SO YOU WANT TO GO TO DRAMA SCHOOL? Helen Freeman Nick Hern Books ISBN: 9 781848 420168 Published: 2010 (Part of the So You Want To . . . series.) RRP 9.99 gbp Review: Rod Dungate 02 04 10 So here’s a neat little book.
THE ACTING BOOK: John Abbott NHB, Nick Hern Books Pub: Aug 2012 ISBN: 9 781848 421448 Review: Alexander Ray, 10 09 12 If you’re involved in acting, you can’t afford to be without this book.
NOTES ON DIRECTING: Frank Hauser, Russell Reich Published: Methuen Drama, in the UK, February 2010 RRP: 9.99 gbp ISBN: 9 781408 125205 Review: Rod Elongate, 5 April 2010 Here's a link to methun: www.acblack.com/drama/Books/details.aspx?isbn=9781408125205&title=+Notes+on+Directing I’ve just read it and I’m grinning with pleasure.
BECOMING AN ACTOR Thomasina Unsworth NHB, Pub 2012 (www.nickhernbooks.co.uk ISBN: 978 84842 156 1 Rec Price: 10.99 Review: Alexander Ray Edser Invaluable for Drama students present and future, and much for everyone else.
STAGE MANAGEMENT: Gail Pallin Nick Hern Books (New Edition) Recommended Price: 14.99 ISBN: 9 781848 420144 Review: Rod Dungate, 23 June 2010 Simple, Marvellous, Simply marvellous.
THE QUALITY OF MERCY: Reflections on Shakespeare. Peter Brook Nick Hern Books ISBN: 978 1 84842 261 2 Review: Alexander Ray Edser A book you’ll not get tired of.
THE RELUCTANT ESCAPOLOGIST: Mike Bradwell Nick Hern Books: 9 781854 595386 Pub: 2010 Review: Rod Dungate, 29 07 10 Detailed, witty, a first-hand experience account of long involvement in alternative theatre
SO YOU WANT TO BE A THEATRE PRODUCER James Seabright NHB Rec Price: 12.99 ISBN: 9 781854 595379 Review: Rod Dungate 06 08 10 (Some useful links appear below.) An excellent addition to the SO YOU WANT TO BE series
WORDS INTO ACTION: William Gaskill Nick Hern Books ISBN: 9 781848 421004 Review: Rod Dungate 22.10.10 Opens so many doors to discovering the power of words
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
Book INSIDE STORY: THE POWER OF THE TRANFORMATIONAL ARC: Dara Marks ISBN: 978-1-4081-0942-7 Review: Ian Spiby, 2 July 2009 RRP: 14.99. (A link to Amazon to the book is below) A fascinating exploration of the art of writing film scripts.
Noel Coward: In His Own Words Methuen Drama ISBN: 9 781408 107584 RRP 7.99 (Paperback) Review: Rod Dungate, 28 07 09 Info: www.acblack.com (A link to the book on Amazon is below). A great pleasure to read.
SO YOU WANT TO BE A PLAYWRIGHT?: Tim Fountain. Nick Hern Books. Pub: 2007 ISBN: 978 1 85459 716 8. RRP: 9.99p. (A link to the book on Amazon is attached below.) An easy read, a valuable read.
SHAKESPEARE MONOLOGUES FOR MEN SHAKESPEARE MONOLOGUES FOR WOMEN Nick Hern Books RRP: 8.99 each ISBN: 9781848420052 / 9781848420078 Review: Rod Dungate 17 August, 2009 For info and purchase: www.nickhernbooks.co.uk A duo of dual purpose books.
Book. DIFFERENT EVERY NIGHT: FREEING THE ACTOR: Mike Alfreds. Pub: Nick Hern Books. ISBN: 978-1-85459-967-4. Review: Ian Spiby, 9 January 2008. RRP: 14.99. (A link to Amazon to the book is below). A friendly and accessible guide to acting and directing
HOW PLAYS WORK: David Edgar Nick Hern Books RRP: 10.99 Review: Rod Dungate, 6 September 2009 Intriguing and extremely informative. Here’s a link to the NHB website, a link to the book on Amazon is attached at the end of the review. www.nickhernbooks.co.uk/
WRITING DIALOGUE FOR SCRIPTS: Rib Davis. Methuen drama: RRP 12.99. ISBN: 9 781408 101346. Review: Rod Dungate, 12 August 2008. Invaluable book for scriptwriting students.
IMPROVISATION IN REHEARSAL John Aboott Nick Hern Books Info on the book at NHB: http://www.nickhernbooks.co.uk/index.cfm?nid=home&isbn=9781854595232&sr ISBN: 978 1 85459 523 2 Cover Price: 10.99 Review: Rod Dungate 25.09.09 Clear, precise, tightly focused and a mine of good practice.