Contents 2

Decade Two 1967 - 1976  Into the Big Time: Producing and the National Theatre

Growing up and becoming a West End producer and theatre consultant to the National Theatre

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16 - FIDDLER and A New Theatre Projects                                       1967                                      

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - Move to Long Acre - A Theatre Projects and a New Logo

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17 - Lighting from the National to Broadway                               1968-1973

ROSENCRANTZ to ZORBA - United Scenic Artists - THE ROTHSCHILDS - Molly - SHELTER - EDEN END - New Boys

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18 - TPC: The Professionals                                                               1968-1977                                          

Richard Brett - Innovations at the National - Barbican - Royal Opera House - Hong Kong - Spain, Nigeria, and Mexico 

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19 - Production Grows & The Regions come to Town                           1968-1975                                    

Production - CABARET - Drama Panel and SWET - Prospect to the 69 Theatre Company - COMPANY - A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC

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20 - The Trust and into the Media                                                      1971-1974                                        

Theatrevision - Theatre Projects Trust - MISTER - General Management - and into film with SWALLOWS - Polygram’s  Video Disc

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21 - Beauty and Beasts                                                                        1970-1976                                         

OH! CALCUTTA! - Paris, Peter Brook, and Bardot - Book #1 - Ornbo: Designer in Beirut and Buckingham Palace  - Julie Andrews

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22 - Sound Explodes

David Collison - Montreal Expo - COMPANY & SUPERSTAR - First Mixing Desks - Michael Moore and the Studio - Roger Straker - Sam Wise - Sound Manufacture - Pinewood Studios

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23 - "Teepee" - Where There's Smoke There's Fire                              1969-1970                                  

A house magazine

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24 - Big Business                                                                                1967-1975                                          

Big Business - Chappell - Rank Strand - Plan B - Professional Management - TP Services - Rank Strand Rental - James Sargant

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25 - "Is the National Ready, Mr. Pilbrow"                                          1976-1980

H.M The Queen - Auditorium Unease - Iain Mackintosh - The Courtyard Rediscovered - Tricycle - The Theatre Royal Nottingham - The Royal Exchange  - 21st Anniversary by Fred Bentham

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