RSC reveals The Winter's Tale on BBC Four first look images and broadcast date
Shakespeare's classic is filmed especially for broadcast
The RSC has given a first look at its filmed production of The Winter's Tale while also unveiling its broadcast date.
Directed by Erica Whyman, RSC Deputy Artistic Director, and featuring the entire cast due to appear in the postponed 2020 production, The Winter's Tale has been re-rehearsed adhering to strict safety measures.
It has been adapted for the television broadcast by the original creative team, and features design by Tom Piper, costume design by Madeleine Girling, lighting by Prema Mehta, music by Isobel Waller-Bridge, movement by Anna Morrissey, and fights by Kate Waters. The production features screen direction by Bridget Caldwell.
The cast includes Ben Caplan as Camillo, Andrew French as Polixenes, Amanda Hadingue as Paulina, Kemi-Bo Jacobs as Hermione and Joseph Kloska as Leontes.
It will be presented on BBC Four on Sunday 25 April 2021 – Shakespeare's birthday weekend. It will then be added to BBC iPlayer.