BBC Shakespeare Plays  Connect to BBC Shakespeare Plays
Access: Internet-delivered database. There are three ways to connect:
  1. from a public computer in the University of Delaware Library
  2. from a University of Delaware campus connection in your dorm, lab, or office
  3. from an off-campus connection (University of Delaware ID required)
Description: This collection includes streaming video of 37 Shakespeare plays. Produced by Cedric Messina and Dr. Jonathan Miller, it includes performances by Britain's most distinguished theatrical talent including John Gielgud, Ben Kingsley, Claire Bloom, Anthony Hopkins, Michael York, and Derek Jacobi.
Permitted Uses: Terms of Use and Permissions
Help: Click on “Help” on the navigation bar at the top of the screen. For further assistance, Ask the Library.
Software Requirements: Users will need a high-speed Internet connection (DSL or cable, no dial-up) and audio capabilities (sound card) to accommodate streaming audio and video. The streaming video is offered in Flash streams. The Flash streams can be played on any computer with the Flash browser plug in (free download).
Related Resources: Databases for Theater
Users: unlimited concurrent users
Producer: Ambrose Video Publishing Inc.

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 09/02/16