This extraordinary series combines history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis and the personal passion of its celebrated hosts - Joely Richardson, Ethan Hawke, Derek Jacobi, Trevor Nun, Jeremy Irons and David Tennant - to tell the story behind some of Shakespeare's greatest plays.
Each episode includes interviews with actors, directors and scholars, along with visits to key locations, clips from some of the most celebrated film and television adaptations, and illustrative excerpts from the plays specially staged for the series at Shakespeare's Globe in London.
1: The Comedies: with Joely Richardson
2. Macbeth: with Ethan Hawke
3. Richard 11 with Derek Jacobi
4. The Tempest: with Trevor Nunn
5. Henry IV and Henry V: with Jeremy Irons
6. Hamlet: with David Tennant
This is a Region 4 disc, the local region for Australia.