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Nigel Hawthorne : on stage

Nigel Hawthorne : on stage

Author: Kathleen Riley
Publisher: Hatfield : University of Hertfordshire Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This book is the authorised and fully documented history of the 50-year career of the late Sir Nigel Hawthorne, beloved star of Yes, Minister, Privates on Parade, Shadowlands, and The Madness of George III. Enriched and illuminated by the personal insights of the actor himself, it also includes interviews with his close friends and colleagues, including Alan Bennett, Samuel Goldwyn Jnr., Nicholas Hytner, Thelma  Read more...

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Genre/Form: collective biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Riley, Kathleen.
Nigel Hawthorne on stage.
Hatfield [England] : University of Hertfordshire Press, 2004
Named Person: Nigel Hawthorne; Nigel Hawthorne
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Riley
ISBN: 1902806298 9781902806297 190280631X 9781902806310
OCLC Number: 55852598
Description: xvii, 380 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Act one: The journey (1929-1974) --
London calling --
African summer --
The holy terror of Stratford east --
In anger's wake --
A strolling player --
Interval --
Changing direction --
Act two: The arrival (1975-2001) --
Joining the establishment --
Leap of faith --
Every inch a king --
Reason in madness --
Act three: Chronologies --
Stage --
Screen --
Events in British theatre, 1950-2000.
Other Titles: Nigel Hawthorne on stage
Responsibility: Kathleen Riley.


This book is the authorised and fully documented history of the late Sir Nigel Hawthorne's fifty-year career in the theatre. It presents an appraisal of post-war theatre by focusing on the personal  Read more...


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