Shakespeare Unbard Episode 10. The underrated masterpiece that is Richard II


Richard II is one of Shakespeare's greatest works and if it was put in the Colosseum with King Lear or Hamlet, the odds would be pretty even about which of them would win. In this episode of Shakespeare Unbard, Joel Fishbane examines this underrated masterpiece. Also: the show is summarized and a review of a production featuring David Tennant.

On this episode, you'll hear quotes and clips from:


Brill, Clive. dir. Richard II. Arkangel Recordings, 1998.

Shakespeare, William. The Life and Death of King Richard II. (The Riverside Shakespeare) Houghton and Mifflin, 1974.



Goold, Rupert. The Hollow Crown: Richard II. BBC Films. 2013.

Doran, Greogry. Richard II. Royal Shakespeare Company, 2014.



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