Arts & Culture, theatre

Richard II @ The Barbican

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Richard II has, amongst its arsenal of powerhouse actors, one particularly massive draw: David Tennant. The billboards that plaster the underground feature not Richard II on his throne, but David Tennant converse clad with sceptre in hand. RSC made the most of their star performer’s clout and immeasurable popularity for marketing’s sake. It is no surprise that David Tennant lived up to the hype and delivered a shiver enduing performance as deposed monarch Richard II.

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