Shakespeare Uncovered

S3 E6 | PREVIEW

“Richard III” with Sir Antony Sher Preview

Sir Antony Sher unveils the life of Shakespeare’s “Richard III,” comparing the historical king’s reputation with the play’s enduring portrait of ruthless ambition and vengeance.

AIRED: October 09, 2018 | 0:00:30
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On Shakespeare Uncovered

"Now is the winter of our discontent"

Antony Sher mines the depth of the ruthless Richard III

He's an atrocious human being.

"Tellest thou me of 'ifs'? Off with his head!"

Yet he's one of the most popular characters that Shakespeare ever created.

He's brilliant and he's incredibly dangerous.

Richard III with Antony Sher on Shakespeare Uncovered


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