Costume and set designs for Twang!! (Shaftesbury, 1965)

Scope and Content

This series consists of costume and set designs, set model pieces, scaled drawings and one fabric sample.

Administrative / Biographical History

Twang!! a musical by Lionel Bart based on the story of Robin Hood. Oliver Messel's production first performed at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London on 20 December, 1965. Initally directed by Joan Littlewood, she was replaced by Burt Shevelove during rehearsals. It featured James Booth as Robin Hood and Barbara Windsor as Maid Marion. Twang!! was the last theatre production to be designed by Oliver Messel for the London stage.