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Provincial Life
Breath of Life
The Aliens
Another Door Closed
Semper Dowland / Corridor
Small Change
Importance of Being Earnest
Look Back in Anger
The Voysey Inheritance
Epitaph for George Dillon
Days of Wine and Roses
Romeo and Juliet
Scenes from the Big Picture
Peter Gill Festival
York Realist
Radio plays
The Seagull
Friendly Fire
Certain Young Men
Mrs Klein
Tongue of a Bird
Cardiff East
A Patriot for Me
Uncle Vanya
New England
Way of the World
Juno and the Paycock
Marriage of Figaro
Harrison Birtwistle
Mean Tears
New Plays
Fool for Love, Lyric
Fool for Love
Venice Preserv'd
Tales from Hollywood
Small Change (1983)
Kick for Touch
Major Barbara
Danton's Death
Much Ado (1981)
Don Juan
Month in Country
Scrape off the Black
Julius Caesar
Measure for Measure
Cherry Orchard
Small Change (1976)
The Fool
As You Like It
Twelfth Night
Schwieger Tochter
Crete and Sgt Pepper
Duchess of Malfi
Hedda Gabler
Landscape, Silence
Sleepers' Den (1969)
Over Gardens Out
Much Ado (1969)
Life Price
Daughter-in-Law tour
Lawrence season
O'Flaherty VC
Crimes of Passion
Daughter-in-Law (1967)
The Soldier's Fortune
A Provincial Life
O'Flaherty VC
Ruffian on the Stair
Local Stigmatic
Albert Cobb
Collier's Friday Night
Sleepers' Den (1965)


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Peter Gill's productions

This page offers a menu into cast lists and other details of Peter Gill's productions.  See also the list of reviews, essays, notes, etc, from production programmes.


A Provincial Life
by Peter Gill, Sherman Cymru, Cardiff, 2012
The Breath of Life
by David Hare, Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, February 2011
The Aliens
by Annie Baker, The Bush Theatre, September 2010
Riverside Studios / Sky Arts, June 2010
Another Door Closed
by Peter Gill, Theatre Royal Bath, August 2009
Semper Dowland / The Corridor
Harrison Birtwistle double bill, Britten Studio, Snape, June 2009
Small Change
by Peter Gill, Donmar Warehouse, April 2008
The Importance of Being Earnest
by Oscar Wilde, Theatre Royal, Bath, September 2007-April 2008
by Patrick Hamilton, Old Vic, June 2007
Look Back in Anger
by John Osborne, Theatre Royal, Bath, August 2006
The Voysey Inheritance
by Harley Granville-Barker, National Theatre, Lyttleton, April 2006
Epitaph for George Dillon
by John Osborne and Anthony Creighton, Comedy Theatre, September 2005
Days of Wine and Roses
by JP Miller in a new version by Owen McCafferty, Donmar Warehouse, February 2005
Romeo and Juliet
by Shakespeare, RSC, April 2004
Scenes from the Big Picture
a new play by Owen McCafferty, Royal National Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre, April 2003
A Festival of Peter Gill's work at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, in June 2002
including revivals of Small Change, Kick for Touch, Mean Tears, and Friendly Fire and a premiere of a new play, after Wedekind, Original Sin
The Look Across The Eyes and Lovely Evening
A double bill of short plays by Peter Gill offering a portrayal of family life in post-war Cardiff.  BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Play, 16 November 2001
The York Realist
by Peter Gill, The English Touring Company, November 2001 - January 2002
by John Osborne, Royal National Theatre, Olivier Theatre, October 2001
A revival of David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow, with Mark Strong and Patrick Marber, directed by Peter Gill, New Ambassador Theatre, London, in March 2000.
The Seagull
by Anton Chekhov in a new translation by Peter Gill, directed by Adrian Noble.  Swan Theatre, 2000.


Friendly Fire
by Peter Gill.  Part of the BT National Connections season, March 1999.
Certain Young Men
by Peter Gill. Almeida, 1999.
Tongue of a Bird
by Ellen McLaughlin, The Almeida Theatre Company, 1997
Cardiff East
by Peter Gill. National Theatre, Cottesloe, 1997.  Also played in Cardiff.
The Cherry Orchard
by Anton Chekhov, in a version by Peter Gill.  Directed by Adrian Noble. Royal Shakespeare Company, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, June 1995
A Patriot for Me
by John Osborne. RSC, Barbican, October 1995
Uncle Vanya
by Chekhov, in a version by Frank McGuiness. Field Day Theatre Company, February 1995
New England
by Richard Nelson, Royal Shakespeare Company, The Pit, November 1994
The Way of the World
by William Congreve, Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, 1992


Juno and the Paycock
by Sean O'Casey, National Theatre, Lyttleton Theatre, 1989
Mrs Klein
by Nicholas Wright, National Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre, 1988
The Marriage of Figaro
by Mozart, Opera North, Leeds Grand Theatre, October 1987
Bow down, Down by the Greenwood Side
by Harrison Birtwhistle, Queen Elizabeth Hall, August 1987
Mean Tears
by Peter Gill. National Theatre, Cottesloe, 1987.
A nine-week festival of new plays
Cottesloe Theatre, 1985
Fool for Love
by Sam Shepard, Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, 1985
Fool for Love
by Sam Shepard, Cottesloe Theatre, 1984
Venice Preserv'd or a Plot Discovered
by Thomas Otway, Lyttleton Theatre, April 1984
by Sophocles, in a translation by C A Trypanis, Cottesloe Theatre, May 1984
Tales from Hollywood
by Christopher Hampton, National Theatre, Olivier Theatre, September 1983
Small Change
by Peter Gill. National Theatre, Cottesloe, 1983.
Kick for Touch
by Peter Gill. National Theatre, Cottesloe, 1983.
Major Barbara
by George Bernard Shaw, Lyttleton Theatre, 1982
Danton's Death
by Georg Büchner in a version by Howard Brenton. National Theatre, Olivier, 1982.
Much Ado About Nothing
by William Shakespeare, National Theatre, Olivier, 1981
Don Juan
by Molière, translated by John Fowles, Cottesloe, 1981
A Month in the Country
by Ivan Turgenev, translated by Isaiah Berlin, National Theatre, Olivier Theatre, 1981
Touch and Go
by D. H. Lawrence, directed by Peter Gill, part of Riverside's Theatre Studio/Play Readings, 23, 26 October 1980
Scrape Off the Black
by Tunde Ikoli, directed by Peter Gill, part of Plays Umbrella, Riverside Studios. August 1980
Julius Caesar
directed by Peter Gill.  Riverside Studios 21 May - 29 June 1980.


Measure for Measure
by William Shakespeare. Cast included: Michael Elphick, Helen Mirren, Riverside Studios, 15 May - 1 July 1979;
The Changeling
by Thomas Middleton & William Rowley, Riverside Studios, September 1978.
The Cherry Orchard
by Anton Chekhov, Riverside Studios, January 1978.
Small Change by Peter Gill
English Stage Company studio presentation at Riverside Studios: 8, 9, 15, 16 January 1977;
As You Like It
Peter Gill's Nottingham Playhouse Edinburgh Festival production, Riverside Studios, 30 September 1976.
Small Change
by Peter Gill. Royal Court Theatre, 1976.
The Fool
by Edward Bond.  Royal Court Theatre, 1975
As You Like It
by William Shakespeare. The Nottingham Playhouse, August 1975
by Michael Weller, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theater, February 1975, produced by Joseph Papp, cast includes Tommy Lee Jones
Twelfth Night
by William Shakespeare, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon, 1974
The Merry-Go-Round
by D H Lawrence, adapted by Peter Gill, Royal Court Theatre, November 1973
Die Schwieger Tochter
The Daughter-in-Law, by D.H. Lawrence, translated by G.K. Kemperdick, Schauspielhaus Bochum, November 1972
Crete and Sergeant Pepper
by John Antrobus, Royal Court Theatre, May 1972
The Duchess of Malfi
a tragedy by John Webster, Royal Court Theatre, 1971
by Shakeaspeare, Stratford Festival, Canada, 19th Season, 1971
Hedda Gabler
by Henrik Ibsen, Stratford Festival, Canada, 18th Season, 1970
Landscape and Silence
American Premiere of two new one-act plays by Harold Pinter.  Forum Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York, 1970.


The Sleepers' Den
by Peter Gill.  Royal Court Theatre, 1969
Over Gardens Out
by Peter Gill, Royal Court Theatre, 1969
Much Ado About Nothing
by William Shakespeare, The American Shakeapeare Festival, Stratford, Conn., 1969
Life Price
by Jeremy Seabrook and Michael O'Neil, Royal Court Theatre, January 1969
The Daughter-in-Law
by D.H. Lawrence. British Council Tour, October 1968
D.H. Lawrence
A season of his plays: A Collier's Friday Night (29 February), The Daughter-in-Law (7 March), and the Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd (14 March), at the Royal Court Theatre, 1968
O'Flaherty VC
by George Bernard Shaw. Tenth Vancouver Festival, July 1967
Crimes of Passion
The Ruffian on the Stair and The Erpingham Camp by Joe Orton, Royal Court Theatre, 1967
The Daughter-in-Law
by D.H. Lawrence, Royal Court Theatre, March 1967
The Soldier's Fortune
by Thomas Otway. Royal Court, January 1967
A Provincial Life
by Peter Gill, based on the story My Life by Chekhov. Royal Court, 1966
O'Flaherty VC
by George Bernard Shaw. Mermaid Theatre, September 1966
The Ruffian on the Stair
by Joe Orton. "Production Without Decor". Royal Court, 1966
The Local Stigmatic
by Heathcote Williams.  Production Without Decor. Royal Court, March and June 1966.  Also that year at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh.
Two premieres
The Dwarfs, by Harold Pinter and The Local Stigmatic by Heathcote Williams, Traverse Theatre Club, Edinburgh, March 1966
Wie redt Albert Cobb?
(Who'll Save the Plowboy?) by Frank D Gilroy.  NKT, Antwerp, November 1965
A Collier's Friday Night
by D.H. Lawrence. Production Without Decor. Royal Court Theatre, August, 1965
The Sleepers' Den
by Peter Gill.  Royal Court, 1965


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