By: Nicholas Wright (author)Paperback

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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...

About Author

Nicholas Wright's Vincent in Brixton won rave reviews and the Olivier Award for Best Play. The West End production was subsequently seen on Broadway. His adaptations include Pirandello's Naked and Wedekind's Lulu, as well as the new His Dark Materials and Chekhov's Three Sisters, both for the National Theatre in London.

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  • ISBN13: 9781854594549
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9781854594549
  • ISBN10: 1854594540

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