Richard II Live from the Globe

Richard II

For the first time in nearly 50 years, there is a live and interactive broadcast of a theatrical production, as Shakespeare's 'Richard II' is performed live from the Globe Theatre, London. This is an all-male production of the play. Corin Redgrave, Zoe Wanamaker and Michael Wood discuss the performance and the play’s historical context. There is also a backstage look at the theatre and a commentary by Matt Woolf. The production is introduced by Andrew Marr.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Plays
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Duration: 2'59'15''
  • Broadcast date: 2003

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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