British Theatre Companies: 1980-1994: Joint Stock, Gay by Graham Saunders

By Graham Saunders

This sequence of 3 volumes presents a groundbreaking learn of the paintings of some of the so much leading edge and demanding British theatre businesses from 1965 to the current. every one quantity offers a survey of the political and cultural context, an intensive survey of the range of theatre businesses from the interval, and precise case reports of six of the key companies.

Volume , 1980–1994, covers the interval whilst cuts lower than Margaret Thatcher's Tory govt replaced the panorama for British theatre. but it additionally observed a variety of businesses that made feminism and gender valuable to their paintings, and the institution of recent black and Asian businesses.

Leading teachers offer case reports of six of an important businesses, including:
* great Regiment, by way of Kate Dorney (The Victoria & Albert Museum)
*Forced leisure, by way of Sarah Gorman (University of Roehampton, London, UK)
* homosexual Sweatshop, via Sara Freeman (University of Puget Sound, USA)
* Joint inventory, by means of Jaqueline Bolton (University of Lincoln, UK)
* Theatre de Complicite, via Michael Fry
* Talawa, via Kene Igweonu (Canterbury Christ Church college, UK)

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