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From Vienna – The New Year’s Celebration 2017

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Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews returns for the eighth time to host the festive annual New Year’s celebration with the Vienna Philharmonic, under the direction of Gustavo Dudamel, from Vienna’s Musikverein. The Vienna Philharmonic and soloists of the Vienna State Ballet return for the beloved annual tradition against the joyful backdrop of the scenic […]

Shakespeare Live! From the Royal Shakespeare Company

Shakespeare Live! Full Episode

Star-Studded Shakespeare Live! From the Royal Shakespeare Company takes center stage on THIRTEEN’s Great Performances Friday, December 23 at 9 p.m. as grand finale of PBS Arts Fall Festival. The gala celebratory event, hosted by David Tennant and Catherine Tate, features Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Helen Mirren, Rufus Wainwright, Joseph Fiennes, and many more saluting […]

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses

Richard III Full Episode

Richard III is the third of three parts in The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses. Richard III, the most notorious of Shakespeare’s kings, manipulates his way through the court on a ruthless path to the throne.  But after Richard’s defeat at the battle of Bosworth Field, the Houses of Lancaster and York unite, […]

From Vienna – The New Year’s Celebration 2017

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Julie Andrews Returns as Host of From Vienna: The New Year’s Celebration 2017, Conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, and On THIRTEEN’s Great Performances Sunday, January 1 at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. ET on PBS The Vienna Philharmonic and soloists of the Vienna State Ballet return for the beloved annual tradition against the joyful backdrop of the […]

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses

Betrayal and Murder | Richard III

Richard is two-faced as he plots the demise of both his brother and his father, the King.

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses

Henry VI, Part 2 Full Episode

Henry IV Part 2 is the second of three parts in The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses mini-series. Bitter rivalries erupt into the Wars of the Roses. The feeble King Henry is overshadowed by Queen Margaret and her faction of Lancastrian Lords, his reign further undermined by disaffected nobles supporting the House of […]

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses

Henry VI, Part 1 Full Episode

Henry VI, Part 1 is the first of three parts in The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses mini-series. The King is dead and England is in crisis. War rages with the French and divisions within the English court threaten the crown. Young Henry VI (Tom Sturridge) causes outrage by marrying Margaret of Anjou, […]

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses

Battle Scene | Henry VI, Part 1

The King is dead and England is in crisis. War rages with the French and divisions within the English court threaten the crown. Young Henry VI (Tom Sturridge) causes outrage by marrying Margaret of Anjou, forcing an unwanted truce. This sets the scene for Civil War.

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses

The Hollow Crown and Game of Thrones Remix Shakespeare

By Christina Knight The original mini-series The Hollow Crown on Great Performances was a smash hit for PBS, uniting theater fans with cinema audiences eager to see Jeremy Irons, Tom Hiddleston and Ben Whishaw portray Shakespeare’s royal characters, based on bloody English history. When it premiered in 2013, New York Daily News critic David Hinckley […]

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses

Cast Interview: Stanley Townsend as Warwick

Could you summarize your character? My character Warwick is a warrior but also a politician, so there’s a fantastic combination at play for me, in that I get to do all the fighting but I get to be political as well. Warwick switches sides in these stories. It’s a fantastic thing that Shakespeare has written. […]