Registration is now open for our January Tales from Shakespeare, and there's still time to join us for our broadcast of The Tempest next week.

Not every school can make the journey to Shakespeare's home town of Stratford-upon-Avon to see our productions, but if you can't come to us, our free live broadcasts will bring our shows into your classroom.

Registration is now open for two sets of broadcasts: our spectacular 2016 production of The Tempest will be available from 15-19 November, and we have more of Michael Morpurgo's Tales from Shakespeare coming in January 2022.

The Tempest

The Tempest was performed at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre as part of the winter 2016-17 season. Featuring Simon Russell Beale as Prospero, the production also used groundbreaking technology to create a digital avatar of Ariel that was controlled by and projected alongside actor Mark Quartley. 

Registered schools can watch the show on demand from 10am on 15 November to 5pm on 19 November 2021.

Ariel knelt down and gripping to the side of the boat
Mark Quartley as Ariel in the 2016 production of The Tempest.
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Tales from Shakespeare

Based on Michael Morpurgo's book Tales from Shakespeare, these special events for schools introduce students to some of Shakespeare's best-loved plays. The stories are told by both Michael himself and members of our acting company.

Last year, we showed four Tales, and four more will be made available in January 2022: Hamlet, King Lear, The Taming of the Shrew and Henry V.

Each Tale will premiere on a Friday, before staying online for three months for audiences to watch on demand.

Register for our broadcasts