Educational drama is being transformed by the technology of the screen-mediated world. The everyday use of computers, mobile phones, videogames and television is changing our perceptions of what drama is and how it works. Real Players? brings together educational drama, youth theatre and the world of digital media today. It illustrates the dramatic conventions of process drama that teachers can bring to creating mediated performance in their classrooms. Examples of practice show how situated role, liveness and simulations create mediated learning communities in drama and applied theatre.