Fifty Years on Stage

73

Original Release

11/02/2013

Cast

Roger Allam Werner Heisenberg (segment "Copenhagen")
Jonathan Bailey Cassio / Valentine Coverly (segment "Arcadia")
Simon Russell Beale Hamlet / Hamlet (segment "Hamlet")
Alan Bennett Hector / Hector (segment "The History Boys")
Howard Brenton Self
Mikey Brett Joey - Hind (segment "War Horse")
Dominic Cooper Dakin / Louis Ironson (segment "Angels in America") / Dakin (segment "The History Boys")
James Corden Timms / Timms (segment "The History Boys")
Philip Correia Rudge (segment "The History Boys")
Rosalie Craig Eliza Doolittle (segment "My Fair Lady") / Helen (segment "London Road")
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Nicholas Hytner, Tim Van Someren, Howard Davies, Rufus Norris, Alex Sims

Writers

Alan Bennett, Howard Brenton, Alan Ayckbourn, George Farquhar, David Hare, Tony Kushner, Harold Pinter, Peter Shaffer, William Shakespeare, Tom Stoppard, Kwame Kwei-Armah, Alecky Blythe, Abe Burrows, Noël Coward, Michael Frayn, Tony Harrison, Stewart Lee, Alan Jay Lerner, Peter Nichols, Eugene O'Neill, George Bernard Shaw, Nick Stafford, Jo Swerling, Richard Thomas, Hugh Wheeler, Tennessee Williams

Cast

Roger Allam Werner Heisenberg (segment "Copenhagen")
Jonathan Bailey Cassio / Valentine Coverly (segment "Arcadia")
Simon Russell Beale Hamlet / Hamlet (segment "Hamlet")
Alan Bennett Hector / Hector (segment "The History Boys")
Howard Brenton Self
Mikey Brett Joey - Hind (segment "War Horse")
Dominic Cooper Dakin / Louis Ironson (segment "Angels in America") / Dakin (segment "The History Boys")
James Corden Timms / Timms (segment "The History Boys")
Philip Correia Rudge (segment "The History Boys")
Rosalie Craig Eliza Doolittle (segment "My Fair Lady") / Helen (segment "London Road")
Benedict Cumberbatch Rosencrantz / Rosencrantz (segment "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead")
Frances de la Tour Kay / Kay (segment "The Habit of Art")
Judi Dench Cleopatra (segment "Antony and Cleopatra") / Desirée Armfeldt (segment "A Little Night Music") / Cleopatra/Desiree Armfeldt
Sacha Dhawan Akhtar / Akhtar (segment "The History Boys")
James Doherty Ensemble (segment "Guys and Dolls") / Audience Chorus (segment "Jerry Springer - The Opera") / Alfie (segment "London Road")
Christopher Eccleston Self / George Jones (segment "The Absence of War")
Ralph Fiennes Lambert Le Roux / Lambert Le Roux (segment "Pravda")
Michael Gambon Hirst / Hirst (segment "No Man's Land")
Jack Holden Albert (segment "War Horse")
Derek Jacobi Ghost (segment "Hamlet") / Spooner (segment "No Man's Land") / Claudius/Spooner
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