Shakespeare: The King's Man

Shakespeare: The King's Man

     
 

This series from the BBC investigates the plays written by the legendary William Shakespeare during the tumultuous reign of King James I. As the era was marked by profound social changes and turbulent relationships among the royals, Shakepeare's work ("King Lear," "Macbeth," and "The Tempost," among others appears to mirror the non-fiction of the time.  See more details below

Overview

This series from the BBC investigates the plays written by the legendary William Shakespeare during the tumultuous reign of King James I. As the era was marked by profound social changes and turbulent relationships among the royals, Shakepeare's work ("King Lear," "Macbeth," and "The Tempost," among others appears to mirror the non-fiction of the time.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/16/2013
UPC:
0054961896196
Source:
Athena
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen, Color]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
2:57:00
Sales rank:
40,840

Special Features

Closed Caption; Bonus disc with the BBC's 1983 production of Macbeth (148 min.); 12-page viewer's guide with a timline, "a theatre for every age" by Mark Olshaker, and articles on the arts of the Jacobean era, the Gunpowder plot, and Shakespeare's source material; Biographies of other prominent playwrights of Shakespeare's day and of host James Shapiro; Discussion questions at athenalearning.com

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Shakespeare: The King's Man
1. Chapter 1 [8:38]
2. Chapter 2 [7:10]
3. Chapter 3 [8:18]
4. Chapter 4 [5:59]
5. Chapter 5 [8:40]
6. Chapter 6 [10:43]
7. Chapter 7 [9:29]
1. Chapter 1 [6:19]
2. Chapter 2 [6:05]
3. Chapter 3 [7:54]
4. Chapter 4 [6:03]
5. Chapter 5 [7:54]
6. Chapter 6 [9:14]
7. Chapter 7 [8:13]
8. Chapter 8 [7:15]
1. Chapter 1 [9:24]
2. Chapter 2 [6:27]
3. Chapter 3 [9:12]
4. Chapter 4 [5:50]
5. Chapter 5 [5:54]
6. Chapter 6 [7:55]
7. Chapter 7 [4:19]
8. Chapter 8 [9:55]
Disc #2 -- The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Macbeth
1. Chapter 1
2. Chapter 2
3. Chapter 3
4. Chapter 4
5. Chapter 5
6. Chapter 6
7. Chapter 7
8. Chapter 8
9. Chapter 9
10. Chapter 10
11. Chapter 11
12. Chapter 12
13. Chapter 13
14. Chapter 14

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