Peter Brook

Standard Name: Brook, Peter


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Intertextuality and Influence Ann Jellicoe
AJ later described this play as a flop d'estime.
Jellicoe, Ann. “Ann Jellicoe Talks to Sue Todd”. The Knack and The Sport of My Mad Mother, Faber and Faber, 1985, pp. 9 - 23.
Critics found it baffling, and faulted her for not providing a stronger plot and more engaging characters.
Demastes, William W., editor. British Playwrights, 1956-1995. Greenwood Press, 1996.
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Commercially, the play was a resounding...


April 1946
The Shakespeare Memorial Theatre , Stratford upon Avon, was reopened by Sir Barry Jackson with a performance of Love's Labour's LostWilliam Shakespeare produced by Peter Brook .
Richard Strauss 's opera Salome, to words by Oscar Wilde , was performed at Covent Garden, produced by Peter Brook with sets by Salvador Dali .
Peter Brook directed at Stratford upon Avon a production of Shakespeare 's Midsummer Night's Dream which redefined the possibilities of theatre.