Tag Archives: Shakespeare

John Simm, Dervla Kirwan set for ‘the Scottish play’

John Simm and Dervla Kirwan lead the cast of a brand new production of Macbeth, opening next month.

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All-star cast set for King Lear

BBC Two is lining up some of the best British acting talent for a new film of King Lear.

The film will see Anthony Hopkins and Emma Thompson reunite once again. They’ll be joined by the likes of Andrew Scott and Jim Broadbent.

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Daisy Ridley’s Ophelia finds her Hamlet

Daisy Ridley is starring in a new film about the Prince of Denmark, told from the point of view of his doomed love interest Ophelia.

Naomi Watts had previously been announced to play Gertrude and now the roles of Hamlet, Cladius, Laertes and Horatio  have been confirmed.

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