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Isolation Songs

Sigh No More

Another Isolation song from the Second Best Bed Team:
Sigh No More Isolation

Lyrics by William Shakespeare
Music by Jackson Pentland

Performed by:
Jackson Pentland
Mollie Fyfe Taylor
Emmeline Braefield

Editing by Emmeline Braefield

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Isolation Songs

The Wind and the Rain

Two years ago Second Best Bed toured with Three-Person Twelfth Night.

Now, as we’re cooped up and separated, we decided to re-connect and record our favourite song from the show as part of the RSC’s #shareyourshakespeare

Lyrics by Shakespeare
All music and backing by Jackson Pentland
Editing by Emmeline Braefield
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Barred

What Would Hamlet Do?

Hamlet by William Shakespeare
Adapted by Mollie Fyfe-Taylor and Emmeline Braefield

Cast
Hamlet – Tim Guest
Ophelia – Sarah Gordon
Polonius – Jackson Pentland

Party Goers
Alan Christopher
Emmeline Braefield
Mollie Fyfe-Taylor

Directed and Produced by
Emmeline Braefield
Mollie Fyfe-Taylor

Directors of Photography
Tom Black
Andy Howel

Edited by
Honey McKenna
Tom Black

With thanks to Caramba Theatre

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Barred

Henry V Prologue

Henry V – Prologue

by William Shakespeare
Adapted by Mollie Fyfe-Taylor and Emmeline Braefield

Cast
Chorus – Mollie Fyfe-Talor
Prince – Tim Guest
Mars – Alan Christopher
Dog Walker – Jackson Pentland
Baguette Wielder – Sarah Gordon
Mime – Emmeline Braefield

Directed and Produced by
Emmeline Braefield
Mollie Fyfe-Taylor

Directors of Photography
Tom Black
Andy Howell

Drone Operator
Ben Fyfe-Taylor

Edited by
Tom Black
Emmeline Braefield

Music
Corolian Overture Op.62
By Ludwig van Beethoven
Performed by Musopen Symphony

With thanks to Caramba Theatre

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Barred

Love’s Labours Lost 2:i – An Interpretation

There are many different interpretations of Shakespeare’s words… this is ours.

The first meeting of Berowne and Rosaline is a battle of wit, which scholars have regularly discussed over the years. We at Cat on a Piano enjoy a slightly different understanding of the conversation…

Cat on a Piano Productions and Second Best Best theatre are proud to present our first Barred sketch, exploring Shakespeare’s language.

Love’s Labour’s Lost
Act 2 Scene 1

by William Shakespeare
Adapted by Emmeline Braefield and Mollie Fyfe-Taylor

Cast
Berowne – Alan Christopher
Rosaline – Sarah Gordon

Directed and Produced by
Mollie Fyfe-Taylor
Emmeline Braefield

Directors of Photography
Tom Black
Andy Howell

Edited by
Tom Black
Emmeline Braefield

With thanks to Caramba Theatre