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Shakespeare Half Hours

Synopsis
Follows four schools as they take part in the Shakespeare Schools Drama Festival, filming them as they cast and rehearse their plays, preparing for a final performance in Greenwich Theatre, London. The film includes a workshop with Dramarama, a company of professional actors who take students through exercises that help them to understand Shakespeare’s stories and speak his language.
Series
4learning
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
10 Jun 2003 at 16:50 (Channel: Channel Four)
Duration
50 mins
Availability
Out of distribution

Additional Details

Theatre
Greenwich Theatre, London
Theatre company
Dramarama
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rehearsals; Workshops; Shakespeare Schools Drama Festival; School productions

Notes

Notes
Programme notes about the unit and to support its use are available at www.channelfour4.com/programmenotes.

The programme may be downloaded from Education Media Online (EMOL) with full cast and shotlist.

Online Availability

Online URL
http://jiscmediahub.ac.uk/
Online price
academic subscription
Online format
Download

Distributor

Name

4 Learning

Notes
Channel 4 Learning has now closed. This used to be the educational broadcasting arm of Channel 4. The online shop sold educational DVDs and CD-ROMs for use in primary and secondary schools.
Name

JISC MediaHub

Notes
NB. As of 1 September 2016, the Jisc MediaHub subscription service is no longer available. However, all the multimedia content that Jisc has licensed for use by higher and further education institutions, which is currently accessed via the MediaHub subscription, is available through a new service, MediaPlus, at http://mediaplus.alexanderstreet.com.

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