Edexcel Unit 3 assignment brief
Edexcel have just announced their Unit 3 assignment brief: PERFORMANCES MUST MAKE THE AUDIENCE WATCH AND THINK. Many of Mark's plays do this but it would be great to see some different plays out there on the exam circuit.
So with that in mind, take a look at Driven To Distraction, a play by Danny Sturrock and Mark Wheeller. In this play the central character previously involved in a major pop act suffers as a result of news breaking regarding a scandal surrounding the lead singer's behaviour back in the day.
In the light of recent revelations this has suddenly become highly topical... and as Edexcel say... makes you think....
Search for a JUDY!
Oasis Youth Theatre are holding video'd auditions for the 25th Anniversary Production of Too Much Punch For Judy which will appear as a bonus on the dvd. Auditions on 11th September 2012 at the Oasis Theatre in Southampton 6.30-9.30 recalls on the following Sunday 6-9.
Sequinned Suits and Platform Boots released for the UK market
Celebrating 40 years since I saw Ziggy performing Starman on Top of the Pops Resources 4 Drama are releasing Mark Wheeller's glam rock play (that wants to be a musical) Sequinned Suits and Platform Boots for the UK market.
For more details and the shorted (We Were) Ziggy's Band play suitable for GCSE click here.
Mark and Charlie Wheeller Workshops
Between October and December 2011 Mark and Charlie Wheeller are presenting workshops in schools. Click here for more information.
Charlie Wheeller - So You Think You Can Dance!
Good luck to my talented son Charlie Wheeller as he embarks on his SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE (BBC 1) journey. Good luck Charlie with much love Dad!!!
Follow it on: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00tqp9y
NEW! - Drama Schemes Book
Mark’s is delighted to announce the publication of his new book 'Drama Schemes'. This is his first book on Drama teaching and has in its first week of publication become the number 1 selling secondary teachers resource book on the Amazon Web site.
New Script Releases
Dbda are releasing two new scripts by Mark Wheeller - One Million to STOP THE TRAFFIK & Wheellerplays – The Author’s Definitive Collection. One Million to STOP THE TRAFFIK is Mark’s latest play, which represented England at the 2010 One Act Play British Final. Wheellerplays – The Author’s Definitive Collection is a collection of extracts selected by Mark from his plays. Both have professionally filmed companion DVD’s showing the work in performance.
Mark has written the lyrics to Johnny Carrington’s play Mitchell’s Wings. Charting the success of RJ Mitchell and his genius invention of the Spitfire. Written to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the test flight in Southampton. Music by Paul Ibbott. Due to be performed in March by Maskers Theatre Company & Oasis Youth Theatre.
NEW! - Wheeller Plays Image Store
Now you can browse & purchase a selection of images to use in your productions of Wheeller Plays from the brand new Wheeller Plays Image Store.
One Million to - STOP THE TRAFFIK wins!
One Million to STOP THE TRAFFIK won the All England Theatre Festival. It now represents England in the British Final in Scotland on the 24th June.
One Million to - STOP THE TRAFFIK through to competition final
Mark's latest play: One Million to - STOP THE TRAFFIK, has won a place in the Final of the All England Theatre Festival and will be performed as the final play in the evening session. The performance will be at 7pm on Saturday the 5th June at the Brewhouse Arts Centre, Union Street, Burton Upon Trent, DE141EB. Advance tickets £8 available from Sue Fortune Tel: 01827 69082. For more information visit: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mantle-of-the-expert/115696471778225#
One Million to - STOP THE TRAFFIK tickets go on sale
Tickets are now on sale for Mark's latest production One Million to - STOP THE TRAFFIK. Tickets are available from 02380 739797 and on weekdays and evenings can be bought by credit card over the phone. The play runs from 6th & 8-10th March at 7.45pm
Wheeller Plays - on Facebook
Wheeller Plays now has a Facebook presence to keep you all up to date with the very latest news. If you're on Facebook join us at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Wheellerplays-The-plays-of-Mark-Wheeller/192465651369
Wheeller Plays - The Definitive Author's Collection DVD
This exciting new DVD contains performance samples from some of Mark's most successful & popular plays, including 'Too Much Punch for Judy', 'Sweet FA', 'Driven to Distraction' & his latest production - 'Stop the TRAFFIK'.
The DVD will go on sale in the Autumn of 2010