TitleThe Invention of Love
AuthorStoppard, Tom
VenueCottesloe Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night9/25/1997
Press Night10/1/1997
Closing Night4/25/1998
Performance Length2 hours, 50 minutes (including 20 minute interval)
AwardsEvening Standard Drama Awards Best Play, Best Director (Richard Eyre)
Critics' Circle Drama Awards for Best Director (Richard Eyre)
Olivier nominations for Best Actor (John Wood), BBC Award for Play of the Year
Number of Performances100
Performer Roles
ROLE115632Wood; JohnAeh
ROLE115634Rhys; PaulHouseman; A.E
ROLE115635Mapes; StephenPollard
ROLE115636Portal; RobertJackson
ROLE115637Chubb; WilliamThe Vice Chancellor of Oxford University / Pattison / Postgate
ROLE115639Soans; RobinPater / Harris
ROLE115640Porter; BenA Balliol Student / Chamberlain
ROLE115641Whitrow; BenjaminRuskin / Labouchere
ROLE115644Dewhurst; EmmaKatharine
ROLE115645Fitzgerald; MichaelBunthorne / Wilde
ROLE115647Carlisle; JohnJowett / Stead
ROLE115650Bryant; Michael (1928-2002)Charon / Chairman of Selection Committee
ROLE115651Benzing; PaulEllis / Member of Selection Committee / Jerome
ROLE146991Addison; RichardUnderstudy: Pater / Understudy: Ellis / Understudy: Harris / Understudy: Jerome
ROLE146993Markey; SimonUnderstudy: Vice Chancellor / Understudy: Pattison / Understudy: Bunthorne / Understudy: Postgate / Understudy: Wilde
ROLE146994Swaine; RogerUnderstudy: Charon / Understudy: Jowett / Understudy: Stead / Understudy: Chairman of Selection Committee
ROLE146995Symes; MorganUnderstudy: Pollard / Understudy: Jackson / Understudy: Balliol Student / Understudy: Chamberlain
ROLE146996Tunstall; RobertUnderstudy: Aeh
Creative Roles
ROLE104141Stoppard; Sir; Tom (1937-)Playwright
ROLE109747Ward; AnthonyDesigner
ROLE111072Mumford; PeterLighting
ROLE105998Muldowney; DominicMusic
ROLE103663Rodenburg; PatsyCompany Voice Work
ROLE115626Myers; ScottSound
ROLE115627Montemuro; TrishStage Management
ROLE106614Bardsley; FionaDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE104746Fox; ValerieAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE106615Speed; AndrewAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE115628Smith; TotieAssistant to the Designer
ROLE107891Llewellyn; HuwAssistant to the Lighting Designer
ROLE115630Kemp; EdwardAssistant to the Director
ROLE115631Alberga; EleanorKeyboards
ROLE110336Ruffer; NancyFlute
ROLE128513Eyre; Sir; Richard (1943-)Director
ROLE109363Rowland; ChristineCostume Supervisor
RNT/PP/1/4/194The Invention of Love1 October 1997Cottesloe Programmes
RNT/PR/4/1/641The Invention of LoveJune 1997 - April 1999Press Production Review Files
RNT/SM/1/412The Invention Of Love1997Prompt Scripts
RNT/PR/4/1/642The Invention of LoveNovember 1998Press Production Review Files
RNT/PP/5/339The Invention of Love1997Rehearsal Photographs
RNT/PL/3/418Dialogue: Tom Stoppard10 October 1997Platforms Audio Recordings
RNT/CO/1/379The Invention of Love1997Costume Department Production Files
RNT/PP/2/6/202aThe Invention of LoveOctober 1997Other Venue Posters
RNT/PP/1/2/206The Invention of Love22 December 1997Lyttelton Programmes
RNT/PP/2/4/200The Invention of Love1 October 1997Cottesloe Posters
RNT/PR/3/491The Invention of Love1997Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/SM/2/2/186The Invention of Love1997 - 1998Cottesloe Show Reports
RNT/PO/2/1/103The Invention of Love1997 - 1998 Lyttelton Production Office Show Files
RNT/PR/2/3/225Production news from the Royal National Theatre2 July 1997Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/PR/2/3/247Production news from the Royal National Theatre10 August 1998Press Releases 1990-1999
RNT/PP/3/6/113The Invention of Love 1998-1999Touring Printwork
RNT/R/1/4/3/45The Invention of Love1997Postcards
RNT/PP/3/9/3/111aThe Invention of Love1997Lyttelton Cast Lists
RNT/PP/3/9/3/111bThe Invention of Love1997Lyttelton Cast Lists
RNT/SO/2/1/47The Invention of Love8 November 1997Master Recordings
RNT/SO/2/2/47The Invention of Love8 November 1997Viewing Recordings
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