The Hollow Crown | Richard II
Shakespeare adaptation starring Ben Whishaw. King Richard is called upon to settle a dispute between his cousin Henry Bolingbroke and Thomas Mowbray.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.