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(1959–1961)

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26 Sep. 1960
Henry IV
Henry Bolingbroke has now been crowned King of England, but faces a rebellion headed by the embittered Earl of Northumberland and his son (nicknamed 'Hotspur'). Henry's son Hal, the Prince of Wales, has thrown over life at court in favour of heavy drinking and petty theft in the company of a debauched elderly knight, Sir John Falstaff. Hal must extricate himself from some legal problems, regain his father's good opinions and help suppress the uprising.
 
14 Nov. 1960
The Iceman Cometh: Part 1
The denizens of Harry Hope's saloon are forced to face up to the uncomfortable realities of their lives.
 
21 Nov. 1960
The Iceman Cometh: Part 2
The denizens of Harry Hope's saloon are forced to face up to the uncomfortable realities of their lives.
 
12 Dec. 1960
Rashomon
Several different accounts of the same incident tell quite different stories about what happened.
 
23 Jan. 1961
New York Scrapbook
Humorous musical revues of life in New York City.
 
6 Feb. 1961
Four by Tennessee
The four Tennessee Williams plays are: "I Rise in Flame, Cried the Phoenix", "Hello from Bertha", "The Lady of Larkspur Lotion" and "The Purification".
 
3 Apr. 1961
Waiting for Godot
Two derelicts, Vladimir and Estragon, occupy themselves as they wait for 'Godot' to make an appearance on Pozzo's estate.
 

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