Shakespeare Uncovered: Hamlet With David Tennant
Airs Friday, February 22, 2013 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
In a unique series of six films debuting on PBS, SHAKESPEARE UNCOVERED combines 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 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 specially staged for the series at Shakespeare's Globe in London.
"Hamlet With David Tennant" - An acclaimed Hamlet himself in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s recent hit production (and another recent GREAT PERFORMANCES production), David Tennant meets with fellow Hamlets, including superstar Jude Law, comparing notes on the titanic challenge of playing the most iconic of all roles.
"The Tempest With Trevor Nunn" airs Friday, March 1, 2013 at 9 p.m.