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Year of the Fat Knight (HB, 2015)
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Year of the Fat Knight is a terrific read, rich in humour and with a built-in tension as opening night draws relentlessly nearer.

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Let Me Play the Lion Too (PB)
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An expert guide to the theatre for actors and theatre
professionals, from one of Britain's most acclaimed actors.

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Maggie Smith a biography (hb)
Maggie Smith a biography (hb)
£20.00

The definitive biography of Maggie Smith, grande dame of stage and screen, and a national treasure.

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And Furthermore (PB)
And Furthermore (PB)
£9.99

A memoir from the much-loved actress and RSC-veteran, Judi Dench.

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Beside Myself: An Actor's Life (PB)
Beside Myself: An Actor's Life (PB)
£12.99

In Beside Myself Anthony Sher takes us to the heart of what it is to be an actor today.

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Covering McKellen: An Understudy's Tale (PB)
Covering McKellen: An Understudy's Tale (PB)
£8.99

David Weston's remarkable diary reveals his experience of understudying Sir Ian McKellen's King Lear.

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Covering Shakespeare (HB, 2014)
Covering Shakespeare (HB, 2014)
£5.99

In Covering Shakespeare Weston traces his sixty‐two year association with the Bard.

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Exit Pursued by a Badger (PB)
Exit Pursued by a Badger (PB)
£14.99

Nick Asbury was part of the RSC's ensemble who over the course of two and a half years performed eight history plays in repertory. This is his record of his involvement in the extraordinary and ambitious project.

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Judi: Behind the Scenes (HB)
Judi: Behind the Scenes (HB)
£20.00

A uniquely personal take on her life and brilliant career, showing her off stage as well as on.

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Let Me Play the Lion Too (PB)
Let Me Play the Lion Too (PB)
£17.99

An expert guide to the theatre for actors and theatre
professionals, from one of Britain's most acclaimed actors.

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Olivier (HB)
Olivier (HB)
£25.00

Philip Ziegler's Olivier is a brand new biography of one of the most famous stage actors of all time. Hollywood superstar; Oscar-winning director; greatest stage actor of the twentieth century.

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Something Written in the State of Denmark (PB)
Something Written in the State of Denmark (PB)
£10.99

Having appeared in Gregory Doran's acclaimed productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream and Love's Labours Lost and, of course, Doran's Hamlet with David Tennant in the title role, Keith's blog was followed loyally by thousands of readers.

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Stratford-upon-Avon: The Biography (PB)
Stratford-upon-Avon: The Biography (PB)
£16.99

This book is a celebration of a wonderful town and of those who have called it home.

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The Millionaire and the Bard (HB)
The Millionaire and the Bard (HB)
£18.99

The story of the First Folio, and of the American industrialist whose thrilling pursuit of the book became a lifelong obsession.

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White Hart, Red Lion: Shakespeare's Histories (PB)
White Hart, Red Lion: Shakespeare's Histories (PB)
£14.99

From Alnwick to Eastcheap, Windsor Castle to a Leicester car park, this is Nick Asbury's snapshot of England and its people, then and now.

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Woza Shakespeare (PB)
Woza Shakespeare (PB)
£14.99

"Shakespeare in Tarantino mode" is how actor Antony Sher and director Gregory Doran describe Titus Andronicus, one of the most violent plays ever written.

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Year of the Fat Knight (HB, 2015)
Year of the Fat Knight (HB, 2015)
£16.99

Year of the Fat Knight is a terrific read, rich in humour and with a built-in tension as opening night draws relentlessly nearer.

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Year of the King (PB)
Year of the King (PB)
£9.99

A unique insight into the creation of a landmark Shakespearian performance.

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