BOOKSThe James Plays
An epic exploration of the history
and shaping of Scotland, from one
of the country’s most successful
playwrights. This vividly imagined
trilogy depicts three generations
of Stewart kings who ruled Scotland
in the tumultuous fifteenth century.
Each play stands as a unique
vision of a country tussling with
its past and future; together,
they form a complex narrative
on Scottish nationhood.
978-1-84842-420-3 $26.95Journal of the Plague Year
A truthful, personal and insightful
exploration of the state of arts
funding and carrying on in the
face of adversity, by the renowned
founder of Out of Joint. By
turns funny, alarming and deeply
Journal of the Plague
offers a fascinating exposé of
the often Kafkaesque workings of
arts subsidy in England, and the
financial and artistic maneuverings
which are a fact of life for every arts
978-1-84842-179-0 $26.95Jumpers for Goalposts
A hilarious and poignant new
comedy about football, friendship
and finding your way. Luke wants
Danny, but Danny’s got a secret.
Joe’s happy in goal but Geoff wants
a headline gig. Viv just wants to
beat the lesbians to the league title.
978-1-84842-326-8 $20.95King Charles III
Mike Bartlett’s controversial
‘future history play’ explores the
people beneath the crowns, the
unwritten rules of democracy, and
the conscience of Britain’s most
famous family. Queen Elizabeth II
is dead. After a lifetime of waiting,
her son ascends the throne. A
future of power. But how to rule?
King Charles III
premiered at the
Almeida Theatre to rapturous
(and scandalized) reviews, before
transferring to London’s West End.
978-1-84842-441-8 $20.95Let the Right One In
John Ajvide Lindqvist
Adapted by Jack Thorne
A dark and visceral coming-of-
age vampire love story, based on
the acclaimed novel and film.
This “ravishing little romance of
the undead that’s guaranteed to
warm—and break—your heart, even
as it chills your blood” (
) has been seen at the National
Theatre of Scotland, London’s Royal
Court Theatre and West End, and
St. Ann’s Warehouse in New York.
978-1-84842-374-9 $20.95Little Revolution
An explosive verbatim play about
the 2011 London Riots, by the
author of the award-winning
London Road. From the helicopters
circling overhead to the burnt-
out buildings on the street,
records the voices and
stories of a community from when
the riots happened up to their
978-1-84842-432-6 $20.95The Machine Gunners
Adapted by Ali Taylor
A thrilling stage adaptation of the
beloved, award-winning children’s
novel. It’s 1940 and Britain is at war.
Amidst bombs and air raids, a group
of boys discover friendship, test
loyalty, and court adventure.
978-1-84842-314-5 $20.95Making Theatre The Frazzled Drama Teacher’s Guide to Devising
An inspiring, practical handbook
for anyone working with young
people to devise theatre. Provides a
framework for a stress-free process
that will help students to realize
their full creative potential.
978-1-84842-305-3 $30.95Meisner in Practice A Guide for Actors, Directors and Teachers
Meisner in Practice
offers actors a
step-by-step introduction to the
salient features of the technique,
and puts these to the test through
a succession of increasingly
challenging practical exercises.
The book also addresses pitfalls
and problems that the author has
encountered over many years of
teaching Meisner in drama schools.