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Stages in the Revolution
Political Theatre in Britain Since 1968



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ISBN 9781032046860
September 6, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
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This book, first published in 1980, is a comprehensive study of the radical theatre movement in Britain from 1968 to 1978. The essays are based on first-hand interviews, with each section being introduced with a summary of key events before detailing the artists under examination.

Table of Contents

1. 1968  1.1. CAST (Cartoon Archetypical Slogan Theatre)  1.2. John Arden and Margaretta D’Arcy  1.3. AgitProp Street Players / Red Ladder  1.4. Ed Berman and Inter-Action  2. 1969  2.1. Albert Hunt and the Bradford College of Art Theatre Group  2.2. Welfare State  2.3. Pip Simmons Theatre Group 2.4. Edward Bond  3. 1970  3.1. David Mercer  3.2. Arnold Wesker  4. 1971  4.1. John McGrath and 7:84 Theatre Company  4.2. Hull Truck  5. 1972  5.1. David Edgar and The General Will  5.2. Subsidy  6. 1973  6.1. Trevor Griffiths  6.2. The Association of Community Theatres (TACT)  7. 1974  7.1. Howard Brenton and Portable Theatre  7.2. Belt and Braces Roadshow  8. 1975  8.1. The Independent Theatre Council (ITC)  8.2. Equity  8.3. Joint Stock Theatre Group  8.4. Womens Theatre Group  8.5. Gay Sweatshop  8.6. Broadside Mobile Workers Theatre  8.7. Barrie Keefe  8.8. Howard Barker  9. 1976  9.1. The ICA Theatre  9.2. The National Theatre  9.3. Monstrous Regiment  9.4. Caryl Churchill  10. 1977  10.1. North West Spanner  10.2. Theatre Writers Union (TWU)  11. 1978  11.1. The Combination  11.2. David Hare

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Catherine Itzin