BBC Radio has a unique heritage when it comes to Shakespeare. Since 1923, when the newly formed company broadcast its first full-length play, generations of actors and producers have honed and perfected the craft of making Shakespeare to be heard.
Richard, son of the Black Prince, is brought up to believe in his right to rule by divine right. When he comes to the throne, he proves capricious and narcissistic - unfit to rule.
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