Vol. 40, No. 1

pp1-48, 1986


  1. Nell Gwyn's Birthdate

    David Bond

  2. The Problem with Pollux

    Donald Mullin and J. M. Bell

  3. Sketches for Scenery by Clarkson Stanfield: New Finds 1980-84

    Pieter van der Merwe


The Repertory Movement: A History of Regional Theatre in Britain

George Rowell and Anthony Jackson

Medieval English Drama, a casebook

Peter Happé, ed.

Victorian Actors and Actresses in Review. A Dictionary of Contemporary Views of Representative British and American Actors and Actresses, 1837-1901

Compiled and edited, and with an introduction, by Donald Mullin

Charlotte Deans (1768-1859): a Commentary on the Story of a Travelling Player

Frances Marshall

Footlights! A Hundred Years of Cambridge Comedy

Robert Hewison

A Critical History of Modern Irish Drama, 1891-1980

D. E. S. Maxwell

Dramatic Texts and Records of Britain: A Chronological Topography to 1558

Ian Lancashire

George Alexander Stevens and the "Lecture on Heads"

Gerald Kahan

The Rakish Stage: Studies in English Drama, 1660-1800

Robert D. Hume

The Shakespeare Tercentenary of 1864

Richard Foulkes

The Reconstruction of a Spanish Golden Age Playhouse: El Corral del Principe, 1583-1744

John J. Allen

Henry Purcell and the London Stage

Curtis Alexander Price

Theatre Posters

Charlotte Haill

Plays & Players

compiled by Phyllis Hartnoll

John Wilton's Music Hall - The Handsomest Room in Town

Peter Honri

Nell Gwyn’s Birthdate –§– The Problem with Pollux –§– Sketches for Scenery by Clarkson Stanfield: New Finds 1980-84.


Sybil Rosenfeld, retiring editor
Dr Russell Jackson, newly appointed editor

Professor Heinz Kindermann, 1896-1986
also, death of Eric Walter White, CBE



Henry Ayliff

John Braham

James Hewlett

Percy Shelley Theatre

A Prompter’s Equipment

Theatre Photographs

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