Brecht: A Complete Guide for AS & A Level Edexcel

Immerse students in the techniques and ideology of one of the most influential theatre practitioners of the 20th Century.

Engaging notes and inspired activities bring Epic Theatre to life! Students will explore, interpret and gain full appreciation of Brecht’s work and ethos:

  • Comprehensive and captivating notes cover Brecht from all angles
    • Including context, beginnings, works, purpose, practice, methods, techniques, influences, and collaborations.
  • Imaginative activities inform students’ interpretations by exploring ideas and experimenting with techniques.
    • Perfect balance of practical and non-practical tasks – including reflection, writing and research.
  • Dedicated assessment section offers practical advice on how to apply Brecht to the relevant components: Exploration and Performance (AS) and Devising and Theatre Makers in Practice (A Level)

Written specifically for Edexcel, with detailed indicative content and full teacher’s notes provided, this essential guide ensures that helping students get their heads round the verfremdungseffekt has never been easier!

What do teachers say about this resource? (7482)

A good resource that will allow students and teachers a guide book of how to structure the exploration of Brecht. The mix of teacher and student pages is good and helpful. The independent research and other style tasks for students works well [...] The detail on the work sheet is brilliant. The structure of the resource leads students on a journey introducing new facts and new techniques. [...] Covers the specification requirements and will allow students a deep knowledge of Brecht and his work and how this impacted on theatre in 2017

A Henshaw, HoD & Peer Reviewer