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Interwar Theatre

Rebecca D’Monté

Rebecca D’Monte is Senior Lecturer in Drama at the University of the West of England, Bristol. Her publications include Cool Britannia? British Political Drama in the 1990s, co-edited with Graham Saunders. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Theatre and Performance 1900–1950

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Books

4

... original name), Ransom is consumed by personal ambition and patriotic fervour, which ultimately leads to his death and those of his fellow climbers. The play was based on the life of D. H. Lawrence, explorers such as T. E. Lawrence, George...

The Edwardian Theatre

Rebecca D’Monté

Rebecca D’Monte is Senior Lecturer in Drama at the University of the West of England, Bristol. Her publications include Cool Britannia? British Political Drama in the 1990s, co-edited with Graham Saunders. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Theatre and Performance 1900–1950

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Books

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... and Beatrice and Sidney Webb, and went on to include many of the most influential thinkers of the time, such as Leonard and Virginia Woolf, H. G. Wells, Emmeline Pankhurst and – briefly – Bertrand Russell. The movement was named after the Roman...

The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd

Written by

D H Lawrence

~playauthor~Written by~ D H Lawrence

Nick Hern Books, 2012

Drama Classics

Playtext

Acts: 3, Scenes: 2, Roles: Total (11), Female (6), Male (5), Unassigned (0)

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...DH Lawrence's second play The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd, written in 1910 but unpublished until 1914, is an intense and powerful drama in the naturalist tradition, set in a Nottinghamshire mining town. It was staged for the first time...

Husbands and Sons

Written by

D H Lawrence

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Ben Power

Adapted by

Ben Power

~playauthor~Written by~ D H Lawrence , Ben Power ~playauthor~Adapted by~ Ben Power

Faber and Faber, 2015

Faber Drama

Playtext

Acts: 4, Roles: Total (19), Female (11), Male (8), Unassigned (0)

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...In Husbands and Sons, Ben Power has interwoven three of D. H. Lawrence’s greatest dramas, The Daughter-in-Law, A Collier’s Friday Night and The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd. Together, they describe the community Lawrence came from with fierce...

First World War Theatre

Rebecca D’Monté

Rebecca D’Monte is Senior Lecturer in Drama at the University of the West of England, Bristol. Her publications include Cool Britannia? British Political Drama in the 1990s, co-edited with Graham Saunders. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Theatre and Performance 1900–1950

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Books

1

... it reached these shores in the first black revue, In Dahomey. Some of the biggest stars of the time – George Robey, Gertrude Lawrence, Noël Coward, Jack Buchanan – made their names in revues. In this way it crossed conventional boundaries...

Second World War Theatre and After

Rebecca D’Monté

Rebecca D’Monte is Senior Lecturer in Drama at the University of the West of England, Bristol. Her publications include Cool Britannia? British Political Drama in the 1990s, co-edited with Graham Saunders. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Theatre and Performance 1900–1950

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Books

2

.... H. Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover (1928), Vita Sackville-West’s The Edwardians (1930), Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca (1938), Virginia Woolf’s Between the Acts (1941), and Evelyn Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited (1944). As I have said...