DATE: March, 2014
TIME: 10:00-6:00
VENUE: MakeBelieve Arts, Deptford
King John
Masterclass: Adaptation March, 2014
“Mad world! Mad kings! Mad composition!”

WORKSHOP 1 – 10th March

First readthrough and discussions.

Topics explored included:

Mums and Sons
WTF? Family Tree
Where did all the women go?
War and Loss
Who do we route for?
The Bastard’s intentions?
Speeches and Language
John and Kingship
Is this play relevant?
Laughing and Crying

WORKSHOP 2 – 24th March

Masterclass: Adaptation – Bryn Holding

What do we lose and what do we gain? Should we adapt? Once the door is open where do you draw the line? Bryn Holding shares some thoughts from an adaptation of King John he directed at Theatre Royal Bath.

             My Lord?
                              A grave.
                                             He shall not live.
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