Audio: director's talk

Richard II director Greg Doran talks to our Events Coordinator Nicky Cox about the production.

Amongst other things, Greg discusses the language of the play, why he's against 'dumbing down' Shakespeare, Richard's motives, the challenge of taking the production to cinema audiences and David Tennant's hair.

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Richard II

by William Shakespeare

Barbican Theatre
9 Dec 2013 to 25 Jan 2014

Encore screenings of Richard II are now being broadcast worldwide.

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