The Merchant of Venice: the character of Portia
Actress Lenora Crichlow playing Portia from 'The Merchant of Venice' discusses her personal interpretation of the role. She explains the significance of a contemporary setting of a modern-day court and touches on the meaning of some of the language. Extracts from Portia's speech from Act 4 Scene 1 are used to illustrate her points about language and characterisation.


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Created: Jan 28, 2012

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