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Christmas Book Sale – 3 for £20 

Browse the STR Bookshop here and pick out your books. Click here to download the form, fill out your choices,…

Christmas Book Sale – 5 for £25 

Browse the STR Bookshop here and pick out your books. Click here to download the form, fill out your choices,…

Christmas Book Sale – Overseas Postage 

If your books are to be sent overseas, please add £5 towards postage costs.

The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968, 4 volumes 

Steve Nicholson’s important four-part analysis of British Theatre censorship from 1900-1968 is published in a new paperback edition with contextualising timeline and biographies.

The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968, Volume 1 

Volume One of Steve Nicholson’s important four-part analysis of British theatre censorship covers the years 1900-1932, and includes contextualising timeline and biographies.

The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968, Volume 2 

Volume Two of Steve Nicholson’s important four-part analysis of British theatre censorship from 1900-1968 covers the period from 1933 to 1952, and includes contextualising timeline and biographies.

The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968, Volume 3 

Volume Three of Steve Nicholson’s The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968 covers the 1950s and demonstrates the extent to which censorship shaped the theatre voices of this decade.

The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968, Volume 4 

Volume Four of Steve Nicholson’s four volume revised paperback edition of The Censorship of British Drama 1900-1968, covers the 1960s, a significant decade in social and political spheres in Britain, especially in the theatre.

Sarah Baker and her Kentish Theatres 1737-1816: Challenging the Status Quo 

Sarah Baker was an illiterate fairground performer who became one of the most successful self-made women of her time. By presenting her unlikely transformation from strolling player to wealthy entrepreneur in relation to the pressures under which she operated, this book casts new light not only on the role of Georgian provincial theatre but also on the volatile times in which Sarah Baker lived.

New Member Offer – 5 for £25, plus the 2019-2020 Annual Publication 

For New Members only: the Society is offering any five books in the catalogue* for only £25, inclusive of p&p….

New Member Offer with ‘The Theatric Tourist’ 

For New Members only, the Society is offering any five books in the catalogue* for only £25, plus a copy…

The Holdens: Monarchs of the Marionette Theatre 

Based on extensive archival research and lavishly illustrated, The Holdens: Monarchs of the Marionette Theatre explains why the Holden family were the most celebrated English marionette performers of the 19th century

The Soho Theatre 1968-1981 

The Soho Theatre 1968-1981 is a detailed study of the development of one of the most successful theatres …

Shakespeare for Everyman: Ben Greet in Early Twentieth-Century America 

Only the second book ever published on Sir Philip Ben Greet (1857-1936), this is the first to study his U.S. and Canadian tours, and the significance of his productions of Shakespeare

Bandits! or, The Collapsing Bridge 

Bandits! or, The Collapsing Bridge centres on the earliest extant motion picture filmed in a British theatre in 1902

The History of the Prince of Wales’s Theatre 1771-1903 

A closely focused history of a single venue in London over more than a century, it adds invaluably to our knowledge of London theatre history