Shakespeare in Performance

There are some excellent lectures available on youtube by some of the best contemporary practitioners. Here’s some of the most useful for Drama students who want to tackle “the bard”…

And let’s finish with some classic 1970s. Macbeth’s “Tomorrow” soliloquy is a rather cool soliloquy to quote and here is a young Ian McKellen sharing a detailed actor’s analysis…

One of my favourite documentaries on Shakespeare in performance is 1984’s Playing Shakespeare with John Barton as host and director; it might be a tad old-fashioned but it’s a masterclass.

Perhaps, though, let’s close with Patrick Stewart.