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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...

The hollow crown the complete series

From executive producer Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) comes a stunning adaptation of four of Shakespeare's most celebrated historical plays: Richard II, Henry IV (Part 1 and Part 2), and Henry V. Academy Award wi...

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...

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. ...

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...

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...

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...

Hamlet

This production of Shakespeare's masterpiece from Britain's renowned Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on location rather than in the theatre. No recent stage production in Britain has attracted the excitement and nea...

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 ...

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...

The complete works of William Shakespeare (abridged)

The three-man troupe known for fast, funny, physical condensations of serious drama wraps up the Bard's complete oeuvre in 90 hilarious minutes.

The merry wives of Windsor

Sir John Falstaff, knowing that Mrs. Ford and Mrs. Page control the money in their respective households, decides to seduce them, but they learn of his scheme and resolve to make a fool of him. A comic series of disguise...

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 ...

The merchant of Venice

Shylock has grown wealthy through money-lending, the only profession open to Jewish businessmen of the time, but faces indignity and danger when he ventures beyond the Jewish quarter. In the same city, though in a differ...

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