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Review: Twelfth Night (*****) Trevor Nunn

  Twelfth Night is available for streaming from Amazon.com for $8.99 DVD of Twelfth Night available from Amazon.co.uk for £3.99 DVD of Twelfth Night available from Amazon.com from  $15.74 Note that prices quoted are indicative and subject to change. Check the prices on the Vendors’ pages at the links above.   Our Bottom Line:   This is a really fantastic version of this play. It isn’t the most accurate; if you’re looking to study …Read More

Review: The Globe Production of Henry IV Part I (****)

The Globe’s production of Henry IV Part I is available: – For streaming from The Globe Player (£6 /~ $9) – For purchase and download as an MP4 from The Globe Player (£10 / ~$15) – As a DVD from Amazon.co.uk for  £20 / ~$30.00 and from Amazon.com  for $19.59 Note that prices quoted are indicative and subject to change. Check the prices on the Vendors’ pages at the links above.  If you want to know …Read More

Review: RSC “The Winter’s Tale” on DVD – 1999 (****)

The RSC production of The Winter’s Tale  is available as a DVD  from  Amazon.co.uk  for £19.73 and from Amazon.com for $14.79 Note that prices quoted are indicative and subject to change. Check the prices on the Vendors’ pages at the links above. Our Bottom Line: All in all, it’s certainly not a perfect version of the play (not that such a thing could ever exist).  It’s still a very strong production which offers …Read More

Review: Shakespeare in Love (*****)

Shakespeare in Love  is available as a DVD  from  Amazon.co.uk  for £2.70 and from Amazon.com for $6.59 It is also available for rent or buy via Instant Video  from Amazon.co.uk  for £2.49 – £7.99 or from  Amazon.com for $2.99 – $9.99 Note that prices quoted are indicative and subject to change. Check the prices on the Vendors’ pages at the links above. Our Bottom Line: The script is ingenious, the cast are fantastic, the score is …Read More

Review: 10 Things I Hate About You (****)

10 Things I Hate About You  is available as a DVD  from  Amazon.co.uk  for £4.09 and from Amazon.com for $8.58 It is also available for rent from Amazon.com for $2.99 – $3.99 Note that prices quoted are indicative and subject to change. Check the prices on the Vendors’ pages at the links above. Our Bottom Line: This is not Shakespeare [though derived from The Taming of the Shrew]. However, I think it’s very much …Read More

Review: Maxine Peake’s Hamlet (*****)

Maxine Peake’s Hamlet can be streamed from Amazon Prime UK for £4.49 The DVD of Hamlet with Maxine Peake available from Amazon.com for $29.92 The DVD of Hamlet with Maxine Peake available from Amazon.co.uk for £15.99 Prices may very from above. Check with supplier   Our Bottom Line: This version [of Hamlet] was around three and a half hours. But it really didn’t feel long. I would happily have skipped back …Read More

Review, Globe Theatre’s Merchant of Venice (****)

The Globe Theatre’s production of The Merchant of Venice is not yet available for streaming. We’ll let you know when that changes. Tickets for the production at The Globe Theatre are available at: The Globe Ticket Office Our Bottom Line: All in all, a really fantastic evening’s entertainment, funny, moving and thought-provoking, and an excellent production of a tricky and somewhat controversial play. If you’re in London while this season lasts, I …Read More

Review: BBC Shakespeare Collection – Hamlet (***)

The BBC’s Shakespeare Collection production of Hamlet is available: – For streaming from Ambrose Digital ($25 / ~£16) – For streaming from Amazon.com ($1.99 / ~£1.35) – As a DVD from Amazon.co.uk for  £6.98 (£2.86 used) / Note that prices quoted are indicative and subject to change. Check the prices on the Vendors’ pages at the links above.   If you want to know more about the best Shakespeare shows to watch at …Read More

Review: Old Vic’s The Crucible (****)

The Old Vic’s production of The Crucible is available: – For streaming from DigitalTheatre.com (£4 / ~$6.00) Note that prices quoted are indicative and subject to change. Check the prices on the Vendors’ pages at the links above.  If you want to find other great plays to stream, check out our Great Shows to watch at home page, or check out our Globe Player Help page – with over 1,000 ‘likes’ it points up which Globe …Read More

Review: The Globe Production of Othello (****)

The Globe’s production of Othello is available: – For streaming from The Globe Player (£3 /~ $4.50) – As a DVD from Amazon.co.uk for  £17.34 / ~$27.00 and from Amazon.com  for $14.99 Note that prices quoted are indicative and subject to change. Check the prices on the Vendors’ pages at the links above. If you want to know more about how to stream a Globe production, check out our: HELP TO WATCH A GLOBE SHAKESPEARE …Read More

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