Two by Shakespeare - Comedy and Tragedy

Two by Shakespeare - Comedy and Tragedy

Julie Taymor's acclaimed production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, one of Shakespeare's best-loved comedies. And Maxine Peake starring in a unique production of one of his most famous tragedies, HAMLET. Two films offering fresh interpretations of the Bard.

Two by Shakespeare - Comedy and Tragedy
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    From the mind of award-winning director Julie Taymor (The Lion King on Broadway, Frida, Titus) comes a Shakespeare adaptation like none other. Rich with Taymor's trademark creativity, this immersive and darkly poetic cinematic experience brings the play's iconic fairies, spells and hallucinatory ...

  • Hamlet

    Shakespeare’s most iconic work, HAMLET is the ultimate play about loyalty, love, betrayal, murder and madness. Every production is defined by its lead actor. In this stripped back, fresh and fast-paced staging by Sarah Frankcom for the Royal Exchange Theatre, Maxine Peake (THE THEORY OF EVERYTHIN...