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Early London theatres.

T. Fairman Ordish

Early London theatres.

by T. Fairman Ordish

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Published by E. Stock in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theater -- England -- London -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesAntiquary"s library
    The Physical Object
    Pagination298 p.
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22905879M
    LC Control Number12019450

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of 1st ed., London, Elliot Stock, Description: [22], pages, 3 folded leaves. Books shelved as theatre-history: Towards a Poor Theatre by Jerzy Grotowski, History of the Theatre by Oscar Gross Brockett, The Year of Lear: Shakespear.

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ordish, T. Fairman (Thomas Fairman), Early London theatres. London, E. Stock, Musings on Lost Theatres List of London's Lost Theatres and Music Halls. I n his book, 'London's Lost Theatres of the 19th Century,' Erroll Sherson begins by writing a chapter on, not only the tragic 'Theatre losses,' but the state of the acting profession and the artistes of the time.

I have included the chapter here because the parallels with the present time are obvious to the. Most early theatre in England evolved out of church services of the 10th and 11th centuries.

It became a truly popular form around when religious leaders encouraged the staging of mystery cycles (stories from the Bible) and miracle plays (stories of the lives of saints).

Shakespeare moved around quite a bit in London. We know that in he was living in Bishopsgate because court records show that he owed taxes there at that time. By he had moved across the river to the Liberty of the Clink on Bankside on property owned by the Bishop of Winchester’s estate, where the Globe Theatre was built.

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With over 40 major theatres located in and around the West End, it can be difficult to keep up with what's going on in theatreland. That's why we've put together this simple interactive map that features all of London's most popular theatres and the shows currently booking at each.The Puritan faction, long powerful in London, gained control of the city early in the First English Civil War, and on 2 Septemberthe Long Parliament, pushed by the Parliamentarian party, under Puritan influence, banned the staging of plays in the London theatres though it did not, contrary to what is commonly stated, order the closure.