Theatrical London

King's College London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Theatrical London

  • Host University

    King's College London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    British Studies, Theater

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Contact Hours

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    Module description
    Experience and analyse London?s theatre scene, whilst gaining knowledge of the cities theatre history from its birth in the Renaissance period to its development in the modern day world.
    You will watch shows, study plays and explore a variety of theatre spaces and cultural sites, in order to examine and understand London?s theatrical past, present and future. Learn about the key ideas surrounding authors, actors, audiences and architecture, whilst also developing your own ideas about, and language for, the critical analysis of theatre.
    In past years students have enjoyed a number of theatre performances during this module. These have included Billy Elliot, Julius Caesar and The Crucible.
    Teaching pattern
    Seminars and Tutorials
    Theatre performances
    London walks and visits to key institutions
    Private Study
    Module assessment
    One essay of 3000 words (85%)
    Presentation of 1000 words and participation (15%)

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