Sir Donald Wolfit, C.B.E.: his life and work in the unfashionable theatre.
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Sir Donald Wolfit, C.B.E.: his life and work in the unfashionable theatre. by Ronald Harwood

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Published by Secker and Warburg in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wolfit, Donald, 1902-1968.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [291]-292.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN2598.W63 H3
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 302 p., 17 plates.
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5279041M
ISBN 100436191210
LC Control Number71888615
OCLC/WorldCa277352

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Sir Donald Wolfit, C.B.E.: his life and work in the unfashionable theatre at Read /5. Get this from a library! Sir Donald Wolfit, C.B.E.: his life and work in the unfashionable theatre. [Ronald Harwood]. Get print book. No eBook available. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Go to Google Play Now» Sir Donald Wolfit, C.B.E.: His Life and Work in the Unfashionable Theatre. Ronald Harwood. Secker and Warburg, - Actors - pages. His Life and Work in the Unfashionable Theatre.   The book is for fans of Donald Wolfit and I have been an instinctive fans since as long as I can remember because he is the epitome of what you might think of as an old time actor manager - bombastic and on a mission from the theatrical Gods like a one-man Blues Brothers! Amazingly I discovered I share a birthday with Sir s: 8.

He would later draw on this experience when he wrote the stage play, The Dresser, and the biography, Sir Donald Wolfit CBE: His life and work in the Unfashionable Theatre. In , after leaving the Donald Wolfit Company, he joined the 59 Theatre Company for a season at the Lyric Hammersmith during which time he played the role of Pablo both in. Donald Wolfit was a British was born, Donald Woolfitt, April 20th in New Balderton, Nottinghamshire, appeared in his first play at the age of By he was appearing in the West End. His first play in the West End was The Wandering Jew. In Wolfit would come into his own when he appeared in. The Donald Wolfit Papers were purchased from the Wolfit family via Bertram Rota Ltd. in Other Wolfit papers are held at the Theatre Museum in London. Bibliography: Harwood, Ronald. Sir Donald Wolfit C.B.E.: His Life and Work in the Unfashionable Theatre. New York: St. Martin's Press, Biography One of the last of England's great actor/managers, Donald Wolfit began his stage career in Wolfit made his well-received London debut in The Wandering Jew, and by was a member in good standing of the Old Vic. In , he formed his own company, specializing in abridged versions of Shakespeare.

Han skrev även en biografi över Sir Donald Wolfit: Sir Donald Wolfit CBE: His life and work in the Unfashionable Theatre. , efter att ha lämnat the Wolfit company, anslöt han sig till 59 Theatre Company för en säsong vid Lyric Hammersmith.   He has also edited a biography of John Gielgud (), and written the definitive work on Sir Donald Wolfit, Sir Donald Wolfit CBE: His life and work in the Unfashionable Theatre (). During the s Harwood hosted the BBC series Read All About It on books, and the BBC radio magazine show, Kaleidoscope.   Sir Ronald Harwood, CBE, FRSL (born Ronald Horwitz; 9 November ) is an author, playwright and screenwriter. He is most noted for his plays for the British stage as well as the screenplays for The Dresser (for which he was nominated for an Oscar) and The Pianist, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.3/5(2). He would later draw from this experience in his play 'The Dresser' and write a biography 'Sir Donald Wolfit CBE: His life and work in the Unfashionable Theatre'. In , he started a new career as a writer and would prove to be quite prolific, .