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Shakespeare's Plays Available in Streaming: Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

"Twelfth Night, or What You Will is a romantic comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written around 1601–1602 as a Twelfth Night's entertainment for the close of the Christmas season. The play centers on the twins Viola and Sebastian, who are separated in a shipwreck. Viola (who is disguised as Cesario) falls in love with Duke Orsino, who in turn is in love with Countess Olivia. Upon meeting Viola, Countess Olivia falls in love with her thinking she is a man."



Twelfth Night (BBC Worldwide)
"Directed by John Gorrie. Performed by Alec McCowen, Robert Hardy, Felicity Kendal, Annette Crosbie, Sinéad Cusack, Trevor Peacock, Clive Arrindell, Ronnie Stevens, and Robert Lindsay. BBC Worldwide, 1980, 2 hours 7 minutes."

Twelfth Night (Royal Shakespeare Company)
"Captured live in Stratford-upon-Avon, Christopher Luscombe’s visually striking production explores the play’s ambiguities while vividly evoking the opulence and decadence of 1890s London."

Twelfth Night (Trevor Nunn film)
"Shakespeare's comedy of sexual ambiguity. Helena Bonham Carter, Imogen Stubbs, Richard E. Grant.
Trevor Nunn directed."