London Drama News

National Drama also has developed Resources During Lockdown.

Like London Drama, National Drama has also developed support materials for Drama teachers during this lockdown period.
There is a page on their website at Resources and they have a Resources Folder for sahring resources at Resource Folder.
Take care at this difficult time!

Help London Drama by shopping online!

As a charity London Drama has recently joined Give As You Live, a campaign to benefit charities by encouraging people to shop online.

Shop with your favourite stores and they'll donate to London Drama - all without charging you a penny more. From John Lewis to Expedia, you can compare thousands of products and brands that will all raise money for any UK cause and get the best deal online. Get started raising money for London Drama today. Find out more on the video below - select Full Screen icon to view properly.

Please sign up for London Drama's Give as you Live campaign at Give As You LIve. Many thanks!

Drama Support

Drama Job Vacancies

Current Drama jobs here.
To advertise your Drama job please contact

Borough Drama

Is your borough organised for Drama? Does it provide INSET or CPD courses? London Drama can support the development of initiatives and programmes for drama in boroughs. Please contact us if you would like more information. 
Find out more

School Support

If your school would like to develop drama training please contact us. We will advise on or provide active resourcing.

Youth Theatres

Get Into Theatre helps you find out about career opportunities, work experience, training and much more.




Order in the Chaos
by Danielle Mackenzie

This new practical resource book by Danielle Mackenzie published by London Drama provides teachers with seven exciting units of work and materials designed for the GCSE Edexcel Drama Examintion, New Specification, helping to organise "Order" in all that potential "Chaos".

Published as a downloadable E-Book.

More info and download here

London Drama Members!

Get 5% discount on all London Drama books at LD Books. (Log in required.) Applies also to members of National Drama and English Speaking Board. Find out more

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What Students Say About Membership

'During my initial teacher training year London Drama has supported me, provided a constant link to the professional community of Drama within education. Their workshops I have attended have been exciting, informative and very well priced, these have helped me form many different ideas for my lessons. The monthly newsletter has kept me up to date with the community of Drama within the capital and I look forward to working with them in my NQT year towards my Professional Development. The community provides a gateway to meeting colleagues and practitioners. I recommend anyone involved in Drama or Education to join!'

Nyazi Unugur (PGCE Drama Student, Goldsmiths College)

'Being a student member of London Drama has been so beneficial. It has made me aware of how many events and courses are available to help me develop in my chosen career. As a PGCE student subject knowledge is vital and the courses have helped me learn new things in a fun, active way. My confidence has grown with each course I have attended, not only with my subject knowledge but also with meeting new people which will be vital during my school placements.

Being a student member also given me the opportunity to network with other individuals in the field of drama and teaching, they have shared their experiences with me which has helped # and given me an idea of what to expect during my PGCE year. Being a member of London Drama opens up so many opportunities which are there waiting to be taken advantage of, something I plan to continue to do through this year and in the future.'

Alison Tiltman (PGCE Drama Student, Goldsmiths College)

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Coming up

Our free CPD events are being organised in partnership with National Drama via Eventbrite - access them here.

In addition, we have some resources to support you via our e-news at Resources and our home page centre panel features our latest free online event


Drama Networks Survey
Are you in an active local network for drama teachers? Would you like to be? Take the LD Drama Network Survey here

GCSE Drama Take Up Survey
Has EBacc undermined GCSE Drama take up? Take the survey here.

Courses Survey
We are always keen to hear what courses we can run for you. Please take our Courses survey here.

Mapping Drama Practice
Take the Survey of Drama Practice: it will only take a minute


STEP is a borough-wide partnership linking the theatre community and education and youth sector in the London Borough of Southwark. STEP aims to equalise, extend and deepen the theatre and drama experience of all young people living in Southwark through the development of strategic partnerships between schools, youth and community groups and theatres and performing arts organisations. STEP's objective is to work closely with Southwark schools, youth and community groups and theatres and performing arts organisations to develop creative approaches to learning and provide innovative projects which stimulate children and young people's personal development and contribute to their educational attainment.
Find out more here.