5 Aug 2016

Shakespeare inspired webseries, made for and by young people

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 1:29 pm on 5 August 2016

The Candle Wasters are four young women (all aged between 19 and 22) who are making their mark in the cluttered world of online content, with their Shakespeare inspired webseries, Bright Summer Night, inspired by A Midsummer Night's Dream. 

Their previous works have had over 4.5 million views on YouTube. 

In Bright Summer Night the ideas and themes of the iconic play are explored by a group of modern teenagers losing themselves at a summer- time house party. No parents allowed. The series has been described as “Shakespeare Skins” and features dialogue such as, “Drink, dance, make-out, go!”

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