Shanty Productions

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TWELFTH NIGHT


Stage to Screen

Twelfth Night was shot over a single month in West Sussex, starring Sheila Atim.

Five full Acts of Shakespeare in four weeks represents something of a challenge. To achieve this whilst maintaining the integrity of the original text, it was critical not only to cast top quality actors who were comfortable with the language, but also to ensure they were properly prepared. Three weeks rehearsals were completed before a single shot was filmed. By doing so, this allowed the cast to gain confidence by developing their work naturally through the rehearsal process and arrive on set secure with both language and character. Click here to see the trailer!

About the Co-Founders

Rakie Ayola – Co-Founder | Rakie is a graduate and Fellow of The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. She is equally at home on stage or screen. Leading roles at the Royal National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, Shakespeare’s Globe and the West End have been complimented by a wide range of roles on television and film, including three years on Holby City, Dr Who, Under Milk Wood (BBC), Vera (ITV), Black Mirror, No Offence (Channel 4). Her film credits include The I Inside, Sahara, Dredd, Now Is Good, and the soon to be released Been So Long (Netflix). She has just completed a year in the West End at The Palace Theatre appearing as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

Adam Smethurst – Co-Founder | Adam has been a professional actor for over twenty five years since graduating from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts having first gained a degree from the University of Manchester. He has worked on many of the leading stages across the country and internationally, appearing in numerous productions of Shakespeare. His television credits include Hustle, Silent Witness, Robin Hood, Miss Marple and Lewis. After completing an MA in Screenwriting at the University of the Arts, London, Adam began directing corporate films. He made his feature debut adapting and directing Twelfth Night.
Contact: Adam or Rakie

 

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