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5.0 out of 5 stars Classic
A great way to introduce the Bard to kids, teenagers, and adults. The series is beautifully crafted, using different kinds of animation techniques. My students loved the Midsummer Night's Dream - we went on to compare it with the book and other movies, analysing how the producer went about choosing which scenes to include and which to leave out. Then my students wanted to...
Published on 17 July 2010 by BookLover

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3.0 out of 5 stars Good for older students
This is a good teaching resource for older pupils (aged 15+) or for very well-educated younger children. The language is the same as the plays. Animation seems dated - pupils need to have good concentration skills to appreciate this collection.
Published on 27 Oct 2011 by Joy's mother


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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Classic, 17 July 2010
This review is from: Shakespeare: The Animated Tales, Act 4 (A Midsummer Night's Dream & Richard III) [DVD] (DVD)
A great way to introduce the Bard to kids, teenagers, and adults. The series is beautifully crafted, using different kinds of animation techniques. My students loved the Midsummer Night's Dream - we went on to compare it with the book and other movies, analysing how the producer went about choosing which scenes to include and which to leave out. Then my students wanted to make their own film version, and we've never had more fun in the classroom. Enjoy!
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Midsmmer Night's Dream, 13 Jan 2013
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This review is from: Shakespeare: The Animated Tales, Act 4 (A Midsummer Night's Dream & Richard III) [DVD] (DVD)
One of the best of this animated Shakespeare series, making a good introduction to the play for a bright child.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Good for older students, 27 Oct 2011
This review is from: Shakespeare: The Animated Tales, Act 4 (A Midsummer Night's Dream & Richard III) [DVD] (DVD)
This is a good teaching resource for older pupils (aged 15+) or for very well-educated younger children. The language is the same as the plays. Animation seems dated - pupils need to have good concentration skills to appreciate this collection.
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