Globe On Screen: Richard II

Film, Adaptation
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Simon Godwin's critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare's brutal account of politics, power, lust and betrayal was filmed live at the historic Shakespeare's Globe theatre in London in 2015. Charles Edwards stars in the demanding title role of Richard II, son of the Black Prince, who believes he has the divine right to rule England. However, once he ascends to the throne, Richard's abilities are called into question and he is shown to be a weak and ineffective monarch.

Release details

Rated: PG
Release date: Friday June 24 2016
Duration: 151 mins

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