British Universities Film & Video Council

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Signing Shakespeare

Synopsis
Recording of a discussion on the ‘Signing Shakespeare’ project, a collaboration between the University of Birmingham and the Royal Shakespeare Company to improve access to Shakespeare for young D/deaf students. The participants are Abigail Rokison-Woodall (project lead), Tracy Irish (RSC), Angie Wootten (UoB) and Charlotte Arrowsmith (actor). The project has undertaken a pilot study on Macbeth and made films of key scenes in British Sign Language.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Recording date
31 May 2021
Transmission details
23 Jun 2021
Duration
56 mins

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
BSL; sign languages
Related items
Macbeth in Bsl: Shakespeare Synopsis Project

Notes

Notes
The panel discussion was originally held on 31 May 2021 as part of the Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts, which took place online from 27 May to 6 June 2021.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/SjTFVyFNbnc
Online format
Streamed

Sponsor

Name

Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts

Name

University of Birmingham

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
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