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The stories behind Shakespeare's greatest plays are explored by Shakespearean actors and directors.

Premiered: January 25, 2013

Rating: TV-PG

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The Taming of the Shrew With Morgan FreemanNew(Season 2, Episode 3) PBS

Morgan Freeman investigates "The Taming of the Shrew." He talks with Tracey Ullman, who starred with him a 1990 Shakespeare in the Park production that set the story in the Old West; and also talks with Sinead Cusack and Julia Stiles.

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Othello With David HarewoodNew(Season 2, Episode 4) PBS

David Harewood, who in 1997 became the first black actor to star as Othello at London's National Theatre, explores the issues raised in the play; and interviews Adrian Lester, Simon Russell Beale, Ian McKellen, Julia Stiles and Patrick Stewart.

Fri Feb 13 9:00pm
Antony & Cleopatra With Kim CattrallNew(Season 2, Episode 5) PBS

A look at "Antony and Cleopatra" with Kim Cattrall, who has twice played Cleopatra. She meets Janet Suzman, Harriet Walter and Vanessa Redgrave, who have also starred as the Egyptian queen; and visits Rome in search of possible inspirations for the play.