British Universities Film & Video Council

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How Shakespeare’s Words Lend Themselves to Movement

Synopsis
Short video series in which Shakespeare academics and students talk to camera about an aspect of Shakespeare’s work. The aim is to persuade foreign students to study Shakespeare in Britain. Laura Hopwood studied at Drama Centre London, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London. Laura believes that Shakespeare’s text, being rhythmical and poetic, lends itself well to physicality and movement.
Series
Shakespeare Lives in Education
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2016
Notes
Accessed 2/2016. The words spoken appear on the screen.
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Credits

Contributor
Laura Hopwood

Production Company

Name

British Council

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