This series combines history, biography, iconic performances, analysis and the personal passion of its hosts - Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Trevor Nunn, Joely Richardson and David Tennant - to tell the story behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays. Each episode combines interviews with actors, directors and scholars, along with visits to key locations, clips from some of the most celebrated film and television adaptations, and illustrative excerpts from the plays especially staged for the series at Shakespeare's Globe in London.
Shakespeare Uncovered Previous Broadcasts
Macbeth with Ethan Hawke (Episode #101H)
KQED Life: Sun, Jul 14, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
Ethan Hawke invites viewers to join him in his quest to play Shakespeare's murderous Thane of Cawdor by uncovering the true story that served as inspiration, immersing himself in some of the most memorable and innovative productions and discovering Shakespeare's extraordinary insights into the criminal mind.
- KQED Life: Mon, Jul 15, 2013 -- 4:30 AM