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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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O'Malley [née Hickey], Mary Margaret (1918–2006), theatre founder

Bernard Adams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 1404 words.

O'Malley [née Hickey], Mary Margaret (1918–2006), theatre founder, was born on 28 July 1918 at West End, Mallow, co. Cork, the younger child of Daniel Hickey (1878–1918), asylum attendant,...

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Kelly, Mary Elfreda (1888–1951), founder of the Village Drama Society

Mick Wallis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1445 words.

Kelly, Mary Elfreda (1888–1951), founder of the Village Drama Society, was born on 25 March 1888 at Salcombe vicarage, Devon, the second of the four children of the Revd Maitland Kelly...

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Cade, (Dorothy Mary) Rowena (1893–1983), founder of the Minack Theatre, Cornwall

Judith Cook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 937 words.

Cade, (Dorothy Mary) Rowena (1893–1983), founder of the Minack Theatre, Cornwall, was born at The Homestead, Spondon, Derbyshire, on 2 August 1893, the elder daughter and second child in...

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Croft, (John) Michael (1922–1986), founder and director of the National Youth Theatre

Geoffrey Sykes.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 933 words.

Croft, (John) Michael (1922–1986), founder and director of the National Youth Theatre, was born in Oswestry on 8 March 1922, the child of Constance Croft, who was unmarried. As a young...

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Alleyn, Edward (1566–1626), actor, theatre entrepreneur, and founder of Dulwich College

S. P. Cerasano.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 3472 words.

Alleyn, Edward (1566–1626), actor, theatre entrepreneur, and founder of Dulwich College, was born on 1 September 1566 in the London parish of St Botolph without Bishopsgate, 'near...

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Fogerty, Elsie (1865–1945), founder and principal of the Central School of Speech and Drama

Michael Sanderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Theatre. 999 words.

Fogerty, Elsie (1865–1945), founder and principal of the Central School of Speech and Drama, was born at Sydenham, London, on 16 December 1865, the daughter of Joseph Fogerty (d. 1899),...

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Wood, Henry Harvey (1903–1977), writer and a founder of the Edinburgh international festival

Eileen Miller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Literature; Music; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1016 words.

Wood, Henry Harvey (1903–1977), writer and a founder of the Edinburgh international festival, was born on 5 September 1903 in Edinburgh, the second of the three children of Henry Wood (d....

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Conti, Italia Emily Stella (1873–1946), actress and founder of the Italia Conti academy of theatre arts

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1221 words.

Conti, Italia Emily Stella (1873–1946), actress and founder of the Italia Conti academy of theatre arts, was born on 9 September 1873 at 265 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London, the eldest child...

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Knipper[-Chekhova], Olga (21 Sept. 1868)

Nick Worrall.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 148 words.

(b. Glazov, Russia, 21 Sept. 1868; d. Moscow, 22 March 1959)

Actress. A founder member

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Koun, Karolos (1908)

Marvin Carlson.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 106 words.

(b. Bursa, Turkey, 1908; d. Athens, 14 Feb. 1987)

Director. Founder in 1942 of the

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Bridie, James (3 Jan. 1888)

Jan McDonald.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 168 words.

(b. Glasgow, 3 Jan. 1888; d. Edinburgh, 29 Jan. 1951)

Playwright: principal founder of the

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Cheeseman, Peter (27 Jan. 1932)

Tony Howard.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 116 words.

(b. Portsmouth, 27 Jan. 1932)

Director. Influential founder director with Stephen Joseph of the Victoria Theatre,

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Strehler, Giorgio (14 August 1921)

Ellen Lampert-Gréaux.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 132 words.

(b. Barcola, Trieste, Italy, 14 August 1921; d. Lugano, Switzerland, 25 Dec. 1997)

Director. Co-founder

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Breton, André (18 Feb. 1896)

Adriana Hunter.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 88 words.

(b. Tinchebray, France, 18 Feb. 1896; d. Paris, 28 Sept. 1966)

Writer and founder of the

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Diaghilev, Serge (31 March 1872)

Andrew Solway.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 180 words.

(b. Selitschev Barracks, Novgorod, Russia, 31 March 1872; d. Venice, 19 Aug. 1929)

Impresario, founder

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Allalou (1902)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 108 words.

(1902–?)

Algerian actor, playwright, and director, one of the founders of modern Algerian theatre. A

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Mahendravikramavarman (580–630)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 163 words.

(580–630)

Sanskrit poet, playwright, and musician. His father Simhavishnuvarman, the founder of the Pallava

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Marinetti, Filippo Tommaso (1876–1944)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 192 words.

(1876–1944)

Italian poet, playwright, and theoretician, best known as the founder of *futurism. As

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Sanchis Sinisterra, José (1940)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 129 words.

(1940– )

Spanish playwright, director, and *dramaturg. Founder of Barcelona's independent Teatro Fronterizo, he became a

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Peirano Falconi, Luis (1946– )

Luis A. Ramos-García.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 103 words.

(1946– )

Peruvian actor and director. One of the founders of Ensayo in Lima (1983) and currently

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