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Tag Archives: Joan Littlewood

Francis Cuka Obituary

Although she became one of the most loved and reliable of character actors on stage and television, Frances Cuka, who has died aged 83, seemed destined for stardom when her … Continue reading

02/22/2020

Ann Beach obituary | Television & radio | The Guardian

Actor who made her name with Joan Littlewood and went on to play the nosy neighbour in the 1980s sitcom Fresh Fields Source: Ann Beach obituary | Television & radio … Continue reading

03/20/2017 · 2 Comments

Archive Lecture • FINGS AIN’T WHAT THEY USED T’BE • Theatre Royal Stratford East • 2003

Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T’ Be. They certainly aren’t at the Theatre Royal Stratford East! This theatre will be 120 years old next year [2004] and a retrospective of … Continue reading

02/08/2017 · 2 Comments

Quotes • Joan Littlewood | Rogues & Vagabonds

FROM THE ARCHIVE 15th February 2013 ‘With her gap-toothed grin and deep-set eyes, croaky-voiced and always with some sort of cap or bobble hat on her head, she resembled a … Continue reading

08/26/2016 · Leave a comment

Archive Interview • GAYE BROWN • Guys and Dolls • 2005

“I’ve never done Guys and Dolls in my life! I love her, I love General Cartwright to death.” Gaye Brown is having a ball in the famous musical created by … Continue reading

08/31/2015 · Leave a comment

REVIEW: Oh What A Lovely War!, Richmond Theatre (Touring) ✭✭✭✭ | British Theatre

My connection is still atrocious hence my not responding to comments. Oh, What A Lovely War Richmond Theatre, as part of UK tour 12 February 2015 4 Stars It’s grouse … Continue reading

02/19/2015 · Leave a comment

Fun Palaces are here!

Originally posted on Not Writing But Blogging:
I’m on the edge of tears almost all the time at the moment. I’ve spent the past twenty months working towards this coming…

10/03/2014 · Leave a comment

Agent 160 and Joan Littlewood’s Fun Palaces….

Originally posted on kaiteoreilly:
Joan Littlewood. Photo from http://www.theguardian.com/culture-professionals-network/culture-professionals-blog/2014/jan/06/fun-palaces-joan-littlewood-culture October 2014 marks the centenary of the birth of legendary theatre director Joan Littlewood. In celebration of her vision, and in…

08/15/2014 · Leave a comment

the Arts Council, the NPOs, and all those empty spaces …

Originally posted on Not Writing But Blogging:
I know many arts companies who are relieved today. I know some who are full of fire and determined anyway. I know some…

07/01/2014 · Leave a comment

Quotes • Joan Littlewood

‘With her gap-toothed grin and deep-set eyes, croaky-voiced and always with some sort of cap or bobble hat on her head, she resembled a cross between a Tartar warrior and … Continue reading

02/15/2013 · 2 Comments