'Shakespeare read by a great actor is a wonderful thing and the readings here are a delight.'
Released alongside a spectacular edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets for the Apple iPad, this beautifully produced DVD features specially filmed performances of all 154 Sonnets by a stellar cast of actors including, Fiona Shaw, Sir Patrick Stewart and David Tennant.
William Shakespeare's Sonnets are among the most beautiful and most fascinating poems ever written. All of the poems, together with their enigmatic Dedication, are featured in readings by a star-studded cast. A full-colour accompanying booklet features each actor, a list of their Sonnets and a short biobraphy.
Other contributors include actors Simon Callow, Simon Russell Beale, Kim Cattrall, Dominic West and Stephen Fry, as well as prominent experts on Shakespeare such as Professor James Shapiro and voice coach Cicely Berry.
The mysteries and marvels of Shakespeare's Sonnets are revealed as never before in these vivid, compelling and accessible performances.
Please note this is a Region 0 PAL DVD
Actors featured in Shakespeare's Sonnets
Oliver Ford Davies
Simon Russell Beale
Sir Patrick Stewart