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This week on The Space

  • Date: 11 June 2012
  • Area: National

Two new productions from The Globe Theatre's Globe to Globe season are part of the content available The Space free digital arts service this week.

Globe to Globe season on The Space

The Globe to Globe season, which is part of the London 2012 Festival World Shakespeare Festival, has seen 37 of Shakespeare's plays translated into 37 languages and performed by artists from across the world. Now that the season has come to an end, The Space is the place to catch up on any you've missed. All the faithful performances are subtitled and the interpretations feature on-screen synopses.

The new productions added this week are:

Romeo And Juliette in Brazilian Portuguese - available now

Grupo Galpão's carnivalesque production of Romeo and Juliet adds a thrilling mix of circus, music, dance and Brazilian folk culture to Shakespeare's most famous play.

Henry VI part 1 in Serbian - available Thursday 16 June

Having worked in Serbia, Sweden and the USA, director Nikita Milivojevic makes his UK debut with this thrilling drama of political scheming and military heroics.

Also currently available on The Space are: Twelfth Night in Hindi; Venus and Adonis in IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, SeSotho, Setswana, Afrikaans and South African English; Richard III in Mandarin; and Measure for Measure in Russian; Pericles in Greek, Richard II in Palestinian Arabic and The Tempest in Bangia.

More from The Space this week

The Space, developed by Arts Council England in partnership with the BBC, hosts a variety of commissioned and archive content.

As more content is added this week you can:

  • continue to browse John Peel's record collection as titles beginning with 'G' are released on Tuesday 12 June
  • take a look behind the scenes of the construction of Rachel Whiteread's new façade for the Whitechapel Gallery before the unveiling of her London 2012 Festival commission this Thursday
  • watch an introductory film and Deborah Shaw's production of Romeo and Juliet in Baghdad as the Royal Shakespeare Company's World Shakespeare TV launches this week

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