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Picture taken of the outside of Shakespeare's Globe on a busy evening

Shakespeare's Globe

Illuminations
Documentary

Shakespeare's Globe

Illuminations
Documentary
A tribute to the realisation of Sam Wanamaker’s vision when Shakespeare’s Globe was rebuilt in 1997, this film offers a glimpse at the inner workings of a unique performing arts venue.
Harold Pinter sat looking right of camera dressed in suit with blanket over his legs. Image projected of younger version of him on back wall.

Harold Pinter: Art, Truth, & Politics

Illuminations
Lecture

Harold Pinter: Art, Truth, & Politics

Illuminations
Lecture
Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2005, Harold Pinter was recorded presenting his impassioned, honest acceptance speech for an invited audience in Stockholm.

Muse of Fire

Illuminations
Documentary

Muse of Fire

Illuminations
Documentary
This unique feature-length documentary follows actors Giles Terera and Dan Poole as they travel the world to discover why people are afraid to tackle Shakespeare. Speaking to a whole host of luminaries including Sir Ian McKellen, Dame Judi Dench, and James Earl Jones, Terera and Poole reveal the best ways of approaching the Bard’s work as a performer, theatre-goer, director and student.
Harold Pinter and another man sat around a small round table, the one facing the camera points to the right. They are surrounded by five other people looking toward the right too

Working with Pinter

Illuminations
Documentary

Working with Pinter

Illuminations
Documentary
Charting the life and times of commended playwright, Harold Pinter, Harry Burton‘s 2007 documentary offers a rare insight into his creative process.

CPD Resource: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Digital Theatre
Workshop

CPD Resource: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Digital Theatre
Workshop
This interactive workshop, created in association with the Lyric theatre, explores ways to access and engage with Shakespeare in the classroom using a series of practical-based exercises that focus on overcoming the linguistic and thematic challenges presented in A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
9 men and women starring in Shakespeare's Sonnets including Patrick Stewart and David Tennant

Shakespeare's Sonnets

Illuminations
Documentary

Shakespeare's Sonnets

Illuminations
Documentary
An illustrious cast including Patrick Stewart, David Tennant and Stephen Fry bring to life all 154 of William Shakespeare’s Sonnets.
My West End: An Insight Into Working in Stage Management

My West End: An Insight Into Working in Stage Management

Digital Theatre
Documentary

My West End: An Insight Into Working in Stage Management

Digital Theatre
Documentary
Deputy Stage Manager Vicky Eames and Assistant Stage Manager Joanne Dunne provide invaluable insight into their roles behind the scenes of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre. Eames and Dunne examine the functions of the prompt box and demonstrate how organisation and creativity are essential for working in stage management.
Antony Sher with bloodied face and part-open shirt staring right of camera against bare wall

Antony Sher on Macbeth

Illuminations
Interview

Antony Sher on Macbeth

Illuminations
Interview
Antony Sher reflects on playing the Scottish king in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2001 production of Macbeth.
4 people including Gregory Doran sitting behind a laid table perusing a script.

Gregory Doran on Macbeth

Illuminations
Interview

Gregory Doran on Macbeth

Illuminations
Interview
The Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Gregory Doran, discusses his experience of working on Macbeth for both stage and screen.
Deborah Warner looks to the right of the camera with bookshelf and curtains behind her

Making Richard II with Deborah Warner

Illuminations
Interview

Making Richard II with Deborah Warner

Illuminations
Interview
Deborah Warner discusses her controversial 1995 staging of Richard II at the National Theatre and the subsequent film adaptation starring Fiona Shaw in the title role.
Fiona Shaw sitting on a black and white chair with a bookshelf behind her

Making Richard II with Fiona Shaw

Illuminations
Interview

Making Richard II with Fiona Shaw

Illuminations
Interview
Fiona Shaw reflects on playing the titular role in Richard II for both the stage production at the National Theatre and the BBC film adaptation directed by Deborah Warner.
Face to Face: Arthur Miller - BBC (1995)

Face to Face: Arthur Miller

BBC Studios
Interview

Face to Face: Arthur Miller

BBC Studios
Interview
Sir Jeremy Isaacs talks to Arthur Miller about his life and career in this 1995 BBC interview. Miller discusses his relationship with Marilyn Monroe, the development of British and American theatre, and writing as a tool to express repressed emotions, explore political issues and influence change.