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London stage in the 20th century /
Robert Tanitch.
imprint
London : Haus Publishing Ltd., c2007.
description
330 p. : ill., maps ; 34 cm.
ISBN
1904950744, 9781904950745
format(s)
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imprint
London : Haus Publishing Ltd., c2007.
isbn
1904950744
9781904950745
catalogue key
6274367
 
Includes indexes.
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Reviews
Review Quotes
'Mr Tanitch's widespread knowledge and enthusiasm give this book an extraordinary luster. . . . I defy you to even think about putting it down.'
'If, like me, you are an ardent theatre-goer, you could spend happy hours scouring this vast and magnificent book.'
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Summaries
Main Description
The book "London Stage in the 20th Century" covers year-by-year, inhronological order, all the London premieres of world playwrights, all theajor classic and modern revivals, and all the major visitors from the fiveontinents. Each entry has date, author, cast, director and theatre, plusommentary by the author and quotes from the critics of the day. This is annvaluable reference book for theatregoers and theatre practitioners alike. "ondon Stage in the 20th Century" provides a witty and fascinating chronicleor the enthusiast, the student and the general reader.
Main Description
"You could spend happy hours scouring this vast and magnificent book."- The New Statesman This encyclopedic view of the plays, players, and performers of London's West End throughout the last century is unparalleled in its depth and scope. Nobody who has been to the West End and is aware of its heritage and continuing innovation will be able to resist this book.
Main Description
“You could spend happy hours scouring this vast and magnificent book.”- The New Statesman This encyclopedic view of the plays, players, and performers of London’s West End throughout the last century is unparalleled in its depth and scope. Nobody who has been to the West End and is aware of its heritage and continuing innovation will be able to resist this book.
Main Description
The entries are enlivened by quotes from the most acerbic reviewers of their age. Observing the triumphs and occasionally the disasters at first hand. The illustrative material included in the book evokes a clear sense of the passing epochs.
Bowker Data Service Summary
This text details the major plays, players and performers of London's West End throughout the last century. The entries are enlived by quotes from the most acerbic reviews of their age, observing the triumphs and occasionally the disasters at first hand.
Main Description
'You could spend happy hours scouring this vast and magnificent book.' - The New Statesman This encyclopedic view of the plays, players, and performers of London's West End throughout the last century is unparalleled in its depth and scope. Nobody who has been to the West End and is aware of its heritage and continuing innovation will be able to resist this book.

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