Richard II is a vain, self-indulgent man who rules with little regard for his people’s welfare. He is ultimately overthrown by his cousin Bolingbroke, who ascends the throne as Henry IV (Jeremy Irons). In this scene from the Shakespeare history play, King Richard (Ben Whishaw) relinquishes the crown to Henry Bolingbroke (Rory Kinnear). Richard II, the first installment of “The Hollow Crown” premieres Friday, September 20 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).
available17902365048901cove1790The Hollow Crown: Richard IIBen Whishaw performs the deposition scene from Shakespeare's Richard II.2013-09-20 21:00:00publishdisabledshowfalse3972Twilight: Los AngelesAn encore of Anna Deavere Smith’s theatrical work about the 1992 L.A. riots.2015-04-29 19:00:00http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/files/2012/06/Anna-Deveare-Smith-as-Cornel-West-480x270.jpg2365478756cove3790La Dolce Vita: The Music of Italian CinemaWith the New York Philharmonic, featuring Joshua Bell, Renée Fleming and Josh Groban.2015-02-27 22:00:00http://www.pbs.org/wnet/gperf/files/2015/02/gper-dolce-promo-mezz-480x270.jpg2365419520cove
- 0 COMMENTS