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Puppetry: How to Do It

A practical, accessible and inspiring guide to using puppetry in theatre, by a leading expert in the field.

Improv Beyond Rules

A Practical Guide to Narrative Improvisation

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.

Plays from VAULT 5

Five new plays from VAULT Festival

This anthology, the fifth from Nick Hern Books, comprises five of the best plays from VAULT Festival 2020, London's biggest and most exciting arts festival.

Alexander Technique for Actors: A Practical Course

An authoritative, step-by-step guide to the Alexander Technique, to help actors find new and beneficial ways of moving, thinking, breathing and performing. Written by an experienced teacher of the technique.

What Country, Friends, Is This?: Directing Shakespeare with Young Performers

A highly practical, comprehensive guide to exploring Shakespeare with young people – ideal for directors, youth theatre leaders, workshop facilitators and teachers.

How Plays Work

Distinguished playwright David Edgar examines the mechanisms and techniques which dramatists throughout the ages have employed to structure their plays and to express their meaning.

100 Plays to Save the World

A guide to one hundred brilliant plays addressing the most urgent and important issue of our time: the climate emergency.

Ken Campbell: The Great Caper - SIGNED COPY

The first, authorised biography of the anarchic comic genius, much cherished for his performances on stage and screen.

King Charles III (special edition)

A special edition of Mike Bartlett's acclaimed 'future history play', with exclusive bonus material.

Synecdoche, New York

The exclusive tie-in to the movie starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Samantha Morton, Michelle Williams, Catherine Keener and Emily Watson, from the writer of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

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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.

So You Want To Go To Drama School?

The essential guide to getting into drama school.

The Space to Move

Essentials of Movement Training

The vital building blocks of movement training – a key sourcebook for actors, directors, students and teachers.

Beside Myself

An Actor's Life

A remarkably candid autobiography, utterly involving and often startlingly revelatory - an inspiration to young actors and a treat for seasoned theatregoers.

So You Want To Be A TV Presenter?

A practical, vocational guide to starting a career on TV as a presenter.

So You Want To Do A Solo Show?

A unique guide to every aspect of putting on your own solo show: choosing the subject, raising the finance, booking the venue - and performing it!

Words Into Action

Finding the Life of the Play

Packed with insights from a lifetime of directing theatre, Words into Action is a fascinating read and a vital masterclass for actors and directors.

An Attitude for Acting

How to Survive (and Thrive) as an Actor

A 'how to' book for actors who want to develop a 'can do' attitude to their profession in the face of rejection and intense competition.