Macbeth with Ethan Hawke (#101)
Full Program: Ethan Hawke takes you along as he researches the part of Shakespeare’s murderous Macbeth. 52:31
Six episodes of "Shakespeare Uncovered" combine history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis and the personal... 01:31
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
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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.
All Upcoming Episodes
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These episodes of Shakespeare Uncovered aired in the last few months on Iowa Public Television.
- The Tempest with Trevor Nunn (#106)
- Hamlet with David Tennant (#105)
- Henry IV & Henry V with Jeremy Irons (#104)
- Richard II with Derek Jacobi (#103)
- The Comedies with Joely Richardson (#102)
- Macbeth with Ethan Hawke (#101)