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Playing Shakespeare. Using the verse

Author: John BartonJohn CarlawAndrew SnellSinéad CusackSheila HancockAll authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, ©1982.
Series: Playing Shakespeare.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material   Book : English : Standard formatView all editions and formats
Summary:
John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of blank verse. The actors discover how Shakespeare uses antithesis, short lines, end-stopped lines and pauses in the middle of a line, and why Shakespeare's lines sometimes mis-scan.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Instructional television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Barton; John Carlaw; Andrew Snell; Sinéad Cusack; Sheila Hancock; Lisa Harrow; Alan Howard; Jane Lapotaire; Ian McKellen; Patrick Stewart; David Suchet; Michael Williams; Guy Woolfenden; London Weekend Television (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm); Royal Shakespeare Company.
OCLC Number: 11871610
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Episode title from container.
Originally produced as an episode of the television program Playing Shakespeare in 1982.
Credits: Cameramen, Lisle Middleditch, Mike Paterson ; videotape editor, Graham Roberts ; music, Guy Woolfenden.
Performer(s): Presented by John Barton ; actors: Sinead Cusack, Sheila Hancock, Lisa Harrow, Alan Howard, Jane Lapotaire, Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, David Suchet, Michael Williams.
Description: 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 script.
Details: VHS, NTSC.
Series Title: Playing Shakespeare.
Other Titles: Playing Shakespeare (Television program).
Using the verse
Responsibility: written by John Barton ; director, John Carlaw ; producer, Andrew Snell ; LWT.

Abstract:

John Barton guides members of the Royal Shakespeare Company in a discussion and dramatization of Shakespeare's use of blank verse. The actors discover how Shakespeare uses antithesis, short lines, end-stopped lines and pauses in the middle of a line, and why Shakespeare's lines sometimes mis-scan.

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