The Tragedy of King Richard II

Richard II

Shakespeare's classic tragedy, performed by the Prospect Theatre Company in the 1969 Edinburgh Festival production. This is the first televised production of Ian McKellen in a Shakespeare play.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Plays
  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Duration: 2'02'00''
  • Broadcast date: 1970

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

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