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Shakespeare for Beginners

Synopsis
Television series on Scottish art. Focuses on TAG (Theatre in Glasgow) originally set up as the educational arm of the the Citizens’ Theatre. Follows a touring production of King Lear for schools as they visit a primary school in New Elgin. Performance workshops with the children are shown, followed by four actors performing the play in promenade style.
Series
Artworks Scotland
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
21 Nov 2004 at 22:01 (Channel: BBC2)
Duration
28 mins

Credits

Producer
Nicola White
Contributor
Alan Cumming; Alex Norton; Bill Paterson; Blythe Duff; Kevin McKidd; Robert Carlyle

Additional Details

Theatre company
TAG (Theatre in Glasgow)
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
King Lear
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
schoolchildren; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Workshops; Promenade performances; Touring productions

Production Company

Name

BBC Scotland

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
http://www.bfi.org.uk/archive-collections/searching-access-collections/research-viewing-services External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
Name

Learning on Screen Off-Air Recording Back-up Service

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
http://bufvc.ac.uk/tvandradio/offair External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7393 1514
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
For Learning on Screen Members only
77 Wells Street
London
W1T 3QJ

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