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Hot irons : diaries, essays, journalism

Author: Howard Brenton
Publisher: London : N. Hern Books, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From his work in the 1960s with Portable Theatre and the Royal Court, to his plays for the National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company, Brenton has confronted political issues. This volume is a self-commentated selection of his journalism, mainly from the last five years, plus three diaries.
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Named Person: Howard Brenton; Howard Brenton; Howard Brenton; Howard Brenton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Brenton
ISBN: 1854591231 9781854591234
OCLC Number: 32477406
Description: 272 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Essays. Masks and us ; Tea and 7-Up ; A crazy optimism ; Writing in Thatcherland : five of my plays ; The spaceman amongst the tower blocks ; Democratic laughter ; For Mickery, with love ; The unbearable heaviness of being English ; The best we have, alas : Bertolt Brecht ; How can we do it, Vsevolod? ; A cheery day : Margaret Thatcher's resignation ; Shakespeare : playing in the ruins ; Hooks and eyes and plays and a poem --
Diaries. On tour ; Troppo ; Bright past of horrors and the hazy now ; Rehearsing.
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