Shakespeare Uncovered

Episode Guide


Season 2


Romeo & Juliet With Joseph Fiennes (#206)

Joseph Fiennes, the star of Shakespeare in Love, examines Royal Ballet productions, musicals such ...

Antony & Cleopatra With Kim Cattrall (#205)

Kim Cattrall has played the role of Cleopatra twice and meets others who have, as well - like Janet ...

Othello With David Harewood (#204)

In 1997, David Harewood was the first black actor to play Othello on stage at the National Theatre ...

The Taming of The Shrew With Morgan Freeman (#203)

In 1990, Morgan Freeman famously starred in a Wild West version of The Taming of the Shrew for ...

King Lear With Christopher Plummer (#202)

Actor Christopher Plummer originally played the role of King Lear under the direction of Sir ...

A Midsummer Night's Dream With Hugh Bonneville (#201)

Hugh Bonneville started his career as an understudy for Ralph Fiennes in A Midsummer Night's Dream ...

Season 1


The Tempest With Trevor Nunn (#106)

Trevor Nunn, the legendary director who has directed 30 of Shakespeare's 37 plays and is determined ...

Hamlet With David Tennant (#105)

An acclaimed Hamlet himself in the RSC's recent hit production (and another recent GREAT ...

Henry IV & Henry V With Jeremy Irons (#104)

Jeremy Irons (who stars as Henry IV in the upcoming new GREAT PERFORMANCES film adaptation) ...

Richard II With Derek Jacobi (#103)

Derek Jacobi returns to a role he played 30 years ago, coaches actors at the Globe in aspects of ...

The Comedies With Joely Richardson (#102)

Joely Richardson investigates (with her mother Vanessa Redgrave) the legacy of these two brilliant ...

Macbeth With Ethan Hawke (#101)

Ethan Hawke invites viewers to join him in his quest to play Shakespeare's murderous Thane of ...

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