This wide-ranging Companion to trendy British and Irish Drama deals not easy analyses of quite a number performs of their political contexts. It explores the cultural, social, financial and institutional agendas that readers have to have interaction with with the intention to enjoy glossy theatre in all its complexity.

  • An authoritative advisor to fashionable British and Irish drama.
  • Engages with theoretical discourses hard a canon that has privileged London in addition to white English men and realism.
  • Topics lined comprise: nationwide, nearby and fringe theatres; post-colonial phases and multiculturalism; feminist and queer theatres; intercourse and consumerism; expertise and globalisation; representations of battle, terrorism, and trauma.

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