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Shakespeare uncovered : the stories behind the Bard's greatest plays

Author: Richard DentonBill O'DonnellNicola StockleyJanice SutherlandJohn Holdsworth, (Television director)All authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Blakeway Productions, [Arlington, VA] : PBS Distribution, ©2012 ©2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen Version
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Six episodes combine history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis, and the personal passion of their celebrated 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.
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Denton; Bill O'Donnell; Nicola Stockley; Janice Sutherland; John Holdsworth, (Television director); Raz Shaw; Ethan Hawke; Joely Richardson; Derek Jacobi; Jeremy Irons; David Tennant; Trevor Nunn; Tim Pollard; Glenn Keiles; Julian Hart; Blakeway Productions,; 116 Films (Firm),; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.),; British Broadcasting Corporation,; Globe Theatre (London, England : 1996- ),; ITV Global Entertainment,; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),; PBS Distribution (Firm),
ISBN: 9781608838530 1608838536 9781608838844 1608838846
OCLC Number: 827338995
Language Note: SDH captions for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Ep. 2 on container as: Comedies : Twelfth night and As you like it.
Credits: Camera, Tim Pollard ... [et al.] ; composer, Glenn Keiles ; editors, Julian Hart ... [et al.].
Performer(s): Presenters: Ethan Hawke (Macbeth), Joely Richardson (Comedies : Twelfth night & As you like it), Derek Jacobi (Richard II), Jeremy Irons (Henry IV & V), David Tennant (Hamlet), Trevor Nunn (The tempest).
Event notes: Originally broadcast on PBS in 2012-2013.
Target Audience: Not rated. "This program contains material that may not be appropriate for all viewers. Viewer discretion is advised."
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 6 hr.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; NTSC; wide screen; stereo.
Contents: disc 1. Macbeth / produced and directed by Nicola Stockley ; Twelfth night & As you like it / produced and directed by Janice Sutherland ; Richard II / produced and directed by John Holdsworth --
disc 2. Henry IV & Henry V / produced and directed by Richard Denton ; Hamlet / produced and directed by Nicola Stockley ; The tempest / produced and directed by Nicola Stockley.
Other Titles: Comedies : Twelfth night and As you like it.
Macbeth.
Richard II.
Twelfth night.
As you like it.
Henry IV.
Henry V.
Hamlet.
Shakespeare Uncovered (Television program)
Shakespeare Uncovered.
Responsibility: produced by Blakeway Productions, 116 Films, and Thirteen ; in association with the BBC and Shakespeare's Globe and ITV Global Entertainment Limited ; producer, Richard Denton ; series producer, Bill O'Donnell ; series directors, Richard Denton, Nicola Stockley, Janice Sutherland and John Holdsworth.

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Six episodes combine history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis, and the personal passion of their celebrated 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.

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