Tea at Four O'Clock (Virago Modern Classics)

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A General Election - that is, a nationwide election for all 650 seats - was held when the Prime Minister called it, but the election could not be more than five years after the last one and it was usually around four years after the last one. Focusing on major and emerging playwrights, institutions, and various theatre practices this Concise Companion examines the key issues in British and Irish theatre since 1979. Abbensetts’s work for the theater and television is notable for its realistic representation of the black experience in Britain.

Pages: 208

Publisher: Penguin Books (April 1, 1991)

ISBN: 0140162216

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