Clip description Keywords
 The Merchant of Venice: the character of Portia
The Merchant of Venice: the character of Portia

Duration: 03:25

Actress Lenora Crichlow playing Portia from 'The Merchant of Venice' discusses her ideas for the role, focusing on her speech from Act 4 Scene 1.

 
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act 3 Scene 1 - Titiana's speech
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act 3 Scene 1 - Titiana's speech

Duration: 01:35

Katy Brand recites Titania's speech from Act 3 Scene 1 of Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.

 
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act 3 Scene 2 (pt 1/2)
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act 3 Scene 2 (pt 1/2)

Duration: 03:48

An adaptation of Act 3 Scene 2 of William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.

 
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act 3 Scene 2 (pt 2/2)
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act 3 Scene 2 (pt 2/2)

Duration: 04:35

An adaptation of Act 3 Scene 2 of William Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.

 
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act 3 Scene 2 - Helena's speech
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Act 3 Scene 2 - Helena's speech

Duration: 01:40

Actress Michelle Ryan performs Helena's speech from Act 3 Scene 2 of Shakespeare’s 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.

 
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Helena and Hermia
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Helena and Hermia

Duration: 02:08

The relationship between Helena and Hermia in the second part of Act 3 Scene 2 is discussed and illustrated with various clips from previous adaptations.

 
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Helena and Hermia
A Midsummer Night's Dream: Helena and Hermia

Duration: 03:34

Actor Anna Friel gives a brief synopsis of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream', focusing on the relationship between Helena and Hermia as illustrated in Act 3 Scene 2.

 
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Helena
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Helena

Duration: 02:40

Michelle Ryan discusses her personal interpretation of the role of Helena from Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'. She uses extracts from Helena's speech from Act 3 Scene 2 to illustrate her points.

 
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: the character of Titania
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: the character of Titania

Duration: 02:49

Katy Brand discusses her ideas for the role of Titania in a contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare's, 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.

 
As You Like It: 'All the world's a stage'
As You Like It: 'All the world's a stage'

Duration: 02:12

Larry Lamb reads the 'All the world's a stage' speech from Shakespeare’s 'As You Like It.'

 
As You Like It: discussion about 'All the world's a stage...' speech
As You Like It: discussion about 'All the world's a stage...' speech

Duration: 03:09

Larry Lamb offers his personal interpretation of "All the world's a stage..." speech from Act 2, Scene 7 from Shakespeare's 'As You Like it'.

 
The Merchant of Venice: Act 3 Scene 1 - Shylock's speech
The Merchant of Venice: Act 3 Scene 1 - Shylock's speech

Duration: 02:05

Actor Ashley Thomas recites Shylock's speech "if you prick us do we not bleed..." from 'The Merchant of Venice'.

 
The Merchant of Venice: Act 4 Scene 1 - Portia's speech
The Merchant of Venice: Act 4 Scene 1 - Portia's speech

Duration: 01:40

Actress Lenora Crichlow performs Portia's speech from Act 4 Scene 1 of Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice'.

 
The Merchant of Venice: the character of Shylock
The Merchant of Venice: the character of Shylock

Duration: 02:56

Actor Ashley Thomas discusses his characterisation of the role of Shylock from Shakespeare's, 'The Merchant of Venice'. Including examples from speeches from the play.

 
The Taming of the Shrew: Act 4
The Taming of the Shrew: Act 4

Duration: 05:43

'The Taming of the Shrew', Act 4. Extracts from Shakespeare's Animated Tales.

 
Twelfth Night: Act 2 Scene 5
Twelfth Night: Act 2 Scene 5

Duration: 04:12

An adaptation of Act 2 Scene 5 of 'Twelfth Night'.

 
Twelfth Night: Act 2 Scene 5
Twelfth Night: Act 2 Scene 5

Duration: 02:19

Actor Nigel Planer discusses the motivations behind the character of Malvolio in William Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night' Act 2 Scene 5 - the letter scene.

 
Twelfth Night: Orsino's speech ''if music be the food of love''
Twelfth Night: Orsino's speech ''if music be the food of love''

Duration: 02:07

James Sutton performs Orsino's speech, 'if music be the food of love', from Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.

 
Twelfth Night: the character of Orsino
Twelfth Night: the character of Orsino

Duration: 02:51

Actor James Sutton discusses his portrayal of Orsino from Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night'. James focuses on Orsino's speech "if music be the food of love" and explores what the character's use of language reveals about him.

 
Twelth Night: Act 2
Twelth Night: Act 2

Duration: 05:35

'Twelth Night' Act 2. Extracts from Shakespeare's Animated Tales.

 

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