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Shakespeare Uncovered

Education | May I with Right and Conscience Make this Claim?

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The darkly comic and ironic aspects of the justification for Henry’s campaign in France are explored, focusing especially on Olivier’s 1944 film version of the play.

Episodes of Shakespeare Uncovered6

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered S2 Ep5: Antony and Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall

Shakespeare Uncovered

S2 Ep5: Antony and Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall

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

53:05

S2 Ep5: Antony and Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall

53:05

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered S2 Ep6: Romeo and Juliet with Joseph Fiennes

Shakespeare Uncovered

S2 Ep6: Romeo and Juliet with Joseph Fiennes

Joseph Fiennes has a unique perspective on Romeo and Juliet.

53:05

S2 Ep6: Romeo and Juliet with Joseph Fiennes

53:05

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered S2 Ep3: The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman

Shakespeare Uncovered

S2 Ep3: The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman explores the “battle-of-the-sexes” in one of Shakespeare’s first plays.

53:04

S2 Ep3: The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman

53:04

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered S2 Ep4: Othello with David Harewood

Shakespeare Uncovered

S2 Ep4: Othello with David Harewood

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

53:05

S2 Ep4: Othello with David Harewood

53:05

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Clips of Shakespeare Uncovered15

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered S2 Ep5: The Lovers Untangled

Shakespeare Uncovered

S2 Ep5: The Lovers Untangled

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

2:14

S2 Ep5: The Lovers Untangled

2:14

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered S2 Ep6: Joseph Fiennes on Romeo and Juliet's Famous Balcony

Shakespeare Uncovered

S2 Ep6: Joseph Fiennes on Romeo and Juliet's Famous Balcony

Joseph Fiennes on Romeo and Juliet's famous balcony scene.

2:55

S2 Ep6: Joseph Fiennes on Romeo and Juliet's Famous Balcony

2:55

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered S2 Ep6: Joseph Fiennes Visits a Class on Iambic Pentameter

Shakespeare Uncovered

S2 Ep6: Joseph Fiennes Visits a Class on Iambic Pentameter

Joseph Fiennes listens in on a Shakespeare class on Iambic Pentameter.

3:20

S2 Ep6: Joseph Fiennes Visits a Class on Iambic Pentameter

3:20

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered S2 Ep3: Morgan Freeman Discusses Shakespeares take on the Sh

Shakespeare Uncovered

S2 Ep3: Morgan Freeman Discusses Shakespeares take on the Sh

Morgan Freeman discusses the role of the Shrew in Shakespeare's play.

2:43

S2 Ep3: Morgan Freeman Discusses Shakespeares take on the Sh

2:43

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered S2 Ep3: Morgan Freeman reunites with Co-Star Tracey Ullman

Shakespeare Uncovered

S2 Ep3: Morgan Freeman reunites with Co-Star Tracey Ullman

Morgan Freeman reunites with his own Kate, Tracey Ullman to talk about their performance.

4:34

S2 Ep3: Morgan Freeman reunites with Co-Star Tracey Ullman

4:34

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered S2 Ep4: David Harewood on the Racial Prejudice in Othello

Shakespeare Uncovered

S2 Ep4: David Harewood on the Racial Prejudice in Othello

David Harewood on the Racial Prejudice in Othello.

1:41

S2 Ep4: David Harewood on the Racial Prejudice in Othello

1:41

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered S2 Ep4: David Harewood on White Actors Playing Othello

Shakespeare Uncovered

S2 Ep4: David Harewood on White Actors Playing Othello

David Harewood discusses Larry Olivier's performance as Othello.

2:07

S2 Ep4: David Harewood on White Actors Playing Othello

2:07

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered S2 Ep5: Kim Cattrall Discusses Playing Cleopatra's Character

Shakespeare Uncovered

S2 Ep5: Kim Cattrall Discusses Playing Cleopatra's Character

Kim Cattrall meets with Globe actors to discusses playing Cleopatra's Character.

3:22

S2 Ep5: Kim Cattrall Discusses Playing Cleopatra's Character

3:22

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Previews of Shakespeare Uncovered14

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered S2 Ep5: Anthony & Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall | Preview

Shakespeare Uncovered

S2 Ep5: Anthony & Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall | Preview

Kim Cattrall travels to Rome to find out more about the historical Cleopatra.

0:34

S2 Ep5: Anthony & Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall | Preview

0:34

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered S2 Ep6: Romeo and Juliet with Joseph Fiennes | Preview

Shakespeare Uncovered

S2 Ep6: Romeo and Juliet with Joseph Fiennes | Preview

Joseph Fiennes examines why Romeo & Juliet is the most-performed of all Shakespeare plays.

0:34

S2 Ep6: Romeo and Juliet with Joseph Fiennes | Preview

0:34

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered S2 Ep3: The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman | Previe

Shakespeare Uncovered

S2 Ep3: The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman | Previe

Morgan Freeman explores the "battle-of-the-sexes" in one of Shakespeare’s first plays.

0:35

S2 Ep3: The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman | Previe

0:35

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered S2 Ep4: Othello with David Harewood | Preview

Shakespeare Uncovered

S2 Ep4: Othello with David Harewood | Preview

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

0:34

S2 Ep4: Othello with David Harewood | Preview

0:34

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