The royal shakespeare company s other entries in this war of the roses cycle on stage. Richard ii by william shakespeare from opus arte productions 20 performed live by the royal shakespeare company at stratford runtime 166 minutes. Richard ii is the first production in a new cycle of shakespeare s history plays, directed by gregory, that will be. Royal shakespeare company just announced a partnership with marquee to stream full. Richard ii royal shakespeare company digital theatre. Royal shakespeare company richard ii english movie. This account has reached the download cap, additional downloads. It is based on the life of king richard ii of england ruled 7799 and is the first part of a tetralogy, referred to by some scholars as the henriad, followed by three plays concerning richards successors. Shakespeares king richard ii act 1, scene 4 with study resources.
Richard ii by wm shakespeare starring david tennant. You may be familiar with the play, or you may know one or more of the actors. Richard ii act 1, scene 2 translation shakescleare, by. John bartons production for the royal shakespeare company in 1973 was eagerly awaited as he was the most audacious, as well as the most intellectual, of the company s directors. The merry wives of windsor a midsummer nights dream much ado about nothing othello pericles. This set of plays depicts the historic struggles for the english throne, and, along with shakespeare s other tetralogy, the changes of power that eventually led to the rule of queen elizabeth i, the monarch of england during the first part of shakespeare s career. In the presence of king richard, henry bolingbroke who would eventually be henry iv accuses thomas mowbray duke of norfolk of embezzling crown funds and of plotting the death of his uncle, the duke of gloucester. Captured live in stratforduponavon, iqbal khans adaptation was the first at the rsc to cast a black actor, lucian msamati, in the role of. Recorded live at the royal shakespeare theatre, stratforduponavon, november 20. Rsc artistic director gregory doran directs david tennant in the title role. Terry hands, who has died aged 79, was a stage director who for 20 years worked in the shadows of theatrical luminaries peter hall and trevor nunn at the royal shakespeare company before taking. The english shakespeare company was an english theatre company founded in 1986 by michael bogdanov and michael pennington to present and promote the works of william shakespeare on both a national and an international level.
The project began with shakespeares richard ii, starring david tennant, in november. Your guide to streaming shakespeare in march shakespeare. Richard ii is the first play in a tetralogy a group of four plays commonly referred to as the henriad. The royal shakespeare company is directed 20 by gregory doran before a live audience at the royal. Richard ii guarda film con sottotitoli in italiano gratuitamente. Shakespeare theatre company production history wikipedia. David tennant stars as the doomed richard ii in greg dorans criticallyacclaimed royal shakespeare company production, available for the first time online across the world. This production played at the royal shakespeare theatre in stratforduponavon and the barbican in london in the 20 winter season. Shakespeare unlocked videos by the bbc in partnership with the royal shakespeare company rsc. Read every line of shakespeare s original text alongside a modern english translation.
Henry iv, part twohals story turns into a sher thing. You can earn a 5% commission by selling richard ii. A man whose vanity threatens to divide the great houses of. The royal shakespeare company announced that music and speeches from its upcoming production of richard ii will be published on a cd and available for download from itunes. Sep 19, 20 short synopsis king richard is called upon to settle a dispute between his cousin henry bolingbroke and thomas mowbray.
Please subscribe this dailymotion channel and the youtube channel if ok or pleasure better. Richard ii royal shakespeare company lemmie herbert. Richard ii recorded live at the royal shakespeare theatre, stratforduponavon, november 20. Other productions of richard ii on stage divine right. Critical essays on british literature series download book. Last nights production of richard ii, at the royal shakespeare theater in stratforduponavon, checked both of those boxes. The shakespeare theatre company is a regional theatre company located in washington, united states. Richard ii by william shakespeare, a royal shakespeare company production directed by gregory doran. The first part of his history tetralogy, shakespeare s interpretation of the deposed king is brought to life in this richly detailed production from the royal shakespeare company. And now, heres what to stream if you need a little shakespeare in your life. David tennant is preparing to play richard ii for the rsc but how will he measure up to past kings, from the regal gielgud to the. Our bodies are our gardens, to the which our wills are gardeners. Review of the royal shakespeare companys richard ii, now on.
William shakespeare 15641616 the tragedy of king richard ii, by william shakespeare, is the first of the history series that continues with parts 1 and 2 of king henry iv and with the life of king henry v. Youll also find introductory and critical essays, textual notes, and scene summaries. In a few short months, the royal shakespeare company will bring their new production of richard ii, starring david tennant aka the tenth doctor, to the brooklyn academy of music. Download and print the text and resources of the key scenes from julius caesar by william shakespeare explored by the shakespeare unlocked team. Henry iv assumes royal power, executing many of richard s followers, but pardoning the treacherous duke of aumerle son of york at the urgent behest of his mother the duchess of york. Photo by kwame lestrade, royal shakespeare company. David tennant as richard ii in the royal shakespeare companys. But for the concord of my state and time had not an ear to hear my true time broke.
Directed by bill alexander with antony sher as richard. Richard iipresented by the royal shakespeare company at the royal shakespeare theatre, stratforduponavon, england, 17 october16 november, 20, and broadcast live to cinemas worldwide, including the renoir cinema, london, england, 11 20. The first part of his history tetralogy, shakespeares interpretation of the deposed king is brought to life in this richly. And here have i the daintiness of ear to cheque time broke in a disorderd string. It should be noted that the same change, but in a much clumsier way, was previously introduced by gregory doran in the 20 production of richard ii at the royal shakespeare company in stratford. It is based on the life of king richard ii of england ruled 7799 and is the first part of a tetralogy, referred to by some scholars as the henriad, followed by three plays concerning richard s successors. Bolingbroke has accused mowbray of treason, and the two of them exchange insults in the presence of king richard.
Plot summary representations of kingship and power in shakespeare s second tetralogy shakespeare s reputation in elizabethan england. The royal shakespeare company rsc is a major british theatre company, based in. Screening of the play, starring david tennant as richard ii. Its easy to get started we will give you example code. In the late 1990s it began to be included in publications of the complete works as coauthored by shakespeare. The deposition scene, act iv, scene 1 of shakespeare s history play, richard ii. It is a revival of their 20 production of the classic historical tragedy, which was staged on the company s home turf, stratforduponavon, and which was simulcast live for one. The royal shakespeare company produced the play with david tennant in the lead.
David tennant is to star in the title role of richard ii as part of the royal shakespeare company. The raigne of king edward the third, commonly shortened to edward iii, is an elizabethan play printed anonymously in 1596, and partly written by william shakespeare. Watch david tennants richard ii for free and loads more. Richard ii stage footage act iv, scene 1 the deposition. The rsc plays regularly in london, stratforduponavon, and on tour across the uk and internationally.
Richard ii the oxford shakespeare william shakespeare edited by anthony b. Richard ii act 5, scene 5 translation shakescleare, by. With michael pennington as john of gaunt, oliver ford davies as duke of york. Rsc artistic director gregory doran directs david tennant in the title role of a definitive production of a great play daily mail. Royal shakespeare company, richard pasco and ian richardson, directed john barton, 197374.
It contains 38 plays, two narrative poems, two shorter poems, the 154 sonnets, and a transcription of a scene from sir thomas more, as well as a general. This is the definitive richard ii for our timea live performance at the royal shakespeare companys main stage in stratforduponavon, with a superb cast. David tennant richard, nigel lindsay bolingbroke, oliver ford davies duke of york, michael pennington john of gaunt, emma hamilton the queen, jane lapotaire duchess of gloucester, elliot barnesworrell groom, antony byrne. Richard ii by william shakespeare, a royal shakespeare. Presented in two parts imdb tt3328054 cast king richard ii david tennant the queen emma hamilton john of gaunt michael pennington henry of bolingbroke nigel lindsey duke of york oliver ford davies. Richard ii, chronicle play in five acts by william shakespeare, written in 159596 and published in a quarto edition in 1597 and in the first folio of 1623.
David tennant to play richard ii in rscs winter season. Richard ii dramatizes the downfall of, you guessed it, king richard ii 671400, a lousy english king who gets bumped off the throne by henry bolingbroke a. Richard ii royal shakespeare company, naxos deutschland. Afrikaans catala cymraeg dansk deutsch espanol francais. Richard ii starring david tennant, presented by royal. Richard ii themes from litcharts the creators of sparknotes. Royal shakespeare company series page 2 of 5 presto. Opens at the royal shakespeare theatre, stratford upon avon on 1710 dgt290 from alamys library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors. Review of shakespeare s richard ii directed by gregory doran for the royal shakespeare company at the royal shakespeare theatre, stratforduponavon, 29 october 20. The rsc shakespeare is a 2007 collected edition of the plays and poetry of william shakespeare. In this way, the balance and symmetry of the play was disturbed and the entire impact was reduced into some sort of a trivial melodrama. The quarto edition omits the deposition scene in act iv, almost certainly as a result of censorship.
A selection of over 40 scenes and speeches performed in live royal shakespeare company productions from 1959 to the present day, chosen by gregory doran, artistic director of the rsc. Richard ii stage footage act iv, scene 1 the deposition scene 20 royal shakespeare company. Language english country great britain medium video technical information colour sound recording date 9 jan 1985 duration 194 mins credits director bill alexander writer. Royal shakespeare company live broadcasts richard ii today. A man whose vanity threatens to divide the great houses of england and drag his people. Image caption david tennant will return as richard ii five years after his hamlet at the rsc.
A video recording, using a single, fixed camera, of the royal shakespeare companys 1984 production of richard iii. David tennant plays richard ii as he hands his crown to bollingbroke, played by. Richard ii royal shakespeare company youtube the tragedy of richard ii by william shakespeare duration. Richard ii stage footage act iv, scene 1 the deposition scene. It has recently become accepted as part of shakespeare s canon of plays. After youre setup, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep. Richard is king, ordained by god to lead his people. David tennant to play richard ii in rscs winter season bbc. This summer garsington opera and the royal shakespeare company will bring its sellout production of a midsummer nights dream to londons southbank centre. Review of shakespeares richard ii directed by gregory. A story of power and plotting, richard ii is the first of shakespeare s four plays about the house of lancaster. Richard iii is best suited for teenagers who can handle the adult themes and have some preparation for the political intricacies of the story. A man whose vanity threatens to divide the great houses of england and drag his people into a dynastic civil war that will last 100 years.
The theatre company focuses primarily on plays from the shakespeare canon, but its seasons include works by other classic playwrights such as euripides, henrik ibsen and oscar wilde. Captured live in stratforduponavon, this adaptation was the first production of artistic director gregory dorans sixyear plan to stage all of shakespeare s. Shakespeares primary source for richard ii, as for most of his chronicle histories. There, you can read, search, and download the texts. The life and death of king richard the second, commonly called richard ii, is a history play by. Richard ii william shakespeare oxford university press. You generally enter a theater with certain expectations. Richard calls for a duel but then halts it just before swords clash. Review of the royal shakespeare companys richard ii, now.
Free wallpapers download of royal shakespeare company richard ii movie, hero, heroine, etc is available in our gallery section. The life and death of king richard the second, commonly called richard ii, is a history play by william shakespeare believed to have been written in approximately 1595. Rsc artistic director gregory doran directs david tennant in the title role of a definitive. This is the one to see, if you love richard ii the play. The royal shakespeare company rsc previously announced that it is collaborating with picturehouse entertainment on live from stratforduponavon, a new programme to screen its productions live. One of his most heartbreaking tragedies, shakespeare s tale of love, jealousy and deceit is brought to life in this groundbreaking production from the royal shakespeare company. Ive read richard ii, and seen film adaptations, and ive seen david. Richard david tennant stares at his reflection in a mirror while york oliver ford davies, left watches and bolingbroke nigel lindsay waits in the rsc production of richard ii. Captured live in stratforduponavon, this adaptation was the first production of artistic director gregory dorans sixyear plan to stage all of shakespeares. The first part of his history tetralogy, shakespeares interpretation of the deposed king is brought to life in this richly detailed production from the royal shakespeare company. The tragedy of richard ii by william shakespeare youtube. The first part of his history tetralogy, shakespeares interpretation of the deposed king is brought to life in this richly detailed.
King richard ii surrendered power to his cousin henry bolingbroke, who went on to reign as king henry iv. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. King and country box royal shakespeare company opus arte. Richard ii is so lyrical and thoughtprovoking that it may be my favorite of all the plays. Jan 23, 20 david tennant is to star as richard ii as part of the royal shakespeare company s new season, which also includes adaptations of hilary mantels wolf hall and bring up the bodies. Royal shakespeare company, simon godwin director release date. The royal shakespeare company rsc is a major british theatre company, based in stratforduponavon, warwickshire, england. The first play of a historical tetralogy consisting of shakespeares henry iv parts 1 and 2 and henry v. At the beginning of the play, richard ii banishes his cousin henry bolingbroke from england. Find out whats happening with the shakespeare theatre company. Richard ii starring david tennant, presented by royal shakespeare company live showtimes. The company employs over 1,000 staff and produces around 20 productions a year.
With david tennant, elliot barnesworrell, antony byrne, sean chapman. King richard ii by william shakespeare free at loyal books. Play summary the play opens with a dispute between henry bolingbroke, duke of hereford, and thomas mowbray, duke of norfolk. Shakespeares king richard ii act 1, scene 3 trial of. King henry iv and then tossed in the slammer, where he experiences an identity crisis bigger than king lears and maybe even hamlets before hes finally put out of his misery read. Opens at the royal shakespeare theatre, stratford upon avon on 1710 dgt28p from alamys library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations. Music and speeches from the royal shakespeare company s production of richard ii are available for purchase on cd and from itunes beginning oct. The last major play in the oxford shakespeare series, richard ii features a freshly edited version of the text based on the early quartos and first folio of 1623, with thorough accompanying material for readers, students, and performers.222 1274 37 1512 2 1144 927 1295 1197 29 1436 251 166 1047 1091 885 800 284 1196 18 810 149 399 1573 1246 1431 1097 708 720 884 577 1328 572 323 816 145 711 1203