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Antic Disposition presents: Much Ado About Nothing

1 May 2018

Award-winning theatre company Antic Disposition are on tour this summer presenting Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing in 7 of England's ancient cathedrals, and ending up at Gray's Inn Hall in London.


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Périclès, Prince de Tyr live stream

19 April 2018

Cheek By Jowl's Périclès, Prince de Tyr is live streamed FREE tonight from the Barbican at 7-30pm.


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Casting announced for Kiss Me, Kate

18 March 2018

Casting has been announced for Opera North's award-winning production of Cole Porter's Broadway comedy classic which comes to the capital from 20 to 30 June at the London Coliseum.


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King Lear to transfer to West End

12 February 2018

Chichester Festival Theatre announce the West End transfer of Jonathan Munby's critically-acclaimed production of Shakespeare's King Lear, with a cast including Ian McKellen as Lear - tickets now on sale from ActDrop.


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Périclès, Prince de Tyr: Livestream

15 January 2018

Périclès, Prince de Tyr will be streamed live from the Barbican Centre on 19 April at 7.30pm BST. This will be Cheek by Jowl's third Shakespeare production to be filmed at their London home.


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Tomorrow Creeps at Vault Festival

7 December 2017

A new play by David Fairs, drawn from the works of William Shakespeare and inspired by Kate Bush, heads to the Vault Festival from 24 January.


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Sh*t-faced Shakespeare returns to Leicester Square Theatre

21 November 2017

Magnificent Bastard Productions serve up a generous double measure with two new Sh*t-faced Shakespeare productions at the Liecester Square Theatre in 2018.


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The Winter's Tale: On Demand

9 October 2017

The live-capture of Cheek by Jowl's The Winter's Tale will be available to watch, for free, via their website and Facebook page from Friday 13th to Sunday 29th October.


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Titus Andronicus at the Barbican Theatre

28 September 2017

Here's what Shakespeare's infamous Titus Andronicus is all about ... playing as part of the RSC's Rome MMXVII season at the Barbican Theatre and we have tickets starting at just £11!


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King Lear: Live cinema broadcast

18 September 2017

On 21 September 2017, for the first time ever, Shakespeare's Globe will broadcast a production - King Lear - live from the Globe Theatre to cinemas across England and Ireland.


Macbeth at CLF Theatre

11 September 2017


Devil You Know Theatre Company presents a thrilling new version of Shakespeare's famous tragedy, charting the bloody rise and downfall of the legendary warrior. From 31 October to 18 November 2017.


Cue-script version of The Merchant of Venice

10 September 2017


Shake-Scene Shakespeare bring The Merchant of Venice to the stage just as Shakespeare would have done it himself with 'cue-script' preparation, where actors take to the stage without prior rehearsal with their fellow cast!


The Tempest from Bilimankhwe Arts

16 August 2017


Bilimankhwe Arts presents their new production of Shakespeare's The Tempest, directed by artistic director Kate Stafford on UK tour in Autumn 2017 - playing at London's Greenwich Theatre and STYX.


Hamlet at RADA

1 August 2017


Kenneth Branagh's Olivier Award-winning theatre company joins forces with RADA for a co-production of Shakespeare's Hamlet with Tom Hiddleston in the lead.


Titus Andronicus in cinemas

2 July 2017


Shakespeare's bloodiest play gets an airing in cinemas on 9 August 2017, and it also plays as part of the RSC's upcoming Rome Season at the Barbican.


Antony & Cleopatra cinema screening

19 May 2017


RSC Hamlet on tour

17 May 2017


I Know You of Old

16 May 2017


RSC's Rome Season

12 May 2017


The Winter's Tale Livestream

7 May 2017


Shakespeare within the Abbey

9 April 2017


Almeida Hamlet transfers to Harold Pinter Theatre

28 March 2017


Othello at Wilton's Music Hall

28 March 2017


Scripts for Supper

3 March 2017


Playing Hamlet

28 February 2017




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