Live from the National Theatre | 50 Years on Stage
The National Theatre first opened its doors in 1963 at the Old Vic, under Sir Laurence Olivier. Now, 800 productions later, a cast of 100 performs live some of the most memorable, ground-breaking, controversial and best-loved scenes from those brilliant plays. Some of the greatest stars ever seen on stage including, James Corden, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dame Judi Dench, Ralph Fiennes, Sir Derek Jacobi, Dame Helen Mirren and Dame Maggie Smith come together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Theatre.Tweet
Hamlet | Playing the Dane
Stars of theatre, television and Hollywood, including Ian McKellen, Richard Briers, Steven Berkoff, Christopher Walken, Kevin Kline, Christopher Plummer and Stacy Keach - describe the emotional highs and lows of the playing the Danish prince.
Bard on the Box | Sir Ludovic Kennedy
Celebrity Shakespeare devotees join members of the public to recite some of Shakespeare’s best-known and best-loved speeches and sonnets. This reading is by Sir Ludovic Kennedy. Shown as part of Shakespeare Fortnight.