Prefaces to Shakespeare | Richard II
Ian Richardson presents a personal view of King Richard II and the characters in the Shakespeare play. These talks were given as curtain raisers to the transmission of the BBC Television Shakespeare plays.Tweet
Drama on 3 | Richard II
William Shakespeare's study of deluded autocracy: when Richard II banishes Bolingbroke and confiscates his property, he begins a chain of events that bring about his own downfall.
An Age of Kings | 1: Richard II: The Hollow Crown
Part One of a fifteen-part BBC series comprising Shakespeare’s history plays from Richard II to Richard III (the two tetralogies). The first episode achieves a sustained and vigorous make-believe in an age of power, mystery and frailty of the Medieval crown.