Loved the show, finished the boxset – now devour the script line by line
Screenplays of hit TV series, films and plays are outselling novels
For decades they were bought only by drama students, who would anxiously pore over well-thumbed copies trying to memorise audition monologues, and by aspiring screenwriters hoping to learn their craft.
Scripts and screenplays did not sell in huge numbers to the public – until now. Readers are increasingly keen to buy the texts of their favourite films and plays, and some cultural blockbusters are leaving bestselling novels in the dust.