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!

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

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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.
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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

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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Understanding Stanislavski and Brecht (Members)

Understanding Stanislavski and Brecht (Members)

Understanding Stanislavski and Brecht (Members)

A practical introduction to teaching Stanislavski and Brecht, particularly to GCSE and A Level Drama students, led by Lisa Cornelius. Come away with activities to develop your own understanding of these two great practitioners and loads of ideas for practical work to assist your students' understanding.

Lisa Cornelius has worked in schools as a drama teacher where she used her professional acting skills to inspire many schemes of work. She has exceptional subject knowledge having trained at Central School of Speech and Drama (PGCE)and Exeter University (BA Drama. As an actor she has toured internationally in theatre productions and played Jane Bennett for UKFilmnet.

More information about this workshop here.

Date: Saturday 11th June 2011: 10am-4pm
Venue: Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street, SE1 0LN

To book or buy at Full Member rate click Add to basket now. To book or buy at Member Concession rate (teacher-in-training or Unwaged) select from drop down box.

Stanislavski in Practice (Members) Stanislavski in Practice (Members) (£17.99 £17.09)
by Nick O'Brien
Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 978-0-415-56843-2
more info
Edexcel GCSE Drama Study Guide (Members) Edexcel GCSE Drama Study Guide (Members) (£15.95 £15.15)
by Kelly McManus and Andrew Pullen
Rhinegold Education
ISBN: 978-1-906178-80-2
more info
GCSE Bitesize Drama (Members) GCSE Bitesize Drama (Members) (£9.99 £9.49)
by Andy Kempe
Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 978-1406654387
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.