Shakespeare Uncovered The Comedies with Joely Richardson
Joely Richardson investigates the legacy of these two brilliant cross-dressing comedies Details
Program: Shakespeare Uncovered
Episode: The Comedies with Joely Richardson
Joely Richardson investigates (with her mother Vanessa Redgrave) the legacy of these two brilliant cross-dressing comedies, with their missing twins, mistaken identities, and characters in disguise; their connections to Shakespeare’s personal life; and the great romantic heroines created by Shakespeare in two perennially popular plays.
Premiere Date: 01/25/2013
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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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