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Alls Well That Ends Well Cast list for 6 players with downloads of e-books (epub)

This cast list provides parts for 6 players to read Alls Well That Ends Well. Each player selects the Player No they’ve been allocated, and can choose to download an ebook to read on an Apple iPhone or iPad in iBooks, or they can read their parts online in  Highlit text format or Parts and Cues, as they prefer. . Click here for help with Play-reading . Free Download of Highlit Text ebooks …Read More

Review: Othello (*****) BBC Shakespeare Collection

The BBC’s Shakespeare Collection production of Othello is available: – For streaming from Ambrose Digital ($25 / £16) – If you live in the UK, you can buy Othello (and 10 other Shakespeare Tragedies) for £19.99 for streaming / download. from the new BBC Store (more about this new BBC store later). – For streaming from Amazon.com ($1.99 / ~£1.25) – As a DVD from Amazon.co.uk for  £18.93 (£9.90 used) / Note that prices quoted …Read More

Review: Love’s Labour’s Lost (****) BBC Shakespeare Collection

The BBC’s Shakespeare Collection production of Love’s Labour’s Lost is available: – For streaming from Ambrose Digital ($25 /~£16) – As a DVD from Amazon.co.uk for  ~$360 / £2.40 ) Note that prices quoted are indicative and subject to change. Check the prices on the Vendors’ pages at the links above. Our Bottom Line: Love’s Labour’s Lost is a difficult play for a modern audinece to ‘get’  – or at least it was for …Read More

Review: Richard II BBC (***) with Derek Jacobi

The BBC’s Shakespeare Collection production of Richard II is available: – For streaming from Ambrose Digital ($25 / ~£16) – As a DVD from Amazon.co.uk for  £15.98 (£5.01 used) / Note that prices quoted are indicative and subject to change. Check the prices on the Vendors’ pages at the links above. Our Bottom Line: Focus on Jacobi’s performance and you will realise that this fine and ‘well-graced’ actor does not disappoint. If it …Read More

Review: Juliette Binoche in Antigone, BBC (****)

The BBC film of  Juliette Binoche playing Antigone is available on the BBC iPlayer for free until around 25th June. As far as we’re aware, it is  not available on DVD. Our Bottom Line: A powerful production of Antigone with a very strong and even cast. Not faultless, but if you’re at all interested in Greek tragedy or theatre, it’s a must to watch, if you can. If you can’t, come to the …Read More

Review: BBC Shakespeare Collection (****)

The BBC’s Shakespeare Collection of 34 productions on 38 DVDs is available: – For purchase as a collection from the BBC shop for £53 / ~$80 – For purchase as a collection from Amazon.co.uk for £72.38 / ~$110 – For purchase as a collection from Amazon.com for $200 N.B. all these versions are Region 2 / PAL, so make sure your TV can play that before purchase Streaming versions of individual …Read More

Documentary on the original production of The Rite of Spring

While searching for the re-construction of the Dhiagalev / Nijinsky / Stravinsky production of The Rite of Spring, I came across this documentary about the original production. With clips of  Stravinsky and Marie Rambert, as well as re-enactment of some of the tense moments during the development of the production, it makes faxcinating watching. See it below in three YouTube clips:           Enjoy!!!  ‘The Director’, Players-Shakespeare.comin …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 home check …Read More

Review: BBC Shakespeare Collection: The Merchant of Venice (****)

The BBC’s Shakespeare Collection production of The Merchant of Venice is available: – For streaming from Ambrose Digital ($25 / £16) – For streaming from Amazon.com ($1.70 / £1.15) – As a DVD from Amazon.co.uk for  £8.98 (£4.16 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 those Shakespeare productions we recommend for watching …Read More

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