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Theatre in Britain

a playgoer"s guide

by Roberts, Peter

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Pitman in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Theater -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementwith research by Anne Tayler.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2595 .R6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination191 p.
      Number of Pages191
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5079715M
      ISBN 10027300221X
      LC Control Number74150585
      OCLC/WorldCa806210

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