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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) Antony 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.

    $16.59 $20.95
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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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  • The Theatre of Romeo Castellucci and Societas Raffaello Sanzio 2017
    The Theatre of Romeo Castellucci and Societas Raffaello Sanzio 2017 (English, Hardback) Dorota Semenowicz

    This book focuseson Romeo Castellucci’s theatrical project, exploring the ethical and aestheticframework determined by his reflection on the nature of the image. But why doesa director whose fundamental artistic tool is the image deny this keyconceptual notion? Rooted in his conscious distancing from iconoclasm inthe 1980s, Castellucci frequently replaces this notion with the words...

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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:life and the context of his writingsmajor works in English translationideas in practical contextsimpact on modern theatreWith further reading throughout, a glossary of terms and a...

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

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

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  • It's All Allowed
    It's All Allowed (English, Paperback) Deirdre Heddon

    Adrian Howells (1962–2014) was one of the world’s leading figures in the field of one-to-one performance practice—the act of staging an event for one audience participant at a time. Developed over more than a decade, Howells’s award-winning work demonstrated not only his enduring commitment to this genre of performance, but also his determination to find new challenges and innovations in...

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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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  • Twelfth Night
    Twelfth Night (English, Hardback)

    A stunning backstage photographic study of Mark Rylance and the cast of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.

    $26.56 $29.95
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  • Dramaturgy and Performance
    Dramaturgy and Performance (English, Paperback) Cathy Turner, Synne Behrndt

    Outlining different perspectives, this classic and field-defining text introduces 'dramaturgy' as a critical concept and a practical process in an accessible and engaging style. The revised edition includes a new introduction and afterword which provides insight into contemporary developments and future directions of scholarship.

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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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  • The Post-Traumatic Theatre of Grotowski and Kantor
    The Post-Traumatic Theatre of Grotowski and Kantor (English, Paperback) Magda Romanska

    A historical and critical analysis of the post-traumatic theatre of Grotowski and Kantor, examining the ways they represent Auschwitz in their respective pivotal works ‘Akropolis’ and ‘Dead Class’.

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