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Macbeth - The Tragic Pair
A literary and dramatic analysis of the key elements in Shakespeare's most famous tragedy. This program is an enormously valuable historical, literary and dramatic analysis of the essence of Macbeth showing how the significant parts of the drama tie together with scenes from the play. Our expert hosts Rebecca Flynn…
Richard II With Derek Jacobi
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You may my glories and my state depose, but not my griefs; still am I king of those. Derek Jacobi looks at Richard II and returns to a role he played 30 years ago: the story of a king who loses his crown.
The Tempest With Trevor Nunn
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Trevor Nunn, the legendary director who has helmed 30 of Shakespeare's 37 plays - and aims to complete them all before he retires - takes us through the magical and mysterious world created in the playwright's last complete work.
Macbeth With Ethan Hawke
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There's daggers in men's smiles. Ethan Hawke takes you along as he researches the part of Shakespeare's murderous Macbeth.
The Comedies With Joely Richardson
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All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players. Joely Richardson looks into a pair of cross-dressing comedies, with their missing twins, mistaken identities, and characters in disguise: Shakespeare's As You Like It and Twelfth Night.
Henry IV & Henry V With Jeremy Irons
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He will give the devil his due. Jeremy Irons researches Shakespeare's history plays as well as the differences between the real history and the father-son drama that Shakespeare creates.
The Shakespeare Conspiracy
Featuring Sir Derek Jacobi, Tony Award Winner & Veteran of the London Stage. Who was the man who wrote these plays and poems? Was the author a grain-dealer named William Shakespeare born in Stratford-upon-Avon or Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford? Why there was a 400 year-old conspiracy…
Cracking the Shakespeare Code - Is There a Secret Code Hidden in the Writings of Shakespeare?
Follow code-breaker Petter Amundsen and historian Dr. Robert Crumpton as they investigate the secrets buried in Shakespeare's first folio and decipher a coded map that may lead to one of history's greatest treasures.
Shakespeare - A Mirror to Man
Shakespeare wrote of the depths of human passion and ambition -- eternal themes that continually prove their relevance to modern readers and citizens. Shakespeare: A Mirror to Man demonstrates that timelessness through performances of scenes from plays including The Taming of the Shrew, Macbeth, and Othello. "Well-cast and employing the…
William Shakespeare: A Poet for All Time             
Filmed on location in Stratford-on-Avon, celebrated Shakespearean actor Alan Howard presents some of the Bard's best known works.