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Publications

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


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Henna Night by Amy Rosenthal (Members)

Henna Night by Amy Rosenthal (Members)

Henna Night by Amy Rosenthal (Members)

Diorama Arts in Partnership with London Drama at the New Diorama Theatre on Friday 13 June 2014

"I went to Boots today and I bought a packet of henna and some razor blades... I thought, ok, I'm going to go home, drink a bottle of wine, and then depending how I feel tomorrow morning, I'll either slash my wrists or dye my hair. Either way, I'll ruin my bathroom carpet."

Heartbroken Judith has left a voicemail for her ex-boyfriend in the hope that it will bring him back. To her horror, however, it's his new girlfriend Ros who turns up at her door, determined to iron this out for once and for all.

So begins an evening of raw emotion, black comedy and sizzling debate, as two very different women fight for their right to happiness and love.

This award-winning classic play from Amy Rosenthal is presented in an electric new production by renowned director Peter James.

See more at: Henna Night

To book your place on this show please email londondrama1@gmail.com or call 020 7388 6555.

Friday 13 June 2014
Henna Night by Amy Rosenthal: 7.30pm

at The New Diorama Theatre
15-16 Triton Street
Regent's Place
London NW1 3BF

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Our Day Out (Members) New product Our Day Out (Members) (£8.99 £8.54)
by Willy Russell, Mark Gunton, Paul Bunyan & Ruth Moore
Methuen Drama
ISBN: 978-1-4081-3485-6
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More Dulogues for All Accents and Ages (Members) More Dulogues for All Accents and Ages (Members) (£12.99 £12.34)
by Eamonn Jones and Jean Marlow
A & C Black
ISBN 9780713665277
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Ostrich Boys (Members) New product Ostrich Boys (Members) (£8.99 £8.54)
by Keith Gray, Carl Miller, Paul Bunyan & Ruth Moore
Methuen Drama
ISBN: 978-1-4081-3082-7
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Coming up

Physical Theatre with Frantic Assembly

A full day's workshop with the renowned physical theatre company on Saturday 8th July: 10am-5pm at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Frantic Assembly is a recommended theatre company on Edexcel, WJEC and AQA Syllabuses.
This popular workshop is booking fast and places are strictly limited so book now to secure your place.
Non Member Booking at Frantic Assembly;
Non Member Concessions at NM Concessions
Members Booking (log in needed) at Frantic Assembly Members
Member Concessions at Member Concessions.


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Mapping Drama Practice
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Organisations

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.