Theatre: New Theatre
Performance: The School for Scandal
Main Actors: Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Peter Cushing
School for Scandal was written by the renowned playwright, Richard Brinsley Sheridan. This production of School for Scandal was produced and directed by Laurence Olivier who also stars in the production. The cast list is presented across page 3 and there are advertisements of the day with stylish illustrations throughout. The original black and white seal sticker remains on the front and back cover.
The New Theatre on St Martins Lane, London was built in 1903 by Sir Charles Wyndham. Sir Charles Wyndham employed the architect William G.R Sprague (1863 – 1933) to build his theatre. Mr Sprague had a successful career and was known for his work as a theatre architect. During its lifetime, the theatre has been renamed twice. In 1973 it was renamed the Albery Theatre after the manager of the theatre Sir Bronson Albery who ran the theatre for many years. In 2006 the theatre underwent a major refurbishment and was renamed Noel Coward Theatre after the famous playwright and actor.
8 pages including front and back cover. Approx. H 18cm x W 12cm