Open University | Antony and Cleopatra – Workshop

Antony and Cleopatra

The workshop examines one of the many short, crowded scenes of the play, in which Antony takes his leave of Cleopatra before going into battle with Caesar. Director John Russell-Brown works with James Laurenson (Antony) and Gillian Barge (Cleopatra) to show how the business of the donning of a suit of armour can be used to enhance rather than distract from the poetry of the play.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual, Plays
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 23'43''
  • Broadcast date: 1994

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

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