Theatre and Shows Online

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If you are missing your regular trip to the theatre why not browse our  list of plays and shows that can be viewed online. Information courtesy of Rowena Perry from Wokingham Library’s Play Reading Group.

Theatre:
National Theatre: from 2nd April and each Thursday at 7 p.m. the NT will show a NT Live production of their top plays, starting with ‘One Man Two Guvnors‘, on the YouTube platform.
Details at http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUDq1XzCY0NIOYVJvEMQjqw

Hampstead Theatre: a production each week for three weeks. This week ‘Wild‘ by Mike Bartlett.
Details at: https://www.hampsteadtheatre.com/

BBC:
Culture in Quarantine: an extensive selection of plays, exhibitions, talks and art festivals including the Royal Shakespeare Company and Northern Ballet.
Details: https://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2020/culture-in-quarantine

 

RSC:

sign up for a 30-day free trial on Marquee TV, the performing arts streaming service with a catalogue of more than 400 dance, opera and theatre productions. Seventeen RSC shows available through the service, including Hamlet (pictured), Richard II with David Tennant, and King Lear with Antony Sher. https://www.marquee.tv/viewplans

 

TWELFTH NIGHT WATCH ALONG: acclaimed 2017 production of Shakespeare’s comedy, featuring Adrian Edmondson as Malvolio and Kara Tointon as Olivia, will premiere on Marquee TV on Saturday 11 April, with the watch-along starting at 7.15pm.

 

PLAYS ON THE BBC: partnered with the BBC to bring audiences six shows between now and September, as part of their Culture in Quarantine initiative. The plays chosen include our recent productions of Macbeth, with Christopher Eccleston in the title role, and Romeo and Juliet (pictured).

 

Royal Court Theatre:

Cyprus Avenue https://royalcourttheatre.com/whats-on/cyprus-avenue-film/

 

The Original Theatre Company:

The Croft http://www.originaltheatre.com/portfolio-item/the-croft/

 

The Barn Theatre:

Henry V https://barntheatre.org.uk/performances/henry-v

 

Subscription theatre websites:

https://www.digitaltheatre.com/consumer

https://globeplayer.tv/

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