VIDEO: Trailer For The Royal Shakespeare Company's King & Country Cycle
The Royal Shakespeare Company have released a trailer for their upcoming winter event, King And Country: The Great Cycle Of Kings. Taking place at the Barbican Theatre in London, the event sees Shakespreare's great Tetralogy of history plays - Richard II, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 and Henry V - performed in cycle from the 12th - 24th January 2016.
The King and Country Cycle sees David Tennant return to his award-winning role as King Richard in Richard II. He'll be joined by Anthony Sher as Falstaff and Jasper Britton as King Henry in Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, with Alex Hassell as Prince Hal / King Henry in Henry IV and Henry V. There will also be stand-alone performances of the individual plays.
Watch the trailer here, which features music composed by Paul Englishby for Richard II.
Ticket details are available on the RSC website; please note that tickets for stand-alone performances of Richard II are currently unavailable.
Keep up to date with news about the Cycle, including information about international stagings, on the King And Country website.