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How Did Actors Learn Their Lines?

Synopsis
A ten-part podcast series, presented by Jennifer Reid, from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, exploring some of the most frequently asked questions about Shakespeare’s life. If you were an actor in the Kings Men, your rehearsal process would have been very different from today. In this episode guests Professor Stanley Wells, Professor Michael Dobson, Dr Elizabeth Dollimore, Dr Anjna Chouhan and actor Ben Crystal discuss cue scripts, rehearsal time and where acting companies got their costumes and sets.
Series
Let’s Talk Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Recording date
2015
Duration
27 mins

Credits

Contributor
Anjna Chouhan; Ben Crystal; Elizabeth Dollimore; Jennifer Reid; Michael Dobson; Stanley Wells

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
acting; biographies; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Rehearsals; Elizabethan stage

Notes

Notes
https://itunes.apple.com/ai/podcast/shakespeare-birthplace-trust/id1049736462 (accessed 6/2016).
General
The podcasts were posted between 9 November 2015 and 11 January 2016 and are of 20-40 minutes duration.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://www.shakespeare.org.uk/explore-shakespeare/podcast/how-did-actors-learn-their-lines/
Online format
Streamed/Download

Production Company

Name

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Distributor

Name

iTunes

Web
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