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  • Shakespeare Uncovered

SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED: Richard II With Derek Jacobi | PBS

Duration: 00:31
Program: Shakespeare Uncovered #103
Broadcast Date: Feb. 1, 2013

Airs Friday, February 1, 2013, 9/8c // Derek Jacobi returns to a role he played 30 years ago, coaches actors at the Globe in aspects of the play, reveals why it could have cost Shakespeare his life — and shares some of the extraordinary modern political parallels within the play that still resonate as dictators are deposed. Also featured are notable excerpts from the upcoming GREAT PERFORMANCES film adaptation starring Ben Whishaw and Patrick Stewart.

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Post Date: February 1, 2013