The King and the Playwright | 2: A Jacobean History: Equivocation

James Shapiro's series about Shakespeare in the reign of King James. It's 1606 and, in the aftermath of the Gunpowder Plot, Macbeth captures the anxiety of the time.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Duration: 01'00'37''
  • Broadcast date: 2012

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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