1992

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THE MARVELLOUS BOY (Bush Theatre, London W12; opened 3 January, 1992)

THE GIGLI CONCERT (Almeida Theatre, London N1; opened 7 January, 1992)

THE CHANCE (Man In The Moon Theatre, London SW3; opened 9 January, 1992)

A DYBBUK FOR TWO PEOPLE (Hampstead Theatre, London NW3; opened 9 January, 1992)

NOW I AM ALONE (Café Theatre, London WC2; opened 14 January, 1992)

GUIDED TOURS: Slight Possession/The Detour (Gate Theatre, London W11; opened 15 January, 1992)

PAINTING CHURCHES (Playhouse Theatre, London WC2; opened 22 January, 1992)

MEDEA (Lilian Baylis Theatre, London EC1; opened 23 January, 1992)

FAITH HEALER (Royal Court Theatre, London SW1; opened 24 January, 1992)

GOOD ROCKIN' TONITE (Strand Theatre, London WC2; opened 28 January, 1992)

TALKING HEADS (Comedy Theatre, London SW1; opened 28 January, 1992)

YOU NEVER KNOW WHO'S OUT THERE (Drill Hall Arts Centre, London WC1; opened 31 January, 1992)

CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA (Greenwich Theatre, London SE10; opened 2 February, 1992)

THE ROARING GIRL'S HAMLET (Warehouse Theatre, Croydon; opened 5 February, 1992)

THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA (Royal National Theatre [Lyttelton], London SE1; opened 6 February, 1992)

MAKING IT BETTER (Hampstead Theatre, London NW3; opened 11 February, 1992)

'ALLO 'ALLO! (Dominion Theatre, London W1; opened 12 February, 1992)

FROM A JACK TO A KING (Boulevard Theatre, London W1; opened 13 February, 1992)

DEATH AND THE MAIDEN (Duke Of York's Theatre, London WC2; opened 18 February, 1992)

LIFE SUPPORT (Etcetera Theatre, London NW1; opened 19 February, 1992)

A WOMAN IS A WEATHERCOCK (Pentameters Theatre, London NW3; opened 19 February, 1992)

PYGMIES IN THE RUINS (Royal Court Theatre, London SW1; opened 24 February, 1992)

ROMAN & MARYS (Offstage Downstairs, London NW1; opened 29 February, 1992)

ENIGMA (King's Head Theatre, London N1 [lunchtime]/Rose Theatre, London SW3; opened 3 March, 1992)

THE POCKET DREAM (Albery Theatre, London WC2; opened 4 March, 1992)

THE HOUR OF THE LYNX (Latchmere Theatre, London SW11; opened 5 March, 1992)

PIGSPURT! (Riverside Studios, London W6; opened 6 March, 1992)

CABAL AND LOVE (Lyric Studio Hammersmith, London W6; opened 10 March, 1991)

THE BARBER OF SEVILLE (Palace Theatre, Watford; opened 11 March, 1992)

MOBY DICK (Piccadilly Theatre, London W1; opened 17 March, 1992)

GORMENGHAST (BAC [Battersea Arts Centre], London SW11; opened 18 March, 1992)

HEARTBREAK HOUSE (Theatre Royal, Haymarket, London SW1; opened 19 March, 1992)

THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) (Arts Theatre, London WC2; opened 23 March, 1992)

RAT PLAY (Old Red Lion, London EC1; opened 24 March, 1992)

THE CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AND CAPITAL PUNISHMENT OF ANIMALS (Diorama, London NW1; opened 31 March, 1992)

HENRY IV PART 1 (Barbican Theatre, London EC2; opened 31 March, 1992)

HOSTAGES AND HAMSTERS (La Bonne Crêpe, London SW11; opened 31 March, 1992)

THE WINTER'S TALE (Lyric Hammersmith, London W6; opened 2 April, 1992)

JUST THE ONE (Tricycle Theatre, London NW6; opened 8 April, 1992)

PYGMALION (Royal National Theatre [Olivier], London SE1; opened 9 April, 1992)

A JOVIAL CREW (Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon; opened 21 April, 1992)

AS YOU LIKE IT (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon; opened 22 April, 1992)

THE CHESTER CYCLE OF MYSTERY PLAYS (OS MISTERIOS DE CHESTER) (Mermaid Theatre, London EC4; opened 24 April, 1992)

THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE (Young Vic Studio, London SE1; opened 27 April, 1992)

SHAKER (ICA, London SW1; opened 28 April, 1992)

NEEDLES AND OPIUM (Royal National Theatre [Cottesloe], London SE1; opened 30 April, 1992)

SIGNORA JOYCE (New End Theatre, London NW3; opened ?? April, 1992)

AS YOU LIKE IT (Greenwich Theatre, London SE10; opened 4 May, 1992)

LE BOURGEOIS GENTILHOMME (Royal National Theatre [Lyttelton], London SE1; opened 5 May, 1992)

HENRY IV PART 2 (Barbican Theatre, London EC2; opened 7 May, 1992)

A SLIP OF THE TONGUE (Shaftesbury Theatre, London WC2; opened 11 May, 1992)

THE RULES OF THE GAME (Almeida Theatre, London N1; opened 12 May, 1992)

THE ACTOR'S NIGHTMARE/'DENTITY CRISIS (Theatre Museum, London WC2; opened 19 May, 1992)

THE FASTEST CLOCK IN THE UNIVERSE (Hampstead Theatre, London NW3; opened 19 May, 1992)

THE BLUE ANGEL (Globe Theatre, London W1; opened 20 May, 1992)

MAD, BAD AND DANGEROUS TO KNOW (Ambassadors Theatre, London WC2; opened 26 May, 1992)

GRAVE DANCER (Finborough Theatre, London SW10; opened 27 May, 1992)

MISTRESS AND MUSE (Pentameters Theatre, London NW3; opened 28 May, 1992)

PHILADELPHIA, HERE I COME! (King's Head Theatre, London N1; opened 4 June, 1992)

A BETTER DAY (Theatre Royal, Stratford East, London E15; opened 9 June, 1992)

DÉJÀVU (Comedy Theatre, London SW1; opened 10 June, 1992)

THE MASTER AND MARGARITA (Lyric Studio Hammersmith, London W6; opened 10 June, 1992)

A JUDGEMENT IN STONE (Lyric Hammersmith, London W6; opened 11 June, 1992)

AS YOU LIKE IT (Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park, London NW1; opened 17 June, 1992)

SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION (Royal Court Theatre, London SW1; opened 18 June, 1992)

THE DYBBUK (New End Theatre, London NW3; opened 25 June, 1992)

FUENTE OVEJUNA (Royal National Theatre [Cottesloe], London SE1; opened 25 June, 1992)

SPREAD A LITTLE HAPPINESS (Whitehall Theatre, London SW1; opened 29 June, 1992)

BIRDSONG (Café Theatre, London WC2; opened 30 June, 1992)

COMMODITIES (New End Theatre, London NW3; opened 3 July, 1992)

CAN'T STAND UP FOR FALLING DOWN (King's Head Theatre, London N1; opened 6 July, 1992 [lunchtime show])

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM (Royal National Theatre [Olivier], London SE1; opened 9 July, 1992)

SOMEONE WHO'LL WATCH OVER ME (Hampstead Theatre, London NW3; opened 10 July, 1992)

MURDER BY MISADVENTURE (Vaudeville Theatre, London WC2; opened 13 July, 1992)

THE DYBBUK (The Pit, London EC2; opened 14 July, 1992)

FROM A JACK TO A KING (Ambassadors Theatre, London WC2; opened 20 July, 1992)

COLUMBUS AND THE DISCOVERY OF JAPAN (Barbican Theatre, London EC2; opened 22 July, 1992)

THE DEAR DEPARTED (King's Head Theatre, London N1; opened 22 July, 1992 [lunchtime show])

PHOENIX (Bush Theatre, London W12; opened 24 July, 1992)

THE GREAT DIEPPE RAIDING PARTY (Tavern Theatre Club, London W1; opened 28 July, 1992)

THREE MEN IN A BOAT (Canal Café Theatre, London W2; opened 5 August, 1992)

SEVEN DOORS (Gate Theatre, London W11; opened 6 August, 1992)

THE OXYMORON/LIVINGROOM OF THE LIVING DEAD (Hen And Chickens, London N1; opened ?? August, 1992)

EDINBURGH FRINGE 1: Taboo/Studs/Below The Belt/Sex III/The Dig/Serpent Kills (Various venues, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

EDINBURGH FRINGE 2: Dream Screams 2/Variété Chamäleon/A Nightmare For C. Darwin/The Toilet Of Venus/Mother Teresa Of Calcutta The Journey Back/John Shuttleworth's Guide To Stardom/Letters I Didn't Send Home/Revelation Of St John The Divine/Terry Galloway: Out All Night And Lost My Shoes/Mark Little (Various venues, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

BEOWULF (Celtic Lodge, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

THE DIG (The Roxy, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

EH JOE/STIRRINGS STILL/OHIO IMPROMPTU (Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT NORTHERN IRELAND BUT WERE TOO TERRORISED TO ASK (Festival Club, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

TERRY GALLOWAY: OUT ALL NIGHT AND LOST MY SHOES (Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

GRIMM THE TELLING OF THE TALES (Bedlam Theatre, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

INVASION WEREWOLF (Festival Club, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

LETTERS FROM THE SEAFRONT (OR HOW TO BE ALWAYS WELL) (The Roxy, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

LETTERS I DIDN'T SEND HOME (Chaplaincy Centre, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

A LITTLE OLDER (Theatre Workshop, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

MONROVIA MONROVIA (Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

A NIGHTMARE FOR C. DARWIN (Playhouse Studio, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

ORLANDO (Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

SEX III (Assembly Rooms/Bedlam Theatre, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH'S GUIDE TO STARDOM (Pleasance, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

THE THRILL OF THE CHASTE (Theatre Workshop, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

WALKING ON STICKS (Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

GAMBLERS (Tricycle Theatre, London NW6; opened 7 September, 1992)

A STOP IN THE DESERT (Watermans Arts Centre, Brentford; opened 9 September, 1992)

AN INSPECTOR CALLS (Royal National Theatre [Lyttelton], London SE1; opened 11 September, 1992)

HAMLET (Riverside Studios, London W6; opened 15 September, 1992)

ORLANDO (Lyric Studio Hammersmith, London W6; opened 17 September, 1992)

THE ENGLISH KISS (Boulevard Theatre, London W1; opened 18 September, 1992)

WALKING ON STICKS (Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh; August, 1992)

A DISTANT APPLAUSE (La Bonne Crêpe, London SW11; opened 22 September, 1992)

BOARDROOM SHUFFLE (Cottons Centre, London SE1; opened 29 September, 1992)

SEPARATION (Theatre Museum, London WC2; opened 29 September, 1992)

SQUARE ROUNDS (Royal National Theatre [Olivier], London SE1; opened 1 October, 1992)

NO FLIES ON MR HUNTER! (Chelsea Centre, London SW10; opened 6 October, 1992)

THIRTEENTH NIGHT (Lyric Studio Hammersmith, London W6; opened 8 October, 1992)

THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA (Gate Theatre, London W11; opened 9 October, 1992)

ARTISTS AND ADMIRERS (The Pit, London EC2; opened 13 October, 1992)

THE BEST MAN (Warehouse Theatre, Croydon; opened 13 October, 1992)

DESDEMONA IF YOU HAD ONLY SPOKEN! (Purcell Room, London SE1; opened 13 October, 1992)

ROBERTO CALVI IS ALIVE AND WELL (Finborough Theatre, London SW10; opened 14 October, 1992)

NEW VOICES: Faith Over Reason/The Changing Reason/Sab (Royal Court Theatre Upstairs, London SW1; opened 15 October, 1992)

CHINESE STATE CIRCUS (Clapham Common, London SW4; opened 21 October, 1992)

LULU (Lilian Baylis Theatre, London EC1; opened 27 October, 1992)

SEX III (BAC [Battersea Arts Centre], London SW11; opened 27 October, 1992)

A LITTLE OLDER (Hampstead Theatre, London NW3; opened 28 October, 1992)

ASSASSINS (Donmar Warehouse, London WC2; opened 29 October, 1992)

NO MAN'S LAND (Almeida Theatre, London N1; opened 2 November, 1992)

THE CHANGELING (Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon; opened 3 November, 1992)

THE SCHOOL OF NIGHT (The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon; opened 4 November, 1992)

ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon; opened 5 November, 1992)

A HANDFUL OF STARS (The Wexford Trilogy Part 1) (Bush Theatre, London W12; opened 6 November, 1992)

AN IDEAL HUSBAND (Globe Theatre, London W1; opened 11 November, 1992)

THE HONEST WHORE (Boulevard Theatre, London W1; opened 13 November, 1992)

ABDUCTION (ICA, London SW1; opened 17 November, 1992)

THE SOLO EXPERIENCE (People Show No. 98) (Chelsea Centre, London SW10; opened 18 November, 1992)

THE WEXFORD TRILOGY: A Handful Of Stars/Poor Beast In The Rain/Belfry (Bush Theatre, London W12; opened 6-19 November, 1992)

THE TEMPEST (Arts Threshold, London W2; opened 20 November, 1992)

STARLIGHT EXPRESS (Apollo Victoria, London SW1; revised version opened 23 November, 1992)

WOMAN OF FLOWERS, BLODEUWEDD (Touring/Lilian Baylis Theatre, London EC1; opened 23 November, 1992)

ENGLISH SHAKESPEARE COMPANY: Macbeth/The Tempest (Royalty Theatre, London WC2; opened 24 November, 1992)

SIX FOOLS (Old Red Lion, London EC1; opened 26 November, 1992)

DRUMS IN THE NIGHT (White Bear Theatre, London SE11; opened ?? November, 1992)

DOCTOR NEVER SAY NO TO RUSSIA AGAIN (La Bonne Crêpe, London SW11; opened 1 December, 1992)

THE ENCHANTED WOOD (Arts Threshold, London W2; opened 4 December, 1992)

A PENNY FOR A SONG (Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond; opened 7 December, 1992)

DON QUIXOTE (Warehouse Theatre, Croydon; opened 8 December, 1992)

DICK WHITTINGTON (Brick Lane Music Hall, London E1; opened 9 December, 1992)

THE THIRD POLICEMAN (Áras na nGael, London NW6; opened 9 December, 1992)

CYRANO DE BERGERAC (Theatre Royal, Haymarket, London SW1; opened 14 December, 1992)

DRACULA THE TRUE STORY (Shakespeare Globe Museum, London SE1; opened 17 December, 1992)

MISERY (Criterion Theatre, London W1; opened 17 December, 1992)

HAMLET (Barbican Theatre, London EC2; opened 18 December, 1992)

THE PRISONER OF ZENDA (Greenwich Theatre, London SE10; opened 21 December, 1992)
 


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