National Theatre Live
The Tragedy of King Richard the Second
Sunday, Jan 27, 1:00 pm
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins. An Almeida Theatre production.
King. The male ruler of an independent state; one who inherits the position by right of birth.
King of the castle. A children’s game in which each child attempts to stand alone on a mound, or sandcastle, by pushing other children off it.
Simon Russell Beale (The Lehman Trilogy, King Lear) plays King Richard II in a visceral new production about the limits of power, directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins (Little Revolution, Absolute Hell).
Running Time: 2 hours 30 minutes