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Stagestruck: Gay Theatre in the 20th Century 

Chronicles of gay men and the theatre in the 20th century. From Oscar Wilde and Noel Coward through Terrence Rattigan and Tennesee Williams and on to Edward Albee, Joe Orton, Tony Kushner, and Larry Kramer.

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Todd Boyce ...  Bill Reynolds in 'Tea and Sympathy' / ... 3 episodes, 1999
Penny Downie ...  Blanche DuBois in 'Streetcar Named Desire' / ... 3 episodes, 1999
Michael Elwyn ...  Dr Rance in 'What the Butler Saw' / ... 3 episodes, 1999
Frank Lazarus Frank Lazarus ...  Big Daddy in 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' / ... 3 episodes, 1999
David Bamber ...  Alfred Redl in 'A Patriot for Me' / ... 2 episodes, 1999
Lynn Farleigh ...  Aunt Queenie in 'Bell Book and Candle' / ... 2 episodes, 1999
Emma Fielding ...  Amanda Prynne in 'Private Lives' / ... 2 episodes, 1999
William Hope ...  David Caldwell in 'The Drag' / ... 2 episodes, 1999
Nick Waring Nick Waring ...  Algernon Moncrief / ... 2 episodes, 1999
Samuel West ...  Elyot Chase in 'Private Lives' / ... 2 episodes, 1999
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These three films look at gay themes - from covert metaphor and attack to gay pride and the anguish of AIDS - in the plays of Oscar Wilde, Mae West, Noel Coward, Terence Rattigan, Tennessee Williams, William Inge, John Osborne, Edward Albee, Joe Orton, Mart Crowley, Robert Patrick, Harvey Fierstein, Martin Sherman, William Hoffman, Larry Kramer, Kevin Elyot, Paul Rudnick and Tony Kushner. Written by David Jeffcock

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UK

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English

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20 September 1999 (UK) See more »

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