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These our actors : a celebration of the theatre acting of Peggy Ashcroft, John Gielgud, Laurence Olivier, Ralph Richardson

Author: Richard Findlater
Publisher: London : Published in association with the Theatre Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum by Elm Tree Books, 1983.
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This book describes the qualities of Dame Peggy Ashcroft, Sir John Gielgud, Lord Laurence Olivier, and Sir Ralph Richardson, four of the foremost names in British acting. Their combined theatrical careers cover over sixty years and many of the most significant events in British theatre. This book provides an insight into the professional lives and performances of four of Britain's finest actors, as seen by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Findlater, Richard, 1921-
These our actors.
London : Published in association with the Theatre Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum by Elm Tree Books, 1983
(OCoLC)645303333
Named Person: Peggy Ashcroft; John Gielgud; Laurence Olivier; Ralph Richardson, Sir; Peggy Ashcroft; John Gielgud; Laurence Olivier; Ralph Richardson, Sir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Findlater
ISBN: 0241110602 9780241110607 0241111358 9780241111352
OCLC Number: 10305474
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: by Richard Findlater.

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This book describes the qualities of Dame Peggy Ashcroft, Sir John Gielgud, Lord Laurence Olivier, and Sir Ralph Richardson, four of the foremost names in British acting. Their combined theatrical careers cover over sixty years and many of the most significant events in British theatre. This book provides an insight into the professional lives and performances of four of Britain's finest actors, as seen by eye-witnesses and summarized by a stage historian.

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