Great Performances

Richard II

Season 41 Episode 1 | 2h 28m 30s

Watch the full film adaptation of Shakespeare's RIchard II from The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare's History Plays series. The story of a king who loses his crown stars actor Ben Whishaw in the title role.

Aired: 09/20/13

Expired: 10/18/13

Rating: NR

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