Terry Jones’ Medieval Lives | The King
How much do we really know about our medieval kings? Terry Jones finds flaws in Richard the Lionheart, admirable qualities in the pilloried character of Richard II, negative bias in Shakespeare's portrayal of Richard III - and even a male monarch airbrushed out of the royal line.Tweet
Shakespeare Shorts | To Kill the King: Macbeth Act 2 Scene 3
Rhys Ifans plays Macbeth in a new production and the characters in Act 2 Scene 3 are examined, where King Duncan is murdered. It's compared to previous TV & film productions.
Great British Railway Journeys | Long Itchington to Moseley
In the Tudor town of Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, Michael visits the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, home since 1961 to the Royal Shakespeare Company.