PBS offers new series on Shakespeare

On January 25, 2013, PBS stations will premiere Shakespeare Uncovered, a six-part series to be shown on three consecutive Friday evenings. The series will take a multi-faceted look at several plays, and it will include live performance segments.

The series will feature celebrity guests such as Derek Jacobi, Ethan Hawke, Patrick Stewart, David Tennant and Helen Mirren discussing plays with clips from screen versions and interviews with actors.