The Long and the Short and the Tallby Willis Hall, Lyceum Theatre Sheffield, 2006

Scope and Content

Folder contains the following:


  • Emails and research between Rourke and correspondents regarding period song, dated between Dec 2005 and Mar 2006.


  • Production schedule, dated 2006.
  • Design meeting notes, with diagrams, dated 2005.
  • Press cuttings: reviews and features, dated 2006.
  • List of broadcast media coverage for the production, dated 2006.
  • Willis Hall profile, dated 2006.
  • Military campaign research, dated 2005.
  • Production notebook containing rehearsal and technical notes, undated.
  • Glossary of terms used in the text, undated.
  • Text revisions, undated.
  • Unidentified short story, undated.
  • Audio cassette tape featuring a song entitled A Handsome Young Private , undated.

This production ran from 23 Feb-11 Mar 2006.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rourke directed this revival of Willis Hall's 1959 work, The Long and the Short and the Tall . It opened at the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield, and later toured.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to part of this file is restricted until 01 Jan 2087.

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