Methuen £9.00 (rrp £10.99)

When Max Stafford-Clark directed The Recruiting Officer, he kept this vibrant rehearsal diary in the form of letters to the play’s author, George Farquahar. The result is an enjoyable and detailed look at how a play is directed.

“Written from inside the theatre, this is a wise book from which outsiders will learn” Michael Billington, Guardian

“Above all the book is an account of what a director does. It is a good story which he tells well” FT





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