Shakespeare Uncovered

Macbeth with Ethan Hawke

Preview: Season 1 Episode 1 | 30s

Ethan Hawke invites viewers on his quest to play Shakespeare’s murderous Thane of Cawdor by researching the true story and real-life events that served as the play’s inspiration.

Aired: 01/25/13

Rating: NR

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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.