- 252 pages
- The Old Vic Theatre
- George Rowell
- 07 February 2019 George Rowell
This Is The First Book To Chronicle Fully The History Of London S Old Vic Theatre After Drury Lane, Covent Garden And The Theatre Royal, Haymarket, The Old Vic Is London S Oldest Theatre, With A Continuous History Since 1818 Drawing On Important Archives, Both Here Notably The Royal Victoria Hall S And In The United States, George Rowell Sheds New Light On The Management, Audience, Productions And Players In Particular He Offers Fresh Information On Its Early Years, When Such Famous Figures As Edmund Kean And William Charles Macready Appeared There, And Paganini Gave His Farewell Concert The Book Contains Numerous Illustrations From The Early Years Of The Theatre And Of Important Productions As Well As A Chronology Of Plays Produced There By The Old Vic, National And Other Companies.
George Rowell was a British theatre historian, lecturer and authority on the 19th century.