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Twelfth Night DVD (Shakespeare's Globe) 2017

Twins Sebastian and Viola are shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria, separated and believing each other to be dead. Beside herself with grief, Viola disguises herself as a boy and goes into the service of the Duke Orsino. The Duke, madly in love with the Countess Olivia, sends Viola to woo on his behalf. What could possibly go wrong? Olivia falls in love with the cross-dressed page while Viola falls deep and fast for Orsino. Meanwhile, mischievous servants play painful pranks at each other’s expense. Heady chaos ensues as griefs, loves and deep human confusions collide, but fear not! Sweet resolution wins the day as friends, twins and lovers are reunited.

Cross-dressing, hijinks and bittersweet hilarity as Emma Rice directs Shakespeare’s timeless, soulful and irrepressible comedy – in a production unlike any other, taking the spirit and frivolity of disco to the high seas!

Shakespeare's Globe
John Pfumojena
Orsino:Joshua Lacey
 Carly Bawden
Pieter Lawman
Malvolio:Katy Owen
Annette McLaughlin
Sir Andrew Aguecheek:Marc Antolin
Anita-Joy Uwajeh

Director: Emma Rice
Designer: Lez Brotherston
Composer: Ian Ross
Choreography: Etta Murfitt
Musical Director: Sarah Homer
Musicians: Dave Johnsy, Alex Lupo, Dario Rossetti-Bonell

Spoken in Shakespeare’s English with English and German subtitles.

Picture: 16:9
Sound: PCM 2.0 Stereo
Format: NTSC
Region code: All regions
Running time: 146 mins
Subtitles: EN
Year: 2017