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Shakespeare: Measure for Measure
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; designed by Stephen Brimson Lewis, fl. 1995, Simon Spencer, fl. 2019; performed by Claire Price, 1972-, Antony Byrne, 1969-, Amanda Harris, 1963-, Lucy Phelps, fl. 2009, Joseph Arkley, fl. 2010, Amy Trigg, fl. 2014, Michael Patrick, fl. 2015, Sandy Grierson, fl. 2014, David Ajao, fl. 2011, Hannah Azuonye, fl. 2018, James Cooney, fl. 2015, Melody Brown, fl. 1993, Graeme Brookes, 1983-, Alexander Mushore, fl. 2019, Tom Dawze, fl. 2017, Sophie Khan Levy, fl. 2013, Karina Jones, fl. 2018 and Patrick Brennan, fl. 2007-2013 (Stratford-on-Avon, England: Royal Shakespeare Company, 2020), 2 hours 28 mins
Measure for Measure, written between 1603 and 1604, is seen as one of Shakespeare's problem plays due to its shift in mood. Vienna is beset with brothels and loose morality, so it's up to the Duke to provide some divine intervention.
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; designed by Stephen Brimson Lewis, fl. 1995, Simon Spencer, fl. 2019; performed by Claire Price, 1972-, Antony Byrne, 1969-, Amanda Harris, 1963-, Lucy Phelps, fl. 2009, Joseph Arkley, fl. 2010, Amy Trigg, fl. 2014, Michael Patrick, fl. 2015, Sandy Grierson, fl. 2014, David Ajao, fl. 2011, Hannah Azuonye, fl. 2018, James Cooney, fl. 2015, Melody Brown, fl. 1993, Graeme Brookes, 1983-, Alexander Mushore, fl. 2019, Tom Dawze, fl. 2017, Sophie Khan Levy, fl. 2013, Karina Jones, fl. 2018 and Patrick Brennan, fl. 2007-2013 (Stratford-on-Avon, England: Royal Shakespeare Company, 2020), 2 hours 28 mins
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Shakespeare: Taming of the Shrew
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Justin Audibert, fl. 2017; designed by Stephen Brimson Lewis, fl. 1995, Hannah Clark, fl. 2005, Matt Peel, fl. 2010; produced by Zoe Donegan, fl. 2016, Royal Shakespeare Company; performed by Joseph Arkley, fl. 2010, James Cooney, fl. 2015, Amanda Harris, 1963-, Claire Price, 1972- and Sophie Stanton, 1971- (Stratford-on-Avon, England: Royal Shakespeare Company, 2019), 2 hours 38 mins
We turn Shakespeare’s fierce, energetic comedy of gender and materialism on its head to offer a fresh perspective on its portrayal of hierarchy and power, directed by Justin Audibert.
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Justin Audibert, fl. 2017; designed by Stephen Brimson Lewis, fl. 1995, Hannah Clark, fl. 2005, Matt Peel, fl. 2010; produced by Zoe Donegan, fl. 2016, Royal Shakespeare Company; performed by Joseph Arkley, fl. 2010, James Cooney, fl. 2015, Amanda Harris, 1963-, Claire Price, 1972- and Sophie Stanton, 1971- (Stratford-on-Avon, England: Royal Shakespeare Company, 2019), 2 hours 38 mins
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Shakespeare: As You Like It
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; designed by Stephen Brimson Lewis, fl. 1995, Bretta Gerecke, fl. 2015, Bretta Gerecke, fl. 2015; performed by Lucy Phelps, fl. 2009, Antony Byrne, 1969-, Sophie Khan Levy, fl. 2013, Richard Clews, David Ajao, fl. 2011, Sophie Stanton, 1971-, Patrick Brennan, fl. 2007-2013, Laura Elsworthy, fl. 2011, Sandy Grierson, fl. 2014, Leo Wan, fl. 2012, Charlotte Arrowsmith, fl. 2011, Emily Johnstone, fl. 2014, Graeme Brookes, 1983-, Amelia Donkor, fl. 2012, Aaron Thiara, fl. 2014 and Tom Dawze, fl. 2017 (Stratford-on-Avon, England: Royal Shakespeare Company, 2019), 2 hours 39 mins
Forced into exile in the Forest of Arden, lovers Rosalind and Orlando become entangled in a beguiling game of love, lust and mistaken identity.
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; designed by Stephen Brimson Lewis, fl. 1995, Bretta Gerecke, fl. 2015, Bretta Gerecke, fl. 2015; performed by Lucy Phelps, fl. 2009, Antony Byrne, 1969-, Sophie Khan Levy, fl. 2013, Richard Clews, David Ajao, fl. 2011, Sophie Stanton, 1971-, Patrick Brennan, fl. 2007-2013, Laura Elsworthy, fl. 2011, Sandy Grierson, fl. 2014, Leo Wan, fl. 2012, Charlotte Arrowsmith, fl. 2011, Emily Johnstone, fl. 2014, Graeme Brookes, 1983-, Amelia Donkor, fl. 2012, Aaron Thiara, fl. 2014 and Tom Dawze, fl. 2017 (Stratford-on-Avon, England: Royal Shakespeare Company, 2019), 2 hours 39 mins
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Shakespeare: The Merry Wives of Windsor
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Fiona Laird, fl. 2007; choreographed by Sam Spencer-Lane, fl. 2002; designed by Lez Brotherston, Tim Mitchell, fl. 1990; produced by Kevin Fitzmaurice, fl. 1997, Royal Shakespeare Company; performed by David Troughton, 1950-, Rebecca Lacey, 1965-, Beth Cordingly, 1976-, Luke Newberry, 1990-, Vince Leigh, 1969-, Paul Dodds, fl. 2010 and Karen Fishwick, fl. 2018 (Stratford-on-Avon, England: Royal Shakespeare Company, 2018), 2 hours 26 mins
Shakespeare's merry comedy of marriage, wealth, jealousy and lies.
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Fiona Laird, fl. 2007; choreographed by Sam Spencer-Lane, fl. 2002; designed by Lez Brotherston, Tim Mitchell, fl. 1990; produced by Kevin Fitzmaurice, fl. 1997, Royal Shakespeare Company; performed by David Troughton, 1950-, Rebecca Lacey, 1965-, Beth Cordingly, 1976-, Luke Newberry, 1990-, Vince Leigh, 1969-, Paul Dodds, fl. 2010 and Karen Fishwick, fl. 2018 (Stratford-on-Avon, England: Royal Shakespeare Company, 2018), 2 hours 26 mins
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Shakespeare: Twelfth Night
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Christopher Luscombe, fl. 1993-2011; designed by Simon Higlett, fl. 2003, Tim Mitchell, fl. 1990; produced by Zoe Donegan, fl. 2016, Royal Shakespeare Company; performed by Adrian Edmonson, 1957-, John Hodgkinson, fl. 1993, Dinita Gohil, fl. 2017, Vivien Parry, fl. 1989, Kara Tointon, fl. 1983 and Beruce Khan, fl. 2013 (Stratford-on-Avon, England: Royal Shakespeare Company, 2018), 2 hours 21 mins
Shakespeare’s hilarious yet heart-breaking tale of unrequited love.
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Christopher Luscombe, fl. 1993-2011; designed by Simon Higlett, fl. 2003, Tim Mitchell, fl. 1990; produced by Zoe Donegan, fl. 2016, Royal Shakespeare Company; performed by Adrian Edmonson, 1957-, John Hodgkinson, fl. 1993, Dinita Gohil, fl. 2017, Vivien Parry, fl. 1989, Kara Tointon, fl. 1983 and Beruce Khan, fl. 2013 (Stratford-on-Avon, England: Royal Shakespeare Company, 2018), 2 hours 21 mins
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Shakespeare: Troilus & Cressida
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Gregory Doran, 1958-; produced by Griselda Yorke, fl. 2006, Royal Shakespeare Company; performed by Gavin Fowler, fl. 2013 and Amber James, fl. 2016 (Stratford-on-Avon, England: Royal Shakespeare Company, 2018), 2 hours 56 mins
Troilus and Cressida swear they will always be true to one another. But in the seventh year of the siege of Troy, their innocence is tested and exposed to the savage corrupting influence of war with tragic consequences.
written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Gregory Doran, 1958-; produced by Griselda Yorke, fl. 2006, Royal Shakespeare Company; performed by Gavin Fowler, fl. 2013 and Amber James, fl. 2016 (Stratford-on-Avon, England: Royal Shakespeare Company, 2018), 2 hours 56 mins
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Julius Caesar
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Nicholas Hytner, 1956-; designed by Bunny Christie, fl. 1992, Christina Cunningham, fl. 2010, Bruno Poet, fl. 2007; performed by Ben Whishaw, 1980-, David Calder, 1946-, David Morrissey, 1964-, Michelle Fairley, 1964-, Adjoa Andoh, 1963-, Sid Sagar, fl. 2008, Abraham Popoola, fl. 2014, Fred Fergus, fl. 2015, Zachary Hart, fl. 2016, Hannah Stokely, fl. 2000, Kit Young, fl. 2018, Leila Farzad, fl. 2009, Mark Penfold, fl. 1975, Nick Sampson, fl. 1994, Rosie Ede, fl. 2001, Wendy Kweh, fl. 2000 and Leaphia Darko, fl. 2018 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2018, originally published 2018), 2 hours 3 mins

Age recommendation: 12+

This Bridge Theatre production was recorded through National Theatre Live on 22nd March, 2018.

Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassinati...

written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Nicholas Hytner, 1956-; designed by Bunny Christie, fl. 1992, Christina Cunningham, fl. 2010, Bruno Poet, fl. 2007; performed by Ben Whishaw, 1980-, David Calder, 1946-, David Morrissey, 1964-, Michelle Fairley, 1964-, Adjoa Andoh, 1963-, Sid Sagar, fl. 2008, Abraham Popoola, fl. 2014, Fred Fergus, fl. 2015, Zachary Hart, fl. 2016, Hannah Stokely, fl. 2000, Kit Young, fl. 2018, Leila Farzad, fl. 2009, Mark Penfold, fl. 1975, Nick Sampson, fl. 1994, Rosie Ede, fl. 2001, Wendy Kweh, fl. 2000 and Leaphia Darko, fl. 2018 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2018, originally published 2018), 2 hours 3 mins
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The Winter's Tale
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written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Justin Audibert, fl. 2017; designed by Lucy Sierra, fl. 2008, Paul Knott, fl. 2009; performed by Nana Amoo-Gottfried, fl. 2014, Adrian Richards, fl. 2018, Tamara Camacho, fl. 2014, Stephanie Levi-John, fl. 2017, Shazia Nicholls, fl. 2015, Johndeep More, fl. 2017, Gabby Wong, fl. 2011 and Kenton Thomas, fl. 2007 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2018, originally published 2018), 1 hour 9 mins

Age recommendation: 8+

This show was originally staged as part of the National Theatre’s Shakespeare for younger audiences programme. This archival recording was captured in 2018.

Perdita is a brave, intelligent and much-loved girl, but something is not quite right in her world. Join her on a journey through magic...

written by William Shakespeare, 1564-1616; directed by Justin Audibert, fl. 2017; designed by Lucy Sierra, fl. 2008, Paul Knott, fl. 2009; performed by Nana Amoo-Gottfried, fl. 2014, Adrian Richards, fl. 2018, Tamara Camacho, fl. 2014, Stephanie Levi-John, fl. 2017, Shazia Nicholls, fl. 2015, Johndeep More, fl. 2017, Gabby Wong, fl. 2011 and Kenton Thomas, fl. 2007 (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2018, originally published 2018), 1 hour 9 mins
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Shakespeare Uncovered, Season 3, Episode 1, Much Ado About Nothing with Helen Hunt
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directed by Richard Denton, fl. 1983-2016; produced by Richard Denton, fl. 1983-2016, Blakeway, in Shakespeare Uncovered, Season 3, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
This Italian tale about lovers is an exquisite comedy of comparison and contrast. Helen Hunt, who has played Beatrice twice, investigates this finely balanced play through the testimonies of other actors who have played the major roles.
directed by Richard Denton, fl. 1983-2016; produced by Richard Denton, fl. 1983-2016, Blakeway, in Shakespeare Uncovered, Season 3, Episode 1 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
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Shakespeare Uncovered, Season 3, Episode 2, The Merchant of Venice with F. Murray Abraham
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directed by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013; produced by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013, Blakeway, in Shakespeare Uncovered, Season 3, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
F. Murray Abraham, who has played two great Jewish "villains," including Shylock in The Merchant of Venice, one of Shakespearean comedy's many "excluded" figures, explains the European anti-Semitism in Shakespeare's time.
directed by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013; produced by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013, Blakeway, in Shakespeare Uncovered, Season 3, Episode 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 54 mins
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