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  • Date:

    1986 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bird, Richard (designers)
    J&P Atchison (printers (people))
    NASA (photographers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed ink on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pictorial and typographic.


1986 (made)


Bird, Richard (designers)
J&P Atchison (printers (people))
NASA (photographers)

Materials and Techniques

Printed ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

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


Height: 75.6 cm poster, Width: 50.8 cm poster

Object history note

Associated Production: The Life of Galileo. Playwright: Bertolt Brecht. Translator: Howard Brenton. Composer: Hanns Eisler. Director: John Dexter. Set designer: Jocelyn Herbert. Costume designers: Jocelyn Herbert, Stephen Skaptason.Actors: Melvyn Bedford, Yvonne Bryceland, Simon Callow, Mark Dignam, Michael Gambon. Olivier Theatre, National Theatre, South Bank, London. 13.8.1986. Performance category: drama.

Descriptive line

Poster advertising The Life of Galileo at the National Theatre, Olivier, 1986

Production Note

Image of 'Space Frontiers' by NASA.


Paper; Ink




Entertainment & Leisure; Prints


Theatre and Performance Collection

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