Cineworld Cinemas have been added to the UK venues live streaming the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of William Shakespeare's Richard II on Wednesday November 13th.
David Tennant stars as King Richard in the first RSC production to be screened live from the stage at Stratford-upon-Avon. He is joined in the company by Nigel Lindsay, Oliver Ford Davies and Michael Pennington and the play is directed by Gregory Doran. Richard II will also be streamed to UK schools and to screens around the world. Venue information for the international screenings will be released very soon.
RSC Live: Richard II
David Tennant stars in the historic first ever live cinema broadcast from the Royal Shakespeare Company's stage. Although divinely ordained, Richard II (David Tennant) has very mortal weaknesses. His big mistake is to exile his popular cousin Henry Bolingbrook (Nigel Lindsay). When Bolingbrook learns that he has also been robbed of his inheritance, he takes advantage of the King's absence to raise an army and stage an invasion of
first of Shakespeare's four great plays about the House of Lancaster is a
politically charged exploration of power and Machiavellian plotting. The Royal
Shakespeare Company's new production is the very first to be broadcast to
cinemas live from the Bard's home town of Stratford-Upon-Avon.
Directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran, it marks former Doctor Who
David Tennant's eagerly anticipated return to Shakespeare after his critically
acclaimed 'Hamlet'. It also launches a exciting new season of three live
Shakespeare broadcasts from the RSC.
Tickets for the screenings are on sale now from the following locations:
Isle Of Wight
London - Enfield
London - Haymarket
London - Wandsworth
London - West India Quay
Standard tickets cost £14.20 (£12.10 concessions)
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