Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 September 2005

256 Pages | 12 Illustrations, black & white

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719062131

Bookseller Code (06)


Staging the UK

Jen Harvie

Published by Manchester University Press

  • A new critical approach to the study of contemporary British theatre focusing on national and supranational identities, timely critical concepts and important contemporary contexts
  • Demonstrates how cultural practices produce cultural identities and relationships of power through sustained analysis of contemporary performance in the UK
  • Looks at a broad range of performance forms from play texts and musicals to festivals, installation art and site-specific and physical theatre
  • Examines performance from across the UK, looks at companies including Scottish National Theatre, Brith Gof (Wales), Tinderbox Theatre Company (Northern Ireland), DV8 Physical Theatre, Artangel and more
  • Up-to-date and clearly written, containing much original research material

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