A Stage for a Kingdom by Tony Church

By Tony Church

With an creation through Sir Patrick Stewart.

Tony Church, actor, director and instructor was once a founder member of the Royal Shakespeare corporation, head of drama on the Guildhall university of song and Drama and Dean of the nationwide Conservatory in Denver, Colorado. In a occupation spanning six a long time, beginning with the a part of Grumpy in Snow White and culminating in a one-man exhibit, he played on numerous levels world wide: from the Vatican to a box in Greece, from Windsor fortress to a desk best in California.

This hot and interesting memoir takes the reader on a full of life trip in the course of the global of 20th century theatre.

Concluding the booklet is an outline by way of Geoffrey Church, Tony’s son, of
the final ever functionality at the outdated level on the Shakespeare Theatre,
Stratford-upon-Avon.

Featuring a star-studded forged this was once additionally Tony’s farewell to the stage.

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