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Art of Persuasion - A Different Approach to English Literature

Synopsis
Educational film. A team of four actors/teachers run one-day courses at the Inner London Education Authority (ILEA) custom-built theatre, the Cockpit, for children studying O level English literature. The film shows one such course on Macbeth inter-cutting scenes of the play, enacted by teachers, with improvisation exercises designed to illuminate themes in the play such as loyalty, hesitation and persuasion.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of release
1973
Duration
37 mins

Credits

Director
Peter Cantor
Writer
Christopher Griffin-Beale

Additional Details

Theatre
Cockpit, London
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama; Education
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Improvisation; Inner London Education Authority (ILEA)

Production Company

Name

National Council for Educational Technology

Notes
Use: British Educational Communications and Technology Agency (3/98)

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

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