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I’m far from being the biggest Shakespeare scholar on the block, so having me review The Hollow Crown might not seem like the best idea at first blush.  However, the beauty of this mini-series is how accessible it is to even those of us whose last brush with the playwright came during high school English.  It helps that the cast is composed of up-and-coming faces of this generation of actors, alongside veterans of stage and screen who define the word gravitas and could probably do Shakespeare in their sleep.   Much like the long-standing works of the English author himself, The Hollow Crown is equally enjoyable for neophytes making their introduction to Shakespeare or scholars looking for a new interpretation.  Hit the jump for my review. Richard II Feature The first installment of the four-part series is adapted from Shakespeare’s “King Richard the Second”, centering on the English king »

- Dave Trumbore

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