Screening of Richard III - a global tour of Shakespeare on screen as part of Shakespeare Lives

Screening of Richard III - a global tour of Shakespeare on screen as part of Shakespeare Lives

 

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British Film Institute and British Council present Shakespeare on Film, a global tour of Shakespeare on screen as part of Shakespeare Lives.

 

We launch the festival in Bangalore with the screening of Richard III in partnership with Jagriti Theatre

 

Richard III (Richard Loncraine, 1995, rated 15) stars Ian Mckellen, Robert Downey Jr., Maggie Smith and Jim Broadbent. Shakespeare’s immortal tale of ambition, lust and murderous treachery is brilliantly modernized in this 20th century masterpiece, set in a fascist, comic-book vision on 1930s London. Based on Richard Eyre’s acclaimed stage production. This film is appropriate for viewing by people aged 15 years and above.

 

When: 7 p.m. Saturday 18 June 2016 (please join us for high tea at 6:15 p.m.)

 

Where: Jagriti Theatre, Ramagondanahalli, Varthur Road, Whitefield, Bangalore 560066 Ph: 080 4124 2879

 

Free entry. To reserve your seat please get in touch with Ugandhar Kothwal at e-mail:  ugandhar.kothwal@britishcouncil.org Ph: 080 22533003