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Volume 31


Vol. 31, No. 1 (pp1-48, 1977)

Cyril Beaumont –§– That Enterprising Property Player: Semi-Professional Drama in Sixteenth-Century England –§– George Frederick Cooke's Early Years in the Theatre –§– From the Artificial Towards the Real: The Acting of William Farren –§– The Shakespearean Productions of Lewis Wingfield, 1883-90. NB: Uniquely, all three issues in this volume have the page range 1-48

Vol. 31, No. 2 (pp1-48, 1977) - see Issue page for availability

The King's Players at Stratford-upon-Avon, 1622 –§– The "Game Place" and "House" at Great Yarmouth, 1493-1595 –§– The "First" Playhouse Bill: A Stage Ghost –§– The Ingenious Squire: New Aspects of Isaac Pocock (1782-1835) –§– "Disillusioned Bards and Despised Bohemians": Michael Field's A Question of Memory at the Independent Theatre Society –§– E. W. Godwin and the Theatre –§– A Juvenile Drama Collection –§– The National Museum of Music Hall. NB: Uniquely, all three issues in this volume have the page range 1-48

Vol. 31, No. 3 (pp1-48, 1977)

A Brief Description of the Frank Pettingell Collection of Plays in the University Library, Canterbury, Kent –§–Platforms and Picture Frames: A Conjectural Reconstruction of the Duke of York's Theatre, Dorset Garden, 1669-1709 –§– Manuscript Casts for Revivals of Shadwell's "The Libertine" and "Epsom Wells" –§– Pre-1642 Cast-Lists and a New One for "The Maid's Tragedy" –§– Helen Faucit and Ellen Terry as Portia. NB: Uniquely, all three issues in this volume have the page range 1-48

Volume 10


Vol. 10, No. 1 (pp1-32, Autmn 1955)

W. J. Lawrence: A Handlist, V –§– Tennis Court Theatres in England and Scotland –§– Early Theatres in Marylebone –§– The Comedy Theatre –§– Another Gilbert "Borrowing" –§– The Authorship of Tit For Tat, A Manuscript Source for 18th-Century Theatrical History.

Vol. 10, No. 2 (pp33-64, Winter 1955/56)

An 18thC Prompter's Notes –§– Two Titus Productions –§– Reconstruction of the Duke's Playhouse in Lincoln's Inn Fields, 1661-1671 –§– A Checklist of Books and Periodicals Written, Designs and Edited by Edward Gordon Craig –§– W. J. Lawrence: A Handlist, VI –§– Allan Wade, 1881-1955.

Vol. 10, No. 3 (pp65-100, Spring 1956)

W. J. Lawrence: A Handlist, VII –§– A Glimpse Behind the Curtain –§– Notes on English Theatrical Performers in Spain: Part II (1583-1868) –§– A New Theory About the Swan Drawing –§– The Theatre Royal at Worcester –§– Some Notes on John Braham (1774?-1856) at the St James's Theatre –§– The Art of the Minor Theatres in 1860.

Vol. 10, No. 4 (pp101-136, Summer 1956)

Photographing Old Theatres –§– Charles Reade & Dickens - A Fight Against Piracy –§– Notes on the Reconstruction of the Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre –§– W. J. Lawrence: A Handlist, VIII –§– Scene Designs of William Capon –§– An English Scene Painter in America –§– The Society for Theatre Research Resumé of Presidential Address, 1956.