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THEATRE

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' Design in the Theatre '
Molly McArthur and Roger Furse
By no means the least important work put into a stage production is that of the design and decor of the play in question. While it is an aspect of the stage which is often overlooked by audiences, there are few who would not immediately notice it were a play to be staged without a well-planned visual framework. Both tonight's broadcasters are expert theatrical designers. Molly McArthur has been designing for several years, both at the Old Vic and for other London managements. Roger Furse is similarly experienced, and among current successes has executed the decor for the Old Vic production of Hamlet, and Goodness, How Sad, a play in which, incidentally, two of his relatives are performing. The play was presented in the television programme on Sunday.

Contributors

Unknown: Molly McArthur
Unknown: Roger Furse
Designers: Molly McArthur
Unknown: Roger Furse






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