Shakespeare Plays Available in Video Format
Scholars Online Educational Resources


All’s Well That Ends Well
Antony and Cleopatra
As You Like It
The Comedy of Errors
Henry IV, part 1
Henry IV, part 2
Henry V
Henry VI, part 1
Henry VI, part 2
Henry VI, part 3
Henry VIII
Julius Caesar
King John
King Lear
Love’s Labour’s Lost
Measure for Measure
The Merchant of Venice
The Merry Wives of Windsor
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Much Ado About Nothing
Richard II
Richard III
Romeo and Juliet
The Taming of the Shrew
The Tempest
Timon of Athens
Titus Andronicus
Troilus and Cressida
Twelfth Night
Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Winter’s Tale

Available versions

1948: Laurence Olivier

1964: Philip Saville

1964: Bill Colleran, John Gielgud

1964: Grigori Kozintsev

1969: Tony Richardson

1976: Celestino Coronada

1980: Rodney Bennett

1990: Kevin Kline

1990: Franco Zeffirelli

1996: Kenneth Branagh

2000: Michael Almereyda

2000: Campbell Scott, Eric Simonson

2002: Peter Brook

2003: Michael Mundell

2007: Alexander Fodor

2009: Simon Bowler

2009: Gregory Doran

2011: Bruce Ramsay

2014: Adam Hall

2015: Sarah Frankcom, Margaret Williams

2015: Dick Douglass, Obie Dean

2016: Jennifer Nicole Stang

2016: Simon Godwin


1992: Natalya Orlova, Dave Edwards (animated)

2004: Hamlet (opera, Ambroise Thomas)

Production drama

2003: Slings and Arrows (Season 1)


1990: Discovering Hamlet

2010: This is Hamlet

2013: Shakespeare Uncovered (Season 1, Ep. 6)


1990: Rosencrantz and Guildernstern are Dead

1994: Royal Deceit

2008: Hamlet 2

2014: Hamlet A.D.D.

2017: Ophelia (short)

2018: Ophelia

Royal Deceit
1990: Gabriel Axel

A fairly plausible film made on the basis of the original Amleth story by Saxo Grammaticus. Not especially profound, but well played, and worth the attention of anyone who is interested in how Shakespeare permuted the material of his sources. This is not based on any of Shakespeare’s text.

Aegilfu: Birgit Thøt Jensen

Aelfred: Philip Rham

Aethelwine: Brian Cox

Amled: Christian Bale

Aslak: Mark Williams

Bjarke: Jess Ingerslev

Bjorn: Freddie Jones

Bodvar: Ian Burns

Caedman: Brian Glover

Ethel: Kate Beckinsale

Fenge: Gabriel Byrne

Frovin: Ewen Bremner

Geruth: Helen Mirren

Gunvor: Saskia Wickham

Hardvendel: Tom Wilkinson

Hother: David Bateson

Maid 1: Lisbeth Holt Jørgensen

Maid 2: Cecilie Brask

Maid 3: Trine Larsen

Maid 4: Kika Mazanti Sørensen

Narrator: Oliver Fox

Old man: Henry Jessen

Ragnar: Tony Haygarth

Ribold: Steven Waddington

Sigurd: Richard Dempsey

Swordsman: Ken Molnar

Torsten: Andy Serkis

Tove: Asta Esper Hagen Andersen