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Online Classics

Online Classics offers more than 350 hours of classical music, dance and drama on film, available to view, free, at 56 kps over the internet (

Want to show your pupils Janet Suzman's "apartheid" Othello? Or introduce them to last year's surprise smash-hit at Glyndebourne, the teen opera Zoe? Forget time-consuming hunts through old video catalogues, it is all to be found via the site. Teaching resources include theme-oriented clips, tips and resources on Othello and the Merchant of Venice, with links to the relevant components of GCSE and A-level work.

Faster versions (at 128 and 300kps and broadband) are available on subscription, broadband generally through local education authorities.


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