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Memoirs of the Theatre

Payne recalls the English theatre at the turn of the 19C with wit and affection, vividly brought to life by accounts of popular actor-managers,the fit-up companies, the Playboy riots, Yeats, Mrs Horniman, and William Poel. He also captures the spirit of the American theatre of the early 20C as well as providing insights on the staging of Shakespeare

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