Comedians (1975)


First performed at Nottingham Playhouse in February 1975.   With Jonathan Pryce as Gethin Price, Jimmy Jewel as Eddie Waters, Stephen Rea as George McBrain, James Warrior as Phil Murrary, Dave Hill as Ged Murray, Louis Raynes as Sammy Samuels, Ralph Nossek as Bert Challenor, Talat Hussein as Mr Patel, Richard Simpson as the Caretaker,  John Joyce as Club Secretary.       Directed by Richard Eyre. 

The production transferred to the National Theatre at The Old Vic and then Wydhams Theatre, London. 

The first US production was in New York at the Music Box Theatre in 1976, with Jonathan Pryce, Milo O’Shea, John Lithgow.  Directed by Mike Nichols. 

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