Shakespeare: The Animated Tales

Shakespeare: The Animated Tales Series
Genre: Animation
Premiere: 1992
Network: PBS
IMDB Rating: 8.5/10
Sessons: 2
Full Episodes: 12
Watch Stream Online:
Full Show Summary

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.
Shakespeare: The Animated Tales S02E06
Last Episode, 14 December 1994: Season 2, Episode 6: Othello
  • Episode Guide
  • Cast
Date Aired Shakespeare: The Animated Tales Episodes
Season 1
9 November 1992 Season 1, Episode 1: A Midsummer Night's Dream
16 November 1992 Season 1, Episode 2: The Tempest
23 November 1992 Season 1, Episode 3: Macbeth
30 November 1992 Season 1, Episode 4: Romeo and Juliet
7 December 1992 Season 1, Episode 5: Hamlet
14 December 1992 Season 1, Episode 6: Twelfth Night
Season 2
2 November 1994 Season 2, Episode 1: King Richard III
9 November 1994 Season 2, Episode 2: The Taming of the Shrew
16 November 1994 Season 2, Episode 3: As You Like It
30 November 1994 Season 2, Episode 4: Julius Caesar
7 December 1994 Season 2, Episode 5: The Winter's Tale
14 December 1994 Season 2, Episode 6: Othello