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Old August 13th 12, 03:30 PM posted to rec.collecting,uk.adverts.other,uk.local.london
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Default theatre programmes and related stuff for sale

I've just come into possession of a large collection of theatre
programmes and related material, some of it very rare, most in good
condition. I will be donating some to an archive but there is some
stuff that it duplicated and other that might be of some value. Below
is the list. All legal and above board and can be vouched for. Anyone
interested I can be contacted at a_baron[at]btinternet.com

Two scripts

The New Avengers - July 19, 1976 - includes deleted scenes
"First Episode" by Terrence Rattigan - a script - Rattigan died
November 1977


Cambridge, official guide, undated - 35p - good condition

1951 Festival of Britain, South Bank Exhibition, guide, 2/6 - in a
bag, good condition
1951 Festival of Britain Exhibition programme, 2 shilling, good
The Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Park, Festival of Britain guide, 1951,
in a bag, fair condition
The Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Approved Souvenir
Programme, 2/6 - two copies
The Wedding of Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth Souvenir
Programme, 2/6, 1947
The Wedding of Princess Margaret, May 1960
Loch Lomond Bear Park pamphlet, modern, 15p with colour photographs
Borough of Luton, Visit of the Prince of Wales, 1926 - offical
programme, 3d - fair condition
The Old Bailey, pamphlet by the Corporation of London, 40p, undated,
good condition
Souvenir of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police, Canada, pamphlet,
1910, with photographs - fair condition
Royal Wedding official programmes - 1981 - two copies; 1986, one copy


Charterhouse - A Choral Thanksgiving for the Completion of the
Memorial Chapel, July 7, 1957 - four pages - two copies - fair quality
The New Jollidays Bandstand Community Song Sheet, 2d - Luton, 3
copies, not great condition
The New Jolidays Bandstand programme, Luton, Sunday July 9, 1944 - two
copies; July 16, one copy - single sheets, 2d, passable quality
The Form and Order of Service for Luton Secondary School, September
19, 1954 - three copies - decent quality
The Form and Order of the Presentation re Luton Grammar School, March
30, 1949 - good quality
Charterhouse Carol Service, undated c1970s?
Royal Army Educational Corps, Service of Dedication, undated, 1950s?
Covent Garden, 25 years of Opera and Ballet - an admission for two to
the Victoria and Albert Museum, undated
A menu/invitation card from the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre
Restaurant, Stratford-upon-Avon, January 5, 1956
Card advertising the Royal College of Arts Degree Show, 1973
Old Lutonians' Club 20th Annual Dinner, 1950 - card/menu
Old Lutonians' Club 21st Annual Dinner, 1951 - card/menu
Old Lutonians' Club 22nd Annual Dinner, 1952 - card/menu
Old Lutonians' Club 23rd Annual Dinner, 1953 - card/menu
St Paul's Cathedral - July 6, 1952 - Order of Service - one piece of
Winchester Cathedral - April 23, 1959 - Order of Service - one piece
of paper
162 Infantry Brigade (T.A.) Summer Camp, 1955 - Order of Service for
WHITSUNDAY - one piece of paper - a bit tatty
Luton Parish Church - Programme of Music October 1949-May 1950 - one
piece of paper
Luton Parish Church - Choir Festival for Wednesday, November 9 - one
shilling - one piece of paper c1970s?
A Service For Use On Empire Youth Day - 29th May 1949 - 2 copies -
both a bit tatty - Church of England
The Parish Church of St Mary Luton - The Passion According To St
Matthew, March 14, 1951 - two pieces of paper - good condition
Diocese of St Albans - Pilgrimage of Youth - Easter Monday, April 10,
1944 - 8 pages - good condition
Empire Youth Sunday - A Call To Endeavour - undated - 1940s? a bit
A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols - St Marys, Luton, 1949
University of Nottingham - Festival of Lessons and Carols - December
6, 1950


Luton Parish Church, March 22, - one shilling, two pieces of paper,
2nd one is Bach's "Passion" (St. Luke)
Luton Parish Church, Luton Choral Society - Song of Thanksgiving -
February 15, 1950 - 2 shillings - decent condition
ENSA Symphony Concert For War Workers B.B.C. Symphony Orchester,
August 23 - undated but apparently WWII - 4 pages, good condition
St Thomas's Church, Stopsley, Sale of Work & Fete - June 28, 1947 -
one piece of paper
The Salvation Army Temple, Park St, Luton - A Grand Unique programme -
flyer, undated, 1950s?
St Andrew's Church, Luton, Annual Garden Party, programme, 6d, June
30, 1945, 4 page flyer
St Andrew's Church, Luton, Annual Garden Party, programme, 3d,
undated, 4 page flyer - pre-1945?
St Andrew's Church, Luton, Social Committee, one piece of paper,
undated, c1940s?
County Junior & Colts Championship, May 27, 1944, 3d - 4 pages, a bit
browned but decent condition
Chelsea Boys Club v Pollards Hill FC, Cup Final, April 27, 1978,
programme, 2 pages A4
Official Programme of the Victory Celebrations, June 8, 1946 - 2d,
good condition, in a bag


Radio City Music Hall Entertainment Center Manhattan Showboat, Vol 1,
No 6, July/August 1980, includes a flyer
Charterhouse Carol Service, 1973, pamphlet
Show Time, Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth, programme, 1 shilling, June
15, 1967 for the season, good condition
The closest some will ever get to heaven - flyer for the World Trade
Center - pre-September 11, 2001!
London Theatre Guide May 4-May 9, 1959 - a flyer - good condition
Guide to Las Vegas Shows - flyer - undated, 1980s?
New York Subway Guide, undated c1980s?


Hamlet, Phoenix Theatre, December 1955
Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty, undated full colour cinema guide
Cinemiracle, Windjammer, Odeon Theatre, c1950s
Welwyn Drama Festival, 1953
The Long Memory, 1953, with a leaflet insert, Leicester Square Theatre
London's Festival Ballet, Summer 1959
The Old Vic Theatre Company, 1949-50 - decent condition
The Phantom Of The Opera - very recent
Rijksmuseum Vincent van Gogh Amsterdam Guide to the collection of
paintings - 1979 edition
The Elder Statesman, Cambridge Theatre - free programme, 1958
The Coronation Celebrations Borough of Luton, Official Souvenir
Handbook, 1953 - good condition
Bertram Mills Circus, Olympia, London Season 1946-7
Blackpool Tower Circus, 1951 International Summer Season Programme
British Film Festival National Film Award 1948 & 1949, both in decent
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre 1953 programme King Richard III
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre 1953 programme The Merchant Of Venice
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre 1953 programme Antony And Cleopatra
Shakespeare Memorial Theatre 1953 programme The Tragedy Of King Lear
Cavalcade of Music and Melody April 12, 1947 - by Mark Hambourg, 4
pages, an autographed copy
Grand Concert in aid of the Printers' Pension Corporation, c1950, Tom
Jenkins has autographed his photo on page 6
The Tempest - 4 pages, put on by The Cedars School
National Film Theatre Programme, 1961, 6d
British Film Festival programmed 1950, includes enclosure, a ballot
The York Cycle Of Mystery Plays, 1954
Blue Rhapsody, Luton Girls Choir at Eastbourne, 1950
Luton Girls Choir at Bournemouth, 1951, Harold Fielding, 4 pages,
David Whitfield at the Floral Hall, Scarborough, August 1954, 4 pages,
delicate, autographed on front by Winifred Davey and another
The Luton Girls Choir, 8 pages, 1950 concert
Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, January 11, 1951, 4 pages
Pavilion Sandown, Isle of Wight, 6d, c1950s
An 18th Century Costume Ball, December 1952, RADA, 4 pages
RNA Reunion, Royal Festival Hall, 1951
Quaint Dog Show and Carity Fete, The Round Table of Luton, 1951,
printed on poor quality paper
Luton Girls Choir Gala Rhapsody, October 29, 1967 - two copies
Luton Girls Choir Gala Rhapsody, November 21, 1971 - two copies
The Judy Garland Show programme, 1957 - two copies
A Dolls House - 1990 season, Translated by Christopher Hampton
An Evening Of Organ Music, Royal Festival Hall, March 1980 - includes
a leaflet insert, organ recitals
Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - London Palladium
The Trackers Of Oxyrhynchus, Royal National Theatre, includes leaflet
The School For Scandal, Royal National Theatre, c1990s
Peer Gynt, Royal National Theatre, c1990s
The Pajama Game, Autumn 1999
Miss Saigon, Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, c1990s
The Romans In Britain - undated, includes a leaflet about the play
BBC Proms 1994
Showboat, recent, corner turned up
Royal Opera House Covent Garden, On Dine, November 5, 1958 - excellent
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall, September 1999-June
Roar Like A Dove, 1957
Horseshoe Theatre Company, Autumn 1989-Spring 1990 programme


Books and pamphlets:

Europe 84 - January/February 1984 (magazine)
Ellis Island: The Official Souvenir Guide - c1990 - pamphlet
The Greek Myths - Robert Graves - two volume boxed set
Proms 79 - a pamphlet
History of British Dinky Toys 1934-1964 - loose pages
Falkland Palace by Sir Iain Moncreiffe
The Wernher Collection, Luton Hoo
City Of Bath, Official Guide Book 1972
Stroke Line and Figure - Gimpel Fils, 1983 (exhibition)
The Royal House Of Stewart, pamphlet by Scottish National Portrait
Gallery, 1970 edition

Law And Morals - Simon Lee


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