Oh What a Lovely War

Plays Through Practice guides look at interpretative choices and include exercises for developing directing, design and acting skills, as well as full and clear background information. They also suggest, where necessary, preliminary practical work that can be undertaken before beginning work on the text.
DramaWorks
(2016)
Practical Guide

On Much Ado About Nothing: Carol Chillington Rutter

Shakespeare expert Professor Carol Chillington Rutter deconstructs the layers of plot and meaning in Much Ado About Nothing.

From the influence of Shakespeare's grammar school education to broader themes such as masculinity, Carol sheds light on a play complex with subplots, deception, and misunderstandings.

Professor Carol Chillington Rutter
Interview
(2014)

On Shakespeare: Carol Chillington Rutter

Professor of English and Performance Studies at the University of Warwick, Carol sheds light on England's most renowned playwright.

With so little physical evidence to unravel Shakespeare's life, Carol argues that his Latin grammar school education lies at the heart of his work.

Professor Carol Chillington Rutter
Interview
(2014)

On Themes in Romeo and Juliet: Carol Chillington Rutter

Professor Carol Chillington Rutter interrogates Shakespeare's renowned tragedy, focusing on the themes of the play. Sex, language, time and humour are all explored in this in-depth interview that identifies key access points to this classic text.
Professor Carol Chillington Rutter
Interview
(2014)

Our Country's Good

Plays Through Practice guides look at interpretative choices and include exercises for developing directing, design and acting skills, as well as full and clear background information. They also suggest, where necessary, preliminary practical work that can be undertaken before beginning work on the text.
DramaWorks
(2016)
Practical Guide