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Illuminations Media, 2012, 5 videos
"This beautifully produced program features specially filmed performances of all 154 Sonnets by a stellar cast of actors including: Fiona Shaw, Sir Patrick Stewart, Simon Callow, Simon Russell Beale, Kim Cattrall, Dominic West, Stephen Fry and David Tennant."
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Bloom asserts that it is commonplace to suggest that the strongest of Shakespeare's sonnets and his "The Phoenix and the Turtle" are among the best shorter poems in the English language. These works are studied along with "The Rape of Lucrete" and "Venus and Adonis."