Playwrights' Progress - Patterns of Postwar British Drama

Playwrights' Progress - Patterns of Postwar British Drama $29.99

Colin Chambers & Mike Prior

Published by AmberLane Press

Established dramatists like Coward, Rattigan, and Priestley continued to write successful plays after the War yet without breaking new ground

Experiment lay elsewhere - for example, in the work of Ewan MacColl writing for the new Theatre Workshop under the direction of Joan Littlewood

It wasn't until the watershed year of 1956 that John Osborne burst upon the London stage with his first play Look Back in Anger at the Royal Court, and so began the dazzling new era charted in this fascinating book

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