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MISCELLANEOUS: 1920s

c1923: MADAME TUSSAUD'S WAXWORK EXHIBITION Catalogue
Full details of the several hundred numbered exhibits in Hall No.1, the Grand Hall, the Hall of Kings, Hall No.4, the Napoleon Rooms, the Chamber of Horrors, the Children's Gallery, and the Hall of Tableaux, including: Rudyard Kipling, Charles Dickens, George Bernard Shaw, Louis Bleriot, Guglielmo Marconi, Rev.John Wesley, William Penn, Captain Scott (of the Antarctic), Ernest Shackleton, Edith Cavell, Earl Kitchener of Khartoum, H.R.H.the Prince of Wales (the future Edward VIII), Viscount Nelson ("from a cast taken from his face after death"), Viscountess Astor, Rt.Hon.Herbert Henry Asquith, Rt.Hon.Andrew Bonar Law, Rt.Hon.David Lloyd-George, Earl Balfour, Duke of Wellington, Queen Alexandra, Marie Antoinette, Louis XVI of France, Voltaire, Giuseppe Verdi, General Tom Thumb, Victor Hugo, Mrs.Siddons, Charles Gounod, Rev.Dr.David Livingstone, William Charles Macready, Charles Kean, Dan Leno, Tsar Nicholas II, John Knox, Mary Queen of Scots, Martin Luther, Shakespeare, Robert Burns, Lord Byron, Sir Henry Irving, Mrs.Pankhurst, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Dr.Benjamin Franklin, Madame Tussaud, George Washington, Benjamin Disraeli, Robert Baden-Powell, Pope Pius XI, Rt. Hon.Sir Winston Churchill, King George V, Geoffrey Chaucer, King Henry VIII, King Richard III, Cardinal Wolsey, Queen Elizabeth, Anne Boleyn (and many other British monarchs), Jack Dempsey, Jack Hobbs, Charlie Chaplin, The ex-Kaiser, Napoleon The Great, Joan of Arc, Marat, and the heads of Robespierre, Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI ("taken by order of the National Convention by Madame Tussaud's own hands immediately after their execution"); also The most extraordinary relic in the World ("the original Knife and Lunette, the identical instrument that decapitated 5,000 persons ..."); including Full Details of the 75 Exhibits in the famous Chamber of Horrors ... [44pp, 5.3x8.5; a remarkable survivor; minor marks, otherwise VG] £5

1926: TOWER PALACE GRAND (Blackpool) Souvenir Programme
Programme for The Tower Ballroom and The Palace Ballroom (with full details of dances); Programme for Palace Pictures and St. Anne's Palace (Variety acts, Pathe Gazette and films - Syd Chaplin in The Man On The Box (w.photo), Lew Cody and Mae Busch in Time, The Comedian, Mae Murray and John Gilbert in Merry Widow, Nina Vanna in The Night Watch, and Lillian Rich and Creighton Hale in Seven Days); Programme for The Palace Varieties (Hal Joy, Dunn & Dee, Norah Bancroft, Houston Sisters, Eight Moss Girls, Jack Hylton and His Band, Here's To You w.Florrie Forde, Aleta Turner and Chesney Allen); Programme for The Grand Theatre (Susie Tangles the Strings w.Graham Moffatt and Winifred Moffatt, and Ourselves w.Arthur Prince and Norman Griffin); 13 excellent half-page colour drawings of Tower Roof Gardens, Tower Menagerie and Monkey House, Tower Aquarium, Tower Oriental Village, The Tower Circus, The Palace Theatre, The Palace Ballroom, Palace Picture Pavilion, The Artistic Reception Room, Palace Italian Lounge, Tower Cafe Restaurant, Grand Theatre Foyer, and Interior of Grand Theatre; double-page colour drawing of The Tower Ballroom etc. [36pp, 6.1x9.75; slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

1928: TOWER PALACE GRAND (Blackpool) Souvenir Programme
Programme for The Tower Ballroom (Tower Typical Tokens w.Little Emmie, and full details of dances), and The Palace Ballroom (with full details of dances); Programme for Palace Pictures and St. Anne's Palace (Variety Acts, Pathe Gazette, The Beautiful Fraud w.Billy Dove, Her Wild Oat w.Colleen Moore); Programme for The Palace Varieties (Jose Collins, Kingsley Lark, Flotsam and Jetsam, Gladdy Sewell, May Henderson, Astor and Astoria); Programme for The Grand Theatre (Vogues and Vanities w.George Clarke); Programme for The Tower Circus (w.The Dakotas, Carre Sisters, John Lester's Midgets, William Storey with his Four Elephants, Jules Cheroy, Four Sisters Facory, Vojtek Trubka, Doodles & Fiery Jack, Miss Lucy Morton, Miss Mercedes Gleitze); 4 excellent half-page colour drawings of Tower Aquarium, Tower Menagerie and Monkey House, Tower Roof Gardens, and Tower Oriental Village and Tea Houses; 3/4 page colour drawing of The Tower Circus, Palace Italian Lounge, and Interior of Grand Theatre; 3 excellent full-page colour drawings of Tower Cafe Restaurant, The Palace Theatre, and Palace Picture Theatre Interior; double-page colour drawing of The Tower Ballroom etc. [40pp, 5.9x9.6; slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

MISCELLANEOUS: 1950s

1951: FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN - The South Bank Exhibition: A guide to the story it tells (South Bank, London)
Full details of the South Bank Exhibition (the centrepiece of the Festival of Britain) by Ian Cox. A double-page map of the entire Exhibition; Extensive essays on the 30 individual sections: Upstream Circuit - "The Land" (The Land of Britain, The Natural Scene, The Country, Minerals of the Island, Power and Production, Sea and Ships, Transport), The Dome of Discovery (The Land, The Earth, Polar, Sea, Sky, Outer Space, The Physical World, The Living World), Downstream Circuit - "The People" (The People of Britain, The Lion and the Unicorn, Homes & Gardens, The New Schools, Health, Sport, Seaside), Other Downstream Displays (Television, Telecinema, 1851 Centenary Pavilion, Shot Tower, Design Review). Copiously illustrated with 30+ MAPS and c40 PHOTOGRAPHS, including large photo portraits of H.M.The King and and H.M.The Queen, patrons of the Festival of Britain [168pp (including evocative period advertisements in colour), 7.25x9.6; very slightly rumpled and grubby, else VG] £8

1951: Guide to the Festival of Britain PLEASURE GARDENS (Battersea Park)
Welcome the World! by Sir Alan Herbert; Guide to the Riverside; Grand Vista; Fun Fair; large pictorial map of the Festival Site; The Gardens by Night; Lawn and Flower Gardens; Entertainments; Information (Restaurants, Cafes, Beer Gardens, First-Aid and Police, Lost Children, Lavatories); Shopping Guide; It Sprang From Spring Gardens (history of Festival Gardens: Vauxhall, Ranelagh, Cremorne) etc.; profusely illustrated with c40 charming line-drawings [56pp, 7.4x9.75; fascinating and uncommon; VG] £6

1952: Guide to the Festival PLEASURE GARDENS (Battersea Park)
Full details of the Festival Pleasure Gardens, part of the 1951 Festival of Britain and opened for a further year in 1952: The Parade; Riverside; Grand Vista; Lakeside Stage; double-page map of the Pleasure Gardens; Lawn and Flower Gardens; Entertainment; Fun Fair; Information etc.; 5 COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHS, 23 b&w PHOTOGRAPHS (including a panoramic view of the Pleasure Gardens) etc. [40pp, 7.4x9.75; fascinating and uncommon; spine rubbed, else VG] £5

1953: THE CROWNING OF THE QUEEN Commemorative Brochure
Superb and detailed Commemorative Brochure: an account of the run-up to the Queen's Coronation, told by Stephen King-Hall in three chapters: I - Succession to the Throne, II - The Life of Queen Elizabeth, and III - The Sovereign and Her People; with 45+ photographs (public engagements, family photos, wartime, wedding, Royal Tour of Canada etc.), and 5 colour illustrations (H M The Queen on horseback, St.Edward's Crown, Imperial State Crown, The Orb and Sceptre, and The Ampulla and The Spoon) etc. [52pp, 7.4x9.75; minor marks else VG] £5

1953: THE CORONATION OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II Souvenir Programme
Souvenir Programme for the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II; contains Lines on The Coronation by the Poet Laureate John Masefield, 6 large photos (of H M The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, The Duke of Cornwall and Princess Anne, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, Princess Margaret, and The Princess Royal), Foreword by The Duke of Gloucester, The Queen's Majesty by Arthur Bryant, Queen Elizabeth II by Dermot Morrah (w.6 photos), The Coronation Procession (w.5 photos), illustrated map of the Coronation Procession, The Coronation Ceremony by Sir George Bellew (w.7 photos), The Coronation Service by The Lord Archbishop of Canterbury (w.photo), The Form and Order of Her Majesty's Coronation, A Genealogical Table showing the Descent of the Crown etc. [44pp, 7x9.75; very minor imperfections, else VG] £5

1956: THE GREENROOM CAVALCADE 1876-1956 (London Coliseum)
Ralph Richardson, Daphne Anderson, Denis Bowen, Marion Grimaldi, Dickie Henderson, Denis Quilley, Edith Evans, Rosalind Iden, Ronald Harwood, Austin Trevor, Donald Wolfit, Ernest Hare, David Oxley, Michael Ashwin, Bruce Trent, Pamela Austin, Elisabeth Larner, Katie Boyle, Pamela Marmont, Sheila Bradley, Anna Massey, Sylvia Campbell, Sheila Sim, Eric Portman, Ronald Ward, Basil Sydney, William Mervyn, Percy Marmont, Patrick McGoohan, John Slater, Pete Warren, Anne Crawford, Tommy Trinder, Arthur Macrae, John Gielgud, Vivien Leigh, Laurence Oliver, John Justin, Jane Baxter, Eve Lister, Frederick Leister, Reginald Beckwith, Tony Britton, John Clarke-Smith, Richard Wattis, Maria Charles, Denise Hirst, Norman Warwick, Barbara Kelly, Joy Nichols, Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Emlyn Williams, Marie Burke, Clifford Mollison, Kay Hammond, John Clements, Robert Dhery, Jacques Legras, Ross Parker, Laurence Soupault, Henri Pennic, Margeret Rawlings, Margot Fonteyn, Michael Somes; dir:Tommy Hayes [8pp, 7.4x9.75; programme details, full cast lists, credits etc.; uncommon; rumpled, folded in four, else VG] £4

1957: THE MODERN JAZZ QUARTET (UK Tour)
National Jazz Federation present the Modern Jazz Quartet (John Lewis, Milt Jackson, Percy Heath and Connie Kay) and the Don Rendell Jazz Six (Don Rendell, Ronnie Ross, Eddie Harvey, Bert Courtley, Kenny Napper, Phil Seaman) on a Nation-Wide Tour; Full details and programme notes for the four set programmes played on the tour by the MJQ, and details of The Don Rendell Jazz Six's programme; 16 photographs etc. [20pp, 8.25x10.5; minor marks, slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1958 (2-18 May): Norman Granz' JAZZ AT THE PHILHARMONIC (UK Tour)
Programme of Events; biographies of Norman Granz (w.photo), Ella Fitzgerald (w.large photo), Oscar Peterson (w.large photo), Dizzy Gillespie (w.photo), Roy Eldridge (w.photo), Stan Getz (w.photo), Coleman Hawkins (w.photo), Sonny Stitt (w.photo), Lou Levy, Max Bennett, Gus Johnson, Ray Brown (w.photo), Herb Ellis (w.photo); further photos of The Oscar Peterson Trio, and Roy Eldridge and Ray Brown; Tour Schedule etc. [24pp, 8.25x10.5; VG] £4

MISCELLANEOUS: 1960s

1963 (24 Apr): THE WEDDING OF PRINCESS ALEXANDRA OF KENT AND ANGUS OGILVY Approved Souvenir Programme
Approved Souvenir Programme for the Wedding of Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra of Kent and the Honourable Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey, 24th April 1963; contains large photos of H M The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, Princess Marina, Princess Alexandra of Kent and Angus Ogilvy; Foreword by The Duke of Gloucester, A Song for Blessing on this April Day by the Poet Laureate John Masefield, The Bride by Dermot Morrah (w.10 photos), The Bridegroom by Dermot Morrah (w.4 photos), Illustrated map of the Route of the Bride, Ceremonial to be Observed, Procession within The Abbey, Procession out of The Abbey, Return fom The Abbey, The Marriage Service by The Archbishop of Canterbury, The Form of Solemnization of Matrimony, Television and Sound Broadcasting, Genealogical Tables etc. [36pp, 9.75x6.75; VG] £3

1964 (Jun-Sep): SON ET LUMIERE at Hampton Court Palace
With the voices of John Neville (as King Henry VIII), Michael Hordern (as Thomas Wolsey), Hilary Liddell, Edward Kelsey, Geoffrey Wearing, Raymond Mason, Rosemary Towler, Alan Judd, Kenneth Dight, Dorothy Tutin (as Anne Boleyn), Harvey Ashby, and Dorothy Gordon; production directed by Christopher Ede, script by John Mortimer, music composed and conducted by John Hotchkis [20pp, 6.5x9; photos and biographies of the principal cast, writer, director and composer, Author's Note, List of Scenes, A Brief History of Hampton Court (w.7 illustrations) etc.; VG] £3

MISCELLANEOUS: 1970s

1970 (Apr): CUE - The Greenwich Theatre Magazine No.13
Diary of the staging of the opening production by Alan Vaughan Williams, Designing at The Greenwich Theatre by Roger Butlin (with 4 photos of the sets for Martin Luther King, Spithead, Music Hall, and Rough and Ready Lot), Frank Jenner's account of Nearly 50 Years ago at The Greenwich Theatre, information for and about The Friends of Greenwich Theatre, seating plan etc. [34pp, 4.75x8.25; VG] £3

1970: ROYAL TOURNAMENT 1970 (Earls Court) Souvenir Programme
Order of events; Features on The Band of the Royal Corps of Signals (w.photo), Massed Bands and Bugles of the Light Division, The Light Infantry, The Royal Green Jackets, The Royal Navy Field Gun Competition (w.2 photos and diagram), The Musical Drive by The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery (w.illustration), The Queen's Colour Squadron of the Royal Air Force (w.photo), Arctic Ambush - A Display by 45 Commando Royal Marines (w.2 photos), The Musical Ride of The Household Cavalry (w.2 photos), Display of Gymnastics by The Army (w.2 photos), Royal Brunei Malay Regiment (w.3 photos), White Helmets - Royal Signals Motor-Cycle Display Team (w.3 photos), The Massed Bands of the Royal Air Force (w.2 photos); photographs of HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, HRH The Duke of Gloucester, The Lord Mayor of London (Sir Ian Bowater), and Chairman of the Greater London Council (Peter Black, JP); 25+ photos in all; Occupants of the Royal Box, credits etc. etc. [60pp, 6.25x9; VG] (£4) SOLD

1970: SON ET LUMIERE at Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon
The story of Stratford-upon-Avon & the Shakespeare Family. With the voices of Ralph Richardson, Ian Richardson, Paul Scofield, Andrew Cruickshank, Norman Rodway, Richard Ryder, Jason Matthews, Patrick Barr, Brenda Bruce, John Gielgud, Edith Evans, Laurence Olivier, Anthony Quayle, Judi Dench, Peggy Ashcroft; script by David Lytton, lighting by Robert Bryan, music arranged by John Strickson, directed by R D Smith, produced by Francis Davidson [16pp, 8.5x11; in Aid of Holy Trinity Church Restoration Fund; article on the Restoration Fund (w.3 photos), article on Holy Trinity Church (4 photos), 12+ cast photos, important dates in the Stratford story etc.; slightly rumpled, else VG] £3

1971 (27 June): TRIBUTE TO TYRONE GUTHRIE (St Georges Elizabeth Theatre, Islington)
Programme for this tribute to Sir William Tyrone Guthrie, who had died (aged 70) on 15 May 1971. Among the participants were Christopher Plummer, Patrick Magee, Richard Hampton, Joss Ackland, John Neville, Hugh Ross, Marilyn Taylerson, Elvi Hale, Judi Dench, Ian Wallace, Soo-Bee Lee, Alan Opie, Margaret Rawlings, Denys Hawthorne, Peter McEnery, John Warner, Alan Bates, Andrew Cruickshank, Daniel Massey, Dai Bradley, George Murcell; and recorded tributes from John Gielgud, Alec Guinness, Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson, Sybil Thorndike; the programme contains a large photograph of Guthrie, a page of his writing about acting, and Tributes from John Clements, Christopher Fry and George Murcell [12pp, 6x8.25; VG] £4

1974 (6 May): TRIBUTE TO THE LADY (Old Vic)
Lilian Baylis Centenary Festival 1974. A Gala Evening, in the gracious presence of H M Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Patron of the Royal Victoria Hall (The Old Vic): A special performance to celebrate the life and work of Lilian Baylis. Readers appearing in this impression of Lilian Baylis' life: Sir Laurence Olivier, Dame Peggy Ashcroft (as Lilian Baylis), Barbara Jefford (as Sybil Thorndike), Nigel Stock, Anna Carteret, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Robert Lang, Paul Scofield, Gawn Grainger, Sir John Clements, Dame Edith Evans, Dame Ninette de Valois, Sir John Gielgud, Dame Flora Robson, Marius Goring, Sir Ralph Richardson, Dame Sybil Thorndike; edited and produced by Val May [4pp, 7.75x11.25; cast list, contents of the special performance, full text of An Epilogue for A Theatrical Occasion by Peter Shaffer (excellent); slightly grubby and rumpled, minor marks else VG] £5

1974: LILIAN BAYLIS CENTENARY FESTIVAL Souvenir Programme
Superb large-size Souvenir Programme for the 1974 Festival marking the centenary of Lilian Baylis's birth. Contains The life of Lilian Baylis (w.18 photos), Auntie's Niece - Lilian Baylis on Emma Cons (w.photo); Articles by Sybil Thorndike (w.2 photos), Ralph Richardson (w.3 photos), Flora Robson (w.2 photos), Alec Guinness (w.photo), Michael Redgrave (w.2 photos), Laurence Oliver (w.5 photos), Joan Cross (w.2 photos), Adrian Boult (w.photo), Lawrence Collingwood (w.photo), Edith Coates (w.photo), Ninette de Valois (w.2 photos), Frederick Ashton (w.photo), Alicia Markova (w.2 photos), Margot Fonteyn (w.4 photos); review of the EMI record set Stars of the Vic-Wells by Frank Granville-Barker (w.photo); Impressions and Anecdotes (by Kathleen Clarke, Russell Thorndike, Harcourt Williams, Sumner Austin, Esme Church, Bruce Worsley, Hugh Walpole, Harley Granville Barker, Edward Dent, Robert Speaight, Tyrone Guthrie and many others - w.13 photos); A Summing-Up by Hugh Willatt (w.photo); Baylis and Books etc.; edited by Peter Roberts [106pp (56pp text+50pp adverts), 8.25x11.75; OVER 65 SUPERB AND UNCOMMON PHOTOGRAPHS; fascinating!; very slightly rumpled, else VG] £12

1975: EDWARD THE SEVENTH - David Butler, John Gorrie, Philip Magnus (ATV)
A splendid TV Times Souvenir of the 13-episode ATV Series featuring Annette Crosbie (as Queen Victoria), Timothy West (as Edward), Helen Ryan (as Princess Alexandra), Felicity Kendal (as Princess Vicky, Guy Slater, Jane Lapotaire, Michael Osborne, Michael Hordern (as W E Gladstone), Christopher Neame (as Kaiser Wilhelm II), Peter Howell, Michael Byrne, Judy Loe, Ian Gelder, Madeleine Cannon, Barbara Laurenson, Robert Hardy (as Prince Albert), Andre Morell, Moira Redmond (as Alice Keppel), Shirley Steedman, Deborah Makepeace, Vanessa Miles, Rosalyn Elvin, Alison Leggatt, Richard Vernon, Charles Sturridge (as Edward aged 18), Kathleen Byron, Bruce Purchase, Lyndon Brook, Edward de Souza, Anthony Douse, Harry Andrews, John Normington, Basil Hoskins, Paul Greenhalgh, William Dysart, Denis Lill, Robert Robinson, Michael Billington (as Czar Nicholas II), John Gielgud (as Benjamin Disraeli), Deborah Grant, Noel Willman, Geoffrey Bayldon, Francesca Annis (as Lillie Langtry), Carolyn Seymour, Edward Hardwicke, Gwyneth Strong, James Berwick, Gareth Thomas, Charles Dance (as Prince Eddy), Nigel Havers (as Frederick Crichton), Moultrie Kelsall, Susan Macready, Angus MacKay, Michael Elder, Sally Home, Rhoda Lewis, Peter Collingwood, Philippa Robinson, Cheryl Campbell, Meriel Brook, Roy Jacobs, Daniel Slater, Max Hartnell, Rebecca Slater, Patience Collier, Joseph O'Conor, Basil Dignam, Robert Flemyng, John Welsh, Michael Barrington, Simon Gipps-Kent (as Edward aged 13), Joyce Carey, Terrence Hardiman, Brewster Mason, Arthur Hewlett, Peggy Ann Wood, Virginia Clarke, Hilary Mason, Robert Mill, Bryan Coleman, Derek Fowlds, David Freedman, Patricia Hamilton, Julian Sherrier, Chloe Ashcroft, George Belbin, Tom Criddle, Clive Morton, Jeffry Wickham, Trevor Baxter, Peter Cartwright, Donald Douglas, Richard Leech, Teresa White, Lee Fox, Stephen Grover, Peter Penry-Jones, Glenn Williams, John Boswall, Nancie Jackson, Peter Spraggon, James Warwick, John Carlin, Peter Carlisle, Nigel Crewe, Anthony Dawes, Kenneth Gilbert, Mike Gwilym, Bill Ward, Michael Griffiths, Edward Jewesbury, Christopher Malcolm, Roger Ostime, Malcolm Rogers, Frederick Treves, Geoffrey Wincott, Paul Bacon, John Harding, Katherine Hensler, Nan Munro, John Rutland, Mandy Tulloch, Edgar Wreford, William Abney, Helen Dorward, Carl Hughes, Patricia O'Brian, Ivor Roberts, John Serret, Elliott Sullivan, Terence Wilton, John Byron, David Lander, Rula Lenska, Hazel McBride, Emma Neal, Trevor Peacock, Jeffrey Segal, Christopher Strauli, Lisa Welsford, Jonathan Adams, Geoffrey Beevers, Donald Bisset, Oliver Rudolf, Graham Seed, Ralph Watson, Jerome Watts, Reginald Barratt, John Dunbar, Stuart Lock, Zibba Mayes, Paul O'Connor, Michael Poole, Margot Van der Burgh, Christopher Watts, Anna Wing, Joshua Bassett, Rosamond Burne, Robert Fountain, Jan Harvey, Ludmilla Nova, Geoffrey Palmer, George A Cooper, Alison Crook, Samantha Gates, Timothy Lines, Dan Meaden, Norman Shelley, Samuel West (as Eddy Albert Victor, aged 5), Dennis Chinnery, Basil Clarke, Anthony Hambleton, Monique Potter, Barnaby Shaw, Paul Sutch, Joseph West, David Arnold, Edward Brooks, Heidi Elphick, Dickon Paine, David Purcell, Arthur Quintus Haycraft, Peter Richards, Ian Sutch, Fanny Bassett, Christine Blair, Wayne Brooks, Edwin Brown, Roger Eden, Eric Hillyard, Martin Skinner, Mel Churcher, Nicholas Lane, Bobby Monro, Anthony Woodruff, Mischa De La Motte, Ronald Mayer, Billy Miller, Bob Murphy, James Caution, David Milner, Adrienne Posta, Irene Peters, Kathryn Leigh Scott; dir:John Gorrie [68pp, 8.75x11.75; full cast list, very extensive illustrated articles, c100 photographs, many in colour; a splendid souvenir of this landmark TV series; in superb condition] £6

1975: THE FRED ASTAIRE STORY: His Life, His Films, His Friends (BBC TV)
A superb 68-page Radio Times Souvenir Guide to the Radio 2 Biography and the BBC TV Astaire-Rogers Film Season, written by Benny Green: a complete survey of Fred Astaire's remarkable career, copiously illustrated with over 200 excellent photos from his professional and private life. "The Fred Astaire Special takes a searching look at a great career in the glittering yet sometimes cruel world of show-biz. Spanning 70 years in entertainment, it uses stills from Astaire's stage shows and films and it also includes hitherto unpublished pictures and unique interviews with Fred, his family, friends and West End, Broadway and Hollywood colleagues"; Articles on the composers and lyricists most closely assosiated with Astaire by Benny Green, and retrospective critiques of the film career by Philip Jenkinson [68pp, 9.2x11.75; a fascinating and superbly illustrated comprehensive survey of the life and times of this great star; the Souvenir contains no advertisements, and is in excellent condition] £6

1976: CLAYHANGER - Arnold Bennett, dramatised by Douglas Livingstone (ATV)
A splendid TV Times Souvenir of the 26-episode ATV Series featuring Peter McEnery (as Edwin Clayhanger), Janet Suzman (as Hilda Lessways), Thelma Whiteley, Louise Purnell, Joyce Redman, Harry Andrews (as Darius Clayhanger), Bruce Purchase, Timothy Woolgar, John Horsley, Anne Carroll, Denis Quilley, Clive Swift, Denholm Elliott, Hugh Walters, Renee Asherson, Erin Geraghty, Vera Jakob, Connie Merigold, Julie Peasgood, Rosemary Blake, Bernard Holley, John Stratton, Michael Osborne, Paul Jesson, Jill Lidstone, Harold Bennett, Adam Swift, Annabelle Lanyon, William Relton (as young Edwin Clayhanger), Pamela Cundell, Brian Pettifer, Diana Rayworth, Eric Francis, David Stoll, Geoffrey Drew, Rebecca Swift, Megan Hanks, Lisa Moss, Benjamin Whitrow, Madoline Thomas, Peggy Ann Wood, Annie Leake, Viola Keats, Geoffrey Hutchings, David Wilkinson, Brigid Erin Bates, Susan Williamson, Dennis Clinton, Roy Macready, John Rainer, Peter Clough, Arthur Cox, Christine Absalom, Yvonne Bonnamy, Rosemary Martin, James Ware, Jack Lynn, Paul Howes, Jacqueline Morgan, John Blain, Eve Mortimer, Pip Miller, Sally Grace, Michael Howley, Mitzi Rogers, Heather Canning, Deborah Grant, Sarah Harter, David Machin, Robin Parkinson, Chris Range, Alison Skilbeck, Raymond Witch, Reginald Barratt, Paul Blake, Christopher Coll, Lynette Davies, Patricia Hassell, Bernard Kay, Clifford Kershaw, Frederick Radley, Leonard Trolley, Robert Vahey, Theresa Watson, Wendy Wax, Valerie White, Darlene Beth, Michael Graham Cox, Ellis Dale, Sonny Farrar, David Glover, Frederick Hall, Basil Hoskins, Charles Kinross, Anna Steele, Harry Walker, George Waring, Gillian Davey, Patricia Garwood, Ray Gatenby, Paul Jerricho, Mike Kemp, Joanna Lloyd, Roland MacLeod, Peter Marinker, John McCombe, Sharon O'Leary, Lawrence Rew, Beatrice Aston, Deborah Baxter, David Edwards, Margaret Heery, Lloyd Lamble, Martin Read, Henry Stamper, Frank Tregear, Alan Wilson, June Brown, Michael Duggan, John Gill, Paul Haley, Stanley Page, Malcolm Rogers, Peter Spraggon, Mo Willshire, Tony Aitken, Anthony Baird, Frederick Bennett, Una Brandon-Jones, Terence Conoley, Stacy Davies, Derek Fowlds, Ann Gabrielle, Samantha Gates, Ken Halliwell, Gary Lock, Hilary Sesta, Peter Welch, Martin Wyldeck, Christopher Banks, Osmund Bullock, Robert Cooper, David Foxxe, Tom Howell, Enid Irvin, Ian Jentle, Martin Kessel, Frank Middlemass, Victor Platt, Gary Rich, David Steele, Amanda Walker, Rod Beacham, Alan Foss, Harold Goodwin, Roy Pattison, Clyde Pollitt, Chris Sanders, Sheri Shepstone, Frank Veasey, Joe Holmes, Clinton Jeffries, David Purcell, Beatrice Shaw, Leslie Bryant, Anthony Collin, Humphrey Frampton, John Scott Martin, Stuart Wilde, Michael Fincham, Joe Ritchie, Ian Meadows, Bernard Sharpe, Rusty Livingstone, Sheila Gill, Hal Jeayes; dir: John Davies, David Reid [68pp, 8.75x11.25; full cast list, very extensive illustrated articles, c100 photographs and illustrations, many in colour; a splendid souvenir of this popular TV series; in superb condition] £5

1977: The First 25 Years of THE MOUSETRAP
A superb photographic record of The First 25 Years of Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap, presented by Peter Saunders; Introduction; montage of Press Comment; articles on Dame Agatha Christie by Matthew Pritchard (w.large photo), Peter Saunders by Harold Hobson (w.large photo), The World in 1952 by J C Trewin; Photos of Sir Max Mallowan (Agatha Christie's husband), the young Matthew Pritchard (her grandson), and Rosalind Hicks (her daughter); a year-by-year summary of The Mousetrap productions 1952-1977, with cast photos for each year, including Richard Attenborough, Sheila Sim, Heather Stannard, Derek Blomfield, Arthur Brough, David Raven, James Grout, Heather Chasen, Anna Barry, Michael Martin-Harvey, Madoline Thomas, Mark Kingston, John Justin, Ray Cooney, Irene Sutcliffe, John Hart Dyke, Ian Cullen, Stephanie Cole, Lee Fox, Carol Marsh, Paul Darrow, Helen Weir, Harold Kasket and many others; 7 photos of The Mousetrap Directors; 9 photos of backstage personnel; photos of the two stage sets (1952 and 1965); Photos of special occasions; List of the Works of Agatha Christie; Index to photographs etc.; 160+ PHOTOGRAPHS IN ALL [40pp, 8.25x11.75; packed with fascinating information; uncommon; minor mark on front cover, else VG] £9

1977 (June): NORTHERN IRELAND OPERA NEWS-SHEET No.3
Foreword, extensive excerpts from reviews and 10+ large photos of Faust (with Marilyn Hill-Smith, Jose Tudare, Christian du Plessis, Janet Price, Assen Vassilev, Mary Gilmore) and Rigoletto (with John Rath, Janet Hughes, Carlos Montane, Ferdinand Radovan, Clive Harre, Stephen Emmanuel, and Frederick Green), Conversations with The Cast etc. [28pp, 8.25x11.75; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1978: SUPER AGENT MAGAZINE Issue No.2
Issue of Super Agent magazine, devoted to The Professionals, starring Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw and Lewis Collins; contains 5 colour photographs and a 33"x23.5" centre-spread of Brodie and Doyle, two articles: Exclusive! Collins and Shaw Speak Out, and The Real Brodie and Doyle and more [16pp, 8.25x11.75 (single 33x23.5 sheet in original folds); VG] £4

1979: THE PROFESSIONALS MAGAZINE Issue No.1
Magazine devoted to the TV Series The Professionals, starring Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw and Lewis Collins; contains 45+ photographs, many in colour, Full CVs of Brodie, Doyle and Cowley, CVs of the three principal actors with full page photos of each, an original story ("Revenge Is Sweet"), The Private life of Lewis Collins, Could you be a Professional? and much else [32pp, 8.25x11.75; very minor edge damage, else VG] £4

1979: THE PROFESSIONALS MAGAZINE Issue No.2
Magazine devoted to the TV Series The Professionals, starring Gordon Jackson, Martin Shaw and Lewis Collins; contains 60+ photographs, many in colour, and 10+ articles: The Men Who Make The Professionals, Producing The Professionals, On Location with The Professionals, The Professional Image, Short Story ("It's In The Bag"), Flower Power for Martin, The Private Side of Gordon Jackson, Girl-Girls-Girls, Props Go Into Action, Autobiographical features on Martin Shaw and Lewis Collins, What does the future hold for Martin Shaw? and much else [32pp, 8.25x11.75; minor edge damage, else VG] £4

MISCELLANEOUS: 1980s

1980: THE EMPIRE THEATRE, Liverpool 1866-1980
Illustrated booklet celebrating the re-opening of the Empire Theatre Liverpool; Foreword by Sir John Moores, CBE, LLD; four illustrated articles: The Early Years (w.5 photos), The War Years (w.11 photos), The Glittering Post War Era (w.8 photos), and A New Era (w.4 photos); programme for Welsh National Opera's Gala performance of TOSCA to celebrate the opening of the Empire Theatre on Wednesday 1st October 1980, with Geoffrey Moses, Julian Moyle, Kenneth Collins, Helena Dose, Anthony Baldwin, John Harris, Mark Nelson, Margaret Baiton, Gordon Whyte; c:Julian Smith, dir:John Copley (w.3 photos) etc. [soft-back book, 28pp, 8.25x11.75; slightly rumpled, else VG] £5

1981 (29 Jul): THE ROYAL WEDDING Official Programme
Official Programme for the Marriage of H R H The Prince of Wales and The Lady Diana Spencer, St.Paul's Cathedral, 29th July 1981; contains 4 full-page colour photos of the Bride and Groom, 5 further colour photos of the clergy and the carriages, Introduction by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Ceremonial - The Carriage Processions, The Music of the Service, Processions within St.Paul's Cathedral, Map of the Route, Timetable, The Form of Solemnization of Matrimony, Processions out of St.Paul's Cathedral etc. [28pp, 5.5x8.4; VG] £5

1981: A HISTORY OF THE LONDON COLISEUM 1904-1981
Lavish soft-back book by Richard Jarman, telling the fascinating story of the home of English National Opera, and published on the occasion of the Company's Golden Jubilee. Illustrated essays and commentary, with over 300 excellent photographs in all [soft-back book, 126pp, 8.25x11.75; slightly rumpled, else VG] £6

1981: THE SOCIETY OF WEST END THEATRE AWARDS 1981 Souvenir Brochure
Programme for the 1981 Awards Ceremony, with List Full of the nominations (with pencil annotations against the winner in each category); Photographs of many of the year's productions, including Rosemary Harris (in All My Sons), Angela Thorne (in Anyone for Denis?), Alice Krige, Richard Briers (in Arms and The Man), Sinead Cusack, Susan Fleetwood (in As You Like It), Michael Crawford (in Barnum), Stephen Beagley (Royal Ballet), Eric Peterson, John Gray (in Billy Bishop Goes To War), Sylvester McCoy, Alfred Molina (in Can't Pay? Won't Pay!), Brian Blessed, Wayne Sleep (in Cats), Elizabeth Quinn, Trevor Eve (in Children Of A Lesser God), Bryony Brind, Julian Hosking (in Dances of Albion), Patrick Harding Irmer, Kate Harrison (in Death And The Maiden), Pauline Tinsley, Norman Bailey (in Die Frau Ohne Schatten), Stuttgart Company (in Forgotten Land), Joe Melia, Alan Howard (in Good), Tony Church, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Derek Godfrey (in Hamlet), Michael Pennington, Tom Wilkinson (in Hamlet), Lynn Farleigh, Sylvestra le Touzel, Gwen Taylor (in Harvest), Placido Domingo, Claire Powell (in Les Contes d'Hoffmann), Karan Armstrong, Gunter Reich (in Lulu), Penelope Wilton, Daniel Massey (in Man And Superman), Norman Beaton, Yvette Harris (in Measure For Measure), Catherine Hall (in Naked Robots), Marion Tate, David Ashmole (in Night Moves), On The Razzle, Sylvia 'Kuumba' Williams, Vernel Bagneris (in One Mo' Time!), Ashley Page (Royal Ballet), Eileen Atkins, Benjamin Whitrow (in Passion Play), Donald Sinden, Dinah Sheridan, Gwen Watford, Polly Adams (in Present Laughter), Edward Fox, James Grout (in Quartermaine's Terms), Michael Clarke and the Rambert Ballet Company (in Rainbow Ripples), Judy Buxton, Brenda Bruce (in Romeo and Juliet), Rowan Atkinson (In Revue), John Vickers, Shirley Verrett (in Samson et Dalila), Georgina Hale, Sheila Ruskin (in Steaming), Janet Dale (in The Accrington Pals), Carlin Glynn, Henderson Forsythe (in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas), Warren Mitchell, Kenneth Cranham (in The Caretaker), Helen Field, Arthur Davies (in The Cunning Little Vixen), Tudor Davies, Anne Mackay (in The Gypsy Princess), Michael Rippon, Neil Mackie, David Wilson-Johnson (in The Lighthouse), Sinead Cusack, Tom Wilkinson (in The Maid's Tragedy), David Suchet (in The Merchant Of Venice), Patricia Hodge (in The Mitford Girls), Bob Cartland, John Wood (in The Provok'd Wife), Michael Pennington, Norman Rodway (in The Shadow Of A Gunman), Petula Clark (in The Sound of Music), Karl Johnson (in Television Times), Jeremy Nicholas (in Three Men In A Boat), Tonight At 8.30, Maire Ni Ghrainne, Bernadette Shortt, Gabriel Byrne (in Translations), Maggie Smith (in Virginia), Paul Eddington, Margaret Tyzack (in Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?); full details of the Cabaret for the Evening (excerpts from The Mitford Girls, One Mo' Time!, Anyone For Denis with John Wells, The Sound of Music with Petula Clark, and Cats with Elaine Page), Previous Award Winners etc. etc. [92pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £8

1982 (18 July): A NATIONAL SALUTE FROM THE BRITISH THEATRE (London Coliseum)
In Aid of the South Atlantic Fund, in the Presence of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales; Programme of Events, which included Lord Olivier salutes The Task Force, A Musical Salute sung by Linda Esther Gray, Tarby's Tribute by Jimmy Tarbuck, Pop Scene Salute with Adam Ant, Tight Fit, Alvin Stardust, Dame Anna Neagle introduces Merle Park and Wayne Eagling (in the Pas de Deux from Manon), Danny La Rue and The Girls present Music Hall Militaria (with Anita Harris, Alfred Marks, Jill Gascoine, Billy Dainty, Leslie Crowther, Dickie Henderson, Sir Harry Secombe), Alan Howard (from the Royal Shakespeare Company), Corbett's Contribution by Ronnie Corbett, Robert Hardy introduces The English National Opera in The Chorus of Peers from Iolanthe, Dawson's Donation by Les Dawson, Tommy Steele, Paul Daniels, Frank Finlay (from the National Theatre), Music To Mark This Occasion sung by Peter Morrison, Sir Harry Secombe, Dame Vera Lynn, Virginia McKenna; full-page portraits of Her Majesty the Queen, Prince Charles, a Message from Air Chief Marshal Sir David Evans ("In its long history this famous theatre can surely never have staged a more glittering show than tonight's presentation...") etc. [44pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £4

1984 (March 22nd): GLASGOW CITIZENS' THEATRE, ROBERT DAVID MacDONALD AND GERMAN DRAMA (by Cordelia Oliver)
Full text of The Celebratory Lecture given by Cordelia Oliver at the Ceremony to award the Goethe Medal 1984 to Robert David MacDonald, photographs of the Presentation Ceremony, the Glasgow Citizens' Theatre, 12 production photos of Rosenkavalier, Happy End, St. Joan Of The Stockyards, The Last Days of Mankind, Woyzeck, and Torquato Tasso; biography of Robert David MacDonald (w.photo) etc. [32pp, 8.3x10.75; VG] £5

1985: SHAKESPEARE IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS (Her Majesty's Stationery Office)
A survey of documents relating to William Shakespeare and his family in the public records; text by David Thomas; 30+ reproductions of documents cited in the various sections: Shakespeare's father, Shakespeare in London, Shakespeare in Stratford, Shakespeare's Will and Signatures, and Documents relating to Shakespeare and his family in the Public Record Office; detailed commentary and transcriptions of many of the documents [52pp, 8.5x10.8 soft-back book; VG] £5

1986: KING'S THEATRE 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION (King's Theatre, Edinburgh)
Celebrating the 80th Birthday of the newly-refurbished King's Theatre, Edinburgh: an illustrated history of the theatre, with commentary and 35+ photos and illustrations: a 1956 Royal visit, Sean Connery recalling his days at the King's, Jimmy Logan in Robinson Crusoe (1952), two photos from Sinbad (1985), Stanley Baxter in Mother Goose (1983), the 1985 Restoration etc. [20pp, 8.25x11.75; scribbles on the back, else VG] £4

1987: BRISTOL HIPPODROME SOUVENIR (Bristol Hippodrome)
A Souvenir of Seventy-Five Years of the Bristol Hippodrome, with c100 photos and illustrations and text by Christopher Robinson; tells the fascinating story of this famous theatre, with many unusual photos of the theatre itself in good times and bad, the many notable artists who have appeared there, playbills, personalities, premieres etc. [28pp, 8.25x11.75; uncommon; VG] £5

1988 (29 Jan): THE LAURENCE OLIVIER AWARDS 1988 (Dominion Theatre) Souvenir Brochure
Presented by The Society Of West End Theatre in the Presence of Her Royal Highness The Princess of Wales [146pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £8

1988 (12 Nov): THE LORD MAYOR'S SHOW 1988 (City of London) Souvenir Brochure
Official Programme for the 1988 Lord Mayor's Show. Contains A Message from The Lord Mayor (Sir Christopher Collett), The Order of Procession (with full details of the 146 groups involved), Map of the Procession Route with Timings, and eight copiously illustrated articles: Sir Christopher Collett at home in Wimbledon (w.8 colour photos), The Sheriffs of London, 800th Anniversary of the Mayoralty, People Count With The Livery, The Ward of Broad Street, People Count With The Unique Corporation, Three City Territorials, and Fireworks over London [84pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £4

1989: DOCTOR WHO: The Ultimate Adventure - Terrance Dicks (UK Tour) Souvenir Brochure
Jon Pertwee and large cast; dir:Carole Todd [16pp, 8.25x11.75; colour photos of William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, Jon Pertwee, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy, and 12+ colour production photos of this stage play; Introduction by John Nathan-Turner, extensive illustrated articles about the TV show etc.; SIGNED by Graeme Smith (who played Jason); VG] £4

MISCELLANEOUS: 1990s

1990 (4 May): ADMISSION OF THE MOST REVEREND DESMOND TUTU (Goldsmith's College, New Cross)
Programme for The Admission of The Most Reverend Desmond Tutu as an Honorary Freeman of the Borough of Lewisham; with a biography of The Most Reverend Desmond Mpilo Tutu, Archbishop of Cape Town and Metropolitan of the Anglican Province of South Africa (w.2 colour photos), colour reproductions of the Presentational Casket and Scroll (In recognition of his inspirational role in leading his people in South Africa toward freedom and justice ...), Order of Proceedings, Programme etc. [8pp, 6.5x9; VG] £2

1991: EVERYMAN THEATRE, CHELTENHAM: Official Centenary Brochure (Everyman, Cheltenham)
Extensive History of the Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham (with illustrations and photos, many in colour); Theatre Timeline; Famous Faces from past including Peggy Mount, Christopher Timothy, Penelope Keith, Jacqueline Dankworth, Peter Egan, William Gaunt, Bert Kwok, Windsor Davies and Stephen Berkoff; Aims and Goals; production photos of past shows (Musicals, Family Shows, Drama, Farce and Comedy, the Youth Theatre), reviews, the Theatre's Ghosts etc. [32pp, 8.25x11.75; c50 photographs in all; VG] £4

1991: JAPAN FESTIVAL 1991 (UK) Official Programme
Official Programme, containing full details of more than 3,500 events nationwide - the greatest festival ever staged in the UK - and twelve profusely illustrated articles with 75+ colour photos: Visions of Heaven and Hell (Exhibition at the V&A), Puppets, Plays and Phantoms (Classical and modern Japanese theatre), Years of change (Development of Japan over the last four decades), Better by design (Japanese technology), Images of Japan (Major movements in fine arts), Film view (Development of the Japanese film industry), A special relationship (Cultural and historical links between Britain and Japan), Crafting beauty (Popular crafts of the Mingei movement), Battle of the giants (Sumo wrestling), Comparing notes (Musical world of East and West), How different is Japan? (from both Japanese and British perspectives), and Why a Japan Festival in 1991 (The link with the Japan Society's Centenary). [108pp, 8.25x11.75; slightly rumpled, else VG] £4

1992: THE MOUSETRAP STORY
A superb photographic record of 40 Years of The Mousetrap, with photos of original publicity material, special silk programmes, the original prompt copy, special souvenir programmes; photos of the original set design and surviving original props; photos of the play's designers, sets and 20 Directors; photos of special occasions, including celebratory parties, and Richard Attenborough and Peter Saunders' appearances on 'This Is Your Life'; and most of all a fascinating Year-By-Year Survey of the Production, featuring photos of the leading players for each year; 470 PHOTOGRAPHS IN ALL [100pp, 8.25x11.75; packed with fascinating information; uncommon; VG] £15

1992 (18 June): A Service of Thanksgiving for DAME GWEN FFRANGCON-DAVIES 1891-1992 (St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London)
Order of Service for this Thanksgiving Service for the distinguished actress, Dame Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies; Order of Service, Readings (by Paul Scofield, Anna Massey, Dame Wendy Hiller, George Baker, Dorothy Tutin, and Sir John Gielgud), details of the music in the service (including The Faery Song from The Immortal Hour), Address by Nigel Hawthorne etc. [8pp, 5.9x8.25; vertical bend, else VG] £3

1995: STEPHEN JOSEPH THEATRE - Conversion of the Odeon Cinema, Scarborough
Adrian Gatie's 3-year photographic record of the transformation of the Odeon Cinema into the Stephen Joseph Theatre; 30+ photographs in all [40pp, 8.25x5.75; VG] £4

1995: CARDIFF SINGER OF THE WORLD Competition 1995 (St.David's Hall, Cardiff)
Full programme for this famous singing competition, with photographs and biographies of the Jury (Anthony Freud, Ileana Cotrubas, Dame Joan Sutherland, Matthew Epstein, Tom Krause, Brian McMaster, and Alex Treuhaft), details of the prizes, and features on all 25 competitors, with photos, details of their repertoire, and brief biographies; photographic features on the orchestras and accompanists; past winners etc. [48pp, 6.75x9.5; VG] £4

1995 (2 June): A SERVICE TO CELBRATE THE LIFE AND WORK OF JOHN OSBORNE 1929-1994 (St Giles-in-the-Fields, London)
Order of Service for this memorial event, led by the Rector, The Reverend Gordon Taylor, and assisted by the Reverend Graham Dowell; participants included the Earl of Gowrie, Yvonne Kenny, Richard Griffiths, Robert Johnston, Dirk Bogarde, Maggie Smith, David Hare, Alan Bates, Michael Ball, Peter Egan [12pp, 4.9x9.9; VG] £4

1996 (March 10): PLAYWRIGHT OF THE YEAR AWARD CEREMONY 1966 (London Marriott, Grosvenor Square)
Introduction by Melvyn Bragg (Chairman of the Judging Panel), photographs and brief biographies of all the judges (Melvyn Bragg, Nanette Newman, Ned Sherrin, Paul Allen, Michael Billington, Clive Hirschhorn, Joyce McMillan, Sheridan Morley, Jack Tinker), photographs and brief biographies of all the nominees (Sebastian Barry, Jez Butterworth, David Harrower, Ronald Harwood, Jonathan Lewis, Patrick Marber, Peter Nichols, Alan Plater, Louis Mellis and David Scinto), Menu, Programme for the evening, Musical Tribute to Noel Coward (by Peter Greenwell, Patricia Hodge, Sheridan Morley and Jonathan Cohen), biographies of all the artists appearing, personal note from Terry Johnson (the 1994 winner) [16pp, 6.9x9.9; VG] £4

1996 (29 April): A SERVICE OF CELBRATION FOR THE LIFE AND WORK OF ROBERT STEPHENS, Actor and Knight, 1931-1995 (St James's Church, Piccadilly)
Order of Service for this memorial event, led by the Rector, The Reverend Donald Reeves; participants included John Stephens, Lucy Stephens, Adrian Noble, Judi Dench, Susie Blake, Clive Carter, Jan Hartley, Christopher Luscombe, Malcolm McKee, Dave Allen, Michael Ball, John Mortimer, Toby Stephens, Quinn Hawkins, Christopher Larkin, Richard O'Brien, Michael Coveney, Claude Chagrin, Simon Callow, Steven Berkoff, Sheridan Morley, Patricia Hodge, Jonathan Cohen, Lady Stephens [8pp, 5.1x9.9; VG] £4

1998 (1 November): MUSIC OF LIFE: A Charity Gala in aid of the Breast Cancer Campaign (Palace Theatre)
Simon Callow, Gemma Craven, Sharon Eckman, Sarah Redmond, Philip Sutton, Sylvia Griffin, Nickolas Grace, Con O'Neill, Mark Hutchinson, Andrew Lynford, Peter Barnett, Sarah Bond, Lindsey Coulson, George Asprey, Tam Williams, Beth Winslet, Vince Redmon, Maria Sardon Urtiaga, Margaret Richardson, John Hudson, Julie Jupp, Sharon D Clarke, Les Dennis, Hugh Jackman, Amanda Holden, Roger Allam, Louise Gold, Jacqui Scott, Richard Wilson, Annette Crosbie, Maria Ewing, Bruce Alexander, Claire Machin, Lesley Cox, Paul Scofield, and many others; directed by Simon Callow, musical director: Chris Walker [24pp, 8.25x11.75; with 4pp 5.8x8.25 insert, detailing the programme, biographies of the organising personnel etc.; VG] £4

1999 (Feb 12): THE LAURENCE OLIVIER AWARDS 1999 (Olivier Theatre) Souvenir Brochure
presented by The Society of London Theatre; full details of all the nominees, and extensively illustrated with 80+ photographs [72pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £8

1999: THE ROSE THEATRE: Bankside's First Theatre, built in 1587 Guide Book
A fully-illustrated guide to the Rose Theatre, telling the story of the discovery of the remains of the theatre in 1989, and the successful campaign to preserve the site: The History of The Rose, The Archaeology, Reconstructing The Rose, 1989 to Now, The Current Exhibition and Future Plans, Brief Chronology, and Further Reading; text by Clare Graham, design by Erika Rennel Bjorkman [20pp, 5.75x8.25; photographs, illustrations etc.; VG] £4

MISCELLANEOUS: 2000s

2003 (15 Sep): SERVICE OF THANKSGIVING FOR THE LIFE AND WORK OF DAME THORA HIRD (Westminster Abbey)
Order of Service for the Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of Dame Thora Hird, DBE 1911-2003, with texts of the hymns, readings and prayers etc., and a charming colour photo of Thora with a cup of tea [20pp, 6x9.5; splodges on the cover, else VG] £3

2005: IX FESTIVAL AMAZONAS DE OPERA (Teatro Amazonas, Manaus, Brazil) Souvenir Brochure
Superb souvenir of the Festival (in English and Portuguese); full details of the various performances in this remarkable festival, including the first production in Brazil of Das Ring Des Nibelungen, starring Lício Bruno, Celine Imbert, Carlos Bengolea, Stephen Bronk, José Galisa, Pepes do Valle, Thomas Rolf Truhitte, Magda Painno, Eiko Senda, Maria Russo, Allan Woodrow, José Galisa; illustrations, biographies, photographs; a packed souvenir [172pp, 8.25x10.75; VG] £8

2006: YOUNG VIC Re-Build Scrapbook October 2006
A survey of the Young Vic Redevelopment; introduction by David Lan, with drawings, vivid photographs, sketches, letters etc. [32pp, 7.5x9.8; VG] £4

2007 (Feb 18): THE LAURENCE OLIVIER AWARDS 2007 (Grosvenor House, Park Lane) Souvenir Brochure
presented by The Society of London Theatre; full details of all the categories and nominees; 85+ excellent photographs [70pp, 8.25x11.75; minor marks, else VG] £8

2007 (Aug-Dec): REPERTOIRE BROCHURE (National Theatre Of Scotland) Repertoire Brochure
Fully-illustrated National Theatre Of Scotland Repertoire Booklet for August to December 2007: VENUS AS A BOY (w.Tam Dean Burn), THE BACCHAE (w.Alan Cumming, Tony Curran, Paola Dionisotti, Ewan Hooper, Ralph Riach), THE WOLVES IN THE WALLS (w.Paul James Corrigan, George Drennan, Helen Mallon, Anita Vettesse, Ewan Hooper, Sharon Smith, Jessica Tom Chak, Jason Webb), HALF-LIFE, A SHEEP CALLED SKYE (w.Paul Christie, Ailie Cohen, Cara Kelly), MOLLY SWEENEY (w.Cara Kelly, Michael Glen Murphy), PEER GYNT (w.John Buick, Keith Fleming, Kevin Lennon, Irene MacDougall, Anthony Missen, Gerry Mulgrew, Robert Paterson, Ann Louise Ross, Gail Watson, Emily Winter), and RUPTURE (w.Brian Ferguson, Molly Innes, Owen Whitelaw); full details of the productions, with performance dates, tour details, ticket prices, workshops etc. etc.; introduction by Vicky Featherstone [32pp, 7.4x11; VG] £5

2007: SEASON BROCHURE (National Youth Theatre) Season Brochure
Very smart fully-illustrated National Youth Theatre 2007 Season Brochure; Cast lists and production details of SILLYBUS, A HIDING TO NOTHING, EASTER BITES, SWITCHED ON, WHOSE SHOES, SILENCE, WHITE BOY, 20 CIGARETTES, THE BAND, VICTORY STREET, IPOD, DO YOU?, I.D.1000, PAGEANT, and 100 WORDS; 24 colour production photos, 4 further colour photos, biographies of all the creative teams, 2007 Company List, 1000+ Headshots of the 2007 Company; Features on Onstage On Page On Film and Online, Young Offenders Programme, Volunteering Programme, Education and Learning, Courses, National Youth Theatre Brierley Hill, Auditions and Recruitment, Technical Departments, and Funding and Support; History of the National Youth Theatre, Complete list of productions 1956-2006 (w.15 production photos) etc. etc. [68pp, 8.25x10.25; VG] £6

2007: THE ROSE THEATRE: Bankside's First Theatre, built in 1587 Guide Book
A fully-illustrated guide to the Rose Theatre, telling the story of the discovery of the remains of the theatre in 1989, and the successful campaign to preserve the site: The Discovery, The History of The Rose, The Archaeology, Reconstructing The Rose, 1989 to Now, Plans For Progress, Brief Chronology, and Further Reading; text by Clare Graham and Harvey Sheldon, design by Erika Rennel Bjorkman [20pp, 5.75x8.25; photographs, illustrations etc.; VG] £4

2008 (Mch 9): THE LAURENCE OLIVIER AWARDS 2008 (Grosvenor House, Park Lane) Souvenir Brochure
presented by The Society of London Theatre; full details of all the categories and nominees; 95+ excellent colour photographs [72pp, 8.25x11.75; VG] £8

MISCELLANEOUS: 2010s

2010 (October 1): In Memoriam STEFANOS LAZARIDIS 28 July 1944 - 8 May 2010 (St.Paul's Church, Covent Garden)
Order of Service for this Memorial Service for the distinguished theatre designer, Stefanos Lazaridis; recollections of Stefanos (by Graham Vick, Antonio Pappano, Louise Jeffreys, Herakles Dervos, Noel Staunton, Marie-Jeanne Lecca, Ralph Koltai, Angie Smith), photograph of Stefanos, Greek and English texts of the readings etc. [12pp, 5.75x8.25; VG] £4

2012 (19 Nov): THE ROYAL VARIETY PERFORMANCE 2012 (Royal Albert Hall) Souvenir Brochure
The 100th Anniversary Year. In the presence of Her Majesty the Queen and HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and in aid of The Entertainment Artistes' Benevolent Fund. Running order of the performance which featured Katherine Jenkins, David Walliams, Girls Aloud, Jimmy Tarbuck, Amanda Holden, Britain's Got Talent Celebration, Bradley Walsh, One Direction, Rhod Gilbert, Alicia Keys, Placido Domingo, THE BODYGUARD - Heather Hedley, Robbie Williams, MATILDA (cast of the West End musical), Bill Bailey, Ashleigh & Pudsey, Rod Stewart, Ballet Revolucion, Andrea Bocelli, Kylie Minogue, China's Three Tenors, Neil Diamond; c25 photos and biographies of the participants; colour portraits of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and HRH The Prince Philip, and of Laurie Mansfield, Giles Cooper, Phil Dale, and Ian Freeman (Hon.Life President, Hon. Chairman, Hon.Vice-Chairman, and Hon.Treasurer of the Entertainment Artistes' Benevolent Fund); illustrated history of the Royal Variety Performance (20+ photos); Exhaustive list of previous performances 1912-2012; a feature on Brinsworth House (10 photos); illustrated feature on the Royal Albert Hall; 14 photos and biographies of the ITV production team etc. [90pp, 8.25x11.75; very minor marks on one page, else VG] £8

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