One-minute short film, used as a trailer for the Vienna International Film Festival.
The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeareas most bloody play. Titus is a ruler exhausted by war and loss, who relinquishes power but leaves Rome in disorder. Rape, cannibalism and severed body parts fill the moral void at the heart of this corrupt society. Shakespeareas gory revenge tragedy presents us with murder as entertainment, and, as the body count piles up, poses questions about the nature of sexuality, family, class and society.
Caesar returns from war, all-conquering, but mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power.
On a distant island a man waits. Robbed of his position, power and wealth, his enemies have left him in isolation. But this is no ordinary man, and this no ordinary island. Prospero is a magician, able to control the very elements and bend nature to his will. When a sail appears on the horizon, he reaches out across the ocean to the ship that carries the men who wronged him. Creating a vast magical storm he wrecks the ship and washes his enemies up on the shore. When they wake they find themselves lost on a fantastical island where nothing is as it seems.
Following Caesaras assassination, Mark Antony has reached the heights of power. Now he has neglected his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. Torn between love and duty, Antonyas military brilliance deserts him, and his passion leads the lovers to their tragic end.
What if your first true love was someone you’d been told you must hate? Set in a world very like our own, this Romeo and Juliet is about a generation of young people born into violence and ripped apart by the bitter divisions of their parents. The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion and an irresistible desire for change, but leads all too quickly to heartbreaking consequences. Erica Whyman directs, with students from our Associate Schools playing the Chorus, alongside the professional cast.
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.
Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder. This contemporary production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller marks both Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and the return of Niamh Cusack to the company.
A young man invites a group of his closest friends to a party, where he proceeds to discreetly kill them all.
A small-town teen is raped while on an outing with a group of men. The local authorities mishandle the case, leading to the the acquittal of the accused rapist. The teen's mother then sets on a course of revenge which also threatens to tear the family apart.
Twelfth Night is a tale of unrequited love – hilarious and heartbreaking. Two twins are separated in a shipwreck, and forced to fend for themselves in a strange land. The first twin, Viola, falls in love with Orsino, who dotes on OIivia, who falls for Viola but is idolised by Malvolio. Enter Sebastian, who is the spitting image of his twin sister... Christopher Luscombe, Director of the ‘glorious’ (Daily Telegraph) Love’s Labour’s Lost and Much Ado About Nothing (2014 and 2016), returns to the Royal Shakespeare Company to tackle Shakespeare’s greatest comedy, a brilliantly bittersweet account of "the whirligig of time".
A group of people who were the inspiration of an author's fact-based, best-selling book are invited to a party at a mansion in the Hollywood hills to celebrate the making of the book into a movie which a series of situations, and bed-hopping begins between all persons involved.
King Lear has ruled for many years. As age begins to overtake him, he decides to divide his kingdom amongst his children, living out his days without the burden of power. Misjudging his children’s loyalty and finding himself alone in the wilderness, he is left to confront the mistakes of a life that has brought him to this point. Antony Sher plays King Lear, one of the greatest parts written by Shakespeare in this, one of Shakespeare’s most epic and powerful plays.
There may be one thing worse than being a sex offender sent to prison: Being a sex offender released from prison. RSO tells the story of one offender's unlikely rehabilitation.
In a parallel world that resembles modern Japan, alien lifeforms known as "Muttsu" (Trick) fell from the sky in 2025 and wiped out many cities. Nine years later, pilot Yuzuru Midō, and her assistant, Rin Sagami, use a mecha made out of an enemy's remains discovered in Japan. However, battle causes memory loss for the pilot, and they must unravel the mystery as to why.
Hamlet has the world at his feet. Young, wealthy and living a hedonistic life studying abroad. Then word reaches him that his father is dead. Returning home he finds his world is utterly changed, his certainties smashed and his home a foreign land. Struggling to understand his place in a new world order he faces a stark choice. Submit, or rage against the injustice of his new reality. Simon Godwin (The Two Gentlemen of Verona 2014) directs Paapa Essiedu as Hamlet in Shakespeare's searing tragedy. As relevant today as when it was written, Hamlet confronts each of us with the mirror of our own mortality in an imperfect world. Hamlet played in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon until throughout summer 2016.
Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.
A full-throttle war play that revels in the sweat of the battlefield, Coriolanus transports us back to the emergence of the republic of Rome.Caius Martius Coriolanus is a fearless soldier but a reluctant leader. His ambitious mother attempts to carve him a path to political power, but he struggles to change his nature and do what is required to achieve greatness. In this new city state struggling to find its feet, where the gap between rich and poor is widening every day, Coriolanus must decide who he really is and where his allegiances lie.Rome Season Director, Angus Jackson, completes the Royal Shakespeare Company’s collection of Shakespeare’s Roman plays with a visceral production which sees Sope Dirisu (One Night in Miami, Donmar Warehouse, 2016) take on the title role.
A homage to one of the greatest figures in popular music. Dave includes original songs, covers, backing vocals, production work and some Soulwax reworks, to attempt to give a full scope of the man's genius. For the visual side to this mix, Wim Reygaert came up with the most ambitious film for RSWX, a fever dream time travel through the man's career, starring the amazing Hannelore Knuts as Dave. This is a pure labour of love for the phenomenon that is... Bowie.
The 'Story of the RS Fords' charts the development of one of the most exciting, desirable and recognizable performance badges in motoring. The RS name developed from Ford s ultra-successful rally program, and today is to be found on the most highly sought-after Fords on the road, The DVD is packed with action footage and mouth-watering close-ups of the most significant Ford cars to bear the RS badge. We start in the early days of the Escort, and the historic London to Mexico Rally, and travel right through to the present day to look at best-selling vehicles like the Ford Focus RS. Along the way there are all the intriguing tales of the Capri, Sierra Cosworth, Fiesta Turbo and more which would be given the RS treatment. Ford RS is a part of motorsport heritage and this DVD shows why it is a name which continues to thrill motoring enthusiasts.
Black★Rock Shooter is a Japanese media franchise based on characters created by illustrator Ryohei Huke. It revolves around its eponymous character, a mysterious black haired girl with a blazing blue eye. The original illustration inspired a song of the same name by Supercell, which gained popularity on the Nico Nico Douga website. A 50-minute original video animation based on the franchise was produced by Yutaka Yamamoto's studio Ordet, written by Nagaru Tanigawa and Shinobu Yoshioka, and directed by Shinobu Yoshioka. A "Pilot Edition" was released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc in September 2009, before the full version was released on DVDs bundled with select magazines from July 24, 2010, subtitled in seven languages, followed by a retail release on December 17, 2010. An eight-episode anime television series aired on Fuji TV's Noitamina programming block between February 3 and March 23, 2012. The franchise has also spawned several manga series and a video game for the PlayStation Portable titled Black Rock Shooter: The Game, each set in their own universe.
RSPCA Animal Rescue is an Australian reality television series screening on the Seven Network. The program follows RSPCA Australia inspectors rescue and protect Australian animals. The program is hosted by The Wiggles' Anthony Field. RSPCA Animal Rescue averages around about 1.6 million viewers each week. It is shown on Living in the United Kingdom
RSVP was a MuchMusic video request show that was popular during the 1990s. Viewers could request videos by phone, fax, videotape, mail, and later email. It was common for viewers to mail in creative pieces to try to get their favourite videos played. RSVP was replaced by MuchOnDemand, which gives users only a chance to vote on a few preselected videos to play.