9780953193028

A Theatrical Feast Sugar and Spice in British Theatre

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  • ISBN13:

    9780953193028

  • ISBN10:

    0953193020

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-07-05
  • Publisher: Elizabeth Sharland Jones
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Summary

A guide to some of the most glamorous and historic restaurants in London famous for their theatrical connections.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
iv
Introduction v
Acknowledgments vi
Foreword vii
Prologue ix
Covent Garden
1(4)
Suppers at the Lyceum Theatre - Henry Irving
5(5)
George Arliss
10(4)
James Agate
14(2)
Historic London Theatrical Restaurants
16(13)
George Bernard Shaw and The Applecart
29(4)
John Gielgud
33(3)
John Betjeman
36(3)
John Galsworthy
39(2)
Rupert Brooke
41(2)
Somerset Maugham - Cakes and Ale
43(2)
Terence Rattigan
45(2)
Gala: Sybil Thorndike and Lewis Casson
47(4)
Alec Guinness
51(3)
Sydney Smith, 1771-1845
54(2)
Vivien Leigh
56(2)
Afternoon Tea and Chocolates
58(2)
Sausages on Stage
60(2)
P G Wodehouse
62(3)
Following in Noel Coward's Footsteps
65(2)
Robert Morley
67(5)
Judy Campbell
72(2)
Judi Dench
74(3)
Celebrity Recipes
77(9)
A Short History of London Theratre 1900 to 1970
86(25)
Epilogue 111(5)
Personal Comments 116

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