'Romeo and Juliet' - Act 2 Scene 6 - rehearsals

Actors are taken to Coventry Cathedral to rehearse Act 2 Scene 6 from 'Romeo and Juliet'

'Romeo and Juliet' - Act 5 Scene 3 - finding inspiration for the final scene

Actor Adrian Lester visits a crypt with students who are playing Romeo and Juliet.

'Romeo and Juliet' - the first meeting

Extracts from William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' - Act 1 Scene 5 and Act 2 Scene 2.

Diction and pronunciation in drama

Actor Adrian Lester demonstrates diction and pronunciation to a group of students.

Stage fighting - an introduction

A fight director discusses and demonstrates how to fight safely and effectively.

Stage fighting - combining moves

Adrian Lester watches students practising fight techniques for drama.

Stage fighting - how to punch and slap

Actor Adrian Lester explains how to throw a realistic, but safe punch in drama.

Stage fighting - how to take a stand

Fight techniques are explored as actor Adrian Lester works with a group of students.

Stage fighting - pulling hair and ears

Adrian Lester demonstrating how actors grab each other by the hair and ear.