Season 1, Episode 3 Richard II With Derek Jacobi

First Aired: February 1, 2013

Derek Jacobi examines "Richard II," which he starred in for the BBC in 1978. He details the political aspects of the play that still resonate in the modern age, and coaches actors at the Globe who are acting in it. Also: excerpts from a "Great Performances" production of the play that stars Ben Whishaw and Patrick Stewart.

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  • Premiered: January 25, 2013
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: The stories behind Shakespeare's greatest plays are explored by Shakespearean actors and directors. (more)

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