROCODILES (w.Stephen McGann, Maudie Smith - photo and review), STARLIGHT EXPRESS (photo and review); Features on 31st Sunday Times National Student Drama Festival/Swansea (w.3 photos), Lotte Lenya (w.3 photos), Sir Henry Irving's Management of The Lyceum by John Pick, Anchor Youth Drama Awards/Shaftesbury Theatre (w.3 photos), Stewart Conn on his latest project (w.photo), Cambridge University theatre, Jane Clifford at Hull Truck (w.photo); photos of Ivor Novello and Vivien Leigh in THE HAPPY HYPOCRITE (1936), and EDMUND IRONSIDE/Bridge Lane Theatre; articles on recent radio versions of Samuel Beckett plays (w.photo), Recent Radio Drama; reviews etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Jul 1986: cover-Faye Dunaway in CIRCE AND BRAVO; Reviews and photos of THE WINTER'S TALE/RSC (Jeremy Irons, Paul Greenwood, Penny Downie), LA CAGE AUX FOLLES (Denis Quilley, Jonathan Morris, George Hearn, Donald Waugh), CHESS (Elaine Paige, Tom Jobe, Tommy Korberg, Murray Head, Kim Lonsdale), SONS OF CAIN (Max Cullen), THE CHALK GARDEN/Chichester (Googie Withers, Dorothy Tutin), TROILUS AND CRESSIDA/RSC (Lindsay Duncan, Clive Merrison, Hilton McRae, Clive Mantle), REAL DREAMS/RSC (Gary Oldman), PACIFIC OVERTURES (Simon Clark, Thom Booker), GIRLFRIENDS (Gareth Snook, Andrew C.Wadsworth), HEAVENLY BODIES (Timothy Spall), THE ORPHAN (Ciaran Hinds, Sian Thomas, Jonathan Phillips), MUMBO JUMBO (Nigel Stock, Michael Grandage, Sadie Frost), CREDITORS (Jonathan Kent, Suzanne Bertish, Ian McDiarmid), THE FAMILY REUNION (James Woolley, Deborah-Jane Sharpe); articles on Aleksei Arbuzov (3 photos, w.Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Ian McShane, Felicity Kendal, Michael Hordern), Fifty Years ago (Robert Eddison and Patricia Burke in SPRING TIDE); Arthur Miller on the state of Broadway (photo of John Malkovich, Dustin Hoffman and Stephen Lang in DEATH OF A SALESMAN), Chicago Festival of International Theatre, the RSC's new Swan Theatre (w.plan and photos), Shakespeare in China etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Aug 1986: cover-Paul Scofield in I'M NOT RAPPAPORT; Scenes from DALLIANCE/National (w.Brenda Blethyn, Sally Dexter, Tim Curry, Stephen Moore - 3 photos and review), EVERY MAN IN HIS HUMOUR/RSC (w.Gary Love, Henry Goodman, Jane Galloway, David Troughton, Pete Postlethwaite, Philip Franks - 3 photos and review), ROMEO AND JULIET/Regent's Park (w.Ralph Fiennes, Sarah Woodward, Peter Whitbread, Andrew Collins, Glyn Pritchard - 4 photos and review), THE ENTERTAINER (w.Peter Bowles, Sylvia Syms, Joanne Pearce, Frank Middlemass - 4 photos and review), PRAIRIE DU CHIEN and THE SHAWL/Royal Court (w.Connie Booth, David De Keyser - 2 photos and review), ROAD/Royal Court (w.Lesley Sharp, Mossie Smith, William Armstrong - photo and review), DOUBLE DOUBLE (w.Roger Rees, Jane Lapotaire - photo and review), CIRCE AND BRAVO/Hampstead (w.Faye Dunaway, Stephen Jenn - photo and review), MEDEA (w.John Burgess, Madhur Jaffrey, Julian Glover - 2 photos and review), THE ORPHAN'S COMEDY/Edinburgh (w.Iain Ormsby-Knox - photo and review), OUTSIDE BROADCAST/Birmingham (w.David Tomlinson, Lia Williams, Robin Longden - 2 photos and review), KRAPP'S LAST TAPE and ENDGAME/Riverside (w.Max Wall - photo and review), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM/Regent's Park (w.Bernard Bresslaw - photo and review), THE NEST/Bush (w.Veronica Roberts - photo and review); Features on Paul Scofield (w.6 excellent photos), THE DANTON AFFAIR/RSC (w.Brian Cox - 5 photos), Theatre Royal, Stratford East (interview with Philip Hedley - 3 photos), Roger Rees on his own play DOUBLE DOUBLE (w.photo of Roger Rees and Jane Lapotaire), JACOBOWSKY AND THE COLONEL at The National with Nigel Hawthorne (w.photo); photo of Jack Lemmon and cast in LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT/Haymarket directed by Jonathan Miller, Best Radio Scripts of 1985, Martin Hoyle on Glasgow Mayfest 1986 (w.3 photos), large colour photograph of Gerard Murphy and Nicholas Woodeson in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM/RSC, reviews etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Sep 1986: cover-Jack Lemmon in LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT; Scenes from CHARLIE GIRL (w.Cyd Charisse, Hugo Bregman - 2 photos and review), THE ROVER/RSC (w.Sinead Cusack, Jeremy Irons, Imogen Stubbs, David Troughton, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Peter Guinness - 3 photos and review), THE RELAPSE/Chichester (w.Richard Briers, Meriel Dickinson, Jan Ravens, John Sessions, Kate Buffery, David Gwillim - 4 photos and review), THE DANTON AFFAIR/RSC (w.Ian McDiarmid, Adrian Dunbar - photo and review), I'M NOT RAPPAPORT (w.Paul Scofield, Susan Fleetwood, Howard Rollins - 3 photos and review), JACOBOWSKY AND THE COLONEL/National (w.Nigel Hawthorne - photo and review), ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA/Haymarket (w.Timothy Dalton, Vanessa Redgrave - photo and review), A COLDER CLIMATE/Royal Court (w.Ann Mitchell, Cyril Nri - 2 photos and review), MAKING NOISE QUIETLY/Bush (w.Jonathan Cullen, Ronan Vibert - photo and review), NEAPTIDE/National (w.Jessica Turner - photo and review), COURT IN THE ACT/Manchester (w.Michael Denison, Gabrielle Drake, Lee Montague - 2 photos and review), TOUCH WOOD AND WHISTLE/Scarborough (w.Janet Jefferies, Russell Dixon - photo and review), OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING TOWARDS THE SOMME/Hampstead (w.Ciaran Hinds, Niall O'Brien - photo and review), THE ART OF SUCCESS/RSC (w.Philip Franks, Dinah Stabb - photo and review), A LOVELY SUNDAY FOR CREVE COEUR/Old Red Lion (w.Marlene Sidaway, Elizabeth Richardson - photo and review); Photos of LES MISERABLES, Jeremy Irons, Julia McKenzie, Brian Clark, Tom Courtenay, Keith Drinkel, John Godber, Peter Brook's 1970 RSC production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Donald Sinden in the 1969 RSC TWELFTH NIGHT, Antony Sher in the RSC RICHARD III, Jack Hulbert in THE WHITE SHEEP OF THE FAMILY (1951), Elisabeth Bergner, Anna Neagle (as herself, and as Nell Gwynn in THOSE GLORY DAYS); Features on John Mills's Stage Career (w.3 photos), Jonathan Miller's production of LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT/Haymarket (4 photos), Gunter Berghaus on Refugee Artists from Nazi Germany (4 photos), Deborah Warner on her company Kick and new production of CORIOLANUS (2 photos), Alan Jay Lerner (1918-1986) remembered by Ned Sherrin (3 photos); Recent Radio Productions (w.photos of Peggy Mount, Liz Smith); full-page colour photo of Neil Daglish in THE AMERICAN CLOCK/National, reviews etc. [60pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Oct 1986: cover-Zoe Wanamaker and Irene Worth in THE BAY AT NICE; Scenes from THE COCKTAIL PARTY (w.Alec McCowen, Sheila Gish, Simon Ward, Sheila Allen - 3 photos and review), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM/RSC (w.Janet McTeer, Richard Easton, Gerard Murphy, Pete Postlethwaite, Martin Jacobs, Amanda Harris, Joely Richardson, Paul Greenwood - 3 photos and review), LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT (w.Jack Lemmon, Kevin Spacey, Bethel Leslie, Peter Gallagher, Jodie Lynne McClintock - 3 photos and review), PORGY AND BESS/Glyndebourne (w.Willard White, Gregg Baker, Bruce Hubbard, Willard Price, Damon Evans, Cynthia Haymon - 4 photos and review), THE AMERICAN CLOCK/National (w.Neil Daglish, Sara Kestelman - photo and review), ROMEO AND JULIET/Hammersmith (w.Kenneth Branagh, Andrew Jarvis - 2 photos and review), A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM/Chichester (w.Frankie Howerd - photo and review), CABARET (w.Kelly Hunter - photo and review), THE PETITION/National (w.John Mills, Rosemary Harris - 2 photos and review), JANE EYRE/Chichester (w.Jenny Seagrove, Keith Michell - photo and review), ARMS AND THE MAN/Regent's Park (w.Philip Bowen, Sarah Woodward - 2 photos and review), THE DEAD MONKEY/RSC (w.Anthony O'Donnell, Frances Barber, Bruce Alexander - 2 photos and review), THE GARDEN GIRLS/Bush (w.Sophie Thompson, Maggie McCarthy - photo and review); Photos of Kelly Hunter, Kenneth Branagh, Sheila Gish, Frankie Howerd, Michael Bogdanov and Michael Pennington, Shared Experience in rehearsal, Bristol Old Vic Company, Peter Nichols, Alby James; Features on the choreographer Gillian Lynne (w.2 photos), Disability in the theatre (w.5 photos), Christopher Hampton on LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES (2 photos), Puppet Theatres in Britain (w.3 photos), Report from Broadway by Douglas Colby (w.3 photos); full-page colour photo of Julia McKenzie and Martin Jarvis in WOMAN IN MIND/Vaudeville, reviews etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Nov 1986: cover-Michael Crawford and Sarah Brightman in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, back cover-Roger Lloyd Pack and Geoffrey Palmer in KAFKA'S DICK [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Dec 1986: cover-Jonathan Pryce in MACBETH, back cover-Maggie Smith in THE INFERNAL MACHINE; Scenes from MISALLIANCE/RSC (w.Caroline Goodall, Richard McCabe, Mick Ford, Brian Cox, Jane Lapotaire - 3 photos and review), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA/Her Majesty's (w.Michael Crawford, Sarah Brightman, John Savident, Rosemary Ashe, David Firth - 3 photos and review), THE FAIR MAID OF THE WEST/RSC (w.Imelda Staunton, Sean Bean, Paul Greenwood, Joe Melia - 3 photos and review), THE MAGISTRATE/NT (w.Michael Beint, Nigel Hawthorne, Gemma Craven, Alison Fiske - 3 photos and review), PRINCIPIA SCRIPTORIAE/RSC (w.Sean Baker, Anton Lesser - 2 photos and review), EDWARD II/Royal Exchange (w.Ian McDiarmid - photo and review), THE MERCHANT OF VENICE/RSC Tour (w.Fiona Shaw, Nigel Terry - photo and review), MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING/RSC Tour (w.Nigel Terry, Fiona Shaw - photo and review), GHOSTS/Young Vic+Wyndhams (w.Vanessa Redgrave - 2 photos and review), LILLIAN/Lyric (w.Frances de la Tour - photo and review), MASSAGE/Lyric Studio (w.Dexter Fletcher - photo and review), BODY CELL/Soho Poly (w.Carolyn Pickles - photo and review), THE HOSTAGE/Tricycle (w.Eileen Pollock, Eric Richard - photo and review), UNDER MILK WOOD/Greenwich (w.Myfanwy Talog, Catrin Menna, Rachel Bell, Gilbert Wynne, Jeremy Blake - 2 photos and review), BEHIND HEAVEN/Donmar (review), HARVEST IN THE NORTH/Oldham Coliseum (w.Meriel Scholfield - photo and review), TALK OF THE DEVIL/Bristol Old Vic (w.Pauline Yates, John Ronane - photo and review), JANE EYRE/Birmingham Rep (w.David Lansbury, Tam Hoskyns - photo and review); Photos of Mary Steenburgen, Gabriel Byrne, THE HOBBIT/Fortune, Nick Ledgard and Jem Wall in MOHICANS/Theatre in the Mill, Bradford; Features on Anton Rogers, director of AN ITALIAN STRAW HAT/Shaftesbury (w.photo), Golden Jubilee of The Players Theatre (w.photo of Robert Eddison), Survey of Jonathan Miller's career (2 photos: Jonathan Miller, Alan Bennett, Dudley Moore and Peter Cook in BEYOND THE FRINGE/1960, Laurence Olivier in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE/1971), Colletivo de Parma (w.3 photos); Articles: Macbeth's Barclaymoan (Robert Gore Langton on the RSC turning down Barclays sponsorship of MACBETH), Horses for Courses by Jack Tinker; Tribute to Alfred Fagon by Derek Weeks (w.photo); Brief obituaries of Denis Carey, Michael Croft and Siobhan McKenna (w.photo); Readers' Letters, New Books, Theatre Guide etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] (£5) SOLD

1987

P&P/Jan 1987: cover-Julia McKenzie in WOMAN IN MIND; Scenes from BREAKING THE CODE/Haymarket (w.Derek Jacobi, Michael Gough - 3 photos and review), MACBETH/RSC (w.Jonathan Pryce, Sinead Cusack, Joely Richardson, Dilys Laye, Susan Porret, Hugh Quarshie, Alfred Burke - 4 photos and review), THE HENRY TRILOGY/English Shakespeare Company (w.Michael Pennington, John Woodvine, June Watson, Jenny Quayle, John Price - 3 photos and review), MR & MRS NOBODY (w.Judi Dench, Michael Williams - 2 photos and review), THE ARCHBISHOP'S CEILING/RSC (w.Jane Lapotaire, David de Keyser, John Shrapnel, Roger Allam - 2 photos and review), TONS OF MONEY/National (w.Simon Cadell, Diane Bull, Michael Gambon, Polly Adams - 3 photos and review), THE INFERNAL MACHINE (w.Maggie Smith, Lambert Wilson - photo and review), THE PIED PIPER/National (w.Deborah Leighton, Bill Moody, Mike Hayward, Sarah Prince, Richard O'Callaghan, Yvonne Gidden, John Darrell - 2 photos and review); Photos of Derek Jacobi, Diana Rigg, Jonathan Pryce, Judi Dench; Features on Peter Nichols (interview and photo), Irving Wardle on Bosses - Performances of Authority (w.2 photos), Matthew Norgate on the Aldwych Farces - Walls versus Lynn (w.photo), Ned Sherrin on Recent Record Releases (w.3 photos); Plays and Players Awards 1986 (w.11 photos), full-page portrait of Albert Finney, reviews etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] (£5) SOLD

P&P/Feb 1987: cover-Cherie Lunghi and Malcolm McDowell in HOLIDAY; Scenes from A PENNY FOR A SONG/RSC (w.Brian Cox, Stephen Moore, Rudi Davies, Mick Ford, Ian McNeice, Paul Spence, John Shrapnel, Sally George - 4 photos and review), KING LEAR/National (w.Anthony Hopkins, Michael Bryant, Roshan Seth, Douglas Hodge, Bill Nighy - 4 photos and review), AN ITALIAN STRAW HAT (w.Tom Conti, Stratford Johns, Amanda Royle, Clive Dunn - 4 photos and review), WHEN I WAS A GIRL I USED TO SCREAM AND SHOUT (w.Julie Walters, Sheila Reid, Geraldine James - 2 photos and review), NIGHT MUST FALL (w.Margaret Tyzack, Katy Behean, Daniel Webb - 2 photos and review), SERJEANT MUSGRAVE'S DANCE (w.Edward Peel - photo and review), TURKEY TIME (w.John Rogan, Janet Henfrey - photo and review), JULIUS CAESAR/Young Vic (w.Corin Redgrave, Peter Ellis - photo and review), ASHES/Bush (w.Denis Lawson, Sheila Gish - photo and review), CANDIDA (w.Karen McMullen, Rupert Graves - photo and review), BANGED UP/Birmingham (w.Trevor Laird, Tilly Vosburgh - photo and review), KILLING JESSICA (w.Liz Robertson, Patrick Macnee - photo and review), Second Wave Festival/Deptford Albany Empire (5 photos and review); Photos of Julie Walters, Peter Barkworth, Frances de la Tour, Anthony Hopkins, Richard Eyre, Jill Gascoine, Steven Berkoff, Niamh Cusack in COUNTRY DANCING/RSC, Dorothy Tutin in BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRES, Josephine Tewson and Martin Jarvis in WOMAN IN MIND; Features on Peter Barkworth as Siegfried Sassoon, and Frances de la Tour as Lilian Hellman (w.2 photos), Jim Cartwright's ROAD (w.3 photos), John Russell Taylor on The Joe Orton Diaries (w.4 photos), James Harding on Ivor Novello (w.5 photos), David Nathan on Brendan Behan (w.2 photos), New York Reviews (w.3 photos), Live Television Drama in America (w.2 photos), Fifty Years Ago: 1936 (w.photos of Margaret Rawlings, Robert Morley, Elisabeth Bergner, Godfrey Tearle); full-page photo of Gemma Craven in THREE MEN ON A HORSE, reviews etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Mch 1987: cover-Michael Pennington in HENRY V [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Apr 1987: cover-Judi Dench and Anthony Hopkins in ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/May 1987: cover-Antony Sher in THE MERCHANT OF VENICE [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Jun 1987: cover-Joanna Lumley in AN IDEAL HUSBAND; Scenes from ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA/NT (w.Antony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Michael Bryant - 4 photos and review), JULIUS CAESAR/RSC (w. Sean Baker, Nicholas Farrell, David Waller, Roger Allam - 5 photos and review), THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UIQueen's (w.Griff Rhys Jones, Hugh Paddick, Brian Glover - 4 photos and review), A PIECE OF MY MIND/Apollo (w.George Cole - 2 photos and review), COUNTRY DANCING/RSC at the Barbican Pit (w.Jane Lancaster, Gerard Murphy - 2 photos and review), SPIN OF THE WHEEL/Comedy (w.Matt Zimmerman - 2 photos and review), THE HEAT OF THE DAY/Shared Experience (w.Kate Kitovitz, Mark Lewis - photo and review), THE TOURIST TRAP/Almeida (w.Tilda Swinton - photo and review), FASHION/RSC (w.Akim Mogaji, Brian Cox, Alun Armstrong - 2 photos and review), THE MERCHANT OF VENICE/Manchester Royal Exchange (w.Harriet Walter, Dona Croll - photo and review), HEAVEN BENT, HELL BOUND/Sudbury Quay (w.Paddy Fletcher, Kate Ingram - 2 photos and review), KING JOHN'S JEWELS/Birmingham Rep (w.Julian Glover, Judy McIntosh, Christopher Ettridge - 2 photos and review), LABURNHAM GROVE/Watford (w.Sophie Thompson, Patsy Byrne, Bridget Turner, Julian Fellows, Trevor Peacock - 2 photos and review), AN INSPECTOR CALLS/Mold (w.Tom Baker, Charlotte Attenborough, Peter Baldwin, Simon Shepherd - 2 photos and review), JOHN BULL/Bristol (w.Joseph O'Conor, Niall Buggy - photo and review), TORPEDOES IN THE JACUZZI/Leeds Playhouse (w.Tony Marshall, Adrian McLoughlin, Sudhar Bhuchar - photo and review), THE HOLE IN THE TOP OF THE WORLDRichmond Orange Tree (review); Photos of Angela Down and Derek Jacobi in BREAKING THE CODE, Nigel Hawthorne in THE MAGISTRATE, Pauline Collins in WOMAN IN MIND, Carmen Munroe, Al Matthews in THE AMEN CORNER, Nick Woodeson in SARCOPHAGUS; Features on Regent's Park Open Air Theatre (w.3 photos), Dario Fo and Franca Rame (w.3 photos), Broadway Bound: Broadway transfers (w.4 photos: PYGMALION w.Amanda Plummer, Peter O'Toole; A MONTH OF SUNDAYS w.Salem Ludwig, Jason Robards; LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES w.Alan Rickman, Lindsay Duncan; LES MISERABLES w.Colm Wilkinson, Terrance Mann); Interview with Joanna Lumley (w.3 photos); Articles: Shakespeare On Record by Andrew Rissik, Director's Notes by Leon Rubin of the Bristol Old Vic (w.photo), USSR Critics Collective & Shakespeare at the Rustaveli, Barry Jackson and the Birmingham Rep (w.photo); West End, Greater London and Regional Theatre Guide, New Books, Sight and Sound etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.7; minor marks else VG] £5

P&P/Jul 1987: cover-Kenneth Branagh [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Aug 1987: cover-Vivien Rochester, Howard Ward and Jim Carter in THE BALCONY; Scenes from A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS/NT (w.Michael Gambon, Russell Dixon, John Arthur, Michael Simkins, Elizabeth Bell, Adrian Rawlins, Simon Cadell, Polly Adams - 4 photos and review), HAMLET and MISS JULIE/Royal Dramatic Theatre Stockholm at the National Theatre (w.Peter Stomare, Oscar Ljung, Borje Ahlstedt, Gunnel Lindblom, Marie Goranzon, directed by Ingmar Bergman - 4 photos and review), MELON/Haymarket (w.Alan Bates, Carole Nimmons, Sam Dastor, Jason Carter - 4 photos and review), BARTHOLOMEW FAIR/Regent's Park (w.Peter Bayliss, Peggy Mount, Christopher Biggins, Lynn Farleigh - 2 photos and review), ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD/Piccadilly (w.Mark Arden, Andrew Roberts, Stephen Frost - photo and review), EVERY GOOD BOY DESERVES FAVOUR/Queen Elizabeth Hall (w.review), JENKIN'S EAR/Royal Court (w.Robert Urquhart, Alfred Molina, Nickolas Grace - 2 photos and review), PAIN OF YOUTH/Gate, Notting Hill (w.Sylvia Rotter - photo and review), MY SISTER IN THIS HOUSE/Hampstead (w.Suzanna Hamilton, Maggie O'Neill - photo and review), UP ON THE ROOFApollo (w.Mark McGann, Gary Olsen, Michael Mueller, Beverley Hills, Felicity Montagu - 2 photos and review), THE PERFECT PARTY/Greenwich (w.review), RELEEVO/Soho Poly (w.Jeff Rawle, Mary Jo Randle - photo and review), THE SLEEP/Riverside Studios (w.review), YERMA/Dublin (w.Catherine Byrne - photo and review), PYGMALION/Dublin (w.Jane Brennan - photo and review), OEDIPUS/Royal Exchange (w.Eleanor Bron, Rohan McCullough, David Threlfall - 2 photos and review), ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA/Contact Theatre (w.Claire Dow, Faith Tingle, Michele Wade - 2 photos and review), PORTRAITS/Torquay (w.Keith Michell, Richard Wordsworth, Pamela Lane, Simon Ward, Stephen Boxer - 4 photos and review), THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL/Edinburgh (w.Gerda Stevenson, Sarah Collier, Judy Sweeney, Andrew Dallmeyer, Garry Stewart - 3 photos and review), PLAYING WITH FIRE/Edinburgh (w.Simon Donald - photo and review), SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER/Liverpool (w.review); Features on Franz Xaver Kroetz (w.3 photos), Back to The Balcony - Terry Hands on the RSC Jean Genet productions (w.3 photos), The 1987 Edinburgh Fringe (w.4 photos), Jack Buchanan (w.photo); Articles: Roger Sansom on Ryland's Records (the Argo Shakespeare LPs), Clare Venables of the Sheffield Crucible on Why Art Matters; Interviews with Nabil Shaban (w.photo), Mike Alfreds on The Wandering Jew/NT (w.3 photos); photos of Ian Richardson and David Jason in PORTERHOUSE BLUE/TV, Janet McTeer as MISS JULIE/TV, Natasha Richardson and Freddie Jones in GHOSTS/TV; West End, Greater London, and Regional Theatre Guides, New Books, Bergen Festival (w.2 photos), Sight and Sound etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Sep 1987: cover-Roger Allam and Harriet Walter in TWELFTH NIGHT; Scenes from FOLLIES (w.Daniel Massey, David Healy, Diana Rigg, Julia McKenzie - 4 photos and review), TWELFTH NIGHT/RSC (w.Bruce Alexander, Harriet Walter, Donald Sumpter, Richard Conway, Antony Sher, Deborah Findlay, David Bradley, Roger Allam - 4 photos and review), THE BALCONY/RSC (w.Gerard Murphy, Penny Ryder, Francesca Folan, Trevor Gordon, Tom Knight, Simon Cook, Joe Melia, Dilys Laye, Richard Moore, Jim Carter, Robert Demeger - 4 photos and review), FATHERS AND SONS/NT (w.Alec McCowen, Richard Pasco, Robert Glenister, Ralph Fiennes - 2 photos and review), THE JEW OF MALTA/RSC (w.Alun Armstrong - 3 photos and review), THEY SHOOT HORSES, DON'T THEY?/Mermaid (w.Imelda Staunton - 2 photos and review), PUBLIC ENEMY/Lyric Hammersmith (w.Kenneth Branagh, Fabian Cartwright - 2 photos and review), THAT SUMMER/Hampstead (w.Oliver Cotton, Caroline Berry, Catherine Tregenna, Jessica Turner, Mick Ford - 2 photos and review), CORPSE!/Strand (w.Jack Watling, Colin Baker - photo and review), MEAN TEARS/NT (w.Bill Nighy, Emma Piper, Garry Cooper, Karl Johnson - 3 photos and review), THE ATTRACTIONS/Soho Poly (w.Saskia Reeves, Ivor Roberts - 2 photos and review), MYSTERY OF THE BLUE BOUQUETDonmar Warehouse (w.Gemma Jones, Brenda Bruce - 2 photos and review), THE BLUEBIRD OF UNHAPPINESS/Royal Exchange (w.Derek Griffiths, John Bennett, Trevor Peacock, Haydn Gwynne - 3 photos and review); photos of Sian Phillips, Dorothy Tutin and Eileen Atkins in THURSDAY'S LADIES, THE FIELD at the Abbey Dublin, the late Patience Collier, Malcolm Frederick, Chris Tummings and Victor Romero Evans in BLACK THEATRE SEASON at the Arts, Louise English and Karl Howman in ME AND MY GIRL, Julie Covington in BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS, A SMALL FAMILY BUSINESS at the Olivier, THE EMPEROR at the Royal Court, DEATH OF A SOMEBODY at the Boulevard, Carol Woods in BLUES IN THE NIGHT, A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS at Chichester, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR on Tour, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT on Tour, HYDE PARK at the Swan/RSC, Colin Blakeley in SON OF MAN/TV, John Le Mesurier and Jack Hedley in TRAITOR/TV, Cindy Holden and Bill Paterson in LILY MY LOVE/TV; Features on Summer Visitors to Broadway (w.3 photos), Theater der Welt in Stuttgart (w.4 photos), LIFT 87 (w.4 photos), Fifty Years Ago (w.photo of Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies and John Gielgud in HE WAS BORN GAY; Obituaries of Hermione Gingold (w.photo), Fred Astaire (w.photo), and Michael Bennett (w.photo); Interviews with Thelma Holt on LIFT 1987 and International Theatre 1987 (w.2 photos), Robin Gonshaw and Andrew Treagus on the re-opening of The Playhouse (w.2 photos), Eleanor Bron on her career and Infidelities (w.3 photos); Theatre Guide, New Books, Sight & Sound, Encore etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Oct 1987: cover-Jill Baker and Hugh Quarshie in THE GREAT WHITE HOPE; Scenes from THE GREAT WHITE HOPE/Mermaid (w.Hugh Quarshie, Jill Baker, Valerie Buchanan, Joseph Marcell - 4 photos and review), THE TAMING OF THE SHREW/RSC (w.Fiona Shaw, Brian Cox, Derek Hutchinson, Piers Ibbotson, William Chubb, Alex Jennings, Felicity Dean, Alan Thompson, George Raistrick, Dennis Clinton, Bruce Alexander - 4 photos and review), THE WANDERING JEW/NT (w.Sylvestra Le Touzel, Maggie Wells - 3 photos and review), INFIDELITIES/Lyric Hammersmith (w.David Rintoul, Saskia Reeves, John Lynch, Eleanor Bron - 2 photos and review), BLESS THE BRIDE/Sadler's Wells (w.Jan Hartley, Gerald Harper, Una Stubbs - 2 photos and review), THURSDAY'S LADIES/Apollo (w.Eileen Atkins, Sian Phillips, Eleanor Bron - photo and review), THE STORM/RSC (w.Janet McTeer, Anna Patrick - 2 photos and review), TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA/Regent's Park (w.Noreen Leighton, Peter Doran, Tom Mannion - 2 photos and review), LIGHT UP THE SKY/Globe (w.Gwen Taylor - 2 photos and review), THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST/Royalty (w.Wendy Hiller, Clive Francis, Denis Lawson - 2 photos and review), ROYAL BOROUGH/Royal Court (w.Julia Swift, Patti Love, Eamon Boland - photo and review), THE LIGHT OF DAY/Lyric Studio, Hammersmith (w.Nicola Pagett - photo and review), MARY ROSE/Greenwich (w.Amanda Waring, Patrick Pearson - photo and review), AS IS/Half Moon (w.David Fiedler, George Costigan - photo and review), CURTAINS/Hampstead (photo and review), DON CARLOS/Royal Exchange (w.Ian McDiarmid, Reece Dinsdale, Michael Grandage - 2 photos and review); Photos of Glynis Barber in AND THEN THERE WERE NONE, Michael Gambon in A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE, Charlton Heston in A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the RSC, Hilary Dawson and Bill Nighy in MEAN TEARS, Toyah Wilcox in THREE MEN ON A HORSE, Steven Pacey and Angela Richards in HIGH SOCIETY, Kenneth MacDonald as THE CHEEKIE CHAPPIE, MARY ROSE at Watford, Bosco Hogan in THE ROCKINGHAM SHOOT/TV, Jeanne Crowley in THE VENUS DE MILO INSTEAD/TV, Holly Aird and Denholm Elliott in THE HAPPY VALLEY/TV; Features on Willy Russell (w.2 photos), World Theatre Season in Edinburgh (w.9 photos), Cathleen Nesbitt (w.photo); Interviews with Juliet Stevenson (w.photo), Garry Hynes on the Druid Theatre Company (w.2 photos); West End, Greater London, and Regional Theatre Guide, New Books, Sight & Sound etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Nov 1987: cover-Michael Gambon in A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Dec 1987: cover-Maggie Smith in LETTICE AND LOVAGE/Globe; Scenes from LETTICE AND LOVAGE/Globe (Maggie Smith, Margaret Tyzack, Richard Pearson, 4 photos and review), GIRLFRIENDS/Playhouse (Tracey Halsey, Hazel O'Connor, David Easter, Caroline Mander, Fletcher Mathers - 4 photos and review), A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS/Savoy (Charlton Heston, Roy Kinnear, Adrienne Thomas - 2 photos and review), THE HYPOCHONDRIAC/Lyric Hammersmith (Tom Courtenay, Mary Maddox - 3 photos and review), ENTERTAINING STRANGERS/NT-Cottesloe (Judi Dench, Tim Pigott-Smith - 3 photos and review), SEPARATION/Hampstead (Saskia Reeves, David Suchet - photo and review), CONVERSATIONS ON A HOMECOMING/Donmar Warehouse (Sean McGinley, Marie Mullen - 3 photos and review), A DOLL'S HOUSE/Manchester Royal Exchange (Brenda Blethyn, David Horovitch, David Allister - 3 photos and review), JOAN OF ARC/Glasgow Citizens' (Charon Bourke, Ian Reddington - 2 photos and review), LAST SUMMER IN CHULIMSK/Nuffield, Southampton (Roy Marsden, Francesca Buller - 2 photos and review); Major feature on Dame Peggy Ashcroft (w.10 magnificent photos); Other features on Alec McCowen and John Alderton rehearsing for WAITING FOR GODOT/NT (w.photo), John Wood and his children's plays (w.2 photos), Christopher Fry (w.3 photos), and Richard Goolden; Theatre guide to the West End, Greater London, the Regions, Northern Ireland, Eire, Scotland, and Wales; Small photos of THE WAY TO GO HOME (Paines Plough at the Royal Court Upstairs), Ian Albery, Jonathan Moore, Sylvester McCoy (in THE PIED PIPER), Hinge and Bracket (in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST/Whitehall), David Wood's THE GINGERBREAD MAN/Chelmsford Civic, Janet McTeer, Paul Scofield, Diana Louise Jordan, Angela Wynter and Gary MacDonald, Norman Beaton and Rudolph Walker; Survey of recent TV and Radio plays; Guide to the Drama Schools; book reviews etc. [48pp, 8.25x11.7; photos, biographies, articles; VG] £5

1988

P&P/Jan 1988: cover-Jonathan Miller, Artistic Director of the Old Vic [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Feb 1988: cover-Gemma Craven in SOUTH PACIFIC [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Mch 1988: cover-John Gielgud in THE BEST OF FRIENDS; Scenes from Racine's ANDROMACHE/Old Vic (w.Janet Suzman, Penelope Wilton, Peter Eyre, Kevin McNally - 3 photos and review), CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF/NT (w.Lindsay Duncan, Ian Charleson, Eric Porter, Paul Jesson, Barbara Leigh Hunt, Alison Steadman, Henry Goodman, Colin Jeavons - 4 photos and review), SOUTH PACIFIC/Prince of Wales (w.Gemma Craven, Bertice Reading, Emile Belcourt - 4 photos and review), SHIRLEY VALENTINE/Vaudeville (w.Pauline Collins - 2 photos and review), NANA/Mermaid (w.Belinda Davison - 2 photos and review), EASY VIRTUE/King's Head (w.Jane How, Eric Carte - photo and review), THE FILM SOCIETY/Hampstead (w.James Aubrey, Margery Mason, Denis Lawson - 2 photos and review), HAMLET and THE COMEDY OF ERRORS/RSC on Tour (w.Philip Franks, Maggie Steed - 3 photos and review), THE VORTEX/Citizens, Glasgow (w.Rupert Everett, Maria Aitken - photo and review), THE PARK/Sheffield Crucible (w.Crispin Redman, Cecily Hobbs - 2 photos and review); Review of BLACK HEROES IN THE HALL OF FAME/Astoria; Photos of Lindsay Duncan, Howard Barker, Denis Lawson, Pauline Collins, Dan Hildebrand, Max Stafford-Clark, Anthony Quayle; Features on Tom Stoppard (interview with Peter Wood w.4 photos), Howard Barker on theatre and the imagination (w.4 photos: Howard Barker, Julie Covington and Nigel Terry in VICTORY/Royal Court, Paul Freeman in CRIMES IN HOT COUNTRIES/RSC at the Barbican, Harriet Walter in THE CASTLE/RSC at the Barbican), Motley Theatre Design Course and Margaret ("Percy") Harris (w.3 photos), Contact Theatre Company (w.7 photos), Sean O'Casey (w.3 photos), Giles Croft on the Gate Theatre, Notting Hill (w.2 photos), Little Tich; Report from Broadway (w.3 photos: Lally Cadeau and Patrick Hogan in TAMARA/Off Broadway, Joan Allen and John Malkovich in BURN THIS, Kenneth Welsh and Kathy Bates in FRANKIE AND JOHNNIE IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE); Billboard - Openings (w.4 photos: Ruth Madoc and Kathryn Evans in NITE CLUB CONFIDENTIAL/Playhouse, Hildegard Neil and Daryl Back in THE MIRACLE WORKER/Westminster, Jonathan Kent and Ian McDiarmid in CREDITORS/TV, Isla Blair and Caroline Blakiston in SUITE IN TWO KEYS/Yvonne Arnaud); Results of the 1987 Olivier Awards; Theatre Guide: West End, Greater London, Regional, Northern Ireland, Eire, Scotland, Wales (w.8 photos); European Report (w.3 photos); Sight and Sound: The Play On One, Screen Two, Talking Theatre and THE EMPEROR (w.4 photos) etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Apr 1988: cover-Rupert Graves and Suzan Sylvester in 'TIS PITY SHE'S A WHORE [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/May 1988: cover-David Harewood and Georgia Slowe in ROMEO AND JULIET [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Jun 1988: cover-Sir Peter Hall [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Jul 1988: cover-Jonathan Pryce in UNCLE VANYA [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Aug 1988: cover-Kiki Dee in BLOOD BROTHERS [48pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Sep 1988: cover-Rex Harrison and Edward Fox in THE ADMIRABLE CRICHTON [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Oct 1988: cover-Penny Downie and Ralph Fiennes in HENRY VI [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Nov+Dec 1988: cover-Donna McKechnie in CAN-CAN [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

1989

P&P/Jan 1989: cover-Jos Houben and Annabel Arden in THE PHANTOM VIOLIN [48pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Feb 1989: cover-Vanessa Redgrave in ORPHEUS DESCENDING [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Mch 1989: cover-Barry Stanton in THE WARS OF THE ROSES [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Apr 1989: cover-Jane Galloway and Eleanor Summerfield in THE WAY OF THE WORLD [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/May 1989: cover-Liz Robertson and Ron Moody in SHERLOCK HOLMES THE MUSICAL; Scenes from BED/National (photo and review), METROPOLIS (w.Jonathan Adams, Judy Kuhn, Brian Blessed - 3 photos and review), STEEL MAGNOLIAS/Lyric (w.Jean Boht, Janine Duvitski - photo and review), THE HOBBIT/Lyric Hammersmith (photo and review), POOR NANNY/King's Head (w.Jill Bennett, Susie Blake - photo and review), RED IS THE COLOUR OF NIGHT/Half Moon (w.Helen Griffin - photo and review), FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: The West End Edition/Fortune (photo and review), WILLIAM TELL/Sheffield (w.Neil Morrissey, Peter Kelly - 2 photos and review), COME AND MAKE EYES AT ME/Old Red Lion (w.Janet Amsden - photo and review), HAMLET/National (w.Daniel Day-Lewis, Stella Gonet - 2 photos and review), KING LEAR/Old Vic (w.Eric Porter - photo and review), MY MOTHER SAID I NEVER SHOULD/Royal Court (w.Shirley Henderson, Elizabeth Bradley - photo and review); Photos of Michael Bryant, Sheila Reid, Peter Bayliss, Judi Dench, Duncan Bell in THE TEMPEST/RSC, Tony Gouveia in MASS CARIB/Brighton Festival, Graham Crowden in BED/National, Mavourneen Bryceland and Inez Thorn in SALT RIVER/Brighton Festival, Judi Dench, Ronald Pickup and Frances Barber in BEHAVING BADLY/Channel 4, Joely Richardson in BEHAVING BADLY/Channel 4, David Hare; Features on Player of the Month: Fiona Shaw (w.photo), Lindsay Posner and Cheek By Jowl (w.3 photos), Nicholas Hytner's debut production at the National Theatre: GHETTO (w.4 photos), Saskia Reeves (w.3 photos), Gordon McVay on IVANOV (w.3 photos), Sam Mendes and the new Minerva Theatre at Chichester (w.5 photos), reviews etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Jun 1989: cover-Anthony Hopkins in M.BUTTERFLY; Scenes from MARCH ON RUSSIA/Lyttelton (w.Constance Chapman, Bill Owen - 2 photos and review), ROMEO AND JULIET/RSC (w.Mark Rylance - photo and review), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM/RSC (w.Richard McCabe, John Carlisle - 2 photos and review), MEASURE FOR MEASURE/Young Vic (w.Stephen Jenn - photo and review), ASPECTS OF LOVE/Prince of Wales (w.Zoe Hart, Michael Ball - photo and review), M.BUTTERFLY/Shaftesbury (w.Anthony Hopkins, G.G.Goei - photo and review), ICECREAM/Royal Court (w.Allan Corduner, Saskia Reeves - photo and review), MOZART AND SALIERI/Almeida (w.Tilda Swinton - photo and review), WOMEN BEWARE WOMEN/Birmingham Rep (w.Patricia Quinn, Mark Jax - photo and review), LA TRAGEDIE DE CARMEN/Glasgow (w.Cynthia Clary - photo and review), IRANIAN NIGHTS/Royal Court (w.Nabil Shaban - photo and review); Reviews of THE BLACK PRINCE/Aldwych, and HAMLET/RSC; Photos of Maggie Smith and Margaret Tyzack in LETTICE AND LOVAGE/Broadway, Geraldine Alexander and David Calder in THE PLAIN DEALER/RSC, Alan Ayckbourn, Ivor Novello as HENRY V (1938, Drury Lane), and Alex Jennings (Player of the Month); London Openings; Interviews with Fiona Shaw (currently playing Rosalind at the Old Vic - w.5 photos), Stuart Burge (currently directing THE BLACK PRINCE - w.4 photos), and Galina Volchek (first Soviet director to direct in the USA - w.4 photos); Report from Broadway (w.4 photos); Report from the Louisville Festival (w.photo); W.Stephen Gilbert on TV (w.2 photos), Malcolm Hay on Radio (w.2 photos), reviews of New Books (w.4 photos) etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Jul 1989: cover-Alexis Merkuschev in DEREVO [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Aug 1989: cover-Elaine Paige in ANYTHING GOES [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Sep 1989: cover-Laurence Olivier in SPARTACUS; reviews and photos of THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER/RSC (John Wood), SOME AMERICANS ABROAD/RSC (Diane Fletcher, Anton Lesser), A SONG IN THE NIGHT/Lyric Hammersmith (Freddie Jones), THE LONG WAY ROUND/Cottesloe (Tilda Swinton), CYMBELINE/RSC (David O'Hara, Naomi Wirthner), THE SILENT WOMAN, or EPICOENE/RSC (Jared Harris, John Ramm), CARTHAGINIANS/Hampstead (David Herlihy), ANYTHING GOES/Prince Edward (Elaine Page), LA TRAVIATA/Glimmerglass Opera (Stephanie Friede, James Schwisow), WODEHOUSE ON BROADWAY/Theatre Royal, Plymouth (Tony Slattery, Peter Woodward), LOOKING AT YOU (REVIVED) AGAIN/Bush (Tony Rohr, Veronica Quilligan), LAVOUSHKA (THE TRAP)/Sheffield Crucible (Moscow Central Children's Theatre Co.); Player of the Month: Linda Marlowe (w.photo), 7-page Tribute to Sir Laurence Olivier by Melvyn Bragg and Edward Petherbridge (12 photos), Nicolas Kent on The Tricycle (4 photos), Interview with Gerard Mulgrew of Scotland's COMMUNICADO company (2 photos), article on Red Shift's FRIDA AND DIEGO (2 photos), interview with Peter Lichtenfels on The Leicester Haymarket (3 photos), report on LIFT 89 (4 photos) etc. [52pp, 8.25x11.7; VG] £5

P&P/Oct 1989: cover-Jack Lemmon, Michael Gambon and Robert Flemyng in VETERAN'S DAY [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Nov 1989: cover-Claire Hirsch and Denise Black in THE ART OF SUCCESS [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

P&P/Dec 1989+Jan 1990: cover-Pierrot Pillot Bideon and Biker in ARCHAOS [52pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £5

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