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Joan Littlewood - Stratford statue Joan Littlewood

Monument: Joan Littlewood - Stratford statue

Erection date: 4/10/2015

Inscription

{On a plaque attached to the front of the plinth:}
Joan Littlewood

This bronze statue, called The Mother of Modern Theatre, is based on an iconic photograph of Littlewood in the 1970s, when the theatre was threatened with demolition, sitting on rubble in almost exactly this location.

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 statue

Information Subjects commemorated

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Joan Littlewood

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

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Joan Littlewood - Stratford statue

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Philip Jackson

Sculptor.  Born Inverness. Studio in Midhurst, West Sussex. Other works: gian...

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Joan Littlewood - Stratford statue

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Joan Littlewood - Stratford plaque

Joan Littlewood, 1914 - 2002, theatre director. The sculpture by Philip Jacks...

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