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Title Playing Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company [videorecording] / Athena ; written and presented by John Barton ; directed by John Carlaw.

Imprint Silver Spring, MD : Acorn Media : Athena, c2009.


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 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    822.33 PLA  v.1    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    822.33 PLA  v.2    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    822.33 PLA  v.3    Available
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    822.33 PLA  v.4    Available
Description 4 videodiscs (456 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally produced by London Weekend Television in 1982.
Bonus features: 20-page viewer's guide includes highlights, questions to consider avenues for further learning, a history of the RSC, and "Vocabulary of verse & stage"; actor biographies and RSC stage credits; exclusive web extras.
Contents disc 1. The two traditions ; Using the verse ; Langauge and character -- disc 2. Exploring a character ; Set speeches and soliloquies -- disc 3. Irony and ambiguity ; Passion and coolness -- disc 4. Rehearsing the text ; Poetry and hidden poetry.
Performer Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Ben Kingsley, David Suchet.
Summary Nine intensive acting workshops conducted by John Barton of the Royal Shakespeare Company demonstrate how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity.
System Details DVD, full screen; Dolby Digital.
Language Optional subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Dramatic production.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Added Author Carlaw, John.
Barton, John, 1928-
Dench, Judi, 1934-
McKellen, Ian.
Stewart, Patrick, 1940-
Kingsley, Ben.
Suchet, David.
Athena Media.
Acorn Media (Firm)
Royal Shakespeare Company.
London Weekend Television (Firm.
ISBN 9781598282214
Standard No. 054961822195
Music No. AMP-8221 Athena

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