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Changing Performance

Culture and Performance in the British Theatre since 1945


David Keith Peacock

Contents: Performance Aesthetics: The Introduction – The Post-War Years: Illustration of the realist theatre between 1945 and 1956 – Joan Littlewood and Theatre Workshop: a discussion of performance aesthetics – The Royal Shakespeare Company 1960-1964: the ensemble work of a permanent company and an Ensemble – Body and Sensation: Peter Brook’s non-naturalistic production approaches – Physical Theatre: its development in Britain from the late 1960s to the mid-1990s – An afterword that describes the pattern of evolution that has emerged from the study.