Broadcast Films and Documentaries

The Wars of the Roses

A compelling version of the RSC’s landmark production of William Shakespeare’s Henry VI trilogy and Richard III. Adapted and directed for the stage by Peter Hall and John Barton, The Wars of the Roses was acknowledged on its premiere in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1963 as one of the defining Shakespeare productions of the post-war years.

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An Age of Kings

Unavailable in Britain for over 50 years, this is the BBC’s compelling 15-part production from 1960 of Shakespeare’s great national pageant of eight History plays.

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Funny, passionate and exciting, an essential tool for anyone trying to get to grips with the Bard. MUSE OF FIRE will change the way you feel about Shakespeare forever.

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Julius Caesar

Set in a modern African state, this fast-moving political thriller of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar is directed by the RSC’s artistic director, Greg Doran, and features a distinguished cast of black actors including Joseph Paterson.

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Macbeth DVD (Patrick Stewart)

Now with subtitles for the hard of hearing

Renzo Piano

Retrospective exhibition opening at the RA 15th September