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Research

A Dan Leno Miscellany

Theatre, fiction, biography … everything Dan Leno Continue reading

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About the Mutoscope

How did the Mutoscope work? Continue reading

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Joseph Grimaldi

Joseph Grimaldi (18 December 1778 – 31 May 1837) Known as ‘The most celebrated of English clowns’, credited with being ‘the first white-face clown’. Joseph Grimaldi’s performances made the Clown the central character in the English Harlequinades.

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Richard Findlater

Richard Findlater (Kenneth Bruce Findlater Bain) (1921 – 1985) English theatre critic and historian. One of Britain’s most respected writers on the theatre. Continue reading

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W. J. MacQueen-Pope

Walter James MacQueen-Pope (11 April 1888 – 27 June 1960) English theatre historian and publicist. Continue reading

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