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Poster

Poster

  • Date:

    1994 (printed)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour printed paper

  • Museum number:

    S.208-2011

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Poster advertising Look Back in Anger by John Osborne at The Dukes Theatre, Lancaster, opening on 28 February 1992.

Physical description

Poster advertising Look Back in Anger. Theatre information printed in white on a black background at top of poster. Main image shows two 1950s housewives, one wearing a blue dress and holding a bunch of flowers, the other in a red dress, holding an over-sized iron. An image of Marlon Brando has been placed vertically underneath, making it look as if he is being ironed. Images are on an orange background. Information about the production and the theatre's address are printed at the bottom of the poster.

Date

1994 (printed)

Materials and Techniques

Colour printed paper

Marks and inscriptions

'THE / DUKE'S / THEATRE / Box Office / 0524 66645 / Credit Card / Hotline / 0524 65679'
Theatre information at top of poster

'IRONING HIS TROUSERS ISN'T MY IDEA OF A PRESSING ENGAGEMENT'
Speech bubble from the mouth of the woman in the red dress

'I WANTED TO HAVE A CHILD...(SOB) NOT MARRY ONE!'
Speech bubble from the mouth of the woman in the blue dress

'I'M TIRED OF BEING HETERO, JUST PASS ME THE BOOZE'
Speech bubble from Marlon Brando's mouth

'LOOK BACK IN ANGER / John Osborne / A modern classic / February 28th-March 21st, 7.30 pm / Bargain Preview - February 27th / THE DUKES . MOOR LANE . LANCASTER . LA1 1QE'
Printed at bottom of poster

Dimensions

Height: 42.4 cm, Width: 21.3 cm

Descriptive line

Poster advertising Look Back in Anger by John Osborne at The Dukes Theatre, Lancaster, in 1992.

Materials

Paper; Ink

Techniques

Colour printing

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Advertising

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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