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King Lear in Brooklyn

Paperback, 03/05/2016, £16.99
An original approach to Shakespeare's King Lear: Michael Pennington takes us on a fascinating journey through the play from the point of view of Lear himself and others.

Let Me Play the Lion Too: How to be an Actor

Hardback, 15/01/2015, £17.99
How do you prepare for your first day on the set? Why might a bad audition lead to a good job offer? How should you research? What's the effect of a long tour on your love-life? Can you have a glass of wine before a matinee? What's the difference between transitive and intransitive corpsing? This book deals with these questions.

Pocket Guide to Ibsen, Chekhov and Strindberg

Paperback, 06/05/2004, £8.99
This guide contains a full introduction, historical and theatrical analysis, plus details of productions around the world, to enable theatregoers and students to enjoy and understand the work of these three writers.

Are You There, Crocodile?: Inventing Anton Chekhov

Paperback, 01/04/2005, £16.99
Includes accounts of the writer's work on Dostoevsky's "Crime and Punishment", Tolstoy's "Strider" and other Russian projects, as well as essays on how Anton Chekhov's four masterpieces actually work in the theatre. This book is a study of the great writer, a partial autobiography, and, an actor's search for identification with the Anton.

Sweet William: A User's Guide to Shakespeare

Paperback, 12/12/2013, £12.99
A unique, personal guide to Shakespeare's life and plays told through the experience of one of our leading classical actors.

Three Sisters

Paperback, 26/01/2007, £8.99
Plays only release their true meaning on stage. After an introduction to the historical background of Chekhov's play, the reader is conducted scene by scene through the Action of the play, followed by a discussion of the Characters, the Setting, Staging, Lighting, Costumes Props and Furniture.