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Shakespeare Uncovered

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Fri., January 30, 2015
9:30 pm
(60 minutes)

A Midsummer Night's Dream With Hugh Bonneville  

The Season 2 premiere features Hugh Bonneville, who began his career as an understudy for Ralph Fiennes in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Open Air Theatre in London's Regent's Park, reflecting on the play's enduring appeal with Fiennes, David Walliams and Sheridan Smith.

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Fri., January 30, 2015
9:30 pm
(60 minutes)

A Midsummer Night's Dream With Hugh Bonneville  

The Season 2 premiere features Hugh Bonneville, who began his career as an understudy for Ralph Fiennes in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Open Air Theatre in London's Regent's Park, reflecting on the play's enduring appeal with Fiennes, David Walliams and Sheridan Smith.

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Fri., January 30, 2015
10:30 pm
(60 minutes)

King Lear With Christopher Plummer  

A look at "King Lear" with Christopher Plummer, who first played the title role in 2002 under the direction of Jonathan Miller. He explores how the play may have been staged in Shakespeare's time; and talks about playing the king with Ian McKellen and Simon Russell Beale.

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Fri., January 30, 2015
10:30 pm
(60 minutes)

King Lear With Christopher Plummer  

A look at "King Lear" with Christopher Plummer, who first played the title role in 2002 under the direction of Jonathan Miller. He explores how the play may have been staged in Shakespeare's time; and talks about playing the king with Ian McKellen and Simon Russell Beale.

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Sun., February 1, 2015
2:00 am
(60 minutes)

A Midsummer Night's Dream With Hugh Bonneville  

The Season 2 premiere features Hugh Bonneville, who began his career as an understudy for Ralph Fiennes in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Open Air Theatre in London's Regent's Park, reflecting on the play's enduring appeal with Fiennes, David Walliams and Sheridan Smith.

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Sun., February 1, 2015
2:00 am
(60 minutes)

A Midsummer Night's Dream With Hugh Bonneville  

The Season 2 premiere features Hugh Bonneville, who began his career as an understudy for Ralph Fiennes in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Open Air Theatre in London's Regent's Park, reflecting on the play's enduring appeal with Fiennes, David Walliams and Sheridan Smith.

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Sun., February 1, 2015
3:00 am
(60 minutes)

King Lear With Christopher Plummer  

A look at "King Lear" with Christopher Plummer, who first played the title role in 2002 under the direction of Jonathan Miller. He explores how the play may have been staged in Shakespeare's time; and talks about playing the king with Ian McKellen and Simon Russell Beale.

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Sun., February 1, 2015
3:00 am
(60 minutes)

King Lear With Christopher Plummer  

A look at "King Lear" with Christopher Plummer, who first played the title role in 2002 under the direction of Jonathan Miller. He explores how the play may have been staged in Shakespeare's time; and talks about playing the king with Ian McKellen and Simon Russell Beale.

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Fri., February 6, 2015
9:30 pm
(60 minutes)

The Taming of the Shrew With Morgan Freeman  

Morgan Freeman investigates "The Taming of the Shrew." He talks with Tracey Ullman, who starred with him a 1990 Shakespeare in the Park production that set the story in the Old West; and also talks with Sinead Cusack and Julia Stiles.

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Fri., February 6, 2015
9:30 pm
(60 minutes)

The Taming of the Shrew With Morgan Freeman  

Morgan Freeman investigates "The Taming of the Shrew." He talks with Tracey Ullman, who starred with him a 1990 Shakespeare in the Park production that set the story in the Old West; and also talks with Sinead Cusack and Julia Stiles.

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Fri., February 6, 2015
10:30 pm
(30 minutes)

Othello With David Harewood  

David Harewood, who in 1997 became the first black actor to star as Othello at London's National Theatre, explores the issues raised in the play; and interviews Adrian Lester, Simon Russell Beale, Ian McKellen, Julia Stiles and Patrick Stewart.