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Kenneth Victor Campbell (10 December 1941 — 31 August 2008) was an English writer, actor, director and comedian known for his work in experimental theatre. He has been called "a one-man dynamo of British theatre."

Campbell achieved notoriety in the 1970s for his nine-hour adaptation of the science-fiction trilogy Illuminatus! and his 22-hour staging of Neil Oram's play cycle The Warp. The Guinness Book of Records listed the latter as the longest play in the world; the British acid house band The KLF, the biggest-selling singles act worldwide in 1991, later notorious for burning a million pounds, had its origin in the former.

The Independent said that, "In the 1990s, through a series of sprawling monologues packed with arcane information and freakish speculations on the nature of reality, he became something approaching a grand old man of the fringe, though without ever discarding his inner enfant terrible." The Times labelled Campbell a one-man whirlwind of comic and surreal performance.

The Guardian, in a posthumous tribute, judged him to be "one of the most original and unclassifiable talents in the British theatre of the past half-century. A genius at producing shows on a shoestring and honing the improvisational capabilities of the actors who were brave enough to work with him." The artistic director of the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse said, "He was the door through which many hundreds of kindred souls entered a madder, braver, brighter, funnier and more complex universe."

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Total Books: 35
Without Paradise
2008 - Without Paradise (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780595526499
ISBN-10: 0595526497
Genres: Romance, Gay & Lesbian
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Habs Heroes The Definitive List of the 100 Greatest Canadiens Ever
2008 - Habs Heroes the Definitive List of the 100 Greatest Canadiens Ever (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780980992403
ISBN-10: 0980992400
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Success for All Development of Aimhigher in Leeds
2008 - Success for All Development of Aimhigher in Leeds (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781906797010
ISBN-10: 1906797013
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Hockey News Top 60 Since 1967 The Best Players of the Post-Expansion Era
Index on Censorship
2000 - Index on Censorship (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780904286823
ISBN-10: 0904286827
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Wol Wantok A Pidgeon English Version of Macbeth
2000 - Wol Wantok a Pidgeon English Version of Macbeth [King Mob Spoken Word CDs] (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781841660394
ISBN-10: 1841660396
Genre: Reference
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What's MIDI
1998 - What's Midi [Making Music Library] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781872601137
ISBN-10: 1872601138
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Violin Time Or the Lady from Montsegur
1996 - Violin Time or the Lady From Montsegur [Contemporary Dramatists] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780413709608
ISBN-10: 0413709604
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
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The Bald Trilogy The Recollections of a Furtive Nudist Pigspurt-Or Six Pigs from Happiness Jamais Vu
Pool
1994 - Pool (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780731804177
ISBN-10: 0731804171
Genre: Sports & Outdoors
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Skungpoomery
1993 - Skungpoomery [Methuen Young Drama] (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780413675200
ISBN-10: 0413675203
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Mr Pilks Irrenhaus sowie nachgelassene Texte von Henry Pilk
1988 - Mr Pilks Irrenhaus Sowie Nachgelassene Texte Von Henry Pilk (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783886610921
ISBN-10: 3886610926
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1987 - Caribbean [Countries S] (Other)Paperback
No Small Stir A Spiritual Strategy for Salting and Saving a Secular Society
1980 - No Small Stir a Spiritual Strategy for Salting and Saving a Secular Society (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780919532595
ISBN-10: 0919532594
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Old King Cole
1975 - Old King Cole [Methuen young drama] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780413335500
ISBN-10: 041333550X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Jack Sheppard
Jack Sheppard [Dramascripts] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780333196236
ISBN-10: 0333196236
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Caribbean The [Countries S] (Paperback)Paperback
Skungpoomery
Skungpoomery [Methuen Young Drama] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780413339102
ISBN-10: 0413339106
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Furtive Nudist
Furtive Nudist [Modern Plays] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780413661005
ISBN-10: 0413661008
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Pigspurt Or Six Pigs from Happiness
Pigspurt or Six Pigs From Happiness [Modern Plays] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780413681003
ISBN-10: 0413681009
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5 Years Rescuing at the Gates of Hell
5 Years Rescuing at the Gates of Hell (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780889410268
ISBN-10: 0889410267
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Hadrian's Dream
Hadrian's Dream (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780901380630
ISBN-10: 0901380636
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Animated Encounters A Review of Puppetry and Related Arts Animations in Print v 1
Cancer Epidemiology [NT Monographs] (Paperback)
Hereditary Haemochromatosis [NT clinical monographs] (Paperback)
Aplastic Anaemia [Clinical Monographs] (Paperback)