Stirring Up Sheffield

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‘Stirring Up Sheffield’ is the extraordinary story of a group of visionaries who came together to build a revolutionary thrust stage theatre in Sheffield. It is an insider’s account of the battle to redefine the actor/audience relationship, which galvanised a new generation of Britain’s actors, directors, designers and playwrights. This book is set in Sheffield, covering a period from 1962 to 1974. It explores the development of the Crucible Theatre, engagement with local politics, Sheffield community involvement and support, press backing and opposition and features some of the UK’s most beloved theatre professionals.

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Written by the Crucible Theatre’s first Artistic Director, Colin George, and his son, Tedd, ‘Stirring Up Sheffield’ is the extraordinary story of a group of visionaries who came together to build a revolutionary thrust stage theatre in Sheffield. With a foreword by Ian McKellen and original photography from the era, this is an insider’s account of the battle to redefine the actor/audience relationship, which galvanised a new generation of Britain’s actors, directors, designers and playwrights. This book is set in Sheffield, covering a period from 1962 to 1974. It explores the development of the Crucible Theatre, engagement with local politics, Sheffield community involvement and support, press backing and opposition and features some of the UK’s most beloved theatre professionals.

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Weight 763 g
Dimensions 23 × 15.6 × 2.3 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

420

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

792.0942821 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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