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Shakespeare at the NT: Writer for Today

Fri 22 April, 6pm
Running Time: 45 mins

Alongside a special showing of clips from the new series of the BBC's The Hollow Crown, director Dominic Cooke and writer Ben Power discuss their approach to filming Shakespeare's work for the screen.

NT Associate Director, Dominic Cooke, directed the NT’s The Comedy of Errors, and the BBC’s The Hollow CrownThe Wars of the Roses (comprising Henry VI parts 1 and 2, and Richard III).

NT Deputy Artistic Director, Ben Power, adapted Romeo and Juliet and The Comedy of Errors for Primary Shakespeare for the NT, and wrote the screenplays for two series of the BBC’s Shakespeare films, The Hollow Crown.

Tickets £5 (£4 concessions)


Shakespeare 400
Part of the Shakespeare400 Partnership, coordinated by King’s College London


Publicity image for The Hollow Crown © Neal Street Productions

Shakespeare: Writer for Today Platform poster with film stilll from The Hollow Crown with Benedict Cumberbatch