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Summary:Concentrating on a scene from Twelfth night, John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and reading of the lines in search of Shakespeare's clues to character, language, and staging. Barton and the actors demonstrate how verse itself is a clue to the meaning.
Contributor:Barton, John 1928
Evans, Nick
Carlaw, John
Snell, Andrew
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616
Bragg, Melvyn 1939
Provider:Royal Shakespeare Company
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Twelfth night
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616
Credits:Cast: Judi Dench, Richard Pasco, Norman Rodway, Michael Williams. Cameramen, Lisle Middleditch, Mike Paterson ; graphic design, Tony Oldfield.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Literature, Print Culture
Performing Arts, Music
Films@UM Browse terms:Theater
Literature, Print Culture
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