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Dance / Drama: Theatre Studies: Units 3 & 4

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Ancient Greek Theatre: Tragedy and Comedy

This short film explores the defining aspects of Greek tragedy and why the plays resonate with audiences today. Featured in this film are experts Edith Hall, professor of Classics at Kings College, London, Laura Swift from the Open University and Dr Sean McElvoy from Varndean College, Brighton.

Duration: 6:32

This is a short film about Greek Comedy and Satyr Drama, discussing the festival of Dionysus, the original performance conditions and how the style of these shows differ from Greek Tragedy.

Duration: 5:12

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