Closely Observed Theatre

Closely Observed Theatre: From the National to the Old Vic

Fantom Publishing
Out of print

This new collection of theatre journalism offers an insider’s view of the rich variety of productions, projects and ideas developed at the UK’s two greatest theatres.

‘Croall sits in on rehearsals and talks to actors, writers and directors. His observations of the working processes of Howard Davies and Robert Altman are intriguing.’ – Robert Gore-Langton, Spectator

‘His account of the rehearsal of Twelfth Night is an example of a thousand words saying more about production relationships than half a dozen pictures ever could.’ – Guardian Unlimited