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Shakespeare Uncovered

Richard II with Derek Jacobi (#103)

The actor reveals why the play could have cost Shakespeare his life and coaches actors at the Globe. [56 minutes] Closed Captioning

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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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