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Theatre History

Theatre History

The V&A's Theatre and Performance collections chart the history of theatre in Britain from the middle ages to today. From early dramatics forms such as mystery plays and court masques, to the alternative and 'in yer face' drama of the late 20th century.

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Russian Avant-Garde Theatre: War, Revolution & Design (Paperback)

Russian Avant-Garde Theatre: War, Revolution & Design (Paperback)

The two decades between 1913 and 1933 saw an unprecedented boom in Russian theatre culture, ignited by the avant-garde movement sweeping through the a…

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Event - Lunchtime Lecture: Facing History - Contemporary Portraiture

Wed 02 March 2016 13:00–13:45

LUNCHTIME LECTURE: Gill Saunders, Senior Curator of Prints, will discuss Facing History: Contemporary Portraiture, a display of portraits by contemporary artists and photographers – including Julian Opie, Grayson Perry, Bettina von Zwehl and Tom Hunter.

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