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Theatre hasn’t gone, it’s just in Quarantine! Here you can find a weekly round-up of fabulous theatre available online, from Cambridge and beyond, to quench your thirst for culture...

Stage Shows Always Available Online:

Amazon Video:

There is a plethora of filmed productions available to rent for a small cost on Amazon Prime Video, including Cats, Miss Saigon and even Fleabag!

Globe Player:

The Globe Theatre’s official website where you can purchase or rent all of their filmed productions from the last decade. They have also released 40 productions for free including Hamlet starring Michelle Terry, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and many more.

Don't Miss: Shows from Cambridge Students This Week...

The Cambridge Footlights

Available on the ADC Youtube Channel

Tuesday 5th May 9pm, The Footlights Stand-Up Showcase 2020

After a ‘decided success’ in 2019, it is sure to be an unmissable night that will have you bent double with laughter. Including past footage from graduating and post-grad comedians, this year our showcase is brought straight to your screen!

Thursday 7th May 7pm, On Your Toes: An Hour of Improvised Comedy

Watch Cambridge’s finest comedians blend improv and stand up to create a hilarious hour of chaotic comedy based off your prompts… in real time!

Friday 8th May 7pm, Sorry For Your Loss

A dark domestic tragedy for the radio - Dean and Lena are still grieving their son, Eric, when an old school friend comes to the door with an obscene proposal. Written by Cambridge’s own Joe Venable!

Saturday 9th May 7pm, Monolaughs

Cambridge’s finest comics present the funniest one-person monologues and one-person sketches Cambridge has to offer, hosted by Matt Davies and Ayush Prasad. From an entrepreneurial toddler (sorry Boss Baby...I’m not sorry it’s a shit film) to a talent show auditionee who definitely didn’t kill his friend to why the Classic FM top 300 is SUCH BULLSHIT FOR GOD’S SAKE… Breathe. Relax. And now watch an hour of harmless comedy fun.

More Streamed Theatre Available this Week:

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Friday 1st May, 7pm: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Royal Albert Hall Celebration

As part of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Shows Must Go On, a filmed version of a concert that took place in 1998 in celebration of the legendary composer will be available to stream on YouTube for 48 hours. Watch it here!

Thursday 30th April, 7pm: National Theatre At Home: Frankenstein

This week, the National Theatre is streaming Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, the iconic production where the leads would swap roles based on the flip of a coin. It will be available until Thursday 7th of May at 6:59pm. Watch it here!

From Thursday 23rd April: Macbeth

The 2018 Royal Shakespeare production directed by Polly Findlay, featuring Christopher Eccleston as Macbeth and Niamh Cusack as Lady Macbeth is available on BBC iPlayer. Watch it here!


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