Shakespeare Uncovered

  • 2013
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

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

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Romeo and Juliet with Joseph Fiennes Season 2, Episode 6 Feb 13, 2015 $2.99

Consider why this love story remains the most adapted and performed of all of Shakespeare's works.

Anthony and Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall Season 2, Episode 5 Feb 13, 2015 $2.99

Uncover the truth behind the "middle-aged" love story and examine possible inspirations for the play.

Othello with David Harewood Season 2, Episode 4 Feb 6, 2015 $2.99

Unravel the complex issues of prejudice and jealousy that are threaded throughout the play.

The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman Season 2, Episode 3 Feb 6, 2015 $2.99

Join Freeman in his quest to understand how and why one of the Bard's first works was written.

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Shakespeare Uncovered
The new season investigates A Midsummer Night's Dream, King Lear, Antony and Cleopatra, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, and The Taming of the Shrew.
Shakespeare Uncovered
The new season investigates A Midsummer Night's Dream, King Lear, Antony and Cleopatra, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, and The Taming of the Shrew.
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00:37 — Behind every Shakespeare play is a story. Shakespeare Uncovered portrays the Bard as an impresario who, four centuries ago, defined show business in h (more…)
Shakespeare Uncovered Season 1
Shakespeare Uncovered combines history, biography, iconic performances, analysis and the personal passion of its hosts -- Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Irons, D (more…)

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  • Premiered: January 25, 2013
  • Rating: TV-PG
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