Britain had talent : a history of variety theatre /
130124s2012 enka b 001 0 eng d
|a9780230284609 (pbk.) :|cNT818.00
|aBritain had talent :|ba history of variety theatre /|cOliver Double.
|aBasingstoke :|bPalgrave Macmillan,|cc2012.
|ax, 278 p. :|bill. ;|c22 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 253-269) and index.
|aThis work examines British variety theatre, providing a detailed history of this art form and analysing its performance dynamics and techniques. Encompassing singers, comedians, dancers, magicians, ventriloquists and diverse speciality acts, it draws on a series of new interviews with variety veterans.
內容簡介top Britain Had Talent 簡介 In the first major academic work to examine British variety theatre, Double provides a detailed history of this art form and analyzes its performance dynamics and techniques. Encompassing singers, comedians, dancers, magicians, ventriloquists and diverse specialty acts, this vibrant book draws on a series of new interviews with variety veterans.