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Richard II (2012, Rupert Goold)

TitleRichard II
Release LocationsUK
DirectorRupert Goold
MediumColor video with sound
Length2 hrs, 20 mins
Play ConnectionsRichard II (teleplay)
SettingRoyal Court at Westminster, 1399
SeriesThe Hollow Crown


Aired over four segments, the BBC's The Hollow Crown includes adaptations of Richard II, Henry IV parts 1 & 2, and Henry V. The episodes first aired in June and July 2012 and were also available on BBC iPlayer.

Performance Chronicle Gatekeeper — Added 2012-07-16

Cast Overview

King RichardBen Whishaw
John of GauntSir Patrick Stewart
BolingbrokeRory Kinnear
Duke of AumerleTom Hughes
Thomas MowbrayJames Purefoy
Sir John BushyFerdinand Kingsley
John BagotSamuel Roukin
Sir Henry GreenHarry Hadden-Paton
Earl of NorthumberlandDavid Morrissey
Lord RossPeter De Jersey
Lord WilloughbyAdrian Schiller
Bishop of CarlisleLucian Msamati
Abbot of WestministerRichard Bremmer
Lord MarshallFinbar Lynch
Sir Stephen ScroopTom Goodman-Hill
Welsh CaptainRhodri Miles
GardenerDavid Bradley
Gardener's AssistantSimon Trinder
Queen IsabellaClemence Poesy
Duchess of YorkLindsay Duncan
The Queen's Serving LadyIsabella Laughland
GroomDaniel Boyd
Duke of YorkDavid Suchet

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorRupert Goold
ProducerRupert Ryle-Hodges

Company Overview

Producer BBC Enterprises