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Shakespeare Live! From the RSC

Synopsis
David Tennant and Catherine Tate host a celebration of the life and legacy of Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of his death. Among those joining them on stage at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre are Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, Benedict Cumberbatch, David Suchet and Prince Charles. Also on the bill are singers Gregory Porter and Rufus Wainwright, rapper Akala and comedian Tom Minchin, plus the English National Opera and the Royal Ballet. [120 minutes]
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Television
Transmission details
23 Apr 2016 at 20:30 (Channel: BBC1)
Duration
120 mins

Credits

Director
Bridget Caldwell; Gregory Doran
Producer
Catherine Sirk; John Wyver

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

General
The broadcast overran by c15 minutes from the scheduled time.

Online Availability

Online URL
https://store.bbc.com/shakespeare-live-from-the-rsc
Online price
£1.89
Online format
Download

Archive

Name

BFI National Archive

Web
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Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7436 0165
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN

Distributor

Name

2 Entertain Video

Email
DVDenquiryline@bbc.com
Web
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Phone
020 7612 3000
Fax
020 7612 3003
Address
BBC Worldwide
33 Foley Street
London
W1W 7TL
Notes
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Retail outlets

Online Retailer

Name

BBC Store

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Notes
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