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Shakespeare Live! From the RSC

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The BBC and the Royal Shakespeare Company celebrate 400 years of William Shakespeare and his extraordinary legacy in this hugely ambitious event recorded live at Stratford-upon-Avon. The celebration is hosted by RSC actor and former Doctor Who David Tennant and features stage and screen luminaries Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, and Joseph Fiennes, as well as singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright, The English National Opera, The Royal Ballet, and much, much more! The Shakespeare Show tells the story of Shakespeare's life through his own songs, sung by some unexpected faces, often in the places where he lived: from his childhood home, to the church where he was baptized and is now buried. This is a star-studded evening 400 years in the making!


Al Murray
Alex Hassell
Alex Waldmann
Alison Moyet
Anne-Marie Duff
Antony Sher
Benedict Cumberbatch
Catherine Tate
David Suchet
David Tennant
Emma Carrington
Harriet Walter
Helen Mirren
Henry Goodman
Ian Mckellen
Jalaal Hartley
John Lithgow
Joseph Fiennes
Judi Dench
Kingslee ‘Akala’ Daley
Mariah Gale
Natey Jones
Nicholas Lumley
Nitin Sawhney
Paapa Essiedu
Rhian Lois
Richard Atwill
Richard David-Caine
Rory Kinnear
Rufus Hound
Rufus Wainwright
Simon Russell Beale
Theo Ogundipe
Tim Minchin
Tom Stourton



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