Shakespeare Uncovered

Morgan Freeman Discusses Shakespeares take on the Shrew

Clip: Season 2 Episode 3 | 2m 43s

The shrew is the oldest comic role for women. It goes back to medieval plays and persists into the late 20th century. The traditional shrew tales make a mockery of the woman, but the one in Shakespeare's play is different.

Aired: 02/06/15

Rating: NR

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