Theatre Royal, Stratford


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Performance of text Shelagh Delaney
SD 's first play, A Taste of Honey, opened at the Theatre Royal , Stratford East, in London's East End, produced by Joan Littlewood 's Theatre Workshop .
Delaney, Shelagh. A Taste of Honey. Methuen, 1959.
Demastes, William W., editor. British Playwrights, 1956-1995. Greenwood Press, 1996.
Performance of text Ruth Fainlight
All Citizens are Soldiers had been produced in London two years before this at Joan Littlewood 's Theatre Royal, Stratford East , in East London.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
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17 December 1884
The Theatre Royal , Stratford, East London, opened with its manager Charles Dillon in the lead role.
2 February 1953
Theatre Workshop (founded in 1945 in the north of England) opened at the Theatre Royal, Stratford East (in the East End of London), under the direction of Joan Littlewood .
February 1959
Fings Ain't Wot They Used t'be, a musical about gangsters, molls, and tarts, was created by formerly criminal writer Frank Norman , composer Lionel Bart , and the company at Joan Littlewood 's Theatre Royal, Stratford East .
March 1963
The musicalOh What a Lovely War opened at Joan Littlewood 's Theatre Royal, Stratford East . It transferred to Wyndham's in the West End on 29 June, and went on to become a landmark hit.
September 1964
Liverpool city council provided a grant for the founding of the Everyman Theatre , which became a centre for popular culture and radical play-writing.