The History of Theatre

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: David Timson

Narrated By: Derek Jacobi, Various Narrators

Publisher: Naxos Audiobooks

Date: February 2001

Duration: 5 hours 12 minutes


This bold undertaking covers Western theatre from ancient Greece to the present day. It traces the development of dramatic art through the miracle plays, the great Shakespearean period, Molière and Racine in France, Goethe in Germany, through the nineteenth century and the main movements in the twentieth century. It is illustrated by numerous examples of differing styles, with some historical recordings as well and excerpts from nearly fifty plays - a fascinating journey. It is written by David Timson, the British actor and director who features extensively on Naxos AudioBooks in both roles.


History of Theatre

by David Timson

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History of Theatre, David Timson