The Crafty Art of Playmaking
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With over 60 plays written and staged, many playing in the West End or the RNT, Alan Ayckbourn's expertise on writing and directing plays is unsurpassed
For the first time, in The Crafty Art of Playmaking, he shares all his tricks of the trade
Helpful hints on writing - Where has your play come from?
Where it is going?
How does it get there?
What is comedy and how do you write it?
What is tragedy and how does it work?
Tips on directing - Working with actors and technicians
When to listen to the experts
How to cope with rehearsals
The book provides a complete primer for the tyro and a refresher for the more experienced dramatist
Published by Faber & Faber 2002
In mint condition and signed by the Author