A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare

Shakespeare's romantic comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream is animated in 8 episodes for KS2 and KS3 pupils.

Puck is our storyteller in this new adaptation by Julia Cranney, which is faithful to the characters and plot of Shakespeare's original and also references Shakespeare's original language throughout. The videos are accompanied by Teacher Notes, transcripts and print-outs supporting follow-up activities.

1: Welcome to Athens
video
2: The Rehearsal
video
3: Into the Woods
video
4: The Wrong Athenian
video
5: Oberon's Revenge
video
6: The Lovers' Quarrel
video
7: Lifting the Fog
video
8: A Wedding Play
video

 

Resources

Teacher Notes and transcripts appear on each of the episode pages.

Name the characters
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Sequencing activity
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Describe the mechanicals
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Meet the main characters

A Midsummer Night's Dream - Puck

Puck

Called 'Hobgoblin' by some...a merry wanderer of the night and our storyteller.

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