Lives of Shakespearian Actors, Part V: Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Henry Irving and Ellen Terry by their Contemporaries
Lives of Shakespearian Actors, Part IV: Helen Faucit, Lucia Elizabeth Vestris and Fanny Kemble by Their Contemporaries
Lives of Shakespearian Actors, Part III: Charles Kean, Samuel Phelps and William Charles Macready by their Contemporaries
Tetsuo Kishi, Anjna Chouhan, Katherine Cockin
October 01, 2012
Extracts from diaries, memoirs, private letters, obituaries and other rare ephemera are drawn together to build a contemporary account of the acting achievements and personal lives of three inspiring figures from the late nineteenth-century theatre; Herbert Beerbohm Tree, Henry Irving and Ellen...
January 01, 2011
Features three female actors who were significant in their development of new and innovative ways of performing Shakespeare....
David Francis Taylor
January 01, 2010
Features actors who were significant in their development of new and innovative ways of performing Shakespeare. This title contains extracts from diaries, memoirs, private letters, and obituaries that present a contemporary account of their acting achievements and personal lives....
February 11, 2009
During the eighteenth century, theatrical writing developed as a genre. The publishing market responded to a seemingly insatiable appetite for accounts of the personalities, social lives and performances of celebrated entertainers. This series features actors who were significant in their...
March 01, 2008
Focuses on David Garrick and the leading actors of his company at Drury Lane. This book tells how, in their time, Garrick, Macklin and Woffington were as famous for their achievements on the stage as they were infamous for their activities off it. It draws a selection of the actors' own words with...