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Shakespeare Live! From the RSC

From the stage of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon, hosts David Tennant and Catherine Tate are joined by Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Helen Mirren, Meera Syal, David Suchet, Rufus Wainwright, Tim Minchin, Gregory Porter, Joseph Fiennes, English National Opera, The Royal Ballet and Akala for a very special evening.

Together, they mark the life and work of William Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of the playwright's death. This unique event takes place in the presence of Their Royal Highnesses the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, and celebrates Shakespeare's extraordinary legacy and his enduring influence on all performance art forms - from opera to jazz, dance to musicals.

Release date:

2 hours, 23 minutes

Last on

Sat 23 Apr 2016 20:30


Role Contributor
PresenterDavid Tennant
PresenterCatherine Tate
ParticipantJudi Dench
ParticipantIan McKellen
ProducerCatherine Stirk
Executive ProducerPhil Dolling
ProducerJohn Wyver
DirectorGregory Doran

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