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The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall and Cosmopolitan Entertainment Culture

by Paul Maloney

<p>Focusing on Glasgow’s earliest surviving music hall, the Britannia, later the Panopticon, this book explores the role of one of the city’s most iconic cultural venues within the cosmopolitan entertainment market that emerged in British cities

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The Cambridge Companion to Ballet

by Marion Kant

<p>Ballet is a paradox: much loved but little studied. It is a beautiful fairy tale; detached from its origins and unrelated to the men and women who created it. Yet ballet has a history, little known and rarely presented. These great works have

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The Cambridge Companion to Hip-Hop

by Justin A. Williams

<p>It has been more than thirty-five years since the first commercial recordings of hip-hop music were made. This Companion, written by renowned scholars and industry professionals reflects the passion and scholarly activity occurring in the new

ISBN: 9781316234259

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The Cambridge Introduction to Performance Theory

by Simon Shepherd

<p>What does 'performance theory' really mean and why has it become so important across such a large number of disciplines, from art history to religious studies and architecture to geography? In this introduction Simon Shepherd explains the ...

ISBN: 9781316545140

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The Circus Age: Culture and Society under the American Big Top

by Janet M. Davis

ISBN: 9780807853993

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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery

by Jonathan Sayer, Mr Henry Lewis & Mr Henry Shields

<p>One enormous diamond<br /> Six incompetent crooks<br /> And a snoozing security guard</p> <p>What could possibly go right?</p> <p>Written by Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields of Mischief Theatre, creators of the Olivier ...

ISBN: 9781350001220

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The Comedy About a Bank Robbery

by Mr Henry Shields, Jonathan Sayer & Mr Henry Lewis

<p><em>I'm really looking forward to robbing this bank!</em><br /> Mischief Theatre's smash-and-grab hit <em>The Comedy About A Bank Robbery</em> is a fast, fabulous comedy caper and the funniest show in the West End!<br /> Summer 1958. ...

ISBN: 9781350063105

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The Comedy Bible

From stand-up to sitcom: the comedy writer's ultimate how-to guide

by Judy Carter

<span style="" >This is the definitive guide to making a career out of making people laugh. If you've got a sense of humour, you can learn to make a career out of comedy, says Judy Carter. Whether it's creating a killer stand up act, writing a ...

ISBN: 9780868197418

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The Comic Event

Comedic Performance from the 1950s to the Present

by Professor Judith Roof

<p><em>The Comic Event</em> approaches comedy as dynamic phenomenon that involves the gathering of elements of performance, signifiers, timings, tones, gestures, previous comic bits, and other self-conscious structures into an &quot;event†? that

ISBN: 9781501335730

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The Daily Drucker

by Peter Drucker

<p>A powerful new learning tool for the ambitious, self-directed manager, entrepreneur, or business person today, <strong>The Daily Drucker</strong> distils the essence of management guru Peter F. Drucker's teachings in an easy-to-access, daily ...

ISBN: 9781136019296

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The Doll Book

by Laura B. Starr

<p>This vintage book contains a detailed guide to dolls, exploring their history, popularity, and evolution the world over. From the dolls of the Native Americans to those of the Chinese, &quot;The Doll Book&quot; covers it all, making it a ...

ISBN: 9781473340428

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The Double Act

A History of British Comedy Duos

by Andrew Roberts

<p>THE double act has been at the heart of the British entertainment scene for over 150 years: from its start in the music halls, through radio shows such as Hancock’s Half Hour playing in virtually every household and on cinema and television, ...

ISBN: 9780750990295

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The Early Modern Theatre of Cruelty and its Doubles

Artaud and Influence

by Amanda Di Ponio

<p>This book examines the influence of the early modern period on Antonin Artaud’s seminal work <em>The Theatre and Its Double</em>, arguing that Elizabethan and Jacobean drama and their early modern context are an integral part of the Theatre ...

ISBN: 9783319922492

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The Eisteddfod

by Hywel Teifi Edwards

<p>The Eisteddfod, first published in 1990 as part of the University of Wales Press’s Writers of Wales series, presents the history of the National Eisteddfod to an English-speaking audience. Hywel Teifi Edwards (1934–2010), author, historian ...

ISBN: 9781783169146

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The Eleven Comedies

Complete

by Aristophanes

<p>Eleven of his 40 plays survive virtually complete. These plays, provide the only real examples of a genre of comic drama known as Old Comedy, and they are in fact used to define the genre. Also known as the Father of Comedy and the Prince of ...

ISBN: 9781515414506

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The Essential Guide to Tap Dance

by Derek Hartley

<p>From the propulsive rhythm of the African dancer, to the swinging ragtime of the American jazz age, tap dancing has evolved into a unique blend of cultural expression, improvisation and creativity, open to all ages and abilities. With clear ...

ISBN: 9781785003905

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The Festival Book

by Michael Odell

<p><strong>THE PERFECT GIFT FOR FESTIVAL-GOERS</strong></p> <p>Which festival is right for you? What should you wear? What should you pack? How much glitter could you possibly need?</p> <p>With the answer to every festival questions, <em>The ...

ISBN: 9781473543317

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The Girl in the Spotty Dress - Memories From The 1950s and The Photo That Changed My Life

by Pat Stewart & Veronica Clark

<p>WHEN PAT STEWART POSED ON THE RAILINGS OF BLACKPOOL PROMENADE ON A BLUSTERY DAY, LITTLE DID SHE KNOW THE RESULTING PHOTOGRAPH WOULD BECOME AN ICONIC IMAGE OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. IT WAS ALSO ONE THAT WOULD FOLLOW HER THROUGHOUT HER ...

ISBN: 9781786061652

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The History Of Dance - Ballet

by Lilly Grove

<p>Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original

ISBN: 9781473352490

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The History Of Dance - Ritual Dance

by Lilly Grove

<p>Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original

ISBN: 9781473352520

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