The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company – Plays at the Garrick 2015-16

 

plays-at-the-garrick-1The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company, in partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment, will broadcast three productions of its year-long Plays at the Garrick season live to cinemas worldwide. Pannonia Entertainment distributes these unmissable theatre plays to cinemas across Hungary, Croatia, Poland and Romania.

 

Working in collaboration with artistic associates, director Rob Ashford and designer Christopher Oram, the acclaimed actor-director Kenneth Branagh (Henry V, Hamlet, Dead Again, Cinderella) presents an exceptional series of plays that brings together a remarkable group of actors.

 

weboldalra_winterstaleThe Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare

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Cast includes JUDI DENCH and KENNETH BRANAGH
Running time 3h30 approx

The first production, A Winter’s Tale, will be broadcast live on November 26, 2015. Shakespeare’s timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption is reimagined in a new production co-directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh, following their triumphant staging of Macbeth in Manchester and Manhattan. Judi Dench will play Paulina, Kenneth Branagh will play Leontes.

The other two productions, Romeo and Juliet and The Entertainer, will be broadcast later in the season.

Click here to watch The Winter’s Tale trailer

romeoandjuliet_webreRomeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Cast includes LILY JAMES, RICHARD MADDEN and DEREK JACOBI
Live broadcast: 7 Jul 2016 7pm
Running time 3h30 approx

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live cinema season continues with a new vision of Shakespeare’s heartbreaking tale of forbidden love. Branagh and his creative team present a modern passionate version of the classic tragedy. A longstanding feud between Verona’s Montague and Capulet families brings about devastating consequences for two young lovers caught in the conflict.

Reuniting the stars of his celebrated film of Cinderella, Kenneth Branagh directs Richard Madden and Lily James as Romeo and Juliet and Sir Derek Jacobi as Mercutio.

theentertainer_webreThe Entertainer by John Osborne

Cast includes KENNETH BRANAGH
Live broadcast: 27 Oct 2016 7pm

Set against the backdrop of post-war Britain, John Osborneʼs modern classic conjures the seedy glamour of the old music halls for an explosive examination of public masks and private torment. Rob Ashford directs Kenneth Branagh as the unforgettable Archie Rice.