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: He will give the devil his due. Jeremy Irons researches Shakespeare’s history plays as well as the differences between the real history and the father-son drama that Shakespeare creates.
Shakespeare uncovered: Henry IV & Henry V With Jeremy Irons.
[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.; Irons, Jeremy., 1948-.