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A Midsummer Night's Dream: Helena and Hermia
The plot of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' is outlined by actor Anna Friel through the use of clips from various productions and character diagrams. The changing relationship between Helena and Hermia is discussed and comments on how this relationship should be portrayed in Act 3 Scene 2 are offered. Music and clips from productions are played sporadically throughout.
The synopsis of the play and character diagrams could be used as an introduction to 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. Useful for any question/task that focuses on the relationship between Helena and Hermia and how act 3 scene 2 is a turning point.
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