Shakespeare Republic

Title:
Shakespeare Republic
NFSA ID:
1574834
Year:
2015
Category:
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Shakespeare Republic sets snippets of original text by William Shakespeare within contemporary settings.

In this episode, Phebe (Michala Banas) is at a house party talking about Ganymede. Her denials reveal her true feelings about the object of her affection.

In the play As You Like It, Phebe asks Silvius to deliver a letter; here, he hits send on the text message she's composed while drunk.

Shakespeare Republic has screened at 80 international film festivals and has won more than 30 awards from 70 nominations.

The first two seasons (2015–17) have been succeeded by Shakespeare Republic: #AllTheWebsAStage (The Lockdown Chronicles), featuring actors from Australia, Scotland, England and the USA and filmed via Zoom during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in 2020.

Production company:
Incognita Enterprises
Director:
Sally McLean
Producers:
Perri Cummings, Billy Smedley and Sally McLean