Shakespeare

This section contains books about Shakespeare and his work. For plays by Shakespeare, see Shakespeare & Contemporaries and the Shakespeare Folios series.

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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 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 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 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 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.

Hamlet: A User's Guide

An intensely practical account of the way Hamlet actually works on stage, by an acclaimed actor and director.

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Hamlet In Pieces

Shakespeare Reworked by Peter Brook, Robert Lepage, Robert Wilson

A casebook study of three extraordinary productions of Hamlet by three giants of modern theatre: Peter Brook, Robert Lepage and Robert Wilson.

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Evoking (and forgetting!) Shakespeare

Renowned theatre director Peter Brook on the essential questions facing anyone performing Shakespeare today.

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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Year of the King

A classic of theatre writing, a unique insight into the creation of a landmark Shakespearian performance.

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 Cymbeline

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

Performing Shakespeare

Preparation, Rehearsal, Performance

An authoritative, hands-on guide through the practical challenges involved in performing Shakespeare.

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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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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Shakespeare Monologues for Women

Fifty monologues for women drawn from across the Shakespeare canon, all prefaced with a summary of the vital information you need to place the piece in context and to perform it to maximum effect in your own unique way.