TitleTales from Hollywood
AuthorHampton, Christopher
VenueOlivier Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night8/26/1983
Press Night9/1/1983
Closing Night3/8/1984
Performance Length2 hours, 30 minutes (including interval)
AwardsEvening Standard Drama Award for Best Comedy
Olivier nominations for Actor of the Year in a New Play (Michael Gambon), Actor of the Year in a Supporting Role (Ian McDiarmid), Play of the Year
Number of Performances62
Performer Roles
ROLE106102Gambon; Sir; MichaelÖdön von Horváth
ROLE106103Mueller; MichaelYoung Man
ROLE106104Morgan; FrancJohnny Weissmuller
ROLE106105Rolfe; GuyThomas Mann
ROLE106106Smith; RoderickChico Marx
ROLE106107Dickman; HarryHarpo Marx
ROLE106108Rotter; SylviaGreta Garbo / Helene Wiegel, Bertolt's wife
ROLE106109Bluthal; JohnCharles Money / Jakob Lomakhin
ROLE106110Locke; PhilipHeinrich Mann
ROLE106111Whitelaw; BillieNelly Mann, Heinrich's wife
ROLE106112Buchner; PamelaSalka Viertel
ROLE106113Kent; Brian (-1985)Walter, the butler
ROLE106114Perscy; HarryLion Feuchtwanger
ROLE106115Leon; AnnieMarta Feuchtwanger
ROLE106116Chester; MaryToni Spuhler, the cook
ROLE106117Barter; SylviaKatja Mann, Thomas' wife
ROLE106118Flynn; BarbaraHelen Schwartz
ROLE106119McDiarmid; IanBertolt Brecht
ROLE106121Imbusch; PaulHal, the barman
ROLE106122Lang; BelindaAngel
ROLE106124Stewart; PaulRobert E Stripling
ROLE106125Baron; DavidArt Nicely
ROLE106126Adam; EveCast
ROLE106129White; JohnKeyboards
ROLE106130Caister; TimothyHorn
ROLE106132Russell; GrahamTrumpet
ROLE106133Skeaping; RoderickViolin
ROLE106134Babbington; RoyDouble Bass
ROLE106135Tunstall; HelenHarp
ROLE142909Saunders; KateGreta Garbo / Helene Weigel, Bertolt's wife
ROLE142910Buchner; PamelaNellie Mann
ROLE142911Whiteside; JanetSalka Viertel
ROLE142912Crowdy; MarkYoung Man
ROLE121238Harrod; JohnPercussion
ROLE122489Noble; AudreyCast
Creative Roles
ROLE103380Hampton; Christopher (1946-)Playwright
ROLE103345Gill; Peter (1939-)Director
ROLE103360Chitty; AlisonDesigner
ROLE105127Wentworth; StephenLighting Designer
ROLE105128Davies; TerryMusic
ROLE106096Burgess; JohnStaff Director
ROLE106097Cass Jones; MichaelProduction Manager
ROLE106046Hall; ErnestStage Manager
ROLE104626Bissett; AngelaDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE106047Garrett; JudithAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE106048Godel; TonyAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE104555Greaves; PaulAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE106098Lillywhite; AndrewSound Designer
ROLE106099Langsford; RodAssistant to the Designer
ROLE106100Jenkins; ArchieAssistant to the Lighting Designer
ROLE106101Cooper; DonaldProduction Photographer
ROLE107664Taylor; MarkAssistant Production Manager
ROLE106128White; JohnMusical Director
RNT/SM/1/221Tales from Hollywood1983Prompt Scripts
RNT/PO/5/123Tales from Hollywood1983Set Photographs
RNT/PP/5/131Tales from Hollywood1983Rehearsal Photographs
RNT/PR/4/1/284Tales from HollywoodAugust 1983 - February 1984Press Production Review Files
RNT/PR/3/222Tales from Hollywood1983Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/CO/1/153Tales from Hollywood1983Costume Department Production Files
RNT/PP/1/3/79Tales from Hollywood1 September 1983Olivier Programmes
RNT/PP/1/3/78Tales from Hollywood1 September 1983Olivier Programmes
RNT/SM/2/4/40Tales from Hollywood1983 - 1984Olivier Show Reports
RNT/PP/2/6/58Tales from HollywoodOctober 1983Other Venue Posters
RNT/PR/4/1/285Tales from HollywoodMay 1983 - October 1983Press Production Review Files
RNT/PO/3/1/44aTales from Hollywood1983Olivier Production Office Show Files
RNT/PO/3/1/44bTales from Hollywood1983Olivier Production Office Show Files
RNT/PP/2/3/64Tales from Hollywood1 September 1983Olivier Posters
RNT/PR/2/2/92British premiere of Christopher Hampton's new play Tales from Hollywood for Olivier3 June 1983Press Releases 1980-1989
RNT/PP/1/6/144Tales from Hollywood03 October 1983Touring programmes
RNT/PP/3/6/66The Rivals / Inner Voices / Tales from Hollywood / The Beggar's Opera / You Can't Take it with You1983Touring Printwork
RNT/PP/3/6/58Tales from Hollywood 03/10/1983 - 08/10/1983Touring Printwork
RNT/PP/3/9/2/39Tales from Hollywood1983Olivier Cast Lists
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