The Secret Life of Books | The First Folio
Six classic British books are considered with a fresh eye; returning to the author's original manuscripts and letters, expert writers and performers bring their personal insights to these great works. Today, actor Simon Russell Beale examines the works of the playwright William Shakespeare.Tweet
Hugh Quarshie Remembers... Othello
Hugh Quarshie looks back on his highly praised interpretation of Othello in the Royal Shakespeare Company's 2015 production, directed by Iqbal Khan.
Sir Simon Russell Beale Remembers... The Hollow Crown
Actor Simon Russell Beale looks back on the The Hollow Crown, the BBC's 2012 adaptations of Shakespeare's history plays Richard II, Henry IV Part 1, Henry IV Part 2 and Henry V.