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LORD OF THE FLIES (Lyric Hammersmith, London W6/touring; opened 18 January, 1999)

THE EARLY HOURS OF A REVILED MAN (Finborough Theatre, London SW10; opened 19 January, 1999)

THE STREET OF CROCODILES (Queen's Theatre, London W1; opened 19 January, 1999)

BLITHE SPIRIT (Salisbury Playhouse; opened 21 January, 1999)

BRIEF CANDLE (New End Theatre, London NW3; opened 21 January, 1999)

INTIMATE DEATH (Gate Theatre, London W11; opened 22 January, 1999)

2 PIANOS 4 HANDS (Birmingham Rep; opened 26 January, 1999)

DARKNESS FALLS (Palace Theatre, Watford; opened 2 February, 1999)

YOU'LL HAVE HAD YOUR HOLE (LA2, London WC2; opened 2 February, 1999)

OTHELLO (Riverside Studios, London W6; opened 3 February, 1999)

AND THE BROTHER TOO... (Tricycle Theatre, London NW6; opened 9 February, 1999)

THE CHERRY ORCHARD (Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke/touring; opened 9 February, 1999)

TOAST (Royal Court Theatre Upstairs at the Ambassadors Theatre, London WC2; opened 15 February, 1999)

PEER GYNT (Manchester Royal Exchange; opened 16 February, 1999)

DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN (Apollo Theatre, London W1; opened 17 February, 1999)

AMERICAN IMPORTS: Splash Hatch On The E Going Down/Morphic Resonance (Donmar Warehouse, London WC2; opened 18 February, 1999)

SHOCKHEADED PETER (Lyric Hammersmith, London W6; opened 22 February, 1999)

GOODNIGHT CHILDREN EVERYWHERE (The Pit, London EC2; opened 23 February, 1999)

ENDGAME (Nottingham Playhouse; opened 26 February, 1999)

¡EL QUIJOTE! (Gate Theatre, London W11; opened 26 February, 1999)

IPH... (Lyric Theatre, Belfast; opened 2 March, 1999)

THE WAY OF THE WORLD (Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond; opened 5 March, 1999)

ART (Wyndham's Theatre, London WC2; 1000th performance on 10 March, 1999)

AFFAIRS IN A TENT (West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds; opened 11 March, 1999)

GAMBLERS (BAC [Battersea Arts Centre], London SW11; opened 11 March, 1999)

THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE (Richmond Theatre/touring; opened 15 March, 1999)

TRUST (Royal Court Theatre Upstairs at the Ambassadors Theatre, London WC2; opened 15 March, 1999)

THE PRICE (Bristol Old Vic; opened 18 March, 1999)

LOW FLYING AIRCRAFT (Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond; opened 19 March, 1999)

DREAMING (Manchester Royal Exchange; opened 23 March, 1999)

UP AGAINST THE WALL (Tricycle Theatre, London NW6; opened 25 March, 1999)

MAURICE (Bloomsbury Theatre, London WC1; opened 30 March, 1999)

400 JOKES WITH THE DEVIL (Lyric Studio Hammersmith, London W6; opened 31 March, 1999)

GEOMETRY OF MIRACLES (Tramway @ S.E.C.C., Glasgow/Royal National Theatre [Lyttelton], London SE1; opened 1 April, 1999)

A GAME OF GOLF (West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds; opened 7 April, 1999)

NATIONAL STUDENT DRAMA FESTIVAL (Various venues, Scarborough; 7-14 April, 1999)

TONS OF MONEY (Bristol Old Vic; opened 20 April, 1999)

THE TEMPEST (Lyric Studio Hammersmith, London W6; opened 21 April, 1999)

VITA AND VIRGINIA (Palace Theatre, Watford/touring; opened 22 April, 1999)

THE YIDDISH QUEEN LEAR (Southwark Playhouse, London SE1; opened 22 April, 1999)

OROONOKO (The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon; opened 28 April, 1999)

THE LAST THRASH (Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond; opened 30 April, 1999)

THE WINTER'S TALE (Theatre Royal, Brighton/touring; opened 5 May, 1999)

A ONE MAN PROTEST (West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds; opened 6 May, 1999)

DOGS BARKING (Bush Theatre, London W12; opened 7 May, 1999)

ŠVEJK (Gate Theatre, London W11; opened 10 May, 1999)

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (Chichester Festival Theatre; opened 18 May, 1999)

TWELFTH NIGHT (Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold; opened 18 May, 1999)

SMALL CRAFT WARNINGS (Pleasance London, London N7; opened 21 May, 1999)

DEADMEAT (West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds; opened 26 May, 1999)

THREE SISTERS (Whitehall Theatre, London SW1; opened 27 May, 1999)

SEMI-DETACHED (Chichester Festival Theatre; opened 28 May, 1999)

ENJOY (West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds; opened 2 June, 1999)

GHOSTS (Theatre Royal, Plymouth; opened 4 June, 1999)

BOYBAND (Gielgud Theatre, London W1; opened 8 June, 1999)

UBU AND THE TRUTH COMMISSION (Tricycle Theatre, London NW6; opened 9 June, 1999)

UND (Riverside Studios, London W6; opened 17 June, 1999)

CELLARWORKS (27 Belfast Road, London N16; opened 15 June, 1999)

THE KING OF PRUSSIA (Minerva Studio, Chichester; opened 15 June, 1999)

HOUSE AND GARDEN (Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough; opened 18 June, 1999)

MEMORY OF ASHES (ICA, London SW1; opened 21 June, 1999)

SOUL TRAIN (Victoria Palace Theatre, London SW1; opened 22 June, 1999)

VARIATIONS ON A CONCIERTO BARROCO (Three Mills Island, London E3; opened 22 June, 1999)

VA YOMER. VA YELECH (Three Mills Island, London E3; opened 24 June, 1999)

BILLIE WHITELAW: AN EVENING WITH SAMUEL BECKETT (Queen Elizabeth Hall, London SE1; 27 June, 1999)

KATHAKALI KING LEAR (Shakespeare's Globe, London SE1; opened 6 July, 1999)

BT NATIONAL CONNECTIONS (Royal National Theatre [Olivier], London SE1; 12 July, 1999)

MRS BROWN'S LAST WEDDING (Lyric Hammersmith, London W6; opened 13 July, 1999)

LAST DANCE AT DUM DUM (New Ambassadors Theatre, London WC2; opened 14 July, 1999)

LIFE DURING WARTIME (Lyric Studio Hammersmith, London W6; opened 15 July, 1999)

THE RESIDENTS PLAY WORMWOOD (The Forum, London NW5; 19 July, 1999)

INSIGNIFICANCE (Minerva Studio, Chichester; opened 20 July, 1999)

PIETER-DIRK UYS in DEKAFFIRNATED (Tricycle Theatre, London NW6; opened 21 July, 1999)

MACBETH – DIRECTOR'S CUT (Purcell Room, London SE1; opened 27 July, 1999)

TIMON OF ATHENS (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon; opened 24 August, 1999)

EDINBURGH FRINGE THEATRE 1: Corpus Christi/Mr Dickens-Mr Shakespeare/On The Whole It's Been Jolly Good/The Curse Of Iain Banks/It's Not The End Of The World By Richard Herring/Ken Campbell/Cooking With Elvis (Various venues, Edinburgh; August, 1999)

EDINBURGH FRINGE THEATRE 2: Car/Gumboots/Cookin'/Passage/Whoredom/Like Candyfloss/The Nation's Favourite: The True Adventures Of Radio 1 (Various venues, Edinburgh; August, 1999)

EDINBURGH FRINGE THEATRE/COMEDY 3: Poppy Day/Brian Appleton's History Of Rock'n'Roll/Otis Lee Crenshaw/Dave Gorman's Better World/2:18 Underground/Wreck The Airline Barrier/Gentlemen Volunteers/Women Of Troy: 2099 (Various venues, Edinburgh; August, 1999)

FEUERGESICHT (FIREFACE) (Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh; opened 2 September, 1999)

MAINSTREAM (Bush Theatre, London W12; opened 10 September, 1999)

LADY WINDERMERE'S FAN (Salisbury Playhouse; opened 13 September, 1999)

A SAINT SHE AIN'T (Apollo Theatre, London W1; opened 22 September, 1999)

SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION (The Pit, London EC2; opened 22 September, 1999)

THE WEIR (Royal Court Theatre Downstairs at the Duke Of York's Theatre, London WC2; press night for new cast 29 September, 1999)

MACBETH (Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold; opened 5 October, 1999)

THE CHERRY ORCHARD (York Theatre Royal; opened 11 October, 1999)

SPEND SPEND SPEND (Piccadilly Theatre, London W1; opened 12 October, 1999)

WIDOWERS' HOUSES (Christ's Hospital School, Horsham/touring; opened 13 October, 1999)

REMEMBER THIS (Royal National Theatre (Lyttelton), London SE1; opened 15 October, 1999)

HYACINTH BLUE (Lyric Studio Hammersmith, London W6/touring; opened 18 October, 1999)

THE YOUNG IDEA (Chester Gateway Theatre; opened 19 October, 1999)

OUR LATE NIGHT (New Ambassadors Theatre, London WC2; opened 21 October, 1999)

BABY DOLL/SILENCE (Birmingham Rep; opened 22 October/14 October, 1999 respectively)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MISTER DEKA D (Lyric Studio Hammersmith, London W6; opened 10 November, 1999)

FAMILY VIEWING (King's Head Theatre, London N1; opened 11 November, 1999)

RESIDENT ALIEN (Bush Theatre, London W12; opened 12 November, 1999)

MACBETH (Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon; opened 16 November, 1999)

MARATHON (Gate Theatre, London W11; opened 19 November, 1999)

ANNA WEISS (Whitehall Theatre, London SW1; opened 22 November, 1999)

GLASGOW CITIZENS NOVEMBER OPENINGS: Death In Venice/Blood On the Thistle/Cavalcade (Citizens Theatre, Glasgow; opened 24-26 November, 1999)

BATS (Manchester Royal Exchange; opened 30 November, 1999)

BELFAST FESTIVAL 1: R And J/Romeo E Giulietta/Snow White (Biancaneve)/A Clockwork Orange/Waiting For Godot (Various venues, Belfast; November, 1999)

BELFAST FESTIVAL 2: Fallen Angels/Out Come The Bastards/The Cherry Orchard/The Wedding Community Play (Various venues, Belfast; November, 1999)

SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS (BAC [Battersea Arts Centre], London SW11; opened 1 December, 1999)

NATIVITY (Birmingham Rep; opened 6 December, 1999)

CHRISTMAS SHOWS 1: Big Trouble In The Little Bedroom (Hull Truck Theatre, Hull)/Sleeping Beauty (Oxford Playhouse) (December, 1999)

CHRISTMAS SHOWS 2: Puss In Blue Suede Boots(Liverpool Everyman)/Boogie Nights(Manchester Opera House) (December, 1999)

CHRISTMAS SHOWS 3: Hansel And Gretel(Lyric Hammersmith, London W6)/Hansel And Gretel (Bolton Octagon) (December, 1999)

CHRISTMAS SHOWS 4: Singin' In The Rain (West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds)/Charley's Aunt (Crucible Theatre, Sheffield) (December, 1999)

CHRISTMAS SHOWS 5: Robinson Crusoe(Palace Theatre, Watford/Jack And The Beanstalk (Bristol Old Vic)/Cinderella (Theatre Royal, Windsor) (December, 1999)

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