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The Second MRS Tanqueray

Sara Hudston

Sara Hudston is a writer and freelance journalist. She was born in 1968 and educated at St John’s College, Oxford, where she gained a first in English. She has also published Islomania, a book about the fascination of islands. She lives in Dorset. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Victorian Theatricals : From menageries to melodrama

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2000

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...The Second Mrs Tanqueray (1893) straddles the world of the old Victorian theatre and the new drama of the 1890s. It is a play with the imaginative texture of a novel that bears up to being read alone. It is more interested in inner states...

The Business of Matrimony

Sara Hudston

Sara Hudston is a writer and freelance journalist. She was born in 1968 and educated at St John’s College, Oxford, where she gained a first in English. She has also published Islomania, a book about the fascination of islands. She lives in Dorset. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Victorian Theatricals : From menageries to melodrama

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2000

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...Marriage was the glue that stuck Victorians together. Matrimony pasted everyone in place like so many photographs in an album and labelled them with a name and a station. Where there was dissention, trouble and unrest, marriage...

The Enchanted Isle

Sara Hudston

Sara Hudston is a writer and freelance journalist. She was born in 1968 and educated at St John’s College, Oxford, where she gained a first in English. She has also published Islomania, a book about the fascination of islands. She lives in Dorset. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Victorian Theatricals : From menageries to melodrama

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2000

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...The popular theatre’s obsession with sensational ‘true’ stories may be broadly compared to modern television’s and tabloid journalism’s love of real-life drama. Then as now, crime was a favourite subject and melodramas such as Sweeney Todd...

An Evening At A Whitechapel Gaff

Sara Hudston

Sara Hudston is a writer and freelance journalist. She was born in 1968 and educated at St John’s College, Oxford, where she gained a first in English. She has also published Islomania, a book about the fascination of islands. She lives in Dorset. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Victorian Theatricals : From menageries to melodrama

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2000

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...It is worth comparing Hardy’s literary account, set as it is within the familiar landscape of the novel, with a piece of journalism describing a visit to a penny theatre – or gaff – in Whitechapel, which was published in the same year...

The Factory Lad

Sara Hudston

Sara Hudston is a writer and freelance journalist. She was born in 1968 and educated at St John’s College, Oxford, where she gained a first in English. She has also published Islomania, a book about the fascination of islands. She lives in Dorset. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Victorian Theatricals : From menageries to melodrama

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2000

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...The Factory Lad is a melodrama that would like to be a revenge tragedy. Its simple plot is broken across a social dilemma concerning the disintegration of the old, feudal, agricultural-based relationship between master and servant and its...

Far From The Madding Crowd

Sara Hudston

Sara Hudston is a writer and freelance journalist. She was born in 1968 and educated at St John’s College, Oxford, where she gained a first in English. She has also published Islomania, a book about the fascination of islands. She lives in Dorset. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Victorian Theatricals : From menageries to melodrama

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2000

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...Vincent Crummies’ shambling pony had a truly illustrious theatrical parentage. Its mother, who fired pistols and went to bed in a nightcap, probably worked for Andrew Ducrow at Asdey’s Royal Amphitheatre while the rather low-life father...

Society

Sara Hudston

Sara Hudston is a writer and freelance journalist. She was born in 1968 and educated at St John’s College, Oxford, where she gained a first in English. She has also published Islomania, a book about the fascination of islands. She lives in Dorset. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Victorian Theatricals : From menageries to melodrama

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2000

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...The smart audiences who saw Society got what they liked — a bang up-to-date, fashionable, amusing play staged in a nice, clean theatre with carpet underfoot and white lace antimacassars in the stalls. The feminine touch came from theatre...

Acting Proverbs

Sara Hudston

Sara Hudston is a writer and freelance journalist. She was born in 1968 and educated at St John’s College, Oxford, where she gained a first in English. She has also published Islomania, a book about the fascination of islands. She lives in Dorset. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Victorian Theatricals : From menageries to melodrama

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2000

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...Drawing-room theatricals soon became standard home entertainment for the respectable middle classes and charades came to be regarded as tame, even somewhat passe. In 1858 Routledge published a new volume of playlets intended for home...

Jason In Colchis

Sara Hudston

Sara Hudston is a writer and freelance journalist. She was born in 1968 and educated at St John’s College, Oxford, where she gained a first in English. She has also published Islomania, a book about the fascination of islands. She lives in Dorset. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Victorian Theatricals : From menageries to melodrama

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2000

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...Extravaganzas were another distinct variety of entertainment designed to amuse and divert. Related to burletta, pantomime and older forms of masque, these were witty and glamorous with a strong element of burlesque. James Robinson Planché...

Vanity Fair

Sara Hudston

Sara Hudston is a writer and freelance journalist. She was born in 1968 and educated at St John’s College, Oxford, where she gained a first in English. She has also published Islomania, a book about the fascination of islands. She lives in Dorset. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Victorian Theatricals : From menageries to melodrama

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2000

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...The Victorians’ liking for outlandish clothes went beyond their excessive fashions; waist-crushing corsets, men’s wing collars and the bustle. Henry Cyril Paget, 5th Marquis of Anglesey (1875-1905) was a notoriously decadent poseur whose...