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Five Fascinating Facts about David Garrick | Interesting Literature

The life of actor David Garrick (1717-1779), told through five pieces of interesting trivia 1. He helped to bring a new degree of realism to acting. In his An Essay on … Continue reading

02/24/2016 · Leave a comment

Five Fascinating Facts about Kenneth Tynan | Interesting Literature

Fun facts about the life and work of the theatre critic Kenneth Tynan 1. He dodged his National Service – possibly by being too flamboyant. When Kenneth Tynan (1927-1980) was … Continue reading

01/11/2016 · Leave a comment

November 25 in Literary History: The Mousetrap Opens in London

1952: Agatha Christie’s murder-mystery play The Mousetrap opens at the Ambassadors Theatre, London, having had its world première at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham on 6 October 1952. Now, over sixty years later, … Continue reading

11/25/2015 · 1 Comment