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David Wood: ‘Audiences for children’s theatre are becoming more middle-class as school trips decline’

Acclaimed children’s playwright David Wood has warned that young theatre audiences are becoming more middle-class because fewer schools are organising trips to shows. Wood said he desperately wanted schools to … Continue reading

08/29/2018 · 6 Comments

A Schoolboy Comedian’s Prank (Snippets 40)

Charles Mathews (1776-1835) was an English comedian, known chiefly for his impressions, and for playing many different characters in one performance (see also Katie’s Pick of Punch 5.  His memoirs … Continue reading

11/19/2015 · 1 Comment