A wide range of reviews of recommended books on primary and secondary drama, directing, Shakespeare and more. View each category by clicking on the tabs below.
Princesses, Dragons and Helicopter Stories: Storytelling and story acting in the early years
A fascinating guide to an accessible storytelling approach to drama and learning, suitable for use with children as young as 18 months to seven years old.
The Frantic Assembly Book of Devising Theatre
Highly recommended book giving an insight into the work of a leading UK physical theatre company and a must for anyone who is keen to devise physical work.
Creative Shakespeare – The Globe Education Guide to Practical Shakespeare
Highly enjoyable approaches used in Globe Theatre workshops including dozens of activities aimed at children aged from 11 up to adults.
Early Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
This CD-ROM presents an abridged animated version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream told using the first 100 high frequency words and with games covering characters, sequencing and comprehension.
‘An off-the-shelf, high-quality rehearsal process ideal for primary-aged students… the perfect go-to for short presentation pieces that pack a punch.’ – Teaching Drama Magazine.