The History of Theatre - read/performed by Derek Jacobi & Cast - 4 CDs

The History of Theatre - read/performed by Derek Jacobi & Cast - 4 CDs $24.99

David Timson - read/performed by Derek Jacobi & Cast

Published by Naxos AudioBooks

This bold undertaking covers Western theatre from ancient Greece to the present day, ranging from Aeschelus to Pinter & David Mamet

It traces the development of dramatic art through the miracle plays, the great Shakespearean period, Moliere and Racine in France, Goethe in Germany,through the 19th century and the main movements in the 20th century

This fascinating journey is illustrated by numerous examples of differing styles, with some historical recordings as well as excerpts from nearly 50 plays performed by Carole Boyde, Caroline Weber, Teresa Gallagher, John McAndrew - and David Timson

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