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The White Devil - Professional Productions

1935 - The Phoenix Society

performed at St Martin's Theatre, London; 17 March 1935; reviewed in

1947 - Duchess Theatre, London

directed by Michael Benthall at the Duchess Theatre, London; opened on 6 March 1947

1961 - The Vic-Wells Association

directed by Peter Ellis at the Old Vic, London; opened on 5 March 1961

Reviewed by: Peter Roberts, Plays and Players, April 1961, 17

1965 - The Oxford Playhouse

summer 1965

1968 - the Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh

directed by Richard Eyre, March 1968

1969 - the Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

directed by John Russell Brown; 30 April - 17 May 1969

1969 - The Stables Company, Manchester

October 1969

1969 - The National Theatre Company

directed by Frank Dunlop at the Old Vic, London; opened on 13 November 1969

The White Devil 1969 

Geraldine McEwan as Vittoria Corombona (1969) - from www.geraldinemcewan.com

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1971 - the Glasgow Citizens' Company

directed by Philip Prowse at the Glasgow Citizens' Theatre; opened on 20 August 1971

1973 - the Victoria Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

directed by Bob Eaton; opened on 20 March 1973

1975 - the Nottingham Playhouse

directed by Richard Eyre, 15 May- 5 June, 1975

Reviewed by: G. K. Hunter, RORD, 18 (1975), 65-6

1976 - Bullfinch Productions

directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg, in an adaptation by Edward Bond at the Old Vic;

opened on 12 July 1976; reviewed in

1977 - The Old Vic Company

at the Old Vic, September - November 1976

Reviewed in: Plays and Players, February 1977, 14-5

1980 - Contact Theatre Company

directed by Richard Williams at the Univeristy Theatre, Manchester; 10 September - 4 October 1980

Reviewed by: Ned Chaillet, The Times, 18 September 1980 and R. V. Holdsworth, RORD, 23 (1980), 69-70

1981 - Cockpit Theatre Company

directed by John Wiles at the Cockpit; 14-23 May 1981

1981 - Abacus Company

at the Lodge, Cannongate, Edinburgh; 17-29 August, 1981

1981 - Anvil Theatre Company

directed by Gordon McDougal at the Oxford Playhouse, 2-14 November 1981

Reviewed by: Roland Wymer, RORD, 26 (1983), 96-7

1983 - Bristol Old Vic Company

directed by John McMurray at the Theatre Royal, Bristol; 9 February-5 March 1983

Reviewed by: Anthony Masters, 'An Infernal Glow', The Times, 14 February 1983

1984 - the Glasgow Citizens' Company

directed by Philip Prowse at the Greenwich Theatre, London; 1 February - 10 March 1984

Reviewed in: The Financial Times, 2 February 1984

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1991 - The National Theatre Company

directed by Philip Prowse at the Olivier Theatre, National Theatre, London; opened on 8 June 1991

More on this production: photographs, review headlines, Michael Billington, 'Devil with both feet in the grave ', The Guardian, 20 June 1991 

1996 - the Royal Shakespeare Company 

directed by Gale Edwards at the Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, press night 26 April 1996; transferred to the Pit, London on 7 January 1997

Gale Edwards went on to direct The White Devil at the Theatre Royal, Sydney; 18 August-13 September 2000, in a Sydney Theatre Company/Olympic Arts Festival co-production.

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1999 - Loose Canon Theatre Company

directed by Jason Byrne at the Mint, Dublin; 25 January - 13 February 1999

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1999 - *Leicester Haymarket

directed by Paul Gaffney; 9 April - 1 May 1999

2000 - *Lyric Theatre Hammersmith

directed by Philip Franks; 7 September - 28 October 2000; reviewed by: Rhoda Koenig, The Independent, 23 September 2000

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2002 - Galleon Theatre Company

directed by Simon Bell at the Greenwich Playhouse; May 2002

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2003 - Mercury Theatre Company

directed by David Hunt at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester; 24 April - 10 May 2003