Shakespeare’s masterpiece of the turbulence of war and the arts of peace tells the romantic story of Henry’s campaign to recapture the English possessions in France. But the ambitions of this charismatic king are challenged by a host of vivid characters caught up in the real horrors of war. Henry V, which opened the new Globe with the words ‘O for a muse of fire’, celebrates the power of language to summon into life courts, pubs, ships and battlefields within the ‘wooden O’ - and beyond.
A talented ensemble cast bring Euripides masterpiece to life. The Bacchae (also called The Bacchants or Bakchai in Greek) tells the story of the god Dionysus (played by Mia Perovetz) who comes to the city of Thebes disguised as a charismatic young man accompanied by a throng of erotic female maenads. The immortal play is a study in fanatical religions and confronts the personal balance that we all must find between order and spontaneity.
A comedy musical stage version of the Phantom of the Opera, filmed live on-stage during a performance in Florida.
Victor, Jack and Winston, three friends and willy old widowers are trapped to their own devices 19 stories up in a Glasgow high rise. "The lift's aff!" and until it gets fixed there's hee haw to do but argue, reminisce and wind each other up.