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Played in Britain : Modern Theatre in 100 Plays

By: Dorney, Kate.
Contributor(s): Gray, Frances | Griffiths, Richard.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Plays and Playwrights: Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013Description: 1 online resource (225 p.).ISBN: 9781408189634.Subject(s): English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Theater -- England -- London | Theater -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Theater -- Great BritainGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Played in Britain : Modern Theatre in 100 PlaysDDC classification: 822.91409 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword by Richard Griffiths OBE; Introduction; 1945-55; An Inspector Calls; Uranium 235; Men Should Weep; The Lady's Not for Burning; The Cocktail Party; A Streetcar Named Desire; Saint's Day; Relative Values; The Mousetrap; The Deep Blue Sea; The Pink Room (or The Escapists); Waiting for Godot; 1956-68; The Chalk Garden; Look Back in Anger; A View from the Bridge; The Sport of My Mad Mother; A Taste of Honey; Moon on a Rainbow Shawl; The Hostage; Happy Days; Chips with Everything; Afore Night Come; Oh What a Lovely War; Marat/Sade; The Homecoming; Saved
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are DeadForty Years On; 1969-79; What the Butler Saw; How the Other Half Loves; Butley; The Changing Room; The Island of the Mighty; The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil; The Rocky Horror Show; The Island; Comedians; No Man's Land; East; Destiny; Abigail's Party; As Time Goes By; Bent; Sus; Amadeus ; 1980-89; The Arbor; Translations; The Romans in Britain; Good; Top Girls; Bouncers; Masterpieces; Glengarry Glen Ross; Loving Women; The Mysteries; Pravda: a Fleet Street Comedy; The Castle; Shirley Valentine; Road; Serious Money
Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped OffOur Country's Good; The Revengers' Comedies; 1990-99; The Fastest Clock in the Universe; Arcadia; Beautiful Thing; Angels in America (Parts 1 and 2); My Night with Reg; Pentecost; Europe; Blasted; Shopping and Fucking; East is East; Art; Attempts on Her Life; The Censor; Closer; The Weir; The Lonesome West; Yard Gal; Copenhagen; The Colour of Justice; Mnemonic ; 2000-10; Blue/Orange; Far Side of the Moon; Elmina's Kitchen; Fallout; The Permanent Way; The History Boys; Behzti (Dishonour); Nights at the Circus; Black Watch; Generations; War Horse
PornographyThe Girlfriend Experience; England People Very Nice; Jerusalem; Enron; Posh; Index of Plays; Index of Playwrights; Copyright
Summary: Published in collaboration with the Victoria & Albert Musuem, Played in Britain: Modern Theatre in 100 Plays explores the best and most influential plays from 1945 to date. Fully illustrated with photos from the V&A''s collections and featuring a foreword by Richard Griffiths O.B.E., the book provides a sumptuous treat for theatre-lovers. It was awarded the 2014 David Bradby Award for research by the Theatre and Performance Research Association. Opening with J. B. Priestley''s classic play from 1946, An Inspector Calls, and ending with Laura Wade''s examination of class privilege and moral tu
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword by Richard Griffiths OBE; Introduction; 1945-55; An Inspector Calls; Uranium 235; Men Should Weep; The Lady's Not for Burning; The Cocktail Party; A Streetcar Named Desire; Saint's Day; Relative Values; The Mousetrap; The Deep Blue Sea; The Pink Room (or The Escapists); Waiting for Godot; 1956-68; The Chalk Garden; Look Back in Anger; A View from the Bridge; The Sport of My Mad Mother; A Taste of Honey; Moon on a Rainbow Shawl; The Hostage; Happy Days; Chips with Everything; Afore Night Come; Oh What a Lovely War; Marat/Sade; The Homecoming; Saved

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are DeadForty Years On; 1969-79; What the Butler Saw; How the Other Half Loves; Butley; The Changing Room; The Island of the Mighty; The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil; The Rocky Horror Show; The Island; Comedians; No Man's Land; East; Destiny; Abigail's Party; As Time Goes By; Bent; Sus; Amadeus ; 1980-89; The Arbor; Translations; The Romans in Britain; Good; Top Girls; Bouncers; Masterpieces; Glengarry Glen Ross; Loving Women; The Mysteries; Pravda: a Fleet Street Comedy; The Castle; Shirley Valentine; Road; Serious Money

Mary Queen of Scots Got Her Head Chopped OffOur Country's Good; The Revengers' Comedies; 1990-99; The Fastest Clock in the Universe; Arcadia; Beautiful Thing; Angels in America (Parts 1 and 2); My Night with Reg; Pentecost; Europe; Blasted; Shopping and Fucking; East is East; Art; Attempts on Her Life; The Censor; Closer; The Weir; The Lonesome West; Yard Gal; Copenhagen; The Colour of Justice; Mnemonic ; 2000-10; Blue/Orange; Far Side of the Moon; Elmina's Kitchen; Fallout; The Permanent Way; The History Boys; Behzti (Dishonour); Nights at the Circus; Black Watch; Generations; War Horse

PornographyThe Girlfriend Experience; England People Very Nice; Jerusalem; Enron; Posh; Index of Plays; Index of Playwrights; Copyright

Published in collaboration with the Victoria & Albert Musuem, Played in Britain: Modern Theatre in 100 Plays explores the best and most influential plays from 1945 to date. Fully illustrated with photos from the V&A''s collections and featuring a foreword by Richard Griffiths O.B.E., the book provides a sumptuous treat for theatre-lovers. It was awarded the 2014 David Bradby Award for research by the Theatre and Performance Research Association. Opening with J. B. Priestley''s classic play from 1946, An Inspector Calls, and ending with Laura Wade''s examination of class privilege and moral tu

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Kate Dorney is Curator of Modern and Contemporary Performance at the Victoria & Albert Theatre Collections, London, UK. She has authored books on modern British theatre and the arts. Frances Gray is former Reader in Drama at the University of Sheffield. She has published books on comedy, crime, John Arden and Noël Coward and writes plays for the stage and for radio. She has a Radio Times Award for radio comedy.

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