Some of Britain’s leading theatre companies including the Royal Opera House, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Shakespeare’s Globe, Frantic Assembly, the Old Vic, the Almeida Theatre, and others have partnered with Digital Theatre, a digital platform for the arts, to make some of the finest productions of classic plays, operas, ballets, musicals and films available online.
Highlights available to watch over the festive season include a magical production of The Nutcracker from the Royal Opera House. Fans of the Baroque will certainly enjoy It’s True, It’s True, It’s True, a play about the trial of Artemisia Gentileschi, one of the most important Italian painters of the Baroque period, while lovers of Renaissance theatre can enjoy one of Shakespeare’s plays from his Globe theatre, including his most romantic tragedy Romeo and Juliet, the comedy Love’s Labour’s Lost or his last tragedy Coriolanus. Other currently available productions include Into the Woods, La Bohème, The Taming of the Shrew, As You Like It, Oscar Wilde’s Salome, Franz Kafka’s The Trial, Funny Girl, Anna Karenina, Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, This is Rattle and many others.
A monthly subscription of £9.99 gives you unlimited access to all productions, or you can rent an individual production for 48 hours from £7.99.