Shakespeare Uncovered

Richard II With Derek Jacobi

Sunday, Feb 22, 11 p.m. on World
Monday, Feb 23, 3 a.m. on World
Monday, Feb 23, 11 a.m. on World
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Derek Jacobi returns to a role he played 30 years ago, coaches actors at the Globe in aspects of the play, reveals why it could have cost Shakespeare his life - and shares some of the extraordinary modern political parallels within the play that still resonate as dictators are deposed. Also featured are notable excerpts from the upcoming GREAT PERFORMANCES film adaptation starring Ben Whishaw and Patrick Stewart.
 

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