Features of the publication * Extracts from Trevor Nunn's 1996 feature film starring Helena Bonham Carter, Imogen Stubbs, Mel Smith, Nigel Hawthorne, Richard E. Grant and Ben Kingsley. * Extracts from the 1988 Renaissance Theatre Company's production directed by Kenneth Branagh and starring Richard Briers, Frances Barber and Anton Lesser. * Interviews about the feature film and the play with Trevor Nunn, Imogen Stubbs and Ben Kingsley. * Manageable routes through the play. * Opportunities to compare key scenes from a staged production and a feature film adaptation. * Opportunities for engaged student work at a variety of different levels from Year 9 upwards. * An emphasis on staging, interpretation and language. * A balance of reading, drama, viewing and writing activities.
Publisher: English & Media Centre