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Shakespeare Uncovered (Complete Set)
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Six episodes combine history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis and the personal passion of its 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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Each film uses clips from many different versions of the plays - Hamlet, Tempest, Macbeth, Henry IV and V, Richard II, As You Like It and Twelfth Knight, to illustrate different ways to approach and interpret the texts. I found it interesting to see that, though acting styles change, the best actors always pull us in to the world of their character. Every episode is a testament to Shakespeare's living genius. The best of writers and the best of actors - what more could anyone want?
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series one and two are informative and educational-gives a whole new perspective to enjoying and understanding many references in the plays that one misses.Published 4 days ago by Amazon Customer
Excellent! A joy to watch. The only false note is Sir Derek's attempt to sell his silly theory about the Earl of Oxford being the "true" author of the plays, a theory... Read morePublished on Aug. 17 2013 by Mustapha Fahmi