TitleLove for Love
AuthorCongreve, William
VenueLyttelton Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night11/7/1985
Press Night11/13/1985
Closing Night7/12/1986
Performance Length2 hours, 50 minutes (including 20 minute interval)
Number of Performances71
Performer Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE121922Bryant; Michael (1928-2002)Sir Sampson Legend, Father to Valentine and Ben
ROLE121923Moore; StephenValentine, fallen under his Father's Displeasure by his expensive way of living, in Love with Angelica
ROLE121924Buggy; NiallScandal, Valentine's friend, a free Speaker
ROLE121925Curry; TimTattle, a half-witted Beau, vain of his Amours, yet valuing himself for sevrecy
ROLE121926Daglish; NeilBen, Sir Sampson's younger Son, half Home-bred, and half Sea-bred, designed to marry Miss Prue
ROLE121927Henson; Basil ( -19 Dec 1990)Foresight, an illiterate old Fellow, peevish and positive, superstitious, and portending to understand Astrology, etc., Uncle to Angelica
ROLE121928Law; StevenTrapland, a Scrivener / Sailor
ROLE121929Haywood; AlanSnap, a Bailiff / Sailor
ROLE121930Reichlin; SaulRobin, Butler to Foresight / Sailor
ROLE121931Clifton; RozServant to Foresight / Understudy: Miss Prue, Daughter to Foresight by a former wife, a silly awkward country girl
ROLE121933Coke; JudithServant to Foresight
ROLE121934Gordon; PeterServant to Foresight / Sailor
ROLE121935Howells; MartinServant to Foresight / Sailor / Understudy: Buckram, a Lawyer
ROLE143133James; BarryJeremy, Servant to Valentine
ROLE143134Stewart; PaulBuckram, a Lawyer
ROLE143135Redman; AmandaAngelica, Niece to Foresight, of a considerable fortune in her own hands
ROLE143137Baxter; LoisMrs Foresight, second wife to Foresight
ROLE143138Kestelman; SaraMrs Frail, Sister to Mrs Foresight, a woman of the town
ROLE143139Dexter; SallyMiss Prue, Daughter to Foresight by a former wife, a silly awkward country girl
ROLE143140Doré; EdnaNurse to Miss Prue
ROLE143141Foster; JoannaJenny, maid to Angelica
ROLE106133Skeaping; RoderickViolin
ROLE113161Bartlett; KeithPercussion
ROLE142871Blackburn; TomViolin
ROLE121658Brain; MichaelWind instruments
ROLE121916Carroll; PaulWind Instruments
Creative Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE103506Congreve; William (1670-1729)Writer
ROLE103699Wood; PeterDirector
ROLE121914Skeaping; RoderickMusic Director
ROLE118023Mayhew; MichaelProgramme Designer
ROLE121728Bird; RichardProgramme Cover / Poster Designer
ROLE121917Nobili; Lisa deSettings
ROLE121918Snyder; BruceRecreated Settings / Costume
ROLE118653Pilbrow; RichardLighting
ROLE105998Muldowney; DominicMusic
ROLE120039Walker; PeterDance
ROLE104743Hulley; RodgerProduction Manager
ROLE104626Bissett; AngelaDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE115249Barnard; RobSound
ROLE121920Holt; SimonMusic Assistant
ROLE108083Dominic; ZoeProduction Photographer
ROLE121921Broadhurst; NicholasStaff Director
ROLE106046Hall; ErnestStage Manager
ROLE104555Greaves; PaulAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE106083Millin; SueAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE111396Cox; RonaldAssistant to the Lighting Designer
ROLE108583Pritchard; DavidAssistant Production Manager
Catalogue
Ref_NoTitleDateSeries
RNT/PP/1/2/92Love for Love13 November 1985Lyttelton Programmes
RNT/SM/1/255Love for Love1985Prompt Scripts
RNT/PR/4/1/339Love for LoveSeptember 1985 - July 1986Press Production Review Files
RNT/PR/3/253Love for Love1985Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/CO/1/181Love for Love1985Costume Department Production Files
RNT/SM/2/3/58Love for Love1985 - 1986Lyttelton Show Reports
RNT/PO/2/1/47aLove for Love1985Lyttelton Production Office Show Files
RNT/PO/2/1/47bLove for Love1986Lyttelton Production Office Show Files
RNT/PR/2/2/155Opening production of Peter Wood's NT Group29 August 1985Press Releases 1980-1989
RNT/PP/2/2/79Love for Love13 November 1985Lyttelton Posters
RNT/PR/4/3/54Love for Love (Vienna)1986Press West End Transfer and Touring Review Files
RNT/PP/1/6/192Love for Love14 April 1986Touring programmes
RNT/PP/2/6/369Love for Love1986Other Venue Posters
RNT/R/1/4/3/142Love for LoveUndatedPostcards
RNT/PP/3/9/3/46Love for Love1985Lyttelton Cast Lists
RNT/PO/5/147Love for Love1985Set Photographs
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