Richard II (1978)

Richard II, who ascended the throne as a child, is a regal and stately monarch. He believes he is the rightful ruler of England, ordained by God, yet he is a weak and ineffective king - wasteful in his spending habits, unwise in his choise of chansellors, and detached from his country and its people. When he seizes the land of his cousin Henry Bolingbroke, both the commoners and the barons decide that their king has gone too far...

Directing:
  • David Giles

Writing:
  • William Shakespeare

Stars:
Release Date: 1978-12-10
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  • Country: GB
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 157
John Gielgud
John Gielgud
John of Gaunt
Charles Gray
Charles Gray
Duke of York
Jon Finch
Jon Finch
Henry Bolingbroke
Derek Jacobi
Derek Jacobi
King Richard II
Wendy Hiller
Wendy Hiller
Duchess of York
Mary Morris
Mary Morris
Duchess of Gloucester
Clifford Rose
Clifford Rose
Bishop of Carlisle
Charles Keating
Charles Keati...
Duke of Aumerle
Jeffrey Holland
Jeffrey Holla...
Duke of Surrey
Jeremy Bulloch
Jeremy Bulloc...
Henry Percy
Robin Sachs
Robin Sachs
Busby
Damien Thomas
Damien Thomas
Bagot
Jonathan Adams
Jonathan Adam...
Gardener
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