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Poster - Andy Capp

Andy Capp

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1982 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Schwartz Organisation Ltd. (printers (people))
    Paton-Walker Associates (designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Offset lithograph on paper

  • Museum number:

    S.321-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Poster advertising a production of Andy Capp at the Aldwych Theatre, 1982.

Physical description

Pictorial and typographic in tones of red, yellow, black and white. The poster features a pictorial image of Andy Capp being dragged by his scarf by his wife Flo.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1982 (printed)

Artist/maker

Schwartz Organisation Ltd. (printers (people))
Paton-Walker Associates (designers)

Materials and Techniques

Offset lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Stamped with Theatre Museum, V.A.M. stamp.

Dimensions

Height: 51.1 cm poster, Width: 31.8 cm poster

Object history note

Associated Production: Andy Capp. Composer and lyricist: Alan Price. Composer and lyricist: Trevor Peacock. Choreographer: Sue Lefton. Actors: Tom Courtenay, Alan Price. Director: Braham Murray. Royal Exchange Theatre Company. Alan Price began his career as keyboard player for the Animals. Aldwych Theatre, London. 28.9.1982. Performance category: comedy. This production is based on the cartoon strip by Reg Smythe.

Descriptive line

Poster advertising a production of Andy Capp at the Aldwych Theatre, 1982

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Lithography

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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