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Learning Your Lines: The Compact Guide

This accessible, systematic guide will teach you how to memorise your lines quickly and effectively, and let go of the fear of forgetting them – helping you build confidence and focus, and reducing anxiety and stress around auditions, rehearsal and performance.

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Gloria: A Life

Emily's Mann's play about the icon of the American feminist movement, Gloria Steinem. With a Foreword by Gloria Steinem herself.

He Brought Her Heart Back in a Box and Other Plays

Adrienne Kennedy's acclaimed play about an interracial love affair in the 1940s, in a volume with two other plays: Etta and Ella on the Upper West Side and Mom, How Did You Meet the Beatles?

Linda Vista

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts dissects the midlife crisis in a play that combines humanity with humour.

A Strange Loop

A blistering musical about a Black, queer writer, at war with a host of demons. Winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Inside/Outside

Six Short Plays

Six short plays exploring estrangement and loneliness, moving towards redemption and hope.

Chaos

A symphony of dislocated and interconnected scenes, in which a series of characters search for meaning in a complicated and unstable world. Part of the 2019 National Theatre Connections Festival.

Stuff

A play about friendship and loss – and the way people try to do the right thing for their mates when there isn’t really a right thing to do. Written specifically for young people as part of the 2019 National Theatre Connections Festival.

The Comeback

A heartwarming, joyful and dazzlingly funny exploration of bittersweet nostalgia and the enduring power of friendship.

Treasure Island (Le Navet Bete stage version)

A rip-roaring, swashbuckling, family-friendly retelling of a classic story.

First Time

A hilarious and heartbreaking true story that smashes through the stigma and shame of HIV, to present an uplifting and inspirational guide to staying positive in a negative world.

15 Heroines: 15 Monologues Adapted from Ovid

Drawing inspiration from Ovid, fifteen leading female and non-binary British playwrights dramatise the lives of fifteen classical heroines in a series of new monologues for the twenty-first century.

CripTales: Six Monologues

Curated by Mat Fraser By Various

Six fictional monologues portraying some very real experiences of disabled people in Britain, commissioned to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK’s Disability Discrimination Act.

Contemporary Monologues for Men: Volume 2

Edited by Trilby James

Forty fantastic speeches featuring male roles, all written and premiered since the year 2014, by some of today’s most exciting dramatic voices from the UK and USA.

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Contemporary Monologues for Women: Volume 2

Edited by Trilby James

Forty fantastic speeches featuring female roles, all written and premiered since the year 2014, by some of the most exciting dramatic voices writing today.

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The Writer's Toolkit

Exercises, Techniques and Ideas for Playwrights and Screenwriters

Almost two hundred practical exercises, techniques and ideas for every part of your process, designed to equip you with everything required to kickstart your creativity, develop your craft, and make your writing the very best that it can be.

Three Sisters (Chekhov/Nelson)

A masterful new translation of Chekhov’s exploration of yearning and disillusionment.

Evening Plays

Three new dramas, written as a response to Dante's Divine Comedy.