TitleSchweyk in the Second World War
AuthorBrecht, Bertolt
Author TwoDavies, Susan (translated by)
VenueOlivier Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night9/16/1982
Press Night9/23/1982
Closing Night3/26/1983
Performance Length2 hours, 40 minutes (including interval)
AwardsPlays and Player's Magazine for Best Performance by an Actor (Bill Paterson)
Olivier nomination for Comedy Performance of the Year (Bill Paterson)
Number of Performances58
Performer Roles
ROLE123485Carter; James Hitler / SS Man Muller
ROLE123487Mowat; AlineYoung Woman / Customer
ROLE123488Hall; IrlinOld Woman / Fat Shopkeeper
ROLE123489Warwick; NormanMr Vojta / Customer
ROLE123490Ralph; RobertShortsighted Man / Lieutenant in railsidings / Customer
ROLE123491Walsh; RichardDying Man / Man / First Soldier in snow / Customer / Goering
ROLE123492Bartholomew; IanMan on Crutches / Guard in railsidings / Goebbels / Customer
ROLE123493Armstrong; WilliamBent Man / Brettschneider, a gestapo agent
ROLE123494Sinclair; BelindaKati
ROLE123495Staunton; ImeldaAnna
ROLE123496Tebb; RogerCouple / Guard in prison / Soldier in railsliding / Customer
ROLE123497Ball; CarolCouple / Customer
ROLE123498Towb; HarryChaplain Bullinger / SS Lieutenant Bullinger
ROLE123499Pickering; VincentSecond soldier in snow / First soldier in prison / Soldier in railsiding / SS Man / Customer / Himmler
ROLE123500Riley; DavidSoldier in railsiding / Customer / Guard in prison
ROLE123501Quarmby; KevinSoldier in railsiding / SS Man / Von Bock
ROLE123502Oates; RobertDoctor in prison / Drunken SS Man
ROLE123503Glover; BrianBaloun
ROLE123504Williams; KevinYoung Prochazka
ROLE123505McKenzie; JuliaAnna Kopecka
ROLE142641Paterson; BillSchweyk
ROLE142651Culliford; IngridFlue / Piccolo
ROLE121882Davies; TerryPiano
ROLE142287Harle; JohnClarinet / Saxophone
ROLE121238Harrod; JohnPercussion
ROLE116280Morgan; KevinTuba
ROLE113258Rae; ColinTrumpet
ROLE123482Laycock; TimTuba / Accordion
Creative Roles
ROLE103319Brecht; Bertolt (1898-1956)Playwright
ROLE103320Davies; SusanTranslator
ROLE111832Davies; TerryMusic Director
ROLE108241Dudley; WilliamSettings
ROLE116091Hemming; LindyCostumes
ROLE108243Townsend; ChrisAssistant Designer
ROLE122033Bundy; WilliamLighting
ROLE123484Toguri; DavidDance
ROLE104643Washington; JoanDialect Coach
ROLE115906Penn; DavidStaff Director
ROLE106097Cass Jones; MichaelProduction Manager
ROLE105038Beattie; RosemaryStage Manager
ROLE105842Rowland; BrewyeenAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE115247Speechley; TimothyAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE115248Walmsley; LesleyAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE121296Haynes; GabbySound
ROLE115229Radmore; PeterAssistant to the Lighting Designer
ROLE107664Taylor; MarkAssistant Production Manager
ROLE103477Haynes; JohnProduction Photographer
ROLE128513Eyre; Sir; Richard (1943-)Director
ROLE103792Bryant; CourtneyDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE123483Muldowney; DominicMusic Director / Additional music
RNT/SM/1/209Schweyk in the Second World War1982Prompt Scripts
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RNT/PR/4/1/264Schweyk in the Second World WarAugust 1982 - February 1983Press Production Review Files
RNT/SM/2/4/37Schweyk in the Second World War1982 - 1983Olivier Show Reports
RNT/PP/2/3/59Schweyk in the Second World War23 September 1982Olivier Posters
RNT/PP/5/116Schweyk in the Second World War1982Rehearsal Photographs
RNT/CO/1/143Schweyk in the Second World War1982Costume Department Production Files
RNT/PR/3/207Schweyk in the Second World War1982Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/PP/1/3/72Schweyk in the Second World War23 September 1982Olivier Programmes
RNT/PO/3/1/40Schweyk in the Second World War1982Olivier Production Office Show Files
RNT/PR/2/2/74Brecht's Schweyk in the Second World War to be directed by Richard Eyre in the Olivier6 July 1982Press Releases 1980-1989
RNT/PP/5/116/1Schweyk in the Second World WarRehearsal Photographs
JH/13/2/2National Theatre1964-1985Programmes - non-Herbert designed productions
RNT/PP/3/1/519821982NT Production related printwork
RNT/PP/3/9/2/36Schweyk in the Second World War1982Olivier Cast Lists
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