PBS is set to air Shakespeare Live! From the Royal Shakespeare Company tonight -- find out how and when to watch it.
Shakespeare Live! From the Royal Shakespeare Company was filmed on April 23 this year to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the legendary playwright's death. But the broadcast will air tonight on PBS, with the event featuring some of the greatest acting talents in all of Britain.
Hosted by David Tennant and Catherine Tate, the special features the likes of Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Joseph Fiennes, John Lithgow, Ian McKellen, Helen Mirren, David Suchet, Akala and Hip Hop Shakespeare, Roger Allam, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Ian Bostridge, Anne Marie Duff, Paapa Essiedu, Alexandra Gilbreth, Rory Kinnear, the cast of Horrible Histories, Rufus Hound, Henry Goodman, Midlands Youth Jazz Orchestra, Alison Moyet, Al Murray, Pippa Nixon, the Orchestra of the Swan, Gregory Porter, the Royal Ballet, Antony Sher, The Shires, Rufus Wainwright, and Harriet Walter.
Directed by Royal Shakespeare Company artistic director Gregory Doran, the event is a two-hour affair features both musical and theatrical interpretations to honor Shakespeare's iconic works.
Shakespeare Live! From the Royal Shakespeare Company will begin at 9 p.m. ET/PT and is set to last until 11 p.m. ET/PT.
It remains to be seen if Shakespeare Live! From the Royal Shakespeare Company will be uploaded online after the broadcast, but be sure to check this link in the coming days.