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 Cover-Vol-27.2Drama 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 includes 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.

Holding onto the Happy Place
Zeena Rasheed, Vice Chair of National Drama, reflects on the activities that National Drama has organised during the pandemic lockdown.

Drama Matters
Kylie Perry, of The Paper Birds, describes life for the company adjusting to the pandemic.

Young Voices
James, Josie-Mae, Adele, Linger and Emma Jayne voice their experiences of Drama and Theatre.

Pilot Theatre
Carolyn Bradley interviews Pilot Theatre via Zoom.

In Memoriam: Dr. Philip Taylor
A tribute to the career of this distinguished practitioner and researcher.

Partha Kar tells the story of Sutanuka Theatre Company in West Bengal, India.

Drama Matters: Embodying Textual Analysis
Amanda Abbott describes teaching Shakespeare to students in the USA.

In Memoriam: Áine Lark
Friends and colleagues renmember the much missed ND Chair, Áine Lark.

Drama Resources Pullout No 3
Zeena Rasheed provides useful materials gleaned from a Zoom session with The Paper Birds.

Visiting Storyland
Patrice Baldwin provides practical ideas for Primary Drama.

Looking Back in Fondness at Manchester Youth Theatre
Lucy Bellingham reflects on the story of Manchester Youth Theatre.

Kirsty von Malaisé, Hannah Proops and Adel Waites describe an unusual Arts Festival.

Theatre Reviews
Young people, Isabelle and Adele, review The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party and Billy Elliott.

Book Reviews
debbie tucker green: plays one by debbie tucker green.
Princess and the Hustler by Chinonyerem Odimba.
When They Go Low by Natalie Mitchell.
The Jungle Book by Jessica Swale.
Small Island adapted by Helen Edmundson from the novel by Andrea Levy.
National Theatre’s Connections 2019Rob Drummond, Nell Leyshon, Katie Hims, Tom Wells, Ben Bailey Smith, Lajaune Lincoln, Dawn King, Laura Lomas, Katherine Soper, Benjamin Kuffuor, Luke Barnes.
Mitchell’s Wings by Johnny Carrington.
Victoria’s Knickers by Josh Azouz.
Living Through Extremes in Process Drama by Adam Bethlenfalvy.

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