Staging international communism: British–Australian radical theatre connections

  title={Staging international communism: British–Australian radical theatre connections},
  author={Lisa Milner and Cathy Brigden},
  journal={Contemporary British History},
  pages={507 - 523}
ABSTRACT Encouraged by Communist parties and left-wing trade unions, radical, or working-class, theatre groups of the twentieth century were crucial in the development of a long-lasting left-wing cultural activist impulse in a number of nations. The branches of the Unity Theatre in UK and the New Theatre in Australia had a highly conscious democratic and explicit working class orientation, and presented various combinations of mainstream and radical dramatic genres and plays. Drawing on oral… Expand
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