"Teach thy necessity to reason thus; there is no virtue like necessity." -Richard II
Richard II, defying tradition and laws of succession, disinherits Bolingbroke and uses that money to finance a military adventure in Ireland.
A stellar cast includes Derek Jacobi, Sir John Gielgud, Charles Gray, Jon Finch and Dame Wendy Hiller.
Digitally remastered; Picture and sound enhanced; PC/Mac Downloadable scripts; Word for word as written by William Shakespeare.
BBC/Time Life, 2000. DVD Region 1. Closed Captioned. Running Time: 157 minutes. Ages 7-adult.