Explore the links below to find out more about Richard II and other Shakespeare plays.

Michael Redgrave as Richard II in the 1951 production, directed by Anthony Quayle
Michael Redgrave as Richard II in the 1951 production, directed by Anthony Quayle
Photo by Angus McBean © RSC – Image Licensing

RSC related websites

Our archive is held at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. You can visit the Library and Archives there to look at production related information, including photos, videos of shows and stage management documents:

You can search the RSC catalogue here:

For further reading lists, synopses and more information about each of the plays, visit the RSC Shakespeare editions website:

Other websites

The BBC's series on Shakespeare in collaboration with the RSC:

The Bodleian's Library have digitised their edition of Shakespeare's First Folio so you can see the play in the 1623 form:

Explore the leading American Shakespeare Library, their digital image collection and their digital text project:

You can search the whole of Shakespeare's plays for quotes or specific words on Rhymezone:

For more advanced searching of Shakespeare's plays, look at Open Source Shakespeare:

For a humorous summary of Richard II and other plays, try Good Tickle-Brain

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