The Wellesley Cinema will join venues around the world on Saturday 23rd April in screening celebrations marking the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death from his birthplace in Stratford.
Shakespeare Live! From the RSC features performances of some of the greatest dramatic scenes ever written, played by some of the UK’s greatest actors, as well as songs, comedy, dances and music celebrating Shakespeare’s legacy.
The cast includes: Akala (Hip Hop Shakespeare), Roger Allam, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Simon Russell Beale, Ian Bostridge, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Anne Marie Duff, English National Opera, Paapa Essiedu, Joseph Fiennes, Alexandra Gilbreath, Henry Goodman, the cast of Horrible Histories, Rufus Hound, Rory Kinnear, John Lithgow, Ian McKellan, Midlands Youth Jazz Orchestra, Tim Minchin, Helen Mirren, Alison Moyet, Al Murray, Pippa Nixon, Orchestra of the Swan, Gregory Porter, the Royal Ballet, Antony Sher, The Shires, Meera Syal, David Suchet, Catherine Tate, Rufus Wainwright and Harriet Walter.
The show is directed by Gregory Doran and hosted by David Tennant and Catherine Tate.
Shakespeare Live! From the RSC: 8.15pm Wellesley Cinema, Mantle Street, Wellington. Advance booking from www.wellesleycinema.co.uk