New Anthologies Now Available

Published with Nick Hern Books, the new LAMDA Exams Anthologies for Acting and Verse & Prose are now available to purchase.

21 May 2024

We’re pleased to announce that our new anthologies – Acting Anthology: Volume 5 and Verse and Prose Anthology: Volume 20 – are now available to purchase in both paperback and ebook formats, direct from our publishing partners Nick Hern Books and via other retailers.

These two new anthologies connect to the new LAMDA Exams syllabi for Learners completing their Acting, Introductory, and Speaking Verse and Prose examinations. Both anthologies feature texts that are on the GCSE and A-Level curriculum, have been chosen to help Learners demonstrate their breadth of skills and acting range, and can be used and enjoyed by teachers and Learners of LAMDA Exams, as well as general audiences and those interested in the performing arts.

LAMDA Acting Anthology: Volume 5 contains the set selection of 100 solo and duologue scenes for Learners entering LAMDA Graded Examinations in Performance: Acting from Grade 1 to Grade 5, and includes a foreword by actor and LAMDA graduate Ruth Wilson.

LAMDA Verse and Prose Anthology: Volume 20 contains the set selection of pieces for Learners entering LAMDA Graded Examinations in Communication: Speaking Verse and Prose from Entry Level to Grade 8, and LAMDA Introductory Graded Examinations from Stage 1 to Stage 3 (Solo and Group), and includes a foreword by Joseph Coelho, Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2022-24. The Verse and Prose Anthology also contains the winners and runners up from the LAMDA Poetry Competition 2023.

The new LAMDA Anthologies are now available to purchase direct from our publishing partners, Nick Hern Books, for the special price for £20 each (RRP £22) – order both paperbacks at the same time and you’ll also receive free delivery within the UK. The anthologies can also be purchased via other retailers including Amazon, Waterstones, WHSmith, or wherever you get your books.

Syllabi Update

Download the 2024 syllabi for Introductory, Communication and Performance examinations.

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