Enjoy the fantastic opportunity of developing your own acting, directing and design skills by watching live theatre in your own home.
The National Theatre at Home is just one of the many providing you with this insight along with interviews, inside knowledge and expertise from the performers, directors and designers involved with theatre’s unique creative collaborations.
Did you know? When Hedda Gabler premiered in 1891 in Munich some critics at the time called it a ‘hideous nightmare of pessimism’. Do you think society’s attitudes have changed?
A key part of the Drama and Theatre A Level is discussing and exploring the current trends within contemporary theatre practice and how they will influence your own decision making as a performer, director and designer.
Discussions and future practical explorations could focus on cross-gender performances, performance style and reviews of contemporary productions.
Read Live Theatre Reviews
The first set exam text is Hedda Gabler. See reviews of a recent production with Ruth Wilson in the title role.
Visit the National Theatre at Home website to watch productions.
The set exam text you will be studying and performing is Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen. The clip below is from the highly acclaimed production, directed by Ivo van Hove with Ruth Wilson in the title role:
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