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“Richard III” with Sir Antony Sher

Learn about the historical figure behind Shakespeare’s “Richard III” with host Antony Sher

“The Winter’s Tale” with Simon Russell Beale

Uncover the romance and betrayals in “The Winter’s Tale” with host Simon Russell Beale.

"Julius Caesar" with Brian Cox

Brian Cox explores "Julius Caesar," a play about a free republic's fall into corruption.

“Measure for Measure” with Romola Garai

Delve deeper into “Measure for Measure” with host Romola Garai.

“The Merchant of Venice” with F. Murray Abraham

Untangle the controversies of “The Merchant of Venice” with host F. Murray Abraham.

“Much Ado About Nothing”

Explore the history and themes in “Much Ado About Nothing” with host Helen Hunt.

About Shakespeare Uncovered

Shakespeare Uncovered combines history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis, and the personal passions of its celebrated hosts Helen Hunt, F. Murray Abraham, Romola Garai, Brian Cox, Simon Russell Beale and Sir Antony Sher host the third season to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare’s greatest plays.

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