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AN AFFECTIONATE EYE

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George Bernard Shaw as London Music Critic,
by GEORGE COLERICK

 

In the society that Shaw, or GBS as he signed, was brought up in, the theatre was its most important and varied form of entertainment. Yet despite its tradition, it had long been in creative decline. In the future, he and others would revive drama in English.

The music theatre was somewhat better served, with flourishing music hall, burlesques and tens of new ballads...

Copyright © 13 November 2014 George Colerick,
London UK

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