The Resource The worst it can be is a disaster : the life story of Braham Murray and the Royal Exchange Theatre, Braham Murray ; foreword by Tom Courtenay

The worst it can be is a disaster : the life story of Braham Murray and the Royal Exchange Theatre, Braham Murray ; foreword by Tom Courtenay

Label
The worst it can be is a disaster : the life story of Braham Murray and the Royal Exchange Theatre
Title
The worst it can be is a disaster
Title remainder
the life story of Braham Murray and the Royal Exchange Theatre
Statement of responsibility
Braham Murray ; foreword by Tom Courtenay
Creator
Contributor
Author
Author of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The Worst It Can Be is a Disaster is the autobiography of Braham Murray, founding director of the Royal Exchange Manchester which in 2006 celebrated its thirtieth anniversary. With a foreword by Sir Tom Courtenay. Born into a Jewish family, Braham Murray struggled against his parents'' expectations that he should follow them into the world of commerce; instead he became at twenty-two the youngest artistic director in the country when he took over Century Theatre, a theatre company based in Manchester. Detailing his relationships and the theatrical successes and flops along the way, the n
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Murray, Braham
Dewey number
792.0233092
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PN2597
LC item number
.M877 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Courtenay, Tom
Series statement
Biography and Autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murray, Braham
  • Royal Exchange Theatre (Manchester, England)
  • Theatrical producers and directors
Label
The worst it can be is a disaster : the life story of Braham Murray and the Royal Exchange Theatre, Braham Murray ; foreword by Tom Courtenay
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; 1 Derek Destiny; 2 The (Un)Happiest Days of Your Life; 3 The Best School of All; 4 Chutzpah; 5 A Lunatic at Oxford; 6 Hang Down Your Head and Die; 7 ''You''re Such a Talented Young Man''; 8 New York; 9 A Thing with Music; 10 Three Strikes and You''re Out; 11 Century Theatre; 12 A ''Secret''; 13 Artistic Director; 14 The First Link; 15 How the Group Came into Being; 16 First Meetings at Last; 17 ''I Am a Jew''; 18 Accepted; 19 The Last Century; 20 The New Group; 21 Filling in Time; 22 Edinburgh and Nuptials 1968
  • 23 She Stoops to Conquer: The Tug of War Starts24 Armund Hohningstadt; 25 The First Two Musicals; 26 The Beginning of a Long Run; 27 The Last Show at the University Theatre; 28 Higgledy-piggledy; 29 The Tent; 30 The Conception and Pregnancy of the Royal Exchange; 31 Not Such Good Companions; 32 The Black Mikado; 33 Two Lives; 34 1976 - Setting Things Up; 35 The Theatre''s Opening; 36 Success; 37 Fire Engine; 38 Leaping Back; 39 Between Two Worlds; 40 The Group Evolves; 41 Enter Robert Lindsay; 42 Behind the Iron Curtain; 43 The Three Musketeers; 44 On Stage Again; 45 International Success
  • 46 Another Surprise47 Staying in the Group; 48 A Strange Year; 49 The Last Chance Saloon and Finally a Proper Director; 50 Andy Capp; 51 The Child Grows Up a Bit; 52 At Last - And Big Changes; 53 Enter David Threlfall; 54 The Tenth Anniversary Season; 55 The Scottish Play; 56 1989-90; 57 All Change; 58 Rough Weather; 59 Coup de Foudre; 60 Meanwhile; 61 The Count; 62 Crisis Again; 63 Back in New York; 64 Back to England; 65 It Depends What You Call Better; 66 The Royal Exchange, Mark II; 67 Resurrections; 68 Au Revoir; 69 The Reopening; 70 First Year Back; 71 First Ibsen; 72 Houston
  • 73 Catching Up74 Absolutely Bats; 75 New Work, More Tensions; 76 Upheavals; 77 Twenty-fifth Anniversary; 78 A Last Upheaval (So Far); 79 Appraisal; 80 More Brad; 81 The Home Team Play; 82 Coming Together; 83 The Serpent of Old Nile; 84 Uncle Max; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781408147863
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)3710000000128602
  • (EBL)1715655
  • (SSID)ssj0001321833
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  • (EXLCZ)993710000000128602
Label
The worst it can be is a disaster : the life story of Braham Murray and the Royal Exchange Theatre, Braham Murray ; foreword by Tom Courtenay
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; 1 Derek Destiny; 2 The (Un)Happiest Days of Your Life; 3 The Best School of All; 4 Chutzpah; 5 A Lunatic at Oxford; 6 Hang Down Your Head and Die; 7 ''You''re Such a Talented Young Man''; 8 New York; 9 A Thing with Music; 10 Three Strikes and You''re Out; 11 Century Theatre; 12 A ''Secret''; 13 Artistic Director; 14 The First Link; 15 How the Group Came into Being; 16 First Meetings at Last; 17 ''I Am a Jew''; 18 Accepted; 19 The Last Century; 20 The New Group; 21 Filling in Time; 22 Edinburgh and Nuptials 1968
  • 23 She Stoops to Conquer: The Tug of War Starts24 Armund Hohningstadt; 25 The First Two Musicals; 26 The Beginning of a Long Run; 27 The Last Show at the University Theatre; 28 Higgledy-piggledy; 29 The Tent; 30 The Conception and Pregnancy of the Royal Exchange; 31 Not Such Good Companions; 32 The Black Mikado; 33 Two Lives; 34 1976 - Setting Things Up; 35 The Theatre''s Opening; 36 Success; 37 Fire Engine; 38 Leaping Back; 39 Between Two Worlds; 40 The Group Evolves; 41 Enter Robert Lindsay; 42 Behind the Iron Curtain; 43 The Three Musketeers; 44 On Stage Again; 45 International Success
  • 46 Another Surprise47 Staying in the Group; 48 A Strange Year; 49 The Last Chance Saloon and Finally a Proper Director; 50 Andy Capp; 51 The Child Grows Up a Bit; 52 At Last - And Big Changes; 53 Enter David Threlfall; 54 The Tenth Anniversary Season; 55 The Scottish Play; 56 1989-90; 57 All Change; 58 Rough Weather; 59 Coup de Foudre; 60 Meanwhile; 61 The Count; 62 Crisis Again; 63 Back in New York; 64 Back to England; 65 It Depends What You Call Better; 66 The Royal Exchange, Mark II; 67 Resurrections; 68 Au Revoir; 69 The Reopening; 70 First Year Back; 71 First Ibsen; 72 Houston
  • 73 Catching Up74 Absolutely Bats; 75 New Work, More Tensions; 76 Upheavals; 77 Twenty-fifth Anniversary; 78 A Last Upheaval (So Far); 79 Appraisal; 80 More Brad; 81 The Home Team Play; 82 Coming Together; 83 The Serpent of Old Nile; 84 Uncle Max; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781408147863
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000128602
  • (EBL)1715655
  • (SSID)ssj0001321833
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11755285
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001321833
  • (PQKBWorkID)11423746
  • (PQKB)11037453
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1715655
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000128602

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