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Shakespeare uncovered [videorecording] : the stories behind the Bard's greatest plays / produced by Blakeway Productions, 116 Films, and Thirteen ; in association with the BBC and Shakespeare's Globe and ITV Global Entertainment Limited ; producer, Richard Denton ; series producer, Bill O'Donnell ; series directors, Richard Denton, Nicola Stockley, Janice Sutherland and John Holdsworth.

Denton, Richard. (Television producer, Television director). Stockley, Nicola. (Television producer, Television director). Sutherland, Janice. (Television producer, Television director). Holdsworth, John (Television director) (Television producer, Television director). Hawke, Ethan, 1970- (Host). Richardson, Joely. (Host). Jacobi, Derek. (Host). Irons, Jeremy, 1948- (Host). Tennant, David, 1971- (Host). Nunn, Trevor. (Host). Blakeway Productions. (Production company). 116 Films (Firm) (Production company). WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Production company). British Broadcasting Corporation. (Production company). Globe Theatre (London, England : 1996- ) (Production company). ITV Global Entertainment. (Production company). PBS Distribution (Firm) (Film distributor).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library DVD 7579-7580 disc 1 37684001104221 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Stan Getz Library DVD 7579-7580 disc 2 37684001104222 Annex Copy hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781608838530
  • ISBN: 1608838536
  • ISBN: 9781608838844
  • ISBN: 1608838846
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 6 hr.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Blakeway Productions, ©2012
  • Distributor: [Arlington, VA] : PBS Distribution, ©2013.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Ep. 2 on container as: Comedies : Twelfth night and As you like it.
Formatted Contents Note:
disc 1. Macbeth / produced and directed by Nicola Stockley ; Twelfth night & As you like it / produced and directed by Janice Sutherland ; Richard II / produced and directed by John Holdsworth -- disc 2. Henry IV & Henry V / produced and directed by Richard Denton ; Hamlet / produced and directed by Nicola Stockley ; The tempest / produced and directed by Nicola Stockley.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Camera, Tim Pollard [and others] ; composer, Glenn Keiles ; editors, Julian Hart [and others].
Participant or Performer Note:
Presenters: Ethan Hawke (Macbeth), Joely Richardson (Comedies : Twelfth night & As you like it), Derek Jacobi (Richard II), Jeremy Irons (Henry IV & V), David Tennant (Hamlet), Trevor Nunn (The tempest).
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally broadcast on PBS in 2012-2013.
Summary, etc.:
Six episodes combine history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis, and the personal passion of their 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.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated. "This program contains material that may not be appropriate for all viewers. Viewer discretion is advised."
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; stereo.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
"Purchaser shall not publicly perform (except pursuant to the terms of any separately purchased public performance license) and shall not copy, alter, digitize or stream this DVD."--Back cover of container.
Language Note:
SDH captions for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Stage history.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Macbeth.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. As you like it.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Twelfth night.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Richard II.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Henry IV.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Henry V.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Hamlet.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Tempest.
Dramatists, English > Early modern, 1500-1700 > Biography.
European drama > Renaissance, 1450-1600.

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