The tragedy’s shades of light are teased out and played with, and much of this owes itself to Michelle Terry’s Hamlet.
Creation Theatre this month invited audiences to watch an interactive, virtual version of Shakespeare’s The Tempest – from the safety of their sofa.
While its buildings all remain closed, the Royal Shakespeare Company will hand over its social media channels to the global community in what it’s calling the “largest-ever celebration of Shakespeare by audiences” in its history.
The BBC film version of a Renaissance rape trial is powerfully resonant, relevant and a riveting watch.
The lockdown streaming schedule for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s free-to-view YouTube Channel The Shows Must Go On, continues this Friday with a broadcast of his blockbuster hit The Phantom of the Opera.
If you, like me at the moment, feel you are missing out on some of the familiar repetitiveness of life, this is thirty minutes you need to watch.
Bubble looks at the issues of free speech, feminism, misogyny, the use of language, the misuse of technology, the moral minefield around reportage, and the rise of hate groups.
Bubble is a play written by Kieran Hurley fpr the digital format, and developed with students from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
This live stream, which premiered on 23 March and remains availa…
Being housebound and isolated is not unfamiliar to many members of the disabled and chronic illness communities, strangely leaving us potentially better equipped than the non-disabled to cope, and experiencing a sudden flood of accessibility.
I wonder how the defiantly independent Jane Eyre would have coped with the prospect of self-isolation, a reality which had 62,000 people tuning in to watch her journey of romance, betrayal and self-discovery.
Gloriously surreal monologue about everyday anxieties in extraordinary circumstances: welcome back the glittering dark!
Kander and Ebb’s Tony Award-winning musical CURTAINS, starring Jason Manford, will be streamed live on Tuesday 14 April 2020 at 7.15pm, with all profits going to Funds For Freelancers.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) has announced that all performances, events and activities will be cancelled up to and including Tuesday 30 June 2020.
Following on from the instant success of National Theatre At Home streaming event, it’s got me thinking about all the other wonderful NT Live screenings that I’d love to come to the small screen as part of this series. I have narrowed it down to my top 10.
Theatrical charity Acting for Others has announced the formation of a separate Covid-19 Fund which will be available to its 14 member charities.
The Polar Bears Go Up sees the Polar Bears off on an adventure to rescue a balloon, utilising multiple inventive methods of transport to climb higher and higher until, eventually, they end up in space.
Just as Hollywood produced slickly sweet, happiness-filled films during the Great Depression, this was the National’s attempt at lifting the nation’s spirits during the darkest times most of us have ever known – and it was a great success.
For the first time, Chichester Festival Theatre will stream a selection of its archive productions online, beginning with its award-winning 2018 musical Flowers for Mrs Harris from this Thursday 9 April 2020 ahead of the Easter weekend.
A brand-new radio play of David Nicholls’ hit 2005 comic novel The Understudy will be performed by a stellar cast including Stephen Fry and released next month to raise funds for the theatre industry which is facing a devastating impact from the Covid-19 health crisis.
These shows, originally filmed as part of the flagship’s NT Live project, are now available on its YouTube channel. The first is Richard Bean’s gloriously silly farce, One Man, Two, Guvnors, starring the irrepressible and Tony-award winning James Corden.
Orangutan is presented by Cup of Brew, written by Toby King, directed by Fiona Kingwill, and performed by Louise Waller. We first meet Alice sitting on her messy bed, overflowing with cushions and clothes. Her mind shoots off in all directions. She’s surrounded on all sides by the audience.
Orangutan is presented by Cup of Brew, written by Toby King, directed by Fiona Kingwill, and performed by Louis…