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Andrew Gurr, Shakespeare’s Opposites: The Admiral’s Company 1594–1625.Terence G. Schoone-Jongen, Shakespeare’s Companies: William Shakespeare’s Early Career and the Acting Companies, 1577–1594 (Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama).

WEST, Samuel Alexander Joseph (born 1966), actor and director; Artistic Director, Sheffield Theatres, 2005–07; Associate Artist, Royal Shakespeare Company

BRIMSON-LEWIS, Stephen John (born 1963), freelance theatre designer, since 1985; Associate Artist, since 2013, and Director of Design, since 2014, Royal Shakespeare Company

CAIRD, John Newport (born 1948), director, writer and producer of plays, opera and musical theatre; Hon. Associate Director, Royal Shakespeare Company, since 1990; Principal Guest Director, Royal Dramatic Theatre, Stockholm, since 2009

KOLTAI, Ralph (born 1924), freelance stage designer; designer for Drama, Opera and Dance, since 1950; Associate Designer, Royal Shakespeare Company, 1963–66 and since 1976

CASS, Geoffrey (Arthur) (born 1932), Chairman: Royal Shakespeare Company, 1985–2000; Royal Theatrical Support (formerly Royal Shakespeare Theatre) Trust, since 1983; President, The Tennis Foundation (formerly British Tennis Foundation), since 2007 (Chairman, 2003–07); President, and Chairman of the Council, Lawn Tennis Association, 1997–99; Chief Executive, Cambridge University Press, 1972–92; Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge, since 1979

BURROW, Edward John (1869 - 1935), Managing Director of Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd, publishers, the Homeland Association, Ltd, and four associated companies; a Governor of the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

BAILEY, William Henry (1838 - 1913), Chairman and Managing Director W. H. Bailey and Co. Limited, Albion Works, Salford; Director Manchester Ship Canal Company; Governor of the John Rylands Library, Manchester; President, Library Association of the United Kingdom, 1906–07; President of the Manchester Arts Club and of Manchester Shakespeare Society

GOLLANCZ, Israel (1863 - 1930), Secretary of the British Academy since its foundation in 1902; Professor of English Language and Literature, in the University of London; Fellow of King’s College; Corresponding Member of the Royal Spanish Academy, 1919, and the Mediæval Academy of America, 1927; Leofric Lecturer in Old English, University College, Exeter; Hon. Director of the Early English Text Society; President of the Philological Society, 1919–22; Chairman of the Shakespeare Association; Hon. Freeman of the Stationers Company


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Several bookshops have used this name and still do. The original one, also functioning as a lending library, was established in Paris by the Baltimore-born Sylvia Beach (1887–1962) in 1919 ...

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