Interpreting Shakespeare

Join Andrew Hilton and an actor from his company as they bring Twelfth Night to life during this online course.

Twelfth Night

When Tuesday evenings, 7 pm to 9 pm

(8 meetings) 

26 October to 14 December 2021



Tutor Andrew Hilton, Founder of Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory (stf)

Deepen your understanding of Twelfth Night with a leading Shakespeare director using theatrical and academic techniques of interpretation.

You will be given a copy of Twelfth Night. The class will read the play out loud, scene by scene, analysing it in great detail. Andrew and an actor from his company will also experiment with alternative interpretations of key moments. 

Andrew Hilton's Shakespeare productions have been repeatedly praised in the national press for their clarity and intelligence. In 2014 he was awarded an Honorary D.Litt by the University of Bristol. This course follows highly successful courses on Macbeth, King LearThe Winter's Tale, As You Like It and Measure for Measure.

Course fee


Previous qualifications/experience No qualifications needed. Open to the public.


Please address any enquiries about the courses to:

Department of English Part-time Courses
School of Humanities
3-5 Woodland Road
Bristol BS8 1TB

Tel: 0117 928 8924

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