Shakespeare Uncovered – Season Two

My Shakepeare- Hugh Bonneville
Ralph Fiennes (left) and Hugh Bonneville at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. (Photo courtesy of Andrea Southam)

Shakespeare Uncovered continues with a second season on PBS, beginning Friday, January 30 at 8:00 pm and continuing the following two successive Fridays.

Episode one showcases Midsummer Night’s Dream starring Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville.

Like the first series, the second installment of Shakespeare Uncovered combines history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis, and the personal passions of its celebrated hosts – Hugh Bonneville, Kim Cattrall, Joseph Fiennes, Morgan Freeman, David Harewood, and Christopher Plummer – to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare’s greatest plays.

  • Midsummer Night’s Dream.  Friday, January 30. 8:00 pm
  • King Lear.                                     Friday, January 30. 9:00 pm