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Cressida

Cressida

Nicholas Wright

ISBN: 9781854594549

John Shank is an actor, talent-scout and trainer of boy players in the seedy, glamorous backstage world of 1630s London theatre. Women are still not allowed on stage, their roles taken by precocious boys. Shank was one of the best, but is now reduced to t

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John Shank is an actor, talent-scout and trainer of boy players in the seedy and glamorous backstage world of London theatre in 1630s. Women are still not allowed on stage, their roles being taken by precocious boys. Shank has been one of the best, but is now grudgingly reduced to teaching others the tricks of the trade...
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Nicholas Wright

Nicholas Wright

Plays include Treetops and One Fine Day (Riverside Studios), The Gorky Brigade (Royal Court), The Crimes of Vautrin (Joint Stock), The Custom of the Country and The Desert Air (RSC), Cressida (Almeida Theatre at the Albery), Rattigan’s Nijinsky (Chichester), The Last of the Duchess (Hampstead), Travelling Light, Mrs. Klein, Vincent in Brixton and The Reporter (NT). He adapted His Dark Materials ... view full profile

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