Global TV: The Hollow Crown

11/15/2021; 57 minutes

Moderator James McNamara speaks with writer Ben Power about his adaptation of Shakespeare's Richard III for the BBC series, The Hollow Crown. Power discusses various elements of the series, commenting on the casting choices, which included actors of color and the political context of the series, which was developed during a visible rise of authoritarian figures in the United Kingdom. He also speaks on the challenges of adapting from Shakespeare and offers his perspective on what allowed the series to be engaging for audiences while still remaining true to Shakespeare's vision. (#37610)

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