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Arthur Bourchier

(1863—1927) actor and theatre manager

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drama schools

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

In Britain

‘Actors are born, not made’ is an oft-quoted maxim; but there is no doubt that any actor or actress, whatever natural gifts he or she may possess, can ...

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Garrick Theatre

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London.

1 In Leman Street, Whitechapel. This theatre, which took its name from its proximity to the old Goodman's Fields Theatre where Garrick made his début, opened...

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Oxford

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A city in central England on the River Thames; site of Oxford University, the oldest English university, comprising a federation of thirty-nine colleges, the first of which, University...

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Strand Theatre

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I London. I. In the Strand. It opened in 1832 as Rayner's New Strand Subscription Theatre. The last battles between the unlicensed houses and the Patent Theatres were being...

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Violet Vanbrugh

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(b. Exeter, 11 June 1867; d. London, 10 Nov. 1942) and

(b. Exeter, 2 Dec. 1872; d. London, 30 Nov. 1949)

Actresses who had strikingly similar careers. The sisters...

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