Shakespeare Uncovered

The Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman | Preview

Preview: Season 2 Episode 3 | 35s

For many, the play The Taming of the Shrew is uncomfortable to watch. It was one of Shakespeare’s very first plays and may seem too brutal for modern audiences. It ends with a speech about how women should obey their men. But is this the sexist propaganda that it first appears – or is there something more complicated going on? Morgan Freeman hosts.

Aired: 02/06/15

Rating: NR

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