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THE FIRST PLAY MAY 1942
Arms and the Man Bernard Shaw
FIRST SEASON 1942-3
The Importance of being Earnest Oscar Wilde
Distant Point Afinogenev
Translated by Hubert Griffith
The Fan Carlo Goldoni
Translated by Eleanor and
Herbert Farjeon
The Professor from Peking S. I. Hsiung
The Millionairess Bernard Shaw
SECOND SEASON 1943-4
The Moon in the Yellow River Denis Johnston
The Rape of the Locks
(The Perikeiromwene of Menander) Translated by Gilbert Murray
She Stoops to Conquer: Oliver Goldsmith
or The Mistakes of a Night
Design for Living Noel Coward
THIRD SEASON 1944-5
Lady Precious Stream S. I. Hsiung
The Russians Konstantin Simonov
Translated by Gerard Shelley
and adapted by Tyrone Guthrie
Susanna Thomas Garter
Gammer Gurton's Needle Mr. S. Master of Arts
The Three Sisters Anton Chekhov
Translated by John English
and Kenneth Morley
FOURTH SEASON 1945-6
Crisis in Heaven Eric Linklater
The Devil is an Ass Ben Jonson
Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme Moliere
Translated by John English
and Kenneth Morley
The Little Foxes Lillian Hellman
FIFTH SEASON 1946-7
Twilight Bar Arthur Koestler
The Lady of Pleasure James Shirley
The Apple Cart Bernard Shaw
A Month in the Country Ivan Turgenev
SIXTH SEASON 1947-8
Hedda Gabler Henrik Ibsen
version by John and Peta English
*Sweet Liberty B. & M. Jaeger
Love for Love William Congreve
Exercise Bowler T. Atkinson
Huis Clos Jean Paul Sartre
A Phoenix too Frequent Christopher Fry
SEVENTH SEASON 1948-9
Happy as Larry Donagh MacDonagh
Candida Bernard Shaw
Lysistrata Aristophanes
translated by Ronald Willetts
The Beaux' Stratagem George Farquhar
Uranium 235 Ewen MacColl
Uncle Vanya Anton Chekhov
version by Noel Sherwood
EIGHTH SEASON 1949-50
The Playboy of the Western World J. M. Synge
The Rivals R. B. Sheridan
Antigone Jean Anouilh
Anatol (3 portraits) Arthur Schnitzler
Buoyant Billions Bernard Shaw
John Gabriel Borkmann Henrik Ibsen
version by Noel Sherwood
John Bull's Other Island Bernard Shaw
NINTH SEASON 1950-1
Crime Passionel J. P. Sartre
Mine Hostess Carlo Goldoni
version by Clifford Bax
Tom Thumb the Great Henry Fielding
Caste T. W. Robertson
Home is Tomorrow J. B. Priestley
The Play of the Wether John Heywood
Ralph Roister Doister Nicholas Udall
TENTH SEASON 1951-2
The Lady's Not for Burning Christopher Fry
*The Laughing Stock Maurice Kurtz
Christmas in the Market Place Henri Gheon
A Harlequinade Desmond Stokes/
Frank Manns
The Cherry Orchard Anton Chekhov
version by Noel Sherwood
*The Arbitration Menander
translated by Gilbert Murray
Dandy Dick A. W. Pinero
ELEVENTH SEASON 1952-3
The Circle Somerset Maughan
The Madwoman of Chaillot Jean Giraudoux
The Good Girl Carlo Goldoni
version by Noel Sherwood
The Castle of Deception Peter Philp
The Fading Mansion Jean Annulih
version by Donagh McDonagh
Heartbreak House Bernard Shaw
TWELFTH SEASON 1953-4
Joy John Galsworthy
Ring Round the Moon Jean Anouilh
translated by Christopher Fry
Martine Jean Jacques Bernard
The Relapse John Vanburgh
*Love and Lunacy Peter Philp
*Theresa Jean d'Este
On Approval Frederick Lonsdale
THIRTEENTH SEASON 1954-5
A Penny for a Song John Whiting
You Never Can Tell Bernard Shaw
#Three Honourable Gentlemen Gunther Weisenborn
translated by Michael Bullock
Take Back Your Freedom Winifred Holtby and
Norman Ginsbury
Lady Windermere's Fan Oscar Wilde
The Macropulos Secret Karel Capek
FOURTEENTH SEASON 1955-6
Amphitryon'38 S. N. Behrman
from the French of Giraudoux
The Voysey Inheritance H. Granville-Barker
The Confidential Clerk T. S. Eliot
The Prisoner Bridget Boland
*The Whirlwind Garcia Lora
The Beautiful People William Saroyan
A Day by the Sea N. C. Hunter
FIFTEENTH SEASON 1956-7
Major Barbara Bernard Shaw
Time Remembered Jean Anouilh
The Ambassador's Husband Stephen King-Hall
An Ideal Husband Oscar Wilde
The Lark Jean Anouilh
*A Pride of Geese John English
SIXTEENTH SEASON 1957-8
Venus Observed Christopher Fry
Waiting for Godot Samuel Beckett
An Enemy of the People Henrik Ibsen
version by Noel Sherwood
Doctor Faustus Christopher Marlowe
The Tinkers of the World Ian R.Hamilton
The Matchmaker Thornton Wilder
SEVENTEENTH SEASON 1958-9
The Bishop's Bonfire Sean O' Casey
The Diary of Anne Frank Frances Goodrid/
Albert Hackett
The Seagull Anton Chekhov
version by Noel Sherwood
*A Paper Ark John English
The Caucasian Chalk Circle Berthold Brecht
EIGHTEENTH SEASON 1959-60
Traveller Without Luggage Jean Anouilh
I Spy John Mortimer
What Shall We Tell Caroline I John Mortimer
Shadow of Heroes Robert Ardrey
Arden of Feversham Anonymous
The Teahouse of the August Moon John Patrick
NINETEENTH SEASON 1960-1
The Admirable Crichton J. M. Barrie Lilian
Six Characters in Search of an Author Luigi Pirandello
The Rose Tattoo Tennessee Williams
The Sport of My Mad Mother Ann Jellicoe
The Skin of our Teeth Thornton Wilder
TWENTIETH SEASON 1961-2
The Rainmaker N. Richard Nash
Under Milk Wood Dylan Thomas
Volpone Ben Jonson
Never Had it So Good John Wiles
Thieves' Carnival Jean Anouilh
TWENTY-FIRST SEASON 1962-3
The Aspern Papers Michael Redgrave
The Hostage Brendan Behan
Three Wishes John English
The Fire Raisers Max Frisch
Peer Gynt Henrik Ibsen
Arms and the Man Bernard Shaw
TWENTY-SECOND SEASON 1963-4
Hay Fever Noel Coward
Trevor David Turner
The Christmas Cuckoo John English
The Way of the World William Congreve
The Life of Galileo Bertholt Brecht
Summer and Smoke Tennessee Williams
TWENTY-THIRD SEASON 1964-5
The Keep Gwyn Thomas
The Pinedus Affair Paolo Levi
The Enchanted Forest Anthony Woodhall
Diary of a Scoundrel A.N. Ostrovsky
The Living Room Graham Greene
A Touch of the Poet Eugene O'Neill
TWENTY-FOURTH SEASON 1965-6
The Physicists Friedrich Durrenmatt
The Clandestine Marriage G. Coleman /
D. Garrick
King Patch and Mr Simpkins Alan Cullen
The Workhouse Donkey John Arden
Juno and the Paycock Sean O'Casey
War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
TWENTY-FIFTH SEASON 1966-7
Misalliance Bernard Shaw
Nekrassov Jean-Paul Sartre
Hans, the Witch and the Gobbin Alan Cullen
A Doll's House Henrik Ibsen
The Private Ear and The Public Eye Peter Shaffer
Measure for Measure William Shakespeare
TWENTY-SIXTH SEASON 1967-8
Eh? Henry Livings
Loyalties John Galsworthy
The Three Cavaliers Beverley Cross
Next Time I'll Sing to You James Saunders
The School for Scandal R.B. Sheridan
Oh What a Lovely War Charles Chilton
The Fighting Cock Jean Anouilh
TWENTY-SEVENTH SEASON 1968-9
Climb the Greased Pole Vincent Longhi
Camino Real Tennessee Williams
The Princess and the Swineherd Nicholas Stuart Gray
The Hollow Crown John Barton
The Killing of Sister George Frank Marcus
Stephen D Hugh Leonard
The Miser Moliere
TWENTY-EIGHTH SEASON 1969-70
Private Lives Noel Coward
Trelawny of the Wells Arthur Wing Pinero
The Heartless Princess Franklyn Black
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg Peter Nicholls
Becket Jean Anouilh
The Fantasticks Tom Jones
Hotel Paradiso Georges Feydeau
TWENTY-NINTH SEASON 1970-1
Bell, Book and Candle John van Druten
The Crucible Arthur Miller
Raggedy Liz and the Statue Rex Doyle
The Promise Aleksei Arbuzov
Winter Journey Clifford Odets
Lovers (Winners and Losers) Brian Friel
The Taming of the Shrew William Shakespeare
THIRTIETH SEASON 1971-2
Ardele Jean Anouilh
The Play of Hadrian VII Peter Luke
The Tale of the Red Dragon Alfred Bradley
The Glass Menagerie Tennessee Williams
A Bequest to the Nation Terence Rattigan
Ghosts Henrik Ibsen
Lock Up Your Daughters Bernard Miles
THIRTY-FIRST SEASON 1972-3
Blithe Spirit Noel Coward
Bartholomew Fair Ben Jonson
Charley's Aunt Brandon Thomas
The Entertainer John Osborne
Entertaining Mr Sloane Joe Orton
When We Are Married J.B. Priestley
THIRTY-SECOND SEASON 1973-4
The Importance of Being Earnest Oscar Wilde
The Effect of Gamma Rays on
Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds Paul Zindel
My Three Angels Sam and Bella Spewak
Helen Euripides
All Over Edward Albee
She Stoops to Conquer Oliver Goldsmith
THIRTY-THIRD SEASON 1974-5
The Patrick Pearse Motel Hugh Leonard
The Lady from the Sea Henrik Ibsen
Tom Sawyer John English
One Man's Angels Sylvia Lees
After Magritte Tom Stoppard
Present Laughter Noel Coward
Children of the Wolf John Peacock
London Assurance Dion Boucicault
THIRTY-FOURTH SEASON 1975-6
Sailor Beware! P. King and F. Cary
Tartuffe Moliere
Green Julia Paul Ableman
Plaza Suite Neil Simon
The Loves of Cass McGuire Brian Friel
The Venetian Twins Goldoni/Adler
THIRTY-FIFTH SEASON 1976-7
The Secretary Bird William Douglas
Home
Watt Peter Cooley
Who Killed Santa Claus? Terence Feely
The Dice Forbes Bramble
Black Comedy Peter Shaffer
An Inspector Calls J.B. Priestley
Bitter Sanctuary Rosemary Anne Sisson
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead Tom Stoppard
THIRTY-SIXTH SEASON 1977-8
The Happy Apple Jack Pulman
Hedda Gabler Henrik Ibsen
Mixed Doubles (various authors)
Kidnapped at Christmas Willis Hall
Home David Storey
A Man for All Seasons Robert Bolt
Roses Round the Door David Campton
The Beaux Stratagem George Farquhar
THIRTY-SEVENTH SEASON 1978-9
Barefoot in the Park Neil Simon
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Edward Albee
Christmas Crackers K. Waterhouse/
W. Hall
After Lydia Terence Rattigan
Come into the Garden Maud Noel Coward
The Lion in Winter James Goldman
The Member for Gaza Benn W. Levy
Twelfth Night William Shakespeare
THIRTY-EIGHTH SEASON 1979-80
Relatively Speaking Alan Ayckbourn
The Heiress Ruth and Augustus Goetz
The Peacocks Must Go Dennis Driscoll
An Evening with Chekhov
(one-act plays) Anton Chekhov
The Rivals R.B.Sheridan
The Anniversary Bill McIlwraith
Under Milk Wood Dylan Thomas
THIRTY-NINTH SEASON 1980-1
Lloyd George Knew My Father William Douglas Home
Stevie Hugh Whitemore
Dial M for Murder Frederick Knott
Bedroom Farce Alan Ayckbourn
A Slight Accident James Saunders
The Real Inspector Hound Tom Stoppard
Abigail's Party Mike Leigh
Rape of the Belt Benn W. Levy
FORTIETH SEASON 1981-2
The Gingerbread Lady Neil Simon
Equus Peter Shaffer
Arsenic and Old Lace Joseph O. Kesselring
A Doll's House Henrik Ibsen
The Browning Version Terence Rattigan
I Spy John Mortimer
Our Town Thornton Wilder
Ten Times Table Alan Ayckbourn
FORTY-FIRST SEASON 1982-3
The Odd Couple Neil Simon
The Sea Edward Bond
Philadelphia Here I Come Brian Friel
Enter a Free Man Tom Stoppard
The Government Inspector Nikolai Gogol
FORTY-SECOND SEASON 1983-4
A Taste of Honey Shelagh Delaney
A Coat of Varnish C.P. Snow/
R. Miller
Wilfred and the Wizard Hunt Jane Dewey
The Country Wife William Wycherley
Getting On Alan Bennett
Lark Rise F. Thompson/
K. Dewhurst
FORTY-THIRD SEASON 1984-5
Hay Fever Noel Coward
Can't Pay? Won't Pay! Dario Fo
The Ugly Duckling John English
A Trip to Scarborough R. B. Sheridan
Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller
Songs for a Summer Day Keith Miles
FORTY-FOURTH SEASON 1985-6
Last of the Red Hot Lovers Neil Simon
Othello William Shakespeare
Fen Caryl Churchill
The Enchanted Forest Anthony Woodhall
How the Other Half Loves Alan Ayckbourn
Look Back in Anger John Osborne
Colombe Jean Anouilh
The Shaughraun Dion Boucicault
FORTY-FIFTH SEASON 1986-7
See How They Run P. King /
F. Cary
Findings Keepings Michael Butler
Tom Sawyer John English
Caste Tom Robertson
An Enemy of the People Henrik Ibsen
Loot Joe Orton
Salad Days J. Slade and
D Reynolds
FORTY-SIXTH SEASON 1987-8
Breezeblock Park Willie Russell
Deadly Nightcap Francis Durbridge
Beauty and the Beast Frank Marcus
An Ideal Husband Oscar Wilde
No More Sitting on the Old School Bench Alan Bleasdale
The Imaginary Invalid Moliere
Cider with Rosie Laurie Lee/
N.Darke
FORTY-SEVENTH SEASON 1988-9
Spider's Web Agatha Christie
Season's Greetings Alan Ayckbourn
Toad of Toad Hall A. A. Milne
All My Sons Arthur Miller
Candida Bernard Shaw
Why Me? Stanley Price
Hobson's Choice Harold Brighouse
FORTY-EIGHTH SEASON 1989-90
Flare Path Terence Rattigan
Come Blow Your Horn Neil Simon
Peter Pan J.M. Barrie
Educating Rita Willie Russell
Escape John Galsworthy
Dinner with the Family Jean Anouilh
Blithe Spirit Noel Coward
FORTY-NINTH SEASON 1990-1
Love from a Stranger Agatha Christie
Confusions Alan Ayckbourn
Hans, the Witch and the Gobbin Stephen Bill
A Month in the Country Ivan Turgenev
Translated by E Ward Young
Dangerous Obsession N.J. Crisp
The Constant Wife Somerset Maugham
FIFTIETH SEASON 1991-2
84 Charing Cross Road H. Hanff/
J. Roose-Evans
Happy Families John Godber
The Adventures of a Bear M. Bond/
Called Paddington A. Bradley
Semi-Detached David Turner
The Servant of Two Masters Carlo Goldoni
I Thought I Heard a Rustling Alan Plater
When We Are Married J.B. Priestley
FIFTY-FIRST SEASON 1992-3
Veronica's Room Ira Levin
Noises Off Michael Frayn
You've Got It Wrong Again Gabriel A.Leonard
Summer of the Seventeenth Doll Ray Lawler
The Deep Blue Sea Terence Rattigan
The Little Foxes Lilian Hellmann
They're Playing Our Song N. Simon/
M. Hamlisch
FIFTY-SECOND SEASON 1993-4
Sleuth Anthony Shaffer
Shakespeare Country Peter Whelan
The Gingerbread Man David Wood
Billy Liar Ernest Thompson
On Golden Pond
Woman in Mind Alan Ayckbourn
Stepping Out Richard Harris
FIFTY-THIRD SEASON 1994-5
Outside Edge Richard Harris
This Story of Yours John Hopkins
Pinocchio .
Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck
The Unexpected Guest Agatha Christie
Morning Star Emlyn Williams
Something's Afoot McDonald Vos
and Gerlach
FIFTY-FOURTH SEASON 1995-6
Wait Until Dark Frederick Knott
Nasty Neighbours Debbie Isitt
The B.F.G. Roald Dahl
Run for Your Wife Ray Cooney
Fallen Angels Noel Coward
Celebration K. Waterhouse/
W. Hall
Walking Happy R.O. Hirson/
K. Frings
FIFTY-FIFTH SEASON 1996-7
Fatal Attraction Bernard Slade
The House of Bernarda Alba Frederico Garcia Lorca
Scrooge J. Leisy
The Ghost Train Arnold Ridley
In Praise of Love Terence Rattigan
Sabrina Fair Samuel Taylor
Time and Time Again Alan Ayckbourn
FIFTY-SIXTH SEASON 1997-8
I Ought to be in Pictures Neil Simon
The Exorcism Don Taylor
Santa in Space Paul Reakes
The Dance of Death August Strindberg
The Chalk Garden Enid Bagnold
Gaslight Patrick Hamilton
Charley's Aunt Brandon Thomas
FIFTY-SEVENTH SEASON 1998-9
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole
Aged 13
Sue Townsend
Dark of the Moon H. Richardson/
W. Berney
*Daniel and the Dragon and Rod Dungate
the Auntie from Hell
Once a Catholic Mary O'Malley
Love Affair Alfred Shaughnessy
In for the Kill Derek Benfield
Pygmalion Bernard Shaw
FIFTY-EIGHTH SEASON 1999-2000
Waiting in the Wings Noel Coward
Curtain up on Murder Bettine Manktelow
Old father Time Doreen Moger
Chase me Comrade Ray Clooney
Broken Glass Arthur Miller
The Darling Buds of May H E Bates
A Midsummer Night's Dream William Shakespeare
FIFTY-NINTH SEASON 2000-1
Rumours Neil Simon
Wuthering Heights Charles Vance / Emily Bronte
The Wizard of OZ John Morley
Pardon me Prime Minister Edward Taylor & John Graham
The Crucible (1953) Arthur Miller
A Passionate Woman Kay Mellor
The Orchestra ) Jean Anouilh
Black Comedy )
SIXTIETH SEASON 2001-2
The Soft September Air  Charlotte Hastings
Hotel Paradiso Georges Feydeau
Alice in Wonderland Lewis Carroll
Communicating Doors Alan Ayckbourn
Down With Darwin Peter Cooley
Misery Stephen King
The Happiest days of Your Life John Deighton
   
 SIXTY-FIRST SEASON  2002-3
"ALLO ALLO" Jeremy Lloyd &David Croft
Waters of the Moon N C Hunter
Puss in Boots  .
Touch & Go Derek Benfield 
The Accused Jeffrey Archer
Amy's View David Hare
Great Expectations Charles Dickens - Adapted by H Leonard
   
SIXTY-SECOND SEASON  2003-4
Daisy Pulls it Off Denise Deegan
The Memory of Water Shelagh Stevenson
Cinderella Wiley Bowkett
California Suite Neil Simon
Twelfth Night William Shakespeare
The Diary of Anne Frank Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett
The Hound of The Baskervilles Tim Kelly
   
 SIXTY-THIRD SEASON 2004-5
Caught in the Net  Ray Cooney
Pack of Lies Hugh Whitmore
Aladdin Wilet Bowkett
Quartet Ronald Harwood
A View from the Bridge Arthur Miller
 Kiss of Death Simon Williams
Relative Values Noel Coward
   
 SIXTY-FOURTH SEASON 2005-6
Trivial Pursuits Frank Vickery
Ladies in Retirement Edward Percy and
Reginald Denham
King Arthur - The Panto Angela Cook
The Odd Couple
(Female version)
Neil Simon
Tartuffe Moliere
The Cemetery Club Ivan Menchell
Time of my Life Alan Ayckbourn 
   
 SIXTY-FIFTH SEASON   2006-7
 Fawlty Towers  John Cleese & Connie Booth
 Dead Ringer  Charles Ross
 The Snow Queen  Hans Christian Andersen (adapted by Ron Nicol)
 Flying Ducks over Boldmere
(The Little Grimley Trilogy)
 David Tristram
 A Man for all Seasons  Robert Bolt
 The Little Hut  Andre Roussin
 Cat on a Hot Tin Roof  Tennessee Williams
 The Little Shop of Horrors  Ashman & Menken (Musical)
   
SIXTY-SIXTH SEASON 2007-8
Canterbury Tales Woods & Bogdanov
When the Reaper Calls Peter Colley
The Scatterbrained Scarecrow
of OZ
Alfred Bradley
Love Begins at Fifty Raymond Hopkins
The Rise and Fall
of Little Voice
Jim Cartwright
Neville's Island Tom Firth
Comic Potential Alan Aykbourn
SIXTY-SEVENTH SEASON 2008-9
The Lady in the Van Alan Bennett
A Touch of Danger Francis Durbridge
Hickory Dickory Dock Norman Robbins
Nobody's Perfect Simon Williams
The Beauty Queen of Leenane Martin McDonagh
Present Laughter Noel Coward
My Cousin Rachel Daphne du Maurier
SIXTY-EIGHTH SEASON 2009 -10
Whose Life is it Anyway?
Brian Clark
*Hypnosis David Tristram
Treasure Island Phil Willmott
Cash on Delivery Michael Cooney
The Birthday Party Harold Pinter
The Regina Monologues
&
Bombshells
Rebecca Russell & Jenny Wafer.

Joanna Murray-Smith

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf Edward Albee
Earth & Sky Douglas Post
SIXTY-NINTH SEASON 2010 -2011
The Things We Do For Love Alan Ayckbourn
Spring and Port Wine Bill Naughton
Goody Two Shoes Paul Reakes
Move Over Mrs Markham R Cooney and J Chapman
Prescription for Murder Norman Robbins
Six Acts of Love I Anderson
Shadowlands W Nicholson