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The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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2010
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Performing arts, Theatre
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A socialist touring theatre company founded by director and playwright John McGrath in 1971; 7:84 (Scotland) was launched two

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Stephen Lacey

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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Current Version:
2005
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Performing arts, Theatre
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153 words

Touring socialist theatre companies established in 1971 (in England) and 1973 (Scotland) by the writer, director, and cultural activist John McGrath...

Bush Theatre

Bush Theatre  

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English fringe venue above a pub in Shepherd's Bush in the west of London, opened in 1972. Initially housing work by alternative companies like 7:84, it has since specialized in ...
community theatre

community theatre  

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Form of play-making which involves a mainly non-theatrical community in the production of a script usually based on a subject of local interest. It first appeared in England in the ...
Joe Corrie

Joe Corrie  

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(b. Slamannan, Scotland, 1894; d. Alloway, Scotland, 14 Nov. 1968)Playwright. He formed a company of miner–actors in Bowhill in Fife, for which he wrote plays. His most celebrated work ...
John McGrath

John McGrath  

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(1935–2002),British dramatist, born in Birkenhead, educated at Oxford University. His early plays, notably Events while Guarding the Bofors Gun (1966) and Bakke's Night of Fame (1968), about a ...

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