TitleThe Alchemist
AuthorJonson, Ben
VenueOlivier Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyCollaboration between National Theatre and Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Opening Night10/4/1996
Press Night10/9/1996
Closing Night11/26/1996
Performance Length3 hours, 10 minutes (including 20 minute interval)
Number of Performances71
Performer Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE116583Callow; Simon (1949-)Face, The Housekeeper
ROLE116584Pigott-Smith; TimSubtle, The Alchemist
ROLE116585Lawrence; JosieDoll Common, Their Colleague
ROLE116586Smethurst; AdamDapper, A clerk
ROLE116587Newall; JamieDrugger, A Tobacco Merchant
ROLE116588Freshwater; GeoffreyEpicure mammon, A Knight
ROLE116589Phelan; DavidSurly, A Gamester
ROLE116590Connolly; PaulAnanias, A Deacon of Amsterdam
ROLE116591Jarvis; AndrewTribulation, A Pastor of Amsterdam
ROLE116592Aron; PalKastril, The Angry Boy
ROLE116593Farr; AnnieDame Pliant, His Sister
ROLE116594Webster; PaulLovewit, Master of the House
ROLE116595Alexander; JeffNeighbours
ROLE116596Bates; RichardNeighbours
ROLE116597Little; NatashaNeighbours
ROLE116598Ridgeway; FredNeighbours
ROLE116599Spriggs; JeremyNeighbours
ROLE116600Turner; TonyNeighbours
ROLE116579Murray; SimonKeyboards / Music Director
ROLE116580Flower; StephenHorn
ROLE116581Platt; AndrewDouble bass
ROLE116582Smith; StevenGuitars / Mandolin
Creative Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE103339Jonson; Ben (1572-1637)Playwright
ROLE109304Alexander; BillDirector
ROLE116564Mitchell; TimLighting
ROLE109305Goldstein; JonathanMusic
ROLE104648Ranson; MalcolmFights
ROLE103663Rodenburg; PatsyCompany Voice Work
ROLE106616Nelson; JeannetteDialect Coach
ROLE116565Chisholm; AlexStaff Director
ROLE116566Pitt; JohnProduction Manager (Birmingham)
ROLE116567Richardson; TomProduction Manager (National)
ROLE116568Isern; SallyStage Manager (Birmingham)
ROLE116570Bann; LouiseDeputy Stage Manager (Birmingham)
ROLE116571Rowland; BrewyeenStage Manager (National)
ROLE116572Burrows; SophieAssistant Stage Manager (Birmingham)
ROLE116573Enright; MicheleAssistant Stage Manager (National)
ROLE113016Parkinson; StephenAssistant to the Lighting Designer
ROLE116574Brett; JimAssistant Production Manager
ROLE116575Tinson; DavidSound (Birmingham)
ROLE116576Pink; ColinSound (National)
ROLE116577Courtenay-Taylor; SimonTechnical coordinator (Birmingham)
ROLE116578Nightingale; SueCostume Supervisor
ROLE104875Kyncl; Ivan (1953 - 2004)Rehearsal Photographer
ROLE106064Bryant; CourtneyStage Management (for NT)
ROLE117302Mayhew; MichaelDesigner of Poster and Programme Cover
ROLE117300Banks; ShimaProgramme Designer
ROLE130944Dudley; WilliamDesigner / Programme cover design
ROLE146768Kinley; MattAssistant to the Designer
Catalogue
Ref_NoTitleDateSeries
RNT/SM/1/416The Alchemist1996Prompt Scripts
RNT/PL/3/364Dialogue: Bill Alexander and Simon Callow on The Alchemist21 October 1996Platforms Audio Recordings
RNT/CO/1/363The Alchemist1996Costume Department Production Files
RNT/PP/5/322The Alchemist1996Rehearsal Photographs
RNT/PR/4/1/617The AlchemistJune 1996 - February 1997Press Production Review Files
RNT/PP/1/3/205The Alchemist9 October 1996Olivier Programmes
RNT/PR/3/470The Alchemist1996Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/SM/2/4/126The Alchemist1996Olivier Show Reports
RNT/E/3/3/148The Alchemist 1996 Background Packs
RNT/PO/3/1/102The Alchemist1996Olivier Production Office Show Files
RNT/PP/2/3/182The Alchemist9 October 1996Olivier Posters
RNT/PR/2/3/194The Alchemist - First co-production with Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company1 August 1996Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/PR/2/3/190Winter openings at the Royal National Theatre16 July 1996Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/PP/3/9/2/99The Alchemist1996Olivier Cast Lists
RNT/SO/2/1/27The Alchemist9 November 1996Master Recordings
RNT/SO/2/2/27The Alchemist9 November 1996Viewing Recordings
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