22 February 2021, 12:00 am
Simon Schama’Shakespeare
Programme Type
Films and Exhibitions

Simon Schama’s Shakespeare: Episode Two: Hollow Crowns(59:25 min; 2014; English)

In this two-part series, historian Simon Schama explores the life and times of William Shakespeare to shed a new light on some of the greatest plays ever written. Schama argues that it is impossible to understand how Shakespeare came to belong ‘to all time’, without understanding just how much he was of his time. Shakespeare explored questions that are still asked today