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An obituary for my dear friend, John Airs, which was published by the National Association for the Teahing of Drama.
The online version can also be found here:
For John's obituary, scroll down to the second obituary on this page.

A blog for Border Crossings discussing how working with the company was so important in the development of The Invisible Exchange.

This article first appeared in The Journal Volume 33, Issue 2
Summer 2018, published by NATD (The National Association for the Teaching of Drama).

This article was first published in
Volume 32, Issue 1. Spring 2016.  NATD.
It was subsequently republished by Border Crossings as a blog

Stage Fright or What’s so scary about dressing up?’
The Journal for Drama in Education.  Vol. 25, Issue 2. Summer 2009
Revised version of this article appears as a chapter in Playing for Time: Perspectives from the Prison.

Jump Cut Journal
# 43. 2000.  31 – 37
Essay about the film directed by Michael Caton-Jones.

Chapter in The Movie Book of the Western.  (Edited by Ian Cameron and Douglas Pye)
Studio Vista1996.
Essay about Michael Cimino's Heaven's Gate.

‘Educational Drama and Radical Theatre Practice’  (with Stephen Lacey)
New Theatre Quarterly. Vol. VIII, No 29.  February 1992, pp. 81 - 91.
ABSTRACT for this article:  

“All I have seen … are wonders”:   Directing Brome.

A Jovial Crew:   Critical Introduction
(Jointly authored with Richard Cave, Helen Ostovich and Elizabeth Schafer)

The e-book of The Promised Land project can be found by clicking here: Promised Land e-book

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‘What did you make of that?  More than just a figure of speech.’
The Journal for Drama in Education.  Vol. 24, Issue 2. Summer 2008

‘A whole new world still to make: A valedictory for Peter Barnes’
New Theatre Quarterly. February 2005.  pp 23 – 27

Lacey, S. and Woolland, B., ‘Drama-in-Education: a Radical Theatre Form’, 2D, Leicester, VIII, No. 2 (Summer 1989), pp. 4–15.

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