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British theatre companies 1980-1994: Joint Stock Theatre Company, Gay Sweatshop, Théâtre de Complicité, Forced Entertainment, Women's Theatre Group and Talawa

British theatre companies 1980-1994: Joint Stock Theatre Company, Gay Sweatshop, Théâtre de Complicité, Forced Entertainment, Women's Theatre Group and Talawa

Saunders, Graham, 1965- author

This title provides a groundbreaking study of the work of many of the most innovative and important British theatre companies from 1965 to the present. Each volume provides a survey of the political and cultural context, an extensive survey of the variety of theatre companies from the period, and detailed case studies of six of the major companies

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015
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Statement of responsibility: Graham Saunders
ISBN: 1408175487, 9781408175484
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xi, 304 pages ; 22 cm
Subject: Performing arts; Theater Great Britain History 20th century.; Theatrical companies Great Britain History 20th century.; Theatre production; Performing Arts.; Theatres

Contents

  1. 1. Historical and Cultural Background
  2. 2. British Theatre Companies of the Period
  3. 3. Monstrous Regiment, by Dr Kate Dorney
  4. 4. Forced Entertainment, by Sarah Gorman (University of Roehampton, London, UK)
  5. 5. Gay Sweatshop, by Sara Freeman (University of Puget Sound, USA)
  6. 6. Joint Stock, by Jaqueline Bolton (University of Lincoln, UK)
  7. 7. Theatre de Complicite, by Michael Fry
  8. 8. Talawa, by Kene Igweonu (Canterbury Christ Church University, UK)
  9. Endnotes
  10. Bibliography
  11. Index
  12. Notes on Contributors

Author note

Graham Saunders is Reader in Theatre Studies at the University of Reading. He has written extensively on contemporary British theatre, including three volumes on the work of Sarah Kane, is the author of Patrick Marber's Closer (Continuum/Bloomsbury, 2008) and co-editor of Cool Britannia: Political Theatre in the 1990s (Palgrave, 2008).