Great Performances

Shakespeare Live!

Preview: Season 44 Episode 9 | 30s

The star-studded Shakespeare Live! from the Royal Shakespeare Company salutes the Bard across multiple genres. This celebratory event, hosted by David Tennant and Catherine Tate, features Benedict Cumberbatch, Judi Dench, Helen Mirren, Rufus Wainwright, Joseph Fiennes, and many more.

Aired: 12/23/16

Rating: NR

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