In Search of Shakespeare is a nice, mellowing documentary to watch while settling down to sleep. The series is hosted by Michael Wood. It starts with Bill's (that's "Shakespeare" to those not as intimate as I am with him) childhood and family history, then to his young life as an aspiring artist and then explores the prolific existence of one of the most important non-religious, non-political figures of modern history.
And yes, I made a Blingee for Shakespeare. It's hawt.