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Date & time

Wed, 2 Mar 2022
10:45 - 15:45

Venue

Emmanuel Centre, London
9 - 23 Marsham Street
London, SW1P 3DW

Ticket price

£24 + VAT @20%* *Plus one complimentary staff ticket per ten students

About this day

This spring sees the return of our stimulating, information-packed GCSE English in Action programme to London, featuring a fascinating line-up of presentations guaranteed to enthuse and inspire. During the day, students will hear from a range of expert and engaging speakers who will explore ways to enhance their creativity and writing skills, examine non-fiction texts across time, and tackle unseen poetry.  The day will end on an unforgettable note with a reading from a leading poet. Students are guaranteed to leave brimming with essential insights and ideas.

Watch this space for more speaker announcements coming soon!

Programme & speakers

"I take thee at thy word": Text into character, form into theatre Nick Hutchison, Actor, Director and Lecturer

Focusing specifically on one short passage of text and one scene from Romeo & Juliet and Macbeth, and working outwards, Nick Hutchison will examine how Shakespeare’s language and stagecraft inform our understanding of character and how individual moments in a scene resonate throughout the whole play. He will discuss the playing conditions of Shakespeare’s time, and consider how a theatrical approach to the plays illuminates our understanding of them as texts.

Nick Hutchison

About Nick Hutchison

Nick Hutchison is an actor, director and lecturer who has directed Shakespeare’s plays across the globe. He lectures for Shakespeare’s Globe and at universities worldwide and on Jacobean Theatre for LAMDA and RADA.