Laurence Olivier & Vivien Leigh

Laurence Olivier & Vivien Leigh
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The Final Curtain

by

David Barry

Genre/s:

Biography / Memoir, Nonfiction

David Barry

Subgenre/s:

Theatre history, cinema history, theatre anecdotes, famous people

Book Description

After decades of theatrical ventures and performing together, 1957 would be the last time Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh would work together in a European tour and a London season of Shakespeare’s seldom performed Titus Andronicus. Strangely, not much has been written about one of the most prestigious theatre productions of all time, which visited six European capitals and became the first British Shakespearean company to perform beyond the Iron Curtain at the height of the Cold War.

But now, David Barry tells the entire story of that incredible and glittering tour when he played at the age of fourteen Olivier’s grandson and accompanied the most media-power couple of those years on that remarkable tour. This is theatre history that has never been recorded in such detail before and will take the reader on the trip of a lifetime to discover what really went on during this crazy, hectic, wild and yet still utterly sensational theatre venture.

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