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Cover_24.2Drama is National Drama’s magazine of professional practice, ISSN 0967-4454. Published twice a year, this hard copy, print publication contains a wealth of features and articles for and by drama teachers and theatre educators in many contexts within the UK and overseas.

Content focuses on practical teaching experiences and projects drawn from across educational contexts and include classroom materials, schemes of work, interviews and reviews of books and other resources.

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Current Issue

Chris Lawrence is Editor for this issue

Reflections from the Chair
Aine Lark, Chair of National Drama, reflects on current issues for National Drama.

The View from the Gods*
*the perspective of Drama from school leadership. Holly Barradell advises on resources that are available from the perspective of a Faculty Leader for the Arts.

Drama Spa Conference
Ali Warren reports on National Drama’s recent Conference at Homerton College, Cambridge.

A Perspective of Drama Spa
Tina Doyle gives the view of the Conference sponsors, the New Era Academy (NEA).

‘Making a Future’ Conference Report
Ali Warren reports on the Birmingham Conference. 

Working in Role
Patrice Baldwin concludes her series of three articles on Primary Drama Strategies.

Evidence Not Advocacy
Amelia Bird describes the Speech Bubbles project.

Exploring the Holocaust Through Drama
Wendy Frost outlines a scheme of work teaching The Holocaust.

What Country, Friends, Is This?
Max Hafler advises on directing Shakespeare with young people.

Teaching Ecology of the Soul
Sanja Tasic describes a devising project in the Czech Republic.

Speak Out!
Ruth Pearson describes the Blue Elephant Theatre’s Forum Theatre project.

Theatre Review
Vivienne Lafferty reviews A Man and a Woman by Scott James.

Book Reviews
Blue Stockings: A guide for studying and staging the play by Jessica Swale and Lois Jeary
Drama Games for Young Children by Katherine Zachest
Dramawise Reimagined: Learning to manage the elements of drama by Brad Haseman and John O’Toole
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Going to the Theatre* *but were too sloshed to ask, dear by West End Producer
The Improv Handbook: Second edition by Tom Salinski and Deborah Francis-Wright
Into the Story 2 by Carole Miller and Juliana Saxton
Tip of the Tongue: Reflections on Language and Meaning by Peter Brook
Playing the Mask: Acting Without Bullshit by John Wright
Queen Anne by Helen Edmundson
Developing Children’s speech, language and communication through stories and drama by Jodi Lea-Trowman
The Clown Manifesto by P. Nalle Laanela and Stacy Stacks
Culture, Democracy and the Right to Make Art: The British Community Arts Movement by Alison Jeffers and Gerri Moriarty

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