Little Theatre


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Literary responses Evelyn Glover
The Times's review of the Little Theatre production on 24 June 1912 offered begrudging praise, describing the play as a female suffragist tract, but a tract with more fun and actuality in it than...
Occupation Henry Fielding
Having had his first play produced in February 1728 and gone on to achieve some success in the difficult metier of London playwright, HF became manager of the Little Theatre in the Haymarketbecause that...
Performance of text Inez Bensusan
London's Little Theatre produced IB 's Nobody's Sweetheart, a one-act play in which the heroine proves her courage by cross-dressing to join a rescue mission at sea.
Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press.
Pfisterer, Susan, and Carolyn Pickett. Playing with Ideas. Currency Press.
Performance of text Evelyn Glover
The play's vivid characters and snappy dialogue, alongside its minimal staging requirements, made it one of the most popular plays in the AFL's suffrage repertoire.
Holledge, Julie. Innocent Flowers: Women in the Edwardian Theatre. Virago.
That year, the Connoisseurs theatre group mounted a production...
Performance of text Edith Lyttelton
EL 's The Thumbscrew, a tragic one-act play condemning sweated labour, was first performed by the Pioneer Players at the Little Theatre in London.
Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press.
Cockin, Katharine, and Jo Campling. Women and Theatre in the Age of Suffrage: the Pioneer Players 1911-1925. Palgrave.
Performance of text Edith Lyttelton
Edith Craig 's Pioneer Players mounted a production of Two Pierrots, EL 's adaptation of Rostand 's play Les deux Pierrots (which has been described as a curtain-raiser), at London's Little Theatre .
Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press.
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Performance of text George Bernard Shaw
Another play by GBS about women's rights, Fanny's First Play, premiered at London's Little Theatre .
Weintraub, Stanley, editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 10. Gale Research.
Innes, Christopher, editor. The Cambridge Companion to George Bernard Shaw. Cambridge University Press.
Performance of text Githa Sowerby
Rutherford and Son by GS re-opened at London's Little Theatre . It became a critical success, and moved on to the Vaudeville , bringing its total run to 133 performances.
Stowell, Sheila. A Stage of Their Own. University of Michigan Press.
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Performance of text G. B. Stern
GBS 's first play (entitled For One Night Only) opened in London at the Little Theatre .
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Textual Production Edith Lyttelton
EL also wrote two one-act morality plays: her Christmas Morality Play was published by E. Mathews in 1908, and Dame Julian 's Window was produced by the Morality Play Society at London's Little Theatre on...


28 April 1912: August Strindberg's play Miss Julie, written...

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28 April 1912

August Strindberg 's playMiss Julie, written in Swedish in 1888, was translated and first performed in English at London by the Little Theatre .


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