Shakespeare Shorts | Twelfth Night
Television programme for schools featuring television actors not usually associated with Shakespeare in scenes from Twelfth Night. They use contemporary settings, which aim to illustrate the relevance of Shakespeare’s ideas today. Discussion of the motivation of the major character is supported by clips from past television and film productions, and followed by a full performance of the chosen scene. This programme takes 1 scene from Twelfth Night - Act 3, Scene 2. Nigel Planer, who plays Molvolio, examines the character and compares how differently he has been played in previous versions. The scene is set on a 1930s country estate.Tweet
Twelfth Night (1998)
Shakespeare's seasonal comedy about a shipwreck that separates identical twins Sebastian and Viola. Fearing for her safety, Viola disguises herself as her brother.
Shakespeare In Perspective | Twelfth Night, Or What You Will
David Jones offers a personal view of the play Twelfth Night, which he describes as 'full of fun and high spirits but with a bitter-sweet quality both haunting and elusive'.