Liverpool Playhouse


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Performance of text Winsome Pinnock
WP 's play Leave Taking had its debut at LiverpoolPlayhouse Studio .
Doollee dates this play 1988.
“Winsome Pinnock”. Playwrights.
Pinnock, Winsome. “Leave Taking”. First Run: New Plays by New Writers, edited by Kate Harwood, Nick Hern Books, pp. 139-89.
Performance of text Dodie Smith
DS once again had trouble placing her next plays, That Which Hath Been, set in a monastery, and Amateur Means Lover, set in a Camden Town rooming house. The latter was eventually performed...
Performance of text Anne Devlin
Ourselves Alone, AD 's first stage play (about the impact of Irish Republicanism on the lives of three Belfast sisters) premiered at the LiverpoolPlayhouse Studio.
Devlin, Anne. Ourselves Alone. Faber and Faber.
Schrank, Bernice, and William W. Demastes, editors. Irish Playwrights, 1880-1995. Greenwood Press.
Performance of text Carol Ann Duffy
CAD 's two-act play Take My Husband was staged at the Liverpool Playhouse .
Rees-Jones, Deryn. Carol Ann Duffy. Northcote House.
Performance of text Carol Ann Duffy
CAD 's play Cavern of Dreams (like her earlier Take My Husband) was produced at the Liverpool Playhouse .
Blain, Virginia et al., editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford.
Performance of text Nell Dunn
ND 's and Adrian Henri 's I Want was produced in an adapted stage version in Liverpool at the Liverpool Playhouse .
This production is mentioned on the website of ND 's agent. Standard reference...
Performance of text Eleanor Farjeon
It had been produced for Christmas 1948 at the Playhouse in Liverpool, and next year at the Arts Theatre in London.
Farjeon, Annabel. Morning has Broken: A Biography of Eleanor Farjeon. Julia MacRae.
The music was by Clifton Parker . Later the same year,...
Performance of text Louise Page
LP 's Beauty and the Beast (adapted from the traditional fairy story) was staged by the Women's Playhouse Trust at the LiverpoolPlayhouse . It transferred on 27 December to the Old Vic in London...
Performance of text George Paston
GP 's play The Conynghams (never published) was performed at the LiverpoolPlayhouse .
Nicoll, Allardyce. English Drama, 1900-1930. Cambridge University Press.
Publishing Beryl Bainbridge
This novel came after an abortive plan to write a non-fiction book about Liverpool, for which BB had signed a contract and accepted an advance. She also adapted the novel as a play, which...
Textual Production Gladys Henrietta Schütze
During the first world war, while she was discovering that as a pacifist with a German name she was persona non grata in her native country, GHS joint-authored a number of plays which have...


11 November 1911: The Liverpool Repertory Theatre opened after...

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11 November 1911

The Liverpool Repertory Theatre opened after a successful trial season run by actor Basil Dean .


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