Episode 20

Thomas Dekker: Gulls, Gallants and the London Playhouse

Published on: 2nd October, 2023

Episode 107:

In the first of two episodes on Thomas Dekker I discuss his earliest life and his prose works.

Dekker's early life and first forays into the playhouse.

His prose work 'The Wonderful Year'

The Gull's Handbook - with some extensive quotes from and explanation of his piece on behaviour in the playhouse

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The History Of European Theatre
A more or less chronological history of the development and practice of theatre
A podcast tracing the development of theatre from ancient Greece to the present day through the places and people who made theatre happen. More than just dates and lists of plays we'll learn about the social. political and historical context that fostered the creation of dramatic art.

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Philip Rowe

Ex-publishing and accounting professional. Rookie Podcaster, but learning fast. Loves all things Theatre and History.