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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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Sunday, Feb 17, 2013 - 2:00 AM    "Richard II with Derek Jacobi" When Jacobi returns to the role of Richard II that he played 30 years before, he coaches actors at the Globe Theater in aspects of the play, reveals why it could have cost Shakespeare his life and shares some of the modern political parallels within the play. Also featured are excerpts from the upcoming GREAT PERFORMANCES film adaptation starring Ben Whishaw and Patrick Stewart. Part 3 of 6 G
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Sunday, Feb 17, 2013 - 2:00 AM "Richard II with Derek Jacobi" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Feb 24, 2013 - 2:00 AM "Henry IV & Henry V with Jeremy Irons" (PLUS)
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Monday, Feb 2, 2015 - 4:00 PM "A Midsummer Night's Dream with Hugh Bonneville" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 3, 2015 - 4:00 PM "King Lear with Christopher Plummer" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Feb 8, 2015 - 6:00 PM "A Midsummer Night's Dream with Hugh Bonneville" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Feb 8, 2015 - 10:00 PM "A Midsummer Night's Dream with Hugh Bonneville" (PLUS)
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Monday, Feb 9, 2015 - 4:00 PM "The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman" (PLUS)
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Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 - 4:00 PM "Othello with David Harewood" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Feb 15, 2015 - 6:00 PM "King Lear with Christopher Plummer" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Feb 15, 2015 - 10:00 PM "King Lear with Christopher Plummer" (PLUS)
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