Barbican Film Season - RSC Shakespeare On Screen - Booking For RSC Supporters & Members Opens Today

Booking opens today for RSC members and Supporters for RSC Shakespeare On Screen, a short season of films uncovering highlights from 50 years of Shakespeare in performance.

The season runs during January 2016, to complement the staged King And Country Great Cycle Of Kings at the Barbican Theatre in London. RSC Shakespeare On Screen is curated by John Wyver, the company's Director of Film Productions and the programme of nine specially selected titles includes the 2009 film of Hamlet starring David Tennant and directed by Gregory Doran. Other titles in the programme star Ian McKellern, Peggy Ashcroft, Vanessa Redgrave and David Warner. 

Hamlet screens on January 31st at 2pm.

RSC Supporters and Members can book from 10am today by calling the Barbican Box Office on 020 7638 8894 or online: details of the season are here.

Booking for Barbican members opens tomorrow from 10am. Public booking opens on Monday 12th October. 

The full schedule is:

9th January 2016
Macbeth (1979)

10th January 2016
RSC Shakespeare On Screen: Discussion
With John Wyver, Gregory Doran & guests. Judith Buchanan chairs

10th January 2016
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1959)

11th January 2016
The Wars Of The Roses - Henry VI (1965)

11th January 2016
The Wars Of The Roses - Edward IV (1965)

12th January 2016
The Wars Of The Roses - Richard III (1965)

17th January 2016
Othello (1990)

19th January 2016
As You Like It (1965)

23rd January 2016
King Lear (1971)

24th January 2016
A Midsummer Night's Dream (1996)

31st January 2016
Hamlet (2009)

David Tennant returns to the London stage in January to reprise his award-winning performance as King Richard in Richard II as part of the RSC's King & Country: Shakespeare's Great Cycle Of Kings, staged at the Barbican Theatre, London. For more details click here.