ARTICLES

BooksThe History of Claque Theatre 1978-2011
A downloadable and printable version of Claque’s history and the history of the Community Play – in a nutshell Download PDF

Regenerating Community through Performance
Written for Resurgence Magazine in 2009 about performance in life, theatre and communities Download PDF

And do you have a part for my three-year-old sister?
Playwright David Edgar on a Dorset drama that just keeps on growing. An article about Community Plays which first appeared in the Guardian on Wednesday 14 November, 2007. Download PDF

The Community Play and the Genesis of the Social Actor
This article was written as an afterword to ‘A Time To Keep’, the Dorchester Community Play by Stephanie Dale and David Edgar and was published by Nick Herne Books in 2007 Download PDF

The Social Actor
This article appeared in Mailout March in 2006. Quality depends on integrity so let’s knock on the head the idea that community theatre has to be shoddy just because it’s community. Download PDF

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