Subtitles, Surtitles & Supertitles
Publication date: Apr 25, 2014 03:03 PM
May 27, 2014 01:00 PM
End: May 27, 2014 02:00 PM
Location: Roberts G08, Sir David Davies Lecture Theatre, Roberts Building, Malet Place, London, WC1H 0AT
Wallander, The Killing, Borgen. We’re watching more and more TV series with subtitles. Theatre audiences are welcoming visiting productions in their original language supported by surtitles including the Globe to Globe season at Shakespeare’s Globe and the Barbican’s BITE programme.
Geraldine Brodie uncovers the detailed workings of subtitling in live performance, and discusses the inventive ways in which these visible translations are incorporated into productions to enhance the audience’s engagement with a play’s original language and culture.