Granville Barker's Prefaces to Shakespeare

Unrivalled practical insights into the play from one of the most influential actors and directors of Shakespeare of all time.

'I regard Granville Barker not only as the first modern English director but as the most influential' Richard Eyre

'A deep and penetrating intelligence illuminates his observations, and they remain permanently relevant' Peter Brook

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Preface to Antony and Cleopatra

Unrivalled practical insights into the play from one of the most influential actors and directors of Shakespeare of all time. With a foreword by Richard Eyre.

Preface to Coriolanus

Unrivalled practical insights into the play from one of the most influential actors and directors of Shakespeare of all time. With a foreword by Richard Eyre.

Preface to Cymbeline

Unrivalled practical insights into the play from one of the most influential actors and directors of Shakespeare of all time.

Preface to Hamlet

The best known - and longest - of Harley Granville Barker's celebrated Prefaces to Shakespeare: some of the best practical guides to Shakespeare's work yet written. With a foreword by Richard Eyre.

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Preface to Julius Caesar

The classic - and most practical - guide to Shakespeare’s major plays, available in separate, pocket-format volumes for use in study or rehearsal room. With a foreword by Richard Eyre.

Preface to King Lear

Unrivalled practical insights into the play from one of the most influential actors and directors of Shakespeare of all time. With a foreword by Richard Eyre.

Preface to Love's Labour's Lost

The classic - and most practical - guide to Shakespeare’s major plays, available in separate, pocket-format volumes for use in study or rehearsal room. With a foreword by Richard Eyre.

Preface to Macbeth

Unrivalled practical insights into the play from one of the most influential actors and directors of Shakespeare of all time. With a foreword by Richard Eyre.

Preface to Othello

The classic - and most practical - guide to Shakespeare’s major plays, available in separate, pocket-format volumes for use in study or rehearsal room. With a foreword by Richard Eyre.

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Preface to Romeo and Juliet

The classic - and most practical - guide to Shakespeare’s major plays, available in separate, pocket-format volumes for use in study or rehearsal room. With a foreword by Richard Eyre.

Preface to The Merchant of Venice

Unrivalled practical insights from one of the most influential actors and directors of Shakespeare of all time. With a foreword by Richard Eyre.

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Prefaces to A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Winter's Tale & Twelfth Night

Unrivalled practical insights from one of the most influential actors and directors of Shakespeare of all time. With a foreword by Richard Eyre.

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