TitleMoving Image Archive
DescriptionAudio visual recordings made for research purposes of Globe theatre performances and education events. The recordings of the theatre productions are unique in that several recordings are made, from the first nights through to the closing performance in order to show the arc of the performance. Additionally, in the Globe Theatre, there are sometimes up to three recordings made of a particular performance from different camera angles.

Access materials for past performances are listed in the related material field for the file level description for the production. From 2000, these may include audio-description introductions (as text files and/or audio) from Vocaleyes [GB 3316 SGT/VAO/ACC/1], from December 2017 there may also be a Visual Story [GB 3316 SGT/VAO/ACC/6] and from 2022 we have some Stagetext Captioner Scripts [GB 3316 SGT/VAO/ACC/4].

From 2022, some production recordings have captioned versions available. Plays covered so far include:
As You Like It (2023)
Comedy of Errors (2023)
The Duchess of Malfi (2024)
Hamlet (2022)
Henry VIII (2022)
Julius Caesar (2022)
Macbeth (PSwDB 2022, 2023, and PSwDB 2024)
The Merchant of Venice (2022)
A Midsummer Night's Dream (2023)
Much Ado About Nothing (2022)
Othello (2024)
The Tempest (2022 and PSwDB 2023)

From 2022, some production recordings include integrated audio description, Plays covered so far include:
King Lear (2022)
Macbeth (2023 and PSwDB 2022)
The Tempest (2022)
The Winter's Tale (2023)
Related MaterialGB 3316 SGT/VAO/ACC/1; GB 3316 SGT/VAO/ACC/4; GB 3316 SGT/VAO/ACC/5; GB 3316 SGT/VAO/ACC/6


AccessConditionsOnly to be viewed in the reading room.
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