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Title The Oxford illustrated history of Shakespeare on stage / edited by Jonathan Bate and Russell Jackson.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.

Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Stage history -- England.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production.
Theater -- England -- History.
Alt Name Bate, Jonathan.
Jackson, Russell, 1949-
Wells, Stanley, 1930-
Description xiii, 256 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents Shakespeare's Elizabethan stages / R.A. Foakes -- The king's men and after / Martin Wiggins -- Improving on the original : actresses and adaptations / Michael Dobson -- The age of Garrick / Peter Holland -- The Romantic stage / Jonathan Bate -- Actor-managers and the spectacular / Russell Jackson -- European cross-currents : Ibsen and Brecht / Inga-Stina Ewbank -- From the Old Vic to Gielgud and Olivier / Anthony Davies -- Shakespeare and the public purse / Peter Thomson -- Director's Shakespeare / Robert Smallwood -- A career in Shakespeare / Judi Dench -- Shakespeare in opposition : from the 1950s to the 1990s / Russell Jackson.
Note In honour of Stanley Wells.
Originally published as: Shakespeare: an illustrated stage history.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-249) and index.
ISBN 0192802135 (pbk.)
9780192802132 (pbk.)
OCLC # 57190636
Table of Contents
 List of Illustrations 
 Introduction / Jonathan Bate1
1Shakespeare's Elizabethan Stages / R. A. Foakes10
2The King's Men and After / Martin Wiggins23
3Improving on the Original: Actresses and Adaptations / Michael Dobson45
4The Age of Garrick / Peter Holland69
5The Romantic Stage / Jonathan Bate92
6Actor-Managers and the Spectacular / Russell Jackson112
7European Cross-Currents: Ibsen and Brecht / Inga-Stina Ewbank128
8From the Old Vic to Gielgud and Olivier / Anthony Davies139
9Shakespeare and the Public Purse / Peter Thomson160
10Directors' Shakespeare / Robert Smallwood176
11A Career in Shakespeare / Judi Dench197
12Shakespeare in Opposition: From the 1950s to the 1990s / Russell Jackson211
 Further Reading246

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