Room 104: Designing Theatre

Designing, room 104b

Stage models, sketches and paintings explain the role of the designer and their processes.  On show are one of the earliest surviving set models from 1793 for a production of 'The Wonders of Derbyshire' by landscape painter Philip James de Loutherbourg.  Other highlights include models by some of the most internationally acclaimed set designers of the 20th and 21st centuries including Edward Gordon Craig, Alison Chitty and Ralph Koltai, and designs for ballets at Sadler's Wells by British painters John Piper and Edward Burra.

Room 104b is on Level 3 of the V&A South Kensington.

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The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014

5 April - 27 July 2014. The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014 is a comprehensive look at Italian Fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. The story is explored through the key individuals and organisations that have contributed to Italy's reputation for quality and style.

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Played in Britain: Modern Theatre in 100 Plays (Hardback)

Played in Britain: Modern Theatre in 100 Plays (Hardback)

Published in collaboration with the Victoria & Albert Musuem, Played in Britain: Modern Theatre in 100 Plays explores the best and most influentia…

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Event - Russian Avant-garde Theatre: War Revolution and Design (WWI)

Sat 18 October 2014–Sun 25 January 2015

DISPLAY: This display reveals twenty years of radical and revolutionary designs for performance against the backdrop of the First World War and the Russian Revolutions.

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