A wide-ranging collection of important Shakespeare dramas, performances, and documentaries made for the BBC, Channel 4 and other producers including Patrick Stewart’s Macbeth, the RSC’s Julius Caesar, Fiona Shaw’s Richard II, and sumptuous boxed sets of The Wars of the Roses and An Age of Kings.
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Macbeth has been lauded as the finest production of Shakespeare’s Scottish play for over a quarter of a century. In 2000, it played to packed houses in Stratford, London, and theatres abroad.View Details >>
Set in a modern, post-independence African state, this fast-moving political thriller of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar is directed by the RSC’s Greg Doran and features a distinguished cast of black actors including Paterson Joseph and Jeffry Kissoon.View Details >>
A sumptuous and startling television film, Richard II offers a unique interpretation of Shakespeare’s tale of a monarch’s downfall. Two decades on, Illuminations is delighted to release this landmark production on DVD with extras featuring interviews with Deborah Warner and Fiona Shaw and a gallery of stunning stills.View Details >>
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.View Details >>