Amazon dropped 20 titles from the BBC’s archives into Prime Video a couple days ago, giving US viewers several days worth of adapted works to watch.
Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson lead an all-star cast for the latest adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy, King Lear, to be shown on both sides of the pond.
The first series of Upstart Crow, part of the BBC’s Shakespeare Festival 2016 marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, has arrived in the US.
It’s summer blockbuster time, but CGI special effects and animation have nothin’ on the slapstick and word play of Shakespeare’s farcical The Comedy of Errors, which arrives in cinemas across the US and UK next week.
If William Shakespeare were alive today, I think he would be chuffed that Shakespeare’s Globe has embraced streaming technology and is now bringing many of the theatre’s productions to audiences in the States via video on demand.
‘Tis much ado about Globe On Screen, because its 2014 North American Season brings Roger Allam, Stephen Fry, Mark Rylance, and other British screen and stage actors in Shakespeare productions to select cinemas in the US and Canada starting next
PBS is pulling out the stops in celebrating the 40th Anniversary Season of Great Performances with its premiere of the BBC’s magnificent The Hollow Crown.
If you’ve ever wanted to see David Tennant tread the boards, here’s your chance.