JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR: Max Stafford-Clark Nick Hern Books ISBN: 9 781848 421790 Review: Alexander Ray Edser, 25 01 14 Unsentimental accounts of financial and other nightmares.
CONTEMPORARY MONOLOGUES FOR MEN CONTEMPORARY MONOLOGUES FOR WOMEN Nick Hern Books ISBN: 978 1 85459 563 8 978 1 85459 564 5 Review: Alexander Ray Edser, 05 03 14 A very useful something for everyone.
SONG OF SPIDER-MAN: Glen Berger Pub: Simon & Schuster November 2013 ISBN: 9 781451 684568 Review: Alexander Ray Edser, 15 07 14 Remarkable, painful, fascinating, funny.
MONTY PYTHON AT WORK: extracts from the diaries of Michael Palin Edited by Geoffrey Strachan NHB – Nick Hern Books ISBN: 978 1 84842 360 2 Pub: 2014 Review: Alexander Ray Edser, 20 07 14 An up-close look at an endlessly fascinating creative team.
THE ACTOR AND THE CAMERA: Denis Lawson NHB Published: 2014 ISBN: 9 781848 423459 Review: Alexander Ray Edser, 17 11 14 One of the most important new books on camera acting for the young actor
In Two Minds, a biography of Jonathan Miller Published: Oberon Books Ltd Also available online. ISBN: 978 1 84943 451 5 Review: Carole Woddis Never at peace, but many revelations.
ACTING THROUGH SONG: Paul Harvard NHB (Nick Hern Books) www.nickhernbooks.co.uk Pub: 2013 ISBN: 978 1 84842 229 2 Review: Alexander Ray Edser A significant book for performing in music-theatre.
London. ANIMALS by Emma Adams. Theatre 503 above The Latchmere 503 Battersea Park Road SW11 3BW To 2 May 2015. Tue-Sat 7.45pm Sun 5pm. (Pay what you can Sun.) Runs 2hr 30min One interval. TICKETS: 020 7978 7040. www.theatre503.com Review: William Russell 13 April. A glorious Grimm black comedy.
LUCKY BREAK: Esther Freud Pub: Bloomsbury, 04 04 11 RRP: 11.99 gbp Review: Rod Dungate 07 04 11 (A link to the book on Amazon is below.) A tale of drama, with humour and a welcome lack of gloss.
Mike Bradwell's THE RELUCTANT ESCAPOLOGIST: ADVENTURES IN ALTERNATIVE THEATRE, has won the Theatre Book of the Year, it was announced yesterday. When we reviewed it, we said: ‘Detailed, witty, a first-hand experience account of long involvement in alternative theatre.’ Receiving the award, Bradwell, characteristically remarked: ‘Theatre is too important to be left to the grown-ups.’ And he concluded, even more characteristically: ‘So please, be sure not to grow up.’ Link to the ReviewsGate review: http://www.reviewsgate.com/index.php?name=News&file=article&sid=5195. Rod Dungate
Ken Campbell: The Great Caper Michael Coveney Nick Hern Books Pub: 2011 ISBN: 9 781848 420762 Recommended Price: 14.99 Review: Rod Dungate A great read about a unique man
AN ATTITUDE FOR ACTING (How to Survive and Thrive as an Actor) Andrew Tidmarsh: Dr Tara Swart Nick Hern Books First published 2011: RRP 12.99 Review: Rod Dungate, 16 September 2011 There’s not an actor who wouldn’t find this useful.
SO YOU WANT TO DO A SOLO SHOW? Gareth Armstrong Nick Hern Books Published: 2011, ISBN 978 1 84842 084 7 Part of the ‘So You Want To’ series – see www.nickhernbooks.co.uk Review: Rod Dungate 24 10 11 What a handy little book this is!
SWEET WILLIAM (TWENTY THOUSAND HOURS WITH SHAKESPEARE): Michael Pennington Nick Hern Books ISBN: 9 781854 595683 Shakespeare’s in Pennington's blood as well as his brain.
SHAKESPEARE ON THEATRE: On Theatre Series Ed: Nick de Somogyi Nick Hern Books Pub: 2012. ISBN: 978 1 84842 079 Cover price: 10.99 www.nickhernbooks.co.uk Review: Rod Dungate, 06 06 12 It’s size is bigger than the sum of its parts.
HOW MUSICALS WORK (and how you can write your own): Julian Woolford Nick Hern Books www.nickhernbooks.co.uk Pub: 2012 Rec Price: £12.99 Review: Alexander Ray, 30 08 12 Informative in its theory, practical in its information. A seminal examination.