52 Famous Actors Who Took On Shakespeare
You may or may not know that these 52 strutting actors went head-to-head with The Bard. Do they do him justice? I'll let you decide.
1. Tom Hiddleston
2. Billy Boyd
3. Russell Brand
4. Alex Kingston
5. James McAvoy
6. Ralph Fiennes
7. Helena Bonham-Carter
8. Anne Hathaway
9. Keanu Reeves
10. Laurence Fishburne
11. Anthony Hopkins
12. Kate Winslet
13. Kate Beckinsale and Robert Sean Leonard
14. Jonathan Rhys Meyers
15. Ben Whishaw
16. Billie Piper and Catherine Tate
Companions vs. Shakespeare: Fight!
Piper played the unfortunate Hero in Shakespeare Re-told's Much Ado About Nothing.
Catherine Tate was glorious as Beatrice opposed David Tennant as Benedick at the Wyndham Theatre in 2011. You can catch it at DigitalTheatre.com- totally worth it.