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Acting Edition


The iconic Samuel French Acting Edition, redesigned and ready for you

We asked you how you actually use our scripts, then we went back to the drawing board and totally rethought our Acting Editions, from the ground up. You can recognise our new Acting Editions by their distinctive white and red covers. Here are some of the most exciting new features...
 


 
AVAILABLE IN YOUR CHOICE OF SIZE AND BINDING

Because we know every theatre maker and reader is different, we now offer a choice of formats to suit the way you work. Handily though, whichever format you choose, page numbers are the same across all editions, so there'll be no confusion in the rehearsal room (well, no confusion caused by page numbers, anyway). 


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STANDARD EDITION
Our regular paperback book at our regular size, perfect if you like to keep things classic



SPIRAL-BOUND EDITION
The same size as the Standard Edition, but with a sturdy, easy-to-fold, easy-to-hold, spiral-bound spine. Ideal for use in rehearsal

LARGE EDITION
A4 size and spiral-bound, with larger text and a blank page for notes opposite every page. Perfect for technical and directing use

 
PLUS  We've also made hundreds of our existing books available in these formats (though without all the other features of the super-duper new Acting Edition). Look out for format choices on the book's product page on our site
 

 

EASIER TO READ, EASIER TO USE

 
Larger font     A larger, clearer font so it's easier to read in rehearsalLarger margins     Bigger margins for all your notes and moments of inspiration
 

 

EXTRA FEATURES TO HELP YOU BRING THE PLAY TO LIFE

The Acting Edition is designed with theatre makers in mind, so many of our books include handy production features. These vary from script to script, but can include...

            
   Character lists & descriptions
 
   Set diagrams
 

 
   Sound and lighting cue lists
 
   Author notes
 

 
   Property lists
 
   Production notes
 

 
   Author biography
 
   Original production details
 

 


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BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE
Many of our existing titles are also now available in the new choice of formats. They don't have all the features of the new Acting Edition, but you can still get them in the new spiral-bound and larger formats.  
 
 

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