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Wyndham's Theatre

Theatre in London's West End. Opened on 16th November 1899.

DateShowProgramme in our eBay Store?
16th November 1899 (first performance)David Garrick
Author: T. W. Robertson
April 1900Cyrano de Bergerac
By: Edmond Rostand
Cast included: Charles Wyndham (Cyrano)
October 1900 (over 200 performances)Mrs Dane's Defence
Author: Henry Arthur Jones
Some point between 1902 and 1909Mrs. Gorringe's Necklace
Cast included: Charles Wyndham
Some point between 1902 and 1909Little Mary
Author: J. M. Barrie
Some point between 1902 and 1909 (579 performances)When Knights Were Bold
Author: Harriet Jay as Charles Marlowe
1909An Englishman's Home
Author: Guy du Maurier
~1909/1910The Little Damozel
~1909/1910The Naked Truth
~1910sDiplomacy
~1910sRaffles
~1910sA Kiss For Cinderella
Author: J. M. Barrie
1917Dear Brutus
Author: J. M. Barrie
Cast included: Du Maurier (Dearth)
~1921Bulldog Drummong
Author: Sapper
Cast included: Du Maurier
~1920sThe Dancers
Cast included: Tallulah Bankhead
1926-1932Seven Edgar Wallace plays
1926Th Ringer
Author: Edgar Wallace
~late 1920sThe Way Of The World
1929The Calendar
Author: Edgar Walalce
? - 5th August 1929 - ?The Skin Game
1930On The Spot
Author: Edgar Wallace
1930Smokey Cell
1931The Old Man And The Case Of The Frightened Lady
Author: Edgar Wallace
1932The Green Pack
Author: Edgar Wallace
1930sService
Author: C. L. Anthony
1930sClive Of India
1930sThe Maitlands
Author: Ronald Mackenzie
Cast included: John Gielgud
1935Sweet Aloes
Author: Jay Mallory (pseudonym of actress Joyce Carey)
Cast included: Diana Wynyard
1930sThree Men On A Horse
1930sGeorge And Margaret
1930sQuiet Wedding
Author: Esther McCracken
1936Mademoiselle
Author: Jacques Deval
Cast included: Isabel Jeans, Madge Titheradge and Greer Garson
1940Diversion(s)
Cast included: Edith Evans, Barnard Miles, Dorothy Dickson, Peter Ustinov, Derek Bogerde
1940Cottage To Let
~1941Diversion No.2
Early 1940s (1,059 performances)Quiet Weekend
1944The Banbury Nose
Author: Peter Ustinov. Director: Norman Marshall
Cast included: Roger Livesey, Ursula Jeans
1944The Years Between
Author: Daphne du Maurier
August 1946Clutterbuck
Author: Benn Levy
Cast included: Constance Cummings, Naunton Wayne
~late 1946Deep Are The Roots
~1946/7 (312 performances)You Never Can Tell
1947Daphne Laureola
Author: James Birdie
Cast included: Edith Evans
1950Home At Seven
Author: R. C. Sherriff
Cast included: Ralph Richardson
1951 (812 performances)The Love Of Four Colonels
Author: Peter Ustinov
Cast included: Peter Ustinov
1950sThe Living Room
Author: Graham Greene. Staged by Donald ALbery
Cast included: Dorothy Tutin
Thursday 14th January 1954 - 14th Junt 1954 - ? (2,078 performances)The Boy Friend
Author: Sandy Wilson
1959A Taste Of Honey
Author: Shelagh Delaney
Joan Littlewood Theatre Workshop
1959 - June 1960The Hostage
Author: Brendan Behan
Joan Littlewood Theatre Workshop
~June 1960 ("for a few nights")Call It Love
Songs by Sandy Wilson
1960sCandida
Author: Shaw
Cast included: Dulcie Gray
1960sThe Miracle Worker
Author: William Gibson
1960sBonne Soupe
Cast incluced: Coral Browne
1960sOh, What A Lovely War!
Theatre Workshop company
1960sThe Cocktail Party
Author: T. S. Elliot. Director: Alec Guinness
Cast included: Alec Guinness
1960sEntertaining Mr Sloane
1960sInadmissible Evidence
? - September 1966 - ?The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie
Cast included: Vanessa Redgrave, Olivia Hussey
1960sWise Child
Cast included: Alec Guinness
1960sThe Boys In The Band
May 1970 - January 1972Abelard and Heloise
Cast included: Diana Rigg and Keith Michell
January 1972 - October 1974Godspell
By John Michael Tebelak and Stephen Schwartz
Original cast included: David Essex, Marti Webb, Jeremy Irons, Julie Covington
October 1974 - ?The Dame Of Sark
Author: William Douglas Home
Cast included: Celia Johnson
Late 1970sThe Tempest
Cast included: Paul Scofield
Late 1970sNo Man's Land
National Theatre production
Cast included: John Gielgud and Ralph Richardson
Late 1970sComedians
Nottingham Playhouse production
Late 1970sSide By Side By Sondheim
Late 1970sOnce A Catholic
Late 1970sTishoo
Late 1970sAccidental Death Of An Anarchist
Author: Dario Fo
27th October 1981 - March 1982 - ?All My Sons
Author: Arthur Miller
Omega Stage Company. Cast included: Colin Blakely and Rosemary Harris
1980sA Star Is Torn
1980sCrystal Clear
? - December 1983 - ?Little Lies
Author: Joseph George Caruso
Cast included: John Mills, Anthony Bate, Connie Booth, Glyn Houston
1980sPassion Play
? - January 1985 - ?The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4
Author: Sue Townsend. Music & Lyrics: Ken Howard and Alan Blaikley
1980sSons of Cain
1986Circe & Bravo
Cast included: Faye Dunway
1986Ghosts
Cast included: Vanessa Redgrave, Tom Wilkinson
1980sDecadence
Author: Steven Berkoff
1980sJeeves Takes Charge
1980sSerious Money
Author: Caryl Churchill
1980sMarried Love
1980sGreek
Steven Berkoff
1980sThe Secret Of Sherlock Holmes
1980sAnother Time
Cast included: Albert Finney
1980sHenry IV
Pirandello
Cast included: Richard Harris

24th September 1990 - ? (previews>
1st October 1990 - ?
Love Letters
Author: A.R. Gurney. Director: John Tillinger
Cast included: Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers
1990sScenes From A Marriage
Author: Ingmar Bergman
Cast included: Alan Howard, Penny Downie
1990sWhat The Butler Saw
Author: Joe Orton
1990sThe Philanthropist
Author: Christopher Hampton
Cast included: Edward Fox
1990sThe Ride Down Mt Morgan
Author: Arthur Miller
1990sStraight And Narrow
Author: Jimmie Chinn
Late 1992Philadelphia Here I Come!
Author: Brian Friel
1990sTravels With My Aunt
Author: Graham Green
1990sThe Gift Of The Gorgon
Author: Peter Shaffer
1990sJuno And The Paycock
Author: Sean O'Casey
1990sLysistrata
Author: Aristophanes. Director: Peter Hall
13th October 1993 - 26th February 1994Medea
Author: Euripides, Translation: Alistair Elliot
Cast included: Diana Rigg
? - September 1984 - ?Passion Play
Author: Peter Nichols. Director: Mike Ockrent.
Cast included: Barry Foster, Judy Parfitt, Leslie Phillips and Zena Walker
? - August 1985 - ?The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4
Author: Sue Townsend. Music and Lyrics: Ken Howard and Alan Blaikley
Cast included: Simon Schatzberger
Late 1989Another Time
Author: Ronald Harwood. Director: Elijah Moshinsky. Designer: Saul Radomsky. Lighting: Paul Pyant. Sound Design: Paul Farrah
Cast included: Albert Finney, Janet Suzman, Sara Kestelman, David de Keyser, Christien Anholt
Early 1996 - July 2001 - ? (8 years)Art
Author: Yasmina Reza
Opening cast: Albert Finney, Tom Courtenay, Ken Stott
~August 2002 (8 weeks)
transfer from NT
Vincent In Brixton
Author: Nicholas Wright. Director: Richard Eyre
? - July 2003 - ?Absolutely! {perhaps}
Author: Luigi Pirandello. Version: Martin Sherman. Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Cast included: Joan Plowright, Oliver Ford Davies
2004Democracy
Author: Michael Frayn. Director: Michael Blakemore
NT production. Cast included: Roger Allam, Conleth Hill
? - December 2004 - 26th February 2005By The Bog Of Cats
Author: Marina Carr. Director: Dominic Cooke
Cast included: Holly Hunter (Hester Swane)
October 2006A Voyage Round My Father
Author: John Mortimer
July 2007The Letter
Author: Somerset Maugham
? - December 2007Shadowlands
19th December 2007 - ?The History Boys
Author: Alan Bennett
2011Much Ado About Nothing
Author: William Shakespeare
Cast included: David Tennant and Catherine Tate
August 2013Relatively Speaking
Cast included: Felicity Kendal
Late 2014King Charles III
Author: Mike Bartlett. Director: Rupert Goold
30th September 2015 - ?The Father
? - December 2015 - 5th March 2016Hangmen
Author: Martin McDonagh
15th March 2016 - ? (12 weeks)People, Places & Things
Author: Duncan Macmillan. Director: Jeremy Herrin
A NT and Headlong production
Cast included: Denish Gough

Theatre history and early production details taken from articles in the All My Sons March 1982 programme and Medea December 1993 programme