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First Folio Movies

What is the First Folio?

Below is a series of introductory films presented by Gregory Doran, Chief Associate Artistic Director, Royal Shakespeare Company.

With thanks to the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Clip 1 - Greg talks about the creation of the first folio

 

Clip 2 - The importance of printing the first folio

 

Clip 3 - First Folio and the company of actors

 

Clip 4 - Not of an age but for all time

 

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