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Edward the Second

By: Marlowe, Christopher

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester University Press: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 027551

ISBN: 0719030897

Condition: Near Fine


Edited by Charles L. Forker. Provides the most complete and detailed edition of Edward II ever published. Clean, bright paperback - 369 pages including a glossarial index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Modern Essays and Sketches

By: Marriott, J. W. (editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson: 1938

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035766

Condition: Good


Part of the Nelson Classic Series in which this edition forms a supplement to A Hundred English Plays, which is No.370 in the series. Good, clean copy with odd foxing to page edges. Unclipped d/w shows light wear & tear. Previous owner's details, in pencil, to ffep. 198 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Dick Whittington ( Theatre Programme )

By: Masters, Ian ( Director )

Price: £8.50

Publisher: St. Albans, Hertfordshire, St. Albans Leisure: 1988

Seller ID: 057556

Condition: Very Good


Clean, stapled booklet for the pantomime held at St. Albans City Hall from 15th December 1988 for a Season and starring Dave Lee Travis as King Rat together with Wincey Willis, The Chuckle Brothers and Barrington Brown. Includes local advertisements of the day. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Companion to the Theatre : The Anglo-American Stage from 1920

By: May, Robin

Price: £11.00

Publisher: Guildford, Surrey, Lutterworth Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050885

ISBN: 0718819063

Condition: Very Good


Deals extensively with all the major theatrical genres , highlighting certain plays and productions that are milestones in the story of the English-speaking theatre. Clean square hardback with small cut-out to ffep. Price-clipped d/w shows slight sunning to spine - 304 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Quiet Wedding - a Play

By: McCracken, Esther

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Samuel French: 1940

Seller ID: 049884

Condition: Good


A comedy in three acts Good clean copy with faded spine and small tape repair to base of spine. Previous owner's name on title page. 104 page booklet. French's Acting Edition No 981 View more info

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Theatre of Aristophanes

By: McLeish, Kenneth

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson Ltd: 1982

Seller ID: 066347

ISBN: 0500272735

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, bright large format paperback. 192 pages including index. Looks at the first creative genius in Western stage comedy, examining how Aristophanes plays would have been staged, their effect on the audiences, how actors would have interpreted their lines and played the jokes etc. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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All Night Service - a Play

By: Merivale, Bernard

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, H.F.W. Deane: 1935

Seller ID: 049889

Condition: Good


A comedy for women in one act set in Clayton's West End Typewriting Bureau. List of names written next to the Characters list on first page else a good clean copy 32 page stapled booklet. View more info

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Robin-a-Tiptoe

By: Merivale, Bernard

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, H.F.W. Deane: 1938

Seller ID: 049892

Condition: Reading Copy


A play for women in one act set in the living room of Ada Prime's cottage. Outer covers are missing, previous owner's name on first page else a good clean copy 27 page stapled booklet. View more info

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Jane Austen's Emma ( Theatre Programme )

By: Millar, Martin and MacKichan, Doon ( Adapted By )

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Oxford, John Good Holbrook: 1999

Seller ID: 057493

Condition: Near Fine


20 page stapled programme for the production held at the Palace Theatre, Watford between 28th May and June 19th, 1999. Directed by Guy Retellack and starring Lorraine Brunning, Adam Croasdell, Gillian Hanna etc. Clean, bright copy which includes a number of local advertisements of the day. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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La Coupe et Les Levres - a Quoi Revent Les Jeunes Filles

By: Musset, Alfred De

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Paris, France, Artheme Fayard:

Seller ID: 014316

Condition: Very Good


Text in FRENCH. 96pp. Undated. Pages yellowing a little with age. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Readings from British Drama : Extracts from British and Irish Plays

By: Nicoll, Allardyce

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050289

Condition: Good


Provides, as it were, the illustrative quotations which could not be used in the companion volume - British Drama. Light sunning to page margins else a good clean copy in blue boards showing light shelfwear and bumping. Gilt decoration and lettering to spine - 440 pages. View more info

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Ah, Wilderness!, The Hairy Ape, & All God's Chillun Go Wings

By: O'Neill, Eugene

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1960

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 065306

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's initials & date inside front cover. Pages tanned with age. Otherwise a very good clean paperback. 235 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Pattern Plays

By: Oakden E. C. & Sturt, Mary

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021203

Condition: Good


Good, clean copy with no annotation. Boards are well rubbed. 176 pages including appendix. Originally published so as to interest older children in the craftsmanship of plays by showing how stories in narrative form can be turned into plays. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Murder in the Cathedral (THEATRE PROGRAMME)

By: Oldfield, Julian ( Director )

Price: £8.50

Publisher: 1974

Seller ID: 058079

Condition: Very Good


16 page stapled programme for the production held at the Gateway Theatre, Chester in the summer of 1974 and starring Vernon Nurse, David Williams, Richard Adams, Nicholas Day etc. Includes nostalgic local advertisements of the day. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Wayne in a Manger

By: Phinn, Gervase

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 2005

Seller ID: 062231

ISBN: 0718148363

Condition: Near Fine


Humorously illustrated book based on unrehearsed moments during Christmas and Nativity school plays. Unread hardback in an unclipped d/w - 115 pages. Slightest signs of storage. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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La Peine Capitale , La Roi De La Fete

By: Pige, Claude-Andre

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Paris, France, La Table Ronde: 1952

Seller ID: 036106

Condition: Good


TEXT IN FRENCH. Two plays. A good clean paperback whose pages are browning with age. Edges untrimmed. 345 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Responding to Chekhov : The Journey of a Lifetime (SIGNED)

By: Pitcher, Harvey J.

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Cromer, Norfolk, Swallow House Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 052617

ISBN: 0905265084

Condition: Near Fine


The author, who has had a lifelong interest in Chekov, describes his present book as a report on his findings, a kind of debriefing after a long and varied journey as he interprets the man as well as his stories and plays with the major part of the book devoted to discussions of the later stories. Clean bright paperback which is SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription ''To my dear friends Leni and Christopher. with every good wish from Harvey Cromer 14.10.2010''. 290 pages including index. View more info

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What Is Wrong with the Stage

By: Poel, William

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1920

Seller ID: 043139

Condition: Good


Some notes on the English Theatre from the earliest times by the founder and director of The Elizabethan Stage Society. Original cover price 24d. Good clean booklet save a reference number to title page - 38 pages. View more info

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Tyranny and Tea-Cakes

By: Popplewell, Olive M.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, H.F.W. Deane & Sons: 1931

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022742

Condition: Very Good


A very good copy presented in sewn paper wraps. 20 pages. Small stain to page 16. A few pages dog-eared. The name Jenny written on first page. Part of the Village Drama Society Plays series. "A comedy in one act". Set in Yorkshire with the dialogue written in local dialect. View more info

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Sheridan Plays

By: Price, Cecil ( Edited with an Introduction By )

Price: £15.50

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1975

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 064338

ISBN: 0192541692

Condition: Very Good


Part of the Oxford Standard Authors Series in which Professor Price discusses the playwright, the plays, and the social mores of the period. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear/rubbing with longish crease to spine strip - 442 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info