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Shakespeare uncovered. Series 2 : the stories behind the Bard's greatest plays / produced by Blakeway Productions, 116 Films and Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET in association with PBS, Sky Arts and Shakespeare's Globe ; series producers Richard Denton and Nicola Stockley.

Freeman, Morgan, (narrator.). Fiennes, Joseph, 1970- (narrator.). Harewood, David, (narrator.). Bonneville, Hugh, (narrator.). Cattrall, Kim, (narrator.). Plummer, Christopher, (narrator.). Denton, Richard, (producer.). Stockley, Nicola, (producer.). Blakeway Productions, (production company.). 116 Films (Firm), (production company.). Thirteen Productions, (production company.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) (Added Author). Sky Arts. (Added Author). Globe Theatre (London, England : 1996- ) (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm), (film distributor.).

Available copies

  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville DVD Sha (Text) 32604030002114 DCTPLD AD NF DVD Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library DVD 822.33 SHA (Text) 33187003877285 Dvd Non-fiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library DVD 822.33 SHAKESPE (Text) All Discs 37500004084360 Movies Available -
Odon Winkelpleck PL - Odon V 822.3 Sha Vol 2 (Text) 70142201502822 AV - nonfiction Available -
Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library DVD (SERIES) SHAKESPEARE (SERIES 2) (2 DISCS) (Text) 39206021071780 Audiovisual - Series Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch DVD 822.33 SHAKESPEARE (Text) 33946003033953 Nonfiction DVDs . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781627892377
  • ISBN: 1627892370
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 6 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Thirteen/WNET, [2014]
  • Distributor: [Alexandria, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program.
Formatted Contents Note: Taming of the shrew / Morgan Freeman -- Romeo and Juliet / Joseph Fiennes -- Othello / David Harewood -- A midsummer night's dream / Hugh Bonneville -- Antony and Cleopatra / Kim Cattrall -- King Lear / Christopher Plummer.
Participant or Performer Note: Morgan Freeman, Joseph Fiennes, David Harewood, Hugh Bonneville, Kim Cattrall, Christopher Plummer.
Summary, etc.: Six celebrated hosts to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays, revealing not just the elements in the play, but the history of the play itself. What sparked the creation of each of these works? Where did Shakespeare get his plots, and what cultural, political and religious factors influenced his writing? Why has this body of work endured so thoroughly? What, in the end, makes Shakespeare so great?
Target Audience Note: Rating: TVPG.
System Details Note: DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen version.
Language Note: English (stereo.) dialogue; English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing).
Subject: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Stage history.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Taming of the shrew > Criticism and interpretation.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Romeo and Juliet > Criticism and interpretation.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Othello > Criticism and interpretation.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Midsummer night's dream > Criticism and interpretation.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Antony and Cleopatra > Criticism and interpretation.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Lear > Criticism and interpretation.
Genre: Biographical television programs.
Cultural television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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