Richard II


1979

Brief Synopsis

Shakespeare's history play about the weak King Richard II and his inability to cope with sedition and rebellion in England in the late 1300s, which led to the loss of the throne to the usurper Henry Bolingbroke (later Henry IV), and his own ignominious murder at the hands of Henry's henchman.

Film Details

Also Known As
Shakespeare Plays (03/28/79), The
Release Date
1979

Synopsis

Shakespeare's history play about the weak King Richard II and his inability to cope with sedition and rebellion in England in the late 1300s, which led to the loss of the throne to the usurper Henry Bolingbroke (later Henry IV), and his own ignominious murder at the hands of Henry's henchman.

Film Details

Also Known As
Shakespeare Plays (03/28/79), The
Release Date
1979

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