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Disney+ adds Inspired by Shakespeare collection

Rosaline, a fresh and comedic twist on Shakespeare’s classic love story Romeo & Juliet, lands on Disney+ on October 14th. The movie is told from the perspective of Juliet’s cousin Rosaline (Kaitlyn Dever), who also happens to be Romeo’s recent love interest. Heartbroken when Romeo (Kyle Allen) meets Juliet (Isabela Merced) and begins to pursue […]

October 12, 2022By Nik Roseveare

CBeebies, Shakespeare’s Globe partner on As You Like It

The BBC is teaming up with Shakespeare’s Globe to bring celebrated comedy As You Like It to families across the UK. This special BBC CBeebies adaptation is set to take audiences both in the iconic theatre and at home, on a magical journey, as Shakespeare’s most famous comedy comes to life. CBeebies’ Steven Kynman (Robert […]

April 19, 2022

BBC reveals coverage plans for COP26

The BBC has announced extensive coverage plans for the UN’s upcoming climate change conference in Glasgow, bringing audiences to the heart of November’s summit with special programming, news and digital coverage. Under the banner of ‘Our Planet Now’, the BBC will bring together its UK and global services to deliver comprehensive coverage of COP26, as […]

October 1, 2021

BBC opens Shakespeare archive

The BBC has made hundreds of its Shakespeare programmes available for free to schools, colleges and universities across the UK. Hundreds of hours of radio and TV productions, interviews and programmes – spanning more than 70 years – are being released, catering for primary school children right through to postgraduate students. The collection includes vintage […]

May 17, 2021

Sky Arts extends partnership with National Theatre Live

Sky Arts has extended its headline sponsorship of National Theatre Live in the UK for a further three years. And this year, in a UK TV first, two of the theatre’s hit productions will also be screened directly to Sky Arts, the UK’s only dedicated arts channel which is now free for everyone to watch […]

October 19, 2020