Shakespeare Live! From The RSC (DVD)
A tribute to William Shakespeare, the world's greatest playwright and storyteller, marking the 400th anniversary of his death, hosted by David Tennant and featuring Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Benedict Cumberbatch, Helen Mirren and Prince Charles, among many others. Through a combination of the performing arts, this show celebrates Shakespeare's plays and their enduring influence on music, dance, opera, musical theatre and comedy worldwide. The once-in-a-lifetime cast, assembled and directed by the artistic director of the RSC Gregory Doran, includes David Suchet, John Lithgow, Antony Sher and Simon Russell Beale as well as Alison Moyet, Gregory Porter, Rufus Wainwright, the English National Opera, Stratford-upon-Avon's Orchestra of the Swan and the Royal Ballet. Alongside numerous theatrical performances, Shakespeare live. Also features Shakespeare-inspired work spanning the musical genres, including hip-hop, blues, musical theatre, jazz, opera and classical numbers based on the plays.
Running Time: 142 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 30/05/2016
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