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LUNG Theatre’s production of E15


Theatre for Life’s performance of Burying your brother in the pavement

5 Editorial 6 News 11 Views Secret Teacher | Dr Robert Marsden 12 Bardwatching Catch up on all the latest Shakespeare news

FEATURES 14 Stepping forward for refugees The Walk: an epic journey educating British students about refugee children 16 Creative Freedom Clean Break Theatre Company on celebrating 40 years of supporting women in the Criminal Justice System 19 Keeping the future in their sights How Total Insight Theatre are diversifying the next generation of creatives 21 Planting the seeds of diversity D&T unpacks Pearson’s recent addition of four GCSE set texts by global majority writers

DRAMA IN EARLY YEARS AND PRIMARY 22 The theatre bug What The Ladybird Heard’s director on the importance of sharing theatre with young audiences

Cover image: Frantic Assembly rehearsals at the V&A CREDIT: HELENMURRAY

PERFORMING ARTS 24 Ruffling feathers Sir Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures’ Cygnet School programme for young dancers

BACKSTAGE MATTERS 25 Technical training for teachers Lucy Rix shares her favourite virtual training sessions and CPD resources

MDE EXPO 26 Assembling platforms in education Looking ahead to this year’s Expo, D&T’s Editor speaks to one of the workshop leaders, Frantic Assembly

ON COURSE 30 Bristol Academy of Voice Acting (BRAVA) Recently established training in the art and business of voice overs

LESSON PLANS AND STRATEGIES 32 Practitioner focus LUNG Theatre 33 Drama strategy Home is … 35 One-off workshop This is Going to be Emotional – KS3/4 58 Drama Game Fortunately/Unfortunately

56 Schemes of Work summaries Full schemes available online: KS2 | Cloudland KS3 | Silent Theatre KS3/4 | Drama from Anything KS4 | Verbatim Theatre KS5 | Machinal

PLAYS 36 Play for performance Burying your brother in the pavement 35 Play for study Rotterdam 36 Play Text Reviews The Prince and the Pauper; Crumbs from the Table of Joy; Breck and the Online Troll; The Grinning Man 41 Five great plays…to make your audience laugh

REVIEWS 42 Books 200 Plays for GCSE and A Level Performance – A Drama Teacher’s Guide; First ACT Shakespeare; The Drama Teacher’s Handbook 45 Performance (online): Hidden 46 Online workshop: Think Like a Lighting Designer workshop

LISTINGS: UK-WIDE 49 Performances 51 Workshops and courses

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