Featured English Video for the Autumn Term, 2019

A Christmas Carol in Context

Literary Contexts

Victorian England was heavily shaped by the Industrial Revolution. While some prospered in this society, many others lived gruelling industrial lives from which Christmas offered only a brief reprieve. This programme explores the influences on and Gothic elements of Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’.

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Macbeth: Dramatic Techniques

This Is Shakespeare!

Never before has Shakespeare’s ‘Scottish play’ been performed quite like this. Trevor Kervis, director unextraordinaire, strikes again in this farcical look at the dramatic techniques in Macbeth that have made it a favourite among thespians since Elizabethan times.

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Theme: Evil

Lord of the Flies

This programme analyses how Golding uses the novel to explore the nature of evil. Making detailed reference to the text, it examines the escalation of evil, how characters embrace or reject evil to different degrees, how evil comes to be symbolised by the beast, and how Simon recognises its source and is destroyed by it.

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A Christmas Carol in Context

Literary Contexts

Victorian England was heavily shaped by the Industrial Revolution. While some prospered in this society, many others lived gruelling industrial lives from which Christmas offered only a brief reprieve. This programme explores the influences on and Gothic elements of Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’.

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