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...Timothy Mason is an American playwright, well-known for writing the lyrics and book version of the hit Broadway musical Dr Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! He is the author of many plays, produced by numerous acting companies, including Babylon Gardens and The Fiery Furnace. His first novel, The Last Synapsid, was published in 2009....
... been the co-founder of three theatre companies, the most recent being Eastern Front Theatre with Wendy Lill and Gay Hauser. She is the former artistic director of the Magnetic North Theatre Festival....
...Andrew Thompson has worked as an actor for companies including the National Theatre and Sheffield Theatres. As a writer, he has had works staged at Arch468, Sheffield Theatres, Chats Palace, White Bear Theatre and The Vaults, amongst...
...Christopher Morris is a director, actor and playwright residing in Toronto. He is the founder and artistic director of Human Cargo, and is co-founder/co-artistic director of the Tununiq Arsarniit Theatre Group, an Inuit theatre company...
...Ian McDiarmid is an actor. He was Joint Artistic Director of the Almeida Theatre, London, from 1990 to 2001. His extensive career includes leading roles with all the major British companies. He won a Tony Award for his performance in Brian...
...Simon Startin has worked with companies such as Graeae, Red Shift and Fittings. His first play, Revolting was funded by London Arts and was a dark satire on models of disability. Since then he has worked with London Bubble Theatre Company...

The acting companies

Siobhan Keenan

Siobhan Keenan is a Senior Lecturer at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Acting Companies and their Plays in Shakespeare’s London

Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2014



...Post-hast. Lett’s make vp a company of Players, For we can all sing and say, And so (with practice) soone may learne to play. John Marston ,...
...Brian Mullin is an American playwright based in London. He writes plays, creates devised theatre, and also work as a dramaturg and creative writing facilitator with a range of different groups and companies. A founding member of Babakas,...
...Philip Osment was brought up on a farm in North Devon and read Modern Languages at Keble College, Oxford. He trained as an actor and acted with leading alternative theatre companies, including Gay Sweatshop, The Half Moon and Shared...

British Theatre Companies: 1995–2014

Liz Tomlin

Liz Tomlin is senior lecturer in the Department of Drama and Theatre Arts at the University of Birmingham, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Theatre Companies 1995–2014 : Mind the Gap, Kneehigh Theatre, Suspect Culture, Stan’s Cafe, Blast Theory, Punchdrunk

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2015



... of reasons. Primarily, the expansion of activity from the roll out of Lottery funding in 1995 led, not only to a proliferation of companies that far exceeds earlier periods, but also to a diversity of support for such companies that extends well...