Equus: A Complete Play Guide for AS & A Level Drama

Peter Schaffer’s controversial depiction of a disturbed young man with an unusual obsession makes for a challenging yet rewarding study.

Its unique melding of psychological realism and stylistic expressionism offers students flexible and exciting possibilities for performance and design.

Fantastically clear explanations, in-depth analysis of key dramatic and theatrical aspects, and a wealth of engaging practical and non-practical activities. Your students will know Equus inside out:

  • 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

  • Includes indicative content for all activities to support your teaching and your students
  • With key terms glossary – perfect for revision!

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

What do teachers have to say about this resource? (8092)
"Excellent. A comprehensive and informative guide linking in to exam criteria." N Furnell, Drama Teacher & Independent Reviewer
"This is a very useful and informative resource. The detailed breakdown of each scene and detailed notes surrounding the context of the play are particularly useful." K Bevan, Head of Drama and Independent Reviewer