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Duration: 2 hours, 48 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Antony Sher stars as Falstaff in the RSC's 2014 production of Shakespeare’s history play, directed by the company’s artistic director, Gregory Doran. Show more

Contributors

King Henry IV:
Jasper Britton
Prince Hal:
Alex Hassell
Falstaff:
Antony Sher
Earl of Worcester:
Antony Byrne
Earl of Northumberland:
Sean Chapman
Mistress Quickly:
Paola Dionisotti
Lord Edward Mortimer:
Robert Gilbert
Lady Mortimer:
Nia Gwynne
Producer:
John Wyver
Director:
Gregory Doran

In Conversation

Episode 6: Antony Sher and Greg Doran in Conversation with Sue MacGregor

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Sue MacGregor talks to Antony Sher and Greg Doran about their stage work together and their passion for Shakespeare. Over the last two decades they have collaborated on ten shows. Show more

Contributors

Interviewer:
Sue MacGregor
Interviewed Guest:
Antony Sher
Interviewed Guest:
Gregory Doran
Executive Producer:
Pauline Law

Duration: 2 hours, 23 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

From the stage of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, David Tennant, Catherine Tate and guests mark the life of William Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of the playwright's death. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
David Tennant
Presenter:
Catherine Tate
Participant:
Judi Dench
Participant:
Ian McKellen
Executive Producer:
Phil Dolling
Producer:
John Wyver
Director:
Gregory Doran

The Richard Dimbleby Lecture

Gregory Doran: Is Shakespeare Chinese?

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Gregory Doran, artistic director of the RSC, who has been described as one of the 'great Shakespearians of his generation', delivers the 2016 Richard Dimbleby Lecture. Show more

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Michael Wood goes in search of the Roman poet Ovid. Metamorphoses made him a superstar but then came scandal and exile. His story is told in his own words, by Simon Russell Beale. Show more

Duration: 3 hours, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Four

David Tennant and Patrick Stewart star in a film of the Royal Shakespeare Company's critically lauded, award-winning modern-dress production of Shakespeare's great play. Show more

Contributors

Claudius/The Ghost:
Patrick Stewart
Gertrude:
Penny Downie
Ophelia:
Mariah Gale
Rosencrantz/Second Gravedigger:
Sam Alexander
Guildenstern:
Tom Davey
Gravedigger:
Mark Hadfield
Player King:
John Woodvine
Osric/Player Queen:
Ryan Gage
Dumbshow King:
Samuel Dutton
Dumbshow Queen/Priest:
Jim Hooper
Reynaldo/Dumbshow Poisoner:
David Ajala
Marcellus:
Keith Osborn
Barnardo:
Ewen Cummins
Francisco/Fortinbras:
Robert Curtis
Voltemand:
Roderick Smith
Cornelia:
Andrea Harris
Lucianus:
Ricky Champ
Lady-in-waiting:
Riann Steele
Lady-in-waiting:
Zoe Thorne
Director:
Gregory Doran

Front Row

Antony Sher and Gregory Doran, Writing video games, Hendrik Groen

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

Sir Antony Sher and Gregory Doran talk about King Lear, how video games are embracing narrative, and the anonymous author of The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 1/4 Years Old. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest:
Antony Sher
Interviewed Guest:
Gregory Doran
Interviewed Guest:
James Swallow
Interviewed Guest:
Rhianna Pratchett

Duration: 59 minutes

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

A celebration of the LGBTQ community's contribution to the arts in Britain. Featuring interviews with leading figures from right across the arts in Britain. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Simon Napier-Bell
Interviewed Guest:
Andy Bell
Interviewed Guest:
Val McDermid
Interviewed Guest:
Maggi Hambling
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Hollinghurst
Interviewed Guest:
Wayne Sleep
Interviewed Guest:
Nick Grimshaw
Interviewed Guest:
Jon Savage
Interviewed Guest:
Russell T Davies
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Coles
Interviewed Guest:
Sarah Waters
Interviewed Guest:
Alan Cumming
Interviewed Guest:
Stephen Fry
Interviewed Guest:
Jeanette Winterson
Interviewed Guest:
Holly Johnson
Interviewed Guest:
Antony Sher
Interviewed Guest:
Gregory Doran
Interviewed Guest:
Isaac Julien
Interviewed Guest:
Julie Goodyear
Interviewed Guest:
Asifa Lahore
Interviewed Guest:
Will Young
Interviewed Guest:
David Hockney
Interviewed Guest:
Sandi Toksvig
Director:
James House
Executive Producer:
Neil Crombie
Executive Producer:
Joe Evans
Production Company:
Swan Films

Front Row

David Tennant and Gregory Doran; Bill Bryson; Sex on film and TV

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for over a year

David Tennant and Gregory Doran on their new staging of Richard II, Bill Bryson examines the year 1927, and sexual addiction and research are the focus for a new film and TV drama. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Mark Lawson
Interviewed Guest:
David Tennant
Interviewed Guest:
Gregory Doran
Interviewed Guest:
Bill Bryson