Shakespeare Uncovered

The final season investigates six more of Shakespeare's plays.


  • “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.
  • Romeo and Juliet with Joseph Fiennes

    Joseph Fiennes has a unique perspective on Romeo and Juliet.
  • Antony and Cleopatra with Kim Cattrall

    Kim Cattrall explores the real character of the great Queen of Egypt, and travels to Rome.
  • Othello with David Harewood

    David Harewood analyzes the great villan Iago and how he manipulates Othello.

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.