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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Joan's Book
    Joan's Book (English, Paperback) Joan Littlewood

    'Once upon a time, the London theatre was a charming mirror held up to cosiness. Then came Joan Littlewood, smashing the glass, blasting the walls, letting the wind of life blow in a rough, but ready, world. Today, we remember this irresistible force with love and gratitude.' (Peter Brook)...

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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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  • 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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  • Notes on Directing
    Notes on Directing (Paperback) Frank Hauser, Russell Reich

    Based on the notes of director Frank Hauser, who had a distinguished career working alongside figures including Ian McKellen and Richard Burton. His notes, expanded and enhanced by his student Russell Reich, offer a succinct insight into the craft of directing and acting.

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  • Do You Know Who I Am?
    Do You Know Who I Am? (English, Hardback) Tim Pigott-Smith

    A memoir of theatrical life and much more by Tim Pigott-Smith, one of the most prodigiously talented actors of his generation.

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  • Start To Finish
    Start To Finish (English, Hardback) Eric Lax

    A cinephile's dream: the chance to follow legendary director Woody Allen throughout the creation of a film--from inception to premiere--and to enjoy his reflections on some of the finest artists in the history of cinema....

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  • Twelfth Night
    Twelfth Night (English, Hardback) Mary McCartney

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

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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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  • Adelina
    Adelina (Paperback)

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

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  • Artaud the Moma
    Artaud the Moma (English, Paperback) Jacques Derrida

    In 1996 Jacques Derrida gave a lecture at the Museum of Modern Art in New York on the occasion of Antonin Artaud: Works on Paper, one of the first major international exhibitions to present the avant-garde dramatist and poet's paintings and drawings. Derrida's original title, "Artaud the Moma," is a characteristic play on words. It alludes to Artaud's calling himself Mômo, Marseilles slang for...

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  • Great Shakespeare Actors
    Great Shakespeare Actors (English, Paperback) 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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  • Do You Mind If I Smoke?
    Do You Mind If I Smoke? (Hardback) Fenella Fielding, Simon McKay

    "Do You Mind If I Smoke?" is the astonishing and often hilarious life story of a national treasure, told for the first time in a special edition hardback book to be published on the eve of actress Fenella Fielding's 90th birthday this November.

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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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  • Gielgud, Olivier, Ashcroft, Dench
    Gielgud, Olivier, Ashcroft, Dench (English, Paperback) Professor Russell Jackson

    In their own distinctive manner, each of the four actors discussed in this volume have had a profound and innovative influence on the methods of Shakespearean performance, and thus on the appreciation and interpretation of his plays. Their careers encompass almost a century of theatrical experience, from John Gielgud's childhood before the First World War to Judi Dench's performances in the first...

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  • Gielgud, Olivier, Ashcroft, Dench
    Gielgud, Olivier, Ashcroft, Dench (English, Hardback) Professor Russell Jackson

    Great Shakespeareans offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally. ...

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  • Theatre of Exile
    Theatre of Exile (English, Paperback) Horacio Czertok

    How might the organic link between theatre-making and political action be revitalised? And how might a spontaneous vision of a theatre of and for ordinary people be reignited? Since his political exile from Argentina in 1977, theatre director and producer Horacio Czertok has devoted his life to re-imagining the art of the theatre, taking it out of its comfort zone into places of social conflict...

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