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- Titan Books 2011; US$ 9.32
Mike Myers thinks he was ďa genius?, while John Cleese regards him as ďa true cultural icon?. He was an architect of British comedy, paving the way for Monty Python, and then became a major Hollywood star, forever remembered as Igor in Mel Brooks? Young Frankenstein. A writer, director, performer and true pioneer of his art, he died aged only 48.... more...
- Fitzcarraldo Editions 2014; US$ 7.29
A French philosopher dies during a savage summer heat wave. Boxes carrying his unpublished miscellany mysteriously appear in Simon Critchley's office. Rooting through piles of papers, Critchley discovers a brilliant text on the ancient art of memory and a cache of astrological charts predicting the deaths of various philosophers. Among them is a chart... more...
- John Blake 2014; US$ 12.99
An intimate portrait of a heartthrob and rising star, best known for his portrayal as Sherlock Holmes Benedict Cumberbatch has played detective and monster, barrister and scientist, politician and painter, comic and spy. Still only in his thirties, and with a string of starring and supporting roles, he has portrayed contemporary icons, historical... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 149.99
Preface to the Second Edition Introduction Acknowledgments Abbreviations References Chapter 1: Productions 1940 Chapter 2: Productions 1941 Chapter 3: Productions 1942 Chapter 4: Productions 1943 Chapter 5: Productions 1944 Chapter 6: Productions 1945 Chapter 7: Productions 1946 Chapter 8: Productions... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 174.99
This is a day-by-day calendar of plays produced at the major London theatres from January 1, 1950 to December 31, 1959. Covering dozens of west-end theatres and including production details of thousands of plays, operas, and ballets, this revised edition provides expanded or new information about authors, actors, plots, reviews, and more. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
A Jamaican-born stage director, teacher and writer Yvonne Brewster stands among the most prominent British artists of Afro-Caribbean cultural heritage. A member of the Order of the British Empire, she co-founded Talawa, Britain's foremost black-led theatre company, as well as The Barn, Jamaica's first professional theatre company. This volume... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
This book, first published in 1981, sets out the critical reaction to some fifty key post-war productions of the British theatre, as gauged primarily through the contemporary reviews of theatre critics. The plays chosen are each, in their different ways, important in their contribution to the development of the British theatre, covering the period... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Since the Second World War, we have witnessed exciting, often confusing developments in the British theatre. This book, first published in 1976, presents an enlightening, objective history of the many facets of post-war British theatre and a fresh interpretation of theatre itself. The remarkable and profound changes which have taken place during... more...
- Lyons Press 2014; US$ 25.99
In a career that spans over seven decades, Roger Moore has been at the very heart of Hollywood. Of course, he?s an actor and has starred in films that have made him famous the world over; but he?s also a tremendous prankster, joker and raconteur. Despite the fact that he is well known as one of the nicest guys in the business, on and off the screen... more...
- Nick Hern Books 2014; US$ 21.86
Five plays from the sensational voice of new writing for Irish theatre. Since winning the George Devine Award for Howie the Rookie in 1999, Mark O'Rowe has electrified audiences with his distinctive dramatic style and dark, dangerous storytelling. In O'Rowe's first play, The Aspidistra Code (1995), Brendan and Sonia, head over heels in debt,... more...