TitleThe Playboy of the Western World
Further informationSouth Bank Transfer
AuthorSynge, John Millington
VenueLyttelton Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night6/3/1976
Press Night6/11/1976
Closing Night3/10/1977
AwardsOlivier nomination for Actress of the Year in a Revival (Susan Fleetwood)
Number of Performances12
Performer Roles
ROLE122800Rea; StephenChristopher Mahon
ROLE122801Devlin; J GOld Mahon, Mahon's father, a squatter
ROLE122802Redmond; LiamMichael James Flaherty (called Michael James), a publican
ROLE122803Fleetwood; SusanMargaret Flaherty (called Pegeen Mike), Michael James' daughter
ROLE122804Norton; JimSean Keogh, Margaret's second cousin, a young farmer
ROLE122805Stephens; P GPhilly O' Cullen, a small farmer
ROLE122806Byrne; EddieJimmy Farrell, a small farmer
ROLE122807Whiting; MargaretWidow Quin
ROLE122808Crowley; JeananneSara Tansey, village girl
ROLE122809O'Grady; RynaghSusan Brady, village girl
ROLE122810Connolly; NoraHonor Blake, village girl
ROLE122811Donnelly; TerryNelly McLaughlin, village girl
ROLE122812Webster; HarryBellman
ROLE122813Keating; MichaelPeasant
ROLE122814Casey; BobbyOn Stage Musician: Fiddle
ROLE122815McCarthy; MarionOn Stage Musician: Whistle
ROLE122816McCarthy; TommyOn Stage Musician: Pipes
ROLE122817Morgan; LaurieOn Stage Musician / Bodhran
ROLE122823Wilkinson; Pitt (- Sep 1977)Peasant
Creative Roles
ROLE109740Synge; John Millington (1871-1909)Writer
ROLE103247Bryden; Bill (1942-)Director
ROLE122818Scott; GeoffreySettings
ROLE106505Clancy; DeirdreCostumes
ROLE116356Phillips; Andrew / AndyLighting
ROLE122819Graham-Jones; SebastianStaff Director
ROLE109378McCallum; MartinProduction Manager
ROLE104552Harvey; JackieStage Manager
ROLE107253Vanden Ende; AnthonyAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE104798Ayliff; Sue / SusannaSound
ROLE103477Haynes; JohnProduction Photographer
ROLE109144Caulfield; JohnAssistant to the Director
ROLE141666Tucker; LeonardLighting re-created by
ROLE104555Greaves; PaulAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE104553Hall; ErnestDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE141586The ChieftainsMusic
RNT/PP/1/2/10The Playboy of the Western World 03 June 1976Lyttelton Programmes
RNT/PR/4/1/97The Playboy of the Western WorldSeptember 1976 - March 1977Press Production Review Files
RNT/PP/2/2/12The Playboy of the Western World3 June 1976Lyttelton Posters
RNT/PP/2/2/11The Playboy of the Western World3 June 1976Lyttelton Posters
RNT/PP/1/3/3The Playboy of the Western World7 October 1976Olivier Programmes
RNT/E/3/3/2The Playboy of the Western World1976Background Packs
RNT/SM/2/1/73The Playboy of the Western World1975 - 1977Pre-South Bank Show Reports
RNT/PP/1/6/58Hamlet / Blithe Spirit / The Playboy of the Western World01 July 1977Touring programmes
RNT/PR/2/1/153National Theatre to vist Birmingham Repertory Theatre8 June 1976Press Releases 1960-1979
RNT/PP/3/6/20Hamlet / Blithe Spirit / The Playboy of the Western World1977Touring Printwork
RNT/PP/3/9/5/1The Playboy of the Western World1976Other Venue Cast Lists
RNT/PP/3/9/2/1aThe Playboy of the Western World1976Olivier Cast Lists
RNT/PP/3/9/2/1bThe Playboy of the Western World1976Olivier Cast Lists
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