A Midsummer Night's Dream
Classic Shakespeare play adapted for television by Russell T Davies with a star studded cast. In the tyrannical court of Athens, pitiless dictator Theseus plans his wedding to Hippolyta, a prisoner of war, and young Hermia is sentenced to death by her own father. Meanwhile, in the town below, amateur theatre group the Mechanicals rehearse, with all their comic rivalries. And beyond Athens, in the wild woods, dark forces are stirring...
Directed by David Kerr & adapted by Russell T Davies
Executive Producers Russell T Davies, Brian Minchin, Faith Penhaler
Producer Nikki Wilson. BBC1 2016 On Air
Arri Alexa Mini and Zeiss lenses