This morning in Preparatory, The Royal Shakespeare Company beamed the brilliant David Tennant into the classroom in a production of Richard II via a live satellite link!

The whole RSC experience was really well presented.

Here is a synopsis straight from the RSC website:

Richard is King. A monarch ordained by God to lead his people. But he is also a man of very human weakness. A man whose vanity threatens to divide the great houses of England and drag his people into a dynastic civil war that will last 100 years.

We prepared for the production by exploring a synopsis, analysing the plot structure and a piece of religious art: The Wilton Diptych.

"The open ear of youth doth always listen."

Mr. Shake - Spear.

Mr Terence

 

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