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The pantomime life of Joseph Grimaldi : [laughter, madness and the story of Britain's greatest comedian]

Author: Andrew McConnell Stott
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Canongate, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A fascinating history of theatre told through the story of Britain's first ever pantomime clown

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Joseph Grimaldi; Joseph Grimaldi; Joseph Grimaldi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew McConnell Stott
ISBN: 9781847677617 1847677614
OCLC Number: 640084246
Notes: Subtitle from cover.
Originally published: 2009.
Awards: Winner of The Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Awards for Non-Fiction 2007
Short-listed for Theatre Book Prize 2009
Description: xxvii, 433 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Andrew McConnell Stott.

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