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National Theatre

Formerly Royal National Theatre

Theatre complex in London, often abbreviated to NT. Made up of three theatres:
Olivier Theatre, the largest space
Lyttelton Theatre
Dorfman (formerly Cottesloe) Theatre, smallest studio style theatre

Some of the dates for shows overlap due to them playing in repertoire.

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Olivier Theatre/unspecified

DateShowProgramme in our eBay Store?
16th October 1969 - ?The National Health or Nurse Norton's Affair
Author: Peter Nichols. Production: Michael Blakemore
Cast included: Cleo Sylvestre, Paul Curran
? - November 1969 - ?The White Devil
Cast included: Geraldine McEwan, Edward Woodward, Edward Petherbridge, Derek Godfrey
~February 1971The Architect and the Emperor of Assyria
Author: Fernando Arrabal. Translation: Jean Benedetti. Director: Victor Garcia
1973Saturday, Sunday, Monday
Author: Eduardo di Filippo, Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Cast included: Laurence Olivier, Joan Plowright and Frank Finlay
January 1976 - ?Plunder
Author: Ben Travers
Cast included: Frank Finlay, Dinsdale Landen, Dandy Nichols
1976Watch It Come Down
Author: John Osborne
Cast included: Frank Finlay, Jill Bennett
1978The Woman
Cast included: Yvonne Bryceland
1979The Wild Duck
Cast included: Yvonne Bryceland
2nd November 1979 - ?Amadeus
Author: Peter Shaffer. Director: Peter Hall.
13th December 1979 - ?The Wild Duck
Author: Henrik Ibsen. Director: Christopher Morahan
Yes
1980Othello
Cast included: Yvonne Bryceland
1980The Romans In Britain
Cast included: Yvonne Bryceland
1982Schweyk in the Second World War
Director: Richard Eyre
Cast included: Bill Paterson
1982Guys And Dolls
Director: Richard Eyre
1985The Government Inspector
Director: Richard Eyre
1985Pravda
Authors: David Hare & Howard Brenton
? - January 1987 - ?Antony And Cleopatra
Cast included: Judi Dench (Cleopatra), Anthony Hopkins (Antony), Tim Pigott-Smith (Octavius), Michael Bryant (Enobarbus)
1987The Hairy Ape
Peter Stein
1988Bartholomew Fair
Director: Richard Eyre
1989Hamlet
Director: Richard Eyre
1990 (and Cottesloe)Racing Demon
Author: David Hare
1st December 1990 - ? (previews)
12th December 1990 - ?
The Wind In The Willows
Author: Kenneth Grahame. Adapted: Alan Bennett. Director: Nicholas Hytner. Designer: Mark Thompson> Lighting: Paul Pyant. Music: Jeremy Sams
Cast included: Griff Rhys Jones (toad), Richard Briers (Rat), David Bamber (Mole), Michael Bryant (Badger), Terence Rigby (Albert The Horse)
1991Murmuring Judges
Director: Richard Eyre
7th November 1991 - ?The Wind In The Willows
1992A Midsummer Night's Dream
1992Pygmalion
? - 30th July 1992The Recruiting Officer
25th January 1993 - ?
(transfer from Lyttelton)
An Inspector Calls
Author: J. B. Priestley
12th February 1993 - ?Trelawny Of The "Wells"
Author: Arthur Wing Pinero
1993Macbeth
Director: Richard Eyre
1993Murmuring Judges
Author: David Hare
1993Racing Demon
Author: David Hare
1993 - Feb 1994 - ?The Absence Of War
Author: David Hare. Director: Richard Eyre
1st December 1993 - 18th June 1994The Wind In The Willows
Author: Kenneth Grahame. Adapted by: Alan Bennett
11.93 ed., 5.94 ed.
25th March 1994 - ?Johnny On A Spot
Author: Charles MacArthur. Director: Richard Eyre
13th May 1994 - ?Pericles
Author: William Shakespeare
? - 25th Febuary 1995 (last performance)The Wind In The Willows
Author: Kenneth Grahame, Adapted by: Alan Bennett
20th January 1995 - ?The Merry Wives Of Windsor
Author: William Shakespeare. Director: Terry Hands
Designer: Timothy O'Brien. Music: Guy Woolfenden
1995Mother Courage
Author: Brecht. Adaptation: David Hare
1996Stanley
Author: Pam Gem
Cast inclued: Antony Sher (Stanley Spencer)
1996The Prince's Play
Director: Richard Eyre
Cast included: Ken Stott
1996Guys And Dolls
Director: Richard Eyre
? - January 1997 - ?An Enemy Of The People
Author: Ibsen. Director: Trevor Nunn
Cast included: Ian McKellen (Dr Stockmann), Penny Downie
19th September 1997 - ?An Enemy Of The People
Author: Henrik Ibsen. Version: Christopher Hampton. Director: Trevor Nunn
Cast included: Ian McKellen
15th March 1999 - August 1999 - ?Troilus and Cressida
Author: William Shakespeare
NT Ensemble 99. Cast included: Sophie Okenedo
? - August 1999 - ?Candide
NT Ensemble 99
? - August 1999 - ?Money
Author: Edward Bulwer-Lytton
NT Ensemble 99
3rd September 1999 (first performance) - ?Summerfolk
Author: Maxim Gorky
NT Ensemble 99
11th December 1999 (first performance) - ?Honk! The Ugly Duckling
Music: George Stiles, Book and Lyrics: Anthony Drewe, based on Hans Christian Andersen story
Director: Julia McKenzie. NT Ensemble 99
? - December 1999 - 25th January 2000 (last performance)Candide
19th - 21st June 2000 (previews)
22nd June - 20th July 2000
Singin' In The Rain
August 2000
Olivier & Lyttelton
House/Garden
Author: Alan Ayckbourn
13th November 2000 - ? (in rep)Peer Gynt
Author: Ibsen. Director: Conall Morrison
? - November 2000 - ? (in rep)Romeo and Juliet
Cast included: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Charlotte Randall
18th December 2000 - ? (7 weeks)Singin' In The Rain
West Yorkshire Playhouse production
2000/1The Winter's Tale
Author: William Shakespeare. Director: Nicholas Hytner
7th - 9th July 2001
Olivier gallery
The Exhibitionists
12th July 2001 - ? (previews?)
20th July 2001 - ?
The Relapse
Author: John Vanbrugh. Directors: Trevor Nunn and Stephen Rayne
12th December 2001 - ?South Pacific
Rodgers and Hammerstein. Director: Trevor Nunn
Cast included: Laura Kennedy
3rd August 2002 - ?The Coast Of Utopia - Voyage, Shipwreck, Salvage
Author: Tom Stoppard. Director: Trevor Nunn
Cast included: Stephen Dillane, John Carlisle
18th December 2002 - ? (in rep with LLL)Anything Goes
Director: Trevor Nunn
Cast included: Sally Ann Triplett, Mary Stockley
21st February 2003 - ? (in rep with AG)Love's Labour's Lost
Same cast as Anything Goes
2003Democracy
Author: Michael Frayn
Cast included: Roger Allam and Conleth Hill
27th May 2004 - ?Measure For Measure
? - December 2004 - ?His Dark Materials (2 parts)
Author: Philip Pullman. Adaptation: Nicholas Hytner
5th March 2005 - ?The House of Bernarda Alba
Author: Federico García Lorca. English Version: David Hare. Director: Howard Davies
Cast included: Penelope Wilton
? - 1st February 2006The History Boys
Author: Alan Bennett
? - 4th February 2006Coram Boy
? - 4th February 2006Pillars of the Community
Author: Henrik Ibsen. Version: Samuel Adamson
? - 4th February 2006Paul
Author: Howard Brenton
10th February 2006 - ?Southwark Fair
Author: Samuel Adamson
3rd March 2006 - ?Burn/Chatroom/Citizenship
Authors: Deborah Gearing, Enda Walsh, Mark Ravenhill
? - 11th March 2006Once in a Lifetime
Authors: Moss Hart and George S Kaufman
30th March 2006 - ?The Royal Hunt of the Sun
Author: Peter Shaffer
10th October 2006 - ?Caroline, or Change
Book and Lyrics: Tony Kushner. Music: Jeanine Tesori
17th October 2007 - ? (92 performances)War Horse
Based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo
10th September 2008 - ? (revival, 114 performances)War Horse
Based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo
2009Time And The Conways
Author: J. B. Priestley
? - 9th August 2009England People Very Nice
Author: Richard Bean
? - 30th September 2009All's Well That Ends Well
Author: William Shakespeare
? - September 2009 - ?The Pitmen Painters
Author: Lee Hall. Inspired by William Feaver's book
16th September 2009 - ?Our Class
Author: Tadeusz Slobodzianek. Version: Ryan Craig
29th September 2009 - ?The Power Of Yess
Author: David Hare
5th November 2009 - ?The Habit Of Art
Author: Alan Bennett
? - 8th December 2009Mother Courage And Her Children
Author: Bertolt Brecht. Translation: Tony Kushner
Cast included: Fiona Shaw
11th November 2009 - ?Nation
Based on novel by Terry Pratchett. Adpatation: Mark Ravenhill
9th January - 17th February 2010Every Good Boy Deserves Favour
Authors: Tom Stoppard and André Previn
~December 2012People
Author: Alan Bennett
Cast included: Frances de la Tour, Linda Bassett, Selina Cadell
22nd January 2013 - ?Port
Author: Simon Stephens. Director: Marianne Elliott
29th January - 4th April 2013The Captain of Köpenick
Author: Carl Zuckmayer. Translation: Ron Hutchinson
Cast included: Antony Sher
23rd February 2013 - ?This House
Author: James Graham
? - 14th July 2013Children Of The Sun
Author: Maxim Gorky. Version: Andrew Upton. Director: Howard Davies
28th May 2013 - ?Strange Interlude
Author: Eugene O'Neill
Cast included: Anne-Marie Duff (nina)
4th June 2013 - ?The Amen Corner
Author: James Baldwin
Cast included: Marianne Jean-Baptiste (Margaret)
31st July 2013 - ?Liola
Author: Luigi Pirandello. Version: Tanya Ronder. Director: Ricahrd Wyre
? - January 2016 - ?As You Like It
Cast included: Rosalie Craig
2016The Flick
Author: Annie Baker
2016The Threepenny Opera
Version by Simon Stephens
Cast included: Rory Kinnear
2016The Deep Blue Sea
Author: Rattigan
2016The Plough And The Stars
Author: O'Casey

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Lyttelton Theatre

DateShowProgramme in our eBay Store?
1978Plenty
Author: David Hare
Cast included: Kate Nelligan
6th August 1981 - ?Translations
Author: Brian Friel. Director: Donald McWhinnine
11-81 orange cover ed.
1983A Map Of The World
Author: David Hare
Cast included: Diana Quick
19th July 1984 - ?Wild Honey
Author: Anton Chekhov. Director: Christopher Morahan
Cast included: Will Knightley, Peter Dineen
12.84 ed.
4th July 1985 - ?The Duchess Of Malfi
Author: John Webster. Director: Philip Prowse
Cast included: Ian McKellen, Eleanor Bron
1988The Changeling
Director: Richard Eyre
Cast included: Miranda Richardson
1988The Secret Rapture
Author: David Hare
1990Richard III
Director: Richard Eyre
Cast included: Ian McKellen
1991Napoli Milionaria
Director: Richard Eyre
1991 (revival)Racing Demon
Author: David Hare
? - 1st August 1992Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme
7th September 1992 - January 1993
(transfers to Olivier)
An Inspector Calls
Author: J B Priestley
1992The Madness of George III
? - 31st August 1992The Night of the Iguana
Richard Eyre
Cast included: Alfred Molina, Eileen Atkins
10th December 1992 - 27th March 1993Carousel
Rodgers and Hammerstein
? - February 1994 - 1st June 1994Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street
Music & Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
? - 23rd February 1994Machinal
Author: Sophie Treadwell
11th March 1994 - ? (previews)
17th March 1994 - ?
The Birthday Party
Author: Harold Pinter. Director: Sam Mendes. Designer: Tom Piper. Lighting: Mark Henderson. Music: Paddy Cunnen
Cast included: Emma Amos, Dora Bryan, Anton LEsser, Trevor Peacock, Bob Peck, Nicholas Woodeson
5th April 1994 - September 1994 - ?Les Parents Terribles
Author: Jean Cocteau. Version: Jeremy Sams. Director: Sean Mathias
Cast included: Alan Howard, Shela Gish, Frances de la Tour, Jude Law, Lynsey Baxter
16th June 1994 - ?Sweet Bird of Youth
Author: Tennessee Williams. Director: Richard Eyre
Cast included: Robert Knepper, CLare Higgins
? - 11th February 1995The Children's Hour
Author: Lillian Hellman
Early 1995Out Of A House Walked A Man...
Musical scenes from the writings of Daniil Kharms
Devised by Theatre de Complicitie
14th February 1995 (first performance) - ?Broken Glass
Author: Arthur Miller
24th February 1995 (first performance) - ?What The Butler Saw
Author: Joe Orton
1995La Grande Magia
Director: Richard Eyre
Cast included: David Ross, Bernard Cribbins
1996John Gabriel Borkman
Director: Richard Eyre
Cast included: Paul Scofield
20th June 1997 - ?Amy's View
Author: David Hare. Director: Richard Eyre
Cast included: Samantha Bond, Eoin McCarthy
15th July 1998 - ?Oklahoma!
Director: Trevor Nunn
Cast included: Maureen Lipman, Hugh Jackman
24th November 1998 - ?Betrayal
Author: Harold Pinter. Director: Trevor Nunn. Designer: Es Devlin. Lighting Designer: Rick Fisher
Cast included: Anthony Calf, Douglas Hodge, Imogen Stubbs, Arturo Venegas
4th September 1999 - ?Summerfolk
Author: Maxim Gorky. Version: Nick Dear. Director: Trevor Nunn
Cast included: Michael Bryant
2nd December 1999 (first performance) - ?Battle Royal
Author: Nick Stafford
20th December 1999 - 17th January 2000 (after international tour, 13 performances)Closer
Author: Patrick Marber
August 2000House/Garden
Author: Alan Ayckbourn
November 2000 - ? (in rep)Life x 3
Author: Yasmina Reza. Translation: Christopher Hampton
? - November 2000 - ? (in rep)Noises Off
Author: Michael Frayn
Cast included: Patricia Hodge
? - November 2000 - ? (in rep)The Cherry Orchard
Author: Chekhov. Director: Trevor Nunn
Cast included: Corin and Vanessa Redgrave
? - November 2000 - July 2001 - ? (in rep)Hamlet
Cast included: Simon Russell Beale
15th March 2001 - ?My Fair Lady
By Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe. Director: Trevor Nunn
Cast included: Martine McCutcheon
? - 27th July 2001Far Side Of The Moon
Robert Lepage
8th October 2002 - ?A Streetcar Named Desire
Author: Tennessee Williams. Director: Trevor Nunn
Cast included: Essie Davis, Glenn Close
? - 15th December 2004Buried Child
Author: Sam Shepard
10th February - ? (previews?, first date in advert)
15th February 2006 (opening) - 18th March
Measure For Measure
Author: William Shakespeare. Director: Simon McBurney
25th March 2006 - ? (transferred to)Two Thousand Years
Author: Mike Leigh

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As Cottesloe Theatre

DateShowProgramme in our eBay Store?
26th June 1981 (first performance) - ?One Woman Plays
Authors: Dario Fo and Franca Rame
Performed by Yvonne Bryceland
1982The Beggar's Opera
Director: Richard Eyre
? - Autumn 1985Closed due to insufficient funding
1986Futurists
Director: Richard Eyre
Cast included: Daniel Day-Lewis
1986The Bay At Nice/Wrekced Eggs
Author: David Hare
Cast included: Irene Worth
12th February - 28th September 1987A View From The Bridge
Author: Arthur Miller
1989The Voysey Inheritance
Director: Richard Eyre
? - November 1989 - ? (UK premiere)Speed-the-Plow
Author: David Mamet
Cast included: Alfred Molina
1990 (and Olivier)Racing Demon
Author: David Hare. Director: Richard Eyre
Cast included: Oliver Ford Davies, Stella Gonet
1991White Chameleon
Director: Richard Eyre
1992Angels in America
? - 30th July 1992Fuente Ovejuna
1992The Rise And Fall of Little Voice
6th August 1992 - ?Street of Crocodiles
11th December 1992 - ?Billy Liar
Authors: Keith Waterhouse and Willis Hall
6th January 1993 - ?The Game Of Love And Chance
Author: Pierre Marivaux. Translation: Neil Bartlett
2nd June 1993 - ?Sweeney Todd
Director: Declan Donnellan
Cast included: Alun Armstrong and Julia McKenzie
? - Feb 1994 - ?The Skriker
Author: Caryl Churchill
? - Feb 1994 - ?Angels In America Part One: Millenium Approaches, Part Two: Perestroika
Author: Tony Kuchner
1995Skylight
Author: David Hare. Director: Richard Eyre
Cast included: Michael Gambon, Lia Williams
1997King Lear
Director: Richard Eyre
Cast included: Ian McKellen
1997The Invention Of Love
Director: Richard Eyre
20th November 1997 - ?Mutability
Author: Frank McGuinnes. Director: Trevor Nunn
Cast included: Aisling O'Sullivan, Diana Hardcastle
5th March 1998 - ?Not About Nightingales
Author: Tennessee Williams. Director: Trevor Nunn
Cast included: Finbar Lynch
28th May 1998 (first performance) - ?Copenhagen
Author: Michael Frayn
17th June 1999 - August 1999 - ?The Merchant of Venice
Author: William Shakespeare. Director: Trevor Nunn
NT Ensemble 99. Cast included: Henry Goodman
5th August 1999 (first performance) - ?The Darker Face Of The Earth
Author: Rita Dove. Director: James Kerr.
NT Ensemble 99
? - December 1999 - ?The Oresteia (Part 1: The Home Guard, Part 2: The Daughters of Darkness)
Author: Aeschylus, new version by Red Hughes
December 1999 (first performances - TN: 7th, TP: 11th, DD:16th) - ?The Mysteries (The Nativity, The Passion, Doomsday)
Version by Tony Harrison
July 2000All My Sons
Author: Arthur Miller. Production: Howard Davies
21st September 2000 - ?The Cherry Orchard
Author: Anton Chekhov.Version: David Lan. Director: Trevor Nunn
Cast included: Vanessa Redgrave
7th November 2000 - ? (in rep)In Extremis/De Profundis
Author: Neil Bartlett (IE), Oscar Wilde (DP). Directors: Trevor Nunn and Corin Redgrave
Cast included: Corin Redgrave (Oscar Wilde), Sheila Hancock
November 2000 - ? (in rep)Remembrance Of Things Past
Harold Pinter and Di Trevis, based on the Proust tale
? - July 2001 - ?Howard Katz
Author: Patrick Marber
Cast included: Ron Cook
? - July 2001 - ?Marriage Play/Finding the Sun
Author: Edward Albee
Cast included: Sheila Gish, Bill Paterson
7th December 2004 - ? (previews)Fix Up
Author: Kwame Kwei-Amah
15th November - 1st December 2005Translations
Author: Brian Brian Friel. Director: Sean Holmes.
Cast included: David Ganly, Aislinn Mangan.

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As Dorfman Theatre

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