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GCSE and A-Level Studies

A curated collection of videos for GCSE and A-level students, to support Classics, English Literature and Theatre Studies.

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King Lear: The first scene

This collection of films offers performance extracts from the National Theatre’s production of King Lear, alongside interviews with the cast and director about elements of the play. For more on this collection, head to the National Theatre Discover channel on YouTube.

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GCSE Drama: Using Multimedia

Company Three explore the use of multimedia in their production Brainstorm. Find out more about mobile technology in performance.

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Othello: Iago and Othello

Adrian Lester and Rory Kinnear talk about their characters, the relationship between them, and the social and military hierarchy of the play. For more Othello content head to our YouTube channel.

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Women in Greek Theatre

This film explores the role of women in Ancient Greek society and the representation of female identity in Antigone, Women of Troy and Medea. Find out more about Greek Theatre on our National Theatre Discover YouTube channel.

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The Work Of Sarah Kane: Part One

In part one of our Sarah Kane series, we explore Blasted, Phaedra's Love & Cleansed.

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Antigone: Family versus State

This film looks at a central conflict within the play; Creon's belief in State weighed against the actions of his family. For more on Antigone, visit our National Theatre Discover channel on YouTube.

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