An acclaimed Hamlet in the Royal Shakespeare Company's hit production (also a recent Great Performances production), David Tennant meets fellow actors who've tackled this most iconic of roles, including superstar Jude Law, and compares notes on the role's titanic challenges. Tennant digs deep into the text about the doomed Danish Prince alongside the actors Simon Russell Beale and Ben Whishaw. In this episode: You may my glories and my state depose, but not my griefs; still am I king of those. Derek Jacobi looks at Richard II and returns to a role he played 30 years ago: the story of a king who loses his crown.
Shakespeare uncovered: Richard II With Derek Jacobi.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
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Originally produced by PBS in 2013.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Tennant, David, contributor.; Law, Jude, contributor.; Prince, Danish, contributor.; Russell, Beale, contributor.; Whishaw, Ben, contributor.