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Joan Littlewood - Stratford plaque Joan Littlewood

Plaque: Joan Littlewood - Stratford plaque

Inscription

Joan Littlewood, 1914 - 2002, theatre director.
The sculpture by Philip Jackson, CVO, DL MA FRBS.
Joan arrived at Theatre Royal Stratford East with her Theatre Workshop Company in 1953 and changed the theatre world forever. With children from the streets of Stratford, she was the founder of modern young people's theatre.
Commissioned by the Theatre Royal Stratford and the London Borough of Newham.

Site: Joan Littlewood (2 memorials)

E15, Theatre Square, Theatre Royal Stratford East

Littlewood set up the Theatre Royal Stratford East and ran it with her partner Gerry Raffles until 1974.

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Joan Littlewood - Stratford plaque

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Theatre Royal Stratford East

designed by architect James George Buckle in 1884. From WW1 onwards it endure...

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Theatre Workshop

Acting group founded by Joan Littlewood at the Theatre Royal, Stratford East....

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Joan Littlewood

Theatre director. Born Stockwell. 1945 set up the Theatre Workshop which move...

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Newham Council

West Ham was merged with parts of Barking and Woolwich to form the London Bor...

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Joan Littlewood - Stratford plaque

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Joan Littlewood - Stratford statue

This bronze statue, called The Mother of Modern Theatre, is based on an iconi...

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