The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.2386 Monday, 9 December 2002
Date: Monday, 09 Dec 2002 02:49:50 -0800
Subject: Richard II on TV
You may be interested to know that Ovation, the arts network cable TV
channel, is going to air a controversial production of Richard II.
Friday, December 27, 4 p.m. EST, will be the next showing. Here is the
blurb on the web site:
>Richard II, as directed by Deborah Warner, drew critical acclaim
>throughout Europe. Her controversial casting of actress Fiona Shaw in
>the title role defines this production of Shakespeare's classic as a
>milestone in the world of theatre. Specially reworked for the best
>possible television experience, this unique modern production captures
>the power and brilliance of classical theatre.
This will be my third Richard II for the year!
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