Download e-book for iPad: After Miss Julie by Patrick Marber

By Patrick Marber

ISBN-10: 0822224399

ISBN-13: 9780822224396

A brand new model of an international vintage by way of one in every of Britain's best-known modern playwrights. After leave out Julie relocates August Strindberg's leave out Julie (1888) to an English state apartment in July 1945. during this radical re-imagining of theatre's first "naturalistic tragedy" the occasions of Strindberg's unique are transposed to the evening of the British Labour Party's "landslide" election victory.

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When the stonemasons went on strike in 1841, they hired the Victoria Theatre in order to present a dramatised version of their own case. 29 The headquarters of the National Union of the Working Classes in the early 1830s, the Rotunda in Blackfriars Road, London was also a theatre: some overlap there? Finally, the Select Committee of 1832 looking into Dramatic Literature was anxious about the political drama which they suspected was being staged at minor theatres - but it is important to note that the manager of the Coburg denied this assertion, stating that if he had done so he would have run the risk of opposing groups tearing his theatre apart, a consideration which must have weighed heavily with many other managers.

Other rival entertainments offered an attractive alternative to the theatres and penny gaffs. The railways prompted the growth of seaside excursions and resorts. Football was reorganised on a mass basis with larger stadiums. The Daily Mail was launched in 1896 as a cheap tabloid based upon a massive circulation and heavy advertising. Bioscope shows were introduced into this country by February 1896, and photography became a popular hobby in the 1890s after the advent of the simple Box Brownie camera.

28 We do not know. When the stonemasons went on strike in 1841, they hired the Victoria Theatre in order to present a dramatised version of their own case. 29 The headquarters of the National Union of the Working Classes in the early 1830s, the Rotunda in Blackfriars Road, London was also a theatre: some overlap there? Finally, the Select Committee of 1832 looking into Dramatic Literature was anxious about the political drama which they suspected was being staged at minor theatres - but it is important to note that the manager of the Coburg denied this assertion, stating that if he had done so he would have run the risk of opposing groups tearing his theatre apart, a consideration which must have weighed heavily with many other managers.

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