The Resource Playing Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company, Athena ; written and presented by John Barton ; [directed by John Carlaw], (videorecording)

Playing Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company, Athena ; written and presented by John Barton ; [directed by John Carlaw], (videorecording)

Label
Playing Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company
Title
Playing Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company
Statement of responsibility
Athena ; written and presented by John Barton ; [directed by John Carlaw]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nine intensive acting workshops conducted by John Barton of the Royal Shakespeare Company demonstrate how the Company makes Shakespeare's classic plays accessible to modern audiences without compromising the text's integrity
Member of
Cataloging source
UUM
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
822.3/3
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Ben Kingsley, David Suchet
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1928-
  • 1934-
  • 1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carlaw, John
  • Barton, John
  • Dench, Judi
  • McKellen, Ian
  • Stewart, Patrick
  • Kingsley, Ben
  • Suchet, David
  • Athena Media
  • Acorn Media (Firm)
  • Royal Shakespeare Company
  • London Weekend Television (Firm)
Runtime
456
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Shakespeare, William
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Playing Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company, Athena ; written and presented by John Barton ; [directed by John Carlaw], (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title on container: Playing Shakespeare
  • Originally produced by London Weekend Television in 1982
  • Bonus features: 20-page viewer's guide includes highlights, questions to consider avenues for further learning, a history of the RSC, and "Vocabulary of verse & stage"; actor biographies and RSC stage credits; exclusive web extras
Accompanying material
1 guide (16 p. : col. ill. ; 15 cm.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. The two traditions ; Using the verse ; Language and character -- disc 2. Exploring a character ; Set speeches and soliloquies -- disc 3. Irony and ambiguity ; Passion and coolness -- disc 4. Rehearsing the text ; Poetry and hidden poetry
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (456 min.)
Isbn
9781598282214
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961822195
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
AMP-8221
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn369276043
  • (OCoLC)369276043
System details
DVD, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Playing Shakespeare with the Royal Shakespeare Company, Athena ; written and presented by John Barton ; [directed by John Carlaw], (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title on container: Playing Shakespeare
  • Originally produced by London Weekend Television in 1982
  • Bonus features: 20-page viewer's guide includes highlights, questions to consider avenues for further learning, a history of the RSC, and "Vocabulary of verse & stage"; actor biographies and RSC stage credits; exclusive web extras
Accompanying material
1 guide (16 p. : col. ill. ; 15 cm.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. The two traditions ; Using the verse ; Language and character -- disc 2. Exploring a character ; Set speeches and soliloquies -- disc 3. Irony and ambiguity ; Passion and coolness -- disc 4. Rehearsing the text ; Poetry and hidden poetry
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (456 min.)
Isbn
9781598282214
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961822195
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
AMP-8221
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn369276043
  • (OCoLC)369276043
System details
DVD, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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