Seeing the sultry Mirren, elegant Rigg and saucy Dench in their gossamer frocks could turn even the most reluctant of us onto Shakespeare.
It seems like a silly question, but really, most modern viewers have no knowledge of Dench's young Shakespeare career, or know that the woman has been acting in film and television since 1959 when she played the title role in the T.
No, no, no, no, no! To this end, she enrolled in the Central School of Speech and Drama.
Caine is one of only three actors to be nominated for at least one Academy Award in five different decades.