Mountain Language (Premiere: National Theatre)
Mountain Language (Premiere: National Theatre)

Mountain Language (Premiere: National Theatre) (1988-1989)


Mountain Language (Premiere: National Theatre)

Mountain Language (1988)

Multi-part Production Mountain Language and Bartholomew Fair (Ben Jonson)
Date from

17 October 1988

Date to

21 January 1989

No of Performances 22
Premiere Yes
Touring Yes
Language English

Venues

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

17-Oct-1988 to 14-Dec-1988

Performance times: 18:15. Previews: 17, 18 (matinee and evening) and 19/10. Press night: 20/10. Part of the NT's Platform Performance series.

Vaudeville Theatre (Est. 1870)

17-Dec-1988 to 21-Jan-1989

Performance times: evenings 17:30 and matinees 13:15.

Linked Productions

No linked Production have been added to this production record yet.

Linked People

Harold Pinter (1930 - 2008)

Creative | Director


Michael Taylor

Creative | Set Designer


Lynn Clarke

Creative | Costume Supervisor


Julian McCready

Creative | Assistant Lighting Designer


David Smith

Creative | Sound Designer


Elizabeth Markham

Technical | Stage Manager


Sonia Friedman (1965)

Technical | Assistant Stage Manager


Sue Millin

Technical | Deputy Stage Manager


Kenneth Mackintosh (1919 - 2006)

Technical | Staff Director


Rodger Hulley

Technical | Production Manager


Ivan Kyncl (1953 - 2004)

Creative | Production Photographer


Neville Brody

Creative | Poster design


Neville Brody

Creative | Programme design

Designed cover.


Michael Mayhew

Creative | Programme design


Rose Towler

Creative | Programme design


Laurie Clayton

Creative | Lighting Designer

Listed in programme as 'Laurence'.


Linked Organisations

English PEN (Association of Writers | Est. 1921)

Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Rd, London EC1R 3GA, England

Author donated part of his royalties to the Writers in Prison Fund of English PEN, 7 Dilke Street, London SW3.

Royal National Theatre (Producing & Receiving House | Est. 1963)

South Bank, London SE1 9PX, England

Producer.

Characters

Young Woman (Age: Not Specified, Female)

Performer: Miranda Richardson (1958)

Elderly Woman (Age: Not Specified, Female)

Performer: Eileen Atkins (1934)

Officer (Mountain Language) (Age: Not Specified, Male)

Performer: Julian Wadham (1958)

Guard (Mountain Language) (Age: Not specified, Male)

Performer: George Harris (1949)

Prisoner (Age: Not specified, Male)

Performer: Tony Haygarth (1945 - 2017)

Hooded Man (Age: Not specified, Male)

Performer: Alex Hardy

Second Guard (Age: Not specified, Male)

Performer: Douglas McFerran (1958)

Woman (Mountain Language) (Age: Not specified, Not specified)

Performer: Jennifer Hill

Woman (Mountain Language) (Age: Not specified, Not specified)

Performer: Irene MacDougall

Woman (Mountain Language) (Age: Not specified, Not specified)

Performer: Kika Mirylees (1959)

Woman (Mountain Language) (Age: Not specified, Not specified)

Performer: Charlotte Seago

Sergeant (Age: Not specified, Male)

Performer: Michael Gambon (1940)

Linked Awards

No award have been added to this production record yet.

Resources

Photostage image gallery (Image)

Type: Image gallery

External Link: https://www.photostage.co.uk/drama/pinter-harold/mountain-language.html

Sources

Daniel Rosenthal's The National Theatre Story

Daniel Rosenthal, The National Theatre Story (London: Oberon, 2013)

Academic book

Information for number of performances and performance times for Lyttleton run taken from Rosenthal's unpaginated book, and section for 1988.

Mountain Language Production Programme

The British Library Modern Manuscripts, The Harold Pinter Archive, Add MS 88880/8/25

Library archive

Information for Vaudeville transfer, performance times and 'linked organizations' taken from programme.