Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman (Ep 1)

Taming of the Shrew with Morgan Freeman (Ep 1)

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In this episode of Shakespeare Uncovered, Morgan Freeman dives deep into the heart of this Shakespeare's romantic comedy, ''The Taming of The Shrew'' offering insightful commentary on iconic productions throughout history.

From Meryl Streep's unforgettable 1978 performance for Shakespeare in The Park to a riotous 2013 production from The Globe Theatre, and even Freeman's own Wild West rendition for Shakespeare in the Park in 1990, explore the layers of wit, romance, and societal commentary woven into every scene. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for Shakespearean artistry, Freeman dissects the layers of wit, romance, and societal commentary woven into every scene.

Discover how this 434-year-old play continues to influence modern rom-coms like the beloved 1999 film "Ten Things I Hate About You," while esteemed actors including Brian Cox, Tracey Ullman, Sinead Cusack, and Julia Stiles offer firsthand experiences and actor insights from their iconic productions of "The Taming of The Shrew."

Cast & Crew

(Director), Morgan Freeman (Self), Sinéad Cusack (Self), Julia Stiles (Self), Tracey Ullman (Self)

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