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Four of Shakespeare's protagonists are put under investigation in In Defence of Character. Director Miranda Cromwell leads a group of actors to analyse, interpret and perform the text to develop an understanding of their characters.
After exploring context and analysis and interrogating the character, Patsy Ferran takes to the stage as she performs Portia’s soliloquy from Act 4, Scene 1 of The Merchant of Venice.
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