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Shakespeare Uncovered

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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Friday, Feb 1, 2013 - 10:00 PM    "Henry IV & Henry V with Jeremy Irons" The actor, who stars as Henry IV in the upcoming new GREAT PERFORMANCES film adaptation, uncovers the enduring appeal of Shakespeare's history plays, from the facts of English history to the father-son drama that Shakespeare created. He discloses what Shakespeare's sources were - and how the playwright distorted them. Irons invites the viewer behind the scenes at the filming of some sequences. Part 4 of 6 G
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Friday, Feb 1, 2013 - 9:00 PM "Richard II with Derek Jacobi" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Feb 1, 2013 - 10:00 PM "Henry IV & Henry V with Jeremy Irons" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Feb 8, 2013 - 9:00 PM "Hamlet with David Tennant" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Feb 8, 2013 - 10:00 PM "The Tempest with Trevor Nunn" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Jan 30, 2015 - 9:00 PM "A Midsummer Night's Dream with Hugh Bonneville" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Jan 30, 2015 - 10:00 PM "King Lear with Christopher Plummer" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Feb 6, 2015 - 9:00 PM "The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Feb 6, 2015 - 10:00 PM "Othello with David Harewood" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Feb 13, 2015 - 9:00 PM "Antony & Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Feb 13, 2015 - 10:00 PM "Romeo & Juliet with Joseph Fiennes" (IDAHO)
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