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Shakespeare uncovered. Series 3 [videorecording] / produced by Blakeway Productions, 116 Films, and Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET in association with PBS, Sky Arts, and Shakespeare's Globe ; coordinating producer, Benjamin Phelps ; series producer, Bill O'Donnell.

Hunt, Helen, 1963- (Narrator). Abraham, F. Murray. (Narrator). Garai, Romola, 1982- (Narrator). Cox, Brian, 1946- (Narrator). Beale, Simon Russell. (Narrator). Sher, Antony, 1949- (Narrator). Denton, Richard. (Television producer, Television director). Stockley, Nicola. (Television producer, Television director). Blakeway Productions. (Production company). 116 Films (Firm) (Production company). Thirteen Productions. (Production company). WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Production company). Sky Arts. (Production company). Globe Theatre (London, England : 1996- ) (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 7584-7585 disc 1 37684001104229 Annex Copy hold / Volume hold Available -
Stan Getz Library DVD 7584-7585 disc 2 37684001104230 Annex Copy hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531706487
  • ISBN: 1531706487
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2018]
  • Distributor: [Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally broadcast on PBS television in 2018.
"The stories behind the Bard's greatest plays."
Title from container.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc one. Much ado about nothing / produced and directed by Richard Denton -- The merchant of Venice / produced and directed by Nicola Stockley -- Meaure for measure / produced and directed by Richard Denton -- Disc two. Julius Caesar / produced and directed by Nicola Stockley -- The winter's tale / produced and directed by Nicola Stockley -- Richard III / produced and directed by Nicola Stockley.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Camera, Jay Dacey, Simon Firsht, Mark Trottenberg, Justin Evans ; composer, Glenn Keiles ; editors, Rivhard Fretwell, Safi Ferrah, John McAvoy, Jamie Hay.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrators, Helen Hunt (Much ado about nothing), F. Murray Abraham (The merchant of Venice), Romola Garai (Measure for measure), Brian Cox (Julius Caesar), Simon Russell Beale (The winter's tale), Anthony Sher (Richard III).
Summary, etc.:
Combines elements of analysis, history, biography, performance, and the personal passions of six presenters to tell the stories behind the stories of six Shakespeare plays. Includes interviews with actors, directors, and scholars; visits to key locations; clips from celebrated film and television adaptations; and illustrative excerpts from performances staged at Shakespeare's Globe in London especially for the series.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
Language Note:
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Subject: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Criticism and interpretation.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Influence.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Stories, plots, etc.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Stage history.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Much ado about nothing.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Merchant of Venice.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Measure for measure.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Julius Caesar.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Winter's tale.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Richard III.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
English drama > Early modern and Elizabethan, 1500-1600 > History and criticism.
European drama > Renaissance, 1450-1600.
Dramatists, English > Early modern, 1500-1700 > Biography.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Historical television programs.
Television series.
Filmed performances.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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