Access an engaging video toolbox from the Learning Team at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

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Includes pre-recorded material

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Includes pre-recorded material

For an additional £150 one of our lecturers will join your class LIVE online to respond to student questions.

Would you like your pupils to get specialist insight into their play from a scholar and an actor, giving your pupils handy tools and tips for exploring Shakespeare’s text?

The Toolbox video offers a useful model through which to explore themes, context, language and interpretive possibilities, giving your pupils a nifty stock of hints and tricks to connect up these different aspects, in order to help them to produce clear and well-informed responses to their set play.

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Accessing our online course

Once you have purchased your course, you can watch the pre-recorded material with your class.

You will have access to the content of the course for four weeks. Please read our full terms and conditions here.

For an additional fee you can book a 45 minute live question and answer session for your students as a follow up to the pre-recorded material.

Your Shakespeare Expert

Dr Anjna Chouhan has published on Victorian actor-manager Sir Henry Irving and has written for Dorling Kindersley, Cambridge University Press, Arden and Cambridge Schools Shakespeare.

As well as appearing in MOOCs for the British Council and RSC, Anjna acts as a Shakespeare consultant for the BBC, featuring on Great British Railway Journeys and Songs of Praise.

Anjna delivers public talks for the National Theatre to support their Shakespeare productions, and she co-devised the Shakespeare edition of Trivial Pursuit.

How it works

Part One: Toolbox

Our lively pre-recorded video feature an engaging expert who will encourage your pupils to:

  • think about and engage critically with their text;
  • understand the links between text and context;
  • feel confident in analysing Shakespeare’s language;
  • consider interpretive potential and develop personal responses.

Part Two: LIVE Lecturer Engagement

  • For an additional £150 one of our Lecturers joins your class LIVE online to respond to student questions and stimulate discussion and debate.

(You can schedule the Live Lecturer Engagement for a time and date of your convenience)

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£100 for access to this course

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