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  • Year of the Fat Knight
    Year of the Fat Knight (English, Hardback) Antony Sher

    Antony Sher's account - richly supplemented by his own paintings and sketches - of researching, rehearsing and performing one of Shakespeare's best-known and most popular characters. As heard on BBC Radio 4. From the author of the acclaimed Year of the King.

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  • Year of the Fat Knight
    Year of the Fat Knight (English, Paperback) Anthony Sher

    Antony Sher's account - splendidly supplemented by his own paintings and sketches - of researching, rehearsing and performing one of Shakespeare's best-known and most popular characters. As heard on BBC Radio 4.

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  • Four of the Three Musketeers
    Four of the Three Musketeers (English, Hardback) Robert S. Bader

    Before film made them international comedy legends, the Marx Brothers developed their comic skills on stage for twenty-five years. In Four of the Three Musketeers: The Marx Brothers onStage, Robert S. Bader offers the first comprehensive history ofthe foursome's hardscrabble early years honing their act in front of live audiences.

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  • Drama Games for Actors
    Drama Games for Actors (English, Paperback) Thomasina Unsworth

    A new title in the ever-growing, increasingly popular Drama Games series - another dip-in, flick-through, quick-fire resource book, packed with dozens of drama games that can be used in rehearsals.

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  • Stanislavski: The Basics
    Stanislavski: The Basics (English, Paperback) Rose Whyman

    Stanislavski: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the life, thought and impact of Konstantin Stanislavski. Regarded by many as a great innovator of twentieth century theatre, this book examines Stanislavski's:...

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  • Then and Now
    Then and Now (English, Paperback) Barbara Cook

    One of the greatest American singers and actresses of her generation looks back on a magical and turbulent life spanning a half century of theatrical history from the golden age of the Broadway musical to the present day....

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  • Stanislavski
    Stanislavski (English, Paperback) Jean Benedetti

    The Stanislavski "system" is still the only comprehensive method of actor training we posses. This text traces the growth of the "system" from its roots in the tradition of Russian realism, and charts the various phases it went through until the final emergence of the Method of Physical Action.

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  • Talking Theatre
    Talking Theatre (English, Paperback) Richard Eyre

    A new edition in paperback of Eyre's fascinating collection of interviews with some of the finest and most prolific theatre practitioners of the last epoch. With unrivalled access, Eyre has allowed us to eavesdrop on the stories behind many of the most important productions and performances in the theatre of recent times.

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  • What Do I Know?
    What Do I Know? (English, Hardback) Richard Eyre

    A personal and strikingly honest look at the people and events that have made their mark on one of UK theatre and film's most successful creative artists.

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  • Performing King Lear
    Performing King Lear (English, Paperback) Jonathan Croall

    A unique exploration of the challenges and rewards of performing "King Lear "based on interviews with leading actors and directors.

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  • The Theatre of Romeo Castellucci and Societas Raffaello Sanzio
    The Theatre of Romeo Castellucci and Societas Raffaello Sanzio (English, Hardback) Dorota Semenowicz

    This book focuses on Romeo Castellucci's theatrical project, exploring the ethical and aesthetic framework determined by his reflection on the nature of the image.

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  • Shakespeare in the Theatre: Nicholas Hytner
    Shakespeare in the Theatre: Nicholas Hytner (English, Paperback) Dr. Abigail Rokison-Woodall

    Part of the series Shakespeare in the Theatre, this book examines the work of renowned theatre director Nicholas Hytner (Artistic Director of the National Theatre from 2003-2015). Featuring case studies of Hytner's Shakespeare productions and interviews with actors, designers, directors and other practitioners with whom Hytner has worked, it explores Hytner's own productions of Shakespeare's plays...

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  • Edith Craig and the Theatres of Art
    Edith Craig and the Theatres of Art (English, Paperback) Katharine Cockin

    This new biography explores the extraordinary life of Edith Craig (1869-1947), her prolific work in the theatre and her political endeavours for women's suffrage and socialism. At London's Lyceum Theatre in its heyday she worked alongside her mother, Ellen Terry, Henry Irving and Bram Stoker, and gained valuable experience. She was a key figure in creating innovative art theatre work. As director...

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  • Joan Littlewood: Dreams and Realities
    Joan Littlewood: Dreams and Realities (English, Paperback) Peter J. Rankin

    The official biography of pioneering theatre maverick Joan Littlewood, published to mark her centenary in October 2014.

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  • Stanislavski and the Actor
    Stanislavski and the Actor (Paperback) Jean Benedetti

    Between 1935 and 1938, Stanislavski did his final work in Moscow with a group of 11 young actors and directors trained in his special "system". This volume contains a full translation of verbatim transcriptions of Stanislavski's notes and practical exercises from these sessions.

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  • Adelina
    Adelina (Paperback)

    A comprehensive biography of Italian-French 19th century opera singer Adelina Patti (1843-1919)

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  • Stephen Joseph: Theatre Pioneer and Provocateur
    Stephen Joseph: Theatre Pioneer and Provocateur (English, Paperback) Paul Elsam

    A 1967 obituary in The Times labelled Stephen Joseph 'the most successful missionary to work in the English theatre since the second world war'. This radical man brought theatre-in-the-round to Britain, provoked Ayckbourn, Pinter and verbatim theatre creator Peter Cheeseman to write and direct, and democratised theatregoing. This monograph investigates his forgotten legacy....

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  • The Dream is Over
    The Dream is Over (Hardback) Dan Richter

    With a foreword by Yoko Ono, The Dream is Over covers a ten-year span from 1963 to 1973.

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  • The Actors' Crucible
    The Actors' Crucible (English, Paperback) Prof. Angela V. John

    The town of Port Talbot has long been seen (quite literally) as synonymous with the steel industry. Yet it also has another claim to fame as the actors' capital of Wales. It has produced a remarkable number of actors since the inter-war years.

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  • Great Shakespeare Actors
    Great Shakespeare Actors (English, Hardback) Stanley Wells

    Great Shakespeare Actors provides a series of well-informed, well-written, illuminating, and entertaining accounts of many of the most famous stage performers of Shakespeare in both England and America, offering a concise, actor-centred history of Shakespeare on the stage.

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