Branagh Theatre Live, Encore: The Winter’s Tale

6th Jan 2016 - 7:00pm

The Arts Centre

The Winters Tale
Wednesday 6th January 7.00pm
Branagh Theatre Live, Encore presents: The Winter’s Tale
William Shakespeare

The first season of the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live promises an exceptional series of plays broadcast to cinemas from London’s Garrick Theatre over the course of a year.

The season begins with The Winter’s Tale. Shakespeare’s timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption is reimagined in a new production co-directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh, following their triumphant staging of Macbeth in Manchester and Manhattan.

King Leontes appears to have everything: power, wealth, a loving family and friends. But sexual jealousy sets in motion a chain of events with tragic consequences…

The Winter’s Tale will star a remarkable group of actors, featuring Judi Dench as Paulina, alongside Tom Bateman (Florizel), Jessie Buckley (Perdita), Hadley Fraser (Polixenes), Miranda Raison (Hermione) and Kenneth Branagh as Leontes.

Cert: As Live 12A
Running Time: 3 hours 15 mins

Tickets £12 / £10 concessions / £5 Edge Hill University students