Passion Playby Peter Nichols, Donmar Warehouse Theatre London, 2000

Scope and Content

Folders contain the following:


  • Request for Rourke's written biography for the Passion Play programme, March 2000.
  • Emails in English and French regarding permission to use images as set decoration in one scene, all dated Mar 2000.
  • Email from Rourke regarding refinements to be made to the audio clips and sound effects used within the production, dated April 2000.
  • Email from Grandage to Rourke regarding the transfer of Passion Play to the West End, dated May 2000.
  • Email from Rourke to Michael Grandage ( Passion Play director) regarding actors being assigned additional roles to cover, dated June 2000.
  • Email from Grandage to Rourke regarding production length and timing, dated Jul 2000.
  • Email from Rourke to Michael Grandage with rehearsal notes, undated.
  • Email from Caro Newling (executive producer) to Grandage regarding cover roles, undated.


  • Sound effects list, undated
  • Text and translation of Mozart's Requiem , 2000.
  • Handwritten rehearsal notes, undated.
  • Production schedule, typed, dated 2000
  • Copy of Donmar magazine (Issue 4, Spring 2000) featuring interview with Michael Grandage about Passion Play .

This production ran from 18 Apr-10 Jun 2000.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rourke was Trainee Associate Director at the London's Donmar Warehouse for this 2000/1 season, working under the then Artistic Director Sam Mendes. During this season she directed Passion Play , which was written by the English stage, television and film writer Peter Nichols in 1981.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to part of this file is restricted until 01 Jan 2081.

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