The Thames Shakespeare Collection – Macbeth, King Lear, Romeo & Juliet, Twelfth Night
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1st December, 2021
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Features electrifying performances from top British actors including Ian McKellen and Judi Dench!
This collection features superlative television productions of four of Shakespeare’s best-loved plays. Featuring electrifying performances from some of Britain’s most accomplished actors and leading RSC players, these productions bring Shakepeare’s work vividly and faithfully to life.
Ian McKellen and Judi Dench lead the RSC cast in Trevor Nunn’s stunning production of Shakespeare’s tale of a Scottish general whose hunger for kingship leads to a reign of terror.
ROMEO & JULIET
Joan Kemp-Welch directs Christopher Neame and Ann Hasson in a BAFTA-nominated adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy of young lovers destroyed by a feud between two families.
Richard Briers and Frances Barber lead the Renaissance Theatre Company in this much-loved comedy of mistaken identity and unrequited desire, staged to huge acclaim by Kenneth Branagh.
Patrick Magee gives a tour de force performance as the elderly king who descends into madness after disposing of his estate between his treacherous daughters Regan and Goneril.