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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 57 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Impro: Improvisation and the Theatre by Keith Johnstone
    Impro: Improvisation and the Theatre - by Keith Johnstone

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781350069039 | ISBN 10: 1350069035

    In this landmark work Keith Johnstone provides a revelatory guide to rediscovering and unlocking the imagination. Admired for its clarity and zest, Impro lays bare the techniques and exercises used to foster spontaneity and narrative skill for actors ... more

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  • Cover image of book Augusto Boal by Frances Babbage
    Augusto Boal - by Frances Babbage

    £19.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781138592018 | ISBN 10: 1138592013

    This newly-updated volume looks at the scope of Augusto Boal's career from his early work as a playwright and director in Sao Paulo in the 1950s, to the development of his ground-breaking manifesto in the 1970s for a 'Theatre of the Oppressed'. Offer ... more

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  • Cover image of book Twenty Theatres to See Before You Die by Amber-Massie Blomfield
    Twenty Theatres to See Before You Die - by Amber-Massie Blomfield

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781908058454 | ISBN 10: 1908058455

    A love letter to British theatre, Amber-Massie Blomfield explores twenty of the strangest, most talked-about and influential theatre spaces across the UK. From ruined playhouse to proscenium arch, from an amphitheatre hewn from the rock to a converte ... more

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  • Cover image of book Disobedient Theatre: Alternative Ways to Inspire, Animate and Play by Chris Johnston
    Disobedient Theatre: Alternative Ways to Inspire, Animate and Play - by Chris Johnston

    £18.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781350014541 | ISBN 10: 1350014540

    Theatre is at its best when it is disobedient, when it argues back to society. But what enables it to achieve this impact? What makes it a force to be reckoned with? What are the principles and the tools of the trade that shape it to be effective, po ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre & Protest by Lara Shalson
    Theatre & Protest - by Lara Shalson

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781137443090 | ISBN 10: 113744309x

    How does protest engage with theatre? What does theatre have to gain from protest?  Theatre and protest are often closely interlinked in the contemporary cultural and political landscape, and the line between protest and performance can be diffi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tips for Actors by Fergus Craig
    Tips for Actors - by Fergus Craig

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781786820297 | ISBN 10: 1786820293

    The perfect humorous gift for students, actors and anyone with an interest in theatre.  In the most important theatrical book of this or any other decade, twitter sensation @tips4actors gives you all the advice you need to take your acting to the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black Acting Methods: Critical Approaches by Sharrell Luckett and Tia M. Shaffer (Editors)
    Black Acting Methods: Critical Approaches - by Sharrell Luckett and Tia M. Shaffer (Editors)

    £29.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781138907621 | ISBN 10: 1138907626

    Black Acting Methods seeks to offer alternatives to the Euro-American performance styles that many actors find themselves working with.    A wealth of contributions from directors, scholars and actor trainers address afrocentric processes an ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Clown Manifesto by P. Nalle Laanela and Stacey Sacks
    The Clown Manifesto - by P. Nalle Laanela and Stacey Sacks

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783191192 | ISBN 10: 1783191198

    Part clown manual, part storytelling and part rant – The Clown Manifesto covers the experiences, philosophies and methods of the clown performer/director/teacher Nalleslavski.   A book for clowns, physical comedians, actors, musicians, jugglers, pu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Disappearance Boy by Neil Bartlett
    The Disappearance Boy - by Neil Bartlett

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408850473 | ISBN 10: 1408850478

    Reggie Rainbow has found the perfect profession for someone who likes to keep himself to himself: it's his job to make sure that some things stay out of sight and out of mind. Reggie Rainbow is an angry young man who treads the backstage corridors of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Complete Stanislavsky Toolkit by Bella Merlin
    The Complete Stanislavsky Toolkit - by Bella Merlin

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781848424067 | ISBN 10: 184842406x

    A practical hands-on guide to Stanislavsky's famous 'system' and to his later rehearsal process - for actors, directors, teachers and students.  The Complete Stanislavsky Toolkit collects together for the first time the terms and ideas develo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Will by Christopher Rush
    Will - by Christopher Rush

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781846972782 | ISBN 10: 1846972787

    For the first time in 400 years, an author has dared to take on the voice of the world's most famous playwright.  Christopher Rush's extraordinary novel takes as its dramatic theme the deathbed meeting between William Shakespeare and his lawyer, as t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brecht on Theatre: The Development of an Aesthetic (3rd Edition) by Bertolt Brecht
    Brecht on Theatre: The Development of an Aesthetic (3rd Edition) - by Bertolt Brecht

    £18.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408145456 | ISBN 10: 1408145456

    Brecht on Theatre is a seminal work that has remained the classic text for readers and students wanting a rich appreciation of the development of Brecht's thinking on theatre and aesthetics.  First published in 1964 and on reading lists ever sinc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Joan Littlewood: Dreams and Realities: The Official Biography by Peter Rankin
    Joan Littlewood: Dreams and Realities: The Official Biography - by Peter Rankin

    £14.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781783190843 | ISBN 10: 1783190841

    ‘My only gift is to grow a show,’ said Joan Littlewood, annoyed by what she had not achieved. Even so, her ability to do just that put her and her company, Theatre Workshop, head and shoulders above mid twentieth-century theatre.   In the year ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre and Violence by Lucy Nevitt
    Theatre and Violence - by Lucy Nevitt

    £5.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781137302274 | ISBN 10: 1137302275

    If violence is a terrible thing, why do we watch it? Nevitt explores the use of violence in theatre and its effect on spectators.  Critically engaging with examples of stage combat, rape, terrorism, wrestling and historical re-enactments, she ar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre and Race by Harvey Young
    Theatre and Race - by Harvey Young

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780230390966 | ISBN 10: 023039096x

    The theatre has always been a place where conceptions of race and racism have been staged, shared and perpetuated. Harvey Young introduces key ideas about race, before tracing its relationship with theatre and performance - from Ancient Athens to the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre and Therapy by Fintan Walsh
    Theatre and Therapy - by Fintan Walsh

    £5.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780230293274 | ISBN 10: 0230293271

    Walsh argues that there are many links between theatre and therapy when considering actor training, theatre in therapeutic contexts, and contemporary theatre and performance.  He draws on a range of examples that include the drama of Sarah Kane, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Black and Asian Theatre In Britain: A History by Colin Chambers
    Black and Asian Theatre In Britain: A History - by Colin Chambers

    £34.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780415375986 | ISBN 10: 0415375983

    Black and Asian Theatre in Britain is an unprecedented study tracing the history of ‘the Other’ through the ages in British theatre. The diverse and often contradictory aspects of this history are expertly drawn together to provide a detailed backgro ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Liverpool Playhouse: A Theatre and Its City by Ros Merkin
    The Liverpool Playhouse: A Theatre and Its City - by Ros Merkin

    £25.00   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846317477 | ISBN 10: 1846317479

    From its outset, the Liverpool Playhouse has been inextricably linked to the history of the city in which it was built. The impetus to create it came from the burgeoning civic pride engendered by the city’s growing wealth and its status as ‘second ci ... more

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  • Cover image of book Exercises for Rebel Artists: Radical Performance Pedagogy by Guillermo Gomez-Pena and Roberto Sifuentes
    Exercises for Rebel Artists: Radical Performance Pedagogy - by Guillermo Gomez-Pena and Roberto Sifuentes

    £23.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780415549233 | ISBN 10: 041554923x

    In Exercises for Rebel Artists, Guillermo Gomez-Pena and Roberto Sifuentes use their extensive teaching and performance experience with La Pocha Nostra to help students and practitioners to create ‘border art’.  Designed to take readers right into ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ken Campbell: The Great Caper by Michael Coveney
    Ken Campbell: The Great Caper - by Michael Coveney

    £14.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848420762 | ISBN 10: 1848420765

    Book of the Week - BBC Radio 4 The first, authorised biography of the anarchic comic genius, much cherished for his performances on stage and screen.  Ken Campbell (1941–2008) was a one-man whirlwind who tore through the British theatre e ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Life in Pieces: An Alternative Autobiography by Simon Callow
    My Life in Pieces: An Alternative Autobiography - by Simon Callow

    £14.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848421714 | ISBN 10: 1848421710

    An alternative autobiography of the well-loved actor and man of the theatre.  In My Life in Pieces, Simon Callow recaptures the multifarious people, productions and events which have fed into his lifeblood and left their indelible mark. Starting w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Engaging Performance: Theatre as Call and Response by Jan Cohen-Cruz
    Engaging Performance: Theatre as Call and Response - by Jan Cohen-Cruz

    £24.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780415472142 | ISBN 10: 0415472148

    Engaging Performance: Theatre as Call and Response presents a combined analysis and workbook to examine ‘socially engaged performance’. It offers a range of key practical approaches, exercises, and principles for using performance to engage in a vari ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Reluctant Escapologist by Mike Bradwell, with a Foreword by Mike Leigh
    The Reluctant Escapologist - by Mike Bradwell, with a Foreword by Mike Leigh

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781854595386 | ISBN 10: 1854595385

    An unrivalled unofficial history of the rise – and partial fall – of fringe theatre, Mike Bradwell’s deadpan account of his adventures is one of the funniest and angriest books to come out of theatre today.   As he travels through a countercu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre and Interculturalism by Ric Knowles
    Theatre and Interculturalism - by Ric Knowles

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780230575486 | ISBN 10: 023057548x

    How are hybrid and diasporic identities performed in increasingly diverse societies? How can we begin to think differently about theatrical flow across cultures?  Interculturalism is an increasingly urgent topic in the 21st century. As human ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre and Sexuality by Jill Dolan
    Theatre and Sexuality - by Jill Dolan

    £6.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780230220645 | ISBN 10: 0230220649

    Why is it useful to look at theatre and performance through the lens of sexual identity? How has commercial theatre embraced gay and lesbian work?   Theatre and Sexuality introduces critical methods and artistic practices that link drama, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moving Body (Le Corps Poetique) by Jacques Lecoq
    The Moving Body (Le Corps Poetique) - by Jacques Lecoq

    £16.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781408111468 | ISBN 10: 1408111462

    Until his death in 1999, Jacques Lecoq taught indefatigably at the International Mime and Theatre school he founded in 1956.  Here, for the first time in English, and in Lecoq's own words, are his philosophy and his teaching methods - probably the g ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre & Politics by Joe Kelleher
    Theatre & Politics - by Joe Kelleher

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780230205239 | ISBN 10: 0230205232

    What happens to politics when it takes the form of theatre? How has theatre both exploited and undermined politics both in society and on the stage?  Theatre & Politics explores the complex relationship between theatre and politics, questioning so ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre and Human Rights by Paul Rae
    Theatre and Human Rights - by Paul Rae

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780230205246 | ISBN 10: 0230205240

    Act of violence or show of strength? In a world of spectacular suffering and power plays – large and small – what is theatre's role in protecting human dignity?   With its impassioned plays, inspired activism and outspoken artists, the thea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sex on Stage: Gender and Sexuality in Post-War British Theatre by Andrew Wyllie
    Sex on Stage: Gender and Sexuality in Post-War British Theatre - by Andrew Wyllie

    £21.50   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781841502038 | ISBN 10: 1841502030

    In the post-war period, theatre provided an important critique of the way in which British society engaged with issues of the politics of gender and sexuality. Sex on Stage examines how British playwrights brought gender politics including women’s se ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre of the Oppressed by Augusto Boal
    Theatre of the Oppressed - by Augusto Boal

    £15.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780745328386 | ISBN 10: 0745328385

    This new edition of Theatre of the Oppressed brings a classic work on radical drama fully up to date and includes a new foreword by the author Augusto Boal.  Boal restores theatre to its proper place as a popular form of communication and expres ... more

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  • Cover image of book Respect for Acting (2nd revised edition) by Uta Hagen, David Hyde Pierce (Foreword by) with Haskel Frankel
    Respect for Acting (2nd revised edition) - by Uta Hagen, David Hyde Pierce (Foreword by) with Haskel Frankel

    £17.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780470228487 | ISBN 10: 0470228482

    "This fascinating and detailed book about acting is Miss Hagen's credo, the accumulated wisdom of her years spent in intimate communion with her art. It is at once the voicing of her exacting standards for herself and those she [taught], and an expla ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Empty Space by Peter Brook
    The Empty Space - by Peter Brook

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141189222 | ISBN 10: 0141189223

    In The Empty Space, groundbreaking director Peter Brook draws on a life in love with the stage to explore the issues facing any theatrical performance.   Here he describes important developments in theatre from the last century, as well as sm ... more

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  • Cover image of book Puppets and Performing Objects: A Practical Guide by Tina Bicat
    Puppets and Performing Objects: A Practical Guide - by Tina Bicat

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781861269607 | ISBN 10: 1861269609

    Puppets and Performing Objects reveals a world where a suitcase can comment on politics and a marionette can play Faust. It is a practical exploration of the use of puppets and objects, and how they are used with light, shadows and sound in performan ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Worst it Can be is a Disaster: The Life Story of Braham Murray and the Royal Exchange Theatre by Braham Murray
    The Worst it Can be is a Disaster: The Life Story of Braham Murray and the Royal Exchange Theatre - by Braham Murray

    £25.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780713684902 | ISBN 10: 0713684909

    The Worst It Can Be is a Disaster is the autobiography of Braham Murray, founding director of the Royal Exchange Manchester which in 2006 celebrated its thirtieth anniversary.  Born into a Jewish family, Braham Murray struggled against his pa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Obedience, Struggle and Revolt by David Hare
    Obedience, Struggle and Revolt - by David Hare

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780571232192 | ISBN 10: 0571232191

    What is a political playwright? Does theatre have any direct effect on society? Why choose to work in a medium which speaks to so few? Is theatre itself facing oblivion? - all frequent questions addressed to David Hare over the last thirty-five years ... more

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  • Cover image of book Harold Pinter by Michael Billington
    Harold Pinter - by Michael Billington

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780571234769 | ISBN 10: 0571234763

    Michael Billington's engrossing biography takes Harold Pinter from his Hackney childhood to his current eminence. This new edition includes a full transcript of the Nobel lecture, as well as an additional chapter and accompanying photographs covering ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cirque du Soleil - The Spark: Igniting the Creative Fire That Lives Within Us All by Lyn Heward and John U. Bacon
    Cirque du Soleil - The Spark: Igniting the Creative Fire That Lives Within Us All - by Lyn Heward and John U. Bacon

    £16.99   hardback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780385516518 | ISBN 10: 0385516517

    Creativity and innovation are widely recognized as essential to success in business, and so many aspects of our lives. For over two decades, Cirque du Soleil has been a world-renowned laboratory of creativity, enthralling audiences around the world b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wise Children by Angela Carter
    Wise Children - by Angela Carter

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780099981107 | ISBN 10: 0099981106

    A richly comic tale of the tangled fortunes of two theatrical families, the hazards and chances, Angela Carter's witty and bawdy new novel is populated with as many sets of twins, and mistaken identities as any Shakespeare comedy, and celebrates the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Classical Monologues for Women by Marina Caldarone
    Classical Monologues for Women - by Marina Caldarone

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781854598707 | ISBN 10: 1854598708

    This is the first of two volumes in a series offering fresh audition pieces for actors at all levels - selected and commentated by a greatly experienced teacher and director.  As an actor at any level - from school exam to professional casting - ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre Workshop: Joan Littlewood and the Making of Modern British Theatre by Robert Leach
    Theatre Workshop: Joan Littlewood and the Making of Modern British Theatre - by Robert Leach

    £22.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780859897600 | ISBN 10: 0859897605

    This book is the first in-depth study of Theatre Workshop, perhaps Britain's most influential twentieth-century theatre company. The book sets the company's aims and achievements in their social, political and theatrical contexts, and explores the el ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre of Movement and Gesture by Jacques Lecoq
    Theatre of Movement and Gesture - by Jacques Lecoq

    £27.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780415359443 | ISBN 10: 0415359449

    Published in France in 1987, this is the book in which Lecoq first set out his philosophy of human movement, and the way it takes expressive form in a wide range of different performance traditions.  He traces the history of pantomime, sets out ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strength: Broadsides from Disability on the Arts by Paddy Masefield
    Strength: Broadsides from Disability on the Arts - by Paddy Masefield

    £19.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781858563800 | ISBN 10: 1858563801

    This remarkable book is the first to focus on disability arts. Drawn from over 50 of the author’s speeches, it eschews the historical charity based, patrician assumptions about disabled people and the barriers and prejudices that have kept them invis ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mask Handbook: A Practical Guide by Toby Wilsher
    The Mask Handbook: A Practical Guide - by Toby Wilsher

    £24.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780415414371 | ISBN 10: 0415414377

    This book, from Europe’s leading Mask director and co-founder of the Trestle Theatre Company, provides a fascinating demystification of the process of using masks.  Full of simple explanations, and collating over twenty-five years’ experience of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Theatre for Development: An Introduction to Context, Applications and Training by Kees Epskamp
    Theatre for Development: An Introduction to Context, Applications and Training - by Kees Epskamp

    £26.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781842777336 | ISBN 10: 1842777335

    Written by a leading authority on the subject, this book provides students with an introduction to the theory and practice of Theatre for Development. Since the 1970s, TfD has established itself as a process through which communities can address thei ... more

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  • Cover image of book Don
    Don't Shoot the Clowns: Taking a circus to the children of Iraq - by Jo Wilding

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781904456483 | ISBN 10: 1904456480

    'Don't shoot the clowns!' As a circus performer in a war zone these are the fist words you need to know in English and Arabic, especially if you are trying to help wounded civilians in a city under siege. Don't Shoot the Clowns is Jo Wilding's accoun ... more

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  • Cover image of book Distant Palaces by Abilio Estevez
    Distant Palaces - by Abilio Estevez

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780099468660 | ISBN 10: 0099468662

    Abilio Estevez conjures up the melancholy beauty of contemporary Havana with passion and eloquence in this story about a trio of misfits.  When Victorio learns that his home is about to be demolished he leaves his job, burns his possessions and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beginning Shakespeare by Lisa Hopkins
    Beginning Shakespeare - by Lisa Hopkins

    £10.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780719064234 | ISBN 10: 0719064236

    Beginning Shakespeare introduces students to the study of Shakespeare and grounds their understanding of his work in theoretical discourses. It breaks down fears and preconceptions to offer students both a map of the current critical practices of oth ... more

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  • Cover image of book National Service: Diary of a Decade at the National Theatre by Richard Eyre
    National Service: Diary of a Decade at the National Theatre - by Richard Eyre

    £8.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780747565901 | ISBN 10: 0747565902

    The riveting, star-studded journals from the former director of the National Theatre.  During the ten years from 1987 to 1997 that he was Director of the Royal National Theatre, Richard Eyre kept a diary — a record that disarmingly captured a l ... more

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  • Cover image of book Indigo Or Mapping The Waters by Marina Warner
    Indigo Or Mapping The Waters - by Marina Warner

    £9.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780099154518 | ISBN 10: 009915451x

    Inspired by The Tempest, Indigo traces the scars of colonialism across continents, family blood-lines and three centuries.   Rich, sensual and magical in its use of myths and fairytales Indigo explores the intertwined histories of the Ev ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Chronicle of Western Costume: From the Ancient World to the Late Twentieth Century by John Peacock
    The Chronicle of Western Costume: From the Ancient World to the Late Twentieth Century - by John Peacock

    £14.95   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780500511510 | ISBN 10: 0500511519

    Covering Western costume from Ancient Egypt to contemporary haute couture, this is a fully illustrated companion volume to John Peacock's Fashion Sourcebooks.  The last 4000 years has seen an astonishing variety of ways in which the human form can be ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gorilla Theatre: A Practical Guide to Performing the New Outdoor Theatre Anywhere, Anytime by Christopher Carter Sanderson
    Gorilla Theatre: A Practical Guide to Performing the New Outdoor Theatre Anywhere, Anytime - by Christopher Carter Sanderson

    £23.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780878301713 | ISBN 10: 0878301712

    On a warm evening a man is crying "Howl, howl, howl" as he carries in his arms the body of a young woman. This isn't urban violence, it's Gorilla Rep's production of King Lear.  There are no sets. The action uses available space: a parking lot, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Contemporary Irish Drama and Cultural Identity by Margaret Llewellyn-Jones
    Contemporary Irish Drama and Cultural Identity - by Margaret Llewellyn-Jones

    £26.50   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781841500546 | ISBN 10: 1841500542

    Within the last ten years there has been a renaissance in Irish drama from both sides of the border, including award-winning work which has transfered to London and New York, and has toured Britain as well as Europe and Australia.  This book ex ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eyes on Stalks by John Fox
    Eyes on Stalks - by John Fox

    £18.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780413761903 | ISBN 10: 0413761908

    John Fox is a prolific artist, print-maker, poet, designer, writer and also artistic director of Welfare State International, one of Britain's leading arts companies. Welfare State made their name in the 70s and 80s, with groundbreaking events such ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Director Prepares: Seven Essays on Art and Theatre by Anne Bogart
    A Director Prepares: Seven Essays on Art and Theatre - by Anne Bogart

    £27.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780415238328 | ISBN 10: 0415238323

    A Director Prepares aims to offer a thought-provoking examination of the challenges of making theatre. In it, Anne Bogart speaks candidly of the courage required to create "art with great presence".  Each chapter tackles one of the seven major a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hamlet and the Baker
    Hamlet and the Baker's Son: My Life in Theatre and Politics - by Augusto Boal

    £30.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780415229890 | ISBN 10: 0415229898

    He is the inventor of the internationally renowned Forum Theatre system and 'Theatre of the Oppressed', including Image Theatre, Invisible Theatre, Rainbow of Desire and Legislative Theatre. He travels the world giving workshops and inspiration to te ... more

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  • Cover image of book Community Theatre: Global Perspectives by Eugene van Erven
    Community Theatre: Global Perspectives - by Eugene van Erven

    £25.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780415190312 | ISBN 10: 0415190312

    Community theatre is an important device for communities to collectively share stories, to participate in political dialogue, and to break down the increasing exclusion of marginalised groups of citizens. It is practised all over the world by growing ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Contact with the Gods? Directors Talk Theatre by Edited by Maria Delgado and Paul Heritage
    In Contact with the Gods? Directors Talk Theatre - by Edited by Maria Delgado and Paul Heritage

    £14.99   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9780719047633 | ISBN 10: 0719047633

    In 1994 the Arts Council of Great Britain brought together a number of theatre directors as part of the City of Drama celebrations.  This is a collection of interviews and discussions with directors who have helped shape the development of theat ... more

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