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London’s Grand Guignol and the Theatre of Horror


A companion to UEP’s Grand-Guignol: The French Theatre of Horror (now in its third reprint). London’s Grand Guignol was established in the early 1920s at the Little Theatre in the West End. It was a high-profile venture that enjoyed popular success as much as critical controversy.





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9780859897921 | Published: 2007
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9780859897891 | Published: 2007
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9780859899277 | Published: 2015
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Making Theatre in Northern Ireland


This book examines the relationships between theatre and the turbulent political and social context of Northern Ireland since 1969. It explores key theatrical performances which deal directly with this context. The book is aimed at a student readership: it is largely play-text-based, and it contains useful contextualising material.





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9780859897396 | Published: 2006
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9780859897389 | Published: 2006
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9780859899307 | Published: 2015
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Marking Time


This book charts a genealogy of alternative practices of theatre-making since the 1960s in one particular city – Cardiff. In a series of five itineraries, it visits fifty sites where significant events occurred, setting performances within local topographical and social contexts, and in relation to a specific architecture and polity.





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9780859898768 | Published: 2013
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9780859898751 | Published: 2013
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9780859899864 | Published: 2015
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9780859899710 | Published: 2015
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On Actors And Acting


This is a book for theatre-lovers, written for anyone who shares the author's curiosity about the art of acting and about theatre past and present.




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9780859897426 | Published: 2002
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9780859896719 | Published: 2000
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Performing Grand-Guignol


From the authors of the successful Grand-Guignol and London’s Grand Guignol - also published by UEP – this book includes translations of a further eleven plays, adding significantly to the repertoire of Grand-Guignol plays available in the English language.





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9780859899963 | Published: 2016
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9780859899956 | Published: 2016
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9780859891141 | Published: 2017
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9780859891134 | Published: 2017
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Scala. Greek Myths and Ancient Drama

Opera was born out of experiments by Italian scholars of the Renaissance relating to the nature of ancient tragedy and ways in which it could be performed. Many works in the operatic repertoire derive their subject matter from ancient legends. English and Italian bilingual text. 109 colour illustrations.




Paperback    £14.00
9789607037732 | Published: 2005
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Singing Simpkin and other Bawdy Jigs


A popular crowd-pleaser in the late 16th and mid-17th century, the dramatic jig was a short, comic, bawdy musical-drama which included elements of dance, slapstick and disguise. This performance edition presents for the first time nine examples of English dramatic jigs from the late sixteenth century through to the Restoration.

 

 




Paperback    £35.00
9780859898782 | Published: 2014
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9780859899840 | Published: 2015
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9780859899628 | Published: 2015
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A Stage for Dionysos

In this collective work scholars from different disciplines discuss the staging of ancient drama in Greece and abroad, as well as the architecture, restoration and use of ancient theatres, in which ancient Greek drama now finds its true "space". 80 color and 83 b/w illus.




Paperback    £32.00
9789606878206 | Published: 2009
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The Theatre of Drottningholm - Then and Now


This book provides a vivid picture of the Drottningholm Court Theatre: the architecture, the many different activities which took place here during the Gustavian era, and the use made of the theatre since its rediscovery to explore the nature of Baroque performance.





Paperback    £25.00
9789187235924 | Published: 2015
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Theatre Workshop


Theatre Workshop: Joan Littlewood and the Making of Modern British Theatre is the first in-depth study of perhaps Britain’s most influential twentieth-century theatre company. The book sets the company’s aims and achievements in their social, political and theatrical contexts, and explores the elements which made its success so important.





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9780859897600 | Published: 2006
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9780859897594 | Published: 2006
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9780859899475 | Published: 2015
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