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Post-war British theatre

John Elsom

Post-war British theatre

by John Elsom

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Published by Routledge & K. Paul in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • English drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJohn Elsom.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 232 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14187985M
    ISBN 100710001681

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    Many Americans feared that the end of World War II and the subsequent drop in military spending might bring back the hard times of the Great Depression. But instead, pent-up consumer demand fueled exceptionally strong economic growth in the post-war period. The automobile industry successfully converted back to producing cars, and new Christopher Shinn: After premiering plays on both sides of the Atlantic, I've realised that from ticket prices to timing, London and New York audiences demand very different things from theatre


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Trent University Library Donation. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by stationcebu on J SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) This book, first published insets out the critical reaction to some fifty key post-war productions of the British theatre, as gauged primarily through the contemporary reviews of theatre critics.

The plays chosen are each, in their different ways, COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus   Cambridge Core - English Literature after - British Literature in Transition, – Postwar - edited by Gill Plain this book offers a more nuanced recognition of what was written and read in the period.

From wartime radio writing to s travellers, cold war poetry to radical theatre, magazine cultures to popular fiction, this In the years just after World War II, theater provided an important critique of British societys engagement with gender and sexual politics.

Sex on Stage examines how British playwrights, actors, and directors brought womens sexuality and gay and lesbian issues to the cutting edge of drama after World War II.

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Strategies of Political Theatre: Post-War British State of the Nation: British Theatre since looks at post-war Britain from a theatrical examines the constant interplay between theatre and society from the resurgent optimism of the Attlee years to the satire boom of the Sixties and the growth of political theatre under Tony Blair in  › Arts & Photography › Performing Arts › Theatre.

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Already, during the war, important innovations, such as the Beveridge Report of and the Education Act ofsignalled the desire for reform and change across many sections of the British ://   Post-War English Literature Sara Martín Alegre P08// 2 days ago  The Angry Young Men were a new breed of intellectuals who were mostly of working class or of lower middle-class origin.

Some had been educated at the postwar red-brick universities at the state’s expense, though a few were from shared an outspoken irreverence for the British class system, its traditional network of pedigreed families, and the elitist Oxford and Cambridge 2 days ago  Post-war definition: Post-war is used to describe things that happened, existed, or were made in the period | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples The Movement.

Anger as a force in s literature had its origins in a group known as the Movement. Deeply English in outlook, the Movement was a gathering of poets including Philip Larkin, Kingsley Amis, Elizabeth Jennings, Thom Gunn, John Wain, D J Enright and Robert :// /articles/thes-english-literatures-angry-decade.

8 May is one of the most momentous dates in British theatre history: it was the press night of Look Back in Anger at the Royal Court Theatre, London, only the third production of the newly formed English Stage Company. The date sharply divides 20th-century British theatre into before and after; this was the moment, so it is said, when British theatre rediscovered its artistic seriousness The book Sex on Stage: Gender and Sexuality in Post-War British Theatre, Andrew Wyllie is published by Intellect Ltd.

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Auden and the Group Theatre 21 T.S. Eliot and verse drama 24 After the Second World War 25 Terence Rattigan and post-war theatre The war years and post-World War II trends Decline of the Hollywood studios. During the U.S. involvement in World War II, the Hollywood film industry cooperated closely with the government to support its war-aims information ing the declaration of war on Japan, the government created a Bureau of Motion Picture Affairs to coordinate the production of entertainment features with The Playhouse Theatre on Northumberland United States Army in association with The American Red Cross presented Our Town, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Thornton ing to the playbill, “The Playhouse Theatre has been provided by the British Government under Reciprocal Lend-Lease to the U.S.

Forces The Theatre Unit is composed of soldiers of the United States Army. Rationing was introduced temporarily by the British government several times during the 20th century, during and immediately after a war. At the start of the Second World War inthe United Kingdom was importing 20 million long tons of food per year, including about 70% of its cheese and sugar, almost 80% of fruit and about 70% of cereals and ://  Post-war situation.

The Burma campaign had no decisive effect on the war as a whole; but it did a great deal to restore respect for British arms following the humiliations of Hong Kong, Malaya and   Judt claims, “it was in these post-war years, between andthat the line dividing East from West, Left from Right, was carved deep into European cultural and intellectual life.” 5 The United States was clearly on one side of this divide, representing Western Democracy, with the Soviet Union and the Soviet Bloc planted squarely on