Gate Theatre [.] Tel: 44045 [.] Lord Longford presents 'An Italian Straw Hat' by Labiche and Marc Michel ;
Adapted by Thomas Walton [.] Produced by Gerald Pringle [.] Tuesday, 7th October, 1941, and nightly at 8 [p.m.]....
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Playbill featuring logo at top left of sheet of Longford Productions [an illustration of an Elizabethan playhouse, similar to the thrust stage of the Swan Theatre, Southwark with three players on it, the building surmounted with the initials "LP"] printed by Corrigan & Wilson, Ltd., Printers, 13 Sackville Place, Dublin in bright blue ink on cream coloured card. Text continues: "Matinees Saturday at 2.30 (No performances on Sunday or Monday) [.] Prices - 3/6, 2/-, 1/- (Reserved) and 9d. (Unreserved). Next production: The Devil's Disciple by George Bernard Shaw". The Longfords [Christine Pakenham (neé Trew), Countess of Longford and her husband Edward Pakenham, the elder son of the Earl of Longford], worked with Edwards-Mac Liammoir at the Gate Theatre from 1931-1936; following a disagreement, they founded Longford Productions which produced 151 plays at the Gate Theatre during their 24 years of existence.
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[Dublin : Gate Theatre], 1941.
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 sheet ; ill., 26 x 32.3 cm.
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