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An Actor's Revenge [1962] [DVD] [1967]
An Actor's Revenge [1962] [DVD] [1967]
Dvd ~ Kazuo Hasegawa
Offered by jim-exselecky
Price: 9.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 28 July 2014
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a genuine masterpiece! Try it and see!!


Cats In Waiting Medium PVC Bag
Cats In Waiting Medium PVC Bag
Offered by INTERNET GIFT STORE
Price: 15.99

5.0 out of 5 stars new for old, 6 May 2014
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Bought this to replace my old one and found that the new version is much snazzier. Its lined and even has a snap on it! Well done, ulster weavers. I love it!


The Daughter of Time
The Daughter of Time
by Josephine Tey
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars share your favorites, 6 May 2014
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This review is from: The Daughter of Time (Paperback)
This was a gift for someone who likes thrillers and history. Its non-fail ( or at least I think so). And now that the body has been retrieved from the car park, once more, relevant! A reliably good read.


Victor Passmore the Penguin Modern Painters
Victor Passmore the Penguin Modern Painters
by Clive Bell
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars a gem!, 2 Nov 2011
A most wonderful treat for those who know this multi-faceted artist's work and a discovery for those who don't.
Alas, to my knowledge it has been out of print since the 60's. Would that Penguin would reprint.


The Giant, O'Brien
The Giant, O'Brien
by Hilary Mantel
Edition: Paperback
Price: 6.29

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars a matter of preference, 2 Nov 2011
This review is from: The Giant, O'Brien (Paperback)
My experience with Hilary Mantel is mixed.I adored WOLF HALL but I hated A PLACE OF GREATER SAFETY. I have an interest in John Hunter, so I was anxious to read this book. It is written with her inimitable skill, very dialogue-based, and fast moving. However, in the end, I felt it unsatisfactory; the stark dichotomy between the characters contrived and difficult to credit. Too much needed to be taken for granted. I was disappointed, but if you are a passionate fan of Ms Mantel, do try it. It is, without question, an unusual book.


Hamlet [DVD] [1969]
Hamlet [DVD] [1969]
Dvd ~ Nicol Williamson
Offered by RevisionNet
Price: 3.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars shakespeare with passion, 18 Jan 2010
This review is from: Hamlet [DVD] [1969] (DVD)
a performance that thankfully ignores the usual A-Level reverence for Shakespeare. Passionate and extremely physical, it is an exciting alternative to the BBC version, for example. (Compare, for example, Claire Bloom's performance as Queen Gertrude in both) Williamson's somewhat adenoidal voice can be intitially disconcerting, but the power of his performance and the sheer dramatic excitement of the entire production are proof that Shakespeare can be engaging without artificial trickery.


Everyman And Medieval Miracle Plays
Everyman And Medieval Miracle Plays
by Various
Edition: Paperback
Price: 8.46

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Collection of Medeival plays, 23 Nov 2009
probably the best available collection of Mystery plays and even a Morality play (Everyman) thrown in for good measure. Clearly printed, not "modernised" or over-run with editorial notes. A decent over-view with examples from the major cycles including both the most well-known stories and a few less well-known. All essentially dramatic in their own ways.
To notch!


Living Theatre: A History
Living Theatre: A History
by Edwin Wilson
Edition: Hardcover

4.0 out of 5 stars Condensed histories, 4 Sep 2009
Given the definitive limitations of the attempt to present a condensed history of thearre over the span of 2500 years this is probably as successful an attempt as one can possibly achieve. Sections dealing with specific countries in speciofic periods are very good indeed. The difficulties come, predictably, when it seems necessary to condense large periods including several counmtries ( and thus several cultural and practical approaches into a singular whole- like the Middle Ages.
Most impressive are the tone and style of the writing. The authors are exceptionally respectful of their readers, speaking to them as intelligent, interested adults, posing related questions to be mulled over, and generally presenting a coherent and thoughtful - and unusually successful- general history of theatre practice.


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