To help you explore other important scenes from the play, watch the videos below to learn more about how the 2011 production was staged.
Watch this version of Act 1 Scene 2 as a group of working men meet up to put on a play for the court. What do you think of the staging choices in this scene?
Explore comic timing, playing for laughs and how to make Bottom funny with this video about the language of comedy.
Watch the cast discuss Bottom and Quince battling to be the most important person in Act 1 Scene 2. What do you learn about these characters?
The director and cast explore the different ways of playing Helena in this video. What do you learn about her character?
Think more about the characters of Helena and Demetrius with this video.
Watch this clip of Titania and Oberon meeting in the forest in Act 2 Scene 1. What do you think of the way the characters are presented?
In this video, the cast explore how Titania shows Oberon the impact of their argument on the world. What do you think of the language and imagery in this speech?
This video discusses the importance of the child at the centre of Titania and Oberon's argument.
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