Shakespeare UncoveredSeason 1, Episode 3 - Richard Ii
Derek Jacobi revisits the role of Richard II which he played in 1978 for the BBC. He reveals why it might have cost Shakespeare his life, and shares some of the political parallels within the play that still resonate today.
Shakespeare Uncovered was broadcast on ABC Me at Friday 28 October 2022, 11:05. This episode was initially placed on Friday 8 June 2018.
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