Acting in Documentary Theatre

Acting in Documentary Theatre

By: Tom Cantrell (author)Paperback

Up to 2 WeeksUsually despatched within 2 weeks

£22.79 RRP £23.99  You save £1.20 (5%) With FREE Saver Delivery


Using new interview material with actors, directors and writers, this book explores the challenges of performance in documentary theatre. Through a series of high profile case studies, Cantrell uses acting theory to examine the actors' complex processes, and makes a significant contribution to our understanding of stage performance.

About Author

Tom Cantrell is Lecturer in drama at the University of York, UK. He recently co-edited Playing for Real: Actors on Playing Real People with Mary Luckhurst. He continues to publish on acting processes and documentary forms, and is currently researching acting for the small screen.


List of Illustrations.- Acknowledgements.- Introduction.- 1. Talking to Terrorists.- 2. My Name is Rachel Corrie.- 3. Called to Account.- 4. The Girlfriend Experience.- Bibliography.- Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781137019714
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781137019714
  • weight: 273
  • ISBN10: 1137019719

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly