Inside accounts of the making of some of the most influential theatre productions of the last four decades.
Max Stafford-Clark has been at the cutting edge of theatre in Britain for more than thirty years. Taking Stock draws on diaries, photos and interviews to recreate the evolution of nine of his most famous and influential productions:
Fanshen by David Hare
Epsom Downs by Howard Brenton
Cloud Nine by Caryl Churchill
Rita, Sue and Bob Too by Andrea Dunbar
Serious Money by Caryl Churchill
Our Country’s Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker
The Steward of Christendom by Sebastian Barry
Some Explicit Polaroids by Mark Ravenhill
Macbeth by William Shakespeare
The result is one of the richest, most intimately informative books on the making of theatre.