Scripted by whom? 1820 and theatres of rebellion

Gardner, John (2020) Scripted by whom? 1820 and theatres of rebellion. In: The Cato Street Conspiracy: Plotting, Counter-Intelligence and the Revolutionary Tradition in Britain and Ireland. Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK. ISBN 9781526144980

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John Gardner examines theatrical responses to the Cato Street Conspiracy, including Byron’s Marino Faliero (1821), Robert Shaw’s Cato Street (1970), Stewart Conn’s Thistlewood (1975), Hector MacMillan’s The Rising (1973), and James Kelman’s Hardie and Baird: The Last Days (1990). He also examines Tanika Gupta’s play for BBC Radio 4, Betrayal: The Trial of William Davidson (2001).

Item Type: Book Chapter
Faculty: Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Depositing User: Lisa Blanshard
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2020 14:40
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2021 16:06

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