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British theatre..

Alec Clunes

British theatre..

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English


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Paginationviii,187p. :
Number of Pages187
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British Theatre and Cinema Words | 8 Pages. British theatres One of the world’s major centers for theatre, Britain has a centuries-old dramatic tradition and about theatres.


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