1930-1939

 

100 - NOT OUT (sketch)

date February 23rd, 1930
author R. Byron Webber
director Ernest Pierce
role
theatre Queen's Theatre (London)
full cast

 

AFTER ALL

op. date March 30th, 1930
author John Van Druten
director Auriol Lee
role

Ralph

theatre Arts Theatre (London)
full cast

 

PRIVATE LIVES

op. dates August 18th / September 1st / September 8th / September 15th / September 24th, 1930 // January 27th, 1931
author NoŽl Coward
director NoŽl Coward
role Victor Prynne
theatre King's Theatre (Edinburgh) / Theatre Royal (Birmingham) / Palace Theatre (Manchester) / King's Theatre (Southsea) / Phoenix Theatre (London) //
Times Square Theatre (New York)
full cast
images

 

 

SOME OTHER PRIVATE LIVES (gala matinée)

date December 8th, 1930
author NoŽl Coward
director NoŽl Coward
role Alf
theatre London Hippodrome (London)
full cast

 

THE RATS OF NORWAY

op. date April 6th, 1933
author Keith Winter
director Raymond Massey
role Steven Beringer
theatre Playhouse Theatre (London)
full cast
images

 

THE GREEN BAY TREE

op. date October 20th, 1933
author Mordaunt Shairp
director Jed Harris
role Julian
theatre Cort Theatre (New York)
full cast
images
review

 

BIOGRAPHY

op. date April 25th, 1934
author

Samuel Nathaniel Behrman

director Noël Coward
role Richard Kurt
theatre Globe Theatre (London)
full cast
images
review

 

QUEEN OF SCOTS

op. date June 8th, 1934
author Gordon Daviot
director John Gielgud
role Earl of Bothwell
theatre New Theatre (London)
full cast
images

 

THEATRE ROYAL

op. dates October 1st / October 8th / October 13th / October 23rd, 1934
author Edna Ferber & George S. Kaufman
director Nöel Coward
role Anthony Kavendish
theatre King's Theatre (Glasgow) / King's Theatre (Edinburgh) / Opera House (Manchester) / Lyric Theatre (London)
full cast
images

 

 

JOURNEY'S END (special performance)

date November 12th, 1934
author R. C. Sherriff
director R. C. Sherriff
role

Captain Stanhope

theatre Adelphi Theatre (London)
full cast

 

 

A KISS FOR CINDERELLA

date November 22nd, 1934
author J. M. Barrie
director Campbell Gullan
role

Policeman / Prince

theatre His Majesty's Theatre (London)
full cast

 

 

NOVEMBER AFTERNOON (sketch)

dates December 9th, 1934 / March 16th, 1935
author Anthony Pelissier
director Sam Lysons
role

The Man

theatre Comedy Theatre (London) / London Hippodrome
full cast

 

 

THE WINNING POST

date December 17th, 1934
author Seymour Hicks & Cecil Raleigh
director Peter Mather
role

Philip Cavanagh

theatre Adelphi Theatre (London)
full cast

 

THE RINGMASTER

op. dates February 25th / March 4th / March 11th, 1935
author Keith Winter
director Raymond Massey
role Raymond Massey
theatre New Theatre (Oxford) / Theatre Royal (Birmingham) / Shaftesbury Theatre (London)
full cast
images
review

 

 

NOTICES (sketch)

date April 7th, 1935
author Geoffrey Kerr
director George Desmond
role

Oswald Parkinson

theatre Comedy Theatre (London)
full cast

 

 

THE DOWNS AND OUTS MATINEE
(charity matinée)

date April 8th, 1935
author
director Brian Dalte
role

recites Kipling's "If"

theatre Gaiety Theatre (London)
full cast

 

 

GOLDEN ARROW

op. dates May 13th / May 30th, 1935
author Sylvia Thompson & Victor Cunard
director Laurence Olivier
role

Richard Harben

theatre New Theatre (Oxford) / Whitehall Theatre (London)
full cast
images
review

 

 

THE MASSED CHORUS

date July 10th, 1935
role

Footman

theatre Grosvenor House (London)

 

ROMEO AND JULIET

op. date October 17th, 1935
author

William Shakespeare

director John Gielgud
role Romeo & T/O Chorus, Mercutio
theatre New Theatre (London)
full cast
images
reviews

 

BEES ON THE BOAT DECK

op. date May 5th, 1935
author J. B. Priestley
director Laurence Olivier & Ralph Richardson
role Robert Patch
theatre Lyric Theatre (London)
full cast
images

 

HAMLET

op. date January 5th, 1937
author William Shakespeare
director Tyrone Guthrie
role Hamlet
theatre Old Vic Theatre (London)
full cast
images
reviews

 

 

TWELTH NIGHT

op. date February 23rd, 1937
author William Shakespeare
director Tyrone Guthrie
role Sir Toby Belch
theatre Old Vic Theatre (London)
full cast
images
review ?

 

HENRY V

op. date April 6th, 1937
author William Shakespeare
director Tyrone Guthrie
role Henry
theatre Old Vic Theatre (London)
full cast
images
review ?

 

 

SHAKESPEARE BIRTHDAY FESTIVAL

date April 23rd, 1937
author William Shakespeare
composer Herbert Menges
role Romeo & Henry V (scenes)
theatre Old Vic Theatre (London)
full cast

 

 

MIDNIGHT WITH THE STARS

date May 6th, 1937
author
director  
role Himself
theatre Empire Theatre (London)

 

 

HAMLET

op. date June 2nd, 1937
author William Shakespeare
director Tyrone Guthrie
role Hamlet
theatre Cronborg Castle (Elsinore)
full cast
images
review ?

 

MACBETH

op. date November 26th / December 24th, 1937
author William Shakespeare
director Michel St. Denis
role Macbeth
theatre Old Vic Theatre (London) / New Theatre (London)
full cast
images
reviews

 

OTHELLO

op. date February 8th, 1938
author William Shakespeare
director Tyrone Guthrie
role Iago
theatre Old Vic Theatre (London)
full cast
images
reviews

 

THE KING OF NOWHERE

op. date March 15th, 1938
author James Bridie
director Esme Church
role Vivaldi
theatre Old Vic Theatre (London)
full cast
images
review

 

CORIOLANUS

op. date April 19th, 1938
author William Shakespeare
director Lewis Casson
role Caius Martius Coriolanus
theatre Old Vic Theatre (London)
full cast
images
review

 

 

HERE'S TO OUR ENTERPRISE

op. date May 23rd, 1938
author Edward Knoblock
director  
role Alfred Jingle (scene from "The Pickwick Papers")
theatre Lyceum Theatre (London)
full cast
images

 

NO TIME FOR COMEDY

op. date April 17th, 1939
author S. N. Behrman
director Guthrie McClintic
role Gaylord Easterbrook
theatre Ethel Barrymore Theatre (New York)
full cast
images
review ?

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