BBC to stream Shakespeare globally

The BBC will live-stream a Bollywood-flavoured version of Shakespeare play A Midsummer Night’s Dream later this week. The Shakespeare’s Globe production of the play, from Emma Rice, will be streamed for free around the world – there is no geo-blocking in place – on the BBC’s Shakespeare Lives website. In the UK, viewers will also […]

BBC sells Shakespeare to Europe

Several European outlets have acquired the rights to Shakespeare Live! From the RSC, a two-hour celebration of the work of the playwright on the 400th anniversary of his death. Spanish pay TV operator Movistar has bought the TV rights, as have Norwegian and Finnish pubcasters NRK and YLE. Franco-German cultural channel Arte has scooped the […]