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Richard II is the first of four episodes in The Hollow Crown TV series aired in 2012 and produced by Sam Mendes. Rupert Goold directed this adaptation of William Shakespeare’s play and collaborated with Ben Power on the screenplay. The other three episodes are: Henry IV, Part 1; Henry IV, Part 2; and Henry V.
Wikipedia entry on The Hollow Crown: Richard II episode: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_II_%28film%29
Wikipedia entry on the play of Richard II: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_II_%28play%29
Programme information for The Hollow Crown from BBC Two: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00s90hz
Wikipedia entry on The Hollow Crown (TV Series): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hollow_Crown_%28TV_series%29
Learn more about Richard II in the Shakespeare Uncovered series: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/shakespeare-uncovered/video/richard-ii-with-derek-jacobi/
John of Gaunt chastises King Richard
Note: http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/shakespeare John of Gaunt (Patrick Stewart) is dying. He criticises Richard (Ben Wishaw) for being surrounded by a thousand flatterers and for being landlord of England rather than King.