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Shakespeare Uncovered

Macbeth with Ethan Hawke

Season 1 Episode 1 | 52m 31s

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There’s daggers in men’s smiles. Ethan Hawke takes you along as he researches the part of Shakespeare’s murderous Macbeth.

Aired: 01/25/13 | Expired: 01/25/13 | Rating: TV-PG

This project is made possible through the generosity of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Howard and Abby Milstein Foundation - lead foundation sponsor with major funding from Rosalind P. Walter, The Polonsky Foundation, Virginia and Dana Randt, the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, and PBS.

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