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Poster

Poster

  • Date:

    1975 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bird, Richard (designers)
    Mayhew, Michael (designers)
    J&P Atchison (printers (people))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed ink on paper

  • Museum number:

    S.1606-1995

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pictorial and typographic.

Date

1975 (made)

Artist/maker

Bird, Richard (designers)
Mayhew, Michael (designers)
J&P Atchison (printers (people))

Materials and Techniques

Printed ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

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

Dimensions

Height: 76.5 cm poster, Width: 50.8 cm poster

Object history note

Associated Production: The Playboy of the Western World. Playwright: John Millington Synge. Director: Bill Bryden. Set designer: Geoffrey Scott. Costume designer: Deirdre Clancy. Actors: J.G. Devlin, Susan Fleetwood, Jim Norton, Stephen Rea. Composer: The Chieftains. National Theatre, London. 25.10.1975. Performance category: comedy.

Descriptive line

Poster advertising The Playboy of the Western World at The National Theatre - Old Vic, 1975

Production Note

The design for this poster was taken from a painting by Jack Yeats at the time of the first production - he designed the costumes.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Printing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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