TitleMother Courage and her Children
AuthorBrecht, Bertolt
Author TwoHare, David (version by)
VenueOlivier Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night11/3/1995
Press Night11/14/1995
Closing Night3/30/1996
Performance Length3 hours (including 20 minute interval)
AwardsOlivier nominations for Best Actress (Diana Rigg), Best Lighting Designer (Peter Mumford)
Number of Performances61
Performer Roles
ROLE117550Rigg; Dame; DianaAnna Fierling, Mother Courage
ROLE117551Sharp; LesleyKattrin
ROLE117552Fancy; BrettEilif
ROLE117553Poraj; BohdanSwiss Cheese
ROLE117554Hutchings; GeoffreyThe Cook
ROLE117555Bradley; DavidThe Chaplain
ROLE117556Soper; GayPottier; Yvette
ROLE117557Bluthal; JohnThe Recruiting Officer
ROLE117558Selby; TonyThe Sergeant
ROLE117559Pickering; DonaldThe Commander in Chief
ROLE117560Langford-Rowe; GordonThe Armourer
ROLE117561Christiansen; KenA soldier
ROLE117562Renshaw; AnthonyThe Second Sergeant
ROLE117563Benzing; PaulThe Man with a Patch
ROLE117564Gough; MichaelA Very Old Colonel
ROLE117565Buller; JamesA Mercenary
ROLE117566Christiansen; KenA Mercenary
ROLE117567Shaps; CyrilThe Regimental Clerk
ROLE117568Baladi; PatrickYoung Soldier
ROLE117569Langford-Rowe; GordonOlder Soldier
ROLE117570Wright; AngusSoldier in Fur Coat
ROLE117571Renshaw; AnthonySecond Soldier
ROLE117572Peak; PhillipaFarmer's Wife
ROLE117573Benzing; PaulPeasant
ROLE117574Buller; JamesA Soldier in the Bar
ROLE117575Freeman; MartinYoung Man
ROLE117576Parks; SarahOld Woman
ROLE117577Baladi; PatrickEilif's Guard
ROLE117578Christiansen; KenEilif's Guard
ROLE117579Renshaw; AnthonyEilif's Guard
ROLE117580Dives; TamsinThe Singer
ROLE117581Wright; AngusLieutenant
ROLE117582Baladi; PatrickFirst Soldier
ROLE117583Buller; JamesSecond Soldier
ROLE117584Renshaw; AnthonyThird Soldier
ROLE117585Clayton; EdwardPeasant in Halle
ROLE117586Christiansen; KenPeasant's Son
ROLE117587Tanner; Susan JanePeasant's Wife
ROLE146759Davies; TerryMusic Director / Piano
ROLE110531Cameron; PaulPercussion
ROLE110342Holloway; TracyTrombone
ROLE117548Lyons; TimothyDouble-bass
ROLE116240Melia; RolandCello
ROLE117549Munn; Julia Clarinet / Saxophone
ROLE113258Rae; ColinTrumpet
Creative Roles
ROLE103319Brecht; Bertolt (1898-1956)Playwright
ROLE115343Hare; David (1947-)Adaptor
ROLE103619Kent; JonathanDirector
ROLE117541Bond; PaulDesigner
ROLE111072Mumford; PeterLighting
ROLE113214Dove; JonathanMusic
ROLE103663Rodenburg; PatsyCompany Voice Work
ROLE117258Suffolk; JonathanSound
ROLE117542Kerley; WilliamStaff Director
ROLE104744Montemuro; TrishStage Manager
ROLE104746Fox; ValerieAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE106615Speed; AndrewAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE117265Nelson; JeannetteAssistant Voice Coach
ROLE117433Window; ColinCostume Supervisor
ROLE117543Waterman; CarolineAssistant Costume Supervisor
ROLE117544Reynolds; SallyProduction Assistant
ROLE113661Richardson; TomProduction Manager
ROLE106614Bardsley; FionaDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE117546Gray; KeithAssistant to the Designer
ROLE107889Fensom; JonathanAssistant to the Designer
ROLE110249Benzing; PaulFights
ROLE109896Maund; JoAssistant Production Manager
ROLE104886Meech; AnthonyTranslator of book
ROLE104875Kyncl; Ivan (1953 - 2004)Production and Rehearsal Photographer
ROLE117300Banks; ShimaProgramme Designer
ROLE117302Mayhew; MichaelDesigner of Poster and Programme Cover
ROLE146765Barnett; StephenAssistant Lighting Director
ROLE117609Clarke; JohnAssistant to the Designer
RNT/SM/1/396aMother Courage and her Children1995Prompt Scripts
RNT/PP/2/3/172Mother Courage and her Children14 November 1995Olivier Posters
RNT/PR/3/454Mother Courage and her Children1995Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/PR/4/1/600Mother Courage and her ChildrenFebruary 1995 - November 1996Press Production Review Files
PC/1/26Mother Courage and her Children1995Set Photographs
RNT/PP/3/1/1819951995NT Production related printwork
RNT/PP/5/308Mother Courage and her Children1995Rehearsal Photographs
RNT/SM/1/396bMother Courage and her Children1995Prompt Scripts
RNT/PP/1/3/201Mother Courage and Her Children14 November 1995Olivier Programmes
RNT/PP/1/3/200Mother Courage and her Children14 November 1995Olivier Programmes
RNT/SM/2/4/108Mother Courage and her Children1996Olivier Show Reports
RNT/PO/3/1/96Mother Courage and her Children1995Olivier Production Office Show Files
RNT/PP/2/3/173Mother Courage and her Children14 November 1995Olivier Posters
RNT/R/1/4/3/103Mother Courage and Her Children1996Postcards
RNT/PL/3/308Dialogue: David Hare and Jonathan Kent24 November 1995Platforms Audio Recordings
RNT/PR/2/3/149Jonathan Kent to direct Diana Rigg in 'Mother Courage and Her Children'22 August 1995Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/PR/2/3/154Diana Rigg returns to play title role in 'Mother Courage and Her Children'October 1995Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/PR/2/3/148Jonathan Kent to direct Diana Rigg in 'Mother Courage and Her Children'22 August 1995Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/PP/3/9/2/96Mother Courage and Her Children1995Olivier Cast Lists
RNT/SO/2/1/13Mother Courage and her Children23 March 1996Master Recordings
RNT/SO/2/2/13Mother Courage and her Children23 March 1996Viewing Recordings
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