TitleLove for Love
AuthorCongreve, William
VenueKremlin Theatre, Moscow
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night10/20/1965
Closing Night9/9/1967
Performance Length2 hours, 45 minutes (including 20 minute interval)
AwardsPlays and Players Award for Best Set
Number of Performances96
Performer Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE125504Nicholls; AnthonySir Sampson Legend, father to Valentine and Ben
ROLE125505Stride; JohnValentine, fallen under his Father's displeasure by his expensive way of living, in love with Angelica
ROLE125506Lang; Robert (1934-2004)Scandal, Valentine's friend, a free speaker
ROLE125508Blakely; ColinBen, Sir Sampson's younger son, half home-bred, and half sea-bred, designed to marry Miss Prue
ROLE125509Malleson; MilesForesight, an illiterate old fellow, peevish and positive, superstitious, and pretending to understand astrology etc., uncle to Angelica
ROLE125510Kempinski; TomJeremy, servant to Valentine
ROLE125511Lomax; HarryTrapland, a scrivener / Understudy: Foresight
ROLE125513Cellier; PeterBuckram, a lawyer
ROLE125514Green; ReginaldSteward to Sir Sampson
ROLE125519Whiting; LeonardSinger / Sailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125520McEwan; GeraldineAngelica, niece to Foresight, of a considerable fortune in her own hands
ROLE125521Ryan; MadgeMrs Foresight, second wife to Foresight
ROLE125522Redman; JoyceMrs Frail, sister to Mrs Forsight, a woman of the town
ROLE125523Redgrave; LynnMiss Prue, daighter pto Foresight by a forner wife, a silly, awkward country girl
ROLE125524Hicks; BarbaraNurse to Miss Prue
ROLE125525Faye; JaninaJenny, maid to Angelica
ROLE125526Barker; PetronellaSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125527Godley; AnneSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125528Gambon; Sir; MichaelSnap, a bailiff / Sailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125529Hardwicke; EdwardRobin, butler to Foresight / Sailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125530Hargreaves; DavidServant to Foresight / Sailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125531Holder; RoyBlackamoor, servant to Sir Sampson / Sailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125532Jones; LewisSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125533Knapp; TerenceRobin, butler to Foresight / Sailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125534Reid; SheilaSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125536Riley; MaggieSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125537Terris; MalcolmSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125538Timothy; ChristopherSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125543Finney; Albert (1936-)Ben, Sir Sampson's younger son, half Home-bred, and half Sea-bred, designed to marry Miss Prue
ROLE125544Marsh; KeithBuckram, a lawyer
ROLE125546Holton; GarySinger
ROLE125552Pickup; RonaldJeremy, servant to Valentine
ROLE125554Jones; LewisBuckram, a lawyer
ROLE125555Penry-Jones; PeterServant to Foresight / Sailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125556Winter; RichardBlackamoor, servant to Sir Sampson / Sailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125557Pyne; FrederickRobin, butler to Foresight / Sailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125560Barnes; Michael TudorTrapland, a scrivener
ROLE125561Hoyland; WilliamSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125562James; Barry Blackamoor, a lawyer
ROLE125563Goodman; KimSinger / Sailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125564Laye; GabrielleMrs Foresight, second wife to Foresight
ROLE125565Cunningham; MargoSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE125567Crowden; GrahamForesight, an illiterate old fellow, peevish and positive, superstitious, and pretending to understand astrology etc., Uncle to Angelica
ROLE125568Warwick; RichardBlackamoor, servant to Sir Sampson / Sailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE128628Olivier; Lord; Laurence (1907-1989)Tattle, a half-witted beau, vain of his amours, yet valuing himself for secrecy
ROLE128785Reynolds; MalcolmSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE128787Callow; MichaelSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE141020Willis; MervynSinger / Sailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE118657Cumberland; AlanMusician
ROLE125547Foley; JohnMusician
ROLE125548Hall; MalcolmMusician
ROLE125549Pinkett; NigelMusician
ROLE141025Hobbs; WilliamSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE141026Hopkins; Sir; AnthonySailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE141027Holton; GarySailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE141028Reynolds; MalcolmBlackamoor, servant to Sir Sampson
ROLE141029Hargreaves; DavidSnap, a bailiff
ROLE141030Bailie; DavidSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE141031Cotton; OliverSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE141032Lansbury; KateSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE141034Cunningham; MargoNurse to Miss Prue
ROLE141035Riley; MaggieJenny, maid to Angelica
ROLE141036Barge; GillianSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE141037Whitrow; BenjaminSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE141038Lapotaire; JaneSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE141039Vasey; SuzanneSailor / Woman / Servant
ROLE141033Hoyland; WilliamSnap, a bailiff
Creative Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE103506Congreve; William (1670-1729)Writer
ROLE103699Wood; PeterDirector
ROLE121917Nobili; Lisa deSettings
ROLE111950Wilkinson; MarcSound
ROLE125502Rodrigues; AlfredDances
ROLE118653Pilbrow; RichardLighting
ROLE118734Amey; SunnyAssistant to the Producer
ROLE125503Cadbury; BelindaAssistant to the Designer
ROLE109379Boddington; Diana (1921-2002)Stage Manager
ROLE125550Riches; EdgarMusician
ROLE108083Dominic; ZoeProduction Photographer
Catalogue
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RNT/PR/4/1/12Love for Love1965Press Production Review Files
RNT/SM/1/17Love for Love1965Prompt Scripts
RNT/PP/1/1/74Love for LoveNovember 1965Pre-South Bank Programmes
RNT/PP/1/1/71Love for LoveOctober 1965Pre-South Bank Programmes
RNT/PO/5/12Love for Love1965Set Photographs
RNT/PR/3/15Love for Love1965Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/PP/1/1/75Love for LoveNovember 1965Pre-South Bank Programmes
RNT/PP/1/1/77Love for LoveOctober 1967Pre-South Bank Programmes
RNT/PP/1/1/70Love for LoveOctober 1965Pre-South Bank Programmes
RNT/PP/1/1/97A Flea in her Ear / Love for LoveOctober 1967Pre-South Bank Programmes
RNT/PP/1/1/76Love for LoveDecember 1966Pre-South Bank Programmes
RNT/PP/1/1/72Love for Love October 1965Pre-South Bank Programmes
RNT/PP/1/1/73Love for LoveOctober 1965Pre-South Bank Programmes
RNT/PP/1/1/69Love for Love / Othello / Hobson's ChoiceSeptember 1965Pre-South Bank Programmes
RNT/SM/2/1/14Love for Love20 October 1965 - 3 December 1966Pre-South Bank Show Reports
RNT/PP/3/6/4Much Ado About Nothing / The Royal Hunt of the Sun / The Storm / A Flea in her Ear / Love for Love1968Touring Printwork
RNT/CO/1/16Love for Love1965Costume Department Production Files
RNT/PR/4/3/51A Flea in Her Ear/ Love for Love/ Dance of Death (Canada)August 1967Press West End Transfer and Touring Review Files
JH/13/2/2National Theatre1964-1985Programmes - non-Herbert designed productions
RNT/PP/2/6/362Love for Love / Hobson's Choice1965Other Venue Posters
RNT/PP/3/6/130Othello / Love for Love1965Touring Printwork
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