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80 Socially Distanced or Online Theatre Games
Created specifically to help anyone teaching drama during the COVID-19 pandemic, this collection features 80 games and exercises, all of which are safe and secure to play in this new era of socially distanced teaching and online learning.
£10.99£8.79Edited by Paul Harvard
A wide range of fantastic audition songs for men, each accompanied by detailed textual, vocal and musical analysis, and a practical performance guide to ensure you perform it to maximum effect in your own unique way.
£12.99£10.39Edited by Paul Harvard
A wide range of fantastic audition songs for women, each accompanied by detailed textual, vocal and musical analysis, and a practical performance guide to ensure you perform it to maximum effect in your own unique way.
The Funny Book of Good Acting
An essential guide for artists and actors wanting to set free the messy and hilarious Clown within.
A Practical Guide to Narrative ImprovisationBy Adam Meggido
An inspiring, hands-on guide to narrative improvisation, by the co-creator and director of the Olivier Award-winning improv show Showstopper! The Improvised Musical.
£14.99£11.99By Peter Brook
Peter Brook's seminal book, an acknowledged classic of theatre writing, setting out many of the ideas about theatre which have informed his lifelong work as a theatre director.
By Michael Bray
An accessible and authoritative guide to developing a successful career as a screen actor.
that nobody ever tells youBy Andy Nyman
More priceless nuggets from the author of The Golden Rules of Acting, gleaned from more than thirty years in the acting business. This is every actor's new best friend – in handy paperback form.
By Nick Moseley
An encouraging, no-nonsense guide to the whole process of applying for drama school. Perfect for any aspiring actor, as well as anyone advising or coaching them.
£7.99£6.39Edited by Trilby James
Forty fantastic female speeches for teenagers, all written since the year 2000, by some of the most exciting and acclaimed writers working today.
£10.99£8.79Edited by Trilby James
Forty fantastic male speeches for teenagers, all written since the year 2000, by some of the most exciting and acclaimed writers working today.
A working guide for actors, directors, students… and anyone else interested in the Bard
Practical advice on how to make Shakespeare’s words feel spontaneous, passionate, and real, from a leading American director and teacher.
75 Speeches for AuditionsEdited by Michael Bryher
An exciting and invaluable collection of audition speeches, all chosen from plays produced by the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain, spanning more than sixty years as one of the world’s leading companies for young performers.
A practical, accessible and inspiring guide to using puppetry in theatre, by a leading expert in the field.
£14.99£11.99By David Zoob
A bold and exciting new approach to Bertolt Brecht, making his theories and ideas about theatre accessible to a new generation of actors, directors, students and theatre-makers, and showing how they can be put into practice.
Essential warm-up exercises for anyone who wants to use their voice more effectively.
By Antony Sher
- Audio disk
Antony Sher's account of researching, rehearsing and performing one of Shakespeare's greatest roles, Lear, in the 2016 Royal Shakespeare Company production. Winner of the 2019 Theatre Book Prize.