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Martin Banham has been involved in theatre in Nigeria where he co-founded the Ibadan School of Drama.
He has extensive knowledge of theatre as it is performed on stage.
Martin Banham Books
Anton Chekhov was born on January 29, 1860 and died on July 15, 1904. Chekov was a Russian author of plays and short stories. Many of these short stories can be found in
Plays and Stories
Anton Chekhov Books
The Coen Brothers
The Coen Brothers are American film directors, producers, screenwriters, and editors. They are Joel and Ethan Coen.
The pair have produced many very successful films such as Fargo (1996), The Big Lebowski (1998) and No Country for Old Men (2007), to mention a few.
The Hudsucker Proxy
is one of their less-successful efforts, but interesting nonetheless.
The Coen Brothers Books
A Practical Guide to Working in Theatre by Gill Foreman
Gill Foreman was the Acting Head of the Young People's Programme at the Royal Shakespeare Co. and former Director of Education at the Bristol Old Vic.
Gill Foreman Books
Philadelphia Here I Come by Brian Friel
Brian Friel was born in Knockmoyle, Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland on January 9, 1929.
He died on October 2, 2015 in Greencastle, County Donegal, Ireland. Friel was a dramatist and a short story writer. He has been compared with Samuel Becker, Harold Pinter, Arthur Miller and Tennessee Williams for the quality of his craft.
Philadelphia Here I Come
is set in the fictional town of Ballybeg, as a number of his other plays are set.
In these plays Friel offers us the vantage point to see a town developing from a small rural setting to a modern developed small city.
Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen
This is Ibsen's last play in verse and is based on Norwegian folklore
Three Comedies by Ben Jonson
Ben Jonson was an English playwright and poet. He is regarded as second only to William Shakespeare in greatness for his Bartholomew Fair comedies. Indeed, there are those who suspect that it is Ben Johnson who scribed the plays and not Shakespeare.
Ben Jonson was born on June 11, 1572 and died on August 16, 1637.
contains his best-known comedies, Volpone, The Alchemist and Bartholomew Fair.
Michael Collins by Neil Jordan
Neil Jordan was born in Rosses Point, Sligo, Ireland on February 25, 1950. Jordan is a film director, screenwriter, novelist among other things.
He is known mostly for The Crying Game and
Carla's Song by Paul Laverty
CARLA`S SONG tells the story of the relationship between George, a feckless Scottish bus driver, and Carla, a refugee from Nicaragua, adrift in Glasgow.
Floating Island Plays by Eduardo Machado
Tragedy of Pompey the Great by John Masefield
Story of the Abbey Theatre by Sean McCann
Shining City by Conor McPherson
Shaw and the Nineteenth Century Theatre by Martin Meisel
Crucible by Arthur Miller
Wendy Nelson Cave
Who's Who in Shakespeare? by Wendy Nelson Cave
The Company I Kept by Phyllis Ryan
Kindertransport by Diane Samuels
Jean Paul Sartre
Altona and Other Plays by Jean Paul Sartre
The Actor's Book of Contemporary Stage Monologues by Nina Shengold
Professor Tim by George Shiels
Three Plays by August Strindberg
Life of Kenneth Tynan by Kathleen Tynan
A View of the English Stage by Kenneth Tynan
A Streetcar Named Desire and Other Plays by Tennessee Williams