Our Schools' Broadcast Live Lesson on Much Ado About Nothing is now available to watch on demand.

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Watch this lesson on demand. Available until 30 June.

Running time is approximately 60 minutes.

Filmed from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre stage on the set of Much Ado about Nothing, actors and directors from the production work with an RSC practitioner exploring key scenes, character relationships and themes in the play. This session gives your students insights into how actors unlock meaning in a play, explores Shakespeare's language and demonstrates some of the tools we use in rehearsals that can support your students critical reading of a Shakespeare play. 

To watch, just register at the link below and give us a few details about your school and your students.

Monday 7 March 2022
Live Lesson: Much Ado About Nothing




Our research tells us that preparing young people to watch a production greatly increases their engagement and enjoyment. We believe that using rehearsal room approaches to Shakespeare in the classroom can help students of all ages and abilities gain a meaningful connection with his work. All schools registered for the broadcasts will have access to a range of supporting materials.

If you have any queries please contact schoolsbroadcast@rsc.org.uk

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The work of the RSC Learning and National Partnerships department is generously supported by Paul Hamlyn Foundation, The Clore Duffield Foundation, The 29th May 1961 Charitable Trust, GRoW @ Annenberg, The Polonsky Foundation, Stratford Town Trust, The Goldsmiths’ Company Charity, Teale Charitable Trust, The Grimmitt Trust and Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.


The RSC Acting Companies are generously supported by The Gatsby Charitable Foundation and The Kovner Foundation

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