Shakespeare Uncovered

Shakespeare Uncovered continues with a second season, beginning Friday, January 30 at 9p.m. Like the first series, the second installment of Shakespeare Uncovered combines history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis, and the personal passions of its celebrated hosts – Hugh Bonneville, Kim Cattrall, Joseph Fiennes, Morgan Freeman, David Harewood, and Christopher Plummer – to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. The first season of this ambitious project explored Macbeth, the comedies Twelfth Night and As You Like It, Richard II, Henry IV and Henry V, Hamlet and The Tempest, and was met with wide acclaim in both the U.K. and U.S.

A Midsummer Night's Dream with Hugh Bonneville

A Midsummer Night's Dream with Hugh Bonneville

Shakespeare Uncovered

A Midsummer Night's Dream with Hugh Bonneville 

The Tempest With Trevor Nunn

The Tempest With Trevor Nunn

Shakespeare Uncovered

In the Season One finale, director Trevor Nunn examines "The Tempest."

60 min.

Richard II With Derek Jacobi

Richard II With Derek Jacobi

Shakespeare Uncovered

Derek Jacobi examines "Richard II."

60 min.

Henry IV & Henry V With Jeremy Irons

Henry IV & Henry V With Jeremy Irons

Shakespeare Uncovered

60 min.

Hamlet With David Tennant

Hamlet With David Tennant

Shakespeare Uncovered

"Hamlet" is examined by David Tennant.

60 min.

The Comedies With Joely Richardson

The Comedies With Joely Richardson

Shakespeare Uncovered

The comedies "Twelfth Night" and "As You Like It."

60 min.

Schedule

Friday
1/30/15 9:00 PM
WGBH 2
Friday
1/30/15 10:00 PM
WGBH 2
Saturday
1/31/15 1:00 AM
WGBH 2
Saturday
1/31/15 2:00 AM
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