Albion Learning Resources

Production Recording for Schools

We are offering schools free access to our recording of Mike Bartlett’s Albion, originally filmed for BBC Four. Victoria Hamilton gives "the performance of a lifetime" (Daily Mail) in this "powerful piece of theatre" (The Guardian) directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold.

Please note this production is recommended for ages 14+, and includes strobe lighting and loud noises. Albion was filmed in front of a live audience in February 2020. It was produced for the BBC jointly by the Almeida Theatre and Illuminations for The Space in association with BBC Television

The film is available on request. Please complete our form to request the recordings, and our Participation team will contact you shortly.

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Albion Creative Team Q&A

The creative team behind Albion discuss creating the production with Almeida Youth Board member Sarisha Kumar. The Q&A includes: Director Rupert Goold, Lighting Designer Neil Austin, Associate Director Tom Brennan and Actors Margot Leicester and

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Albion Cast Q&A

The cast of the 2020 revival of Albion talk to director Rupert Goold about staging the production and filming it. The reunion includes Nigel Betts, Edyta Budnik, Wil Coban, Angel Coulby, Dónal Finn, Victoria Hamilton, Nicholas Rowe, and Helen Schlesinger.

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Production clip:

Watch a clip from the 2020 recording of Albion featuring Victoria Hamilton and Daisy Edgar-Jones.

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Podcast: Mike Bartlett

Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold talks to Mike Bartlett, the writer behind Albion, King Charles III, Doctor Foster and Life. They discuss how Mike conceived Albion, his writing process and more.

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Podcast: Miriam Buether

Albion Designer Miriam Buether talks to Artistic Director Rupert Goold about her design process, growing up in East Germany, and her advice to emerging designers.

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In Conversation: Mike Bartlett & Rupert Goold

Speaking in 2017, writer Mike Bartlett and Rupert Goold discuss working together following collaborations on Albion and the internationally acclaimed King Charles III, the role of the writer in the room and what makes a great play. Find a full transcript here.