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- Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 9.99
The first ever narrative biography of a towering figure in British comedy Les Dawson, more than any other comedian, spoke for the phlegmatic, pessimistic British way of life. A Northern lad who climbed out of the slums thanks to an uncommonly brilliant mind, he was always the underdog, but his bark was funnier and more incisive than many comics... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2012; US$ 74.61
Hauptbeschreibung Theater und Fest in Europa stellt in Fallstudien zu Antike, Mittelalter, Früher Neuzeit, Moderne und Gegenwart neueste Forschungsergebnisse zum gemeinschaftsbildenden Zusammenwirken von Theater und Fest vor: Ein breites und vielschichtiges Spektrum festlich-theatraler Inszenierungen werden auf ihre ästhetischen und politischen Potenziale... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 7.64
Hauptbeschreibung Lange Zeit fand der Antisemitismusvorwurf gegen Shakespeares "Kaufmann von Venedig" wenig Beachtung: Er wurde übersehen, so lange antijüdische Ressentiments zum gesellschaftlichen Konsens gehörten - er wurde verleugnet, so lange Shakespeares Werk zum Ideal einer reinen Dichtungskunst stilisiert wurde. Nicht zufällig waren es dann... more...
- The Lilliput Press 1996; US$ 7.28
Agnes Bernelle, one of Ireland's best-loved stage performers, was born Agnes Bernauer in Berlin in 1923, the daughter of a renowned Jewish-Hungarian theatre impresario. In this sparkling, intimate memoir she recounts her early years in Germany, her family's flight to London after Hitler came to power, her anti-Nazi broadcasts to the land of her birth,... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 11.65
Say the name Chloe Sims and most people think of the hugely entertaining, bubbly and glamorous Essex girl on the hit ITV show The Only Way Is Essex. But there is more to Chloe than viewers see on the TV, and the drama doesn?t stop when the camera stops rolling. Just two years ago, Chloe was a single mum struggling to make ends meet doing a string... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
This book explores an under-researched body of work from the early decades of the twentieth century, connecting plays, performances and practitioners together in dynamic dialogues. Moving across national, generational and social borders, the book reads experiments in Britain during this period alongside theatrical innovations overseas. more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2003; US$ 16.35
Peter Sellers was a genius, whose unique mastery created enduring comic characters. But behind the man that could make the world laugh was a tragic sadness. Employing his creations as masks to hide behind, Sellers was convinced his own life was meaningless and empty. Acclaimed biographer Ed Sikov has spoken to many who knew and worked with Sellers,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
Focusing on Odin Teatret's latest work, this discussion is updated by drawing on fresh research. The group's productions since 2000 are included and the book offers a reassessment of Odin's actor training. Its community work and legacy are discussed and Barba's intercultural practice is viewed alongside two major Theatrum Mundi productions. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 32.00
This 2004 Companion examines the world of the Victorian theatre: the audiences, playwrights, actors, and music. more...
- John Blake 2012; US$ 18.99
Sir Bruce Forsyth, know more affectionately as Brucie, is one of Britain's best-loved stars and a true national treasure. From hosting game shows, such as The Price is Right and You Bet!, to presenting talent competitions and variety shows, he has lit up television screens for decades, attracted record-breaking audiences and captured the heart of... more...