Printed around 1965, this poster advertises Booth's Gin, asking the viewer to "Protest Against the Rising Tide of Conformity." The lower text reads "Serve Booth's House of Lords, the non-conformist gin from England."
Derek Jacobi starred in this imaginative memoir of an ancient Roman Emperor, but evil was the real star of the show. A cup of poisoned wine and a serpent with a fatal bite were two of the tools of betrayal, and Chwast arranged them atop an ingenious portrait of Claudius constructed as a crumbling mosaic.
A nine-hour broadcast on two nights, this was the televising of the marathon English production that brought Dickens to Broadway. The penniless title character is seen here, played by Roger Reese, trying to make sense of life as a host of side characters make their way all over him. Chwast's humorous line seems especially well-suited to this bunch of tatty theatrical troupers, criminals, cripples and pure-hearted maidens.