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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Classic Shakespeare play adapted for television by Russell T Davies. In the tyrannical court of Athens, pitiless dictator Theseus plans his wedding to Hippolyta, a prisoner of war, and young Hermia is sentenced to death by her own father. Meanwhile, in the town below, amateur theatre group the Mechanicals rehearse, with all their comic rivalries. And beyond Athens, in the wild woods, dark forces are stirring. Show less

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