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Prepare yourself as we embark on a sordid and macabre tour through the story of Le Theatre du Grand-Guignol, the theatre of horror that entertained and terrified Parisian audiences for 65 years, leaving behind an incredible legacy that continues to inspire film and theater makers to this very day. Content warning - this one isn't for the squeamish or prudish!
- The Grand Guignol : Theatre of Fear and Terror by Mel Gordon
- Grand-Guignol: The French Theatre of Horror (Exeter Performance Studies) by Richard J. Hand and Michael Wilson
- Deák, František. “Théâtre Du Grand Guignol.” The Drama Review: TDR, vol. 18, no. 1, 1974, pp. 34–43. JSTOR, https://doi.org/10.2307/1144859. Accessed 15 Jun. 2022.
- Gerould, Daniel, and Oscar Méténier. “Oscar Méténier and ‘Comédie Rosse’: From the Théâtre Libre to the Grand Guignol.” The Drama Review: TDR, vol. 28, no. 1, 1984, pp. 15–28. JSTOR, https://doi.org/10.2307/1145558. Accessed 15 Jun. 2022.
- "Why the Grand Guignol was so shocking" BBC Culture
- The Grand Guignol: A Dramaturgical Guide
- Grand Guignol Online
- La Naissance de Guignol
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