Alcestis on the British stage

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6665
1.3 Date: 
2001
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Photocopy
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3.1 Content: 
journal article
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6.1 Archivist's note: 
Cahiers du GITA, no.14, pp.281-308
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Alcestis (1886) 1886 Queen's College, Harley Street (London, Greater London, England)
Alcestis (1887) 1887 New Theatre, George Street, New Theatre, Victoria Theatre (Oxford, County of Oxfordshire, England)
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Alcestis (1903) 1903 Bournemouth Girls High School (Bournemouth, County of Dorset, England)
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Alcestis: A Dramatic Poem (1911 - 1914) 1911 British Museum, Lecture Theatre (London, Greater London, England)
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Alcestis (1914) 1914 Ethical Church, Bayswater (London, Greater London, England)
Alkestis (1922) 1922 unknown venue (Glastonbury, County of Somerset, England)
Alcestis (1923) 1923 James Allen's Girls' School (London, Greater London, England)
Alkestis (1924) 1924 Covent Garden (London, Greater London, England)
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The Cocktail Party (1947) 1947 unknown venue (Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland)
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