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Littlewood, Joan

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɪt(ə)lwʊd
 
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Definition of Littlewood, Joan in English:

( 1914–2002), English theatre director; full name Maud Joan Littlewood. She co-founded the Theatre Workshop (1945), which set out to present established plays in radical productions and to stage contemporary working-class plays. She is particularly remembered for her production of the musical Oh, What a Lovely War (1963).

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