Staging the Play: Set design and stage directions

In this lesson, we will focus on Priestley's use of set design, props and lighting to reveal the key traits of the Birling family.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Question 3

Q1.What does the term prophetic mean?

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Q2.Which character acts as a raisonneur for Priestley in the play?

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Q3.Which party did Priestley become the co-founder of?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.What does the term prophetic mean?

1/3

Q2.Which character acts as a raisonneur for Priestley in the play?

2/3

Q3.Which party did Priestley become the co-founder of?

3/3

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An Inspector Calls: Staging the Play

This quiz will test the knowledge from this lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Which characters in the play have a fractious relationship?

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Q2.Why does Priestley decide to make the lighting 'pink and intimate' in the opening of the play?

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Q3.What does the decanter of port highlight to the audience?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

An Inspector Calls: Staging the Play

This quiz will test the knowledge from this lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Which characters in the play have a fractious relationship?

1/3

Q2.Why does Priestley decide to make the lighting 'pink and intimate' in the opening of the play?

2/3

Q3.What does the decanter of port highlight to the audience?

3/3

Lesson summary: Staging the Play: Set design and stage directions

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