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Updates to the benefit of National Theatre Collection.

From 1st August 2022, the HEA's Drama Online access will include the following three programs, all FREE for HEA Members:

  • National Theatre Collection #2

    • 4x Turn of the Century Plays for Contemporary Audiences

    • 3x 20th Century Classics

    • 8x Contemporary Plays

    • 3x Shakespeare and Greek Classics

    • 2x Musical Theatre

  • Shakespeare's Globe on Screen #2 (2016-2018)

    • 9x landmark productions from the theatre’s most recent seasons, including two productions from Emma Rice’s tenure as Artistic Director and the first production from the indoor Jacobean theatre, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. These films showcase the Globe’s two unique playing spaces on Bankside and how different artists respond to them. Each performance transports viewers directly into the standing yard of the world famous Globe or the magical candlelit interior of the captivating new Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

      • A Midsummer Night's Dream

      • Hamlet

      • King Lear

      • Measure for Measure

      • Richard II

      • The Duchess of Malfi

      • The Merchant of Venice

      • The Two Noble Kinsmen

      • Twelfth Night

  • Shakespeare's Heroes and Villains

    • Masterclass: ​ In a compelling film, theatre-practitioner Steven Berkoff brings a host of Shakespeare’s most famous characters vividly to life, ideal for students of Shakespeare and performance.

“A maverick with an awesome stage presence” The Daily Telegraph

  • Content Highlights

    • Shakespeare’s own words explode into the auditorium from one of the UK’s most formidable and maverick talent

    • A unique exploration and analysis of Shakespeare’s most villainous characters: Iago, the Macbeths, Shylock, and Richard III, among others

    • Delves into the psyches of characters who are inherently evil, whose situation leads them to evil deeds, and who are at the mercy of an evil society

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