Being Shakespeare

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  • 2012
  • 1 hr 28 min
  • 8.2  (23)

Performed by Simon Cowell and written by the renowned scholar Jonathan Bate, Being Shakespeare traces The Bard's life from his birth in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1564 to his burial there fifty-two years later. Taking its cue from Jacques' famous 'Seven Ages of Man' speech in As You Like It, the play weaves together this story with extracts from many of Shakespeare's most famous plays.

Being Shakespeare
Being Shakespeare

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Performed by Simon Cowell and written by the renowned scholar Jonathan Bate, Being Shakespeare traces The Bard's life from his birth in Stratford-upon-Avon in 1564 to his burial there fifty-two years later. Taking its cue from Jacques' famous 'Seven Ages of Man' speech in As You Like It, the play weaves together this story with extracts from many of Shakespeare's most famous plays.

Being Shakespeare is a 2012 documentary with a runtime of 1 hour and 28 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 8.2.

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Being Shakespeare is available to watch free on Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon. Some platforms allow you to rent Being Shakespeare for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2012
  • Runtime
    1 hr 28 min
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (23)