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Issue 84 · Summer term 2 · 2018/19

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Regulars 5 Editorial 6 News 10 Opinion 12 Bardwatching

Catch up on all the latest Shakespeare news 13 Drama and me

Award-winning young playwright Sami Ibrahim 14 Green room

Is Damien Hinds’ ‘Five Foundations to Build Character’ a positive new policy for drama teaching? 33 Drama strategy

Rumours and eavesdropping 35 On course

Master of Fine Arts – Playwriting at The Lir, Trinity College, Dublin 37 Theatre practitioner

Vsevolod Meyerhold 38 Toolkit

Keeping control of the class 40 My five favourite plays

Peter Deam chooses his favourite plays for performance with students 52 Listings

Theatre workshops, events and training for adults and young people 58 Drama game

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Features 17 Film and television short courses Sarah Lambie looks at courses available to you and your students 20 Nick Hern Books

We find out what the theatrical publisher offers to teachers 22 Enterprise @ the Rep

John Dabell reports on a work experience theatre takeover initiative at the Dundee Rep 24 Music & Drama Education Expo report Alasdair Buchan had the best seat in the house at the MDEE and reports on drama sessions 26 Playscripts from Broadway

Licensing The US licensing company is opening a UK branch and offers scripts to schools 27 RWCMD NEW writing 2019

Commissioned works for young people are the focus of the conservatoire’s annual showcase 29 LAMDA Exam syllabus updates

Karen Pickles learns about changes in the new LAMDA exam syllabuses 31 Cinderella and Sleeping

Beauty, updated Phil Cleaves chats to Matt Beames, who has rewritten two classics for student performers

Reviews 48 Books

• Next Lesson • Private Peaceful (for ensemble/

for single actor) • The Methuen Drama Book of

Suffrage Plays • Contemporary Monologues for

Teenagers: Male/Female • 100 Acting Exercises for 8 – 18 Year

Olds • The No Rules Handbook for Writers

(know the rules so you can break them) 50 Performance

Richard III 50 DVD

Julius Caesar 51 Workshop

NCVM Pure Movement Day with Jackie Snow 51 Pocast

Evolution Festival 2019

Schemes of Work 43 Scheme summaries

KS2 Stig of the Dump: Using the book as a resource to teach the Stone Age to the Iron Age through Drama KS3/4 The Beauty Manifesto by Nell Leyshon KS3/4 Imaginary Friends GCSE Devising KS4/5 pool (no water) by Mark Ravenhill A Level – AQA Component 3 The reflective report: How to plan and structure the written work 47 One-off workshop


Cover image: A student gets to grips with sound technology at Pauline Quirke Academy Cover credit: Brian Thomas Photography

Erratum We apologise that the writer of the National Theatre’s Emil and the Detectives, Carl Miller, was incorrectly named in the last issue of TD.

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