Scenes and Stages

Introduction for Teachers Comedy Maid Marian and her Merry Men, Tony Robinson The Revenger’s Comedies, Alan Ayckbourn Twelfth Night, William Shakespeare Red Dwarf, Rob Grant and Doug Naylor Loot, Joe Orton Mak the Sheep-Stealer, writer unknown Shakespeare in Love, Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard Educating Rita, Willy Russell The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde …

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A Man For All Seasons

Robert Bolt: A Biographical Note Preface   Robert Bolt A Man for All Seasons The Cast People in the Play Notes on the Set and Costumes ‘Sir Thomas More’ Notes on the Play   E. R. Wood

Brecht: A Choice of Evils

Preface to the paperback edition Introduction Part One: The Man From Augsburg to Berlin (1898-1924) Berlin (1924-33) Exile (1933-48) East Berlin (1948-56) Part Two: The Artist The Poet: Brecht’s Language and its Sources The Brechtian Theatre – its Theory and Practice Part Three: Pitfalls of Commitment Brecht and Communists The Communists and Brecht Part Four: …

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The Greeks

Introduction From a preliminary talk to the actors   John Barton The translation   Kenneth Cavander The Greeks and The Royal Shakespeare Company The cast Approximate playing times of each play The Greeks The War Prologue (Euripides) Iphigenia in Aulis (Euripides) Achilles (Homer) The Trojan Women (Euripides) The Murders Hecuba (Euripides) Agamemnon (Aeschylus) Electra (Sophocles) The Gods Helen (Euripides) Orestes (Euripides) Andromache (Euripides) Iphigenia in Tauris (Euripides)

Robert Louis Stevenson: Poems I

A Child’s Garden of Verses Prefatory note by Mrs R. L. Stevenson Dedication Rain Pirate Story Foreign Lands Windy Nights Travel Singing Looking Forward Where Go The Boats? Auntie’s Skirts The Land of Counterpane The Land of Nod My Shadow A Good Boy Escape at Bedtime Marching Song The Cow Happy Thought The Wind Keepsake …

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Churchill: A Life

Illustrations List of Maps Preface Acknowledgements Childhood Harrow Towards the Army Second Lieutenant In Action To Omdurman and beyond South Africa: Adventure, Capture, Escape Into Parliament Revolt and Responsibilities The Social Field Home Secretary At the Admiralty The Coming of War in 1914 War Isolation and Escape In the Trenches ‘Deep and Ceaseless Torments’ Minister …

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