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British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Laura Carmichael

Synopsis
Leading actors perform some of Shakespeare’s greatest speeches in a video series to mark the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death. Laura Carmichael speaks Portia’s lines from The Merchant of Venice, Act IV, scene i. "The quality of mercy is not strain’d".
Series
Shakespeare Solos
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2016
Duration
3 mins

Credits

Director
Dan Susman
Cast
Laura CarmichaelPortia

Additional Details

Production type
Other
Plays
Merchant of Venice, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
Accessed 3/2016.

Online Availability

Online price
free
Online format
Streamed

Production Company

Name

Guardian, The

Email
film@theguardian.com
Web
https://www.theguardian.com/uk External site opens in new window
Phone
020 3353 2000
Address
Kings Place, 90 York Way
London
N1 9GU
United Kingdom

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