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Tiny Alice. A Play.

By: ALBEE, Edward.:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 1966.:

Seller ID: 25046


1st ed. "It is beautifully written, has a steady theatrical fascination and never fails to be dramatically intriguing." Pp. 190, stamp to fep. White cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w rubbed with edge tears. G+/G. View more info

A New Collection - Plays For Amateur Actors. With Instructions For Amateur Theatricals. New Edition.

By: ANON.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: C. Arthur Pearson, 1921 .:

Seller ID: 17638


8vo. 18.5cm x 12.4cm x 1.2cm. pp.124 (with pages of adverts at both front and rear). Clean English text, consisting of 11 playlets by: Berta Ruck; Stuart Wishing (2); Ada lenora Harris; Arlo Bates; O. Percy Martin; Clare Thornton, Thomas Cobb; F. E. Baily; Gertie De S. Wentworth-James; Mollie Kennedy. Stiff card coloured and illustrated cover (lightly soiled), spine scuffed. G+. View more info

Point of Departure. A Play in Three Acts. (Translated by Kitty Black).

By: ANOUILH, Jean.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Samuel French. 1951.:

Seller ID: 17795


"Presented at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith, on November 1st and at the Duke of Yorks Theatre, London on December 26th 1950". Pp 74. Name to fep. 2 b/w illustrations. P/b. Spine creased. G+. View more info

The Rehearsal. A Play. (English Version by Pamela Hansford Johnson and Kitty Black).

By: ANOUILH, Jean.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London: Samuel French, 1961.:

Seller ID: 15125


1st ed. A Play. Pp.66. P/b. G+. View more info

The Wasps. The Poet and the Women. The Frogs.

By: ARISTOPHANES.:

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin. 1964.:

Seller ID: 18727


"Aristophanes (c.445-c.383 BC), the supreme master of Old Comedy, wrote plays whose cheerful obsenity and sharp political satire have never been equalled". Pp 223. Name to fep. P/b. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

The Dog Beneath the Skin or Where is Francis?

By: AUDEN, W.H. and ISHERWOOD, Christopher.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1944.:

Seller ID: 41678


3rd impression. A Play in Three Acts. Pp.180, ownership details of literary scholar Howard Henry Erskine-Hill to front free endpaper, another owner's name to front free endpaper. Red cloth, rubbed. G+. View more info

Saint Thomas of Canterbury and Saint Elizabeth of Hungary. Historical Dramas.

By: BARRAUD, Clement William.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London: Longmans, Green and Co.,1892.:

Seller ID: 26041


1st ed. "These two Plays, founded on the standard works of Fr.J.Morris, S.J. and the Comate de Montalembert, were written twenty years ago(1872?). They are now published on behalf of a small school in the Colonies with which the writer is connected." (printed to verso title page). Pp.196/8(ads),some pages uncut,embossed convent stamp to title and half-title pages. Blue cloth, beautiful gilt floral 'screen' decoration to front cover, gilt title to spine. VG. View more info

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The Making of Pride and Prejudice.

By: BIRTWISTLE, Sue and CONKLIN, Susie.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Penguin/BBC Books, 1995. 014025157X:

Seller ID: 37409

ISBN: 014025157X


Reprint. "Chronicling eighteen months of work - from the original concept to the first broadcast - "The Making of Pride and Prejudice" brings vividly to life the challenges and triumphs involved in every stage of production of this sumptuous television series...Discover how Colin Firth approaches the part of Darcy...Including many full-colour photographs, interviews and lavish illustrations, "The Making of Pride and Prejudice" is an indispensable com... View more info

Hiss The Villain: Six English and American Melodramas.

By: BOOTH, Michael.(Editor).:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1964.:

Seller ID: 32285


"Dr Booth...defines melodrama and traces its development...For the plays themselves he has collated the various nineteenth century acting editions to produce a text that is both authentic and readable..." Pp.390, introduction followed by the full text of six melodramas: 1.The Miller and His Men(Isaac Pocock); 2.My Poll and My Partner Joe(John Thomas Haines); 3.Ten Nights in a Bar-Room(William W.Pratt); 4.Lost in London(Watts Phillips); 5.Under the Gaslight(Augu... View more info

The Annotated Gilbert and Sullivan. (H.M.S Pinafore; The Pirates of Penzance; Iolanthe; The Mikado; The Gondoliers).

By: BRADLEY, Ian.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin. 1982.:

Seller ID: 18748


"The five most popular Gilbert and Sullivan operas". Pp 463. Page edges slightly toned. P/b. Small tear to side of front cover. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

The Story of Christmas in Mime. With Bible Words and Carols. Sheldon Plays No. 1.

By: BROWNE, E. Martin.

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London: The Sheldon Press, 1938. 0:

Seller ID: 13319


1st.ed. "To be acted in mime or 'dumb-show': the characters show their thoughts and feelings by action alone, illustrating the narrative given by a Reader." Pp.31, owners label to front free endpaper. Paperback. VG. View more info

Act Justly or 15 Drama Sketches to solve the Worlds Problems.

By: CAFOD/CHRISTIAN AID.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Collins, 1987. 0005999588:

Seller ID: 21369

ISBN: 0005999588


1st ed. "Explores topics such as food, dept, water, slavery, the Christians involvement in issues of social justice and the allocation of the rich resources entrusted to humankind by God". Pp.128, slight toning to pages, owners name to inside front cover. Pbk, creasing to spine. G+. View more info

Religious Drama. A Handbook for Actors and Producers.

By: CHAPMAN, Raymond.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: SPCK. 1959.:

Seller ID: 15716


1st ed. "Intended to help all concerned in the presentation of Religious Drama to make it more worthy of its theme". Pp 180. 8 b/w illustrations. P/b. Spine and cover scuffed. Illustrated cover. G. View more info

The Petition.

By: CLARK, Brian.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford: Amber Press, 1986. 0906399726:

Seller ID: 36561

ISBN: 0906399726


"Everyone agrees that the world could, and should be a safer and better place. But people have always disagreed over how we should achieve this. Now, at last, there's an approach to the problem that brings all reasonable people together. 'The Petition' says, simply, enough is enough. Peace can and will break out - but only when enough voices are raised to demand it. Think about it. Then put your name down for a safer future." Pp.62/2(ads). Pbk, minor scuffs to c... View more info

The Lord of Life. A Play for Passiontide and Easter in Music, Dancing, Drama, Poetry, and Mime.

By: CLEGG, Katherine.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London: SPCK. 1972.:

Seller ID: 19753


"Suitable for performance in a church or on the stage of a school hall. The cast has over thirty speaking parts, a choir, guitar group, and dancers". Pp 31. P/b. Name to cover. Rusting to staples. G+. View more info

Green Pastures.

By: CONNELLY, Marc.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Delisle, 1963.:

Seller ID: 30866


Won the 1931 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The play re-tells the Old Testament and was a landmark in American drama, produced with the first all-black Broadway cast. Pp.123, 8 b/w photo plates, introduction and conclusion by Vincent Long and Postscripts by The Very Rev. Dr W.R.Matthews, Prof. John MacMurray and Sir Henry Self. Green cloth, d/w top edge slightly rubbed. VG/VG. View more info

The Map. A Play in Three Scenes.

By: CROPPER, Margaret.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Westminster:The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, nd.(c.1924).:

Seller ID: 41825


Third edition. Pp.24, plan for Tableau to end, spotting to closed page edges and to pp.14/15, rusting to staples. Blue card covers, small ink mark to rear cover. G+. View more info

The Nativity with Angels.

By: CROPPER, Margaret.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: Oxford University Press/Humphrey Milford, 1934.:

Seller ID: 41835


1st edition. Drama. Pp.20, remains of red paper labels to inside covers. Paperback. Good. View more info

The Passion Play of Oberammergau 1960. Music by Rochus Dedler.

By: DAISENBERGER J.A.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Germany: Community of Oberammergau, 1960.:

Seller ID: 4551


1st ed. Religious festival play, written in 1860, music written in 1815. Pp. 137, frontis,owners name to fep. P/b. G. View more info

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The Spanner Experiment. Rediscovering Two Minor Masterpieces of 1970s Agit-Prop Theatre.

By: DALTON, Ernest.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Just Press, 2010. 9781907352010:

Seller ID: 43298

ISBN: 1907352015


"In "Just a Cog" and "Partisans" - both published here for the first time - almost-disappeared voices from the past speak freshly to us of political passion, of laughter, of energy, of life. Above all, these plays have an emotional honesty and commitment to the truth that will surprise those who imagine 1970s political theatre was all bombast and sloganising.....The plays (at about 50 minutes long) are readily performable by four actors". Pp.127, 16 pages of black & whi... View more info