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You can stream Shakespeare direct from his hometown starting this month

Fast Company – “Here’s a great way to brush up on your Bard while you’re locked down in sweet sorrow. Streaming service BroadwayHD has reached a deal with Britain’s famed Royal Shakespeare Company to stream a number of past productions from its back catalogue, the companies said today. The theater-centric service will add nine RSC works in January, beginning today with productions of Hamlet and King Lear that were filmed in 2016. Additional works will debut on the platform in February and March. Here’s the full lineup for January:

  • King Lear (2016): starring Antony Sher, directed by Gregory Doran.
  • Antony and Cleopatra (2017): directed by Iqbal Khan, starring Josette Simon and Antony Byrne.
  • Hamlet (2016): starring Paapa Essiedu (I May Destroy You).
  • Macbeth (2018): starring Christopher Eccleston and Niamh Cusack, directed by Polly Findlay.
  • Measure for Measure (2019): directed by Gregory Doran.
  • Love’s Labour’s Lost (2014): directed by Christopher Luscombe.
  • The Merry Wives of Windsor (2018): directed by Fiona Laird.
  • Two Gentlemen of Verona (2014): directed by Simon Godwin.
  • Timon of Athons (2018): directed by Simon Godwin, starring Kathryn Hunter…”

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