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Set Text Talks

An illustrated, interactive talk on the Shakespeare text of your choice

These popular Literature/Language sessions cover all aspects of Shakespeare's plays and can be tailored for particular exam specifications (and stage of study).

Our experts are able to deliver sessions on all of Shakespeare's plays.

Talks focus on:

  • structure, form and language
  • social, cultural and theatrical contexts
  • stagecraft
  • themes
  • alternative interpretations
  • influences/sources
  • critical voices
  • function and effect of writing
  • informed personal responses
  • selected extracts
  • stage history.

These bespoke sessions can be delivered on any aspect within your choice of Shakespeare's plays and are suitable for all exam boards; AQA, Edexcel, OCR, Pre-U, WJEC and IB. 

Simply outline your requirements when booking and our experts will deliver a talk that is perfectly tailored to your needs.

“A warm welcome and infectious enthusiasm. Students are quickly made to feel comfortable and respected, making contributions that surprise themselves”

— Attendee

Arrangements can be made to discuss your session with one of our lecturers in advance of your visit.
Please enquire when booking.

Classes can be booked for the time and date of your choice, Monday to Fridays between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm.

Venue: The Shakespeare Centre, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6QW
Duration: 90 minutes

Prices: £8 per person 
£11 when combined with entry to Shakespeare’s Birthplace
(minimum charge applies, based on 15 people)

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