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Playforms : Seven Scripts for Secondary Drama - Robin Rook


Seven Scripts for Secondary Drama

Paperback Published: 27th October 1997
ISBN: 9780521588584
Number Of Pages: 100
For Ages: 14 - 16 years old

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Playforms is a collection of short plays which illustrate different forms of drama. They also provide a useful link between improvisation and longer scripted plays at key stage 4. They give students an opportunity to discover and unravel stylistic conventions in a creative and immediately rewarding manner. Playforms is suitable for the increasing number of students opting to follow a course in Theatre Studies or Drama at GCSE. The authors have provided basic introductions to the scripts along with short and simple activities by way of follow-up work.

Dog Accident (naturalism)
Whose Friend are Youn (morality)
Alas, Poor Fred (absurd)
Tricking the Trickster (melodrama)
Short Notice (farce)
The Old Man Who Liked Cats (Brechtian)
Suburban Love Song (fantasy)
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ISBN: 9780521588584
ISBN-10: 0521588588
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 14 - 16 years old
For Grades: 9 - 11
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 100
Published: 27th October 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 0.61
Weight (kg): 0.14