Streaming Service BritBox Will Launch The Complete BBC Television Shakespeare Collection
BritBox, the subscription streaming service from BBC Studios and ITV with the largest collection of British television content in North America, will launch the full BBC Television Shakespeare Collection on May 26 exclusively on the platform. This is the first time all 37 adaptations will be available to stream in one place.
The priceless collection includes some of the finest comedies and dramas in the English language, each celebrating the Bard's iconic contributions to the theatre. These adaptations feature some of the most masterful performers of all time. Amongst the plays are A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM and AS YOU LIKE IT with Oscar Winner Dame Helen Mirren, CYMBELINE with Robert Lindsay, HENRY VI PART with Oscar Winner Brenda Blethyn (Vera),THE TAMING OF THE SHREW with Emmy Winner John Cleese, and ROMEO AND JULIET with Golden Globe Winner Alan Rickman.
"Never before have all 37 of BBC's Shakespeare collection been available in one place, as a huge Shakespeare connoisseur, selfishly I wanted this for myself, I hope everyone feels the same," states Soumya Sriraman, President & CEO BritBox. "We continue on our promise to be the only authentic British service available."
Other titles included in the collection:
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF KING JOHN with Lenoard Rossiter, William Whymper, John Thaw, Mary Morris, Phyllida Law
BritBox is available for $6.99 per month-after an introductory free trial period-on Roku, Apple TV 4th Gen, Samsung, LG and all iOS and Android devices, AirPlay, Chromecast, and online at https://www.britbox.com/us/. BritBox is also available on Amazon Channels for Prime members and on Apple TV Channels on supported devices.
More Hot Stories For You
Tony-Nominated Broadway Actor Nick Cordero Dies at 41
BroadwayWorld is very sad to report that actor Nick Cordero died this morning at 41 years of age at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles after 91 days in the h...
VIDEO: HAMILTON Musicians Perform 'Stars and Stripes Forever'
In a special 4th of July edition of Saturday Night on Broadway, Kurt Crowley, Alex Lacamoire, and more created a special performance of 'Stars and Str...
VIDEO: Watch A CAPITOL FOURTH with Kelli O'Hara, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Renee Fleming and More!
A Capitol Fourth will present a virtual version of its annual concert, in honor of its 40th anniversary. This year's show is co-hosted by John Stamos ...
THE MOUSETRAP To Reopen in the West End on Friday 23 October
Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap - the longest running show in the world, which had to be suspended when the Coronavirus Pandemic resulted in the closu...
Broadway Jukebox: 50 Songs for a Very Red, White and Broadway Fourth of July!
Kick off the holiday weekend with fifty of our favorite patriotic showtunes. From musicals about American history like Ragtime and Hamilton, to Americ...
Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, July 3- It's HAMILTON Day!
Today (July 3) in live streaming: Hamilton arrives on Disney+, the cast reunites on Sirius XM and so much more!...