Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter’s Tale
Starring: Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench
Director: Rob Ashford & Kenneth Branagh, Directed for cinema by Benjamin Caron
Producers: Kenneth Branagh, Tamar Thomas, Edward Snape, Marilyn Eardley, Jon Bath
Photo credit: JOHAN PERSSON
Due to phenomenal demand, The Winter’s Tale, Shakespeare’s timeless tragicomedy of obsession and redemption,returns to cinemas this festive season. Thisbeautifully reimagined production,co-directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh,featuresa remarkable castincludingDame Judi Dench as Paulina, alongside Tom Bateman, Jessie Buckley, Hadley Fraser, Miranda Raison and Sir Kenneth Branagh as Leontes.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…This critically acclaimed production was the first in the hugely successful Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live season that wasbroadcast to cinemas from London’s Garrick Theatre over the course of a yearin 2015.
Running Time: 3hrs 4mins (TBC)
Advisory BBFC Certificate: (TBC)