Imagining the Real

Towards a new theory of drama in education

  • David Davis
Drama is still on the curriculum but it is at a standstill. A world authority on drama education builds on the work of Dorothy Heathcote, Gavin Bolton and Edward Bond to revive the teaching of drama in schools so that it serves today’s young people in exploring their world. A key book for drama students and for beginning and experienced teachers.
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Towards a new theory of drama in education

  • David Davis
Drama is still on the curriculum but it is at a standstill. A world authority on drama education builds on the work of Dorothy Heathcote, Gavin Bolton and Edward Bond to revive the teaching of drama in schools so that it serves today’s young people in exploring their world. A key book for drama students and for beginning and experienced teachers.

Price: £24.99

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Forum Theatre for Children

Enhancing social, emotional and creative development

  • Nick Hammond
Educational psychologist Nick Hammond fuses theatre and psychology to offer vivid and carefully constructed models of Forum Theatre (FT) for teachers to create their own with their pupils. Through the FT they create, the children can safely explore difficult issues such as transition, and develop their social, emotional and creative skills.
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Enhancing social, emotional and creative development

  • Nick Hammond
Educational psychologist Nick Hammond fuses theatre and psychology to offer vivid and carefully constructed models of Forum Theatre (FT) for teachers to create their own with their pupils. Through the FT they create, the children can safely explore difficult issues such as transition, and develop their social, emotional and creative skills.

Price: £16.99

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Structure and Spontaneity

The Drama in Education of Cecily O’Neill

  • Philip Taylor
  • Christine D. Warner
Process drama characterises work powered by transformatory outcomes that bring together drama education and theatre practice. This book presents a compilation of articles and commentaries from leaders in the field. It explores central questions about imagination as to why it is critical to process drama and how it is promoted.
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The Drama in Education of Cecily O’Neill

  • Philip Taylor
  • Christine D. Warner
Process drama characterises work powered by transformatory outcomes that bring together drama education and theatre practice. This book presents a compilation of articles and commentaries from leaders in the field. It explores central questions about imagination as to why it is critical to process drama and how it is promoted.

Price: £22.99

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Geoff Gillham

Six Plays for Theatre in Education and Youth Theatre

  • David Davis
Although the brilliant, edgy plays of Geoff Gillham are frequently performed – to great acclaim – they have never been published. In this book David Davis has collected six of Gillham’s best plays, each suited in length and topic for performance by youth groups or secondary schools.
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Six Plays for Theatre in Education and Youth Theatre

  • David Davis
Although the brilliant, edgy plays of Geoff Gillham are frequently performed – to great acclaim – they have never been published. In this book David Davis has collected six of Gillham’s best plays, each suited in length and topic for performance by youth groups or secondary schools.

Price: £18.99

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Gavin Bolton

The Essential Writings

  • David Davis
Gavin Bolton has been a leading figure in Drama in Education. His publications cover various aspects of young people’s educational drama. This title presents a selection of his key writings that provides an insight into the major areas of his theory and practice.
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The Essential Writings

  • David Davis
Gavin Bolton has been a leading figure in Drama in Education. His publications cover various aspects of young people’s educational drama. This title presents a selection of his key writings that provides an insight into the major areas of his theory and practice.

Price: £20.99

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Creating Democratic Citizenship Through Drama Education

The Writings of Jonothan Neelands

  • Peter O’Connor
The relationship between theatre, democracy and pedagogy is explored through the theory and practice of Jonothan Neelands. This titile presents a selection of his seminal texts in drama education showing how Neelands developed classroom participatory democracy through ensemble based theatre education.
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The Writings of Jonothan Neelands

  • Peter O’Connor
The relationship between theatre, democracy and pedagogy is explored through the theory and practice of Jonothan Neelands. This titile presents a selection of his seminal texts in drama education showing how Neelands developed classroom participatory democracy through ensemble based theatre education.

Price: £20.99

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The Young Audience

Exploring and Enhancing Children’s Experiences of Theatre

  • Matthew Reason
Explores the nature of young children’s experiences of live theatre. Suitable for teachers, artists, researchers, policy makers and other professionals working with theatre and with children in various other contexts and environments, this work provides insights into how we can better support and enhance children’s engagement with theatre.
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Exploring and Enhancing Children’s Experiences of Theatre

  • Matthew Reason
Explores the nature of young children’s experiences of live theatre. Suitable for teachers, artists, researchers, policy makers and other professionals working with theatre and with children in various other contexts and environments, this work provides insights into how we can better support and enhance children’s engagement with theatre.

Price: £20.99

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Theatre for Young Audiences

A critical handbook

  • Tom Maguire
  • Karian Schuitema
This edited collection gathers together new and original work on the topics, practices, and critical perspectives that characterize theatre for the young, helping to illustrate what makes theatre for young children in the UK so distinctive.
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A critical handbook

  • Tom Maguire
  • Karian Schuitema
This edited collection gathers together new and original work on the topics, practices, and critical perspectives that characterize theatre for the young, helping to illustrate what makes theatre for young children in the UK so distinctive.

Price: £24.99

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Oily Cart

All sorts of theatre for all sorts of kids

  • Mark Brown
Acclaimed theatre company Oily Cart presents a rich and illuminating picture of its three decades of skilled interactive theatre making for young children and for children and young adults with learning disabilities or on the spectrum of autism.
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All sorts of theatre for all sorts of kids

  • Mark Brown
Acclaimed theatre company Oily Cart presents a rich and illuminating picture of its three decades of skilled interactive theatre making for young children and for children and young adults with learning disabilities or on the spectrum of autism.

Price: £22.99

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Edward Bond and the Dramatic Child

Edward Bond’s Plays for Young People

  • David Davis
A discussion of some of Edward Bond’s important plays for young people, offering case studies of various productions of them. The text should be of interest to those who work in drama with young people, whether in theatre, community work or in schools.
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Edward Bond’s Plays for Young People

  • David Davis
A discussion of some of Edward Bond’s important plays for young people, offering case studies of various productions of them. The text should be of interest to those who work in drama with young people, whether in theatre, community work or in schools.

Price: £22.99

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