The Party (1973)

Laurence Olivier as Tagg

Laurence Olivier as Tagg

First performed at the National Theatre at the Old Vic, London, in December 1973.  With Sir Laurence Olivier as Tagg, Frank Finlay as Sloman, Ronald Pickup as Joe Shawcross, Denis Quilley as Ford, also Doran Godwin, John Shrapnel, Sarah Atkinson, Anna Carteret, Rachel Davies, Desmond McNamara, Nicholas Clay, Gawn Grainger, Gillian Barge, Ram John Holder.   Directed by John Dexter.

A new National Theatre touring production directed by David Hare followed in 1974.

In 1985 it was produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company, directed by Howard Davies and David Edgar.

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