Speak the Speech

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Speak the Speech - Shakespeare in Lockdown was a project that brought together two of Shakespeare’s most famous plays into a pair of radio plays that were developed, rehearsed and recorded during the lockdown imposed by Covid-19.

Romeo & Juliet and Much Ado About Nothing were both recorded as one act full cast radio plays and are available to listen to on YouTube below.

Romeo + 

Juliet

Much Ado

About Nothing

BEHIND THE SCENES

As well as rehearsing and producing the two radio plays, the cast and crew recorded a series of behind the scenes videos to chronicle the journey that was bringing these two plays to life during a global pandemic. Hear from members of the cast and the production team as they take you through everything from rehearsing the plays online to decoding the language of the Bard.

SHAKESPEARE IN LOCKDOWN

Speak the Speech - Shakespeare in Lockdown was a project that brought together two of Shakespeare’s most famous plays into a pair of radio plays that were developed, rehearsed and recorded during the lockdown imposed by Covid-19.

Romeo & Juliet and Much Ado About Nothing were both recorded as one act full cast radio plays and are available to listen to on YouTube below.

THE PLAYS

An opportunity to learn more about the themes and characters of our two plays Romeo + Juliet and Much Ado About Nothing.

ADAPTING THE PLAYS

Hear from the Assistant Directors as they describe the process of adapting the plays to online rehearsals and what it feels like to lead a rehearsal as a student Director.

DECODING SHAKESPEARE

Confused about how to even begin with tackling Shakespeare? Here is a handy how-to guide from students who have found a step by step process to decode the great Bard's work to build believable characters.

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

Hear from two of the actors as they describe their route into developing their characters, all the way from the start of the process to the end.

RECORDING AT HOME

Take a tour into wardrobes and under duvets as the actors take you on a tour of their home recording setups, including how you too could setup your own vocal booth at home.

WRITING THE MUSIC

Our Musical Directors invite you into their process of writing and developing songs to include as part of both the plays.

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