Index of book

Pages in bold italics indicate pictures

A
Abel, George 29
Abrahams, Wendy 161
Action Theatre  107
Actors’ Lab 159
Adrian, Max 56
Agg, Colonel 13
Ailesbury, Lord 3
air-raids 47, 53, 73
Albert Hall 43
Albion Street 31, 32, 33
Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham  45
Andree, Rosemary 56, 57
Andrews, Ross 146
Arts Council 85, 101, 102, 112, 113, 115, 117, 131, 148, 149, 150
Arts Theatre, Cambridge 73
Ashby, Harvey 89, 96
Ash, John Gordon 64, 65, 67
Ashton, Michael 102, 103, 103, 105, 106, 112
Assembly Rooms 6, 7, 8, 11, 13, 22, 31, 32
As You Like It 3, 25, 96
Austen, Jane 5
B
Bagshot de la Bere, Reverend John 43
Bailey, Iris 63, 120
Baird, George Alexander 25, 26, 26
Barker, Harley Granville 23
Barker, Kieran 129, 155, 156
Barrett, Roger 128
Barter, Nicholas 80, 83
Barter, Sylvia 83
Barter-Spencer see Barter
Bath Road 9, 87
Bath Street 5
Bayshill 26
Bayshill Road 7
Beard, H.G. 38, 43
Beechwood Arcade 38
Belgrade Theatre, Coventry 73, 79
Bellman & Ivey 18
Benson, Frank 22
Berkeley Castle 5
Berkeley, Colonel 5, 7
Berkoff, Steven vii, 75-77, 75
Bernays, Philip 147-151, 150,  153-7, 159, 167
Bernhardt, Sarah 23
Beryl, Pat 55
Big Classical 70, 70
Biggs, Lt. Colonel C. W. 62
Binns, Jonas 17, 17, 18
Birmingham Rep 98
Black, Alan 97
Blackpool 15
Black, Alan 97
Bland Wood, Bill 120
Bletchley Park 81, 82
Blithe Spirit 98
Blower, Ronald and George 37, 38
Bolt, Robert 64, 90
Borowski, Caroline 125
Boswell, Stephen 57, 67, 74, 93, 120, 120, 160, 161
Bradby, Edward 103
Bridgeman family, Devon 14
Bristol 3, 42
Bristol Hippodrome 15
Bristol Old Vic 55, 70
Britton, Tony 110, 111
Brocket, Peter 120
Brooker, Rebecca 5
Burchell, Rex 43, 44, 45, 45
Burne, Rosamund 106
Burton, Richard 56, 127
Byron, Lord 5
C
Cabbages and Kings 97
Cambray 5
Carpenter, Peter 63
Carr, Anne 91, 91
Caunter, Tony 145
Cavendish House 65, 67, 91
Chappell, Charles 14, 24, 27, 29
Charlton Kings 35, 125
Cheltenham College 70
Cheltenham Council 41, 43, 47, 62, 64, 68, 69, 89, 115, 127, 136, 167
Cheltenham Grammar School  82, 83, 91, 146, 147, 150
Cheltenham Literature Festival  73, 102, 141, 154
Cheltenham Theatre Association  67, 68, 70
Chester, Charlie 53
Cider With Rosie 113
Cinema House Ltd. 41
Cinema at the Opera House 41
Cirencester 3, 19, 51
Clarke, Richard 2
Clark, Phil 160, 160, 161
Cleeve Hill 1, 52, 74, 99
Close, Rev. Francis 5, 7, 8
CODS 57, 65, 87, 87
Coffee House Lane 2
Coffee House Yard Theatre 2
Coliseum 33, 38, 39, 43, 43
Coliseum Theatre, London 15
Colosseum, Bath Road 9
Colverd, Sue 154-156
Compton, Ellen 43
Compton, Fay 43
Compton, Jean 44
Connections 140
Connor, Kenneth 55
Cooke, George 10
Coronation Street 59, 95
C.O.R.T. 96
Courtneidge, Cicely 52, 109
Crazy Gang 51, 53
Croker-King, Lt. Colonel 14
Crosby, Donald 108, 108, 114, 115, 116, 128, 136
Croswell, Chris 141
D
Dankworth, Jacqueline 138
Dankworth, John 138
Davies, Margaret 57, 67-69, 69, 74, 75, 106
Davies, Rupert 55
Davies, Windsor 76
Denyer, Peter 111, 128
DeVille of the Theatre Royal 6
Dickens, Charles 10
Dobbins, Guy 2
Dobells 35, 128
Dorwood, Helen 90, 99, 113
Doyle, John 87, 128, 131, 133, 136, 138-143
D’Oyly Carte 24, 29
Dresser, The 49
Driver, Betty 59
Drury Lane 3, 4, 5
Duchess Charles 129
Dyall, Valentine 85, 90, 91, 91
E
Edwards, Nettie 143, 144, 149
Egyptian Hall, London 10, 10
Elephant and Castle Theatre 15
Ellenborough Hotel 57, 67, 74, 74, 75, 93
Elliott, William 158, 159, 161
Ellis, Robin 96
English Wood Stage 18
Equity 95, 149, 150, 159, 163
Ervine, St. John 44
Evans, Carol 108, 115, 122-124, 136, 141, 151
EveryKid Club 155
Everyman Theatre Association (ETA)  77, 81, 82, 84, 85, 87, 100, 116, 151
Everyman Youth Theatre 140, 146, 147, 154, 156
F
Family Affair, A 146
Farquhar, Malcolm 35, 56, 63, 101, 105-113, 115-117, 117, 123, 128, 131, 136, 147
Ferrari, Fred 53
Festival of Youth 85
Fiddler on the Roof 140, 141
Final Daze 163
fire 15
Fitzhardinge, Lord 9
Fletcher, Cyril 56, 56, 57, 60, 105
Fontayne, Fine Time 144, 147
Foster, Tim 168, 169, 170
Foster Wilson Architects 166, 166, 169
Fox, Lee 113
French, James John 125
French revues 57, 61, 73
G
Gardner, Joseph 5
Garrick, David 3, 49
Gatti, Jack 107
Gaunt, William 87, 90-92, 92, 99, 105, 115
GCHQ 67, 81, 82, 82, 89
Gebhard, Frederic 23
Gemson, Mick 133
ghosts 119-124
Gielgud, John 48, 55, 56, 127
Giles, David 76, 78, 99
Gill, Lucy 136
Gill Smith, Cecil (Gillsmith) 28, 32
Gilmore, David 83, 93, 94, 96, 102, 129
Ginsbury, Norman 44
Glasgow 15
Gloucester 3, 4, 9, 38, 171
Glover, Julian 49
Grade, Lew and Leslie 59
Greening, Alison 141, 151, 155
Green Room 93, 128, 129, 141, 151
Gregory, Peter 102
Grenfell, Joyce 56
Grey, Edmund 103
Grimaldi, Joseph 5, 5, 15
Grosvenor Terrace 3
H
Hackney Empire 15
Hadrian the Seventh 113
Hakim, Eric V. 41
Hall, Michael E. 143, 144, 155
Hammond, Rae 98, 103, 105-107, 109, 112, 123
Hancock, Stephen 91, 95, 113
Hardwicke, Edward 75
Harris, Rodney 86
Harvey, David 109
Hasted, Michael 163
Hatherley Lawn 43
Heath, Monica 108
Hedda Gabler 108, 139
Hendry, Roger 107, 115, 118, 121, 122, 124, 127, 128, 133, 136, 138, 142, 143
Hengler’s Grand Cirque 15
Herbert, Dennis 59
Herford, Robin 156, 156
Heritage Lottery Fund 167
Her Majesty’s, Aberdeen 15
Hewlett, Donald 109
H.H. Martyn & Co. 97
High Street 2, 3, 5, 6, 8,15, 19, 35, 38, 91, 97
Hippodrome 31, 32, 38
Hippodrome, London 15
Hodges, Peter 98
Hogan, James 102
Hogger, Richard 153
Holborow, John 39, 62
Holland, Wenda 139
Hooray for Daisy 92
Hopkins, Sir Anthony 146
Houghton, Martin 142-149
Howard, Alan 44
Howard, Arthur 44
Howell, Cllr. John 45
Hughes, Ray 120, 121
Hunt, Michael 149
Hunt, Martita 48
Hunter, N.C. 72
Hurt, John 105, 108, 110, 112, 115, 128, 136
Hyde, Mark 157, 158, 161
I
Imperial Square 11, 32
Importance of Being Ernest 143, 144
Irving, Charles 68
It Ain’t Half Hot Mum 76, 98, 109
J
Jacques, Hatti 55
Jam Tomorrow 154
Jane revue show 48, 59, 61
Jane Eyre 146, 147
Jersey 23, 26
John Halifax, Gentleman 2
Johnson, Martin 85
Jones, Charlotte 63
Jones, Jeff 57
Jones, Nick 146, 147
Jones, Norman 91, 91
Jones, Rachel 64
Jordan, Mrs. 3
Justice, Barry 98
K
Kay’s Safety Bolt 18
Keith, Penelope 98
Kelly, Michael 2
Kelsey, David 91, 92, 95
Kemble, John Phillip 2
Kennedy, Walter 109
Kent, Barbara 43
King Edward VII 21
King George III 3, 4
King Lear 55, 98
King’s School, Worcester 86
Knowles, Michael 109
L
Ladies’ College 10, 42
Lady Clancarty 21, 23
Lady of Lyons, The  25
Laird, Peter  93
Laine, Cleo 108, 138
Lancaster, Anthony 94
Langtry, Lillie 1, 20, 21, 23-26,  26, 135
Lapham, Miss 37
Leach, Rosemary 108-110, 108
Leicester Theatre Royal 19
Leno, Dan 43
Lightstone, Jim 73
Lipson, Alderman D.L. 68
Lime-lights 59
Livesey, Roger 48
Lloyd, Arthur 30, 31
Lloyd, Phyllida 138, 139
Lodge, Bubble 146
London Palladium 15
Lord Chamberlain 14, 97
Lotinga, Ernie 49, 52
Lowe, Arthur 56
Lower Dockem 8
Lowrie, Philip 95
Lyndhurst, Nicholas 49
Lyric Hammersmith 15
M
Mabbett, Bryan 38
Macbeth 144, 145
MacDonald, Stephen 86, 101
Mac, Jimmy 49, 51
MacKay, Angus 74, 75
MacKenzie, Sir Compton  43
Macready, William Charles 10, 11
Madame de Mundella (Catherine Wilson) 29
Maddox, Frank G. 41, 45, 62, 63, 64, 65
Maddox, Reg 41
Malcolm, Derek 65, 67
Man in Black, The 91
Mander, Sheila 139, 140, 143, 144, 154, 156
Mander, Kate 146
Maria Marten in the Red Barn  95, 96
Maskelyne, Jasper 10, 47
Maskelyne, John Neville 9, 10, 47
Matcham, Frank 12, 12-15, 15, 18, 19, 21, 24, 25, 67, 73, 165, 170
Matthews, Jessie 62
Maxwell, Roberta 91, 93
McBain, Robert 90-92, 90, 92
McCarthy, Lillah 22, 22, 23, 27
McEwan, Tony 113
McNeil, Miss Amy 25
Meet Your Friends 70, 72
Metcalf, Roland 102
Metcalfe, Andy 171
Midland Theatre Company 64
Middlemas, Frank 96
Midsummer Night’s Dream, A  37, 77
Milton, Paul 139, 139, 142, 143, 161, 161, 163
Missy Malone 162, 163
Mitton, Ruby 37
Monico, David 97
Montpellier 7, 10
Montpellier Chapter Hotel 7
Montpellier Gardens 38, 43
Moore, Roger 56
moratorium 78, 79, 112
Mort, Spencer 19
Mount, Peggy 109, 109
Mullins, Ian 79, 83-85, 89-92, 90, 94-96, 98, 99-101, 102, 103, 105, 107, 111-113, 116, 120, 147
My Fair Lady 133, 138
N
Napier Brown, Michael 111
Napier, Valantyne 57
National Theatre 102, 140, 146
Nelson, Harold B. 26
New Clarence Theatre 5
Newman, Noel 73, 77, 78, 84, 90, 100, 103
New Royal Well 8
New Theatre and Opera House  13, 16
Newton, Alfred W. 38
Niblett, Hilda 37
Nicholas, Paul 156, 156
Nichols, Peter 98
Nicholls, Roger 81, 82, 82, 89, 96, 99, 103
North Street 43, 44
Nossek, Ralph 76, 91, 91
Nude Shows 56, 57, 59, 60, 61, 62, 65
Nutmeg and Ginger 96
O
O’Callaghan, Tony 111
Old Royal Well Theatre 26
Old Well Pump Room 7
Old Mother Riley 51
Olivier, Laurence 48, 138
Onley, Samuel 7, 8
Opera House Cinema 41
Oriel Road 57, 67
Osborne, John 57, 64
Owen, Dudley 81, 82, 103, 112
Oxford Playhouse 73
P
Paganini 6, 7
Page, Eileen 113
Paignton 14
Palmer, David 71
Pantomime 9, 45, 47, 49, 51, 55, 57, 62, 79, 105, 109, 128, 129, 157, 159-161
Parish Church 2, 7
Parsons, John 61
Patel, Donald see Crosby
Pate’s Grammar School  86
Pavilion, Montpellier Gardens  31, 38, 43
Pavlow, Muriel 48
Pearce, Michael 93
Peel, Robert 26
Peer Gynt 131, 133, 138
Phillips, Captain Mark 108, 111, 138
Phillips, David 67, 68, 69, 75, 81, 115, 116
Pinter, Harold 74, 92
Pittville Pump Room 85
Pittville Street 2, 59
Playhouse, The 69, 87
Plough Hotel 6, 10, 15, 22, 25, 27, 44, 59, 71, 127
Poeton, William 111
Ponsonby-Fane, Sir S. C. B. 14
Powell, Christopher 111, 115, 146
Powell, Peter 73, 75, 76, 78
Powell, Robert 172
Pre-Raphaelites 23
Prestbury 6, 43
Price, Amy 160
Price, Hywel 94
Priestley Studios 71
Prince Albert Edward 23
Prince Henry School 86
Princess Anne 108, 138
Princess Hall, Ladies’ College 10
Privates on Parade 98
Promenade 9, 19, 26, 35, 37, 52
Q
Queen Victoria 1, 23
Quilley, Denis 75
R
RADA 83
Rainger, Charles H. 125
Rainger, Herbert T. 32
Ramm, Zara 160, 161
Rattigan, Terence 53, 55, 92
Ray, Andrew 75
Raymond, Hugh  146
ReachOut 139, 140, 151, 161
Redford, H. Oswald 29, 29, 33, 35
Redford, Robert 35
Regent Arcade 16, 127, 130,
Regent Street 15, 19, 21, 26, 39, 39, 44, 47, 91, 117, 129, 138, 172
Reid, Beryl 48
Repertory Theatre, North Street  43, 44
Reynolds, Dorothy 74-76, 76, 96, 96
Rhodes, Leslie 109
Richardson, Ralph 48, 138, 155
Ridley, Arnold 48
Ridley, John 33, 79, 89, 90, 90, 97, 98, 119
Robertson, Jean 120
Robinson, Hannah Maria 15
Robinson, Jethro 14, 15
Rodney Road 6
Rogers, Craig 136
Rose, Clarkson 45, 51, 52, 79
Rossignol, Signor 4
Rowe, Geoffrey 150, 159, 159, 165, 166, 168, 169
Rowe, George 7
Royal Cinema de Luxe 43
Royal Old Well 7
Royalty Theatre, Glasgow 15
Royal Well Music Hall 7
Royal Well Theatre 9, 11
S
Sadler’s Wells, London 5
Sadler’s Wells, Cheltenham 5
Salad Days 70, 74, 88, 91, 96, 107
Salberg, Derek 45, 62
Salberg, Keith, 45
Salberg, Reginald 45, 99
Salisbury Rep 45, 90, 91, 99
Salvation Army 8, 9
Sands, David 102
scagliola 18, 169
Scotcher, Pamela 102
Scrivener, Jessie 42, 43
Secombe, Harry 56
Seward, Samuel 5
Shaw, George Bernard 21, 23
Shelley, Frank 65
Shipway, Bill and Ralph 49
Shipway-Blackwell, Nancy 49
Shirers & Lances 38
Siddons, Sarah 2, 3
Simpson, Richard 106
Simpson, Wilfred 39, 41, 44, 45, 47, 49, 55, 62, 129
Singapore 43
Sir Thomas Rich School, Gloucester 86
Slade, Julian 70, 74, 83, 96
Slade/Reynolds 74, 91
Sleuth 110, 111
Sloat (sliders and cuts) 19
Smith, Bernard 93
Smith, Alderman P.T. 43
Smyth, Colonel 14
Solo 95, 97
Sound of Music, The 143
speciality acts 55, 161
SpellerMetcalfe 170, 171
St. Clair-Ford, Captain 14
St. George’s Place 5
St. James’ Church 15
St. James’ Square 38
St. Mary’s Hall 69, 83
St. Peter’s Hall 8
Stephens, Paula 146
Stroud 3
Studio Theatre 131, 133, 136, 138, 139, 140, 147, 155, 159, 161, 163
Sun Burner 17
Swinburne, Nora 48
Swift, William Thomas 9, 26
T
Tamburlaine the Great 89, 96
Taylor, Wink 123, 155, 155, 161
Teague, J.M. 24, 25
Teal, Graham 45, 53
Tewkesbury 3
Tewkesbury Road 8
Tewson, Josephine 75, 84, 89, 90, 90, 91, 91, 93, 110, 111, 113, 119, 120
Theatre of Varieties 43
Theatre Royal 3, 4, 4, 5, 6, 7, 125
Theatre Royal, Bath 41, 124
Theatre Royal, Montpellier 8
Theatre Royal, Newcastle 15, 159
Theatre Royal, Wakefield 19
TheatreSearch 169
Theatre Week 84, 86, 86
Thomson, Lionel 75, 91, 92, 95, 119, 120
Tivoli Road 48
Town Hall 32, 51, 63, 101, 102, 113, 120, 129, 128, 141
Turnham, Carol 141
Twelfth Night 141, 142
Twinkle 45, 51, 51, 53
U
Ustinov, Peter 62
V
Vestibule, The 16, 17, 35
W
Wade, Joan 108
Ward, Brian 57, 59, 60
Ward, Cllr. Edward 44
Waring, George 90, 91, 105
Warner, John 96, 113
Warwick Company of Comedians 2
Warwick Revue 43
Watson, John Boles 2-6, 125
Wellington, Duke of 5, 6
Wellington Hall 9
Wellington Square 11
Well Walk 7
Whelan, Robert 82, 84, 91, 93, 95, 97, 120, 124
Whistle Down the Wind 154
whistling 123
Whitehart Street 10
Whitestone, Derek 71
Wilde, Oscar 23, 55, 91
Wildest Dreams 74, 91, 103
Williams, Tudor 73, 155
Wilson Barrett Company 23
Wilson, Clarence 95
Windmill Theatre 45
Winter Gardens 11, 11, 31, 32, 42-45
Winter Gardens Kinema 32
Winters, Bernie 57
Wolfit, Donald 49, 85, 96
Woman in Black, The 156, 157
Wood, Cyril 69
Worcester 3, 4, 86, 136, 139
Worthington, Frank 25
Wright, Neal 146
Wynter, Mark 110, 111
Y
York Hotel 5
York Passage 3, 5
YEG (Young Everyman Group)  71, 82-86, 80
Z
Zigger Zagger 141

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