A Pocket Guide to Twentieth-Century Drama

Stephen Unwin

A Pocket Guide to Twentieth-Century Drama, by Stephen Unwin and Carole Woddis provides an overview of the twentieth century’s most significant plays, with snapshot analysis, social and theatrical context, and much besides.

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Are you searching for an overview of the most significant plays? Are you looking for a snapshot analysis? Do you want to know the social and theatrical context? A Pocket Guide to 20th Century Drama gives all this and much, much more. It provides a short introduction to a dramatic century; puts each play into historical and theatrical context; gives the storyline and an analysis of each play, and provides details of major productions around the world. And, finally, there’s a chronology of one thousand twentieth-century plays.


Stephen Unwin is Artistic Director of the Rose Theatre in Kingston. He founded English Touring Theatre in 1993, where his Shakespeare productions include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, Macbeth, As You Like It, Henry IV, Parts One and Two, King Lear and Romeo and Juliet. He is the winner of the 2003 Sam Wanamaker Shakespeare Globe Award. He directed Kenneth…

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