Theatre Notebook Index: vols 41-64 (P)

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Pablo Fanque's Circus 63 133, 63 134
Pack, George 42 24, 43 77, 50 140, 51 46
Packer, Mr 55 101
Paddick, William 64 74­5
Padlock, The 44 10, 61 160
Padouana, Signora Violette 49 15, 49 76, 49 79
Paganini, Niccolò 61 148
Page, Anthony 64 63, 64 168
Pageant of Great Women, A (Hamilton) 42 128, 45 134­5, 45 137, 49 99­102
pageants 49 93, 57 138, 63 58­9
Paget, Derek, (R) 62 175­6
Paice, Eric 56 179
Paid in Full (Miller) 61 107
Paignton, Torbay cinema 44 55, 44 57
Pain, James, Last Days of Pompeii 50 119­20
paint for racial representations 61 2­11
Painting, Norman 60 180
paintings
    backstage at Covent Garden 51 166­9
    colonial America 64 83­5
    colour reproductions 62 2­3
    Downfall of Shakespeare on a modern stage, The 62 20­58
    Garrick Club 50 176, 51 175­6
    Grand Harmonic Hall, Southwark 53 67
    Herkomer's 62 126, 62 130, 62 132, 62 136
    tableaux vivants 63 151­79
    see also portraits
Paisible, James 45 19­20
Paisley, Scotland 53 75
Pajama Game, The (Bissell) 57 41
Palace Cinema, Thetford 63 181
Palace Theatre
    archives 46 105­6, 55 47
    centenary 46 105­6
    dancers 55 101­2
    Newcastle-upon-Tyne 58 92
    programmes 56 22, 56 53, 56 66­7
    see also individual places
Palace Theatre of Varieties 48 78­82
    tableaux vivants 63 151­79
Palestine 57 25, 57 40
Pall Mall Budget 59 132
Palladio 54 21
Palladium Theatre 55 47
Pálmay, Ilka 55 146­58, 55 151
Palmer, John 41 84, 41 85, 41 135, 43 50­7, 50 144
    Bath Theatre 46 121
    on one-act plays 48 77, 48 80
Palmer, John (18c. actor) 44 11, 60 34
Palmerston, Lord 56 119­20
Palms, Miss (actress) 51 49, 51 50
Pan and Syrinx (Theobald) 49 169
Panecia 58 53
panorama showmen 50 117
panoramas 43 91­2, 58 119, 58 127­8
Pantheon Theatre 42 68­9, 55 100, 62 25
pantomime 57 29
    book reviewed 60 58­9
    Captain Cook craze 56 159, 56 163, 56 165, 56 167­8
    Collette in 63 23, 63 24
    Cox's manuscript account 53 58
    eighteenth century 45 55­84
    Fisher family 56 71
    Glasgow, Queen's Theatre 53 83, 53 84
    glossary of terms used 51 177
    Hull, Queen's Theatre 60 166­7, 60 169
    Jack Sheppard plays 54 102
    Moor Street Adelphi 63 132, 63 134­7, 63 139­46
    Nash in 64 29­30
    Nottingham Theatre Royal 60 98­116, 60 101, 60 105, 60 107, 60 110, 60 112­13
    Royalty Theatre 60 34
    Simla A.D.C. 62 107
    S.T.R. pamphlet 42 135
    turn-ups 56 78
    Victorian 64 50
Panzani, Serafino 48 49
paper tickets 46 160, 46 161
'papering the house' 63 103
Paphnutius (Hroswitha) 45 135
Papiertheater 44 98
'Paradise Garden' (clockwork puppet show) 52 102
Parasitaster: or, the Fawn (Marston) 55 126
Paris
    1860s theatre 43 21­2, 43 59
    Captain Cook craze 56 163, 56 165
    circus 58 161, 58 164
    Faulkner collection 54 55
    ghost effects 43 21­2
    Hippodrome 62 149, 62 158
    International Exhibition, 1878  62 149
    Opera House for the People 62 149, 62 149, 62 151
    spectaculars 47 82­3
    Théâtre de l'Amibgu 43 22, 43 59
    Théâtre du Marais 53 127­45, 55 24­37, 55 26­31
    Trocadéro 62 149
Park, Bertram 63 55
Park Theatre, New York 54 148, 58 129
Parker, L.N., Bugle Call, The 62 90, 62 112, 62 115
Parker, Lottie Blair, Way Down East 51 55
Parker, Louis N. 59 132
Parker, Mrs (actress) 50 140
Parkes, Robert Boyer 59 8, 59 10, 59 12, 59 16
Parkinson, John 58 80­3
Parnell, David 51 131
Parr, Anthony, The Staple of News 45 154­6
Parry, Emma 47 107, 47 110
Parry, Freda 50 54
Parry, John 47 109
Parry, William 57 144, 57 146, 57 154
Parsons, Florence May Wilson 63 85
Partridge, J. Bernard 46 66, 46 67, 50 109
parts, rights to/rights to refuse 63 93, 63 107
Party Spirit, The 57 29
Pascal, Julia 60 180
Pascal Theatre Company 62 170
Passing Cloud, The (Prinsep) 62 82
'passing over the stage' 46 78­85, 46 90
Passio Sancti Eadmundi (narrative) 48 90, 48 92
Passion for Performance, A: Sarah Siddons and Her Portraits (Asleson) 54 124­5
Passion Play II (N-Town) 45 117
Passion plays 52 99
Passion, Poison and Petrification (Shaw) 57 11, 57 14
Passionate Lovers, The 46 79
passions in acting style 41 128­39
Pastor Fido (Settle) 47 150, 51 44
Patch, Blanche 57 13, 57 16
patents 58 126
    1801-1900  51 55, 51 170
    abolition 1843  56 129­30
    actors' disputes 63 92­125
    books reviewed 63 188
    Covent Garden and Drury Lane 49 80­1, 49 82, 64 58­81
    Dando's stage machinery 63 153, 63 158, 63 160­1, 63 162­3, 63 171­6
    Elizabethan touring companies 52 123­4
    Kilanyi's stage machinery 63 154, 63 155
    Rich's will 64 18­19, 64 23, 64 24, 64 25­6
Patient Grissil (Dekker) 55 61, 56 90
Paton, Mary Ann 54 146, 54 148­9
Patriot for Me, A (Osborne) 58 36, 59 104
patronage
    Court's 58 126
    female 44 45­7
    Goldsmith's Company 56 4­9
    John Lewis Partnership's 53 48­56
    of Kean by Queen Victoria 56 117
    travelling players 58 48­70
patter 54 133, 54 136
Patterns of Divine Comedy: A Study of Medieval English Drama (Jack) 44 93­5
Patterson, Michael, Strategies of Political Theatre: Post-war British Playwrights 58 43
Paul, H.M., Merrifield's Ghost 56 25
Paul, Mrs Howard 50 155
Paul Pry 53 24
Paul Shelving (1888-1968) Stage Designs (Sidey) 41 142
Paul The Pilot 54 116
Paul and Virginia 54 149
Pauline (Oxenford) 58 127
Pauline the Pirate (Pitt) 52 33
Paul's see Children of St. Paul's; St. Paul's
Paumier, Mun Noble 61 35
Paver (Pavor), Daisy 55 101
Pavey, Salomon (Salathiel) 45 125, 55 124
Pavilion Theatre, Whitechapel 50 154, 53 45, 54 57, 54 101
    book reviewed 56 132­3
    Dibdin Pitt 52 25, 52 30
Pavlova, Anna 47 105, 53 177
Paxton, Sydney 41 116
Payable on Demand (Taylor) 48 165, 48 169
payments
    greenbacks 61 82
    travelling players 58 51­3, 58 64­6
    see also salaries
Payne's Clari 54 149
Payne, Ben Iden 53 159
Payne, Henry Nevil
    Fatal Jealousy, The 47 25, 47 141, 47 142, 47 149
    Morning Ramble, The 47 25, 47 141, 47 149
    Siege of Constantinople, The 47 149
Payne, R. 46 143
Payne, Robert (Blackfriars Company) 55 124
Payne-Townsend, Miss 64 142
Peacock, John, (R) 62 123­4
Peake, Robert 45 128
Pearce (actor) 51 51
Pearce, Edward 45 124, 55 124, 55 126
Pearce, J.K. 45 40
Pearn, Violet Alice 63 45, 63 48
Pearson, Jacqueline 50 64
Pearson, Richard, (R) 64 51­2, 64 115­16
Pedicord, Harry W. 49 2
Pedlers Prophecie, The (Wilson) 64 124
Peele, George
    Arraignment of Paris, The 41 21, 64 123
    Battle of Alcazar, The 56 107
    Edward I 41 22, 46 73, 46 79, 46 83, 56 96, 56 98
    James IV 55 62, 56 105
    stage openings 55 69, 56 88
Peep O'Day (Falconer) 51 86, 51 91
Peeping Tom of Coventry 47 157
peepshows 52 103
Peer (actor) 42 60
Pelissier's Follies, archive papers 63 183
Pelléas and Melisande 54 66
Pembroke playbills 57 138
Pembroke's Men 55 119­23, 55 127, 63 72­4, 63 76­7
Pendennis (Thackeray) 50 150, 54 41
Pendry, Mr 45 18
Penkethman, William 42 60, 42 61, 48 155, 50 138, 50 139, 50 140
Penkethman, William Jnr. 51 50
Penley, Arthur 63 45
Penley, W.S. 58 38
Penley's Theatre see Kingsway Theatre
Penn, Mr 54 29
Pennant, Thomas 59 53
Pennard Players, archive papers 62 169
Penningon, Michael, Are you there Crocodile - Inventing Anton Chekov 58 165
Pennsylvania State University 58 22
'penny gaffs' 61 40
Penny Sunday Times 52 31
penny theatres 42 135
Penrose, Roland 60 46­9
Pentland Theatre, Barnet 59 168
Penton Players, Andover, archive papers 63 181
People Make Plays: Aspects of Community Theatre in Hull Since 1955 (Dellar) 48 120
People's Theatre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 58 92, 58 93
Peploe, 'Young' 45 23
Pepper, J.H. 43 17­24
Pepper's Ghost 43 16­24
Pepys, Samuel 47 63­5, 47 70, 52 2, 52 4, 52 6
    in Fagan's play 56 10
    monkeys on stage 57 124, 57 128, 57 130
    on Nell Gwyn 41 107, 41 110­12
    Punch and Judy 57 166
    Red Bull 55 15
Percival, Thomas 52 69
Percy, Esmé 42 41, 42 42, 62 121
Percy's Aphrodysical, The 46 83
Perdita, or The Royal Milkmaid (Brough) 56 183
Perez, David 51 56
Perfidious Brother, The (Theobold) 51 45
Performance (Hilton) 43 41­3
performance issues
    dating 55 100­1, 55 159
    nineteenth-century theatre 63 62­3
    technology relationship 61 173­4
    text relationship 55 59, 55 87, 61 113­14
Performance and Style: Music Hall 42 87­8
Performance Theory (Schechner) 44 85­8
performers see actors; actresses; individual performers
Performing Century, The: Nineteenth-Century Theatre's History (Davis and Holland) 63 62­3
periaktoi 54 66, 61 74
Pericles (Shakespeare) 46 79, 55 112
Perimedes the Blacke-Smith 57 79
Perin, John 48 153
permits, 'Concerts at the Front' 63 52
Perolla and Isadora (Cibber) 46 158
Pérouse, La
    man-monkeys 53 117
    turn-up 49 111
Perrin, Emile 56 126
Perrins, Leslie 57 18­19
Perry's strolling players 42 55
Perseus and Andromeda 45 62
Perth and Kinross Council Archive 63 181
Perth Repertory Theatre see Steuart
peruke makers 64 64
Peter Brook and Marat/Sade: Workshop and Production (Jones) 42 91­2
Peter Jones Ltd 53 48­9, 53 55
Peter Pan 46 107, 56 21
Peterborough
    Burney playbills 57 137­8
    Film Society 60 178
    Francis, Peter 57 112
    Love, Emma Sarah at 54 151, 54 158
Peterhof residence, Simla, India 62 81
Peters, Kit 54 180
Peters, Margot 64 131, 64 137
Peters, Revd. William 56 157, 56 163
Peterson, Viola 49 55
Pettitt, Henry 59 162
    Blue-Eyed Susan 50 165­6, 50 167, 50 168
    Harbour Lights, The 56 20, 59 156
Peyton, Richard 46 48, 51 56
Pfister, Manfred, The Theory and Analysis of Drama 44 85­8
Phaedra Britannica 50 177
Phaéton (Paris spectacular) 47 83
Phair, D. 42 41, 42 42
Phantom of the Opera, The 52 39, 52 44
Phèdre (Racine) 56 127
Phelps, Samuel 44 113, 50 100, 54 179, 57 110
    book reviewed 56 133
    censorship 55 39­40
    Kean and 58 126­7
Phethean, David 55 159
Philaster 41 112
Philemon and Philecia 58 53
Philharmonic Music Hall, Islington 48 78
Philharmonic Orchestra, B.B.C. 62 171
Philip and his Dog (turn-up) 49 111
Philip Quarll, or The English Hermit (turn-up) 45 81
Philips, Mr 50 144
Philipson, Ralph 63 45
Phillips, Augustine 42 9, 55 72
Phillips, Frederic, Dead Guest, The 43 21
Phillips, John
    'D'Arc's in Dublin' 48 19­35
    papers 56 179
    research interests 49 116
Phillips, P. (scenic artist) 53 67, 57 107
Phillips, Peter (chorister) 45 125
Phillips, Sian 62 121
Phillips, Stephen, Ulysses 56 21, 56 34
Phillips, Stephen J., (R) 44 90­3
Phillips, Watts
    Nobody's Child 59 73­4, 59 76, 59 86­7
    Ticket of Leave 50 98, 57 143­57, 57 145, 57 149, 57 151
Phillpotts, Adelaide, Yellow Sands 56 58, 56 59
Phillpotts, Eden 59 128
    Yellow Sands 56 58, 56 59
Philotas (Daniel) 55 125
Phipps, Charles (Court representative) 56 119­21, 56 123
Phipps, Charles J. 42 35, 42 36, 42 123­4, 42 126, 52 38, 55 40, 61 57­8
    Melbourne Princess Theatre 62 156­7
Phoenix Society 44 79
Phoenix Theatre 56 73
    see also Cockpit Theatre, Drury Lane
phoshelioulamproteron see limelight
photographs 58 136
    Faulkner collection 54 52­9
    rehearsals at the National 56 135
    scene painting 46 124
    see also archives
Phyl (Hamilton) 49 100
physiognomy 50 95­7, 50 102­3
Piccadilly Theatre 57 29, 57 41
Pick, John 41 51
    Mr. Phipps' Theatre 61 57­8
Pick, Richard William, 'Herkomer's legacy to Craig and the New Stagecraft' 62 126­43
Pickering, Yorks. 59 69, 59 73, 59 86
Pickering, David, New Penguin Dictionary of The Theatre 55 106
Pickering, Roger 41 80, 45 3
Pickering's Men 58 53
Pickwick (musical) 57 29
Pickwick Papers (Dickens) 47 4­17, 47 11­15
Picot, M. 57 122
pictorial representations 53 67
    see also paintings; portraits
Picture of Paris, The (Bonnor) 63 107
Picture, The (Massinger) 46 82
Picturing Performance conference 50 176­7
pier entertainment 57 29, 57 114
Pierce-Jones, Roy, (R) 62 178
Piety in Pattens (puppet show) 52 92, 52 93, 52 108
Piggott, J.S., Kitty Grey 56 20, 56 34
Pigmy Revels (turn-up) 49 111
Pigott, Edward 42 62­72
Pike Theatre, Dublin 51 56
Pilgrimage to Parnassus, The 50 127
Pilkinton, Mark C. 42 96
    'New information on the Playhouse in Wine Street, Bristol' 42 73­5
Pillars of Society (Ibsen) 64 145
pillars in theatres 49 140­1
Pilling, John, Cambridge Companion to Beckett 49 59
Pilotti, Elizabetta Schiavonetti 46 160, 46 161
Pimlott, Stephen 51 8, 51 12
Pinero, Arthur Wing 44 100­1, 48 81, 54 171, 59 142
    book reviewed 51 59­60
    Notorious Mrs Ebbsmith, The 44 99­101
    orchestras 61 51
    Simla A.D.C. repertoire 62 86­7, 62 117­18
    Sweet Lavender 56 21
    on tableaux vivants 63 169
Pink String and Sealing Wax 60 55
Pinkethman, William see Penkethman, William
Pinter, Harold
    archives 58 35­6, 58 37, 63 182, 64 178
    Birthday Party, The 44 90­3, 56 15, 58 36, 58 46
    book reviewed 63 63­4
    Intimate Theatre 61 115
Pinter Review, The 41 141
Pioneer Players 45 132­7, 49 100, 49 102
Pioneer Women: Early British Modern Dancers project 63 66­7
Piper, John Egerton Christmas 62 170
Piramo e Tisbe (Rauzzini) 42 71
Pirandello, Luigi 56 10, 56 13, 57 159
Piranesi, Giovanni 62 43
Pirate, The; or The Wild Woman of Zetland 53 118
Pirates of Penzance, The (Gilbert and Sullivan) 44 29, 44 30, 57 25
Pit occupants 59 43­4, 59 49, 59 51, 59 52
Pitlochry Festival Theatre 58 166
Pitman's Play, The (Dodds) 50 180
Pitoëff, Georges 53 99
Pitt, Ann 52 25­6, 53 42
Pitt, Charles 63 138
Pitt, (George) Cecil 47 107­10, 52 27, 52 28, 53 41­2, 53 45
Pitt, George Dibdin see Dibdin Pitt, George
Pitt, Harriet(t) 52 26, 52 27, 53 41, 53 42
Pitt, Joseph 47 108
Pitt, Sophia Mary 52 27
Pitt, W.H. 47 110
Pitt, William, Melbourne Princess Theatre 62 155­7
Pixley, Frank, Prince of Pilsen, The 56 38, 56 39
Pizarro (Sheridan) 42 38, 47 102, 54 128
    Gothic scenes 51 81­91, 51 88, 51 89
    Kemble in 56 71
    Richardson's Theatre 50 32, 50 34
    Schopenhauer's journal 52 152­3, 52 154
Place, Francis 44 16, 44 17, 44 18
Place of the Stage, The: License, Play and Power in Renaissance England (Mullaney) 43 140­1
Place to Spend A Happy Day, The: A History of Rosherville Gardens (Smith) 61 171­3
Plain Dealer, The (Wycherley) 43 84­5, 47 148
Planché, James Robinson 58 129
    book reviewed 43 33­4
    Charles XII, King of Sweden 48 166
    Gustavus III 60 150
    King John 51 100­1
    Not a Bad Judge: or, Lavater the Physiognomist 50 95­6
    Reputation; or the State Secret 61 149
'platea' area 55 64
Plater, Alan Frederick 48 53, 59 171
'plats' 56 140
Platt, Mrs. (Covent Garden) 63 114
Play Actors 49 100
Play (Rylance) 58 39­40
play-endings 64 122­9
    see also epilogues
Playbill, A History of Theatre in the West Country (Crane) 42 88­9
playbills 59 82­3
    Astley's Amphitheatre 51 28, 51 29, 51 34, 51 36, 51 38, 51 40
    Bridgnorth theatres 51 32, 51 36, 51 38, 51 39, 51 40
    Bridport 53 36
    Burney Playbills 57 136­42
    Canterbury Music Hall 51 28, 51 37, 51 41
    Covent Garden Theatre 51 33, 51 168
    Dorchester 53 20
    Drury Lane 51 26, 51 27
    emblems 51 37
    Keans' American tour 61 89
    man-monkey illustrations 53 118
    nineteenth century 51 26­41, 51 31
    Omai 56 158
    pantomimes 60 109
    Queen's Theatre, Hull 60 147­74, 60 157, 60 161
    Rochester Theatre 51 35
    Rotunda 58 76, 58 77­9
    Sadler's Wells 51 28
    St. James's Theatre 51 40
    Surrey Theatre 51 28
    twentieth century 57 25­71, 57 31, 57 35, 57 41, 57 50­1, 57 55, 57 57, 57 59, 57 63, 57 65­9, 57 71
    Vauxhall Gardens 51 28, 51 35
    Victoria Theatre 51 30, 51 32, 51 39
    Weymouth Theatre Royal 51 28, 51 37
    Wigan and district 51 57
    see also advertising
playbooks 55 112
    see also prompters and prompting
players and playing see acting style; actors
Players of Shakespeare: 3 (Jackson and Smallwood) 49 60
Players Theatre, London 53 178, 55 130
Playfair, Nigel 56 13­14, 56 16
    Beggar's Opera, The 63 55
    Riverside Nights 55 130
Playford, Edgar 46 100, 46 102
Playford, John, Dancing Master 57 122
Playgoers Club 46 64, 46 65
Playgoers (Pinero) 62 86, 62 117­18
playhouse 'plots' ('plats') 56 140
Playhouse, The
    Choristers of St. Paul's 54 70­85
    Newcastle-upon-Tyne 58 92, 58 93
Playhouse on The Park, The (Thomas) 53 60, 53 174
Playhouse to be Let, The (Davenant) 42 15­16, 47 21, 47 25, 48 114, 48 152, 55 15
Playhouse Wills 1558-1642 (Honigmann and Brock) 49 57­8
playhouses
    book reviewed 56 73
    Calcutta 61 67
    see also individual theatres
Playing Out the Empire: 'Ben Hur' and Other Toga Plays and Films (Mayer) 50 119­20
Plays by Charles Reade (Hammet) 41 147­8
Plays by James Robinson Planché (Roy) 43 33­4
Plays in Performance series 45 97
    King Lear (Bratton) 42 140­4
    Othello (Hankey) 42 140­4
Plays and Performances in the Victorian Theatre (Taylor) 45 45­6
Plays Without Theatre: Recollections of the Compass Players' Travelling Theatre (Dellar) 44 95
playwrights
    actors as 58 42­3
    book reviewed 48 54­5
    post-war Britain 58 43
    on stage 55 114­15
    see also individual playwrights
Playwright's Workshop, Manchester, archive papers 63 181
Plesch, Honoria 56 179
Plimmeri, Signor 53 118
Plot and Passion (Taylor and Lang) 48 165, 62 80, 62 84, 62 111
Plumpton, Jo 47 112
Plumptre, Rev. James 44 62­8
    English Drama Purified 44 68, 44 69
Plymouth
    Frankfurt Gate Playhouse 53 19
    jugglers 57 91
    Theatre Royal 47 79, 56 16, 56 173, 56 175
Pocket Theatre Company, Cumbria 55 161
Pocklington, Yorkshire 59 66, 59 78­9
Poel, William
    Alchemist 44 74­80, 46 95­104
    books reviewed 43 27­9, 54 66, 54 177
    career 59 62
    Fratricide Punished production 42 39­43, 42 40, 42 42, 42 135
    Globe 53 146­62, 53 149­50, 53 156, 53 158
    letters from Yorkshire tour 59 62­85
    Shakespeare productions 56 10
    Shaw correspondence 54 162­76
    S.T.R. publications 42 133, 42 135
Poet and the Puppets, The (Brookfield) 46 66
Poetaster (Jonson) 44 79
poetic naturalism 53 104
poets on stage 55 114­15
Poke, Greville 64 165­9
Poland 43 134, 55 3
Polaski (equestrian mime) 47 5
Pole, Harriet 59 62, 59 66, 59 67­85
Pole, William 59 62
Polhill, Captain 61 146, 61 149
policing theatres 64 73­4
Polish Jew, The 58 157
Polish theatre 43 134
    see also Poland
Polish Tyrant, The (Tabart) 46 162
Politeama Vittorio Emanuele, Florence 62 149, 62 155
political issues 54 94
    Aldridge's performances 61 146­7, 61 165
    American civil war 61 94­6
    burlesque 56 183
    Captain Cook craze 56 168
    Northern Ireland theatricals 62 122­3
    O.P. riots 44 16­26
    post-war British playwrights 58 43
    Rotunda 58 71­90
    twentieth-century 64 55­6, 64 96­111
Political Theatre in Post-Thatcher Britain: New Writing: 1995-2000 (Kritzer) 64 55­6
Politics, Prudery and Perversion: The Censoring of the English Stage, 1901-1968 (de Jongh) 55 102­3
Pollack, Maurice 53 180
Pollard, Mr (actor) 61 70
Pollard, Thomas 55 74, 55 115, 60 130
Pollett (Paulet), Mr 45 24
'Pollies' controversy 63 120
Pollock, Eileen 55 160
Pollock, Sir Frederick 46 41
Pollock, Lady 59 134
Pollock, Linda 48 134
Pollock, Rhoda-Gale, A Sampler of Plays by Women 46 114­15
Pollock's Toy Museum 56 75, 57 165­6, 60 3
Polos (4c.B.C. actor) 45 4­5
Pomeroy, Jay 53 49­50
Pomfit, Wilfrid 47 114­15
Pompeii 45 9, 45 10, 45 13
Pons, Lily 57 27
Ponsonby, Spencer 42 106
Poole (panorama showmen) 50 117
Poole, Eliza 50 85, 50 87, 50 88
Poole, J.J. (music hall proprietor) 53 69
Poole, John, Hamlet Travestie 56 182
Poole, S. 45 81
Poole's Myriorama! A Story of Travelling Panorama Showmen (Powell) 58 119, 58 175
Poope, Thomas 55 122
Poor Gentleman, The (Colman) 51 166­8, 51 167
Poor Soldier, The (O'Keeffe) 56 165
Pope, Alexander 47 3, 58 14, 63 94­5, 63 100­1, 63 111­16, 63 118
Pope Joan 49 92, 49 93
Pope, Thomas 42 8, 42 9
Popish Plot 42 109­10, 49 91­3
Popplewell family, Gaiety Theatre, Ayr 57 114
popular theatre 54 125­7, 57 114, 60 65­7
Pordage, Samuel
    Herod and Mariamne 62 5
    Siege of Babylon, The 47 150
portable stages
    deal stage 46 101
    turntable stages 63 159­63
portable theatres
    book reviewed 46 170, 54 180
    Richardson's 50 29­38, 50 30­1
    Victorian 54 180, 60 116
Portable Times, The 60 116
Portal, Iris 62 99­100
Porter, Cole 56 134
Porter, Thomas 47 26, 47 28
    Carnival, The 47 23, 47 26, 47 155
    French Conjuror, The 47 150, 47 155
    Villain, The 47 25­7, 61 23
    Witty Combat, A 47 25, 47 26
Portmoot regulations 43 9­10
portraits
    colonial America 64 83­4, 64 86, 64 90­1
    Herkomer's 62 126
    of Kemble 56 71
    of Macklin 43 3­9
    Restoration theatre 50 116
    seventeenth-century theatre 49 152­64
    Siddons, Sarah 54 124­5
    S.T.R. catalogue 42 133
    see also paintings
Portsmouth
    book reviewed 64 52
    Burney playbills 57 137
    Milton Glee Club 54 62
    Music Club 60 178
    Players 60 178
Portsmouth, Duchess of 48 153
Possart, Ernst 58 155
Post, George 62 150
Post-Boy 47 84­5
post-colonial issues 54 178
Post-Impressionism 62 138, 62 140­1
Postlewait, Thomas 64 134, 64 137
Pot and the Kettle, The (Hamilton and St John) 49 100
Pots, Mr 45 19
Potter, Lois, (R) 43 85­6, 45 153­6
Pounds, Courtice 44 35
Poussin, Nicholas 48 2­10
Povey, Meic, archive papers 62 170
Powel, John 64 59, 64 62­3, 64 65, 64 73
Powell (equestrian mime) 47 5
Powell, Dilys 56 179
Powell, Elizabeth Dilys 63 182
Powell, George 43 77, 45 89, 61 32, 61 33­4, 64 25­6
    Bonduca 49 3, 49 5, 49 9­10, 61 123
    Smock Alley promptbook 52 66­7, 52 71­2
    Tate's King Lear 49 4, 49 6, 49 8
    United Company staging 48 108­10, 48 114
Powell, Hudson John
    address 59 58
    Poole's Myriorama! A Story of Travelling Panorama Showmen 58 119, 58 175
Powell, Iris 46 49
Powell, J. John 51 111­12
Powell, James 44 17
Powell, John 48 11, 48 16
Powell, Kerry, Oscar Wilde and the Theatre of the 1890s 45 105­6
Powell, Martin 48 153, 52 66, 52 67, 52 71, 52 72
Powell, Mary 50 138, 52 70, 52 71
Powell, Mrs Martin 52 66, 52 70, 52 71
Powell, Sandy 57 160
Power, Jacobella 45 89
Power, John 45 87­91, 46 119, 57 5, 57 7
Pratt, Muriel 63 41, 63 43, 63 45, 63 48
prayers after plays 64 122­9
precisians 58 50­7
Predor and Lucia 58 53
Preece, Richard the Elder 53 62­73
Preece, Richard the Younger 53 67, 53 69
premieres, Dorset Garden 62 70­3
preservation of theatres 49 124­30, 55 107
press censorship 64 160­73
Press Club 56 41
Preston, Lancs.
    Dibdin Pitt 53 45
    Theatre 49 51
Preston-Dunlop, V. 59 171, 64 179
Prestwick Arts Guild, archive papers 63 180
Price, Curtis 59 25, 59 36
Price, Dr. J.W. 51 133, 51 139
Price, Gervase 60 96
Price, Stephen 54 151
prices see admission prices
Priestley, J.B. 57 25, 57 166, 58 96, 59 171
Prieto-Pablos, Juan A., 'Admission prices at the Dorset Garden Theatre: an analysis of the Duke's Company's bill for Nell Gwyn's attendance (1674-1676)' 62 63­75
Primitive Puppet Shew (Foote) 52 92, 52 93, 52 108
Prince Charles's Company 57 86
Prince Charles's Men 42 55, 55 2, 58 58­9
    see also Prince's Men
Prince Consort see Albert
Prince of Denmark 58 81
Prince Henry's Men 53 168, 55 5
Prince Igor 57 29
Prince, Joseph 51 45
Prince Love (burlesque) 48 78
Prince, Mrs 54 87, 54 89­90, 54 94, 54 95
Prince of Pilsen, The (Pixley) 56 38, 56 39
Prince, Richard 42 135, 64 32
Prince of Wales (Edward VII) 55 154­5
Prince of Wales' Theatre
    Birmingham 63 131, 63 146­7
    Blue Eyed Susan 50 165, 50 166
    book reviewed 50 55­6, 56 132­3
    programmes 56 21, 56 23, 56 28, 56 35­6, 56 38, 56 45, 56 61, 56 64
    Tunstall 63 146
Prince's Arms Theatre 56 73
Prince's Men 56 7
    see also Prince Charles's Men
Princes Theatre
    Bristol 56 71, 56 179
    lighting 1886  46 125
    programmes 56 56, 56 61, 56 62
    see also individual places
Princess of Cleve, The (Lee) 47 151
Princess Theatre, Melbourne, Australia 62 154­8, 62 154
Princess of Trebizonde (Offenbach) 63 24
Princess of Wales's Theatre 46 126
Princess's Theatre 58 126­7, 58 129, 58 133, 58 136­8
    book reviewed 54 179
    Corsican Brothers, The 46 6­14
    Kean's management 56 117, 56 119, 56 121, 56 124, 57 108­9, 61 149
    School for Scandal 55 41
Pringle, Marian J.
    (R) 45 106­7
    The Theatres of Stratford-upon-Avon 48 176
Prinsep, Valentine 62 82
printing playbills 57 139­40, 64 72­3
prints, wood-cuts 53 2­7, 53 118
Prison-Breaker, The: or The Adventures of Jack Sheppard 54 100
Prisoner of Fairyland, The (Blackwood) 63 39, 63 45
    see also Starlight Express, The
Prisoner of Rochelle 52 30
Pritchard, Hannah 50 144, 52 9, 52 113
    acting style 41 27, 41 28, 41 85, 41 134
    benefit plays 50 15­28
    Drury Lane finances 49 75, 49 79
    S.T.R. publication 42 134
Pritchard, John 60 154, 60 166
Pritchard, William 52 9, 64 74
private theatre
    1700-1820  42 134
    eighteenth century 58 18­34, 58 19, 58 23
    Goldsmith's Company 56 4­9
Prize, The (musical farce) 44 64
prizes given away 59 83­4
probate, Rich's will 64 12­27
Probe Film Unit 59 170
Proctor, Brian W. 44 103
'Prodigal Son' (play/puppet play) 52 92
prodigies see child performers
producers see directors
Producers' Alliance for Cinema & Television Ltd 63 182
production costs, Georgian theatre 64 58, 64 61­2
profanity charges 61 134­40
    see also morality
Profession of the Playwright, The: British Theatre 1800-1900 (Stephens) 48 54­5
professional concerns of actresses 41 122­7
'Professor Pepper's Ghost' see Pepper's Ghost
programmes
    Alchemist, The 46 95­6
    'Croydon, Mr' 56 19­70, 56 25, 56 27, 56 37, 56 39, 56 41, 56 43, 56 48­9, 56 57, 56 59, 56 62­3, 56 69­70
    twentieth century 58 91­118, 58 94­5, 58 101, 58 103, 58 107, 58 117
    see also playbills
Progress Theatre, Reading 51 56
Progresses, Pageants and Entertainments of Queen Elizabeth I (Archer et al) 63 58­9
Project Theatre, Dublin 62 170
Prologues and Epilogues
    of the 18c. (Danchin) 48 175
    of the Restoration 1660-1700 (Danchin) 43 35, 43 90
Prompt magazine 59 108
promptbooks 58 136
    Alchemist, The 46 95­6
    archives 2001  56 179
    Belphegor 42 57­62
    Boyle's Guzman 60 76, 60 86­91
    Corsican Brothers, The 46 14
    Henry VI Part III 63 73
    King Lear 60 176
    Measure for Measure 42 57­62
    Poel 54 164­5, 54 172
    Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin 52 65­90
    Three Sisters, The 41 56­66, 41 57, 41 60, 41 62, 41 64
prompters and prompting
    book reviewed 62 173­4
    Gilbert and Sullivan 55 153
    medieval 46 15­30
    responsibilities of prompter 62 163­4
    Shakespearean stage 55 110­18, 56 138­42
    Stede's diary 62 163­6
pronunciation 59 126, 59 129­30
properties
    benefit charges 63 97
    Georgian theatre 64 71­2
    sense of place 63 7­8, 63 12
Prophetess, The (Dioclesian) (Beaumont and Fletcher) 42 28, 54 86
    Betterton's 48 15, 48 105, 48 112­14, 51 156
    see also Dioclesian
proscenium
    Calcutta theatricals 61 64
    Craig's sketches 62 140
    doors 49 52­3
    Grand Harmonic Hall 53 67
    Herkomer's model 62 134, 62 135, 62 136­7
    Moor Street Adelphi 63 137­8
    Restoration theatre 61 12­31
prosecuting actors 61 132­43
Protestant drama 58 53­4
provincial theatre 58 41, 58 91
    bibliography 42 132
    Birmingham Rep 58 39­40
    books reviewed 42 88­9, 42 136­8, 43 32, 43 45, 45 49­50, 45 145­7, 45 157­8, 60 119, 60 121
    Bristol 45 84­93
    burlesque 56 183
    Burney Playbills 57 136­42
    Charles Kean 56 121
    circuit theatres 53 19­40
    eighteenth-century revival 46 118­22
    Faulkner collection 54 55
    Fisher family 56 71
    Licensing Act 1737  43 104­19
    Liverpool 43 9­16
    pantomime 60 98­116
    programmes 56 19
    travelling players 58 48­70
    see also individual places
Provokation, The 56 168
Provok'd Husband, The (Cibber) 42 63, 49 17­23
Provok'd Wife, The (Vanbrugh) 49 23, 52 165, 57 5, 61 135, 61 136
Prowe (Prowse), Philip 41 100
Pryce, Mr (carpenter) 60 104
Pryde, James 62 137
Prynne, William 52 95
Psalters
    eleventh century 44 4, 44 5, 44 6
    Luttrell Psalter 48 87, 48 90
Psyche Debauched (Duffett) 42 17, 47 148
Psyche (Molière and Lully) 47 82, 48 114
    English adaptation 47 83
    Shadwell's 47 141, 47 143, 47 150, 47 152, 62 67­70, 62 72
public health concerns 62 144­5
public house entertainments 53 62­73
    see also tap-houses; taverns
public lectures 57 139
Public Ledger and Commercial Advertiser 60 33­4, 60 37, 60 39, 60 42
public playhouses
    early modern London 64 3­11
    epilogues 64 122­9
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland 63 183
Puccini's Madam Butterfly 57 51, 57 113, 57 158
'puffing', Coutts­Smith letters 63 80, 63 83, 63 88
pugilists 54 28
    see also boxing
Pugin, A. W. 58 132­3, 58 137
Pugni, Cesare 48 49
Pullen, Kirsten, Actresses and Whores: On Stage and in Society 59 174
Pullen, Mrs (actress) 51 50
Punch 49 59
    and Joan 56 78­84, 56 80­3
    and Judy 57 166, 60 4
    on tradesman's token 45 94, 45 95­6
    see also Mr Punch
Punch cartoons 58 129, 58 130­1
Punchinello 47 65
Punch's Puppet Show, or the Humours of Bartholomew Fair (turn-up) 45 80, 56 78­9, 56 80­1
Puntilla and His Servant Matti (Brecht) 53 114
Puppet Theatre Museum, Abbots Bromley 48 20, 48 21, 48 23, 48 25
puppeteers 42 44, 42 136
puppets and puppet theatre
    Barnard troupe 45 38
    book reviewed 45 107­9
    Captain Cook craze 56 163
    catalogue 46 47
    Craig's interest 54 123
    Doctor Faustus 49 170
    Luppino sketches 58 145, 58 148
    medieval 48 171, 51 170
    Music Hall 55 132
    politics 58 7­17
    'Punch and Joan' 56 78­84
    research 44 127
    seventeenth and eighteenth century 52 91­111
    Speaight 60 2­4
    toy theatres 57 165­6
    see also marionettes
Purcell, Daniel 41 70­3, 59 32, 59 36
Purcell, Henry 41 71­2, 59 23, 59 26, 59 29­30, 59 39­40
    Betterton's productions 62 18
    book reviewed 50 56­7
    Dido and Aeneas 42 57, 42 60, 55 120, 57 128
    Fairy-Queen, The 57 119, 57 126­8, 57 129
    Prophetess, The (Dioclesian) 51 156
Purcell Opera Society 62 138
Purdy, Les 48 44­5
Puritanism 58 48­70
Purnell, Thomas 'Q', Athenaeum 48 164, 48 165, 48 169
Purple Mask, The (Latour) 45 140
Purviance, Edna 60 179
Puss in Boots 61 148
Putney Hippodrome 49 34­5
Puttnam, David Terence 53 57, 54 61, 56 179, 58 166
Pygmalions 53 179
Pyne, Sophia 53 41
pyramid symbol 62 43
Pyramus and Thisbe (Lampe) 58 31
Pyramus and Thisbe, Lion, Moonshine and Wall (Leveridge) 49 169
pyrotechnics 55 19
pyx emblem 47 43­7, 47 43­4


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