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The taming of the shrew

In this Stratford Festival production, The Taming of the Shrew is set in a colourful Italy of the 1950's, with Petruchio as a swaggering leather-jacketed street bandit who roars up to marry Kate on a sporty Lambretta.

The tempest

This is a magical tale of enchantment, sorcery and young love set on a mythical island ruled by the all-powerful magician Prospero, the exiled, rightful Duke of Milan. As the play begins, Prospero has summoned all his p...

Romeo & Juliet

In the gentle streets of fair Verona, a clash of servants between the warring Montagues and Capulets sets the wheels of fate in motion. At a masked ball, the lovelorn Romeo spies the beautiful Juliet and the two soon fa...

Henry V

Young King Henry of England asserts a hereditary claim to the throne of France, gathering an army and embarking on a course that will lead to one of England's greatest battlefield triumphs and forever change the face of ...

Romeo & Juliet

The tale unfolds as the families of the star-crossed lovers, the Montagues and the Capulets, are embroiled in a bitter feud that erupts into a brawl. The couple plan a secret wedding, but fate intervenes and the two die...

The Globe guide to Shakespeare : the plays, the productions, the life —Dickson, Andrew, 1979- author.

In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death and fully endorsed by Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, this is the ultimate guide to the life and work of the world's greatest playwright. With full coverage of ...

The hollow crown. The complete series Richard II, Henry IV part 1, Henry IV part 2, Henry V

The Hollow crown: New adaptations of Shakespeare's tetralogy of history plays comprising the 'Henriad' for the BBC's 2012 Cultural Olympiad: King Richard; II King Henry IV, Part 1; King Henry IV, Part 2 and King Henry V....

Twelfth night

In mythical Ilyria, Viola and her twin brother Sebastian are separated after a shipwreck. Disguised as a boy, Viola enters the service of Duke Orsino, who sends her off to woo the Countess Olivia on his behalf. Confusi...

King Lear

This bitter tragedy of misplaced trust, envy, power, and filial ingratitude, begins in fairy tale fashion. Intending to divide the realm among his three daughters, the aged King Lear seeks from each a testimony of love. ...

Macbeth

Eleventh century Scottish nobleman Macbeth is led by an evil prophecy and his ruthless yet desirable wife to the treasonous act that makes him king. But he does not enjoy his newfound, dearly-won kingship.

Othello

Desdemona defies her father to marry the Moor of Venice, the mighty warrior, Othello. Lago is determined to bring about the downfall of Othello's new favorite, Cassio, and destroy Othello in the process, by casting asper...

Titus Andronicus

Having subdued the Goths, warrior Titus Andronicus returns to Rome to bury his sons, with Gothic Queen Tamora and her retinue as captives. The newly-dead Roman Emperor's two sons, Saturninus and Bassianus, are competing ...

Ophelia
Blu-ray
2019
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One of the world's greatest dramas is turned on its head through a bold and new perspective. Set in medieval Denmark and spoken in a modern tongue, it recalibrates the classic Shakespearean tragedy of Hamlet so that its ...

King Lear

Proposing to divide his vast kingdom amongst his three daughters, Goneril, Regan, and Cornelia, Lear devises a test for his offspring to convince him of their suitability and compassion for rule. Goneril and Regan's true...

Shakespeare retold

Macbeth is the chef in a 3-star restaurant; Beatrice and Benedick are rival co-anchors; Titania and Bottom carouse in a tawdry theme resort; and Petruchio sets out to tame the conservative Kate in these four adaptations ...

The taming of the shrew

The marriage of two strong-minded people provides the spark for a comic confrontation between the sexes: The "shrew," Katharina, is so ill-tempered she seems unlikely to find a husband. Her father refuses to let her youn...

King John

Shakespeare's play about the weak and despicable King John, who tries to fend off the royal claims of Arthur, Duke of Brittany, who is supported by the King of France. In spite of the support of Faulconbridge, John alien...

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