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The Play: 7: The Producer at Work: 3: Interpreting the Play as a Whole


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E. Martin Browne
To get their ideas on to the stage, dramatists employ certain accepted methods, or write in certain ' conventions '—naturalism, melodrama, poetic drama, expressionism. The producer must understand the convention in which he is working, and this evening E. Martin Browne will discuss the importance of this.
To illustrate his point, a scene from Toller's play Masses and Men will be played at the microphone, first naturally, and then in the expressionist manner. The use of a very modern convention will also be shown by playing a scene from Sydney Box's play The Self-Made Man.


Speaker: E. Martin Browne

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The Play: 7: The Producer at Work: 3: Interpreting the Play as a Whole

National Programme Daventry, 11 November 1935 19.30

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