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David Tennant and Catherine Tate hosting Shakespeare Live!

David Tennant was the host of Shakespeare Live! on Saturday 23rd April 2016. Catherine Tate co-hosted with him. It was broadcast from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon live on BBC Two and to cinemas in the UK and around Europe. This included 290 cinemas in the UK.

The event marked the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and was described as 'a two-hour celebration that will come live from the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon with a line-up including Judi Dench, Ian McKellen and English National Opera.' Other guests announced include Rufus Wainwright, Tim Minchin, Al Murray, Meera Syal, Alison Moyet, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Paapa Essiedu, Alexandra Gilbreath, and The Royal Ballet.

It was broadcast as The Shakespeare Show in cinemas in the US on Monday 23rd May.

Shakespeare Live! was released on DVD in the UK on Monday 30th May.

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Unfortunately Shakespeare Live! did not win the BAFTA Live Event Award as The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration won. Updated 14/5

David Tennant was briefly shown at the start of BAFTA tonight on BBC One when there was a compilation video which included the To Be Or Not To Be sketch from Shakespeare Live! Updated 14/5

The 2017 BAFTAs are announced tonight: Shakespeare Live! (which was hosted by David Tennant and Catherine Tate) has been nominated for the Live Event Award. Updated 14/5

Shakespeare Live! (which was hosted by David Tennant and Catherine Tate) has been nominated for the BAFTA Live Event Award. Updated 11/4

The Royal Shakespeare Company publishes a book titled The Big Year today. Updated 22/3

The Royal Shakespeare Company will publish a book titled The Big Year on Wednesday 22nd March.
It documents The RSC’s work in 2016 which was the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and includes the international tour of King And Country: Shakespeare’s Great Cycle Of Kings which included David Tennant starring in Richard II in New York and Shakespeare Live! which was hosted by David Tennant and Catherine Tate. Updated 22/2/17

Shakespeare Live! (hosted by David Tennant and Catherine Tate) premieres in the US on PBS tonight. Updated 23/12/16

Shakespeare Live! (hosted by David Tennant) to premiere in the US on Friday 23rd December. Updated 7/12

David Tennant is one of the actors included in BBC's Shakespeare Lives Festival today.
This is a pre-recorded item from one of the Shakespeare plays which has been filmed. Updated 20/6

BBC Media Centre reports that David Tennant is one of the actors included in BBC's Shakespeare Lives Festival on Monday 20th June.
This will be a pre-recorded item from one of the Shakespeare plays which has been filmed. Updated 17/6

Shakespeare Live! will be broadcast on NHK in Japan on Sunday 17th July. Updated 1/6

Shakespeare Live! is released on DVD today in the UK. Updated 30/5

The Shakespeare Show screens in select US cinemas nationwide tonight. Updated 23/5

The release date for the Shakespeare Live! DVD has been delayed from 23rd to Monday 30th May. Updated 10/5

The artwork for the Shakespeare Live! DVD has been revealed. Updated 9/5

Shakespeare Live! is shown in cinemas tonight in Australia. Updated 6/5

Shakespeare Live! is now online to watch in France and Germany on Arte. Updated 27/4

Video of David Tennant's recent interview on CNN (which plays worldwide). Updated 26/4

David Tennant's interview about Shakespeare from ABC radio (which plays worldwide) has been added to Ivoox. Updated 26/4

Shakespeare Live! received 1.31 million viewers last night. Updated 24/4

The Telegraph gives Shakespeare Live! a 4 star review. Updated 24/4

A video of David Tennant reciting Puck's speech from A Midsummer Night's Dream (which plays worldwide) has been added to YouTube. Updated 24/4

Shakespeare Live! to be released on DVD in the UK on Monday 23rd May. Updated 24/4

A video of the David Tennant and Catherine Tate hosting segments of Shakespeare Live! (which plays worldwide) has been added to YouTube. Updated 24/4


The video of David Tennant, Benedict Cumberbatch, Prince Charles and a host of Hamlets has been posted to YouTube.
In order, the actors were Paapa Essiedu, Tim Minchin, Benedict Cumberbatch, Harriet Walter, David Tennant, Rory Kinnear, Ian McKellen, Judi Dench and then Prince Charles. Updated 24/4

Loads of photos of David Tennant and Catherine Tate hosting Shakespeare Live! Updated 23/4

A photo of David Tennant, Benedict Cumberbatch, Prince Charles and a host of Hamlets has been posted to Twitter. Updated 23/4

Another photo of David Tennant hosting Shakespeare Live! has been posted to Twitter. Updated 23/4

The first photo of David Tennant and Catherine Tate hosting Shakespeare Live! has been posted to Twitter. Updated 23/4

Video of part of the David Tennant segment of Dream On! Updated 23/4

BBC Midlands tweeted a brief video clip of David Tennant talking about Shakespeare Live! and the green room backstage. Updated 23/4

NPR Radio broadcast an interview today with David Tennant and Greg Doran about the 4 plays currently playing in Brooklyn and about the 400th anniversary. Updated 23/4

The BBC has tweeted a brief video clip of David Tennant explaining what Shakespeare means to him. Updated 23/4

MP3 of David Tennant and Gregory Doran talking about Shakespeare Live! this morning on BBC Radio Four. Updated 23/4

Photos of David Tennant from an interview on CNN about #Shakespeare400. Updated 23/4

Dream On! (with a contribution from David Tennant) streams online tonight worldwide at 7pm. Updated 23/4

Last night ITV News at 10pm broadcast a different interview with David Tennant when he spoke about whether Shakespeare really wrote the plays. Updated 23/4

David Tennant hosts Shakespeare Live! from Stratford-upon-Avon tonight.
It is live on BBC Two and in cinemas throughout Europe. Updated 23/4

Video of the David Tennant interview on ITN News tonight about #Shakespeare400. Updated 22/4

The television listings magazine TV Choice has a brief interview with David Tennant about Shakespeare Live! Updated 20/4

David Tennant was mentioned briefly on The One Show on BBC One last night about Shakespeare Live! It is available (UK only) on the iPlayer for a while and his part is at 18 minutes. Updated 20/4

More countries have been added which will screen Shakespeare Live! in cinemas around the world. Updated 16/4

Tickets for The Shakespeare Show in US cinemas in May are now on sale. Updated 15/4

Dream On! (with a contribution by David Tennant) will stream online from Saturday 23rd April. Updated 15/4

Catherine Tate will join David Tennant on Saturday 23rd April to co-host Shakespeare Live! Updated 13/4

The Shakespeare Show to screen in US cinemas on Monday 23rd May. Updated 12/4

ITV has reported that Benedict Cumberbatch and Helen Mirren will join David Tennant at Shakespeare Live! on Saturday 23rd April. Updated 10/4

Stratford-upon-Avon Herald reports that Prince Charles and Camilla will be in the audience for Shakespeare Live! Updated 8/4

New audio interview from The Joe D Show with David Tennant about Richard II, Doctor Who, Jessica Jones and Shakespeare Live! Updated 1/4

The ballot is now open for tickets for Shakespeare Live! Updated 1/4

The first trailer for Shakespeare Live! has been posted online. Updated 31/3

Cinema tickets for Shakespeare Live! (hosted by David Tennant) at cinemas in the UK are now on sale.
The cinema screening starts at 8.15pm and has a run-time of 135 minutes. Updated 7/3

David Tennant - Shakespeare Live!

Shakespeare Live! (hosted by David Tennant) to be broadcast live to cinemas in the UK and Europe. Updated 4/3

This morning David Tennant attended the launch of the 2016 Shakespeare Festival (including Shakespeare Live!) Updated 21/1/16

A lovely new photo of David Tennant from The RSC about The Shakespeare Show in April has been added to Twitter. Updated 27/11/15

The Royal Shakespeare Company has announced that David Tennant will host a live BBC Two broadcast to celebrate Shakespeare's legacy and Richard II will play in New York in 2016.
On Saturday 23rd April 2016 David Tennant will host a live broadcast on BBC Two to celebrate Shakespeare's legacy. This will be broadcast live from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. Updated 20/4/15

David Tennant - Shakespeare Live!


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