Some special Radflicks selections this week – designed to support our Year 11 students in English Literature, but a great watch for every age group.
Macbeth (via Prime Video) – “Sir Patrick Stewart stars in this take on William Shakespeare’s classic play, which shifts the action to a foreboding purgatory in order to explore mankind’s eternal struggle for power.”
Macbeth Context (via YouTube) – short video showing you all the things that were going on during Shakespeare’s time that influenced how he wrote the play!
An Inspector Calls (via BBC iplayer) – The mysterious ‘Inspector Goole’ interrupts a wealthy family’s party to tell them a young woman died of suicide that night. But what does that have to do with them?
An Inspector Calls: Context & Background (via YouTube) – Set in 1912, the play unfolds during turbulent times in Britain as workers formed unions, and demanded better wages and conditions. This clip explores class divisions at the time, as well as the context of the play’s first London performance in 1945.
The Sign of Four (via YouTube) – Plot, quotes and charcters summarised to help GCSE revision