A Concise Companion to Contemporary British and Irish Drama

Mary E Luckhurst (Editor), Nadine Holdsworth (Editor)

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Focusing on major and emerging playwrights, institutions, and various theatre practices this Concise Companion examines the key issues in British and Irish theatre since 1979. Written by leading international scholars in the field, this collection offers new ways of thinking about the social, political, and cultural contexts within which specific aspects of British and Irish theatre have emerged and explores the relationship between these contexts and the works produced. It investigates why particular issues and practices have emerged as significant in the theatre of this period.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages304
ISBN (Electronic)9780470690987
ISBN (Print)9781118492130, 978-1118492130
Publication statusPublished - 24 Aug 2007


  • Theatre, Britain, Ireland, Contemporary, Performance


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