“Richard III” with Sir Antony Sher

A Brutal Age of Politics

Richard III is an adept politician – and a consummate actor – which makes him both brilliant and dangerous as he manipulates and maneuvers to quickly achieve his goals.

Premieres Friday, October 26 at 10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). Streams Saturday, October 27 at pbs.org/shakespeareuncovered and on PBS apps.