The Long and the Short and the Tall by 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

Part of this file is closed under the Data Protection Act 1998 until 01/01/2087.

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