Costume design

Timon of Athens

1956 (made)

Hurry, Leslie

Height: 40.5 cm, Width: 27 cm

S.1798-2014 T&P

Costume design by Leslie Hurry for an unidentified man in Shakespeare's play Timon of Athens by the Old Vic Company 1956.

Watercolour, ink and crayon on paper costume design by Leslie Hurry for an unidentified man in Timon of Athens by the Old Vic Company 1956. The man depicted is dressed in grey and brown, floor-length cloak. There are favrious fabric swatches pinned to the top right corner of the design in grey, tan and brown.

Costume design by Leslie Hurry for an unidentified man in Shakespeare's play Timon of Athens by the Old Vic Company 1956. Timon of Athens play by William Shakespeare directed by Michael Bentahll for Old Vic Company and first performed at the Old Vic, London, on 5 September 1956. It had a week of previews at the Theatre Royal, Newcastle where it opened 29 August. Leslie Hurry was responsible for both sets and costumes. This production, which starred Ralph Richardson, was praised as 'one of the golden evenings in the theatre'. The costumes were made by Alec Shanks Stage Costumes with armour by John Lee, shoes by Anello & Davide and wigs by Nathanwigs.

Given by Caro Rathbone

Location: In Storage

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