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Chamber of Demonstrations: Reconstructing the Jacobean Indoor Playhouse, The

Synopsis
An interactive DVD documenting the research of Martin White, Professor of Theatre at the University of Bristol, into original practices in the Jacobean Indoor Playhouse focusing particularly on the use of candlelight. The user interface allows the stage action to be viewed from different viewpoints with no break in the stage action; there is also supporting documentary material including interviews with prominent academics, demonstrations and analysis of original practices in staging, costume and make-up plus a computer-generated VR model.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound

Credits

Director
Martin White (2)
Producer
Alison Sterling
Cinematographer
Terry Flaxton
Writer
Martin White (2)
Cast
Hattie Morahan 
Jamie Glover 
Michael Brown 
Michael Matus 
Monica Dolan 

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
costume; make-up - for stage, film and television; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); theatre history; lighting - stage; Jacobean stage; performance history

Notes

General
The project was funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, and produced with the support of PARIP, an AHRC-funded project on documenting performance as research.

Online Availability

Online URL
http://www.bristol.ac.uk/drama/jacobean/iportal1.html

Production Company

Name

Ignition Films

Email
info@ignitionfilms.org
Web
http://www.bristol.ac.uk/drama/jacobean/project1.html External site opens in new window
Address
4 Somerset Street
Bristol
BS2 8NB

Sponsor

Name

Arts and Humanities Research Council

Name

University of Bristol

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Ignition Films

Online Retailer

Name

amazon.co.uk

Web
http://www.amazon.co.uk External site opens in new window

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