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Published: 01 December 2020

832 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198749585

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The Oxford Book of Theatrical Anecdotes

Gyles Brandreth

  • Covers the history of theatre from Shakespeare to Daniel Day-Lewis
  • Witty and entertaining: each anecdote will illuminate
  • Features tales of unknown actors alongside famous performers, making space for the pantomime horse alongside the Great Tragedian
  • Divided into five parts, or 'Acts'
  • Includes an entertaining anecdotal prologue from the author and broadcaster Gyles Brandreth

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