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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!

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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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Real Players? Drama, Technology & Education £20.99

Real Players? Drama, Technology & Education New product

Real Players? Drama, Technology & Education £20.99

Foreword by Dorothy Heathcote

Educational Drama is being transformed by the technology of the screen-mediated world. The everyday use of computers, mobile phones, videogames and television is changing our perceptions of what drama is and how it works.

Real Players? brings together educational drama, youth theatre and the world of digital media today. It illustrates the dramatic conventions of process drama that teachers can bring to creating mediated performance in their classrooms. Examples of practice show how situated role, liveness and simulations create mediated learning communities in drama and applied theatre.

Teachers and others working with young people and media will find this exploration of a new dimension of drama compelling and professionally enriching. The book will also be of interest to people working with Technology and learning in many contexts.

Michael Anderson researches and lectures in drama education at The University of Sydney. John Carroll is Associate Professor of Communication at Charles Sturt University and works with David Cameron who lectures and researches online media and communications.

This book provides a wealth of thought provoking ideas ....some wonderfully imaginative ideas and case studies
Speaking English

This book offers a new approach, which invites the practitioner in the classroom to come to terms with digital technology, embrace it and to develop the practice further.
Journal for Drama in Education

Rich with cues, information on innovative activities, bibliographical references, and intriguing ideas.
British Journal of Educational Technology


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Stage Source Book: Props Stage Source Book: Props (£14.99)
by Gill Davies
A & C Black
ISBN 9780713665840
more info
Stage Source Book: Sets Stage Source Book: Sets (£14.99)
by Gill Davies
A & C Black
ISBN 9780713665864
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The Complete Stage Planning Kit + CD The Complete Stage Planning Kit + CD (£14.99)
by Gill Davies
A & C Black
ISBN 9780713665857
more info

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.