“It's really a play about the interior of our mind, all of our minds."
Fiona Shaw reflects on playing the titular role in Richard II for both the stage production at the National Theatre and the BBC film adaptation directed by Deborah Warner.
Shaw describes taking on the role of Richard II as coming ‘around like all good ideas - by accident’. Cast as a character whose gender differs from her own, she examines the complexities of Richard II, the response of the critics to her performance and capturing the production at the 3 Mills Studio.
Goodbye doesn’t have to be forever - your administrator can easily renew your subscription via email@example.com, so you can return to the DT+ community. Your new subscription will include:
450+ video and audio performances, with all-star casts - across theatre, dance, opera and music.
300+ video teaching resources, with industry leaders - including interviews, lectures, workshops and documentaries.
350+ written teaching resources, by industry leaders - including lesson plans, concise introductions, play texts, curriculum-mapped revision guides and director notebooks.
Call the team via your nearest timezone number:
Europe: +44 (0) 20 3873 1330
Americas: +1 646 652 0150
Asia: +852 5808 0068
Or, leave a message via firstname.lastname@example.org