Shakespeare Uncovered combines history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis, and the personal passions of its celebrated hosts – Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Trevor Nunn, Joely Richardson, and David Tennant – to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare’s greatest plays.
Director Trevor Nunn takes you through the otherworldly and supernatural The Tempest.
David Tennant meets fellow actors who’ve taken on Hamlet and compares notes.
Jeremy Irons researches Shakespeare’s history plays: Henry IV & V.
Derek Jacobi looks at Richard II: the story of a king who loses his crown.
Joely Richardson looks into Shakespeare’s As You Like It and Twelfth Night.
Ethan Hawke takes you along as he researches the part of Shakespeare’s murderous Macbeth.