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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95
It is said that British Drama was shockingly lifted out of the doldrums by the 'revolutionary' appearance of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger at the Royal Court in May 1956. But had the theatre been as ephemeral and effeminate as the Angry Young Men claimed? Was the era of Terence Rattigan and 'Binkie' Beaumont as repressed and closeted as it seems?... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2010; US$ 12.99
I don't know who he is but he's old, he's got to know stuff... he's got to be like wise and stuff yeah? Anton Chekhov, masterful playwright and mirror to Russian society, awakening from one hundred years of sleep, is thrust rudely into twenty first century Britain. Reality shows, fashionistas, Z-list celebrities, illegal immigrants, chuggers and... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 10.99
<p>Rattigan's well-loved play about an unpopular schoolmaster who snatches a last shred of dignity from the collapse of his career and his marriage. Twice filmed (with Michael Redgrave and Albert Finney) and frequently revived.</p> <p>Andrew Crocker-Harris' wife Millie has become embittered and fatigued by her husband's lack of passion... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 11.99
Based on the real-life court case of a young naval cadet unjustly accused of stealing a five-shilling postal order and first staged in 1946, The Winslow Boy has been revived many times since, including at The Old Vic in 2013. Ronnie Winslow is expelled from naval college, having been accused of petty theft. Enraged, his father Arthur engages... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 11.99
A moving story of love and loyalty, courage and fear, based on Rattigan's own experiences as a tail gunner in the Second World War. 1942. The Falcon Hotel, on the Lincolnshire coast. RAF bomber pilot Teddy is celebrating a reunion with his actress wife Patricia. When Peter, Patricia's ex-lover and Hollywood heart-throb, arrives and an urgent bombing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 42.95
'An invaluable book that we shall all be using for a long time to come' - Michael Billington Contemporary European Theatre Directors is an ambitious and unprecedented overview of many of the key directors working in European theatre over the past fifty years. It is a vivid account of the vast range of work undertaken in European theatre during... more...
- OBERON BOOKS Ltd 2013; US$ 19.99
?Considering its track record in collaborative and interdisciplinary work, its international status, and its reputation for innovative practice [?] Suspect Culture has been and remains one of our most innovative arts companies and as such it is among our most precious.? Trish Reid Suspect Culture was one of the UK?s leading experimental theatre... more...