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Shakespeare Uncovered

Education | Shakespeare’s Biography

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A brief biography of Shakespeare’s life.

Episodes of Shakespeare Uncovered6

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered Romeo and Juliet with Joseph Fiennes

Shakespeare Uncovered

Romeo and Juliet with Joseph Fiennes

Joseph Fiennes has a unique perspective on Romeo and Juliet.

53:05

Romeo and Juliet with Joseph Fiennes

53:05

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered Antony and Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall

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

Antony and Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall

53:05

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered Othello with David Harewood

Shakespeare Uncovered

Othello with David Harewood

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

53:05

Othello with David Harewood

53:05

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

Shakespeare Uncovered

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

The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman

53:04

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Clips of Shakespeare Uncovered14

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

Shakespeare Uncovered

Joseph Fiennes on Romeo and Juliet's Famous Balcony Scene

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

2:55

Joseph Fiennes on Romeo and Juliet's Famous Balcony Scene

2:55

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

Shakespeare Uncovered

Joseph Fiennes Visits a Class on Iambic Pentameter

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

3:20

Joseph Fiennes Visits a Class on Iambic Pentameter

3:20

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered The Lovers Untangled

Shakespeare Uncovered

The Lovers Untangled

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

2:14

The Lovers Untangled

2:14

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

Shakespeare Uncovered

Kim Cattrall Discusses Playing Cleopatra's Character

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

3:22

Kim Cattrall Discusses Playing Cleopatra's Character

3:22

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered Kim Cattrall on Shakespeare's Performance Space

Shakespeare Uncovered

Kim Cattrall on Shakespeare's Performance Space

Kim Cattrall visits a copy of a space where Shakespeare was thought to host performances.

2:46

Kim Cattrall on Shakespeare's Performance Space

2:46

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered Morgan Freeman Discusses Shakespeares take on the Shrew

Shakespeare Uncovered

Morgan Freeman Discusses Shakespeares take on the Shrew

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

2:43

Morgan Freeman Discusses Shakespeares take on the Shrew

2:43

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

Shakespeare Uncovered

David Harewood on the Racial Prejudice in Othello

David Harewood on the Racial Prejudice in Othello.

1:41

David Harewood on the Racial Prejudice in Othello

1:41

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

Shakespeare Uncovered

David Harewood on White Actors Playing Othello

David Harewood discusses Larry Olivier's performance as Othello.

2:07

David Harewood on White Actors Playing Othello

2:07

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Previews of Shakespeare Uncovered14

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

Shakespeare Uncovered

Romeo and Juliet with Joseph Fiennes | Preview

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

0:34

Romeo and Juliet with Joseph Fiennes | Preview

0:34

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

Shakespeare Uncovered

Anthony & Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall | Preview

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

0:34

Anthony & Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall | Preview

0:34

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered Othello with David Harewood | Preview

Shakespeare Uncovered

Othello with David Harewood | Preview

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

0:34

Othello with David Harewood | Preview

0:34

Video thumbnail: Shakespeare Uncovered The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman | Preview

Shakespeare Uncovered

The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman | Preview

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

0:35

The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman | Preview

0:35

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