Programmes

VINTAGE PROGRAMMES

PR109. Robert The Devil Gaiety Theatre, 1869 with Two Harlequins/Dreams. Two page paper programme. Cast includes: Miss E. Farren, J. Maclean, Constance Loseby, Miss E. Fowler, Joseph Eldred, Misses Conway, Wood and Tremaine. Horizontal crease and light stains, inside clean. …..£125.00

PR102. The Wicked World Theatre Royal, Haymarket, 1873 with The Co-operative Movement/Raising the Wind!. Two page paper programme. Cast includes: Mr. & Mrs. Kendal, Buckstone, Miss Litton, Amy Roselle, Blanche Henri. Light vertical crease, small hole to centre, fold almost separated, back page has two spots of glue residue where it has been tipped into an album. …..£55.00

PR108. The Happy Land Royal Court Theatre, 1873 with About Town/On Strike. Two page paper programme. Cast includes: Alfred Bishop, W. J. Hill, Chas. Steyne, Kate Bishop, Sylvia Hodson, Rose Egan, Phoebe Don. Back cover has full page advertisement for A Wedding March and a piece by J. L. Toole. Light creasing. …..£95.00

PR101. Engaged! Theatre Royal, Haymarket,1877 with By The Sea. Two page paper programme dated 23/10/77. Cast includes: George Honey, Harold Kyrle, Marion Terry, Lucy Buckstone, Emily Thorne. Light creasing. Hand-dated in ink "Saturday, October 27th /77." Back page has two spots of glue residue where it has been tipped into an album. …..£45.00

PR106. Pygmalion and Galatea Theatre Royal, Haymarket, 1877 with Follow the Leader/Birds in their Little Nests Agree. Two page paper programme. Cast includes: Buckstone, Marion Terry, Henrietta Hodson, Charles Harcourt. Light folds and staining, hand-dated "17/2/1877." …..£35.00

PR110. Sweethearts Prince of Wales's Theatre, 1879 with Heads or Tails?/Good for Nothing. Two page paper programme. Cast includes: Mr. & Mrs. Bancroft, Mr. Deane, Ida Hertz. Hand-dated in pencil "21/6/1879." One small spot to front page, very light vertical crease. …..£30.00

PR128. Patience Opera Comique, 1881 with Uncle Samuel. Two page paper programme. Cast includes: Grossmith, Barrington, Bowley, Temple, Thornton, Lely, Bond, Gwynne, Fortescue, Barnett, Braham. Creasing and stain spotting, small tears to edges. …..£95.00

PR105. Pygmalion and Galatea Lyceum Theatre, 1883 with A Sheep in Wolf's Clothing. Two page paper programme. Cast includes: Mary Anderson, Mr. H. Kemble, Amy Roselle, Arthur Lewis. Light horizontal fold. …..£30.00

PR126. Princess Ida Savoy Theatre, 1884. Two page pink paper programme for an early performance when the opera was still divided into Prologue, Act 1, Act 2. Cast includes: Barrington, Bracy, Lely, Ryley, Grossmith, Temple, Gray, Lugg, Braham, Brandram, Chard, Bond, Grey, Heathcote, Carr. Horizontal creases, small smudge and minor print fault to front page, light edge wear, fold has split from the top two thirds down. …..£95.00

PR104. Pygmalion & Galatea/Comedy and Tragedy Lyceum Theatre, 1884. Two page paper programme. Cast includes: Mary Anderson, Mr. H. Kemble, Arthur Lewis, Amy Roselle, George Alexander. Hand-dated in ink "25 July 1884" with handwritten annotation inside against Comedy and Tragedy, "The best thing I have seen Miss Anderson do." …..£30.00

PR132. H.M.S.Pinafore/Trial by Jury Savoy Theatre, 1899. Three panel gilt decorated card programme for the second London revival, dated 20/10/99. Cast includes: Pinafore - Passmore, Lytton, Evett, Temple, Leon, Pinder, Fitzaltamont, Vincent, Owen, Brandram; Trial - Lytton, Jay, Childerstone, Russell, Passmore, Lewys, Gater, Moyse. Hand-dated in ink "Sat. 21.x.99," back panel largely covered in paper residue from album. …..£35.00

20th CENTURY PROGRAMMES

PR152. Souvenir of Rupert D'Oyly Carte's Season of Gilbert and Sullivan Operas Prince's Theatre, Sept. 29th, 1919 to Jan. 31st, 1920. Full colour cover illustration of HM Brock's parade of characters. 12 page souvenir containing exquisite monochrome photographs of Gilbert, Sullivan and the D'Oyly Carte family, stage photographs from 10 operas and principal members of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, by the Stage Photo Company, Elliott & Fry, Rita Martin, Claude Harris and Bassano. Minor wear, bottom right corner bumped, hole-punched. …..£18.50

PR143. Souvenir of Rupert D'Oyly Carte's Season of Gilbert and Sullivan Operas, Princes Theatre October 3rd, 1921, to April 8th, 1922 Orange card wrappers embossed illustration of Federici as "The Mikado" 28 pages of the best stage photography showing vignettes of the principal players with facsimile signatures, surrounded by character photographs and scenes from the repertoire. Centre pages feature a glorious full colour illustration of the ghost scene from Ruddigore by H.M. Brock. Complete with gold cord. Light edge wear, two small splash marks to bottom of front cover. …..£45.00

PR144. Souvenir of Rupert D'Oyly Carte's Season of Gilbert and Sullivan Operas illustrating the new dresses designed by Charles Ricketts A.R.A., for The Mikado, Princes Theatre, London. September 30th to December 18th 1926. 12 page photographic souvenir with full colour centrefold illustrations of Ricketts' costume designs. Complete with plum ribbon. Light crushing at top and bottom of front left where the ribbon has pulled on the card. …..£26.50

PR145. Souvenir of Rupert D'Oyly Carte's Season of Gilbert and Sullivan Operas illustrating the new productions designed by Charles Ricketts R.A. and George Sheringham, Savoy Theatre, London. October 21st, 1929 to March 22nd, 1930. 12 page photographic souvenir with six pages of full colour illustrations of costume designs. Complete with silver ribbon. Light edge wear. …..£35.00

PR146. Souvenir of Rupert D'Oyly Carte's 1924 Season of Gilbert and Sullivan Operas, Princes Theatre, London. Grey card folder containing full company details and 12 matt photographs by Sasha, London, with facsimile signatures, of: Henry A. Lytton as "Jack Point" Joseph F. Griffin as "King Hildebrand" Leo Darnton as "Nanki-Poo" Henry Millidge as "Luiz" Darrell Fancourt as "Sir Roderick Murgatroyd" Winifred Lawson as "Casilda" Charles Goulding as "Hilarion" Leo Sheffield as "Don Alhambra del Bolero" Sydney Granville as "Strephon" Bertha Lewis as "Queen of the Fairies" Elsie Griffin as "Aline" Eileen Sharp as "Mad Margaret." Complete with pale green ribbon. Folder lightly faded. Contents fine with some light silvering to the edges of some of the photographs. …..£65.00

PR147. Souvenir of Rupert D'Oyly Carte's Season of Gilbert and Sullivan Operas, Savoy Theatre, London September 26th, 1932 to January 21st, 1933. Henry Lytton in Gilbert and Sullivan Characters - A Souvenir of his farewell season at the Savoy Theatre, London, 1932-1933. White card folder with colour illustration of Ricketts' costume design for "Ko-Ko." Contains printed card cast list and eleven gloss photographs of Lytton in his various roles. Light wear to card folder. …..£65.00

PR148. 1881-1951 Gilbert and Sullivan Festival of Britain Souvenir. Twelve page souvenir illustrating the history of the operas with photographs and colourful costume designs. Light wear to cover. …..£22.50

PR149. Gilbert and Sullivan Souvenir - The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, Savoy Theatre, London Season 1954. Twenty page photographic souvenir focussing on the new production of James Wade's new production of Princess Ida. Light wear to cover. …..£18.50

PR150. The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company Souvenir of the London Season at the Princes Theatre, 15th December, 1958 to 14th March, 1959. Two page glossy card souvenir with photos of the principal artists and facsimile autographs. Small corner bump to bottom right. …..£12.50

PR151. D'Oyly Carte Opera Company Souvenir Season 1961-62. 24 page glossy illustrated photographic souvenir with a foreword by Frederic Lloyd and a three page article entitled The Savoy Operas by Sir Arthur Bryant. …..£9.50


 

 


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