1991

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GORBI AND THE DRAGON (BAC [Battersea Arts Centre], London SW11; opened 3 January, 1991)

ENDGAME (Etcetera Theatre, London NW1; opened 9 January, 1991)

THE TYPISTS (Etcetera Theatre, London NW1; opened 9 January, 1991)

HELOISE AND ABELARD (Lyric Studio Hammersmith, London W6; opened 10 January, 1991)

FURTIVE NUDIST (Riverside Studios, London W6; opened 11 January, 1991)

MERMAN A LADY WITH A SONG (Bridge Lane Theatre, SW11; opened 22 January, 1991)

DEAR ELENA SERGEEVNA (Gate Theatre, London W11; opened 24 January, 1991)

A NIGHT IN BELFAST (Hen And Chickens, London N1; opened 29 January, 1991)

PANTAGLEIZE (Canal Café Theatre, London W2; opened 29 January, 1991)

THE BELLINGHAM TRAP (Etcetera Theatre, London NW1; opened 30 January, 1991)

NO ONE WRITES TO THE COLONEL (Lyric Studio Hammersmith, London W6; opened 30 January, 1991)

THE SPIRIT OF MAN (Etcetera Theatre, London NW1; opened 31 January, 1991)

SEXUAL PERVERSITY IN CHICAGO (Hope And Anchor, London N1; opened ?? January, 1991)

SOLO MACBETH (Rose Theatre, London SW3; opened ?? January, 1991)

TURN THE NIGHT INTO A SCONE (Rose Theatre, London SW3; opened ?? January, 1991)

CLAY (Man In The Moon Theatre, London SW3; opened 5 February, 1991)

MARTINE (Duke's Head, Richmond; opened 12 February, 1991)

TRISTRAM SHANDY (Finborough Theatre, London SW10; opened 14 February, 1991)

THE ROUND TABLE (Lyric Studio Hammersmith, London W6; opened 20 February, 1991)

PIONEERS IN INGOLSTADT (Gate Theatre, London W11; opened 22 February, 1991)

THE RISING OF THE MOON (Old Red Lion, London EC1; opened 27 February, 1991)

HEAVEN (Lilian Baylis Theatre, London EC1; opened 28 February, 1991)

STONE BABIES (Theatre Museum, London WC2; opened ?? February, 1991)

CROMWELL (Bush Theatre, London W12; opened 1 March, 1991)

PURGATORY IN INGOLSTADT (Gate Theatre, London W11; opened 1 March, 1991)

SAVAGE JUSTICE (Warehouse Theatre, Croydon; opened 6 March, 1991)

MY DEAR FRIEND CHARLOTTE BRONTË (Theatre Museum, London WC2; opened 7 March, 1991)

OEDIPUS THE KING (Tara Arts Centre, London SW18; opened 12 March, 1991)

ANGELS STILL FALLING (Bird's Nest Theatre, London SE8; opened 13 March, 1991)

I BERTOLT BRECHT (New End Theatre, London NW3; opened 14 March, 1991)

THE SERVANT (Etcetera Theatre, London NW1; opened 19 March, 1991)

MISS JULIE (BAC [Battersea Arts Centre], London SW11; opened 20 March, 1991)

TODAY'S YOUNG BARBARIANS (Old Red Lion, London EC1; opened 27 March, 1991)

BRAVE FACES (Lillan Baylis Theatre, London EC1; opened ?? March, 1991)

THE CONQUEST OF THE SOUTH POLE (Rheingold Club, London W1; opened ?? March, 1991)

A JAMAICAN AIRMAN FORESEES HIS DEATH (Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, London SW1; opened 9 April, 1991)

NATIONAL STUDENT DRAMA FESTIVAL (Various venues, Scarborough; 4-11 April, 1991)

HOUSE OF THE SUN (Theatre Royal, Stratford East, London E15; opened 16 April, 1991)

ONLY A COMPLAINT!?! (Old Red Lion, London EC1; opened 18 April, 1991)

MOZART AND SALIERI (Watermans Arts Centre, Brentford; opened 22 April, 1991)

THE MOON'S NOT A VIRGIN ANYMORE (Great Northern Railway Tavern, London N8; opened 23 April, 1991)

THE STICKWIFE (Gate Theatre, London W11; opened 29 April, 1991)

BURNING HORIZON (People Show No. 97) (Riverside Studios, London W6; opened 2 May, 1991)

FAIRY TALES OF NEW YORK (Warehouse Theatre, Croydon; opened 2 May, 1991)

THE KISS OF LIFE (Bush Theatre, London W12; opened 3 May, 1991)

BABY WITH THE BATHWATER (Duke Of Cambridge Theatre Club, London NW5; opened 8 May, 1991)

SEX TIES AND GAFFER TAPE (Chelsea Centre, London SW10; opened 8 May, 1991)

THE MISER (Royal National Theatre [Olivier], London SE1; opened 9 May, 1991)

SAME OLD MOON (Globe Theatre, London W1; opened 13 May, 1991)

FREE (Old Red Lion, London ECI; opened 14 May, 1991)

YUKIO MISHIMA (BAC [Battersea Arts Centre], London SW11; opened 15 May, 1991)

STRANGE SNOW (Theatre Technis, London NW1; opened 16 May, 1991)

SAILOR BEWARE! (Lyric Hammersmith, London W6; opened 20 May, 1991)

WAITING FOR THE PSYCHIC (Gate Theatre, London W11; opened 20 May, 1991)

REALITY AND DREAMS (Offstage Downstairs, London NW1; opened 23 May, 1991)

THE LAP OF THE GODS (Duke's Head, Richmond; opened 28 May, 1991)

THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Rose Theatre, London SW3; opened 29 May, 1991)

THE ODD COUPLE (Palace Theatre, Watford; opened ?? May, 1991)

MACBETH (Circus Space, London N7; opened 3 June, 1991)

ACROSS THE FERRY (Bush Theatre, London W12; opened 7 June, 1991)

ECOCIDE (Finborough Theatre, London SW10; opened 11 June, 1991)

THE ROSE TATTOO (Playhouse Theatre, London WC2; opened 11 June, 1991)

JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (London Palladium, London W1; opened 12 June, 1991)

VIVIAN STANSHALL: RAWLINSON DOG-ENDS (King's Head Theatre, London N1; opened 13 June, 1991)

TROILUS AND CRESSIDA (The Pit, London EC2; opened 18 June, 1991)

SOPHONISBA (White Bear Theatre, London SE11; opened 19 June, 1991)

THE FISHING TRIP (Warehouse Theatre, Croydon; opened 20 June, 1991)

SNAKES AND LADDERS (Hen And Chickens, London N1; opened 25 June, 1991)

SARRASINE (Drill Hall Arts Centre, London WC1; opened 26 June, 1991)

ANNIE WOBBLER (Springfield Theatre, London N11; opened 27 June, 1991)

NAPOLI MILIONARIA (Royal National Theatre [Lyttelton], London SE1; opened 27 June, 1991)

CUT IT OUT (Duke's Head, Richmond; opened 1 July, 1991)

STARBRITES (Tricycle Theatre, London NW6; opened 2 July, 1991)

CROSS REFERENCES (Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, London SW1; opened 4 July, 1991)

MOLLY BLOOM (Etcetera Theatre, London NW1; opened 10 July, 1991)

VERMIN (Finborough Theatre, London SW10; opened 10 July, 1991)

ASSUME THE POSITION THE BRITISH PHASE (ICA, London SW1; opened 11 July, 1991)

FOUR DOOR SALOON (Hampstead Theatre, London NW3; opened 16 July, 1991)

THE COUP (Royal National Theatre [Cottesloe], London SE1; opened 18 July, 1991)

WOMEN OF TROY (Gate Theatre, London W11; opened 19 July, 1991)

THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE (Touring/Lyric Hammersmith, London W6; opened 24 July, 1991)

WHEN SHE DANCED (Globe Theatre, London W1; opened 6 August, 1991)

EDINBURGH FRINGE 1: Stomp/Total Rethink/Mother Teresa Of Calcutta's Grand Farewell Tour/Patricks' Day/Memories Of Amnesia (Various venues, Edinburgh; August, 1991)

EDINBURGH FRINGE 2: Can't Stand Up For Falling Down/Making The Number Up/D.I.V.O.R.C.E./Pop/Tango At The End Of Winter/Lipstick Tango/Chris Lynam: Lord Byron Mad, Bad And Dangerous To Know/Funny The Art Of Comedy/Miles & Millner/The Vision Of Nostrildamus (Various venues, Edinburgh; August, 1991)

BUMS ON SEATS (Trinity Academy, Edinburgh; August, 1991)

THE CHEVIOT, THE STAG AND THE BLACK, BLACK OIL (Assembly/Wildcat at the Meadows, Edinburgh; August, 1991)

A DYBBUK FOR TWO PEOPLE (Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh; August, 1991)

GLUE WEDDING (Over-Seas House, Edinburgh; August, 1991)

HARD BOYS IN WHITE SHIRTS (Festival Club, Edinburgh; August, 1991)

LAUGHING WILD (Over-Seas House, Edinburgh; August, 1991)

LIPSTICK TANGO (Pleasance, Edinburgh; August, 1991)

MEMORIES OF AMNESIA (Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh; August, 1991)

MILES & MILLNER (Pleasance, Edinburgh; August, 1991)

MOTHER TERESA OF CALCUTTA'S GRAND FAREWELL TOUR (Pleasance, Edinburgh; August, 1991)

PATRICKS' DAY (Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh; August, 1991)

TENNESSEE ROSE (Cluny Church Hall, Edinburgh; August, 1991)

THE VISION OF NOSTRILDAMUS (Theatre Workshop, Edinburgh; August, 1991)

WORKSHOP NEGATIVE (Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh; August, 1991)

HEDDA GABLER (Playhouse Theatre, London WC2; opened 3 September, 1991)

THE GENTLEMAN FROM OLMEDO (Gate Theatre, London W11; opened 5 September, 1991)

OUR TOWN (Shaftesbury Theatre, London WC2; opened 5 September, 1991)

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF RICHARD II (Barbican Theatre, London EC2; opened 10 September, 1991)

CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS (The Pit, London EC2; opened 11 September, 1991)

FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD (Theatre Museum, London WC2; opened 17 September, 1991)

HAMLET A KABUKI VERSION (Mermaid Theatre, London EC4; opened 19 September, 1991)

NORMAL THE DÜSSELDORF RIPPER (Finborough Theatre, London SW10; opened 1 October, 1991)

THE PRETENDERS (The Pit, London EC2; opened 1 October, 1991)

A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE (Barbican Theatre, London EC2; opened 2 October, 1991)

THE LAST ENEMY (Drill Hall Arts Centre, London WC1; opened 3 October, 1991)

GRAND KABUKI (Royal National Theatre [Lyttelton], London SE1; opened 4 October, 1991)

ROXANA (Chelsea Centre, London SW10; opened 7 October, 1991)

THE GLORY OF THE GARDEN (Duke Of York's Theatre, London WC2; opened 9 October, 1991)

THE SLEEP OF REASON (BAC [Battersea Arts Centre], London SW11; opened 9 October, 1991)

THE REVENGERS' COMEDIES (Parts One and Two) (Strand Theatre, London WC2; opened 16/17 October, 1991)

THE INVISIBLE MAN (Theatre Royal, Stratford East, London E15; opened 23 October, 1991)

TARTUFFE (Playhouse Theatre, London WC2; opened 23 October, 1991)

THE HUNTING OF THE SNARK (Prince Edward Theatre, London W1; opened 24 October, 1991)

LA GRAN SCENA OPERA CO. (Bloomsbury Theatre, London WC1; opened 29 October, 1991)

ELIZABETH ALMOST BY CHANCE A WOMAN (BAC [Battersea Arts Centre], London SW11; opened 31 October, 1991)

THE RIDE DOWN MT MORGAN (Wyndham's Theatre, London WC2; opened 31 October, 1991)

PARTY TIME/MOUNTAIN LANGUAGE (Almeida Theatre, London N1; opened 6 November, 1991)

THE COMPLETE CASANOVA (Warehouse Theatre, Croydon; opened 8 November, 1991)

THE DRAGONS' TRILOGY (Riverside Studios, London W6; opened 10 November, 1991)

SLOW DANCE ON THE KILLING GROUND (Greenwich Theatre, London SE10; opened 11 November, 1991)

TOMORROW WE DO THE SKY (Lyric Studio Hammersmith, London W6; opened 11 November, 1991)

120 DAYS OF SODOM (BAC [Battersea Arts Centre], London SW11; opened 14 November, 1991)

WATCHING FOR DOLPHINS (Tricycle Theatre, London NW6; opened 14 November, 1991)

BELFRY (Bush Theatre, London W12; opened 18 November, 1991)

THE PHILANDERER (Hampstead Theatre, London NW3; opened 19 November, 1991)

THE STRANGE CASE OF DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE (Barbican Theatre, London EC2; opened 27 November, 1991)

BFG (Aldwych Theatre, London WC2; opened 28 November, 1991)

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK (Latchmere Theatre, London SW11; opened 28 November, 1991)

MOTHER GOOSE (Theatre Royal, Stratford East, London E15; opened 2 December, 1991)

AS YOU LIKE IT (Lyric Hammersmith, London W6; opened 4 December, 1991)

ELECTRA (Riverside Studios, London W6; opened 5 December, 1991)

THE WOMAN WHO COOKED HER HUSBAND (Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, London SW1; opened 5 December, 1991)

THE MILLIONAIRESS (Rose Theatre, London SW3; opened 10 December, 1991)

THE GREAT PRETENDERS (Gate Theatre, London W11; opened 12 December, 1991)

JACK AND THE BEANSTALK (Piccadilly Theatre, London W1; opened 13 December, 1991)

BLOOD WEDDING (Royal National Theatre [Cottesloe], London SE1; opened 17 December, 1991)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (The Original Stage Musical) (Shaftesbury Theatre, London WC2; opened 18 December, 1991)

CATS (New London Theatre, London WC2; opened 11 May, 1981 reviewed December, 1991)

ME AND MY GIRL (Adelphi Theatre, London WC2; opened 12 February, 1985 reviewed December, 1991)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (Her Majesty's Theatre, London SW1; opened 9 October, 1986 reviewed December, 1991)

THE WOMAN IN BLACK (Fortune Theatre, London WC2; opened 15 February, 1989 reviewed December, 1991)

RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET (Cambridge Theatre, London WC2; opened 11 September, 1989 reviewed December, 1991)
 


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