Theatre: Theatre Royal, Haymarket
Performance: The Doctor’s Dilemma
Main Actors: Vivien Leigh
This early 1940s theatre programme presents The Doctor’s Dilemma, a complicated, moral dilemma play written by the famous Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw. George Bernard Shaw (1856 – 1950) wrote such plays as Candida, Caesar and Cleopatra and, of course, the extremely successful and well-known play Pygmalion. The star of the production was the talented and popular stage and screen actress, Vivien Leigh (star of the hit film Gone with the Wind).
This theatre programme is a single sheet of smooth paper with central vertical spinal fold printed in black ink. Original seal stickers remain on front and back cover pages of the programme. The programme promotes other production advertisements on the back cover page and the cast list is presented across page 2.
The programme is a single sheet of smooth paper with central vertical spinal fold to create 4 programme pages. Approx. H20cm x W13cm.