Theatre Guide during Covid-19


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A list of places to live stream and watch the best of Theatre from the comfort of your own home.

Globe Player

The magic of The Globe comes to your bedroom, as Globe Player has a library full of Shakespeare plays to stream for free.

Website - Globe Player TV

The Shows Must Go On! 

Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber is calling all musical lovers! Starting this Friday, we’ll be releasing a full-length, smash-hit musical once a week for you to watch for free! It will be available for 48 hours, so you can tune in whenever you like over the weekend!

Youtube - The Shows Must Go On! 

National Theatre

Watch the beautiful and dynamic theatre production of Jane Eyre, a collaboration with Bristol Old Vic, filmed by National Theatre Live at London's National Theatre.

Youtube - National Theatre

Hampstead Theatre at Home

Hampstead Theatre are working in partnership with The Guardian to bring a series of hit productions from its digital archives for free straight into your home.

Website - Hampstead Theatre at Home

The Royal Opera House

As part of the #OurHouseToYourHouse series, join The Royal Opera for a YouTube Premiere of Mozart's Così fan tutte. For subtitles in English, turn closed captions on in the play window.

Youtube - Royal Opera House

RSC - Culture in Quarantine

As part of the BBC's plans to keep bringing arts to audiences during the Coronavirus pandemic, you will be able to watch six of our shows from the comfort of your own home over the next few weeks:

Macbeth (2018), directed by Polly Findlay with Christopher Eccleston and Niamh Cusack
Hamlet (2016), directed by Simon Godwin with Paapa Essiedu
Romeo and Juliet(2018), directed by our Deputy Artistic Director Erica Whyman
Much Ado About Nothing (2014), directed by Christopher Luscombe
Othello (2015), directed by Iqbal Khan with Hugh Quarshie and Lucian Msamati
The Merchant of Venice (2015), directed by Polly Findlay

Website - RSC Culture in Quarantine

Almeida Theatre

And BBC4 is planning an entire cultural programme. Culture in Quarantine is described by the BBC as a "virtual festival of the arts" featuring theatre, dance, visual art and classical music taking place across online, TV and radio, all "rooted in the experience of both voluntary and involuntary isolation".

The recent production of Albion will be part of it. Not to be missed!

Website - Almeida Theatre


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