1940-1949

ROMEO AND JULIET

op. date April 8th / April 17th / May 8th, 1940
author

William Shakespeare

director Laurence Olivier
role

Romeo

theatre Geary Theater (San Francisco) / Auditorium Theatre (Chicago) / 51st Street Theatre (New York)
full cast
images
reviews

 

 

ALL STAR CONCERT IN AID
OF RUSSIAN RELIEF FUND

date December 7th, 1941
author

William Shakespeare

role

Romeo (scene)

theatre Empire Theatre (York)

 

 

ESMOND KNIGHT MATINÉE

date January 18th, 1942
author

William Shakespeare

role

Henry V (scene)

theatre London Palladium (London)
full cast

 

 

'BATTLE FOR FREEDOM' PAGEANT

date April 24th, 1942
author

 

role

Work and Fight for Victory exhortation

theatre Royal Albert Hall (London)
full cast
images
link

 

 

ELSIE FOGERTY JUBILEE MATINÉE

date November 30th, 1942
role

poetry reader

theatre New Theatre (London)

 

ARMS AND THE MAN

op. dates August 7th / September 5th, 1944 / June, 1945
author

G.B. Shaw

director John Burrell
role

Sergius Saranoff

theatre Opera House (Manchester) / New Theatre (London) / Europe Tour: ENSA Garrison Theatre (Antwerp)
full cast
images
review ?

 

PEER GYNT

op. dates August 31st, 1944 / June, 1945
author

Henrik Ibsen

director Tyrone Guthrie
role

Button Moulder

theatre New Theatre (London) / Europe Tour
full cast
images
review ?

 

RICHARD III

op. dates September 13th, 1944 / June, 1945
author

William Shakespeare

director John Burrell
role

Richard

theatre New Theatre (London) / Europe Tour: ENSA Garrison Theatre (Antwerp)
full cast
images
review

 

UNCLE VANYA

op. dates September 13th, 1944 / May 1st, 1946
author

Anton Chekhov

director John Burrell
role

Astrov

theatre New Theatre (London) / Century Theatre (New York)
full cast
images
reviews

 

THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH

op. dates ? / May 16th / September 11th, 1945
author

Thornton Wilder

director Laurence Olivier
theatre Bristol Hippodrome (Bristol) / Phoenix Theatre (London) / Picadilly Theatre (London)
full cast

 

HENRY IV (part I)

op. date September 26th, 1945 / May 6th, 1946
author

William Shakespeare

director John Burrell
role

Hotspur

theatre New Theatre (London) / Century Theatre (New York)
full cast
images
review ?

 

HENRY IV (part II)

op. date October 3rd, 1945 / May 6th, 1946
author

William Shakespeare

director John Burrell
role

Justice Shallow

theatre New Theatre (London) / Century Theatre (New York)
full cast
images
review ?

 

OEDIPUS

op. dates October 18th, 1945 / May 20th, 1946
author

Sophocles

director Miles Malleson
role

Oedipus

theatre New Theatre (London) / Century Theatre (New York)
full cast
images
reviews

 

THE CRITIC

op. dates October 18th, 1945 / May 20th, 1946
author

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

director Miles Malleson
role

Mr. Puff

theatre New Theatre (London) / Century Theatre (New York)
full cast
images
review ?

 

KING LEAR

op. dates September 24th / November, 25th, 1946
author

William Shakespeare

director Laurence Olivier
role

Lear

theatre New Theatre (London) / Théâtre des Champs-Elysées (Paris)
full cast
images
reviews

 

BORN YESTERDAY

op. date February 1st, 1947
author

Garson Kanin

director Laurence Olivier
theatre Garrick Theatre (London)
full cast
image

 

THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL

op. dates March 20th / April 19th / June 15th / June 29th / August / September / September / September / October, 1948
author

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

director Laurence Olivier
role

Sir Peter Teazle

theatre Capitol Theatre (Perth) / Princess Theatre (Melbourne) / Theatre Royal (Hobart) / Tivoli Theatre (Sidney) / His Majesty's Theatre (Brisbane) / St. James' Theatre (Auckland) / St. Jame's Theatre (Christchurch) / His Majesty's Theatre (Dunedin) / St. James' Theatre (Wellington)
full cast
images
reviews

 

RICHARD III

op. dates April 3rd / April 19th / June 29th / September / September / October, 1948
author

William Shakespeare

director John Burrell
role

Richard

theatre Theatre Royal (Adelaide) / Princess Theatre (Melbourne) / Tivoli Theatre (Sidney) / St. James' Theatre (Auckland) / St. Jame's Theatre (Christchurch) / St. James' Theatre (Wellington)
full cast
image

 

THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH

op. dates April 12th / April 19th / June 29th / September / September / October, 1948
author

Thornton Wilder

director Laurence Olivier
role Mr Antrobus
theatre Theatre Royal (Adelaide) / Princess Theatre (Melbourne) / Tivoli Theatre (Sidney) / St. James' Theatre (Auckland) / St. Jame's Theatre (Christchurch) / St. James' Theatre (Wellington)
full cast
images
review ?

 

THE SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL

op. date January 20th, 1949
author

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

director Laurence Olivier
role

Sir Peter Teazle

theatre New Theatre (London)
full cast
images

 

RICHARD III

op. date January 26th, 1949
author

William Shakespeare

director John Burrell
role

Richard

theatre New Theatre (London)
full cast
image

 

ANTIGONE

op. date February 2nd, 1949
author

Jean Anouilh

director Laurence Olivier
role

Chorus

theatre New Theatre (London)
full cast
images
review ?

 

THE PROPOSAL

op. date February 2nd, 1949
author

Anton Chekov

director Laurence Olivier
theatre New Theatre (London)
full cast

 

 

RADA Cabaret

date March 30th, 1949
role

Himself

theatre Lyceum Theatre (London)
full cast

 

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

op. date October 1st, 1949
author

Tennessee Williams

director Laurence Olivier
theatre Aldwych Theatre (London)
full cast
images

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