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The Hollow Crown: Richard II

  • Aired: 09/20/2013
  • 03:15
  • Rating: NR
In this scene, King Richard, played by Ben Whishaw, relinquishes the crown to Henry Bolingbroke. This adaptation is part of "The Hollow Crown: Shakespeare's History Plays" series.
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Ben Whishaw performs the deposition scene from Shakespeare's Richard II.
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