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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.

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Our Day Out £8.99

Our Day Out New product

Our Day Out £8.99

This revised version of Willy Russell's much loved play won rave reviews when it opened in Liverpool in 2009. Slightly updated and featuring more songs, it retains all the humour and appeal of the original.

This educational edition in Methuen Drama's Critical Scripts series has been prepared by national Drama in Secondary English experts Ruth Moore and Paul Bunyan. Building on a decade of highly effective work and publications endorsed by national organisations and supported by teachers and consultants across Britain, each book in the series:

  • meets the new requirements at KS3 and GCSE (2010) features detailed, structured schemes of work
  • utilising drama approaches to improve literary and language analysis
  • places pupils’ understanding of the learning process at the heart of the activities
  • will help pupils to boost English GCSE success and develop high-level skills at KS3
  • will save teachers considerable time devising their own resources.

Mrs Kay’s Progress Class are off to Alton Towers – until Mr Briggs gets on board. The destination might have changed in this new version of Willy Russell's classic play, but mixing humour, lively songs and the poignancy of the original, this drama of a class day out to remember is ideal for Year 9 and above.

About the Author(s)
Liverpool playwright Willy Russell is a National Curriculum approved author whose play Blood Brothers is a set text at GCSE.
Mark Gunton is a head of English in Derbyshire.

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The Road New product The Road (£8.99)
by Cormac McCarthy, Joe Penhall, Paul Bunyan & Ruth Moore
Methuen Drama
ISBN: 978-1-4081-3485-6
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Ostrich Boys New product Ostrich Boys (£8.99)
by Keith Gray, Carl Miller, Paul Bunyan & Ruth Moore
Methuen Drama
ISBN: 978-1-4081-3082-7
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A Christmas Carol New product A Christmas Carol (£8.99)
by Charles Dickens; adapted by John Mortimer, Paul Bunyan & Ruth Moore
Methen Drama
ISBN: 978-1-4081-3486-3
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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.
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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.