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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. 
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School Support

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Youth Theatres

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New Publications

The Story Behind.. Too Much Punch for Judy
by Mark Wheeller

'This book is both insightful and informative on the story behind Mark Wheeller's play Too Much Punch for Judy. As a teacher of Drama I can thoroughly recommend this to other teachers, students, practitioners and those who are interested and follow Mark's work.'
Olivia Murphy, Drama and Performing Arts teacher.

More info and/or buy here


Order

 

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 The Story Behind.. Too Much Punch for Judy and all London Drama books. (Log in required.) Applies also to members of National Drama and English Speaking Board. Find out more

Balkan Plots £9.95

Balkan Plots

Balkan Plots £9.95

BALKAN PLOTS:
New Plays From Central And Eastern Europe
Introduced by Gina Landor

THE BODY OF A WOMAN
MATEI VISNIEC
translated by Alison Sinclair
Two women meet in the aftermath of the Bosnian War. Both are struggling to find release from their inner battlefields.
Incontestably one of the best, the most powerful plays of the Avignon Festival.
La Gazette Provencale.

 

CORDON
NEBOJSA ROMCEVIC
translated by Sladjana Vujovic
A group of Special Police in Belgrade incite a riot at a peaceful protest, maliciously beating a student. A harsh indictment of the brutality and corruption of the Milosevic regime. Banned throughout Yugoslavia.
The film adaptation won the 2003 Montreal Film Festival.

WHEN I WANT TO WHISTLE, I WHISTLE…
ANDREEA VALEAN
translation by Cheryl Robson & Claudiu Trandafir
A female student visits a youth Detention Centre for a research project. Her interviewing of three young offenders has disastrous consequences for all involved.

SOAP OPERA
GYORGY SPIRO
translated by Andrew Bock
A salesman wants to sign a woman up for a Jewish reparations scheme. The play raises questions about Western methods of compensation for war crimes.

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Coming up

Henna Night by Amy Rosenthal

London Drama, in partnership with Diorama Arts, invites you to a charity night LD fundraising performance of Henna Night at the New Diorama Theatre on Friday 13th June, 2014: 7.30pm.
This award-winning classic play from Amy Rosenthal is presented in an electric new production by renowned director Peter James.
More info/booking at New Diorama Theatre
Booking through LD at Booking.
Venue Map.


Surveys

 

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

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Organisations

STEP

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.