Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith

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Performance of text Harold Pinter
HP 's menacing play The Birthday Party had its London premiere at the Lyric, Hammersmith . Though it had toured with success in the provinces, it was almost universally attacked, and closed within a week.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Performance of text Harold Pinter
HP 's short play about imprisonment and torture,
Fraser, Antonia. Must You Go?. Random House of Canada, 2010.
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One For The Road, premiered as a lunchtime event at the Lyric, Hammersmith .
“Harold Pinter (1930 - 2008)”. doollee.com: Playwrights.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Performance of text Christopher St John
M. V. Salvage and CSJ 's collaborative adaptation The Rising Sun by Herman Heijermans was first performed by the Pioneer Players at the Lyric Theatre , Hammersmith.
Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press, 1973.
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Performance of text Josephine Tey
At the end of 1945 JT signed the contract, which gave her a royalty of five per cent, with various rights to the Citizens' Theatre. The opening in London (at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith )...
Performance of text Sarah Waters
This novel was rejected inside a year by about ten British publishers, including Virago . They eventually accepted it, but not until SW had engaged the services of an agent (who also found the book...
Textual Production Elizabeth Bowen
It had a provincial tour before opening at the Lyric , Hammersmith, which Perry was managing. It was the first play in which the twenty-three-year-old, newly demobbed Richard Burton appeared (in a minor role).
Glendinning, Victoria. Elizabeth Bowen. Alfred A. Knopf, 1978.
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Textual Production Sarah Kane
Though SK said she did not want her works adapted for other media, Philip Venables got permission from her estate for an opera version of 4.48 Psychosis, which would bear the same title. This...

Timeline

24 December 1918
Nigel Playfair inaugurated the modern Lyric Theatre at Hammersmith, London, with a performance of Make-Believe by A. A. Milne .
November 1925
Actress Ellen Terry gave her final stage performance in Walter de la Mare 's Crossings at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith near London.