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Shakespeare Uncovered

Henry IV & Henry V with Jeremy Irons (#104)

The actor examines the appeal of Shakespeare's "history plays" and discloses Shakespeare's sources. [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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