Books on Acting

Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Acting (PB)
£10.99

Have you ever wondered what really goes on behind the scenes of a major West End production?

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Shakespeare's Advice to the Players (PB)
£14.99

Peter Hall's best selling guide to acting Shakespeare.

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The Actor and the Target (PB)
The Actor and the Target (PB)
£10.99

The Actor and the Target offers a fresh and radical approach to acting by a world-famous director.

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The Actor and the Text (PB)
The Actor and the Text (PB)
£14.99

Cicely Berry relates the practicality of voice production to the challenges of a difficult text.

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Advice from the Players (PB)
Advice from the Players (PB)
£9.99

Essential tips and advice from stars of stage and screen.

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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Acting (PB)
Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Acting (PB)
£10.99

Have you ever wondered what really goes on behind the scenes of a major West End production?

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Great Shakespeare Actors (HB, 2015)
Great Shakespeare Actors (HB, 2015)
£16.99

A series of essays on great Shakespeare actors from his time to ours.

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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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Other People's Shoes: Harriet Walter (PB)
Other People's Shoes: Harriet Walter (PB)
£10.99

"Acting is what I do with who I am", writes Harriet Walter.

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Performing King Lear (PB, 2015)
Performing King Lear (PB, 2015)
£16.99

Performing King Lear offers a very different and practical perspective from most studies of the play.

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Performing Shakespeare (PB)
Performing Shakespeare (PB)
£10.99

The three core sections of Performing Shakespeare take us through the whole process of Preparation, Rehearsal and Performance.

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Shakespeare's Advice to the Players (PB)
Shakespeare's Advice to the Players (PB)
£14.99

Peter Hall's best selling guide to acting Shakespeare.

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So You Want to be an Actor? (PB)
So You Want to be an Actor? (PB)
£8.99

A handbook for aspiring actors by two of the best-known names in the British theatre and television, Timothy West and Prunella Scales.

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So You Want To Be In Musicals? (PB)
So You Want To Be In Musicals? (PB)
£9.99

An insider’s guide to achieving that dream career – by one of the brightest stars in musical theatre.

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So You Want to go to Drama School? (PB)
So You Want to go to Drama School? (PB)
£9.99

This is a terrific guide to helping students prepare for and improve their chances of getting a place in one of the UK's many drama schools.

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Talking Theatre (PB)
Talking Theatre (PB)
£10.99

Ian McKellen, Judi Dench, Stephen Sondheimd and many more talk about the most successful theatre productions of recent times.

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Text in Action (PB)
Text in Action (PB)
£15.99

Following on from the widely acclaimed The Actor and the Text Cicely Berry draws on her group work to emphasise how actors and directors can use the rehearsal process to heighten their collective awareness of language.

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The Shakespeare Workbook and Video (PB, 2015)
The Shakespeare Workbook and Video (PB, 2015)
£19.99

This book provides a unifying approach to acting Shakespeare that is immediately applicable in the rehearsal room or classroom.

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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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Your Life in Theatre (PB)
Your Life in Theatre (PB)
£12.99

How can you make the most of the skills you have during a lifetime of working in theatre? Its a wonderful life. It can be a lonely life. This book gives you a wealth of very personal insights into the business.

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