7 episodes

Explore the work of the world's greatest playwrights including Sarah Kane, Anton Chekhov and Terence Rattigan.

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Explore the work of the world's greatest playwrights including Sarah Kane, Anton Chekhov and Terence Rattigan.

    • video
    The Work of Ibsen: Part Two

    The Work of Ibsen: Part Two

    In part two we explore Ibsen's Hedda Gabler and The Master Builder, including interviews with Ralph Fiennes, Richard Eyre, Patrick Marber and Stephen Unwin.

    • 4 min
    • video
    The Work of Ibsen: Part One

    The Work of Ibsen: Part One

    Studying Ibsen? Here's an introduction to his four major plays, beginning in part one with A Doll's House and Ghosts.

    • 5 min
    • video
    The Work of Terence Rattigan: Part One

    The Work of Terence Rattigan: Part One

    In the first of two films in our Terence Rattigan collection, we explore French Without Tears, The Winslow Boy and The Browning Version.

    • 6 min
    • video
    The Work of Terence Rattigan: Part Two

    The Work of Terence Rattigan: Part Two

    In the final film of our Terence Rattigan collection, we look at The Deep Blue Sea and Separate Tables.

    • 6 min
    • video
    The Work of Young Chekhov: An Introduction

    The Work of Young Chekhov: An Introduction

    An introduction to Chekhov's early works including Platonov, Ivanov and The Seagull.

    • 5 min
    • video
    The Work of Sarah Kane: Part Two

    The Work of Sarah Kane: Part Two

    Sarah Kane changed the landscape of British theatre with five plays that were first performed between 1995-2000, and continue to be performed around the world today.

    In this final film on Kane's work, we examine the latter two plays, Crave and 4.48 Psychosis.

    • 5 min

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