Branagh Theatre Live!

Posted on: 20th November 2015

The Playhouse is delighted to announce screenings of the first ever season of Branagh Theatre Live!


winters tale

The season will start with a special afternoon encore screening of ‪‎The Winter's Tale‬ starring the wonderful Dame Judi Dench and Sir Kenneth Branagh on Saturday 9th January 2016 at 2.30pm!

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.

The Winter's Tale will star a remarkable group of actors, featuring Judi Dench as Paulina, alongside Tom Bateman (Florizel), Jessie Buckley (Perdita), Hadley Fraser (Polixenes), Miranda Raison (Hermione) and Kenneth Branagh as Leontes.

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Also on sale now...

Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet
by William Shakespeare
Thursday 7th July 2016, 7pm
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 (best known as Robb Stark in the HBO series Game of Thrones) and Lily James (Lady Rose in Downton Abbey and Disney's Cinderella 2015) as Romeo and Juliet and Sir Derek Jacobi as Mercutio.

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Coming soon...

Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company presents

The Entertainer
By John Osborne

Featuring Kenneth Branagh
Thursday 13th October 2016

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.


CLICK HERE for more information about Kenneth Branagh's plays at the Garrick Theatre

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