The poster depicts david tennant in the role of richard ii seated on a throne in modern dress clutching a sceptre. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. Goold was the artistic director of headlong theatre company 2005 20. In richard ii, anger at a kings arbitrary rule leads to his downfalland sets in motion a decadeslong struggle for the crown that continues in several more history plays.
Richard ii royal shakespeare company youtube the tragedy of richard ii by william shakespeare duration. The royal shakespeare company rsc is a major british theatre company, based in. Richard ii guarda film con sottotitoli in italiano gratuitamente. Watch david tennants richard ii for free and loads more. Shakespeare a colazione streaming ita altadefinizione. At the beginning of the play, richard ii banishes his cousin henry bolingbroke from england. Music and speeches from the royal shakespeare company s production of richard ii are available for purchase on cd and from itunes beginning oct. Review of the royal shakespeare companys richard ii, now on. Richard ii, by the royal shakespeare company, with. 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. David tennant, oliver ford davies, michael pennington, nigel lindsay. Live performance of the historical play by william shakespeare with david tennant playing the title role. In addition, the casting for bolingbroke was spot on as he appeared both likable and despicable according to his interaction with richard. Royal shakespeare theatre, stratforduponavon barbican theatre, london, in rep.
Played a limited season at the royal shakespeare theatre before transferring for another short season at the barbican centre in the barbican theatre, the rscs former london home. Subreddit for all those theatre obsessed people who want proshots instead of bootlegs to be seen. Review of shakespeares richard ii directed by gregory. David tennant plays richard ii as he hands his crown to bollingbroke, played by. Wikimedia commons has media related to richard ii of england. The royal shakespeare company rsc is a major british theatre company, based in stratforduponavon, warwickshire, england. The project began with shakespeares richard ii, starring david tennant, in november. Shakespeare in love alta definizione cb01streaming ita. 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. Gregory doran 20 production richard ii royal shakespeare. Special request royal shakespeare company richard ii. 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. It was also the first play that the company broadcast live from stratfordupon avon to.
Richard ii stage footage act iv, scene 1 the deposition scene 20. Containing information about the royal shakespeare company s winter 20 season. This is the one to see, if you love richard ii the play. Both times, it is safe to say that this adaptation of. Royal shakespeare company, royal shakespeare theatre, stratforduponavon monday, december 2, 20, live from stratforduponavon, folger theatre directed by gregory doran. Peter kirwan school of english, university of nottingham, nottingham ng7 2rd, uk correspondence peter. What a walloping spectacle the royal shakespeare company gives us with its two henry iv plays. Screening of the play, starring david tennant as richard ii. Shakespeares richard ii and the essex rebellion the.
A man whose vanity threatens to divide the great houses of england and drag his people into a dynastic civil. Royal shakespeare company richard ii 20 11 20 gb drama, history 3h user score. In the late 1990s it began to be included in publications of the complete works as coauthored by shakespeare. 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.
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. The first play of a historical tetralogy consisting of shakespeares henry iv parts 1 and 2 and henry v. It has recently become accepted as part of shakespeares canon of plays. Royal shakespeare company richard ii streaming justwatch. His inadequacy eventually leads to his downfall, but the disgraced monarch undergoes immense psychological trauma before he can accept his fate. Image caption david tennant will return as richard ii five years after his hamlet at the rsc. You can buy royal shakespeare company richard ii on apple itunes as download or rent it on apple itunes online. The popular view of richard has more than anything been influenced by shakespeare s play about the king, richard ii. Sep 19, 20 short synopsis king richard is called upon to settle a dispute between his cousin henry bolingbroke and thomas mowbray. Played a limited season at the royal shakespeare theatre before transferring for another short season at the barbican centre in the barbican. Rsc artistic director gregory doran directs david tennant in the title role of a definitive production of a great play. They even performed before the queen on the eve of essexs execution just 17 days after richard ii was staged. The quarto edition omits the deposition scene in act iv, almost certainly as a result of censorship.
Rsc winter 20 season guide by royal shakespeare company. The royal shakespeare company produced the play with david tennant in the lead role in 20. The shakespeare theatre company is a regional theatre company located in washington, united states. This production played at the royal shakespeare theatre in stratforduponavon and the barbican in london in the 20 winter season. Richard ii is so lyrical and thoughtprovoking that it may be my favorite of all the plays.
The company employs over 1,000 staff and produces around 20 productions a year. It may be because of my love for david tennants acting but i sympathised heavily with his version of richard ii, like no other i have seen. Shakespeare s richard was a cruel, vindictive and irresponsible king. Director gregory doran leads the royal shakespeare company in this masterful take on shakespeares incisive study of squandered sovereignty, the first chapter in the epic cycle king and country. Royal shakespeare company richard ii 20 full movie. Royal shakespeare company, royal shakespeare theatre. His richard, with his brocade gown and christlike hair, initially. Its taken too long for the publically funded rsc to put live streaming in place. David warner performing the title role of richard ii at the royal shakespeare theatre, stratforduponavon. The richard iii depicted in shakespeares famous play is one of deceit and unnatural evil. King richard ii by william shakespeare free at loyal books. The white hart was the personal emblem and livery of king richard ii. One of them is marquee tv, which has a huge amount of topnotch royal shakespeare company stuff including some guy called david tennant taking on the title role of richard ii as.
Richard ii, with david tennant in the title role, was the first play directed by gregory doran in his new position as artistic director of the rsc in october 20. 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. Recorded live at the royal shakespeare theatre, stratforduponavon, november 20. 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. 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. Watch or download royal shakespeare company richard ii 20. A man whose vanity threatens to divide the great houses of england and drag his people. As a admirer of david tennants work, i went to go and see this production in stratford upon avons rsc twice. Royal shakespeare company productions including richard ii starring david tennant. 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. A large medievalstyle painting of richard ii hangs behind him to form the posters central image with the sceptre linking the modern with the historical due to.
They are staged in the expansive manner, the acting fruity, the lighting full of oranges and blues. David tennant plays richard ii like a casual hippie the spectator. Both times, it is safe to say that this adaptation of richard ii is unfailingly amazing. Moreover, the status of his company seems to have been undiminished. The backdrop was made of a chain curtain onto which an image of a white hart was projected. See as you like it, the taming of the shrew and measure for measure at theatres in canterbury, newcastle, blackpool plymouth and nottingham. After successful runs in stratforduponavon and london we are taking our electrifying season of shakespeare on tour. In 1601, shakespeare was not questioned, though he was the named author on the title page of the second edition of richard ii, published in 1598. The deposition scene, act iv, scene 1 of shakespeare s history play, richard ii. Since 2010 goold been an associate director at the royal shakespeare company. Richard ii stage footage act iv, scene 1 the deposition scene 20 royal shakespeare company.
Shakespeare theatre company production history wikipedia. 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. 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. Richard calls for a duel but then halts it just before swords clash. Royal shakespeare company live broadcasts richard ii today. Richard ii download italiano, film richard ii in italiano newer post older post home.
Captured live in stratforduponavon, this adaptation was the first production of artistic director gregory dorans sixyear plan to stage all of shakespeares. With david tennant, elliot barnesworrell, antony byrne, sean chapman. Richard ii david tennant rsc 2014 by david tennant dvd. In 20, the company began live screenings of its shakespeare productions called live.
Please subscribe this dailymotion channel and the youtube channel if ok or pleasure better. A day before it was scheduled to be posted online, the bbc website have uploaded the filmed production of david tennant in richard ii. Richard ii stage footage act iv, scene 1 the deposition. 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. 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. David tennant is to star in the title role of richard ii as part of the royal shakespeare company s. Goold was born in highgate, england, a suburb of north london. David tennant played the title role of richard ii in this production which was filmed at the royal shakespeare theatre in stratforduponavon on wednesday th november 20. Richard ii royal shakespeare company digital theatre. The life and death of king richard the second, commonly called richard ii, is a history play by. A production image from gregory dorans 20 production of richard ii, showing the queen in front of a backdrop, designed by stephen brimson lewis. Shakespeares primary source for richard ii, as for most of his chronicle. Review of shakespeare s richard ii directed by gregory doran for the royal shakespeare company at the royal shakespeare theatre, stratforduponavon, 29 october 20.
Richard ii, king of england, is a selfcentred individual and a poor leader. The daily mail he has played richard iii, shylock, leontes, macbeth and prospero to huge acclaim. 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. 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.
It has recently become accepted as part of shakespeare s canon of plays. It is important to understand that shakespeare knew of richard iii through the stories passed down by those who lived and ruled after him most importantly the tudor family who took the throne after richards death. Captured live in stratforduponavon, this adaptation was the first production of artistic director gregory dorans sixyear plan to stage all of shakespeare s. The royal shakespeare company together with marquee tv are offering a.
The main feature on this dvd title probably has english subtitles. David tennant to play richard ii in rscs winter season bbc. Richard ii begins as richards cousin, henry bolingbroke, charges thomas mowbray with serious crimes, including the murder of the duke of gloucester. 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 tragedy of richard ii by william shakespeare youtube.714 54 1274 1368 1058 116 1133 14 130 569 907 140 560 470 810 534 1369 18 1236 1161 675 801 1513 772 1492 1075 683 1148 95 1258 58 1341 1090 133 1510 580 1063 1263 1056 395 638 1381 206 738 669