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The British theatre

W. R. Chetwood

The British theatre

Containing the lives of the English dramatic poets; with an account of all their plays. Together with the lives of most of the principal actors, ...

by W. R. Chetwood

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Published by printed for R. Baldwin, jun. in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[2],xvi,[6],200,[28]p.
Number of Pages200
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Open LibraryOL19315305M

Fifteen outstanding scholars of theater, music, art, and literature explore the interrelations of eighteenth-century British theater and the various art forms that it incorporated into itself. The essays examine the theater's increasing reliance on set designers, costumers, musicians and composers, poets, dramatists, and librettists, focusing on the ways in which this dependence . Buy Theatre books from today. Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery.

The British Theatre Guide is a UK-centred website of theatre reviews, news reports, interviews and obituaries. It also reviews opera and dance, as well as books, audio recordings and DVDs. It has an online archive with articles from British Theatre or a Collection of Plays Acted at The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, Covent Garden and Haymarket Vol IX "The Provoked wife" "The Provoked Husband" "Love Makes a man" "She Wou'd and She Wou'd not" "Careless Husband" by Inchbald, Mrs. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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The work of such highly successful Lecoq graduates as Theatre de .