Video Countdown To Richard II: David Tennant And Oliver Ford Davies In Hamlet

Tonight, David Tennant and company perform the first preview of the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Richard II at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon.

The final performance clip in our Richard II countdown involves two members of the cast of the new production performing in their last Shakespearean collaboration. David Tennant and Oliver Ford Davies, who tonight play King Richard II and the Duke of York were last seen together on stage in the 2008-9 RSC production of Hamlet. Here, Hamlet (David Tennant) easily convinces Polonius (Oliver Ford Davies) of his madness:

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