Theatre for Children and Young People
50 years of professional Theatre within the UK
Ed. Stuart Bennett
It is the first publication to give the whole story of Theatre for Children and Young People and its development in the UK. It is essential reading for drama and theatre practitioners and for students of contemporary British theatre everywhere.
Stuart Bennett was one of the original company of Actor-Teachers who developed Theatre in Education at the Belgrade Theatre Coventry. He went on to develop Drama School training for actors in TIE, then as Director of the Cockpit Theatre was involved in theatre in schools and the community.
'Need evidence that theatre is crucial to education? The Association of Children and Young People's Theatre has amassed it in a compilation book which explores developments in the last 50 years.' - The Stage
'The most readable drama book of the year.' - Drama Magazine