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28 October 2014

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Writing your 60 Second Shakespeare


Script that Shakespeare!

Before you start shooting or recording your 60 Second Shakespeare, it's vital to have a good idea of what you're going to do.

This section will give you advice, tips, examples and inspiration on how to write and plan your film or audio.

Writing your script

Writing your script

Writing can be tricky, so here's some basic advice on how to get started »



Need some inspiration? Try our Shakespeare photostories »



Take a look at how the professionals do it with script extracts from the BBC's Shakespeare dramas, EastEnders, The Archers, and Doctor Who »

Top Tips

Top tips

Advice from the experts - tips from writers on Doctor Who, EastEnders, The Archers, Dead Ringers and more »

Teacher's Area

Shakespeare's plays, themes and characters

Getting started

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Got everything you need?

Check out our handy guides to make sure, and to find links to essential software.

  • Film essentials
  • Audio essentials
  • Photo slideshows
  • Top Tips

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    Take advice from the experts.

    Read top tips from professional actors, writers and directors, from shows including EastEnders, Doctor Who and Casualty.

  • Writing tips
  • Acting tips
  • Directing tips
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