Understanding Shakespeare: his stagecraft

United Kingdom, 1971

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Designed to show that the physical properties of the Elizabethan theatre materially affected the work of Elizabethan dramatists. Illustrates the features of the 16th century theatres. Extracts from Shakespeare’s plays are performed on a reconstruction of the stage of the Glove Theatre, showing the use of dramatic techniques.

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Gateway Educational Films

Murtin Productions


W. Hugh Baddeley



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