Shakespeare Uncovered


Series 1 Episode 6 David Tennant On Hamlet (Final)

Expired 3.0 326 x
David Tennant, whose RSC portrayal of Hamlet was a huge hit, meets other actors who have played the role. He also attempts to unravel the meaning of the play and why it is considered the greatest play Shakespeare ever wrote.

Series 1 Episode 5 Henry IV and Henry V Presented By Jeremy Irons (Final)

Expired 3.0 277 x
Jeremy Irons uncovers the appeal of Shakespeare's 'History Plays' - Henry IV and Henry V. He unravels the differences between the truth and the drama that Shakespeare creates.

Series 1 Episode 4 The Tempest Presented By Trevor Nunn

Expired 3.0 412 x
Legendary director Trevor Nunn, (who has directed 30 of Shakespeare's 37 plays and is determined to complete them all), takes us through the magical and mysterious world created in The Tempest, Shakespeare's last complete play.

Series 1 Episode 3 Richard II Presented By Derek Jacobi

Expired 3.0 327 x
Derek Jacobi revisits the role of Richard II which he played in 1978 for the BBC. He reveals why it might have cost Shakespeare his life, and shares some of the political parallels within the play that still resonate today.

Series 1 Episode 2 Macbeth

Expired 1.5 794 x
Ethan Hawke looks at the greatest productions of Shakespeare's Macbeth as he uncovers the true story behind the cursed 'Scottish Play'.
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