BOXED SET: 9 episodes on 4 DVDs


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Written and presented by John Barton. These legendary 1984 workshops of the Royal Shakespeare Company feature such renowned actors as Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Peggy Ashcroft, Patrick Stewart, Ben Kingsley, and David Suchet discussing and interacting with Shakespeare’s text as they work out issues involved in making the Bard accessible to modern audiences. How do actors search Shakespeare’s verse for hidden clues to their characters’ motivations? How do actors balance passion and intellect? Together the 21 actors work with Barton, revealing the richness of Shakespeare to actors and audiences alike. Total time: 456 minutes. Color. Athena.

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