Archive Book Review • ONE NIGHT STANDS – British Theatre, 1971-91 via— Rogues & Vagabonds

There are two great pleasures to be had from reading Michael Billington’s first collection of theatre criticism, One Night Stands 1971-1991. The first, assuming you are old enough to have been going to plays in the Seventies, is to be reminded of some wonderful, occasionally mind-blowing, evenings in the theatre. Written in the wind as […]

via Archive Book Review • ONE NIGHT STANDS pub. Nick Hern Books • Michael Billington • 2008 — Rogues & Vagabonds

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2 thoughts on “Archive Book Review • ONE NIGHT STANDS – British Theatre, 1971-91 via— Rogues & Vagabonds

    • Thank you for posting it! It’s rare that I reblog anything, especially when I’m in the middle of a chain of blog posts but I think this is really an important article about theatre. I read the subtext as being, “Where has productive theatre criticism gone?” Since newspapers have taken a slashing to their readership and journalists have lost their jobs, it’s getting more difficult to read a review that’s about lifting presentations.

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