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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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Saturday, Feb 9, 2013 - 6:00 AM    "Richard II with Derek Jacobi" 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.. D
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Saturday, Feb 9, 2013 - 6:00 AM "Richard II with Derek Jacobi" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Feb 9, 2013 - 12:00 PM "Richard II with Derek Jacobi" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Feb 9, 2013 - 7:00 PM "Richard II with Derek Jacobi" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Feb 10, 2013 - 12:00 AM "Richard II with Derek Jacobi" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Feb 16, 2013 - 6:00 AM "Henry IV & Henry V with Jeremy Irons" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Feb 16, 2013 - 12:00 PM "Henry IV & Henry V with Jeremy Irons" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Feb 16, 2013 - 7:00 PM "Henry IV & Henry V with Jeremy Irons" (WORLD)
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Sunday, Feb 17, 2013 - 12:00 AM "Henry IV & Henry V with Jeremy Irons" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 - 6:00 AM "Hamlet with David Tennant" (WORLD)
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Saturday, Feb 23, 2013 - 7:00 AM "The Tempest with Trevor Nunn" (WORLD)
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