NVT Archives

Production Listing


Here are our productions from 1990 to 1971


9 to 15 Dec The Haunted Through Lounge and Recessed Dining Nook at Farndale Castle by McGillivray & Zerlin Tony Brownings
28 Oct to 3 Nov A Scent of Flowers by James Saunders Hamilton Wilson
9 to 15 Sep The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams Ron Newman
5 to 11 Aug The Father by Strindberg/Osborne Reg Jinks
1 to 7 Jul Mary Barnes by David Edgar John Wilkinson
27 May to 2 Jun Holyoake by John Norman Nigel Sharpe
22 to 28 Apr Waters of the Moon by N C Hunter Beryl Passmore
11 to 17 Mar One of Us by Robin Chapman Derek Mason
21 to 27 Jan Time and Again by Alan Ayckbourn Pat Boxall
10 to16 Dec  Charley’s Aunt by Brandon Thomas  Anthony J Brownings
 22 to 28 Oct  Equus by Peter Shaffer  J. Wilkinson
 17 to 23 Sept  Once a Catholic by Mary O’Malley  
 6 to 12 Aug Say goodnight to Grandma by Colin Welland  
 9 to 15 July  The Golden Pathway Annual by John Harding & John Burrows  Nigel Sharpe
 11 to 17 June   Curtains by Stephen Bill  
 14 to 20 May  Road by Jim Cartright  Tony Brownings
 16 to 22 April  A View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller  Ronald Newman
 5 to 11 Mar  Laugh? I nearly went to Miami by Miles Tredinnick  
 22 to 28 Jan  Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead by Tom Stoppard  John Wilkinson
 11 to 17 Dec  Confusions by Alan Ayckbourn  
13 to 19 Nov Macbeth by William Shakespeare Pat Boxall
9 to 15 Oct Shakers by John Godber Kate Brownings
11 to 17 Sep Veronica’s Room by Ira Levin  
7 to 13 Aug Breaking the Silence by Steven Poliakoff  
17 to 23 July Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer ( P.Woods) Nigel Sharpe
26 Jun to 2 Jul The Gingerbread Lady by Neil Simon Ian Middleton
15 to 21 May Before Dawn & The Browning Version by Terence Rattigan Tony Loveless
3 to 9 Apr The Farndale Ave Housing Estate Townswomens Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery by McGillivray & Zerlin John Wilkinson
13 to 19 Mar The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt Brecht Richard McKendrick
21 to 27 Feb When the Wind Blows by Raymond Briggs Reg Jinks
10 to 16 Jan Lion in Winter by Ronald Newman  
13 to 19 Dec  Christmas Bells by A Festive Tapestry  Derek Mason
15 to 22 Nov Children of a Lesser God by Mark Medoff Tony Brownings
27 Sep to 3 Oct Present Laughter by Noel Coward Tony Loveless
9 to 15 Aug Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen Reg Jinks
28 Jun to 4 July The Understanding by Angela Huth Ian Middleton
17 to 23 May The Mating Game by Robin Hawdon  
5 to 11 April Pack of Lies by Hugh Whitemore Reg Jinks
8 to 14 Mar West by Stephen Berkoff Nigel Sharpe
15 to 21 Feb Agnes of God by John Pielmeier Tony Loveless
11 to 17 Jan As you Like It by William Shakespeare Derek Mason
 23 to 29 Nov  Wait until Dark by Frederick Knott  
19 to 25 Oct Masterpieces by Sarah Daniels Pat Boxall
21 to 27 Sept The Sunshine Boys by Neil Simon  
10 to 16 Aug Stevie by Hugh Whitemore Reg Jinks
6 to 12 July The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde Vincent Worth
25 to 31 May Same time next year by Bernard Slade  
9 to 11 May NVT Review  
20 to 26 April Dead Ringer by Charles Ross  
9 to 15 Mar A Bedfull of Foreigners by Dave Freeman  
26 Jan to 1 Feb Brimstone and Treacle by Dennis Potter Tony Brownings
15 to 21 Dec On Golden Pond by Ernest Thompson Tony Loveless
3 to 10 Nov The Accrington Pals by Peter Whelan Ian Middleton
22 to 28 Sept The Dresser by Ronald Harwood Nigel Sharpe
13 to 18 Aug Dangerous Corner by J B Priestley Ian Middleton
9 to 14 July Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime by Constance Cox Tony Loveless
28 May to 2 Jun Betrayal by Harold Pinter  
16 to 21 Apr Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier Ronald Newman
5 to 10 Mar Happy Family by Giles Cooper  
29 Jan to 3 Feb A Delicate Balance by Edward Albee Tony Loveless
18 to 23 Dec Not now Darling by Ray Cooney & John Chapman Nigel Sharpe
6 to 11 Nov Rose by Andrew Davies Jean Francis
2 to 7 Oct Educating Rita by Willy Russell John Griffiths
21 to 26 Aug Joking Apart to Alan Ayckbourn Tony Loveless
17 to 22 Jul The Gentle Hook by Francis Durbridge  
12 to 17 Jun When we are Married by J B Priestley John Griffiths
1 to 6 May Whose Life is it Anyway by Brian Clark Derek Mason
27 Mar to 1 Apr Big Bad Mouse by P King & F Cary Reg Jinks
21 to 26 Feb The Caretaker by Harold Pinter Ian Middleton
17 to 22 Jan The Entertainer by John Osborne Tony Brownings
16 to 18 Dec Christmas Anthology  
29 Nov to 4 Dec Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller Tony Brownings
11 to 16 Oct Boeing Boeing by Marc Camolletti & Beverly Cross Tony Loveless
23 to 28 Aug Hay Fever by Noel Coward Nigel Sharpe
19 to 24 Jul Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee Tony Loveless
14 to 19 Jun The House by the Lake by Hugh Mills Tony Allen
10 to 15 May Home by David Storey  
5 to 10 Apr Spring at Marino by Constance Cox Reg Jinks
1 to 6 Mar Notes on a Love Affair by Frank Marcus Derek Mason
18 to 23 Jan Arsenic & Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring Tony Brownings
17 to 19 Dec A Christmas Anthology Derek Mason
30 Nov to 5 Dec Six for the Charleston by Barry H Hillman Ian Middleton
19 to 24 Oct Suddenly at Home by Francis Durbridge Ian Middleton
14 to 19 Sep Bedroom Farce by Alan Ayckbourn Ronald Newman
10 to 15 Aug A Man about the House by John Perry Tony Loveless
29 Jun to 4 Jul A Man for all Seasons by Robert Bolt Tony Loveless
11 to 16 May Clouds by Michael Frayn Ian Middleton
16 to 18 Apr L’Amante Anglais by Marguerite Duras Barry Leahy
23 to 28 Mar Shut your Eyes and Think of England by J Chapman & A Marriott Tony Brownings
2 to 7 Feb Rain by J Colton & C Randolph Derek Mason
8 to 10 Jan Sound and Vision (a Revue) Peter Meekings
15 to 20 Dec The passing of the Third floor back by Jerome K Jerome Barry Leahy
3 to 8 Nov Look back in Anger by John Osborne Tony Allen
22 to 27 Sep Filumena by Eduardo de Filippo Ronald Newman
11 to 16 Aug The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter Ian Middleton
17 to 19 Jul In praise of Love by Terence Rattigan Tony Loveless
23 to 28 Jun Ten Times Table by Alan Ayckbourn Eileen Miller & Tony Allen
5 to 10 May Shock by Brian Clemens Tony Allen
17 to 22 Mar And so to bed by J B Fagan Rosalind Smith
3 to 8 Feb And a little love besides by Alan Plater Derek Mason
16 to 18 Jan Abigail’s Party by Mike Leigh Roz Smith
16 to 21 Dec A Christmas Carol by Dickens Granville Williams
11 to 16 Nov The Family Reunion by T S Eliot Barry Leahy
30 Sep to 5 Oct Move over Mrs Markham by Ray Cooney & John Chapman Tony Loveless
19 to 24 Aug Noah by Andre Obey  
8 to 13 Jul The Disorderly Women by John Bowen Derek Mason
27 May to 1 Jun The Edge of darkness by Brian Clemens Ronald Newman
25 to 27 Apr Tearoom with a fan by Jerome Piercy Jerome Piercy
8 to 13 Apr The Bells of Hel by John Mortimer Sheelagh Baker
19 to 24 Feb Alphabetical Order by Michael Frayn Rosalind Smith
11 to 13 Jan Village Wooing by GS Shaw & La Musica Marguerite Duras
18 to 23 Dec A Christmas Anthology  
13 to 18 Nov The Engagement by Fred Partridge Derek Mason
25 to 30 Sep On Monday Next by Philip King Jerome Piercy
7 to 12 Aug Mr Kettle and Mrs Moon by J B Priestley Derek Mason
13 to 15 Jul Images of Childhood - Anthology  
26 Jun to 1 Jun Rookery Nook by Ben Travers Roz Smith
1 to 3 Jun The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams Ron Newman
15 to 20 May Lloyd George knew my Father by W .Douglas Home Constance Cox
27 to 29 Apr Old Tyme Music Hall Granville Williams
3 to 8 Apr A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare Granville Williams
20 to 25 Feb Getting On by Alan Bennett Rosalind Smith
26 to 28 Jan Entertaining Mr Sloane by Joe Orton Granville Williams
8 to 14 Jan Virgin Blood by J Piercy & R Jones Jerome Piercy
15 to 17 Dec A Christmas Anthology Rosalind Smith
14 to 19 Nov The Lady’s not for Burning by Christopher Fry  
3 to 8 Oct Absent Friends by Alan Ayckbourn Eileen Miller
1 to 3 Sep The Musical Toadstool Show Brenda Mason
15 to 20 Aug Yellow Sands by E &A Philpots Rosalind Smith
27 Jun to 2 Jul Quality Street by JM Barrie Granville Williams
3 to 4 Jun World War 1 - An Anthology Barry Leahy
16 to 21 May Habeas Corpus by Alan Bennett Rosalind Smith
4 to 9 Apr Wings of the Dove by Christopher Taylor Brenda Mason
3 to 5 Mar Music Hall Granville Williams
14 to 19 Feb Robin Redbreast by John Bowen Derek Mason
3 to 8 Jan Spell of Virtue by CN Gattey & Z Bramley Moore  
16 to 18 Dec Christmas Anthology  
15 to 20 Nov The Restless Evil by Charlotte Hastings Roz Smith
22 Oct Photographic Evening  
4 to 9 Oct Lysistrata by Aristophenes Granville Williams
16 to 17 Sep Review 77 John Griffiths
16 to 21 Aug I have been here before by J B Priestley  
5 to 10 Jul The Crucible by Arthur Miller  
24 to 29 May The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard / Squat Betty by Keith Waterhouse & Willis Hall Granville Williams & Roz Smith
12 to 17 Apr Gigi by Colette and Anita Loos Ronald Newman
22 to 27 Feb Dutch Uncle by Simon Gray Roz Smith
11 to 16 Jan The Tempest by William Shakespeare Granville Williams
16 to 21 Nov Night Watch by Lucille Fletcher  
28 Sep to 3 Oct The Ghost Train by Arnold Ridley Derek Mason
10 to 15 Aug Out of the Crocodile by Giles Cooper Roz Smith
4 to 9 May Come as you Are by John Mortimer Patricia Penney
15 to 22 Mar Son of Man by Dennis Potter Derek Mason
27 Jan to 2 Feb Killing of Sister George by Frank Marcus Patricia Penney
9 to 14 Dec Who Killed Santa Claus by Terence Feeley Ian Middleton
28 Oct to 2 Nov Dandy Dick by A.W. Pinero Derek Mason
2 to 7 Sep Butterflies are Free by Leonard Gershe  
29 Jul to 3 Aug I Have Five Daughters by Marg. McNamara Ian Middleton
10 to 15 Jun After My Fashion by Diana Morgan Ray Lacey
22 to 27 Apr Deep Water by A Graham Phillips Ronald Newman
4 to 9 Mar Double Bill - The Boy with a Cart by Christopher Fry / Overuled by GB Shaw Patricia Penny & Margaret Corbin
21 to 26 Jan  One Way Pendulum by N F Simpson  Granville Williams
3 to 8 Dec  The Sleeping Prince by Terence Rattigan  
22 to 27 Oct Shadow of the Gun by Maurice McLoughlin  
10 to 15 Sep The Eagle with Two Heads by Jean Cocteau  
16 to 21 Jul Patricia’s Seven Houses by Lajos Biro A Graham Phillips & Ian Middleton
4 to 9 June So Many Children by Gerald Savory Kay Alexander
23 to 28 April Badgers Green by R C Sherriff Granville Williams
5 to 10 Mar Mrs. Warren’s Profession by G B Shaw Granville Williams
22 to 27 Jan Summertime by Ugo Betti A Graham Phillips
4 to 9 Dec The Peacocks must Go by Dennis Driscoll A Graham Phillips
23 to 28 Oct The Tender Trap by Max Shulman & RP Smith Ronald Newman
11 to 16 Sep Mandragola by Niccolo Machiavelli Granville Williams
30 Jul to 5 Aug The Three Daughters of M. Dupont A Graham Phillips
18 to 24 Jun Chase me Comrade by Ray Cooney Ian Middleton
7 to 13 May Faithfully Yours by Sergio Pugliese A Graham Phillips
26 Mar to 1 Apr Duet for Two Hands by Mary Hayley Bell Ronald Newman
12 to 18 Feb The Cactus Garden by David Campton A Graham Phillips
8 to 14 Jan Anthony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare A Graham Phillips
20 to 26 Nov  Murder for Asking by Derek Benfield Ian Middleton
9 to 15 Oct The Complaisant Lover by Graham Greene A Graham Phillips 
16 to 22 Aug Enter a Free Man by Tom Stoppard A Graham Phillips
5 to 11 Jul The Witch of Endor by Val Rieke A Graham Phillips
17 to 23 May Come Blow your Horn by Neil Simon Ronald Newman
8 to 13 May The Life and Death of Almost Everybody by David Campton A Graham Phillips
5 to 11 Apr Cupid Rampant by Percy Corry & A Phoenix Too Frequent by Ch. Fry Ian Middleton
16 to 22 Feb The Pillars of Society by Henrik Ibsen A Graham Phillips
29 Dec to 4 Jan My Three Angels by S and B Spewak Patricia Penney
17 to 23 Nov Mademoiselle  
29 Sep to 5 Oct Leave it to Dinah by Freddie Esbester  
11 to 17 Aug The Lion in Winter by James Goldman Ronald Newman
30 Jun to 6 Jul The Life I gave you by Luigi Pirandello A Graham Phillips
19 to 25 May The Anniversary by Bill MacIlwraith Ian Middleton
Mar to Apr Theatreview by A. Graham Phillips A. Graham Phillips
6 to 12 Jan Holy Isle by James Bridie A. Graham Phillips







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