Schedule banner

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.

Visit the Shakespeare Uncovered website

Episode Description
Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 - 7:00 AM    "Hamlet with David Tennant" An acclaimed Hamlet himself in the RSC's recent hit production (and another recent GREAT PERFORMANCES production), David Tennant meets with fellow Hamlets, including superstar Jude Law, comparing notes on the titanic challenge of playing the most iconic of all roles. He also tries, alongside Simon Russell Beale and Ben Whishaw, to master the meaning of the play and the reason why it is considered the greatest of Shakespeare's works.. D
Show is TVPG Show Is Closed Captioned

More Shakespeare Uncovered on WORLD (MT)
Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Hamlet with David Tennant" (WORLD)
Show is TVPG Show Is Closed Captioned
Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 - 8:00 AM "The Tempest with Trevor Nunn" (WORLD)
Show is TVPG Show Is Closed Captioned
Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 - 1:00 PM "Hamlet with David Tennant" (WORLD)
Show is TVPG Show Is Closed Captioned
Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 - 2:00 PM "The Tempest with Trevor Nunn" (WORLD)
Show is TVPG Show Is Closed Captioned
Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 - 8:00 PM "Hamlet with David Tennant" (WORLD)
Show is TVPG Show Is Closed Captioned
Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 - 9:00 PM "The Tempest with Trevor Nunn" (WORLD)
Show is TVPG Show Is Closed Captioned
Sunday, Feb 24, 2013 - 1:00 AM "Hamlet with David Tennant" (WORLD)
Show is TVPG Show Is Closed Captioned
Sunday, Feb 24, 2013 - 2:00 AM "The Tempest with Trevor Nunn" (WORLD)
Show is TVPG Show Is Closed Captioned
Sunday, Feb 1, 2015 - 7:00 PM "A Midsummer Night's Dream with Hugh Bonneville" (WORLD)
Show is TVPG Show Is Closed Captioned
Sunday, Feb 1, 2015 - 11:00 PM "A Midsummer Night's Dream with Hugh Bonneville" (WORLD)
Show is TVPG Show Is Closed Captioned
Idaho PTV Homepage Idaho PTV Homepage