- FIRST IMAGE OF LILY JAMES AND RICHARD MADDEN IN ROMEO AND JULIET RELEASED
- ROMEO AND JULIET WILL BE BROADCAST LIVE TO CINEMAS ACROSS THE UK AND INTERNATIONALLY ON THURSDAY 7 JULY 2016
- TICKETS FOR THE CINEMA BROADCAST OF ROMEO AND JULIET ON SALE FROM TODAY AT BRANAGHTHEATRELIVE.COM
- THE WINTER’S TALE, STARRING KENNETH BRANAGH AND JUDI DENCH, WILL BE BROADCAST LIVE TO CINEMAS TONIGHT
- TRAILER AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD HERE
The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company, in partnership with Picturehouse Entertainment, has confirmed that the date of the next Branagh Theatre Live cinema broadcast will be Romeo and Juliet on Thursday 7 July 2016. Tickets for the broadcast of Romeo and Juliet and details of participating cinemas can be found at branaghtheatrelive.com.
Reuniting the stars of his celebrated film Cinderella, Kenneth Branagh will direct Richard Madden and Lily James in Shakespeareʼs heartbreaking tale of forbidden love, with Derek Jacobi as Mercutio. Romeo and Juliet will play at the Garrick from 12 May to 13 August 2016.
The Winter’s Tale, which is now sold out at the Garrick, will be screened in more than 1,300 cinemas worldwide, including over 500 in the UK this evening at 19:00 (Thursday 26 November). Additional encore screenings will be held throughout December and January. Tickets are now on sale and participating cinemas can be found at www.branaghtheatrelive.com
The Winter’s Tale, Shakespeare’s timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption, which opened to critical acclaim at London’s Garrick Theatre on 7 November, is reimagined in a new production co-directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh. Judi Dench plays Paulina oppositeKenneth Branagh as Leontes.
The cinema broadcasts of The Winter’s Tale and Romeo and Juliet will be directed by Benjamin Caron, who has also recently collaborated with Kenneth Branagh on the forthcoming series ofWallander, due to be broadcast on the BBC in 2016. John Osborne’s The Entertainer, which will be the final production in the Plays at the Garrick season (20 August – 12 November), will also be broadcast to cinemas in 2016.
The Winter’s Tale, Harlequinade / All On Her Own, Red Velvet, The Painkiller, Romeo and Juliet and The Entertainer make up the inaugural Plays at the Garrick season for the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company. For more information and to buy theatre tickets for these productions please see www.branaghtheatre.com
Cinema ticket bookings: branaghtheatrelive.com
The Winter’s Tale is currently playing in repertory alongside Rattigan double bill Harlequinade / All On Her Own at the Garrick.
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THE WINTERʼS TALE
17 October 2015 – 16 January 2016
Press performance: 7 November 2pm
Captioned Performance: 9 December 7.30pm
Audio Described Performance: 16 December 7.30pm
The Winter’s Tale will play in repertory with Harlequinade. Performances of The Winter’s Tale will be as follows:
17, 19, 20, 21, 29, 30 & 31 October at 7.30pm
31 October at 2.30pm
3, 6, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26 & 30 November at 7.30pm
4, 14, 21 & 25 November at 2.30pm
1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 31 December at 7.30pm,
2, 9, 16, 23, 24 & 31 December at 2.30pm
2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 & 16 January at 7.30pm
2, 9 & 16 January at 2.30pm
HARLEQUINADE / ALL ON HER OWN
24 October 2015 – 13 January 2016
Press performance: 7 November 8pm
Captioned Performance: 10 December 7.30pm
Audio Described Performance: 15 December 7.30pm
Harlequinade will play in repertory with The Winter’s Tale. Performances of Harlequinade will be as follows:
24, 26, 27 & 28 October at 7.30pm
28 October at 2.30pm
2, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 27 & 28 November at 7.30pm
11, 18 & 28 November at 2.30pm
3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 19, 21, 24, 28, 29 & 30 December at 7.30pm
5, 12, 19 & 28 December at 2.30pm
4, 5, 6, 11, 12 & 13 January at 7.30pm
6 & 13 January at 2.30pm
ROMEO AND JULIET
12 May 2016 – 13 August 2016
Press performance: 25 May 7pm
Live cinema broadcast: 7 July
Captioned Performance: 31 May 7.30pm
Audio Described Performance: 7 June 7.30pm
Performances Monday – Saturday with 2.30pm matinee performances on Wednesdays and Saturdays excluding 14 May and 25 May.