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Theatre related stuff on TV and Radio May 7 - 13

Compiled by Poly Gianniba

Monday May 7

7pm on Sky Arts 1: Sky Arts at the National Theatre of Wales, a look at Tim Price's play about Bradley Manning, the US soldier accused of releasing secret material from the Iraq and Afghan wars.

9pm on BBC4: The King and the Playwright, episode 3. The concluding episode of James Shapiro's history of Shakespeare in the reign of King James. The Winter's Tale and The Tempest are the plays discussed.

Thursday May 10

9pm on BBC2: Shakespeare in Italy, Francesco da Mosto meets Mark Rylance and they talks about Shakespeare's Italian plays, including The Merchant of Venice, Antony and Cleopatra, Julius Caesar and The Tempest.

Saturday May 12

2:30pm on BBC Radio 4: Othello, a repeat broadcast of Northern Broadsides' production of Othello, with Lenny Henry.

Sunday May 13

8pm on BBC Radio 3: A Midsummer Night's Dream, a repeat of the radio production first broadcast last September, with Lesley Sharp, Toby Stephens, Robert Pugh, Roger Allam. 

On iplayer

Catch up with a special programme from Night Waves about Shakespeare's The Tempest. Participants include of Jonathan Miller and David Troughton b01gvtwq