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Book Review: Ros Campion and the Stolen Secret / Lyn Gardner / 9 - 12

Published by Nosy Crow

Not yet published at time of going to press: April 2016

Another book of the crime genre for young readers – full of mystery, suspense, danger, missing siblings, kidnap, murder and general mayhem. 25 more words

9 - 12 Years

And the lessons of am-dram

By Maddy Costa

In the introduction to my essay looking at some historical precedences to NTiYN, I mentioned a few things that I had to leave out for the sake of stopping the pamphlet from turning into a small book. 1,179 more words

Thinking

Never too old for a fairytale ending

Once upon a time, there was a French minister of state (retired), there were two German librarians and philologists, and there was a Danish country boy who’d hoped to make his name as an actor. 2,334 more words

Are We On The Same Page?

Originally written for Exeunt.

Back in 2009, Andy Field argued in a post on the Guardian Theatre Blog that “all theatre is devised and all theatre is text-based”. 663 more words

Exeunt

Beswitchingly Brilliant Books

Hi everyone,

This evening I’d like to share with you some great books that I highly suggest reading.

Dreamer, Wisher, Liar 

By Charise Mericle Harper… 393 more words

Edinburgh or Bust

I first became aware of the Edinburgh Fringe about 15 years ago, through a tv show on Channel 4 called “Edinburgh or Bust”. It focused on the comedy festival and followed a number of performers during the led-up to and during their month in Edinburgh. 316 more words

Go And See This!

Being local, being chatty, being excellent

by Maddy Costa

For the final planned post in this small run of pieces about relationships between theatre (buildings) and audiences, I want to take a moment to look back on some writing on the theme that’s been published elsewhere. 758 more words

Thinking