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In Search of Shakespeare

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Catalogue Number:  040370
Producer:  PBS Video
Subject:  English
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  U.S.
Copyright Year:  2004
Running Time:  240


DVD Price:  $74.95
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Explore the life of the world's greatest writer through a mixture of travel sequences, scholarly interviews, and re-created adventure sequences. IN SEARCH OF SHAKESPEARE sets The Bard's life against the backdrop of his turbulent era of militarism, domestic surveillance, and foreign wars. Relive the Spanish Armada, the Gunpowder Plot, colonization of the New World, and England's Cultural Revolution, among other events. Hosted by Michael Wood.

240 minutes on 2 Discs.
 

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