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Joan Littlewood's Theatre
Language: en
Pages: 323
Authors: Nadine Holdsworth
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-14 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book investigates Joan Littlewood's theatre productions and her community-based projects and activism, drawing upon extensive primary archival material.
Joan Littlewood
Language: en
Pages: 154
Authors: Nadine Holdsworth
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-14 - Publisher: Routledge

This book uses original archival material to consider the theatrical and cultural innovations of Joan Littlewood and her company, 'Theatre Workshop'. Littlewood had a huge impact on the way theatre was generated, rehearsed and presented during the twentieth century. Now reissued, Joan Littlewood is the first book to combine: an
Joan's Book
Language: un
Pages: 600
Authors: Joan Littlewood
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-28 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

'Once upon a time, the London theatre was a charming mirror held up to cosiness. Then came Joan Littlewood, smashing the glass, blasting the walls, letting the wind of life blow in a rough, but ready, world. Today, we remember this irresistible force with love and gratitude.' (Peter Brook) Along
Joan's Book
Language: un
Pages: 796
Authors: Joan Littlewood
Categories: Actresses
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: A & C Black

Presents an account of Joan Littlewood's life, from her birth in London just after the outbreak of World War I to her years touring with Theatre Workshop, her time at London's Theatre Royal, Stratford, her campaign for the "Fun Palace", and her work with students and actors worldwide.
Joan Littlewood: Dreams and Realities
Language: un
Pages: 280
Authors: Peter Rankin
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-30 - Publisher: Oberon Books

‘Theatre Workshop was not just about doing plays. It was a design for living.’ Joan Littlewood ‘My only gift is to grow a show,’ said Joan Littlewood, annoyed by what she had not achieved. Even so, her ability to do just that put her and her company, Theatre Workshop, head