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In Search of Shakespeare
A Time of Revolution (1 of 4) (#101)
Using new evidence, host Michael Wood uncovers the dark side of Shakespeare's world and untangles the riddle of his shotgun marriage. [56 minutes]
This show aired...
- Tue, February 17, 2015 10:00 AM (IPTV World)
- Tue, February 17, 2015 4:00 AM (IPTV World)
- Mon, February 16, 2015 3:00 PM (IPTV World)
- Mon, February 16, 2015 9:00 AM (IPTV World)
- Mon, February 16, 2015 1:00 AM (IPTV World)
Series Description: This series explores the life of the world's greatest writer. Mixing travel, adventure, interviews and specially shot sequences on the road, these programs set the life of the poet in the turbulent times in which he lived - a time of surveillance, militarism and foreign wars. Shakespeare lived through the Spanish Armada, the Gunpowder Plot and the colonization of the New World, and saw firsthand England's Cultural Revolution, which lead the English people into a brave new Protestant future. Michael Wood presents.
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"Romeo and Juliet" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream" fueled Shakespeares rise to fame and fortune, but tragedy struck when his son Hamnet died at the age of 11. [56 minutes]
- Mon, March 2, 1:00 AM on IPTV World
- Mon, March 2, 9:00 AM on IPTV World
- Mon, March 2, 3:00 PM on IPTV World
- Tue, March 3, 4:00 AM on IPTV World
- Tue, March 3, 10:00 AM on IPTV World
In the final episode, host Michael Wood examines Shakespeare's life in the era of King James I and explores how the writer's world was transformed in 1605 by the Gunpowder Plot, a Jacobean... [56 minutes]
- Mon, March 9, 1:00 AM on IPTV World
- Mon, March 9, 9:00 AM on IPTV World
- Mon, March 9, 3:00 PM on IPTV World
- Tue, March 10, 4:00 AM on IPTV World
- Tue, March 10, 10:00 AM on IPTV World
These episodes of In Search of Shakespeare aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
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