Shakespeare Uncovered

The Lovers Untangled

Clip: Season 2 Episode 5 | 2m 14s

The mixed-up story of the young lovers Hermia, Lysander, Demetrius, and Helena in Shakespeares’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream can be quite confusing. This two-minute animation sums up what you need to know.

Aired: 02/13/15

Rating: NR

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This project is made possible through the generosity of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Howard and Abby Milstein Foundation - lead foundation sponsor with major funding from Rosalind P. Walter, The Polonsky Foundation, Virginia and Dana Randt, the LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, and PBS.