TitleDanton's Death
AuthorBuchner, Georg
Author TwoBrenton, Howard (in a version by)
VenueOlivier Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night7/15/1982
Press Night7/21/1982
Closing Night1/29/1983
Performance Length2 hours, 50 minutes (including interval)
Number of Performances43
Performer Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE123545Cox; BrianDanton, deputy to the National Assembly, leader of the moderate Dantonists
ROLE123546Bell; ElizabethJulie, Danton's wife
ROLE123547Clifford; ClareLady / Rosalie
ROLE123548Franklin; PatriciaLady / Sans-culottes / Adelaide
ROLE123549Watson; JuliaLady / Eugenie
ROLE123550Swann; RobertHerault-Sechelles, Deputy of the National Assembly, friend of Danton
ROLE123551Higgins; AnthonyCamille Desmoulins, Deputy of the National Assembly, friend of Danton and of Robespierre, journalist opposed to policy of Committee of Public Safety
ROLE123552Georgeson; TomPhilippeau, Deputy of the National Assembly, advocating moderate policy in opposition to the Committee of Public Safety
ROLE123553Pember; RonSimon, a theatre prompter / Thomas Paine, moderate English Deputy in the National Assembly, in prison
ROLE123554Porrett; SusanSimon's Wife / Eugenie's Mother
ROLE123555Sproule; PeterFirst Citizen / Barere, member of the Committee of Public Safety which ordered the arrest of the DantonistsBarere
ROLE123556Trent; AnthonySecond Citizen / Prisoner
ROLE123557Carpenter; DerekCitizen / Beggar / Prisoner / Clerk, to the Committee of Public Safety
ROLE123558Marshall; TomSecond Executioner / Billaud-Varennes, member of the Committee of Public Safety which ordered the arrest of the Dantonists
ROLE123559Dineen; PeterFirst Executioner / Citizen from Lyons
ROLE123560Winter; GeorgeClerk, to the Committee of Public Safety / Prisoner / Danton's servant / Citizen / Volland, Assistant to the Public Prosecutor
ROLE123561Douse; AnthonyGaoler / Mercier, moderate Deputy of the National Assembly, sympathiser with the executed Girondins, in prison / Second Gentleman / Citizen
ROLE123562Head; AnthonyLa Flotte, Major in the French army and diplomat whose conduct is under review by the Revolutionary Tribunal, in prison / Young Gentleman / Sans-culottes
ROLE123563Selby; NicholasDillon, English general serving with the French, suspected royalist, in prison
ROLE123564Bentall; PaulHermann, President of the Revoluntionary Tribunal, the Revolutionary Court trying the Dantonists / Ballad singer / Sans-culottes
ROLE123565Nossek; RalphFouquier-Tinville, Public Prosecutor in charge of the case against the Dantonists on behalf of the Committee of Public Safety / President of National Assembly / First Gentleman / President of Jacobin Club
ROLE123566Ridley; PaulChaumette, Procurator of the Paris Commune, extremist sympathiser with the executed Hebertists, in prison / Soldier
ROLE123567Langrishe; CarolineLucille, Camille Desmoulins' wife
ROLE123568York; PhilipSoldier / Legendre, Deputy of the National Assembly, friend of Danton
ROLE123569Drury; PatrickSaint-Joust, Deputy of the NAtional Assembly, with Robespierre a leader of the Committee of Public Safety under critcism by the Dantonists
ROLE123570Viner; FrancesMarion
ROLE123571Moriarty; PaulLacroix, Deputy of the National Assembly, friend and associate of Danton
ROLE123572Hamilton; RobertCollot d'Herbois, Deputy of the National Assembly, member of the Committee of Public Safety under criticism by the Dantonists
ROLE123573Normington; JohnRobespierre, Deputy of the National Assembly, leader of the Jacobin Government and of the Committee of Public Safety, under criticism by the Dantonsists
ROLE142419Haigh; ColinYoung Man / Amar, Assistant to the Public Prosecutor
ROLE142427The CompanyCitizens / Deputies / Jacobins / Sans-culottes / Servants / Prisoners / Soldiers
Creative Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE103350B├╝chner; Georg (1813-1937)Writer
ROLE103351Fry; JaneTranslator
ROLE103352Brenton; Howard (1942-)Adaptor
ROLE103345Gill; Peter (1939-)Director
ROLE103360Chitty; AlisonDesigner
ROLE105998Muldowney; DominicMusic
ROLE106832Wentworth; StephenLighting
ROLE106096Burgess; JohnStaff Director
ROLE106097Cass Jones; MichaelProduction Manager
ROLE104625Rothenberg; JohnStage Manager
ROLE104626Bissett; AngelaDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE121296Haynes; GabbySound
ROLE105132Ghirardani; PaulAssistant to the Designer
ROLE123574Lloyd; MatthewAssistant to the Lighting Designer
ROLE107664Taylor; MarkAssistant Production Manager
ROLE104554Bird; CatherineAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE105841Lloyd; Emma BAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE123277Roberts; MichaelAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE115853Ware; Neville Assistant Stage Manager
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RNT/PR/3/204Danton's Death1982Rehearsal and Production Photographs
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RNT/SM/2/4/36Danton's Death1982 - 1983Olivier Show Reports
RNT/PP/1/3/71Danton's Death21 July 1982Olivier Programmes
RNT/CO/1/605Danton's Death1982Costume Department Production Files
RNT/PP/2/3/58Danton's Death21 July 1982Olivier Posters
RNT/PR/4/1/258Danton's DeathMay 1982 - December 1989Press Production Review Files
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RNT/PR/9/2Danton's Death1982Artwork
RNT/PR/2/2/69Danton's Death for Olivier in July12 May 1982Press Releases 1980-1989
RNT/PP/3/1/519821982NT Production related printwork
RNT/PP/3/9/2/35Danton's Death1982Olivier Cast Lists
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