Shakespeare Uncovered

Shakespeare Uncovered combines history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis, and the personal passions of its celebrated hosts – Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Trevor Nunn, Joely Richardson, and David Tennant – to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare’s greatest plays.

This project is made possible through the generosity of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Howard and Abby Milstein Foundation - lead foundation sponsor with major funding from Rosalind P. Walter, The Polonsky Foundation, Virginia and Dana Randt, the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, and PBS.

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Episodes 6

Shakespeare Uncovered

Antony and Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall

Kim Cattrall explores the real character of the great Queen of Egypt, and travels to Rome.

53:05

Shakespeare Uncovered

Othello with David Harewood

David Harewood analyzes the great villan Iago and how he manipulates Othello.

53:05

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Clips 16

Shakespeare Uncovered

The Lovers Untangled

An animation explaining the love quadrangle between Hermia, Lysander, Demetrius & Helena.

2:14

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Previews 14

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