David Tennant's Episode Of Shakespeare Uncovered To Air On 14th July

According to Blakeway, the producers of Shakespeare Uncovered, David Tennant's episode on Hamlet will air on BBC Two on Saturday 14th July.
They say:
In Hamlet, David Tennant whose own RSC performance was a huge hit, meets other actors who have played the role – from the legendary David Warner in the 1960s to the recent Jude Law. He also tries, alongside Simon Russell Beale and Ben Whishaw to unravel the meaning of the play and the reason why it is considered the greatest play Shakespeare ever wrote.

The series will also be released on DVD and can be pre ordered in our shop here where it is listed under it's orginal title of Prefaces To Shakespeare.

The full broadcast schedule is as follows:

  • Comedies - Joely Richardson – Tues June 19th – BBC4
  • Macbeth – Ethan Hawke – Tues June 26th – BBC4
  • Richard II – Derek Jacobi - Sat 30th June – BBC2
  • Tempest – Trevor Nunn – Tues July 3rd – BBC4
  • Henries – Jeremy Irons – Sat 7th July – BBC2
  • Hamlet – David Tennant - Sat 14th July – BBC2
Source: Blakeway