David Tennant's Richard II Included In The RSC Shakespeare On Screen Event

During the week of the 400th anniversary celebration of Shakespeare's death, the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Stratford-upon-Avon Picturehouse will present screenings of some of the Company's most admired productions adapted for TV and cinema.

David Tennant's portrayal of Richard II which was recorded at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre back in 2013 will be shown on Saturday 23rd April at 2.30pm.

Tickets are £10.50 each and are on sale now. To book please phone the Picturehouse Box Office on 0871 902 5471 or visit their website here.

The full screening schedule is as follows;

Tuesday 19th April - 6pm
As You Like It, 1963
Starring Vanessa Redgrave and Ian Bannen

Wednesday 20th April  - 12 Noon
The Wars Of The Roses: Richard III, 1965
Starring Ian Holm, Janet Suzman, Peggy Ashcroft and David Warner

Thursday 21st April  - 3pm
King Lear, 1971
Starring Paul Scofield

Friday 22nd April  - 12 Noon
Macbeth, 1979
Starring Ian McKellen and Judi Dench

Saturday 23rd April  - 2.30pm
Richard II, 2013
Starring David Tennant, Michael Pennington, Jane Lapotaire and Oliver Ford Davies

Sunday 24th April  - 2.30pm
The Two Gentlemen Of Verona, 2014
Starring Mark Arrends, Michael Marcus, Pearl Chanda and Sarah MacRae

As we previously reported David Tennant's Hamlet will also be shown as part of The Barbican's Shakespeare On Screen event on Sunday 31st January at 2pm.  That event is now sold out.