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Review (***) King Lear, The Globe, September ’17, Cinema Live

The Globe’s production of King Lear is available through ‘Encore’bookings, in Australia and New Zealand from 25th November, and may be available in the UK. See CinemaLive.com: . It may also become available on Globe Player, once the current run at The Globe has completed. . Our Bottom Line: This is a forceful production – in its way. You will stay in your seat and not press ‘Pause’. .   Our Review …Read More

Review The Globe’s production of The Tempest *****

The Globe’s production of The Tempest is available: As a DVD from Amazon UK  for £13.36 / ~$20.00. It does not seem to be available in the USA The Tempest can also be streamed from The Globe Player for £5.99 / ~$9.00 or purchased and downloaded as an MP4 for £9.99 / ~$15.00 Prices are indicative – check the actual price at the Vendors’ links above. Our Bottom Line: An extraordinary performance, everything one hopes …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: The Globe production of Macbeth (on Screen) ****

The Globe production of Macbeth is available: As a DVD from Amazon UK for £16.74 or from Amazon USA for $17.29 From The Globe Player for rental (streaming) for £5.99 ($9) or for purchase (download as an MP4) for £9.99 ($15) We are not aware of any way of streaming this production yet Prices are indicative – check the actual price at the Vendors’ links above. If you want to know more about how …Read More

Review: The Globe’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ On-Screen (*****)

The Globe’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is available: – As a DVD from Amazon UK for £15.25 / ~$18 – As a DVD from Amazon.com for $16.98 – From The Globe Player for streaming for £5.99 (~$9) and for download as an MP4 for £11.99 (~$16) Prices are indicative – check the actual price at the Vendors’ links above.  Our Bottom Line: A memorable production. I went home and dreamt a midsummer night’s dream! …Read More

Review: The Globe’s Merry Wives of Windsor (****)

The Globe production of The Merry  Wives of Windsor is available: For streaming from The Globe Player for £4 / ~$6 For download as an MP4 from The Globe Player for  £8 / ~$12 As a DVD from Amazon.co.uk for £19.99 As a DVD from Amazon.com for $19.59 Prices are indicative – check the actual price at the Vendors’ links above. . Our Bottom Line: [This] is an evening of light-hearted amusement with …Read More

Review: The Globe’s Julius Caesar (***)

The Globe Theatre’s production of Julius Caesar (July 2014) is not yet available for streaming. As far as we’re aware, it is also not available on DVD. We’ll let you know if / when that changes. It will be available, broadcast in cinemas, in Australia (6th / 7th June & 20th 21st June), and New Zealand (14th, 15th, 17th, & 20th June) Our Bottom Line: Director Dominic Dromgoole wants you in on …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: The Globe – All’s Well That Ends Well (***)

The Globe’s production of All’s Well That Ends Well is available: – For streaming from The Globe Player (£4 / ~$6) – For streaming from Amazon.com  ($4 / ~ £2.50) – For purchase as an mp4 from The Globe Player (£8 / ~$12) – As a DVD from Amazon UK (£16.46 / ~$25) Prices are indicative – check the actual price at the Vendors’ links above. If you want to know more about how to …Read More

Help with watching a Globe Shakespeare Production wherever you are

Following the launch of the Globe Player which lets you  stream Globe productions to your home, we are launching a service which helps you select the show you want to watch (you don’t want to spend 3 hours watching a not very good show), and then helps you watch it. In the words of the song, we offer you ‘Three Steps to Heaven’: Step 1: Select the  show you want to watch Step 2: …Read More

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