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Adapting Shakespeare Insight (The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet) - FREE Digital Video

Adapting Shakespeare Insight (The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet) - FREE Digital Video

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Adapting Shakespeare Insight (The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet)

Join some of the creative minds behind Royal Opera and Royal Ballet productions, including Joby Talbot (The Winter’s Tale) and Keith Warner (Otello), former Director of the National Theatre and director of The Royal Opera’s Don Carlo Nicholas Hytner and leading Shakespearean scholar Jonathan Bate as they discuss how the immortal works of William Shakespeare have been adapted for the stage. This event is presented in partnership with the British Academy as part of Literature Week 2017. 

Among other highlights during the event, director Keith Warner will give insights into his upcoming Royal Opera production of Otello. Joining him in a panel discussion chaired by leading Shakespeare scholar and Fellow of the British Academy Jonathan Bate will be former Artistic Director of the National Theatre Nicholas Hytner and composer Joby Talbot, who created the memorable score for The Royal Ballet's The Winter's Tale. As well as discussion, the event will include performances from members of The Royal Opera.

The event will be presented by broadcaster and regular ROH Cinema Season presenter Clemency Burton-Hill.