TitleThe Father
AuthorStrindberg, August
Author TwoOsborne, John (new version)
VenueCottesloe Theatre, National Theatre
Performance TypeFirst Production
CompanyNational Theatre; 1963-
Opening Night9/15/1988
Press Night10/26/1988
Closing Night2/25/1989
Performance Length1 hour, 50 minutes
AwardsOlivier nomination for Actor of the Year in a Revival (Alun Armstrong)
Number of Performances49
Performer Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE118012Armstrong; AlunThe Captain
ROLE118013Downer; AlanThe Pastor
ROLE118014Escreet; StefanNojd
ROLE139537Fleetwood; SusanLaura
ROLE118015Stinton; ColinDr Ostermark
ROLE118016Heywood; JeanMargaret, the nurse
ROLE118017Fenton; Sarah-JaneBertha
ROLE139538Shavin; LauraMaid
ROLE118010Homer; SarahClarinet
ROLE122088Morrison; AileenViola
ROLE143316Beames; DavidUnderstudy: The Pastor
ROLE118106Alberga; EleanorPiano
Creative Roles
RecordNameRole
ROLE103729Strindberg; August (1849-1912)Writer
ROLE103730Osborne; John (1929-1994)Adaptor
ROLE103731Leveaux; DavidDirector
ROLE109645Smart; AnnieDesigner
ROLE109960Toulmin; ChristopherLighting
ROLE118008Swayne; GilesMusic
ROLE106773Claus; JohnProduction Manager
ROLE119017Caulfield; JohnStage Manager
ROLE105138Slater; DebbiDeputy Stage Manager
ROLE120235Milling; DavidAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE108021Willis; Rose AnnAssistant Stage Manager
ROLE104748Shutt; ChristopherSound (for NT)
ROLE118009Gustafson; JonasLiteral translation
ROLE104654Clark; NobbyProduction Photographer
ROLE139539Clarke; LynnCostume Supervisor
ROLE143317Alberga; EleanorMusic Director
Catalogue
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RNT/PR/3/312The Father1988Rehearsal and Production Photographs
RNT/PR/4/1/415The FatherSeptember 1988 - November 1989Press Production Review Files
RNT/PP/1/4/107The Father26 October 1988Cottesloe Programmes
RNT/SM/1/334The Father1988Prompt Scripts
RNT/PP/2/4/103The Father26 October 1988Cottesloe Posters
RNT/PO/1/1/98The Father1988 - 1989Cottesloe Production Office Show Files
RNT/SM/2/2/101The Father1988 - 1989Cottesloe Show Reports
RNT/CO/1/233The Father1988Costume Department Production Files
RNT/PR/2/2/216The Fatherc.1988Press Releases 1980-1989
RNT/PR/2/2/204The National Theatre's Autumn Repertoire28 June 1988Press Releases 1980-1989
RNT/PR/2/2/209The Father - opening performances postponed8 September 1988Press Releases 1980-1989
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