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WS-Related Shows on U.S./Canadian TV--August
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 16.1283  Wednesday, 3 August 2005

From:           Patty Winter <
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Date:           Tuesday, 2 Aug 2005 09:11:29 -0700
Subject:        WS-Related Shows on U.S./Canadian TV--August

If you get Sundance Channel, be sure to check out the miniseries "Slings
& Arrows," debuting this Sunday. Here are the full listings:

Bad Sleep Well, The (Kurosawa updates Hamlet); IFC: Aug. 4, 23, 29

Cosby Show: "Shakespeare"; WGN Superstation: Aug. 9

Hamlet (Gibson); HBO Family: Aug. 3, 10, 26/27, 29/30; HBO 2: Aug. 2, 8,
20, 29

Hamlet (Hawke); Bravo Canada: Aug. 13

Julius Caesar (Brando/Mason); TCM: Aug. 18/19

Mark Twain's "Is Shakespeare Dead?"; Bravo Canada: Aug. 6

Much Ado About Nothing; Flix: Aug. 10, 18, 23, 24, 28, 29, 31

Offstage, Onstage: Inside the Stratford Festival; Bravo Canada: Aug. 17

Othello (Fishburn/Branagh/Jacob); HBO 2: Aug. 8, 17

Romeo and Juliet (Howard/Shearer); TCM: Aug. 25

The Shrew in the Park (community group produces "The Taming of the
Shrew"); Bravo Canada: Aug. 12

Slings & Arrows, Season 1, Episode 1 ("Oliver's Dream"); Sundance: Aug.
7, 8, 10, 13, 27

Slings & Arrows, Season 1, Episode 2 ("Geoffrey's Return"); Sundance:
Aug. 14, 15, 17, 20, 27

Slings & Arrows, Season 1, Episode 3 ("Madness in Great Ones");
Sundance: Aug. 21, 22, 24, 27; Showcase: Aug. 8

Slings & Arrows, Season 1, Episode 4 ("Outrageous Fortune"); Sundance:
Aug. 28, 29, 31; Showcase: Aug. 15

Slings & Arrows, Season 1, Episode 5 ("A Mirror Up to Nature");
Sundance: Sept. 4 (additional airings TBA); Showcase: Aug. 22

Slings & Arrows, Season 1, Episode 6 ("Playing the Swan"); Sundance:
Sept. 11 (additional airings TBA)

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (gobs of WS quotes, many of them
spoken by Christopher Plummer, who plays the Klingon General Chang);
MoreMax: Aug. 10

Theater of Blood (An actor [Vincent Price] gets revenge on critics with
Shakespearean murder scenes); TMC: Aug. 19, 30/31

Titus (Hopkins); MoreMax: Aug. 16

William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet (Di Caprio/Danes); Cinemax: Aug. 15

Patty

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