The British Council has joined forces with the British Film Institute (BFI) and other partners to offer a touring programme of British film adaptations of Shakespeare to use as part of the Shakespeare Lives activity.

British Council Sri Lanka in partnership with the Sri Lanka Foundation will screen the following titles as part of a year-long programme at the Sri Lanka Foundation Auditorium.

Film schedule - Colombo

Date and Time Film
Thursday 16 June 2016 | 04.00p.m. Coriolanus
Thursday 21 July 2016 | 04.00p.m. Macbeth
Thursday 18 August 2016 | 04.00p.m. Romeo and Juliet
Thursday 15 September 2016 | 04.00p.m. Richard III
Thursday 20 October 2016 | 04.00p.m. King Lear
Thursday 17 November 2016 | 04.00p.m. The Tempest
Thursday 15 December 2016 | 04.00p.m. Hamlet
Thursday 19 January 2017 | 04.00p.m. Henry V
Thursday 16 February 2017 | 04.00p.m. Coriolanus

Venue

Sri Lanka Foundation Auditorium, 100, Sri Lanka Padanam Mawatha, Independence Square, Colombo 07.

Entrance

FREE (walk-in)

Film schedule - Jaffna

Date and Time Film
Sunday 28 August 2016 | 03.00p.m. Richard III
Sunday 18 September 2016 | 03.00p.m. Macbeth 
Sunday 16 October 2016 | 03.00p.m. Hamlet 

Venue

British Council, 70 Rakka Road, Chundikuli, Jaffna.

Entrance

FREE (walk-in)

Film schedule - Kandy

Date and Time Film
Friday 05 August 2016 | 11.45a.m. - 14.00p.m. Macbeth (BBC ShakespeaRe-Told Series) 

 

Venue

British Council, 88/3 Kotugodella Veediya, Kandy 

Entrance

FREE (walk-in)