The New Theatre (now the Noel Coward Theatre)

30 June 1960 – – 2,618 performances

Directed by Peter Coe
Costumes & Set: Sean Kenny
Choreography: Malcolm Clare
Lighting: John Wyckham
Orchestrations: Eric Rogers
Musical Director: Marcus Dods

The article ‘Illuminating Oliver’ above reveals there was a total of 65 lighting cues in the show.

1977 – 1979

Revived by Cameron Mackintosh, using the same Sean Kenny set.

London Palladium

8 December 1994 – 21 February 1998 (1366 performances)

Director: Sam Mendes
Producer: Cameron Mackintosh
Designer: Anthony Ward
Musical Staging: Matthew Bourne
Lighting: David Hersey
Sound: Paul Groothius & Mike Walker
Music Supervisor: Martin Koch
Orchestrator: William David Brohn

Rob Halliday: “There were two programmers, one running the theatre’s Galaxy with the conventional lights, and me running an Arri Imagine 3 controlling ten VL5s and twelve VL6s plus the scrollers (but not those lights!), then with a Macintosh controlling ten Pitching Digital Light Curtains.”

Theatre Royal Drury Lane

2008 – January 2011: 828 performances

Director – Laurence Connor
Producer – Cameron Mackintosh, Southbrook Group and Stage Entertainment UK
Lighting Design – Paule Constable
Sound Design – Paul Groothuis
Costume Design – Anthony Ward
Scenic Design – Totie Driver and Adrian Vaux
Choreography – Matthew Bourne
Musical Director – Toby Higgins
Orchestrations – William David Brohn
Musical Supervisor – Stephen Brooker
Additional Choreography and Restaging – Geoffrey Garratt


More information coming soon