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Midsummer Night's Dream 3ed (ed Chaudhuri)

Paperback, 27/07/2017, £8.99

Step on a Crack

Paperback, £5.00

Just imagine: Drama and Dressing-up for Children Aged Five to Nine

Paperback, 01/04/1993, £13.95
Just Imagine presents inspiration for children's drama in its many varied forms, from simple games and activities, to puppets and plays. The suggestions for the costumes and accessories help create the characters and fantasy worlds introduced by the drama.

Spalding Suite

Paperback, 01/05/2015, £9.99
Seen from a British perspective, The Spalding Suite gets to the heart and soul of the gravity-defying game of basketball.

14th Tale

Paperback, 05/10/2015, £9.99
The 14th Tale is a beautiful mellifluous narrative that tells the hilarious exploits of a natural born mischief.

Barber Shop Chronicles

Paperback, 05/06/2017, £10.99
Inua Ellams' Barber Shop Chronicles is a generously funny, heart-warming and insightful new play set in five African cities, Johannesburg, Harare, Kampala, Lagos, Accra, and in London.


Paperback, 24/09/2010, £8.99
An intriguing new play from a critically acclaimed performance poet.

Black T-Shirt Collection

Paperback, 13/03/2012, £9.99
From Fringe First winner Inua Ellams comes a new story about two foster brothers building a global t-shirt brand.

Knight Watch

Paperback, 22/06/2012, £11.99
This rhythmic, sizzling solo show conjures the violence of a city and imagines a more beautiful world beyond it.

Hamlet: Arden Texts of 1603 and 1623

Paperback, 15/01/2007, £12.99
Presents the "First Quarto text of 1603" and the "Folio Text of 1623". This title is useful for scholars and students of textual history, or to those studying "Hamlet". It presents the plays with annotations and the introduction contains the stage history of the "First Quarto" text.

Six Tragedies

Paperback, 14/01/2010, £9.99
This is a lively, readable and accurate verse translation of the six best plays by one of the most influential of all classical Latin writers. The volume includes Phaedra, Oedipus, Medea, Trojan Women, Hercules Furens, and Thyestes, together with an invaluable introduction and notes.


Paperback, 25/06/1998, £8.99
This collection of plays by Ben Jonson contains: "Every Man in his Humour", about the sexual fantasies of London's citizens; "Sejanus", a dramatization of the Jacobean system of censorship; "Volpone", a look at the seedier side of Venice; and "Epicone", the tale of a misogynist.


Paperback, 30/10/2003, £7.99
At the turn of the 20th century, the president of the United States is shot by an anarchist. Is the crime a protest against America's imperial ambitions - or a cry for attention by an angry young man? Provocative, edgy, and compelling, this is the first play by the author of "Fast Food Nation".

Falling Out of Time

Hardback, 06/02/2014, £14.99
A genre-defying drama--part play, part prose, pure poetry that tells the story of bereaved parents setting out to reach their lost children. It begins in a small village, in a kitchen, where a man announces to his wife that he is leaving, embarking on a journey in search of their dead son.

Keeping On Keeping On

Paperback, 05/10/2017, £9.99
A concise collection of Alan Bennett's latest diaries - and more.

Samuel Beckett

7, 29/06/2001, £5.99
This Beginner's Guide provides an introduction to the life and work of one of the great literary figures of the 20th century, whose writing is often considered to be dark and inaccessible. Coots investigates Beckett's preoccupation with human existence and the absurdity of the human condition.

Talking heads 2

Paperback, 05/10/1998, £7.99
Characterized by the author's understatement, observation and knowing irony, these six Alan Bennett monologues were written for the second BBC1 series of "Talking Heads", the first having been transmitted 11 years earlier, in 1987.

Matchbox Theatre: Thirty Short Entertainments

Paperback, 16/10/2014, £12.99
Presents a miniature sketch show: thirty dialogues and monologues by Michael Frayn, to be played in the smallest theatre in the world - the theatre of your own imagination.

Broken Heart

7, 25/08/1994, £7.99
A Greek tragedy where desire and duty are in conflict. Set in Ancient Sparta, Penthea is married by her brother to Bassanes although she loves Orgilus. Virtuous Penthea feels herself adulterous, Bassanes jealous and Orgilus driven to seek revenge. Suffering, courage and expiation follow.

Ideal Husband

Paperback, 31/03/2003, £8.99
Wilde's drama engages issues which are of immediate importance in modern culture and his stylish manner is calculated to permit a degree of detachment necessary when handling socially and politically explosive issues. The introduction sets the play in its historical, social and theatrical context.

Duchess of Malfi (ed Gibbons)

Paperback, 29/08/2003, £7.99
Universally considered Webster's masterpiece, this violent play presents a dark and disturbing portrait of the human condition. The play's heroine is imprisoned by her brothers because she bore a commoner's son.


Paperback, £4.50

Practical Creativity at Key Stages 1 & 2: 40 Inspiring Lessons in Drama, Dance, Art and Literacy

Paperback, 07/07/2005, £28.99
Divided into themes and through using photocopiable sheets, this book emphasises the importance of allowing children to express their feelings through dance and drama, and encourages the teacher to view drama as a different method of learning.

Waiting for Godot: A Tragicomedy in Two Acts

Paperback, 03/09/2009, £9.99
Famously described by the Irish critic Vivien Mercier as a play in which 'nothing happens, twice', "En attendant Godot" was first performed at the Theatre de Babylone in Paris in 1953. It was translated into English by Samuel Beckett, and opened at the Arts Theatre in London in 1955.

Writing for Theatre: Creative and Critical Approaches

Paperback, 02/12/2015, £24.99
Writing for theatre is a unique art form, different even from other kinds of scriptwriting. It includes a series of interviews with writers, directors and dramaturgs, all of whom are making theatre now, providing an unrivalled glimpse into the world of contemporary theatre making.

Instinctive Screenplay: Watching and Writing Screen Drama

Paperback, 23/06/2017, £19.99
Including a variety of both well-known and less famous examples, from The Shawshank Redemption to Samira Makhmalbaf's The Apple, this book offers a fresh new approach to thinking about, discussing and writing screenplays.

Starting Drama Teaching 4ed

Paperback, 14/06/2017, £28.99

New Monologues for Women

Paperback, 30/06/2016, £14.99
This collection captures the best contemporary monologues for women, as well as celebrates the monologue as a piece for performance with accompanying commentary engaging with real dramatic challenges and issues that the performer will confront.

Masques of Difference

Paperback, 01/11/2007, £7.99
Masques of difference' presents an annotated edition of four seventeenth-century entertainments written by Ben Jonson, which reflect the royal court's self-representation as moral and just, in contrast to stylised images of chaotically (and exotically) 'othered' groups: Africans, the Irish, witches, and the homoeroticised figure of the Gypsy.

Sing Yer Heart Out for the Lads

Paperback, 20/09/2006, £10.99
Saturday 7 October 2000. England v Germany, The King George v The Duke of York. Keegan resigns and Barry plays a blinder. Tensions erupt in a South London pub as England lose again.

View from the Bridge

Paperback, 30/03/2009, £8.99
Eddie Carbone is a longshoreman and a straightforward man, with a strong sense of decency and of honour. For Eddie, it's a privilege to take in his wife's cousins, Marco and Rodolpho, straight off the boat from Italy.

Contemporary Monologues for Women

Paperback, 06/01/2014, £10.99
50 monologues by some of the greatest writers working today, each with a summary of the vital information you need to place the piece in context and perform it to the best of your ability.


Paperback, 22/05/1999, £10.99
A play set in London in the 60s reflecting a time of social change. Its subject is the cultural poverty and frustration of a generation of young people on the dole and living on council estate


Paperback, 11/08/1986, £9.99
One of a series of titles first published by Faber between 1930 and 1990, and in a style and format planned with a view to the appearance of the volumes on the bookshelf. In this play, Stoppard parodies the philosophy lecturer, the detective thriller, the comedy of manners and the Whitehall farce.


Paperback, 10/05/1993, £9.99
This play takes readers back and forth between the 19th and 20th centuries. Set in a large country house in Derbyshire, a cast of characters from each century play out their respective dramas. The text explores topics such as the nature of truth and time.

Tom Stoppard Plays 2: The Dissolution of Dominic Boot; 'M' is for Moon Among Other Things; If You're Glad I'll Be Frank; Albert's Bridge; Where Are They Now?; Artist Descending a Staircase; The Dog It Was That Died; In the Native State; On 'Dover Beach'

Paperback, 20/09/2012, £18.99
Contains radio plays, which complement the author's work for the stage. The volume includes "In the Native State", which became the stage play "Indian Ink". It also includes "The Dissolution of Dominic Boot", "'M' is for Moon Among Other Things", "If You're Glad I'll Be Frank", "Albert's Bridge", "Where Are They Now?" and more.


Paperback, 16/03/2017, £9.99
A title that combines Wildean pastiche, political history, artistic debate, spoof reminiscence, and song-and-dance in judicious proportions. It is a Joycean web of literary allusions. It also includes a new preface by the author, and revisions made by him for a revival at the Menier Chocolate Factory, London, in October 2016.


Paperback, 13/11/1995, £10.99
The timing and setting of Bond's latest play is non-specific, with the theme being timeless. It is a tragedy about the futility of war. In wartime, as communication and society break down, both soldiers and civilians are led to acts of barbarism and self-destruction.

Children: AND "Have I None"

Paperback, 12/10/2000, £10.99
Two plays from one of Britain's most challenging dramatists. Both are set in a late-21st-century post-apocalyptic landscape where human behaviour is monitored, living spaces are designated and any emotional displays are eradicated.

New Cambridge Shakespeare: Hamlet Prince of Denmark 3ed (eds Hirschfield and Edwards)

Paperback, 07/02/2019, £9.99
The third edition of Hamlet offers a completely new introduction to this rich, mysterious play. Supplemented by an updated reading list, extensive illustrations and helpful appendices, this edition features revised commentary notes explicitly designed for the student reader, offering the very best in contemporary criticism of this great tragedy.

Inspector Calls

Hardback, 12/01/1993, £9.99
The "Heinemann Plays" series offers contemporary drama and classic plays in durable classroom editions. In this play an inspector interrupts a party to investigate a girl's suicide, and implicates each of the party-makers in her death.

Tastes of Honey: The Making of Shelagh Delaney and a Cultural Revolution

Hardback, 29/08/2019, £18.99
'Anyone who values what is best in British theatre and film will want to join Selina Todd as she digs deep into the brilliance of Delaney's work - and her character. Delaney's strong female characters - teenager Jo and her single mother, Helen - asserted that working-class women wanted more than suburban housewifery.

Art Of Drama Teaching 2ed

Paperback, 01/11/2018, £32.99
This Classic Edition provides a multitude of practical ideas for teachers of drama and for those who are interested in using drama to teach other subjects. It takes the form of a detailed discussion of twenty-five drama techniques, each accompanied by practical examples of lessons and illustrated by at least one extract from a play.

Oh What a Lovely War

Paperback, 01/03/1967, £10.99
Reissue of a classic Methuen Modern Play in a newly restored version with a new Introduction by Joan Littlewood

Cambridge Companion to English Renaissance Drama

Paperback, 25/09/2003, £28.99
This second edition of the Companion offers students up-to-date factual and interpretative material about the principal theatres, playwrights and plays of the most important period of English drama, from 1580-1642. All the essays have been revised and their references updated; the substantial biographical and bibliographical section has been expanded.
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