The Winter’s Tale Screening


Date/Time: 7PM, January 22nd

Venue: Cork Opera House

Admission: €15 (seated)*

   *Booking fee applies for phone/online bookings


The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare 

Presented by Kenneth Branagh Theatre LIVE

Starring Judi Dench & Kenneth Branagh


The first season of the Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company Live promises an exceptional series of plays broadcast to cinemas from London’s Garrick Theatre.


The season begins with The Winter’s Tale. Shakespeare’s timeless tragic comedy of obsession and redemption is reimagined in a new production co-directed by Rob Ashford and Kenneth Branagh, following their triumphant staging of Macbeth in Manchester and Manhattan.

King Leontes appears to have everything: power, wealth, a loving family and friends. But sexual jealousy sets in motion a chain of events with tragic consequences…


The Winter’s Tale will star a remarkable group of actors, featuring Judi Dench as Paulina, alongside Tom Bateman (Florizel), Jessie Buckley (Perdita), Hadley Fraser (Polixenes), Miranda Raison (Hermione) and Kenneth Branagh as Leontes.

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