Shakespeare News: Richard II Clip

Cassius dissects the clip of the upcoming Richard II starring Ben Whishaw as Richard and Patrick Stewart as John Gaunt (coming soon on the BBC and then PBS for those of us on this side of the pond – more details forthcoming). This scene is from Act II Scene I, where Gaunt yells at Richard for being a terrible king, and things get really tense! To watch the clip without my interruptions:

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