Vanilla (1990)


Vanilla (1988)

Date from

17 April 1990

Date to

7 July 1990

No of Performances Unknown
Premiere Yes
Language English


Theatre Royal, Bath (Est. 1805)


Theatre Royal, Brighton (Est. 1807)

17-Apr-1990 to 28-Apr-1990

Performance times: Mon to Sat at 19:45, Thurs matinee at 14:30 and Sat matinee at 16:00.

Prices: Mon. to Thurs. and Sat. matinee: Stalls £12, £10; Royal Circle £12, £10; Second Circle £8; Gallery £4.50. Fri. and Sat.: Stalls £14, £12; Royal Circle £14, £12; Second Circle £9; Gallery £5. Thurs. matinee: Stalls £8.50; Royal Circle £8.50; Second Circle £7; Gallery £4. Thurs. and Sat. matinees £6 any seat for senior citizens. Student standby tickets £6.

Lyric Theare, London (Est. 1888)

05-May-1990 to 07-Jul-1990

Previews: 10, 11, 12, 14 and 15/5 at 20:00. Press night: 16/5 at 19:00.

Linked Productions

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Linked People

Harold Pinter (1930 - 2008)

Creative | Director

Hayden Griffin (1943 - 2013)

Creative | Set Designer

Mick Hughes (1938 - 2018)

Creative | Lighting Designer

Stephen Brimson Lewis

Creative | Costume Designer

Dominic Muldowney (1952)

Creative | Sound Designer

Michael Redington (1927 - 2016)

Production | Presenter

By arrangement with David Brown.

Jane Stanton Hitchcock (1946)

Creative | Playwright

Stanton Hitchcock's collaboration with Pinter on Vanilla is the only instance where Pinter directed a play written by a woman.

Linked Organisations

Lyric Theatre, Shaftsbury Avenue (Producing & Receiving House | Est. Unknown)

29 Shaftsbury Ave, London W1D 7ES, England



Clelia Climber (Age: Not specified, Female)

Performer: Gwen Humble (1953)

Frank Climber (Age: Not specified, Male)

Performer: Ron Cook (1948)

Jesus (Age: Not specified, Male)

Performer: Greg Hicks (1953)

Maria (Vanilla) (Age: Not specified, Female)

Performer: Marjorie Bland

Lucy Lucre (Age: Not specified, Female)

Performer: Siân Phillips (1933)

Count Gigolo (Age: Not specified, Male)

Performer: Niall Buggy (1948)

Amanda Tattle (Age: Not specified, Female)

Performer: Charlotte Cornwell (1949 - 2021)

Miralda Sumac (Age: Not specified, Female)

Performer: Joanna Lumley (1946)

Linked Awards

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Harold Pinter Appointments Diary, 1990

The British Library Modern Manuscripts, The Harold Pinter Archive, Add MS 88880/12/23, no ff

Library archive

Information about performance times (for Bath and London) taken from entries for April, May and July.

Vanilla Production Poster

Vanilla Production Poster, Theatre Royal Brighton

Personal correspondence

Information about linked persons, performers, venue and performance times and ticket prices (for Brighton) taken from image of production poster, sent via email correspondence between Jane Stanton Hitchcock and Basil Chiasson for the Harold Pinter Histories and Legacies project.