PICTURED L-R: Rowena Hutson during filming of her episode with Director of Photography, Yanni Dellaportas. Photo by Sally McLean
"Why then, can one desire too much of a good thing?" - William Shakespeare, As You Like It
The game's afoot!
FUN FACT: We're not quoting from Sherlock Holmes there, we're quoting Shakespeare - from Henry V, to be precise. (Check out more of this stuff in our Fun Facts).
Welcome to the Behind The Scenes part of the site, where we give you access to the inner workings of Shakespeare Republic with clips, interviews and footage of the process in general, as we put together and prepare the Shakespeare Republic web series.
Season Two has now launched, and we've got lots to share, so grab a cuppa, sit down, relax and enjoy this peek behind the curtain ...
Building The Republic (Behind The Scenes Doco) On Set Footage Preview
A taste of our behind the scenes footage from Season Two of Shakespeare Republic, soon to be released as a full documentary. Interviews with cast and crew will be shot in the coming months and the full film will be released late 2017. Featuring Nadine Garner, Michala Banas, Dean Haglund, Alan Fletcher, Christopher Kirby and more. Long live the bard!
“CROWNING YORK” OR “MARGARET WINS THE DAY” – BEHIND THE SCENES OF EPISODE ONE, SEASON TWO WITH STEPHEN COSTAN
Step behind the scenes of Episode One, Season Two to see how we put together the episode and get a taste of the fun and games of making an independent web series.
Here we show you how to build a feast in an Elizabethan-style hall with a despot and his two security guards – on a very limited budget!
Huge thanks to Lord Somers Camp, where this was filmed for their amazing support and for making it possible for us to film in their wonderful venue.
“THE NATURE GODDESS” OR “EVERY EDMUND HAS THEIR DAY” – BEHIND THE SCENES OF EPISODE TWO, SEASON TWO WITH FALON RYAN
“SHAKESPEARE IN THE BOARDROOM” OR “THOMAS MORE FOR PM” – BEHIND THE SCENES OF EPISODE THREE, SEASON TWO WITH CHRISTOPHER KIRBY
“THE MAN IN THE MIRROR” OR “VIOLA AS A HIPSTER” – BEHIND THE SCENES OF EPISODE FOUR, SEASON TWO WITH NADINE GARNER
“THE POLITICS OF POWER” OR “A GIRL’S GOT TO DO, WHAT A GIRL’S GOT TO DO” – BEHIND THE SCENES OF EPISODE FIVE, SEASON TWO WITH WAHIBE MOUSSA
“ONCE MORE UNTO THE BREACH” OR “SHAKESPEARE BATTLES: 21ST CENTURY STYLE” – BEHIND THE SCENES OF EPISODE SIX, SEASON TWO WITH BILLY SMEDLEY
“HAMLET, A DRONE AND A DOG” OR “THANK YOU TO OUR BACKERS FOR MAKING THIS EP POSSIBLE!” – BEHIND THE SCENES OF EPISODE SEVEN, SEASON TWO WITH MICHALA BANAS
SEASON TWO: SHAKESPEARE REPUBLIC OFFICIAL LAUNCH & LIVE SHOW
SEASON TWO OFFICIAL LAUNCH VIDEO
SHALL I COMPARE THEE TO A SUMMER’S DAY? THE MAKING OF SALLY McLEAN AS BILLIE (SONNET 18)
WHO EVER LOV’D THAT LOV’D NOT AT FIRST SIGHT? THE MAKING OF MICHALA BANAS AS PHEBE
BUT SOFT! WHAT LIGHT THROUGH YONDER WINDOW BREAKS? THE MAKING OF BEN STEEL AS “JULIET”
SOMETHING IS ROTTEN IN THE STATE OF DENMARK: THE MAKING OF BILLY SMEDLEY AS “HAMLET”
THOUGH THIS BE MADNESS, YET THERE IS METHOD IN’T: THE MAKING OF ROWENA HUTSON AS “HAMLET”
BE BLOODY, BOLD AND RESOLUTE: THE MAKING OF ALAN FLETCHER AS “MACBETH”
HOW TO CLEAR A SET IN 15 MINS – OR, THAT’S A WRAP FOR EPISODE 3!
BEHIND THE SCENES: SEASON ONE – WHAT IS SHAKESPEARE REPUBLIC?
SEASON ONE: SHAKESPEARE REPUBLIC OFFICIAL LAUNCH
SEASON ONE OFFICIAL LAUNCH VIDEO
SEASON ONE OFFICIAL LAUNCH VIDEO TEASER
SEASON ONE: MUSING ON THE BARD - THE BEGINNING