Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Twelfth Night (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
Director: Tim Carroll
Stars: Samuel Barnett, Liam Brennan, Paul Chahidi
The Government Inspector (TV Movie 2005)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Peter Kosminsky's powerful factual drama about the Iraq dossier row and the subsequent death of Dr David Kelly, one of the top government experts on Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Director: Peter Kosminsky
Stars: Mark Rylance, Jonathan Cake, Emma Fielding
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In the 1800s a naturalist marries into a family of British country gentry.

Director: Philip Haas
Stars: Mark Rylance, Kristin Scott Thomas, Patsy Kensit
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Reckless desire wreaks havoc over Memorial Day weekend as a family confronts the volatile and fragile nature of love. Inspired by Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull," set in rural New England in 1984.

Director: Christian Camargo
Stars: Katie Holmes, William Hurt, Allison Janney
Nocturne III (2009)
Short | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A Surrealist inspired short film focusing on insomnia and its relation to a disturbed psyche.

Director: Nataasha Van Kampen
Stars: Mark Rylance
Animation | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A young man goes to a school for servants run by a brother and sister. In the dreamlike and surreal world that he enters, how will his presence impact the people there and possibly even the school itself?

Directors: Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay
Stars: Mark Rylance, Alice Krige, Gottfried John
Richard II (TV Movie 1978)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The incompetent Richard II is deposed by Henry Bolingbroke and undergoes a crisis of identity once he is no longer king.

Director: David Giles
Stars: Derek Jacobi, John Gielgud, Jon Finch
Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and the son of his chief enemy fall in love in this uniquely structured retelling of the 'The... See full summary »

Director: Peter Greenaway
Stars: John Gielgud, Michael Clark, Michel Blanc

A British magistrate working in a small colonial town begins to question his loyalty to the Empire.

Director: Ciro Guerra
Stars: Mark Rylance
Leonardo (TV Mini-Series 2003)
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

An exploration of the life of Leonardo da Vinci.

Stars: Mark Rylance, Che Cartwright, Sherwin Nuland


Cast overview, first billed only:
Andrew Marr ...
Himself - Presenter
Razia Iqbal ...
Herself - Presenter
John of Gaunt / Head Gardener / Keeper
Terence McGinity ...
Thomas Mowbray / Second Gardener / Groom
William Osbourne ...
Duchess of Gloucester / Willoughby / Bishop of Carlisle (as William Osborne)
Albie Woodington ...
Chu Omambala ...
Richard Glaves ...
Justin Shevlin ...
Sir William Bagot / Welsh Captain / Scroop / First Gardener
Bill Stewart ...
Michael Brown ...
Peter Shorey ...
Sir William Ross / Duchess of York

Comic-Con 2017: All Aboard the IMDboat


July 20 to 23, 2017

Get entertainment news, trailer drops, and photos with IMDb's coverage of 2017 San Diego Comic-Con featuring host and IMDboat captain Kevin Smith. Watch our exclusive celebrity interviews, and tune in to our LIVE show from 3:30 to 5 p.m. PDT on Saturday, July 22.

Browse Our Guide to Comic-Con



Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis







Release Date:

7 September 2003 (UK)  »

Filming Locations:

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


See  »

Did You Know?


Version of II. Richárd (1976) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Live broadcast from the Globe Theatre, London
10 May 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A broadcast on BBC4 of Shakespeare's Richard II live from the Globe Theatre, London.

This is my favourite Shakespeare play and the first that I saw at the Globe theatre. It was an 'original practices production' with an all-male cast. I feel very lucky that I was able to record this from the TV as it is not available for purchase. A CD is available from the Globe shop featuring music and words form this production, however.

Mark Rylance was wonderful as Richard II. Richard is my favourite Shakespeare character as I love to witness his growth throughout the play which Mark Rylance performed very well. I felt that this production was a little unsympathetic to Richard at the start, though I am sure most would disagree with me; I have a tendency to think him better than he is. However, it was necessary to show his growth throughout the play. Richard makes a poor King, yet as a man he has good qualities and the play explores this division. This production enables us to see this with the intimacy between him and his wife as well as the loyalty of Aumerle.

Though the production was not exactly as I had imagined from reading it (I imagined more pathos in scenes where humour dominated as in his 'little grave' speech), it was thoroughly enjoyable and has been recognised by many for its quality. It featured my favourite living actor, Mark Rylance, and the beautifully spoken and handsome Liam Brennan as Henry Bollingbroke. I love to see these two teamed up as they were in my favourite production ever, Twelfth Night, performed at the Globe.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: