Our Country’s Good: A Complete Play Guide for A Level Drama

Our Country’s Good: A Complete Play Guide for A Level Drama

Based on the novel The Playmaker by Thomas Keneally, Our Country’s Good charts the exploits of the first group of convicts that set sail for Botany Bay and highlights the struggle that a group of convicts and one officer faced to perform Australia’s first theatrical production. In doing so, it provides an examination of the importance of the arts, the nature of creativity and the human condition.

With in-depth analysis of key dramatic and theatrical aspects, and a wealth of engaging practical and non-practical activities, this guide will help your students become insightful interpreters of this fascinating play and be equipped to handle the exam questions with confidence.

  • Introductory notes and exploratory activities
    ensure full understanding of the social, historical, cultural,
    textual and theatrical contexts
  • Scene-by-scene walk-through includes detailed
    analysis of the relevant performance aspects, with plenty of
    opportunity for practical investigation and independent study
  • Production concepts and performance strategies
    cover character, design, staging, practitioners and more

With key terms glossary – perfect for revision!

Specifically geared towards the AS and A Level text-based
, this comprehensive pack is your one-stop shop!

Includes photocopiable master with site licence; electronic copies available. Orders are normally dispatched in 2-5 working days.

Price is £89
Click here for full details and to order.

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