Shakespeare Uncovered

2012, TV Show

Full Episodes(6)

Latest Episode: Hamlet With David Tennant

Feb 08, 2013 Season 1 Episode 6 watch on (Paid)

Meet with David Tennant and fellow Hamlets who compare notes on the challenge of playing the iconic role.

Henry IV and Henry V With Jeremy Irons

Feb 01, 2013 Season 1 Episode 5

Join Jeremy Irons as he uncovers the enduring appeal of Shakespeare’s "history plays."
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The Tempest With Trevor Nunn

Feb 08, 2013 Season 1 Episode 4

Travel with director Trevor Nunn through the magical, mysterious world of the Bard’s last complete play.
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Richard II With Derek Jacobi

Feb 01, 2013 Season 1 Episode 3

In returning to the role of a deposed monarch whose crown is taken from him, Derek Jacobi takes a 360-degree view of this great political thriller whose title character he played more than 30 years ago.
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Macbeth With Ethan Hawke

Jan 25, 2013 Season 1 Episode 2

Ethan Hawke invites viewers to join him in his quest to play Shakespeare's murderous Thane of Cawdor by uncovering the true story that served as inspiration, immersing himself in some of the most memorable and innovative productions and discovering Shakespeare's extraordinary insights into the criminal mind.
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The Comedies With Joely Richardson

Jan 25, 2013 Season 1 Episode 1

Joely Richardson investigates (with her mother Vanessa Redgrave) the legacy of these two brilliant cross-dressing comedies and the great comic and romantic heroines created by Shakespeare in two perennially popular plays.
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Shakespeare Uncovered Clips & Interviews collapse view

Jeremy Irons on Shakespeare Uncovered
Hamlet with David Tennant
Education | Playing in the Globe - Henry IV
Education | The History Behind the Globe
Henry IV & V with Jeremy Irons
Education | Superior to Men?
Richard II with Derek Jacobi
Education | Shakespeare’s Biography
Trailer: Shakespeare Uncovered
Education | A Play is Called a Play for a Reason
The Tempest with Trevor Nunn
Education | Introduction to Rosalind
Education | Witchcraft in Shakespeare's Time
Education | Exploring the Dagger Scene
Education | The Big Question: 'To Be or Not to Be?'

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