The Shakespeare Show Synopsis
Fathom Events and BBC Worldwide celebrate 400 years of the world’s greatest playwright when The Shakespeare Show, co-hosted by David Tennant and Catherine Tate, comes to select cinemas nationwide for a star-studded one-night event on Monday, May 23.

Movie Reviews

Kudos for Shakespeare's Show

By frenchjames74
The Shakespeare Show, presented on the Bard's birthday, was a marvelous review of the impact of his works I have seen. There have been numerous, somewhat similar productions in the past, but this...

All The World's Agape

By amu2008grads
The BBC and the RSC are two of the most venerable artistic institutions in the UK, and this show perfectly encapsulates why they also are responsible for safeguarding that bastion of British culture,...

The Bard won't leave you bored!

By Ibmdjd
Prepared for hours of Shakespearean plays sonnets and adulation, I was mesmerized by history music,ballet and ways of seeing Shakespeare out side the box. It was one of those nights you wish would...

Thoroughly enjoyable

By L-K-N
A wonderful collection of artists from hip hop to jazz to ballet to opera to theater. A marvelous ensemble from young beginners to some of the world's greatest veterans. The production only got...


By gdhenderson
What a wonderful way for young people to be introduced to Shakespeare and for the rest of us to revel in the impact he has had across the arts and around the world....

Shakespeare inspires all arts

By Musekey
Marvelous celebration of Shakespeare! Theater, opera, ballet, hip hop, B'way musicals, jazz... Glittering with stars and students alike! Please re-broadcast!...

The Shakespeare Show

By dmorgan1
This was a terrific show. There was the opening big dance number of Sharks vs. Jets, from West Side Story; the balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet; ballet numbers; videos about the life of the Bard;...

Celebrating Shakespeare

By kellyos127
It wasn't the same as actually being in Stratford for Shakespeare's 400th, but it was a pretty close second!...

The Shakespeare Show

By primujo1
A marvelous presentation - good enough to warrant an encore performance....

Wonderful evening of magic!

By lamartyr
This event was as close as I'll ever get to Stratford-upon-Avon. The performances were excellent, especially Sir Ian McKellan! You felt as if you were in the front row of the audience as music,...

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Rated PG