Cinematic Shakespeare Course: The Adaptations

Wednesday 08 March 2017

Cinematic Shakespeare Course: The Adaptations

This course has been postponed until later this year, apologies for any inconvenience. For enquiries please email info@derbyquad.co.uk

Wednesdays, 8th March – 12th April 7:00 - 9:00pm (6 weeks)

This course will explore a range of screen adaptations of Shakespeare's plays including the hit musical West Side Story (based on Romeo and Juliet), samurai epic Throne of Blood (inspired by Macbeth), sci-fi classic Forbidden Planet (reworking of The Tempest) and teen movie 10 Things I Hate About You (adapted from The Taming of the Shrew).

Watch clips from the films and discuss how they attempt to connect their target audiences with Shakespeare. 

Course Fees: £45, £43 Concession & £41 QUAD Members includes a full screening of Vishal Bhardwaj's Haider (Hindi version of Hamlet) on Wednesday 12th April.