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British Theatre Companies: 1965-1979 : CAST, The People Show, Portable Theatre, Pip Simmons Theatre

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Each volume in this series 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 some of the major companies.

Volume One 1965-1979, covers the period often accepted as the 'golden age' of British Fringe companies, looking at the birth of companies concerned with touring their work to an ever-expanding circuit of 'alternative' performance venues.

Leading academics provide case studies of the most important companies, including:

* 7:84, by David Pattie (University of Chester)* Welfare State International, by Gillian Whitely (Loughborough University)* CAST, by Bill McDonnell (University of Sheffield)* Portable Theatre Company, by Chris Megson (Royal Holloway, University of London)* The People Show, by Grant Tyler Peterson* The Pip Simmons Theatre Group, by Kate Dorney (The Victoria and Albert Museum)

Number of Pages: 320
Genre: Performing Arts
Series Title: British Theatre Companies: From Fringe to Mainstream
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Author: John Bull
Language: English
Street Date: December 15, 2016
TCIN: 51477745
UPC: 9781408175439
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-6036
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