Shakespeare Uncovered

This series combines history, biography, iconic performance, 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.

Much Ado About Nothing with Helen Hunt
  • Sunday, December 9, 2018 9:00 pm ET / 8:00 pm CT

The Merchant of Venice with F. Murray Abraham
  • Sunday, December 9, 2018 10:00 pm ET / 9:00 pm CT

Measure for Measure with Romola Garai
  • Sunday, December 16, 2018 9:00 pm ET / 8:00 pm CT

Julius Caesar with Brian Cox
  • Sunday, December 16, 2018 10:00 pm ET / 9:00 pm CT

The Winter's Tale with Simon Russell Beale
  • Sunday, December 23, 2018 9:00 pm ET / 8:00 pm CT

Richard III with Antony Sher
  • Sunday, December 23, 2018 10:00 pm ET / 9:00 pm CT