Interpreting Shakespeare

Measure for Measure 

When Tuesday evenings, 6.00pm - 9.00pm

(8 meetings) 8 October to 26 November 2019


University Arts Complex, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1TB

Tutor Andrew Hilton, Founder of Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory (stf)

Deepen your understanding of Measure for Measure with a leading Shakespeare director using theatrical and academic techniques of interpretation.

You will be given a copy of Measure for Measure. The class will read the play out loud, scene by scene, analysing it in great detail. Andrew and an actor from his company will also experiment with alternative interpretations of key moments. 

Andrew Hilton's Shakespeare productions have been repeatedly praised in the national press for their clarity and intelligence. In 2014 he was awarded an Honorary D.Litt by the University of Bristol. This course follows highly successful courses on Macbeth, King Lear, The Winter's Tale and As You Like It.

Course fee £300
Previous qualifications/experience No qualifications needed. Open to the public.

If you are interested in studying Shakespeare please register your interest here. You may also be interested in the Reading English Literature Pathway course, on which students study a Shakespeare play, poetry and literature.  


Please address any enquiries about the courses to:

Department of English Part-time Courses
School of Humanities
11 Woodland Road
Bristol BS8 1TB

Tel: 0117 928 8924

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