The Two Noble Kinsmen: Free Stream

Shakespeare’s Globe is streaming Barrie Rutter’s production for free till 17th May.

From 7pm tonight, 4th May, watch The Two Noble Kinsmen for free. Directed by Barrie Rutter and filmed from Shakespeare’s most famous stage, the Globe Theatre.

In return for these free streams, we appreciate any voluntary donations at this time. Your support is critical for our future.

The Two Noble Kinsmen Story

How long is forever?

When the imprisoned Palamon and Arcite vow eternal friendship, they don’t expect that anything will come between them. But then from their cell window they see the beautiful Emilia, and their priorities take a sudden and violent turn. In this late romance, Fletcher and Shakespeare examine love in all its fluid and complex forms.

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The Two Noble Kinsmen YouTube Premiere available until Sunday 17th May 2020.

About the production

Barrie Rutter, recipient of the 2003 Sam Wanamaker Award, directs his first play since stepping down as Artistic Director of Northern Broadsides.

Inspired by the play’s Morris language and references, The Two Noble Kinsmen is set in pastoral ‘Merrie England’ and brought to life with original music composed by acclaimed folk musician Eliza Carthy, and dance choreographed by Ewan Wardrop.

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