London Drama News

National Drama also has developed Resources During Lockdown.

Like London Drama, National Drama has also developed support materials for Drama teachers during this lockdown period.
There is a page on their website at Resources and they have a Resources Folder for sahring resources at Resource Folder.
Take care at this difficult time!

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As a charity London Drama has recently joined Give As You Live, a campaign to benefit charities by encouraging people to shop online.

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Please sign up for London Drama's Give as you Live campaign at Give As You LIve. Many thanks!

Drama Support

Drama Job Vacancies

Current Drama jobs here.
To advertise your Drama job please contact

Borough Drama

Is your borough organised for Drama? Does it provide INSET or CPD courses? London Drama can support the development of initiatives and programmes for drama in boroughs. Please contact us if you would like more information. 
Find out more

School Support

If your school would like to develop drama training please contact us. We will advise on or provide active resourcing.

Youth Theatres

Get Into Theatre helps you find out about career opportunities, work experience, training and much more.




Order in the Chaos
by Danielle Mackenzie

This new practical resource book by Danielle Mackenzie published by London Drama provides teachers with seven exciting units of work and materials designed for the GCSE Edexcel Drama Examintion, New Specification, helping to organise "Order" in all that potential "Chaos".

Published as a downloadable E-Book.

More info and download here

London Drama Members!

Get 5% discount on all London Drama books at LD Books. (Log in required.) Applies also to members of National Drama and English Speaking Board. Find out more

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Secondary Plays

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A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol (£8.99)
by Charles Dickens; adapted by Neil Duffield
Aurora Metro
ISBN: 978-09551566-8-7
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A Christmas Carol New product A Christmas Carol (£8.99)
by Charles Dickens; adapted by John Mortimer, Paul Bunyan & Ruth Moore
Methen Drama
ISBN: 978-1-4081-3486-3
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A Feeling In My Bones A Feeling In My Bones (£8.75)
by Lynn Coghlan
Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 978-0-7487-9009-8
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (Inessential Shakespeare) A Midsummer Night's Dream (Inessential Shakespeare) (£4.80)
adapted by John and Leela Hort
The Kabet Press
ISBN: 978-0-948662-08-9
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (shortened version) A Midsummer Night's Dream (shortened version) (£3.99)
by William Shakespeare; edited by Tracy Irish
Carel Press
ISBN: 1-872365-87-6
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A Spell of Cold Weather A Spell of Cold Weather (£7.99)
by Charles Way
Aurora Metro
ISBN 0-9542330- 8-5
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A Touch of the Dutch A Touch of the Dutch (£9.95)
Plays for Women edited by Cheryl Robson
Aurora Metro
ISBN: 0-9515877-7-3
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About Face About Face (£6.00)
by National Association for Teaching of English
ISBN: 0901-291-82-X
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Afterglow and Other Plays Afterglow and Other Plays (£25.95)
by Keith West
First & Best
ISBN: 1-86083-727-1
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All Talk - Monologues for Young People All Talk - Monologues for Young People (£7.99)
by various playwrights
Aurora Metro
ISBN 978-09551566-5-6
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Anansi Anansi (£8.75)
by Alistair Campbell
Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 978-0-7487-4061-1
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Balkan Plots Balkan Plots (£9.95)
Introduced by Gina Landor
Aurora Metro
ISBN: 0-9536757-3-4
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Big Bang Big Bang (£3.99)
by Craig Baxter
Carel Press
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Black and Asian Plays Anthology Black and Asian Plays Anthology (£9.95)
Introduction by Afia Nkrumah
Aurora Metro
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Chicken! Chicken! (£7.50)
by Mark Wheeller
ISBN: 9781902843193
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Coming up

Our free CPD events are being organised in partnership with National Drama via Eventbrite - access them here.

In addition, we have some resources to support you via our e-news at Resources and our home page centre panel features our latest free online event


Drama Networks Survey
Are you in an active local network for drama teachers? Would you like to be? Take the LD Drama Network Survey here

GCSE Drama Take Up Survey
Has EBacc undermined GCSE Drama take up? Take the survey here.

Courses Survey
We are always keen to hear what courses we can run for you. Please take our Courses survey here.

Mapping Drama Practice
Take the Survey of Drama Practice: it will only take a minute


STEP is a borough-wide partnership linking the theatre community and education and youth sector in the London Borough of Southwark. STEP aims to equalise, extend and deepen the theatre and drama experience of all young people living in Southwark through the development of strategic partnerships between schools, youth and community groups and theatres and performing arts organisations. STEP's objective is to work closely with Southwark schools, youth and community groups and theatres and performing arts organisations to develop creative approaches to learning and provide innovative projects which stimulate children and young people's personal development and contribute to their educational attainment.
Find out more here.