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Angels & Pagans

The British Academy of Stage & Screen Combat

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Professional Training in Stage Combat is a necessity in today’s film and theatre industry. The public want to see exciting action sequences, while performers need to be safe, skilled and confident. The BASSC is dedicated to providing the very best quality training, whatever your level of experience.

CLICK HERE to watch a video of BASSC members in action!

If you're keen to take your first steps into Stage Combat training, we have a number of introductory classes and workshops running throughout the year just for you!

Our 2014 workshops cover Glasgow, London, Manchester, Stratford-upon-Avon and Edinburgh. For details, see our Courses and Workshops.

Saturday 12th - Sunday 13th April 2014

The Co-Operative Academy of Manchester, Plant Hill Road, Manchester, M9 0WQ

 You asked , we delivered! The BASSC's first ever workshop in the North-West!!

When attending Surviving Actors Manchester 2013, we were asked to provide stage combat training in this area of the country and so we have.  Here it is.  Your chance to come and study with the UK's leading provider of stage combat training.

This workshop is ope to anyone at all - whether you have some experience or you are a complete beginner!

Full details will be available shortly on our Classes and Workshops page - so keep checking and book your place today!!

The UK's Leading Intensive Stage Combat Workshop - Booking Now!!

Monday 4th - Saturday 18th August 2014

IAMS (Islington Arts & Media School, Turle Road, London N4 3LS

Our annual flagship event, the BNSCW, now in its 22nd year, is open for booking. The workshop includes a Basic course, for those with little or no previous stage combat experience, and an Intermediate / Advanced course for anyone who already holds a Basic certificate and wants to continue their training with two more weapons.



The Basic course covers our standard basic weapon systems of Rapier & Dagger and Unarmed Combat, whilst this year's Intermediate/Advanced weapons are Sword & Shield and Knife!


For full details and to book your place on this fantastic workshop, head to the BNSCW page in our Courses and Workshops