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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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Video: Christian Louboutin

Christian Louboutin sketches another signature red-soled creation while discussing his early inspiration

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Event - Lunchtime Lecture: Make/Believe UK Design for Performance 2011-2015

Wed 02 December 2015 13:00–13:45

LUNCHTIME LECTURE: Kate Bailey, Senior Curator, Theatre and Performance, takes us behind the scenes of the Make: Believe display to reveal more about the designs exhibited from opera to pop, theatre to stadiums.

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