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Recovering Britain’s Amateur Theatrical Past 1789-1914: a Glamorgan Perspective

Recovering Britain’s Amateur Theatrical Past 1789-1914: a Glamorgan Perspective

  • 05/10/2023
  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Glamorgan Archives, Leckwith, Cardiff.

    Glamorgan Archives events programme Dr David Coates, University of Warwick   Amateur theatre is everywhere. Since the mid-19th century, amateur theatrical productions have far outnumbered those mounted by their professional counterparts. Yet amateur theatre’s rich history and its significance to social, cultural, political and economic histories has been almost entirely...


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