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Producer Seb Grant and other members of the production crew talk about their choice of St Joseph's College as the location for the televised version of the 2008 RSC production of 'Hamlet'. They discuss a 'real geography' not found in a studio. They explain how the set was decorated using gloss black paint to create an atmosphere which brought 'infinity to the space'.
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First broadcast:
22 December 2009

Classroom Ideas

The clip offers an opportunity to consider and discuss how locations for television productions can be chosen, and how they can be adapted to create atmospheric effects appropriate to the programme. Students might chose and photograph possible locations for a play or novel they are studying.