Clip description Keywords
Actor’s techniques on learning lines
Actor’s techniques on learning lines

Duration: 01:12

A number of actors and actresses discuss the techniques they use for learning their lines.

 
Hamlet's Soliloquy
Hamlet's Soliloquy

Hamlet's soliloquy delivered to camera.

 
Hamlet, 1948
Hamlet, 1948

Duration: 04:02

Laurence Olivier delivers Hamlet's soliloquy in a 1948 version of the play.

 
Hamlet: the importance of the players
Hamlet: the importance of the players

Duration: 03:59

Actor David Tennant and director Gregory Doran discuss Act 2 Scene 2 of Hamlet as he welcomes the Players.

 
How to bring a Shakespearian character to life on stage
How to bring a Shakespearian character to life on stage

Duration: 04:22

Alan Davies talks to contemporary Shakespearian actors to discuss the techniques they employ to bring Shakespeare's characters to life for their audience.

 
Julius Caesar: Act 3 Scene 2
Julius Caesar: Act 3 Scene 2

Duration: 02:53

A performance of Mark Antony's speech from Act 3 Scene 2 of 'Julius Caesar.'

 
Macbeth: Act 2 Scene 3 (pt 1/3)
Macbeth: Act 2 Scene 3 (pt 1/3)

Duration: 00:39

Actor Rhys Ifans discusses a modern production of 'Macbeth', Act 2 Scene 3.

 
Macbeth: Act 3 Scene 4
Macbeth: Act 3 Scene 4

Duration: 04:04

Actor Con O'Neill examines the banquet scene in William Shakespeare's 'Macbeth'.

 
Shakespeare's Globe - an introduction
Shakespeare's Globe - an introduction

Duration: 04:22

Alan Davies introduces the world of Shakespearian theatre and asks why the Globe was so popular in Elizabethan England.

 
Top tips to create a Shakespearean performance
Top tips to create a Shakespearean performance

Duration: 01:52

A number of actors and actresses share their ideas for how to prepare for any Shakespearean production.

 

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