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What is Shakespeare: The Animated Tales about?
An animated adaptation of twelve of Shakespeare's best-known plays. The series was produced by S4C for the BBC, but animated by some of the foremost artists of Soyuzmultfilm, the former Soviet Union's main animation studio. Each 26-minute play is directed by a different animator, in a wide variety of styles: cel animation for Macbeth, stop-motion puppets in Twelfth Night, and paint on glass for Hamlet. Written by Anonymous

Actors: Alun Armstrong, Brendan Charleson, Katy Behean, Zoë Wanamaker, Patrick Brennan, John Baddeley, Mary Wimbush, David Acton, Timothy West
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Season 1 of Shakespeare: The Animated Tales

    Episode 3: Macbeth  
    Episode 5: Hamlet  

Season 2 of Shakespeare: The Animated Tales

    Episode 6: Othello  
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