Hamlet with David Tennant (#105)
Premieres Feb. 8/, 2013 // An acclaimed Hamlet himself in the RSC's recent hit production (and another recent GREAT... 00:32
Premieres Feb. 8/ 2013 // Trevor Nunn, the legendary director who has directed 30 of Shakespeare's 37 plays and is... 00:32
Full Program: Jeremy Irons researches Shakespeare’s history plays: Henry IV & V. 52:31
Full Program: Derek Jacobi looks at Richard II: the story of a king who loses his crown. 52:31
Airs Friday, February 1, 2013, 9/8c // Derek Jacobi returns to a role he played 30 years ago, coaches actors at the... 00:31
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Series Description: This series combines history, biography, iconic performance, analysis and the personal passion of its hosts -- Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Irons, Derek jacobi, Trevor Nunn, Joely Richardson and David Tennant -- to tell the story behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays. Each episode combines interviews with actors, directors and scholars, along with visits to key locations, clips from some of the most celebrated film and television adaptations and illustrative excerpts from the plays especially staged for the series at Shakespeare's Globe in London.
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These episodes of Shakespeare Uncovered aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- Romeo & Juliet with Joseph Fiennes (#206)
- Hamlet with David Tennant (#105)
- Antony & Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall (#205)
- Henry IV & Henry V with Jeremy Irons (#104)
- Othello with David Harewood (#204)
- Richard II with Derek Jacobi (#103)
- The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman (#203)
- Macbeth with Ethan Hawke (#101)
- King Lear with Christopher Plummer (#202)
- A Midsummer Night's Dream with Hugh Bonneville (#201)