Tragedy of King Richard II

The Tragedy of King Richard II

Director: William Woodman

Cast: William H. Bassett, David Birney, John Devlin

     
 

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Originally produced for television, this adaptation of William Shakespeare's historical tragedy stars David Birney as Richard II, who gains a fearsome enemy in his cousin Bolingbroke (Paul Shenar) when he seizes his land. Outraged Britons and rebellious Irishmen eventually turn against the king, and in time, Henry is forced to step down from the throne, with his rival

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Originally produced for television, this adaptation of William Shakespeare's historical tragedy stars David Birney as Richard II, who gains a fearsome enemy in his cousin Bolingbroke (Paul Shenar) when he seizes his land. Outraged Britons and rebellious Irishmen eventually turn against the king, and in time, Henry is forced to step down from the throne, with his rival Bolingbroke seizing power and taking revenge. The cast also includes Peter McIean as York and Mary Joan Negro as Anne.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/01/2010
UPC:
0709629200012
Original Release:
1982
Rating:
NR
Source:
Tmw Media Group
Sales rank:
47,796

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