TitleWeapons of Happiness
AuthorBrenton, Howard
VenueLyttelton Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night7/8/1976
Press Night7/14/1976
Closing Night10/23/1976
AwardsOlivier nomination for Actor of the Year in a New Play (Frank Finlay)
Number of Performances41
Performer Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE122770Medwin; MichaelRalph Makepeace / Russian Adviser
ROLE122771Thompson; DerekBilly
ROLE122772Colvill; BillyKen
ROLE122773Brimble; NickStacky
ROLE122774Covington; JulieJanice
ROLE122775Hayes; AnnieLiz
ROLE122776Radley; FrederickAlf
ROLE122777Whiteley; ThelmaSlyvia Makepeace
ROLE122778Gallagher; BernardMr Stanley
ROLE122779O'Connell; MauriceInspector Miller / Doubek, interrogator
ROLE122780Guiness; MatthewHicks / Kohoutek, interrogator
ROLE122783Russell; WilliamClementis
ROLE122784Connell; PatNKVD Men / Constable
ROLE122785Friend; MartinNKVD Man / Guard / Constable
ROLE122786Scott; ShaunNKVD Man
ROLE122787Truelove; JeremyNKVD Man / Constable
ROLE122788Bateman; GeoffreyStalin / Commentator
ROLE122789Hunter; ChrisWaiter / Guard
ROLE128639Finlay; Frank (1926-)Josef Frank
Creative Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE107220Brenton; Howard (1942-)Writer
ROLE103715Hare; David (1947-)Director
ROLE105642Dempster; RoryLighting
ROLE122765Williams; Richard HAssistant Director
ROLE122766Jones; AnthonyAssistant Costume Designer
ROLE109378McCallum; MartinProduction Manager
ROLE111227Markham; ElizabethDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE115797Bissett; AngelaAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE122767Gadd; JeremyAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE122560Godel; AnthonyAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE122670Douglas; JimSound
ROLE122768Dawson; RobinPlanetarium slide effects
ROLE103477Haynes; JohnProduction Photographer
ROLE104625Rothenberg; JohnStage Manager
ROLE141667Griffin; HaydenDesigner
Catalogue
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RNT/CO/1/87Weapons of Happiness1976Costume Department Production Files
RNT/PP/1/2/12Weapons of Happiness14 July 1976Lyttelton Programmes
RNT/SM/1/99Weapons of Happiness1976Prompt Scripts
RNT/PR/4/1/105Weapons of HappinessMay 1976 - November 1976Press Production Review Files
RNT/PP/5/33Weapons of Happiness1976Rehearsal Photographs
RNT/PR/3/98Weapons of Happiness1976Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/SM/2/3/3Weapons of Happiness1976Lyttelton Show Reports
RNT/PO/2/1/1Weapons of Happiness1976Lyttelton Production Office Show Files
RNT/PR/2/1/181Cancellation of performance of 'Weapons of Happiness'c.1976Press Releases 1960-1979
RNT/PP/2/2/14Weapons of Happiness14 July 1976Lyttelton Posters
JH/13/2/2National Theatre1964-1985Programmes - non-Herbert designed productions
RNT/PP/3/1/31976-1980NT Production related printwork
RNT/PP/3/9/3/8Weapons of Happiness1976Lyttelton Cast Lists
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