John of Gaunt chastises King Richard 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.

The Hollow Crown: Richard II

Goold, Rupert 2012

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. Read More