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Theatre Books

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100 Great Plays for Women

By Lucy Kerbel Foreword by Kate Mosse

An inspiring guide to a hundred plays that put female performers centre stage, dispelling the myth that 'There just aren't any good plays for women'. With a foreword by Kate Mosse.

Acting and Reacting

Tools for the Modern Actor

An inspiring new approach to acting from a respected drama teacher - concise, succinct and full of practical exercises.

  • Paperback£12.99 £10.39

The Acting Book

A ‘fast-forward’ acting course covering all the essential techniques an actor needs to know and use – with a suite of exercises to put each technique into practice.

Acting Through Song

Techniques and Exercises for Musical-Theatre Actors

An impassioned and invaluable guide for actors and students of musical theatre.

Actioning - and How to Do It

A step-by-step guide to 'actioning', one of the most widely used rehearsal techniques for actors. An indispensable companion to a vital component in every actor's toolkit.

Actions: The Actors' Thesaurus

A vital companion for actors in rehearsal - a thesaurus of action-words to revitalise performance, with a foreword by Terry Johnson.

The Active Text

Unlocking Plays Through Physical Theatre

Dymphna Callery, author of Through the Body: A practical guide to physical theatre, shows how exercises and rehearsal techniques associated with physical and devised theatre can be applied to scripted plays.

The Actor and the Camera

The ultimate insider’s guide to acting for film and TV, from an actor well known for his roles on TV and in films. With a foreword by Ewan McGregor.

The Actor and the Target

A revised and updated edition of Declan Donnellan's bestselling book, a fresh and radical approach to acting by a world-famous director.

An Actor's Companion

Tools for the Working Actor

A collection of exercises, tips, tools and tricks from the renowned actor, director and acting coach behind The Barrow Group.

  • Paperback£17.99

Actors' Lives

On and Off the American Stage

Interviews with twenty well-established American actors including Olympia Dukakis and James Earl Jones.

  • Paperback£15.99

Adrian Lester on Henry V (Shakespeare On Stage)

Adrian Lester discusses playing Henry V. Taken from Shakespeare on Stage: Thirteen Leading Actors on Thirteen Key Roles.

Advice from the Players

A host of tips and guidance on every aspect of the actor’s craft, direct from some of the best-known stars of stage and screen, including Julie Walters, Lenny Henry, Harriet Walter, Simon Callow, Mark Gatiss, David Harewood, Jo Brand, Simon Russell Beale, Lesley Manville, Zawe Ashton and Mathew Horne, amongst many others.

Advice to the Players

A practical programme of study for the actor, by one of the founders of the famous Actors Studio.

  • Paperback£14.99

Alan Rickman on Jaques (Shakespeare On Stage)

Alan Rickman discusses playing Jaques in Shakespeare's As You Like It, in this ebook taken from Shakespeare On Stage: Volume 2 - Twelve Leading Actors on Twelve Key Roles.

All Change Please

A Practical Guide to Achieving Gender Equality in Theatre

By Lucy Kerbel Foreword by Rufus Norris

A book about the need for change in theatre, to reflect the gender balance of the world it seeks to represent, and how, with everyone's help, we can achieve it.

American Set Design

An exploration of the careers and personal viewpoints of eleven major US set designers, combining research, commentary, extensive interviews and nearly 150 photographs, sketches, renderings and model designs.

  • Paperback£25.00
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American Set Design 2

Profiles of twelve of America's most exciting and influential scenic designers, lavishly illustrated with more than 165 examples of the artists' sketches, renderings and models as well as photos of the finished sets.

  • Paperback£25.00
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