An acclaimed Hamlet in the Royal Shakespeare Company's hit production (also a recent Great Performances production), David Tennant meets fellow actors who've tackled this most iconic of roles, including superstar Jude Law, and compares notes on the role's titanic challenges. Tennant digs deep into the text about the doomed Danish Prince alongside the actors Simon Russell Beale and Ben Whishaw. In this episode: All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. Joely Richardson looks into a pair of cross-dressing comedies, with their missing twins, mistaken identities, and characters in disguise: Shakespeare’s As You Like It and Twelfth Night.
Shakespeare uncovered: The Comedies With Joely Richardson.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
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Originally produced by PBS in 2013.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Tennant, David, contributor.; Law, Jude, contributor.; Prince, Danish, contributor.; Russell, Beale, contributor.; Whishaw, Ben, contributor.