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Posted on Tue 31 Mar 2020
Shakespeare's Globe will release six productions on its Globe Player service for free, it has been announced. All Globe Player productions are captioned, with each show presented for two weeks on a rolling cycle from 6 April.
The shows are Hamlet starring artistic director Michelle Terry (2018), Romeo and Juliet with Ellie Kendrick and Adetomiwa Edun (2009), A Midsummer Night's Dream with Michelle Terry (2013), The Winter's Tale with Annette Badland (2018), The Two Noble Kinsmen with Brian Dick (2018) and The Merry Wives of Windsor (2019) with Bryony Hannah.
The venue will also present a variety of new digital material including 37 short films that are created as part of the "The Complete Walk" initiative, while the theatre's podcast Such Stuff will present notes from Terry and Paul Ready's Shakespeare Diaries.
The theatre will release all of the "Globe to Globe" performances for free on the Globe Player, while other artists contributing include Sandi Toksvig, Kathryn Hunter and Jenifer Toksvig, with new resources available to help those teaching children from home.
Plans are afoot for Mark Rylance to help the theatre support Shakespeare's birthday, while it has been noted that one third of ticketholders have donated the cost of their ticket to the theatre.
Watch now at globeplayer.tv.
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