Issue 2

Australasian Drama Studies

Popular Theatre Issue

Volume 1 Number 2 April 1983


Contents

MICHAEL BOOTH

What is popular theatre?

TOM BURVILL

The politics of the popular

ROBYN ARCHER

The politics of the musical

JOHN DOCKER

Unprecedented in history: drama and the dramatic in television

PAUL RICHARDSON

Garnet Walch’s AUSTRALIA FELIX: a reconstruction

BERNTH LINDFORS

‘The Hottentot Venus’ and other African attractions in nineteenth-century England

INTERVIEW

Louis Nowra, Stephen Sewell and Neil Armfield talk to Jeremy Ridgman

CRAIG MUNRO

P.R.Stephensen and the early Workers’ Theatre Movement in London

TEXT

P.R.Stephensen’s BLASTING THE REDS (1927)