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Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night is called a comedy, while Macbeth is a tragedy - so how do actors try to get laughs or make the plays work their magic? RSC Associate Artists Estelle Kohler and Emrys James play Olivia and Malvolio and then the Macbeths in two famous scenes from Shakespeare.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual, Plays
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 30'05''
  • Broadcast date: 1987

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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