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Costume design

  • Date:

    1987-1988 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hudson, Richard, born 1954 (designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, watercolour and crayon on card

  • Museum number:

    S.834-1997

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Date

1987-1988 (made)

Artist/maker

Hudson, Richard, born 1954 (designers)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, watercolour and crayon on card

Marks and inscriptions

'Richard Hudson'
Signature. Lower left hand side of figure.

'Pylades'
Textual information. Lower right hand side of figure.

Object history note

Richard Hudson designed all but one of the productions in Jonathan Miller's season at the Old Vic in 1988. The success of his designs for Andromache, Too Clever By Half, Bussy D'Ambois, One Way Pendulum and The Tempest won him the 1988 Designer of the Year Award in both the Laurence Olivier Awards and the Drama Magazine Awards. Associated production: Andromache. Playwright: Racine. Designer: Richard Hudson. Director: Jonathan Miller. Actor: Ben Onwukwe. Old Vic, London, 19.1.1988. Performance category: Drama. Ben Onwukwe played the role of Pylades in this production. Set model and designs by Richard Hudson for Andromache: S.826 to S.834-1997. Set model and designs by Richard Hudson for Too Clever By Half: S.835 - S.844-1997.

Descriptive line

Costume design by Richard Hudson for Pylades in Andromache, 1988

Subjects depicted

Costume

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Designs; Stage costumes

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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