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Shakespeare and Us
Item# 52575
© 2012
 120 Min.




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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-61753-406-5

In this two-part series, Simon Schama explores the life and times of William Shakespeare to shed a new and fascinating light on some of the greatest plays ever written. The programs takes a close look... (more details)



Land of Love: Shakespeare in Italy
Item# 57657
© 2012
 50 Min.




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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-0-81609-552-0

Combining Italian travelogue with revelations about the Bard's most famous works, Francesco da Mosto considers Shakespeare's relationship to Italy, where he set many of his greatest love plays. Shakes... (more details)



Anthony & Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall: Shakespeare Uncovered (Series 2)
Item# 95255
© 2014
 60 Min.




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Kim Cattrall explores how Shakespeare uses the two high-powered lovers in Antony and Cleopatra to depict the differences between authoritarian Rome and exotic Egypt. As someone who has played Cleopatr... (more details)



Antony and Cleopatra: Young Actors in Training
Item# 43356
© 2008
 15 Min.




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DVD ISBN: 978-1-61733-434-4

Perhaps the most sweepingly romantic of Shakespeare's tragedies, Antony and Cleopatra portrays two leaders of the ancient world at the mercy of their very human desires. Filmed at the Globe Theatre, t... (more details)



Hamlet: The Royal Shakespeare Company Production Starring David Tennant
Item# 41685
© 2009
 182 Min.




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DVD ISBN: 978-1-61616-682-3

Called “the greatest Hamlet of his generation” by Guardian reviewer Robert McCrum, Scottish actor David Tennant headlines this edgy film version of the acclaimed 2008 Royal Shakespeare Company stage p... (more details)



Hamlet: Young Actors in Training
Item# 43357
© 2008
 15 Min.




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DVD ISBN: 978-1-61733-435-1

It's easy to assume that Hamlet has always enjoyed global popularity, but only within the last century and a half has Shakespeare's great tragedy achieved iconic status. Why does it resonate so deeply... (more details)



Henry V: Young Actors in Training
Item# 43359
© 2008
 15 Min.




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DVD ISBN: 978-1-61733-437-5

Its kingly speeches are as stirring as any battle cry-offering inspiration not only to budding actors but to anyone who wants to move a crowd, Shakespeare-style. This program focuses on Act II, Scene... (more details)



Henry VIII: Young Actors in Training
Item# 43358
© 2008
 15 Min.




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DVD ISBN: 978-1-61733-436-8

Can a king who killed most of his wives be rendered, in dramatic terms, as a human being? What kind of historical context should we apply to such a story? A group of gifted young British actors takes... (more details)



Hollow Crowns: Shakespeare and Us
Item# 52577
© 2012
 60 Min.




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DVD (Chaptered) ISBN: 978-1-61753-408-9

Because his theater company often performed at court, Shakespeare was able to observe the frailty, vanity, and folly of kings firsthand, thus fueling his obsession with what lay behind the mask of roy... (more details)



Julius Caesar: Young Actors in Training
Item# 43360
© 2008
 15 Min.




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DVD ISBN: 978-1-61733-438-2

Loyalty and betrayal-Shakespeare's massive body of work is shot through with both subjects, and Julius Caesar stands as a prime example. This program puts young British actors in the spotlight as they... (more details)



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