'Am I Not King?': New Richard II Production Blog From John Wyver Of Illuminations Available Now

As week four of rehearsals begin for the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Richard II  starring David Tennant, John Wyver of Illuminations has published the latest in his weekly production blogs. John will be working with director Gregory Doran and the RSC to bring the production to cinema screens worldwide from November.

This week John explains how the cast have started to work on the detail of scenes and have been working with the RSC’s Head of Text, Voice and Artist Development Lyn Darnley. They have also begun their costume fittings.

The latest video diary covers the cast and creatives' visit to Westminster Hall and includes medieval historian Helen Castor's reflections on Richard II. Watch it below:

The next video diary, released on Friday, will feature some of the individual voice work sessions.

Read the full blog by John Wyver on the Illuminations website

Richard II starring David Tennant and Nigel Lindsay and directed by Gregory Doran will open at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon on 10th October 2013 and will run until 16th November 2013. It will then transfer to the Barbican Theatre in London from December 9th 2013 until 25th January 2014. The production will be streamed live from the stage of the RST into UK cinemas on November 13th, and subsequently into UK schools and to cinemas worldwide. 

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For more information about the cinemascreenings visit the RSC Live FromStratford-upon-Avon site