BBC to stream Shakespeare globally

The BBC will live-stream a Bollywood-flavoured version of Shakespeare play A Midsummer Night’s Dream later this week. The Shakespeare’s Globe production of the play will be streamed for free around the world – there is no geo-blocking in place – on the BBC’s Shakespeare Lives website. In the UK, viewers will also be able to […]

BBC iPlayer gets first third-party content

UK on-demand service BBC iPlayer will launch a pop-up channel that represents the first time it has offered third-party content on the platform. A ‘Shakespeare Live’ portal had been created to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of celebrated British playwright William Shakespeare. This will include content from the Royal Shakespeare Company, the British […]