The book is a personal narrative of a life working in the theatre leading to and detailing how one of the world’s leading experimental theatres came into being.
It’s genesis is illustrated by press-cuttings, photographs, minutes itemising the formation of the original club’s committee, and describes some of the hyperbole which surrounded the theatre’s first year of existence.
On our journey towards the formation of the theatre we meet any number of other people starting out also, Donald Sutherland, Alan Ayckbourn, Tony Robinson, Roger Rees, Michael Codron.
The author Terry Lane. founder and first Artistic Director of The Traverse Theatre, worked for Stephen Joseph through six seasons.